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FRIDAY SPECIALS
InnexileInnexile
BLUE MOON PINTS WITH A SLICE OF ORANGE - $3.00

CellblockCellblock
FINALLY FRIDAY Raffle at 8pm

The SoFo TapThe SoFo Tap
Free Food 3:30pm - 7pm

Dick's R U CrazeeDick's R U Crazee
Margarita Fridays $2.50

Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge
Chicago's biggest & best line-up of male dancers-start at 4PM

SidetrackSidetrack
Open 3pm T.G.I.F. SHOW TUNES 5-9pm Friday Night Fun after 'til 2am

R Public HouseR Public House
Fish Fry Friday

Charlie'sCharlie's
Free Dance Lessons with Kyle 9PM Men of Charlies Contest, the First Friday of Each Month at 10PM.

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's
Fruity Friday - $5 Pints of Mary's yummy "FRUIT PUNCH" cocktail!

Mary's AtticMary's Attic
$5 Mary Punch, $2 House Shots

HydrateHydrate
Beauties & Beaus, 9:30pm, hot male dancers and female impersonators. See hydratechicago.com for more details

The CallThe Call
$5 Skyy Cocktails, $4.50 Stella Bottles & $2 DeKuyper Shots

Club KraveClub Krave
Don't be afraid to Look $5 Long Island $12 domestic buckets $16 import buckets

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$3.50 Stella Artois

Big ChicksBig Chicks
$3 pints of Miller Lite - $4 pints of Blue Moon

The ClosetThe Closet
$5 Jameson and Bomb Shots $3.50 Pints of Miller Lite $3.50 Shock Tops

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)
Half Price Martinis

Broadway Youth CenterBroadway Youth Center
6PM-9PM: Friday Drop In, A safe space for youth, includes education and support groups, anonymous HIV testing and medical care.

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
$30 three course prix-fixe menu - Includes a martini, salad and entree

Baton Show LoungeBaton Show Lounge
Shows at 8:30pm, 10:30pm and 12:30am.

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar
A Current Affair - Weekly Theme Party Monthly Dance off Pants off Party DJ Dolo $5 Well Cocktails

Progress BarProgress Bar
No Cover and a great eclectic mix of people

Center on HalstedCenter on Halsted
Man Cave - Masculine identified Trans 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Roscoe'sRoscoe's
$15 Absolut Pink Lemonade Pitchers $15 Absolut Blue Hawaiian Pitchers $5 Bacardi Bombs

Club EscapeClub Escape
Fridays After Work Set TGIF

The GlenwoodThe Glenwood
$5 Altos margaritas

AtmosphereAtmosphere
Bi-Polar Friday * Male Dancers @10:30pm * DJ Eric Hall * $5 Fireballs

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's
Karaoke Night $6 Absolute Vodka Cocktails

BerlinBerlin
"COSMIX" w/DJ Greg Haus til 4am. Electronica/Indie Alternative dance music and video $3 Berlin Bombs (now with Absolut), $5 Tropical Sex pints, $4 Honey flavored whiskey (Jack/Jim), $4 Corona, $5 Malibu, $6 Absolut

DS Tequila CompanyDS Tequila Company
Fiesta Fridays: 1/2 off Appetizers 4pm-7pm $10 Fiesta Bowls all night


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  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Friday, Jun 5
Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison will host a live Pride Virtual Town Hall oined by community leaders to discuss how everyone can still safely celebrate Pride Month while following public health and physical distancing guidelines. The group will also address how the LGBTQ community can stand in solidarity with Black LGBTQ people and the whole Black community following the recent murders of Black citizens. Advance questions to http://bit.ly/2ynnt9P.   11:00am  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook  (312) 603-6388  http://bit.ly/3gLn3uU

Frida Kahlo 2020 Originally scheduled for June to August 2020, will be rescheduled for June 5 to Sept. 6, 2021. See link for related events and ticket information.  Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage  425 Fawell Blvd Glen Ellyn, IL 60137  http://theccma.org/rescheduled

