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Pitch a Queer is June 5

‘Shark Tank’-style event is matchmaking game

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Pitch a Queer, a virtual match-making event where single friends are promoted “Shark Tank” style, is Friday, June 5 at 8 p.m. via Facebook Live. Tickets are $10.

The Facebook group Pitch a Friend has hosted several online quarantine events where participants assemble a presentation promoting a single friend as a fun and creative form of matchmaking. The June 5 edition is a special Pride month event to fix up queer friends trapped in quarantine. 

“Pitchers” will have three minutes to deliver an engaging PowerPoint presentation promoting their single friend for some lucky viewer to date. The pitched friend will then have two minutes to respond to crowd Q&A via live stream. 

For tickets and information, visit the Pitch A Queer: Quarantine Edition Facebook event page. 

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Ryan McClure to lead LGBTQ jam

Participants to collaborate in improv event

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Improv artist Ryan McClure will lead a jam for LGBTQ improvisers on Saturday, Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. at the Washington Improv Theater. 

This event is a fun, low-stress environment where guests can connect and engage with fellow improvisers in a supportive environment. Jams are a great place to be silly, practice a skill, and/or connect with new and old friends over the collaborative world of yes-and.

Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased on Eventbrite.

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CAKE Society Co to host community planning meeting

Networking, strategizing event to be held at Shaw Neighborhood Library

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Nonprofit organization CAKE Society Co will host a LGBTQ community planning meeting on Thursday, Feb. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at Shaw Neighborhood Library.

This event will teach guests how to support the LGBTQ community through events and initiatives centered around social equity, justice, and activism. There will be discussions about how to make a positive impact on the LGBTQ community and how to work through community building and partnerships.

For more event details, visit Eventbrite.

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International Women Club set for Jan. 24

Event at National Harbor

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International Women United Organizer will host “Multicultural International Women Club” on Monday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. at National Harbor.

The goal of this event is to bring together women from different countries and cultures for friendship, support and community. Guests will get to share interesting facts about their country, talk about their culture, values, styles, and differences with others while learning from others and making friends from all over the globe. Those who speak English as a second language are welcome to attend.

This event is free and more details are available on Eventbrite.

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