February 19, 2021 at 8:20 am EST | by Philip Van Slooten
Calendar: Feb. 19-25
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Friday, Feb. 19

It’s Tabletop Weekend at Red Bear Brewery starting today at 1 p.m. and running until Sunday at 10 p.m. Pods of friends are invited to bring their favorite board games to the taproom and spend two hours enjoying Red Bear food and beverages. Visit redbear.beer and Facebook for more information.

The DC-area Transmasculine Society hosts a virtual Transmasculine and Nonbinary Art Night tonight at 7 p.m. via Zoom. This crafting circle is primarily for those who were assigned female at birth but identify as masculine. However, friends, spouses and allies of any gender are welcome to participate. Visit dcats.org or this event’s Facebook page for free tickets and information.

Saturday, Feb. 20

“Art & Me: Lunar New Year” is a free online celebration of the Chinese New Year in a virtual workshop hosted by the Smithsonian American Art and Asian Art museums today at 10 a.m. This family-friendly event is a hands-on workshop for children ages 3-8 and their families. Visit si.edu for more information.

Sunday, Feb. 21

The African Ancestral Lesbians United for Societal Change hosts a virtual panel discussion on starting a business today at 2 p.m. via Zoom. This free Black History Month discussion is also a business fair and networking event highlighting Black LGBTQ entrepreneurs and focusing on women of color. For tickets and information, visit Eventbrite.

Monday, Feb. 22

A virtual Transmasculine and Nonbinary Chat, Chill and Game hosted by the D.C.-area Transmasculine Society is tonight at 5 p.m. Allies of any gender are also welcome to hang out, chat and game solo or with others. For more information on how to join this Discord event, visit dcats.org/discord and the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Feb. 24

A virtual social hour for those identifying as transmasculine and nonbinary is tonight at 8 p.m. This free event is facilitated by the D.C.-area Transmasculine Society and is for those who were assigned female at birth but identify as masculine to make new friends and social connections even during the pandemic. Participants do not have to live in the D.C. area to attend. Visit dcats.org for more information.

Thursday, Feb. 25

The Queer Book Club meets tonight at 7 p.m. via Skype. The group meets monthly on the last Thursday to discuss queer books by queer authors. For more information, email [email protected].

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