Burgundy Crescent Volunteer Women’s Social is tonight at the Jazz in the Garden from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Sculpture Garden. BCV will be the group with rainbow towels and blankets. The event was arranged by the Women of BCV Social Committee and will greet attendees with BCV nametags as they arrive. Contact Christine Bartle at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Gay District, a weekly, non-church affiliated discussion and social group for gay, bi and trans men between 18 and 35, meets tonight from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 1820 Connecticut Ave., N.W. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Celebrate Shabbat services, 8:30 to 10 p.m. tonight at the D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. Services are followed by an Oneg social.
Siren, an alternative-to-club music event, is tonight at Apex, 1415 22nd St., N.W., featuring DJs Majr from Shift and Aaron Riggins from HHHH, WTF in the main hall and DJ Frenchie in the backroom video bar playing music videos. There is an $8 cover. You must be 18 to enter, 21 to drink.
NiteCamp, hailed as America’s only college age GoGo team, comes to Town, 2009 8th St., N.W., tonight at 10 p.m. For those 21 and over, this is a $5 cover charge before 11 p.m. and $10 after. For those 18 to 20, the cover is $10 all night.
Saturday, September 11
Ten groups are cohosting a second “Mega Party Game Night” tonight at Bailey’s Pub in Ballston Common Mall, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. There will be free pizza, wings, chips and salsa as well as free use of the pool tables, 50 different games to play and free door prizes. This event is free.
The annual Kings Dominion Gay and Lesbian Night is tonight from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. This event benefits Brother Help Thyself. While other Kings Dominion guests are leaving the park, Brother supporters are entering. In addition to the rides and attractions, there will be a party on International Street. Tickets are $32 in advance and $35 at the gate. To purchase tickets online, visit kingsdominion.com/shop/shopping_corporate_partners.cfm and enter gaynight as the company ID.
CRACK has been canceled for tonight at Town.
BLOWOFF, a monthly party featuring gay DJs/remixers Bob Mould and Richard Morel, is tonight at 9:30 Club, 815 V St., N.W., starting at 11:30 p.m. Visit blowoff.us for more information.
Also at 9:30 Club tonight, in the back bar, is Transformer, presented by the New Gay. It’s billed as D.C.’s only ’60s, ’70s and ’80s queer dance party with DJ’s by Zack Rosen of Homo/Sonic from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. This party is co-ed, trans-inclusive and straight friendly.
Sunday, September 12
CJ Foundation for SIDS is having its annual charity walk today at Buddy Attick Park, 555 Crescent Rd., in Greenbelt. The walk is to have fun and raise funds for SIDS research and support for families who have lost babies to SIDS. There will be live entertainment and actress and spokesperson, Gabrielle Christian of South of Nowhere, plans to attend. Registration is free and starts at 8:15 a.m. The walk is one and one-fourth mile around Greenbelt Lake, rain or show. A light breakfast will be served.
Burgundy Crescent Volunteers will be helping fight hunger in the D.C. area today from 9 a.m. to noon, with D.C. Central Kitchen. Volunteers will help cook, working along chefs who have graduated from DCCK’s job training program. No experience is required, just an interest of cooking. DCCK provides job skills by using rescued and donated ingredients to teach unemployed and homeless individuals how to cook, then turns this food into free meal services. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
D.C. Kings will be performing tonight at Phase 1, 525 8th St., S.E., in an ’80s vs. ’90s Drag King Show starting at 10 p.m. King Idol will happen before the show, so all participants must show up by 8:30 with their CD. This is a 21 and over event. Cover is $5.
Monday, September 13
The first general membership meeting of the Imperial Court of Washington, D.C., will be tonight at Green Lantern, 1335 Green Court, N.W. There will be a meet and greet from 7:30 to 8 p.m. and then the meeting will begin.
Tuesday, September 14
SpeakeasyDC presents “The Underdog: Stories About Beating the Odds” tonight at Town, 2009 8th St., N.W. All the stories told are true. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. $10 cover at the door. An all-you-can-eat buffet will be provided by Nellie’s Sports Bar for an additional $10. Both cover and buffet are cash only. Visit speakeasydc.com for more information.
Wednesday, September 15
SAGE Metro DC is having a LGBT and Aging in America presentation at the D.C. Center, 1318 U St., N.W., today from 8 to 9 a.m. featuring Greg Case from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This presentation is designed toward LGBT professionals and those serving the aging community.
CAGLCC (Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce) has organized a new networking evening especially for women entrepreneurs and professionals and the first event is tonight at the CommonWealth GastroPub, 1400 Irving St., N.W., close to the Columbia Heights Metro, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This event is free for CAGLCC members. If you are not a member, it is $15 if you pre-register, $20 at the door.
The Tom Davaron Social Bridge Club will meet at 7:30 p.m., at the Dignity Center, 721 8th St., S.E., (across from Marine Barracks) for Social Bridge. No partner is needed. Visit lambdabridge.com and click on “Social Bridge in Washington, D.C.”
Thursday, September 16
Gregory Jones will be leading a discussion tonight at the D.C. Center, 1318 U St., N.W., following a screening of the film, ‘Do I Look Fat?’ at 7 p.m.