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Go Gay DC - Metro DC's LGBTQ+ Community Hub - is the newest sensation focused on friendship, leadership, and service.

Designed as a civic booster, it fosters inclusive community spirit.

Join Go Gay DC for FREE (https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC/join/) and enjoy fabulous socials. This is for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning (LGBT or Q), Allies and more. It's "Totally Hip and Happening" for Washington, DC-area gay folk and allies.

Go Gay DC is the most popular LGBTQ Meetup in DC. Founded by TJ Flavell (http://www.tjflavell.com), Go Gay DC is a revolutionary use of new media, keeping you in the know 24/7. Check out the calendar tab to see what is happening. Celebrate Pride every day!

Join Today (https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC/join/)!

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LGBTQ+ Community Brunch

Freddie's Beach Bar

**Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lgbtq-community-brunch-tickets-176057882867 so we have an accurate group headcount.**

As Madonna said, "Come join the party..."

The Go Gay DC brunch on the front patio @ Freddie's Beach Bar & Restaurant officially starts at 10 a.m.

I plan to arrive at 10 a.m. to begin greeting everyone and to provide name tags.

Freddie's Saturday brunch is quite the deal and very delicious. All you can eat Diner-Style Breakfast Brunch Buffet for only$14.99 and comes with 2 glasses of champagne or mimosas. Not a breakfast food person, you can always order off the regular menu at https://www.freddiesbeachbar.com/brunch

There's no cover charge and there's no group tab. Simply order on your own on separate checks.

Casual beach attire is fine.

Feel free to invite all your friends to join you there.

Parking is usually available nearby on the residential side streets.

Metro Directions: Crystal City Metro is the closest Metro stop. When you arrive, go out the station, walk towards your left to 18th Street and then veer right and walk under the Route 1 overpass to Eads St. Turn left and walk to 23rd Street. Turn right. Freddie's is up 23rd Street just a block. Just look for the rainbow flags!

Freddie's was voted the Best Virginia Bar by Washington Blade readers. Don't like a smoky bar? You are covered: Freddie's is a smoke-free establishment. (Ashtrays are provided outside the building if smoking is 'your thing'). No cover charge. Name tags will be provided. (Oh, remember to bring your ID, as everyone who wishes to drink alcohol is carded of course!)

Yes, you are encouraged to your most fabulous mask when not dining if you wish. If you haven't been fully vaccinated, have a fever or cough, please just stay home. You can find a COVID-19 vaccine near you by searching locations on https://www.Vaccines.gov .

Freddie's is Northern Virginia's only LGBTQ+, straight friendly restaurant and bar. It offers Happy Hour daily from 4-7 pm. https://www.freddiesbeachbar.com/

Go Gay DC is Washington DC's inclusive LGBTQ+ community hub focused on friendship, leadership, and service. Visit https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC

I hope you can make it. Arrive at any time that's convenient for you.


TJ Flavell
Go Gay DC Leader

PS- There's no need to print out and show me your Eventbrite ticket.


Online event

SMART Recovery the leading self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Our participants learn recovery tools based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community with free, self- empowering, science-based mutual help groups and online services. SMART Recovery uses tools based on scientifically-proven methods for addiction recovery such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy and motivational interviewing. No matter what your addiction, the Program’s tools and techniques will help you overcome the behavior. You’ll find a warm and welcoming community in our meetings.

This meeting is designed specifically for the LGBTQ community, though all are welcome to attend. Due to COVID-19, we are having our meetings online. The login information is below:


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LGBTQ+ Community Zoom

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Look forward to the next Zoom. This time we will be focusing on a topic of interest to anyone living in the Washington, DC area: ways to improve our LGBTQ+ community.

Go Gay DC is hosting a virtual brainstorming discussion on ways it can make an even greater impact on the Greater Washington, DC area LGBTQ+ community.

If you would like to participate in the discussion, simply RSVP on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/186366074947

We will gather virtually on Sunday, October 17 from 4-5 p.m. ET for an "LGBTQ+ Community Conversation." The format is a round of brief introductions followed by discussion. 5 p.m. is a soft stop, as there's lots to discuss given over a year of pandemic and community needs.

It's become clear that Go Gay DC can play a more central role in our community going forward beyond hosting social events. This discussion will shed more light on that and allow for grassroots feedback. Share your ideas on what's needed in the community that isn't being met by existing organizations. Share your ideas on potential event venues and charitable fundraising activities.

If you have experience with building a nonprofit, serving on a nonprofit board, fundraising, are a community organization leader, and or simply want to be more active in the community, so much the better.

You're welcome regardless of where you live in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. This meeting is officially hosted by Go Gay DC - Metro DC's LGBTQ+ Community Hub. Founder TJ Flavell (http://www.tjflavell.com) will be the host.

This event also has a Facebook page, so feel free to invite friends and colleagues who may be interested. https://www.facebook.com/events/858387761734526/

Go Gay DC is Washington, DC's LGBTQ+ community hub focused on friendship, leadership, and service. Visit https://www.meetup.com/GoGayDC.

Go Gay DC was established on the Meetup platform in 2008 to amplify the good work of local and national LGBTQ+ nonprofits and charities. The Go Gay DC Meetup and social media have grown to all together become a robust communications channel to do community outreach, partnerships, and co-host events.

This event is a safe, inclusive space for everyone under the rainbow.

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