The 12th Annual Wilton Manors Kiwanis BBQ Bash is Saturday, May 4 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Wilton Manors Kiwanis Clubhouse, 2749 NE 14th Ave., Wilton Manors. The Cost: $15 at the door and $10 in advance.
The 22nd Annual Island City Canoe Race will be held on Saturday, May 18th, beginning at 10:00 am. The relay race is made up of men’s, women’s and co-ed teams of 10 members each. Teams paddle around the Island City, starting at Colohatchee Park Boat Ramp (1975 NE 15th Ave.) and continue around the City with exchange points along the Middle River. The finish of the race will be at Richardson Historic Park & Nature Preserve (1937 Wilton Drive). Immediately after the race we will celebrate the City’s 66th Birthday with food, music, drinks, entertainment and the presentation of trophies to the winning teams. For more information or to register please call 954-390-2130 or email [email protected]. Registration forms can also be downloaded on our website at Wiltonmanors.com/Parks. Completed registration packs are due to the Leisure Services Department no later than May 3th along with the $150 registration fee.
The National Transgender Health Summit is May 17-18 at the Oakland Marriott City Center, 1001 Broadway in Oakland, CA. Combining the expertise of the UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, The National Transgender Health Summit aims to provide a multidisciplinary program presenting cutting edge research in transgender health and evidence-based clinical training curricula for healthcare providers of all backgrounds. CEUs, CMEs, and UCSF course credit offered. For more information please visit transhealth.uscf.edu or wpath.org.
The Lambda Legal Mixer is Thursday, May 30th 5-7pm at Galanga, 2389 Wilton Drive, in Wilton Manors. Join fellow supporters for a mix-and-mingle evening of fun, appetizers, and an update on Lambda Legal’s work! Guests will enjoy special happy hour pricing out on Galanga’s gorgeous patio. For more information or to RSVP by May 28th, please contact Judi O’Kelley at [email protected] or 206-588-1938. Space is limited, so please RSVP early!
Weekly Adult Events in May
Come On, Get Happy! Dr. Lewis James Jordan’s, Think Good – Feel Good, Discussion Group! Mondays, 7-8:30pm. 2312 Wilton Dr., 2nd Floor, Wilton Manors, FL 33305. For More information visit Sunserve.org
SENIORS Coffee, Pastry & Conversation meet every Tuesday at 10:30am-noon for coffee, pastry and conversation. For more information visit The Pride Center of South Florida.
PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
Tuesdays 1st and 3rd of every month at 7-9pm at SunServe South 1480 SW 9th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315. For more information visit Sunserve.org
“Safe T” Transgender/Gender Variant Group is a Drop-in discussion group for those who do not conform to gender stereotypes. Wednesdays 6:30-8 pm at SunServe North 2312 Wilton Dr., 2nd Floor, Wilton Manors, FL 33305. For more information visit Sunserve.org
Young Adult GLBT Social Group is open to all LGBT people ages 18-35. Meets Fridays at the Pride Center in Wilton Manors from 7:15 -9 p.m. For more information visit The Pride Center of South Florida.
Divas On The Drive Show is every Sunday hosted by the super talented “Serena Chacha” and her special Guests Andii Labelle, Jennifer Grant and Deja Devonier! You can’t miss four hours of great pop ups shows every fifteen minutes! Lots of comedy, hot numbers and the best music by Dj Producer Barry Huffine. Watch the Games right on the Alfresco Patio! Drinks & Food Specials available. Showtime is 4:00p.m at Wilton’s Bier Garden. For more information visit WiltonBierGarden.com
SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch is the first Sunday of every month. Come, relax and bring the family and your pets.
This event is Free. For more information visit Fort
Weekly Youth Events in May
Gender Bender Youth Group – For youth 13-21 who cannot, will not, choose not, do not conform to gender “norms” Mondays 7-8:30 pm – SunServe Youth Group Room – 1480 SW 9th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315. For more information visit SunServeYouth.com
PBC All Ages Support Group dedicated for transgender individuals. This meeting happens the 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:30 pm. These meetings will take place at The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Palm Beach County. For more information visit Compassglcc.com
Queer Youth Friday Nights – Every Friday Night! A safe space to be yourself! LGBTQ Youth 13-21 welcome to Drop-In Anytime between 6:00-10:30pm. Queer Themed Movie showing at 7pm. Hang out – meet new friends, free wifi – bring your laptop. SunServe Youth Group Room – 1480 SW 9th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315. For more information visit SunServeYouth.com
Upcoming June Events
The Stonewall Festival is June 22-23.
Saturday, June 22nd, the street will close and the party gets started at 5 p.m. with DJ’s spinning your favorites until the Stonewall Summer Pride Parade gets started at 7:30 p.m. When the parade completes there will be entertainment on the main stage for the rest of the night including the top three from the “Voice of Stonewall” competition!
Sunday, June 23rd, the big event gets started at 11 a.m. with our 2013 Street Festival, Market Place, Kid’s Zone and much more! Entertainment will continue on the main stage throughout the day and do we have some things planned for this year. For more information visit StonewallSummerPride.