Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at [email protected] or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at [email protected] by Wednesday at 5 p.m. for that week’s issue.
• Through Oct. 18: The Journey: A Coming Out Workshop
Did you come out recently or have you been out for awhile. No matter where you are on your coming out journey, you will benefit from this six-week interactive workshop open to all LGBT persons, family and friends faciliated by Rev. Robin Booth, Rev. Jane Graner and CoH member Will Fields on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Interfaith Peace Chapel, Conference Rooms A/B, 5910 Cedar Springs Road. Register at CathedralOfHope.ChurchCenter.com/groups/coh-care-ministry-groups/the-journey-workshop. For more info email [email protected]
• Sept. 28-Oct. 21: State Fair of Texas
• Sept. 28-Oct. 27: Screams
Five haunted houses every Friday and Saturday night in Waxahachie on the Scarborough Fair site. $35.
• Sept. 28: Dallas Southern Pride — iCandy MegaParty
Marty’s Live!, 4207 Maple Ave., presents the Candy MegaParty hosted by Rudeboy Dallas and Nicole O’hara Munro and featuring DJ C Wade and Hypeman Dupree. Admission is free before 10:30 p.m. For details visit Dallas Southern Pride.com.
• Sept. 28: Women’s Business Conference
The Dallas Regional Chamber Women’s Business Conference from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Dallas, 300 Reunion Blvd. E.
• Sept. 29: Dallas Southern Pride — 2018 Black Pride Pool Party
Dallas Southern Pride continues with the 2018 Black Pride Pool Party, 4 a.m.-10 p.m., featuring Michelle and Jazmine Sullivan, at Cedar Canyon Dude Ranch, 4523 N. Houston School Road. For details visit Dallas Southern Pride.com.
• Sept. 29: Dallas Southern Pride — Return of the Masquerade Ball
Dallas Southern Pride weekend continues with the Return of the Masquerade Ball featuring as commentators icons Jack Mizrahi and Jay Blaknik and legendary Dashaun Lavin. Cash prizes award. This event is free all night. For details visit Dallas Southern Pride.com.
• Sept. 29: PFLAG Southern Region Conference
Coalition for Aging LGBT will be among the presenters at the conference from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Celebration Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth.
• Sept. 29: Dallas Meditation Center Fall Festival
The Dallas Meditation Center, a non-faith-based mindfulness center with roots in the Oak Lawn community, will hold its second-annual Free Fall Festival from noon to 9 p.m, at 810 W. Arapaho Road, #98, in Richardson. This open house event will exhibit activities, classes and programs offered at the center, like mindfulness meditation classes, yoga, qigong, Tai Chi, music concerts and other holistic wellness-oriented programs.
• Sept. 29: Classic Chassis
Classic Chassis Car Club heads to the State Fair of Texas to display its members classic vehicles from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at State Fair
of Texas, Fair Park, Classic Corral A.
• Sept. 29: TAG Garage Sale
Tyler Area Gays holds a garage sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at 1917 S. Beckham Ave. in Tyler. Hangers, plastic bags, clothes racks and volunteers needed.For information or to donate items for sale visit TylerAreaGays.com.
• Sept. 29: TAG Game Night
Tyler Area Gays hosts game night from 6-9 p.m. at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce offices, 315 N. Broadway Ave., Ste. 100. Food, drinks and games provided. For information visit
• Sept. 29: DMAP Cedar Springs Mural – Community Imagination Session #2
Dallas Mural Art Project is planning its second mural which will be on the wall of 4000 Cedar Springs Road. Seeking diverse input from the community about this mural celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stonewall from 1-3 p.m. at Nelson-Tebedo Clinic, 4012 Cedar Springs Road.
• Sept. 30: Dallas Southern Pride — Unity BBQ
Dallas Southern Pride’s Black Pride Weekend continues with the Unity BBQ from 3-7 p.m. at Bachman Lake Park, 3500 W. Northwest Highway. For details visit Dallas Southern Pride.com.
• Oct. 1: Marcia McNutt speaks
Marcia McNutt, the first woman to lead the National Academy of Sciences will speak at 7 p.m. at SMU McFarlin Auditorium, 6405 Boaz Lane. Free.
• Oct. 2: Get Out the Vote Training
Texas Competes presents a two-hour Get Out the Vote training session from 6-8 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road. The event will include information on how Equality Texas’ plan to mobilize equality-minded voters in the November elections. For information visit TexasCompetes.org.
• Oct. 2: Denial screening
Denial starring Vermont gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist hosted by First Tuesday Social Justice Film Festival at 7 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff, 3839 Kiest Blvd. Free.
• Oct. 3: Texas Equity PAC
Fundraiser for 14 candidates endorsed by the Texas Equity PAC of Equality Texas including LGBT candidates Lupe Valdez for governor, Steven Kirkland
for Texas Supreme Court, Mark Phariss for Texas Senate and Julie Johnson for Texas House of Representatives from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the home of Eric Johnson and Dr. Mark Parker, 3525 Turtle Creek Blvd. Apt 11A. Contribution levels begin at $20 per candidate ($280) to co-host level at $100 per candidate ($1,400).
• Oct. 3: Lunch & Learn
Coalition for Aging LGBT is among the presenters at an annual health benefits review from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Senior Source, 3910 Harry Hines Blvd.
• Weekly: Lambda Weekly at 1 p.m. on Sunday on 89.3 KNON-FM with David Taffet, Lerone Landis and the late Patti Fink. This week’s guest is Texas Pride Impact Fund president Roger Wedell; Core Group Meeting every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.; Fuse game night every Monday evening except the last of the month at 8 p.m. at the Fuse space in the 3918 Harry Hines Blvd.; FuseConnect every Wednesday from 7 p.m. For more information call or e-mail Jalenzski at 214-760-9718 ext. 3 or [email protected]; LGBT square dancing group Pegasus Squares meets every Sunday from 2:30–4:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 4105 Junius St. For more info, email [email protected]; Dallas Frontrunners meet for a walk or run on the Katy Trail at Oak Lawn Park, Turtle Creek and Hall Street, every Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. and every Saturday at 9 a.m.; Leadership Lambda Toastmasters practices and develops speaking and leadership skills from 6:30–8 p.m. on Tuesdays at First Unitarian Church, third floor of the Hallman Building, 4012 St. Andrews; Gray Pride support group from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. followed by mixer every Monday at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road; Lambda AA meets at 7 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. and has a men’s meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturdays and meets at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday at 1575 W. Mockingbird Lane #625. Call 214-267-0222 for details; LGBT Sex Addicts Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. every Friday at 1919 Independence St., Room 19, Plano. 972-316-9188 for details; Leadership Lambda Toastmasters gay-identified Toastmasters group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. every Monday at the First Unitarian Church, 4015 Normandy Road (does not meet on Mondays that are holidays); United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community (UBE Connected) at 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday of the month at 3918 Harry Hines Blvd.; DVtv in Spayse, news and entertainment discussion live streaming every Friday, 4–5 p.m., on the Spayse Station YouTube channel.
The all-new Screams, with five completely redesigned and enhanced haunted houses, opens tonight (Friday, Sept. 28), on the grounds of Scarborough Renaissance Festival, located just off I-35E at Exit 399A in Waxahachie. Screams is open each Friday and Saturday night, from 7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., through Oct. 27. See listings for details and watch the Oct. 12 issue of Dallas Voice for a profile of Screams’ new creative director, Ray Don Mitchell. (Photo courtesy of Screams)