On this Blog, I will post a highlight of some of the LGBT non-profit and political events that are going on in Ft. Lauderdale each month, so folks who want to attend can put them on their Calendars.
Saturday, February 1 – SAGE of South Florida Monthly Luncheon – 12:30pm – 2:00pm at the Herb Skolnic Center in Pompano Beach. Call (954) 634-7219 to reserve your space. www.sagewebsite.org/sage-calendar/
Saturday, Feb. 8 – Latinos Salud Gala at the DCOTA. – 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Design Center of the Americas, 1855 Griffin Rd, Dania Beach, FL. A VIP cocktail reception with meet and greet, full dinner and open bar, performers and stories from your community! Latinos Salud serves gay Latinos, all persons living with HIV, and anyone who identifies as transgender. Special guests to be announced soon. To register for this event email your details firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, February 9 – OUTshine's Big Night OUT, An Academy Awards Simulcast event –7:00 – 10:00 PM. The Venue Fort Lauderdale 2345 Wilton Dr, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33305. Join us for an incredible night of OUTgoing company, OUTstanding food, and OUTrageous glamor all while watching Hollywood's biggest night. Arrive to red carpet splendor and enjoy cocktail hour & passed appetizers with old & new friends. Take your seat as the Academy Awards begin and be delighted by your three-course meal with entertainment and festival awards scheduled during the commercial breaks. $175 Regular Price. https://tickets.completeticketsolutions.com/OSFF/Online/seatSelect.asp?BOset%3A%3AWSmap%3A%3Aseatmap%3A%3Aperformance_ids=252E1FA8-FE4B-4ECC-B9FD-73B307A500B1&fbclid=IwAR35wPdm7dojRjsw1fF_Mn8JdFIDGhRIbMNvLrvdbsuegEehjfsegEiOE6E
Wednesday, February 12 – Dolphin Democrats Meeting – Second Wednesday of Each Month. 7:00pm. The Pride Center, 2040 A North Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors, FL. 7:00 pm – Pizza and social. 7:30 pm – Meeting. “Further, it shall be the mission of this organization to foster good will between gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) members of the Democratic Party and the community at large. We seek individual freedom in the framework of a just society and political freedom in the framework of meaningful participation by all citizens.” www.dolphindems.org
Friday, February 14 – SunServe Silver Serve Luncheon – 11:00am – 1:00pm (Second Friday of the Month). ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL. Every Second Friday of the Month. SunServe is a model 501(c)(3) nonprofit social service agency serving the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) community in South Florida. We provide high quality, compassionate, and progressive care for all, including those in financial need, minorities, youth, seniors, families, and those with life-challenging physical or emotional conditions. We also perform numerous education and outreach projects. Kindly RSVP by calling 954.764.5150 ext. 114.
Tuesday Feb 18 – GFLGLCC February Mixer at Hunter's Wilton Manors – 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM EST. Hunter's, 2232 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manor's FL, 33305. Join us as Reyka Vodka Presents the January Mixer for the GFLGLCC - Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce at the brand new Le Méridien Dania Beach at Fort Lauderdale Airport.Members: Complimentary with Early Registration or $5 within 24-Hours of the Event. Future Members: $10 with Early Registration or $15 Within 24-hours of the Event. https://www.gogayfortlauderdale.com/events/details/gflglcc-february-mixer-at-hunter-s-wilton-manors-23209
Sunday, Feb. 23 – Stonewall 2020 Gala – 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 551 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. The 7th Annual Stonewall National Museum & Archives Gala will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the fabulous Conrad Hotel hailed as the new five-star beacon of luxury on Fort Lauderdale Beach.
The Gala, co-chaired by Yvonne Rohrbacher and Julio Rodriguez will offer guests an exciting evening celebrating the history and culture of the LGBTQ+ community including open bar, 3-course gourmet dinner, live and silent auctions, and entertainment by Miss Coco Peru. https://stonewall-museum.org
Thursday, Feb 27 – SoFIA Celebrates – 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Broward Center for the Performing Arts , 201 Southwest 5th Avenue South Fort Lauderdale , Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida. Together we'll have an evening celebrating the achievements of our award winners who help empower people as they age in our community. Early Bird - $90 (Extended until February 7, 2020). General Admission - $125. https://crm.fundly.com/10203/Pages/Events/#/Details/6146//
Saturday, Feb. 29 – Signature Cabaret – Island City Stage – 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM. Sonesta Hotel, 999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach. The evening includes: bountiful hors d'oeuvres, decadent desserts, signature drinks, silent and live auctions. It's sure to be a spectacular evening of entertainment. *Proceeds designated for Island City Stage's operational budget. https://islandcitystage.org
Save the Date:
Friday, March 13 – Museum of Discovery and Science 25th Annual Wine Spirits Culinary Celebration – 6:30 PM – 10 PM. Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312. The event’s legendary Grand Tasting will take place from 6:30–10 p.m. VIP access starts at 5:30 p.m. Highlights include delectable fare from south Florida’s leading restaurants and a vast array of flavorful wines and spirits from around the world, as well as local craft beers. All proceeds of the event benefit the Museum. Must be 21+ to attend. CO-CHAIRS: Sal Ferradas of Bank of America, Lee Rubin of Citrix and Nicky Tesser of JetBlue. https://modtickets.com/Mod/Tickets/Tickets.aspx?id=2683