Beaux Arts Ball rescheduled for Sept. 25 Benefiting the South Side Art everykid program. Black tie optional. $175   6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Rd., Muster, IN  219-836-1839  Tickets: http://southshoreartsonline.org

Chicago Gay Men's Chorus ABBA amd Beatles shows online Watch 2010 spring show ExtrABBAganza and/or 2013 production of All You Need Is Love through June 28. Donate to view.  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.cgmc.org/watchourshows/


Saturday, Jun 6
Registration for AIDS Run & Walk Chicago On Saturday, October 3rd, AIDS Run & Walk Chicago is moving forward together to create healthier futures for Chicagoans living with and vulnerable to HIV. Registration now open. runwalk@aidschicago.org  9:00am  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
More info to come  Tickets: http://aidschicago.org

Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq

Kim Oclon, author Man Up Kim Oclon PFLAG parent with the Grayslake/Round Lake will discuss co-founding the GSA at the high school where she worked and her just-released young adult fiction novel MAN UP and what she read along the way for inspiration. Organized by the PFLAG Council of Northern Illinois  10:00am - 11:30am  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Zoom  http://www.facebook.com/events/868462287000504/

Virtual Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Gay Disney KindRED Pride Foundation 12-hour virtual celebration honoring the original attendees of 'Gay Disney' in 1991 and the RED Shirt Challenge as a sign of solidarity for those that believe in diversity, inclusion, equality, safe expression, and kindness. Oarticpate by posting an image or video wearing RED using the social media hashtags #RSPD and #taketheREDshirtchallenge.  10:00am  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.facebook.com/events/560337984854099/

Mary Don't You Weep Utilizing Pandemic Experiences to Understand Difference Part 2. Join the Lighthouse Foundation for a conversation about how faith communities, nonprofits, and individuals can utilize our present pandemic experience to better understand difference and to cultivate empathy.  12:00pm - 2:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqcuGuqDMpH9MCZk5PoDm1HVyOG7CZ85B3?fbclid=IwAR3ZannQEUNOEQRplBXpbhk_QE7K83LVbt9AtTIcjHuo72LwlupApxWdd6U

Tegan & Sara, Jackie Mendoza Tickets sales have been postponed. More information to come. Ages 18+ Doors 7 p.m.  8:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
The Riviera Theatre  4746 N Racine Chicago  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tegan-sara-tickets-98720223847


Sunday, Jun 7
Buffalo Grove Pride Car parade with 94 homes and businesses on the route. Grand Marshall Nina West from RuPaul. Family friendly.   12:00am - 3:00am  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Checker Dr. , Buffalo Grove  http://www.pintaprideproject.com/pridedrive


Monday, Jun 8
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC

Virtual Jeff Awards postponed The Chicago theater community's annual awards recognizing non-Equity theater productions has been postponed. The organization that promotes and recognizes theater excellence has joined other arts industry groups to pause events during this time of unrest. Rescheduling to be announced at a later date.  Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.jeffawards.org


Tuesday, Jun 9
Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame POSTPONED Induction ceremony after a year of restructuring. Postponed to October. More information to come.   Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Chicago History Museum  1601 N Clark Chicago  http://chicagolgbthalloffame.org


Wednesday, Jun 10
Virtual Therapy Group Therapy group for trans, gender non-conforming and nonbinary people. behavioralhealth@centeronhalsted.org  4:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
By phone  773-472-6469, ext. 460  http://centeronhalsted.org

Virtual Therapy Group Therapy group for queer men.  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
By phone  773-472-6469, ext. 460  http://centeronhalsted.org

Grant Park Music Festival CANCELLED 2020 season of concerts and events, originally scheduled to take place from June 10 through August 15  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Millennium Park  201 E Randolph St Chicago  http://www.grantparkmusicfestival.com/in-the-spotlight/2020-season-is-cancelled


