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Calendar highlights through Wed., Aug. 13

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Wed., Aug. 6

Trans Youth Resources and Advocacy Youth Drop-In Center Every Wednesday, safe, confidential place for transgender people between the ages of 14 to 24. Meet other youth who also identify as transgender, or are questioning their gender identity. Free food, snacks and refreshments, music, peer support, adult supervision, referrals and education. 5:00pm - 7:00pm Broadway Youth Center, 615 W Wellington Ave., .

Shaker's on Clark Grand Opening Help welcome the new kid on the block ( in the former 3160 space ) with $11 mix-n-match buckets, and $4 Jager shots. 6:00pm - 2:00am Shaker's On Clark, 3160 N. Clark St. .

An Evening about Lesbian Pregnancy The American Fertility Association hosts a free event about pregnancy and family-building options for lesbians in Chicago. Refreshments, gift bags. RSVP to or by phone. 6:30pm - 8:30pm Women & Children First Bookstore 5233 N Clark St 718-853-1411 Tickets: .

Full calendar through 2016 at the link: .

Thursday, Aug. 7

At the Intersections: Gender, Sexual Orientation and Race in Public Policy Presented by Affinity and National Conference of Men Against Sexism. Through Aug. 9. Open to the general public, unless noted. Registration required. $30. 8:45am - 5:30am University of Chicago, 5733 S. University Ave., Chicago .

Men & Masculinity Pre-Conference Institute Topics: History of the Pro-Feminist Men's Movement, Screening of "Gen Silent,", Social Science Findings and Public Policy: Why the Dis-Connect?, Ending Men's Violence: The New York Anti-Batterer Model 8:45am - 5:45am Conference Hotel Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 S. King Drive, Chicago

Something Something New Vagina Rebecca Kling, transgender artist and educator, solo performance about loving one's self and one's body. It's also about a vagina: Kling's fancy new vagina. Part of the Chicago Fringe Festival. 4:00pm Jefferson Park Tickets:

American Veterans for Equal Rights monthly meeting All veterans and those interested in veteran issues and activities are welcome. 7:00pm Center on Halsted 3656 N Halsted 773-472-6469 .

Bowie Ball Celebrate the legend, the chameleon, and the man: David Bowie. Featuring live performances by Chris Connelly and Robert Byrne as they play David Bowie. 10:00pm - 4:00am Berlin Nightclub 954 W Belmont Ave .

Full calendar through 2016 at the link: .

Friday, Aug. 8

Eshel in Eden: Retreat for Orthodox LGBT Jews Set in the beautiful Wisconsin Dells at the height of summer, Eshel in Eden offers several unique features: the intimate setting of the retreat provides a place where we can get to know each other more deeply. 8:00am - 10:00am Contact an organizer for location.

Art exhibit The works of Gene Skala in the 2nd floor gallery and Roman Liufa in the 3rd floor gallery through Aug 19. 12:00pm Center on Halsted 3656 N Halsted

Jinks Jervey-Page "Take a Swing at Breast Cancer" golf tournament Get your foursome registered now! Raising money for breast cancer research aimed at saving lives. Tourney held only for that purpose. 2:00pm Highland Park Country Club, Highland Park

Queen of the Night II: Whitney's Birthday Celebration Celebrate the life and birthday of the angel that was Whitney Houston. DJ Moose will be spinning all of Whitney's biggest hits, remixes and rarities plus the best of all her friends and family. 2:00pm Mary's Attic, 5400 N Clark St., .

Patrick Dati, author I Am Me: Survivor of Child Abuse and Bullying Speaks Out Chicago author, speaker, and survivors' advocate will do a reading from his memoir which recounts his assault by John Wayne Gacy, followed by a reception during which audience members will have an opportunity to purchase Dati's book and interact with him one-on-one. 6:30pm Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted St.,

Katy Perry Katy Perry has added a show to her sold out show Aug. 7, part of the Prismatic world tour. Lesbian musical duo Tegan and Sara will join her for part of the tour although the Chicago shows will feature Capital Cities instead. 7:30pm United Center 1901 W Madison Ave Tickets:

Bible Bingo & Late Nite Catechism Bible Bingo is a comedy about the Catholic culture of fundraising and bingo, featuring the character, Mrs. Mary Margaret O'Brien, a former nun who now heads a fictitious archdiocese fundraising department. Now in its 21st year in Chicago. 8:00pm Royal George Theatre 1641 N Halsted St 312-988-9000 .

