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Games Week Calendar, Tuesday, July 18

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Alexandra Billings Cabaret performance with Billings and Diverse Harmony. 12:15 p.m., Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Randolph,

Centaur Absolut Vodka and The Champion Lounge, featuring DJ David Knapp. 5-9 p.m., Circuit, 3641 N. Halsted

Center on Halsted Benefit for COH and Gay Games VII. 'A Night to Remember,' Jim Flint's 65th Birthday. 8 p.m., Park West Theater, 322 W. Armitage, RSVP 312-527-9338

Commercial Closet Advertising and the GLBT Community. Michael Wilke, executive director of The Commercial Closet, presents ways GLBT community has been represented in ads in past 30 years. 6-7 p.m., free, Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Pritzker Auditorium, 400 S. State, 312-747-4252

Doug Mendenhall Gay author of 'Spark! 10 Secrets to Living a Life You Love' book signing/talk. 7-9 p.m., Transitions Book Place, 1000 W. North Ave.

Gay Games VII Steppin' Out Team Band. 250 Gay Games band participants from around the world. Ubaka Hill amd her DrumSong Orchestra open the event. 6-9 p.m., Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, $30, tickets at

Gay Games VII Triathlon meet and greet. Chicago Razors and TriWomen Triathlete Reunion. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 3-6 p.m., Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted

Gay Games VII Basketball social: Coady Roundball Classic and NGBA. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 7-10 p.m., Sofo Bar, 4923 N. Clark

Gay Games VII Beach volleyball meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 5-7 p.m., Hydrate, 3458 N. Halsted

Gay Games VII Bowling meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 7-9 p.m., North End, 3733 N. Halsted

Gay Games VII Women's Flag Football meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 5-7 p.m., StarGaze, 5419 N. Clark

Gay Games VII Wrestling meet and greet. Wear your participant badge for free food, cash bar. 5-7 p.m., Touche, 6412 N. Clark

Grace Place Women Yoga class for LGBTQ women, suitable for all levels. 7-8 p.m., Acme Art Works, 1741 N. Western, 773-575-1855,

Funky Buddha Lounge Outdanced with Nicky Clique. 728 W Grand, 312-666-1695

Human Rights Campaign 'Get in the Game: GLBT Politics' discussion 12-2 p.m., preview of film 'Dirty Laundry' at 7 p.m. Free, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan Ave.,

Katie Todd Band The acoustic pop band performs a free concert. 7-9 p.m., Navy Pier Beer Garden, 600 E. Grand Ave.

Pilgrim Congregational Church of Oak Park Meditation and Shower of Stoles exhibit. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 460 Lake St.,

Queens of Comedy Featuring Poppy Champlin, Sapna Kumar and Michele Balan. 8:30/9:30 p.m., $20, Zanies Comedy Club, 1548 N. Wells,

Sexy K Pride Pool Party. DJ Sheron D. Webb. 8-11 p.m., $48, Chicago Park District, Washington Park Aquatic Center, 5538 S. Russel Drive,

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