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This is the Official Meetup of AGLA, a strong beacon for EQUALITY. We are an inclusive nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit open to all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ) people and straight allies. We provide social activities, nonpartisan political awareness, and work with civic groups on community service. More information is at http://www.agla.org/ (http://agla.org/)

Join this Meetup for free to stay informed of goings on. This Meetup is a bulletin board for AGLA activities. For more substantive interaction, join AGLA and support EQUALITY. Through your annual paid membership, you can play a vital role as part of the exciting atmosphere we are creating. Regardless of where you reside, AGLA serves as a stellar model for grassroots community spirit and activism. More... http://agla.org/support-agla/

Upcoming events (5+)

Seizures are a Drag

Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant

AGLA & the ICWDC will once again co-present the 5th annual Seizures are a Drag event, co-hosted by Empress IV Muffy Blake Stephyns & Miss Gay Arlington 2018 Seeina B Diamond to raise awareness and funds for the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia. Suggested donation of $10 at the door, which gets you 10 raffle tickets. The social starts at 6pm and the drag show starts at 7pm. All proceeds go to the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia.

AGLA Public Board Meeting

Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant

Are you interested in being active in the local community? Sit in on the next Board meeting and meet the leadership team. We will meet on the patio and enjoy the dinner special. This is a great way to learn more about the organization and to be part of this grassroots organization. You can be an AGLA member regardless of where you reside. AGLA is a strong beacon for equality in Arlington, Virginia. It's an inclusive nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit open to all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBTQ) people and straight allies. It provides fun social activities, builds relationships with elected officials, and works with civic groups on community service. For more information, visit http://agla.org/volunteer/ In addition, as ongoing community service, if you can, please bring along travel-sized unused soaps, shampoos, lotions, etc. for A-SPAN (www.a-span.org (http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.a-span.org%2F&h=xAQGrN1YH&enc=AZPLAkVhtAvC3BpO_XfmgfCXGD_mTF6tKeqZOiB6TauYgHrxd4rIMONHfIu2REHDHag&s=1)), which provides life-sustaining services for street people. Or clean out your cupboard of unused nonperishable food items for Arlington Food Assistance Center ( http://www.afac.org/ ) . This event will serve as a convenient collection point. https://www.facebook.com/events/943326749123456/

Social in the City!

Embassy Row Hotel Washington DC

**This is a free event open to all. AGLA members and friends are invited.** Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lgbtq-community-happy-hour-social-in-the-city-march-edition-tickets-58871828223 so we have an accurate headcount. Get ready for the LGBTQ+ Community Social! We will gather at the Embassy Row Hotel's unique and spacious Station Kitchen & Cocktails lounge. It's a fun place to gather. You are welcome regardless of where you live. Bring friends and meet new people. This is the place to be that evening. Embassy Row Hotel is located two blocks away from Dupont Circle Metro in Washington DC. It flies the rainbow flag! The Station Kitchen & Cocktails lounge is located to the right as you enter the the main lobby of the hotel. See a picture of the lounge at https://www.embassyrowhotel.com/dining/station-kitchen-and-cocktails Join us at this exciting venue. If you haven't been out in a while, then come on out, network, and make some new friends. This LGBTQ+ and Allies community-wide social provides everyone a chance to mingle, socialize and share community spirit in a splendid setting. This free social is officially hosted by Go Gay DC - Metro DC's LGBTQ+ Community Hub (http://www.gogaydc.org/). TJ Flavell (http://www.tjflavell.com) will be there to greet you. All your friends are welcome. There will be a free door prize raffle. 100 fabulous people from all over the world are expected. Name tags will be provided. It's FREE to attend; cash bar. Casual attire is fine; this will be a relaxing and fun time. Make it an evening: The appetizer and dinner menu is at https://www.embassyrowhotel.com/dining/station-kitchen-and-cocktails/menu The menu includes Build Your Own Burger, Tacos, Pesto Chicken Sandwich, and Virginia Smokehouse BBQ Sandwich. Note: Please don't confuse this hotel with Embassy Suites. The Embassy Row Hotel is a luxury Destination hotel located just off of Dupont Circle at 2015 Massachusetts Avenue). https://www.embassyrowhotel.com/hotel/directions Go Gay DC is Washington DC's LGBTQ+ community hub focused on friendship, leadership, and service. Visit http://www.gogaydc.org/ Invite all your friends on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/events/775224846195519/

AGLA Afternoon Jolt

Detour Coffee

Join other AGLA members for an hour of pleasant conversation at Detour, 946 N. Jackson St., Arlington. Organizer Eric will be wearing purple and gold Mardi Gras beads for easy identification

Past events (427)

Brunch @ Freddie's!

Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant

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