Justin Utley LIVE Kick off Market Days Weekend with singer/songwriter Justin Utley, coming back to perform at The Glenwood. Meet and greet after the show. $5 Milagor Margaritas, $6 double drafts of Miller Lite and Leine's Hoppin' Helles, $4 shots of Fireball. 9:00pm - 11:00pm The Glenwood Bar 6962 N Glenwood Ave .

Full calendar through 2016 at the link: .

Saturday, Aug. 9

Gay Games Through Aug. 16. Since the first Gay Games in 1982, the Federation of Gay Games has promoted equality in and by sport and culture and ensured that the Gay Games, the world's largest sports and culture festival open to all, take place every four years under the founding principles of Participation, Inclusion, and Personal Best. 7:00am - 9:00pm Various locations, Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; .

NorthHalsted Market Days 2014 More than 100,000 from across the country will converge on Halsted Street for the annual two-day event. It's the largest two-day street fair in the Midwest. Suggested donation $8. The event spans six city blocks, has 17 entrance gates and features three music stages with more than 40 musical acts. Thru Aug. 10. 10:00am, 773-584-6631

Memorial for Joanne Marie Bristol Bristol passed away on July 19, 2014 at her home in Logan Square. 3:00pm Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church 405 S Euclid Oak Park, IL 60309 .

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, Chicago-area GLBT Chapter Specifically founded to meet the needs of the Chicago-area GLBT community with mood disorders or other significant psychological conditions, as well as their friends, partners, and family members. Free. No RSVP needed. 11:00am - 12:30pm Center on Halsted 3656 N Halsted .

Full calendar through 2016 at the link: .

Sunday, Aug. 10

Tom Goss Midwest Love Tour With Homer Marrs. $12 8:00pm

The Goo Goo Dolls Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated bands Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry tour with Plain White T's. 6:45pm FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island 1300 S Linn; visit .

Full calendar through 2016 at the link: .

Tuesday, Aug. 12

DACA Renewal Informational Session The Association of Latino/as Motivating Action ( ALMA ), in collaboration with the Chicago LGBTQ Immigrant Rights Coalition, is hosting a "DACA Renewal." Safe space, LGBTQ undocumented youth are highly encouraged to attend. Informational Session. Questions to . 4:00pm - 6:00pm Chicago Commons Paulo Freire Family Center, Large Motor Room, 1653 W 43rd St., Chicago .

Chicago Writers Conference Party with a Purpose CWC's annual benefit to support its scholarship offerings. Readings, a performance, a drink & appetizers included, along with a silent auction and raffle. 6:30pm - 8:30pm Mary's Attic 5400 N Clark Tickets: .

Bi Discussion group Every other Tuesday, chat about upcoming bisexual events, concerns, and answer each other's questions about the community. Soft drinks, water are provided by the Center, or bring anything else you'd like to share, whether it's snacks or a good book! 7:00pm - 9:00pm Center on Halsted 3656 N Halsted .

Voice Box with Cathy Richardson Spoken word hosted by Maureen Muldoon with storytellers, open stage and musical improvisation by Cathy Richardson, out Grammy nominated singer/songwriter from Chicago known for her portrayal of Janis Joplin in the original cast of the hit Off-Broadway musical "Love, Janis." $8. SideBar Music Room 7:30pm Fitzgerald's 6615 Roosevelt Rd. Berwyn, IL 60402 .

Full calendar through 2016 at the link: .

Wed., Aug. 13

Taste of Andersonville Dinner Crawl 2014 selections from 20 restaurants in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Choose between the SALT Route and the PEPPER Route. Or do both withTHE WHOLE ENCHILADA! $25 for each route in advance, $30 at the door ( if available ). THE WHOLE ENCHILADA is $45 in advance, $55 at the door ( if available ). 6:00pm - 9:00pm Headquarters location, Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St., Chicago 773-728-2995 Tickets:

Speakeasy: Crew's 10th Anniversary Party Celebrate a decade of Chicago's very own gay sports bar with this Roaring '20s-inspired party. $20 suggested donation gets you complimentary eats and drinks, plus raffle prizes. '20s attire encouraged. A benefit for TPAN and The People's Music School. 7:00pm - 10:00pm Crew Bar & Grill, 4804 N Broadway, .

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