Thursday, Jun 11
SAGE webinar: Programming for LGBT Elders: COVID-19 Challenges and Solutions Learn how national and local experts are rising to the challenge of providing programming and meeting the needs of LGBT elders during the pandemic and beyond. Free. 2 p.m. ET  1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://bit.ly/2X8k204


Friday, Jun 12
55th annual Andersonville Midsommarfest POSTPONED Andersonville Midsommarfest is a celebration of Midsommar in Sweden-which falls during the summer solstice-Andersonville's Swedish heritage, LGBTQ+ pride, vibrant local business community and is usually the unofficial start of summer in Chicago. Application deadline extended. See Aug. 21-23  9:00am - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Andersonville  http://Andersonville.org/midsommarfest

Chicago Gay Men's Chorus ABBA amd Beatles shows online Watch 2010 spring show ExtrABBAganza and/or 2013 production of All You Need Is Love through June 28. Donate to view.  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.cgmc.org/watchourshows/

'Andersonville at Home' virtual event With "Andersonville at Home: A Midsommarfest Experience & Fundraiser" Andersonville Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the weekend in which the 55th annual outdoor Midsommarfest was previously scheduled. Host Molly Callinan of the local band Catfight and will feature performances from bands who frequent Midsommarfest each year. Pre-show 6 p.m.  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://Andersonville.org/midsommarfest


Saturday, Jun 13
Old Town Art Fair CANCELED All booth fees have been refunded. Next Fair June 12 and Sunday, June 13, 2021. See Facebook and www.oldtownartfair.org for features on Old Town Art Fair artists.   9:00am  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
social media  http://www.facebook.com/OldTownArtFair/

Registration for AIDS Run & Walk Chicago On Saturday, October 3rd, AIDS Run & Walk Chicago is moving forward together to create healthier futures for Chicagoans living with and vulnerable to HIV. Registration now open. runwalk@aidschicago.org  9:00am  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
More info to come  Tickets: http://aidschicago.org

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo POSTPONED CAKE proposed date June 2021. Also postponing 2020 CAKE Art Auction fundraiser until a time when it is safe to gather, later in 2020  10:00am - 6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Broadway Armory, 5917 N Broadway  http://www.cakechicago.com/blog/cake-2020-postponed

Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq

Can't Stop Our Pride: One Day One Illinois Equality Illinois statewide Pride broadcast. LGBTQ people everywhere in the state can celebrate Pride together during a statewide Pride celebration broadcast. Interfaith service, family story hour, cooking and mixology classes led by LGBTQ chefs and bartenders, performances from local LGBTQ artists, and interviews with national LGBTQ and allied leaders, like U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and leaders in Bloomington-Normal, Carbondale, Champaign-Urbana, Chicago, Peoria, the Quad Cities and Springfield. $25  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: https://www.equalityillinois.us/2020/05/cant-stop-our-pride-one-day-one-illinois

Mandala Makers Festival South Asian Performing Arts showcase emerging artists working within and beyond South Asian traditions and culture. Rehearsal footage, testimonials, short films and live collaborations, talk-backs   7:00pm - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://mandalaarts.org


Sunday, Jun 14
Cymbeline: A Folk Tale with Music, streaming Imogen must prove her honesty and chastity, restore her good name, and defeat her evil stepmother, all while disguised as a boy. First Folio Theatre streaming video of the award-winning play adapted from Shakespeare's romance with original bluegrass/gospel score played by the cast. Through June 14. $20  Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Vimeo  Tickets: http://www.firstfolio.org


Monday, Jun 15
Bi Movie Night: The Cakemaker Bisexual Queer Alliance Chicago Meetup. After the death of his Israeli lover, a cakemaker flies to Israel to comfort his lover's wife, only to fall in love with her. Link to film on Netflix Chrome will be provided as the date approaches.  10:00am - 12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://meetup.com

Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Thursday, Jun 18
Fifth Third Bank, Pride in the New Normal Brian Johnson, CEOEquality Illinois; David Munar, CEO Howard Brown Health; Michael Herman, CEO Chicago House; Modesto Valle, CEO Center on Halsted. Moderated by Tracy Baim, publisher of Chicago Reader and owner and co-founder of Windy City Times. RSVP to FifthThirdBankChicagoEvents@53.com. Link will be emailed the day prior   4:00pm - 5:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online

Night for Family Equality First-ever virtual gala. Get dolled up, join virtual red carpet by sharing your best family photo, watch your favorite celebrity guests and lift up LGBTQ+ families can continue for years to come. Free with registration  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://donate.familyequality.org/event/a-night-for-family-equality/e284802?utm_source=Family%20Equality&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a701735d6d-72a60652e2-543509218&utm_campaign=72a60652e2-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_05_21_06_42

IGNITION Festival of New Plays: Black Like Me Thursday evening readings of four new plays from Chicago playwrights. Each reading will be followed by a "Coffee with the Creators" chat during lunch hour the Friday after. Free. Jun 18 through Jul 17, 2020. Create an account to RSVP  7:00pm - 8:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: https://victorygardens.org/event/2020-ignition-festival-of-new-plays/


Friday, Jun 19
Chicago Gay Men's Chorus ABBA amd Beatles shows online Watch 2010 spring show ExtrABBAganza and/or 2013 production of All You Need Is Love through June 28. Donate to view.  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.cgmc.org/watchourshows/


Saturday, Jun 20
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq

Virtual Chicago Pride Fest Northalsted Business Alliance brings Boystown to the world with a virtual streaming Chicago Pride Fest® celebrating the love, life and diversity of Chicago's LGBTQ+ community. Live streaming Twitch event will feature a full line-up with entertainment, activism, greetings and more. Donations during the streaming will benefit the Center on Halsted and Howard Brown Health.  7:00pm - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://virtualchicagopride.com


Sunday, Jun 21
Virtual Chicago Pride Fest Northalsted Business Alliance brings Boystown to the world with a virtual streaming Chicago Pride Fest® celebrating the love, life and diversity of Chicago's LGBTQ+ community. Live streaming Twitch event will feature a full line-up with entertainment, activism, greetings and more.  7:00pm - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://virtualchicagopride.com


Monday, Jun 22
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC

That's Queer Grandma POSTPONED The production will be rescheduled at a later date.   1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
The Neo-Futurarium  5153 N Ashland Chicago


Friday, Jun 26
Chicago Gay Men's Chorus ABBA amd Beatles shows online Watch 2010 spring show ExtrABBAganza and/or 2013 production of All You Need Is Love through June 28. Donate to view.  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.cgmc.org/watchourshows/


Saturday, Jun 27
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq

Pride in the Park Chicago CANCELED A Center on Halsted, CircuitMOM Productions event. This event has been put off to 2021.  3:00pm - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Grant Park  337 E. Randolph St Chicago  Tickets: http://www.prideintheparkchicago.com


Sunday, Jun 28
2020 Pride Parade POSTPONED The annual Pride Parade will not take place this year on June 28. If not 2020, looking forward to Pride Parade in 2021.  5:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Many events online.  http://www.ChicagoPrideCalendar.org

ABC 7 Celebrates Pride: Fun and Fabulous ABC 7 hour of musical performances, tributes, highlights of past parades and celebrity appearances. Janet Davies and Terrell Brown will co-host the event. Dedicated to Chicago LGBTQ+ first responders Several of whom will share first-person experiences. Special tribute to Richard Pfeiffer, the founder and organizer of Chicago's Pride Parade for 50 years until his death last October. First airing 4 p.m.  11:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
ABC7Chicago.com .  http://ABC7Chicago.com .


