March 21, 2013 | by Erin Durkin
Calendar through March 28
Into the Lime Lite, Bethesda Film Fest, gay news, Washington Blade

A still from ‘Into the Lime Lite,’ a documentary short featured in Bethesda Film Fest. The film is about a Junior Olympic boxing champion from D.C. facing a tough opponent from Northern Ireland. (Photo courtesy BFF)

Friday, March 22

Club Hippo (1 W. Eager St.) hosts the Miss Glamour Girl Benefit 2013 presented by TJT, tonight at 10 p.m. General admission is $8. Table reservations are $60. For more information, visit clubhippo.com.

Town (2009 8th St., N.W.) hosts Bear Happy Hour tonight from 6-11 p.m. This event is for people 21 and older. There is no cover charge. Later the drag show will start at 10:30 p.m. and the GoGo boys come out at 11. Cover is $5 before 11 and $10 after. There are $3 drinks until 11. For details, visit towndc.com.

Saturday, March 23

Bethesda Film Fest takes place at the Imagination Stage (4908 Auburn Ave.) tonight at 8 p.m. The festival features five short documentaries made by local filmmakers: “Baffle their Minds with Bullshit,” “Kerry Leigh,” “Into the Lime Lite,” “The Plan,” “Porchfest” and “The Rights of Butterflies.” Tickets are $10. For more information, visit bethesdsa.org.

Early Mountain Vineyards (6109 Wolftown-Hood Road, Madison, Va.) hosts its first Oyster Festival today at noon. Attendees can enjoy oysters, clams, chowder and all the fixings. Regular tickets are $55 and VIP tickets are $65. For more information, visit earlymountain.com.

Burgundy Crescent volunteers this morning at Food and Friends (219 Riggs Rd., NE) at 8 a.m. and again at 9:45 a.m. Volunteers will help with food preparation and packing groceries. The shifts are limited to 10 per shift. For more information, visit burgundycrescent.org.

Town (2009 8th St., N.W.) hosts “UnderWorld” sponsored by Andrew Christian tonight at 10 p.m. Underworld, a slightly naughty world of underwear and boys, is presented by Universal Gear and features Andrew Christian model gogo boys, giveaways and underwear videos. Music will be presented by DJ Chord. Also Ivy Winters of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” will make an appearance. Cover is $8 before 11 p.m. and $12 after. For more information, visit towndc.com.

Sunday, March 24

Neil Berg’s “101 Years of Broadway” comes to the Strathmore (5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda) tonight at 7 p.m. Music included is from “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Les Miserables,” “Evita,” “CATS,” “Wonderful Town,” “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Fiddler on the Roof.” Performers included Ron Bohmer, Carter Calver, Rober DuSold, Sandra Joseph and Craig Schulman. For more information, visit Strathmore.org.

Metropolitan Community Church (474 Ridge St., NW) holds its weekly 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services. The church has one of the most diverse communities and communion is open to everyone. For more information, visit mccdc.com.

Monday, March 25

The D.C. Center (1318 U St., NW) holds coffee drop-in for the senior LGBT community today at 10 a.m.-noon. The Center will provide complimentary coffee and a community to chat with. For more information, visit thedccenter.org.

Bears do Yoga takes place this evening 6:30 p.m. as part of a series at the Green Lantern (1335 Green Court, NW). This is part of a basic yoga series that takes place every Monday and is open to people of varying body types and experience. There is no charge. For more information, visit thedccenter.org.

The D.C. Lambda Squares holds its dance series tonight at 7:30 p.m. at National City Christian Church (5 Thomas Circle, NW). The only square dance club located in Washington, the group invites everybody to learn square dancing in just 16 Mondays. No special outfits, partner or prior dance experience is needed. Cost is $100. For more information or to register, visit dclambdasquares.org.

Whitman-Walker Health (1701 14th St., NW) holds its HIV+ Newly Diagnosed Support Group tonight at 7. It is a confidential support group for anyone recently diagnosed with HIV and the group welcomes all genders and sexual orientations. Registration is required and attendees must call 202-797-3580 or email peersupport@whitman-walker.org. For details, visit whitman-walker.org.

Tuesday, March 26

Whitman-Walker (1701 14th St., NW) holds its group Starting Over for Women tonight at 7. The group is for women whose long-term relationship with another woman. Registration is required and attendees must call 202-797-3580 or email peersupport@whitman-walker.org. For more information, visit whitman-walker.org.

Green Lantern (1335 Green Court, N.W.) hosts its Safer Sex Kit-packing program tonight from 7-10:30. The packing program is looking for more volunteers to help produce the kits because they say they are barely keeping up with demand. Admission is free and volunteers can just show up. For more information, visit thedccenter.org.

Wednesday, March 27

Studio Gallery (2108 R St., N.W.) opens the exhibitions “Down to the Wire” by Veronica Szalus and “Natural Reaction: New Rust Prints and Sculpture” by Brian Kirk today at 1 p.m. For more information, visit studiogallerydc.com.

Whitman-Walker Health (1701 14th St., NW) holds its HIV+ Newly Diagnosed Support Group tonight at 7. It is a confidential support group for anyone recently diagnosed with HIV and the group welcomes all genders and sexual orientations. Registration is required and attendees must call 202-797-3580 or email peersupport@whitman-walker.org. For details, visit whitman-walker.org.

The Lambda Bridge Club meets tonight at the Dignity Center (721 8th St., SE) at 7:30 p.m. for social bridge. Newcomers are welcome and no reservations are needed. For more information or if you need a partner, visit lambdabridge.com.

Thursday, March 28

Lambda Sci-Fi book group meets this evening at 7 p.m. at 1425 S St. NW. They will be discussing this month’s book “The Highest Frontier.” Attendees are asked to bring a snack or non-alcoholic drink. For more information, visit lambdascifi.org.

Whitman-Walker Health (1701 14th St., NW) holds its gay men over 50 support group this evening at 6:30 p.m. The group is for gay men entering a new phase of life. Registration is required to attend. Registration is required and attendees must call 202-797-3580 or email peersupport@whitman-walker.org. For more information, visit whitman-walker.org.

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