Friday, July 30
Slut Night returns tonight at Phase 1, 525 8th St., S.E., at 9 p.m. A Phase Fest fundraiser like no other, come to Slut Night in whatever makes you feel sexiest — cleavage, ties, stilettos, boots, polos, feathers or even just jeans. This is a no-holds-barred event where you can be you and be positively free to engage your personal definition of “slutty.” There will be tantalizing performances, shot specials and door prizes plus a chance to win a pair of tickets to Phasefest 2010. There will be a $10 cover and you must be 21 to enter.
GooGoo for GaGa tonight at Apex, 1415 22nd St., N.W. A night of music dedicated to the hit machine, DJ 45Z will be playing Lady Gaga and more all night. There will be an $8 cover charge. Must be 18 to enter, 21 to drink.
DJ Skeet Skeet will be spinning tonight at Ultrabar, 911 F St., N.W., from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Must be 18 t enter.
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.
Gay District, a weekly, non-church affiliated discussion and social group for GBTQ men between 18 and 35, meets tonight from 8:30-10:30 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 1820 Connecticut Ave., N.W. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate Shabbat services, 8:30-10 p.m. at the Washington, D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. Services are followed by an Oneg social.
Saturday, July 31
DC Front Runners fun walk/run at Rock Creek Park is today from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The walk goes from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and the run goes from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Adventuring and the Dulles Triangles present Antietam Creek Tubing Trip. The flow is generally calm, with a few areas of mild rapids for excitement. Bring a towel, swimsuit, old shoes to wear in the creek, a “substantial” tube (heavy vinyl, no pool float), water, lunch to eat prior to tubing, sunscreen, a change of clothes, and the $2 per person trip fee. No glassware, please. A life jacket is required for tubing. Meet in the main parking lot at the East Falls Church Metro Station at 9 a.m. sharp. For more information, visit adventuring.org.
Capital Cause presents “To DC, With Love” street festival, an interactive, fun, and creative outdoor party at Howard University, 5th and Harvard streets., N.W., from 4-9 p.m. Ticket information can be found at todcwithlove.eventbrite.com. Proceeds will benefit various nonprofits.
Bruce Pfeufer presents the DC Cowboys in a benefit performance for the CAMP Rehoboth Community Center at the Rehoboth Beach Theatre of the Arts, 20 Baltimore Ave., from 9-10:30 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $35 and can be purchased by calling 302-227-5620.
Honda Civic Tour with Paramore at Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Pky., Columbia, Md., featuring Tegan and Sara, New Found Glory, and Kadawatha. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $36 for the pavillion and $21 for the lawn and can be purchased at merriweathermusic.com.
Sunday, Aug. 1
The Best of Washington, D.C.’s long running African-American GLBT social group, will honor Rainbow History Project for its 10 years of service to the community at their annual picnic at noon at Ft. Washington Park, located a few miles south of the District on the Maryland side of the Potomac. The picnic is a potluck, so bring a dish to share with others. The park charges a small entrance fee ($5 for cars). The Rainbow History Project is an all-volunteer 501c3 nonprofit organization.
Monday, Aug. 2
Robyn and Kelis will be at the 9:30 club, 815 V St., N.W. Doors open at 6 p.m. This is a sold-out event.
Volunteer night at the DC Center, 1318 U St., N.W., at 6:30 p.m. Come for a chance to get involved with the local community center and to check out the facility. Activities may include updating the lending library, making safer sex kits, data entry, or anything else that needs to be done. This month volunteers will also be putting up pictures and getting ready for the open house. Pizza and soda will be served.
Tuesday, Aug. 3
Lilith Fair comes to Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Pky., Columbia, Md., with Sarah McLachlan, Indigo Girls, Court Yard Hounds, Cat Power, Sara Bareilles and more. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Tickets range from $57 to $127 and can be purchased at merriweathermusic.com.
NSO at Wolf Trap presents The Music of James Bond at 8:15 p.m. at Wolf Trap National Part for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Va. You’ll be both shaken and stirred by the powerful theme songs from classic James Bond films like Goldfinger, Casino Royale, Dr. No, and others. Tickets can be purchased at wolftrap.org.
Wednesday, Aug. 4
Hands on DC Sports Charity Auction at Nellie’s, from 6-9 p.m. Get your hands on some spectacular, one-of-a-kind sports items from your favorite D.C. teams. Some of the items being auctioned include a Bowman Rookie Card for Nationals Rookie Stephen Strasburg, a set of signed photos from the Capitals Alexander Ovechkin, Mike Green, Alexander Semin and Nicklas Backstrom and a DC United 2010 premium game package featuring two premium seats to a United game. There will also be raffle prizes for gifts from Landmark Theaters, Restaurant.com, Results Gym, Joy of Motion, Tranquil Space and more. In addition to all proceeds from the auction going to Hands on DC, Nellie’s will also donate $2 from every Nellie beer sold. Hands On DC is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that organizes projects to improve the physical condition of D.C. public schools.
Open house and re-launch of David Bohnett Cyber Center at the DC Center, 1318 U St., N.W., from 6-8:30 p.m. The David Bohnett Foundation is donating six state-of-the-art computers and a color laser printer to update the cyber center. With the support of the Verizon Center, the DC Center will be able to provide classes and programs including a new class to help people living with HIV/AIDS learn how to find reliable health information online.
Thursday, Aug. 5
The Atlas Performing Arts Center presents Summer Film Series: Gay 101 showing “All About Eve” starring Bette Davis and Anne Baxter at the Paul Sprenger Theatre, 1333 H St., N.E., at 8 p.m. Buy tickets at atlasarts.org or at the box office one hour prior to the movie.