Monday, Jun 29
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Thursday, Jul 2
Chicago Black Pride 2020 Welcome event and cocktails at host hotel begins 9 day event. More info to come from Celleau Productions at Facebook LGBTQ Events In Chicago. Book rooms at link  2:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Hilton Garden Inn, McCormick Place  http://book.passkey.com/e/49992878


Saturday, Jul 4
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq


Monday, Jul 6
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Saturday, Jul 11
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq

Illuminati 2020, Citadel Theatre Summer Gala Supporting Citadel Theatre Company and excellene in performing arts in Lake County. Menu by Froggy's French Cafe  4:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
David Adler Estate, 830 Green Bay Rd., Lake Forest  Tickets: http://www.citadeltheatre.org/gala/


Monday, Jul 13
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Saturday, Jul 18
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq

Men Having Babies Midwest Conference 5th annual MHB Midwest returns with surrogacy parenting options and the debut of the Complementary Services Expo. For gay men who want to become parents through surrogacy, a wealth of information, advice, wide range of relevant service providers.  3:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
DoubleTree Chicago Magnificent Mile, 300 E. Ohio St.,  Tickets: http://www.menhavingbabies.org/surrogacy-seminars/chicago/


Sunday, Jul 19
Men Having Babies Midwest Conference 5th annual MHB Midwest returns with surrogacy parenting options and the debut of the Complementary Services Expo. For gay men who want to become parents through surrogacy, a wealth of information, advice, wide range of relevant service providers.  3:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
DoubleTree Chicago Magnificent Mile, 300 E. Ohio St.,  Tickets: http://www.menhavingbabies.org/surrogacy-seminars/chicago/


Monday, Jul 20
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Tuesday, Jul 21
Dar Williams Old Town School of Folk Music hosts the folk singer songwriter known for raw acoustic story songs.   8:00pm - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Old Town School of Folk Music  4544 N Lincoln Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://www.oldtownschool.org


Saturday, Jul 25
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq


Monday, Jul 27
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Saturday, Aug 1
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq


Monday, Aug 3
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Thursday, Aug 6
The Chicago Gay Hockey Association hockey tournament POSTPONED Looking forward to a bigger and better CGHA Market Days Classic during the summer of 2021."  10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Location TBA  http://MarketDaysClassic.com


Friday, Aug 7
OUTspoken monthly storytelling event Chicago-based comedian Elizabeth Gomez will host the event. Storytellers Nancy Burkholder, Sydni Chiles, Steve English, Kim L. Hunt, Archy Jamjun and Murphy Row. OUTspoken is a monthly event celebrating uniquely personal stories from across the LGBTQ community. Usually hosted at the Boystown nightspot Sidetrack. $15 ($13BAC members)  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W 111th St  http://  Tickets: http://BeverlyArtCenter.org


Saturday, Aug 8
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq


Monday, Aug 10
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Friday, Aug 14
Lady Gaga, The Chromatica Ball Tour Tour announcement follows release of "Stupid Love." $1. of each ticket goes to Born This Way Foundation. Tickets on sale March 16   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Wrigley Field  1060 W Addison St # 1 Chicago  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L6xyaeiV58  Tickets: http://www.livenation.com


Saturday, Aug 15
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq


Monday, Aug 17
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Friday, Aug 21
Andersonville Midsommarfest Andersonville Midsommarfest is a celebration of Midsommar in Sweden-which falls during the summer solstice-Andersonville's Swedish heritage, LGBTQ+ pride, vibrant local business community and is usually the unofficial start of summer in Chicago. Application deadline extended. See Aug. 21-23  10:00am - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Andersonville  http://Andersonville.org/midsommarfest


Saturday, Aug 22
Andersonville Midsommarfest Andersonville Midsommarfest is a celebration of Midsommar in Sweden-which falls during the summer solstice-Andersonville's Swedish heritage, LGBTQ+ pride, vibrant local business community and is usually the unofficial start of summer in Chicago. Application deadline extended. See Aug. 21-23  10:00am - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Andersonville  http://Andersonville.org/midsommarfest

Andersonville Midsommarfest Andersonville Midsommarfest is a celebration of Midsommar in Sweden-which falls during the summer solstice-Andersonville's Swedish heritage, LGBTQ+ pride, vibrant local business community and is usually the unofficial start of summer in Chicago. Application deadline extended. See Aug. 21-23  10:00am - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Andersonville  http://Andersonville.org/midsommarfest

Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq


Saturday, Sep 5
Market Days Northalsted Business Alliance Market Days, originally planned for Aug. 11 - 12, moves to Labor Day weekend combined with Chicago Pride Fest. More info to come.   9:00am - 10:00pm   Halsted  https://northalsted.com/

36th annual Printers Row Lit Fest The largest outdoor literary showcase in the Midwest, with 100% free programming for book lovers. All festival programs are free and open to the public.   10:00am - 6:00pm   Along Dearborn Street from Polk Street north to Ida B. Wells Dr  http://printersrowlitfest.org


Sunday, Sep 6
Market Days Northalsted Business Alliance Market Days, originally planned for Aug. 11 - 12, moves to Labor Day weekend combined with Chicago Pride Fest. More info to come.   9:00am - 10:00pm   Halsted  https://northalsted.com/


Wednesday, Sep 16
The Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium 2020 "Being Healthy is a Radical Act" a conceptual framework to explore the health and wellness of LGBTQ communities. ealthcare professionals, social service providers, advocates, and researchers will highlight innovative best practices in LGBTQ patient-centered clinical care   9:00am - 6:00pm   Malcolm X College  http://events.bizzabo.com/221165/home?utm_source=General+News&utm_campaign=a178b1d006-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_31_03_51&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_caabf9aaaf-a178b1d006-150495961


Thursday, Sep 24
Reeling 2020 38th Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. Reeling is the second longest-running film festival of its kind in the U.S. and prides itself on showcasing the best LGBTQ+ films and web series from around the world. From international feature films to social issue documentaries to experimental shorts, Reeling has always presented a range of genres that demonstrates the rich diversity of work being produced. Through Oct. 4  12:00pm   Chicago Filmmakers, 5720 N. Ridge Ave.  http://filmfreeway.com/ReelingFilmFestival?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Activism+on+the+Southern+Border%3A+Watch+UNDETERRED+%2B+Panel+with+Activists+this+Saturday&utm_campaign=Jan+15%2C+2020+-+U

International Mr. Leather CANCELLED IML officially cancelled for 2020  Time:TBA   Chicago. Locations to come.  Tickets: http://IMRL.com


Friday, Sep 25
Beaux Arts Ball Benefiting the South Side Art everykid program. Black tie optional. $175   6:00pm   Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Rd., Muster, IN  Tickets: http://southshoreartsonline.org


Friday, Oct 9
Affinity Community Services 25th-anniversary virtual experience Co-chairs and the Affinity Community Services board of directors recently announced that Affinity's 25th-anniversary event will be a virtual experience taking place the weekend of Oct. 9-11, centerpiece event on Saturday, Oct. 10.   Time:TBA   Online  Tickets: http://Affinity95.org


Saturday, Oct 10
Affinity Homecoming Gala Tickets will go on sale in June. More information to come.  Time:TBA   Haven, 932 East 43rd.  http://affinity95.org


Saturday, Nov 21
AIDS Foundation of Chicago gala 35th-anniversary of the year AFC was founded in Response to the AIDS epidemic  6:00pm - 11:00pm   Chicago Hilton and Towers  720 S Michigan Ave Chicago  http://AIDSChicago.org


Tuesday, Jan 21
PFLAG Chicago Monthly Meeting Parents, Family members, Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) has support groups and educational speakers. We engage in advocacy activities. All are welcome, you always have a home with PFLAG. Monthly on the third Wednesday. Call 1 (630) 415-0622 or E-mail the Metro Chicago South Chapter: pflagmetrochicagosouthside@pflagillinois.org or contact Keith McCoy at kmccoy@windycityblackpride.org or Peter Ji at pjiman1@hotmail.com.   11:00pm - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Affinity Community Services  2850 S Wabash Ave Ste 108 Chicago  http://pflagillinois.org







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