Friday, July 9
Women in their Twenties will meet tonight at 8 p.m. at the DC Center, 1318 U St., N.W. Women in their 20s is a social discussion group for lesbian, bisexual, transgender and other interested women in Washington, D.C. For more information visit womenintheir20s.org.
Queer Pulp For the Girls and Bois at Black Squirrel, 2427 18th St., N.W., is tonight at 9. No cover charge, 21 and over to enter.
Panorama Productions presents Kaya Jones at Ultrabar, 911 F St., N.W., tonight. Doors open at 9 p.m. Formally of the Pussycat Dolls, Jones will be performing all the hits. 18 and over to enter.
Lady Gaga vs. Madonna vs. M.I.A. – A Dance Night with DJ lil’e at 9:30 club, 815 V St., N.W., tonight. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be bought at 930.com.
Apex, 1415 22nd St., N.W., presents Siren: An Adolphson/Riggins Summer Production featuring DJ Majr and DJ Aaron Riggins in the main hall tonight. The video bar will be showing music videos featuring Kylie Minogue all night long. $8 cover. 18 to enter, 21 to drink.
Saturday, July 10
District of Columbia Aquatics Club is hosting the 19th annual Maryland Swim for Life in Chestertown, Md. Swim for Life begins and ends at Rolph’s Wharf on the Chester River. Athletes have the choice of swimming 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 miles and must raise a minimum of $100 to participate. Check-in starts 7 a.m. The swim start at 9 a.m. and the awards ceremony will be at 12:30 p.m. Swim for Life is an open water swim competition and fundraising event to benefit area HIV/AIDS non-profit organizations, as well as local watershed organizations that advocate for clean, local waters. Visit swimdcac.org for more information and to register.
Third Annual B.Y.O.E. (Bring Your Own Everything) Family Picnic co-hosted by NOVA GL Professionals, Burgundy Crescent Volunteers, DC Ice Breakers, and DC Lesbian Singles at Great Falls National Park in McLean, Va. There’s something for everyone — trails, museums, and indoor and outdoor activity areas. There is even a ranger-guided tour along the ridge of the falls scheduled for 12:15 p.m. that day. Look for the NOVA GL Professionals logo at the site. Directions to the park (and other park info) can be found on the National Park Service’s Great Falls website: nps.gov/grfa/index.htm.
Adventuring will have its third of five hikes in their “Welcome!” series, Welcome to the US Capitol Gardens Hike. For this outing, they will meet at Jaleo, 480 7th St., N.W., at 11:30 a.m. for lunch and leave for the walk around the U.S. Capitol Gardens around 1 p.m. This urban hike is 2.9 miles long, with negligible elevation gain. A bottle of water will be helpful if the weather is particularly warm. There is a $2 trip fee. Visit adventuring.org for more information and to sign up for this hike.
MIXTAPE DC at EFN Lounge, 1318 9th St., N.W., from 10 p.m.-2:30 a.m. MIXTAPE is a dance party for queer guys and gals and their pals that features DJs Shea Van Horn and Matt Bailer playing an eclectic mix of electro, alt-pop, indie rock, house, disco, new wave, and anything else you can dance to. $5 cover for 21 and over.
The Purple Albatross Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the musical “Singing Eggs and Spermless Babies” at this year’s Capital Fringe Festival at 10:15 p.m. The musical follows a lesbian couple willing to go to any lengths to have a baby — and the suicidal fertility doctor, dancing ova, and queer cruise guests who try to help. Performances are at Fort Fringe – The Baldacchino Gypsy Tent Bar, 607 New York Ave., N.W. Tickets are $15 and available at capfringe.org or at the door.
Under the Big Top featuring Kristina Kelly and the Girls of Glamour at Apex, 1415 22nd St., N.W., at 11 p.m. DJ Gigi will be in the main hall starting at midnight and DJ Michael Brandon will be in the east wing dance lounge. $10 cover. 18 to enter, 21 to drink.
Sunday, July 11
The Pocket Gays are back and ready for class with “Oh Thank Heaven! Sunday School.” This month’s class is inspired by 7-Eleven and will be on the rooftop of Local 16, 1602 U St., N.W. DJs Bil Todd, Shea Van Horn and Jason Godfrey will be spinning. This month’s class will feature special Slurpee shots, drink specials, and early birds will get the chance to find their pocket match and see the bartender for an extra-special, pocket-sized treat. There’s no cover.
The DC Kings present Summer Studs at Phase 1, 525 8th St., S.E., at 10 p.m. There will also be a King Idol show. To participate in King Idol, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your spot and show up with your CD by 8:30 p.m. Visit dckings.com for more information.
Monday, July 12
The GLB Youth Support Group will meet at the GW Center Clinic, 1922 F St., N.W., Suite 103, at 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 13
Masters And slaves Together (MAsT) meeting will be held at the DC Center, 1318 U St., N.W., at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will include a discussion about “SlaveCraft,” a book by Guy Baldwin and will be facilitated by Master Shawn. There is an optional munch at 6 p.m. at a nearby restaurant. Visit mastwashington.org for more information.
Wednesday, July 14
Wolf Trap presents The B-52s with special guest Supercluster at the Filene Center, 1645 Trap Rd., Vienna, Va., at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 for the lawn and $40 for in-house. Visit wolftrap.org for more information and to purchase tickets.
Thursday, July 15
“Forever Plaid: The Heavenly Musical Hit” will be performed at the Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd., Olney, Md., at 7:30 p.m. Sparky, Smudge, Jinx, and Frankie are the “flipside” of the 1950s rock ‘n’ roll revolution. While en route to picking up plaid tuxedos for their first real gig, a freak accident ended their promising careers too soon. Join Olney as Forever Plaid is miraculously revived to perform the show that never was, including the hit songs “Three Coins in the Fountain,” “Sixteen Tons,” and “Love is a Many Splendored Thing.” Visit olneytheatre.org for more information and to purchase tickets.