Erie GLBT Events

“Live and Let Live” an LGBT AA meeting is every Sunday at 7 PM at Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erie PA., For more info, contact Charlene Newport at (814) 504-1507 or cmn0626@gmail.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. 

Aug 6 (Tue) – National Night Out Party in the Park (Emerson-Gridley School, 816 Park Ave S, Erie PA 16502) 6 PM – 9 PM. You’re Invited —Join your West Bayfront neighbors for a family-friendly party at Gridley Park as part of National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6.

Hosted by your Neighborhood Watch Groups —

• EAGLE Neighborhood Watch

• Garden Court Neighborhood Watch

• Strong Vincent Neighborhood Watch

• West Bayfront Neighborhood Watch

With Sponsorship & Support from United Way of Erie County, Gannon University & Emerson-Gridley Elementary School

FREE Hot Dogs, Pizza, Pop PLUS Historical Tribute; Music & Family Fun; NO Alcoholic Beverages

CHILDREN under 16 yrs. old must be accompanied by an adult.

REDEDICATION OF GRIDLEY MONUMENT

6 to 6:25 p.m.

VOCAL DUO — 6:30 to 7 p.m.

THE GROOVE BAND — 7 to 9 p.m.

FOOD SERVED — Starting at 6:30 p.m.

Aug 13 (Tue) – LBT Women go to 8 Great Tuesdays (Liberty Park, Lawrence Pier, Erie, PA 16507) 5 PM – 8 PM. “Beans on the Bay” – Sixpence None The Richer, Pop/Rock. Bring blankets, chairs and a cooler full of sodas and snacks, and claim a spot. No alcohol can be brought into the park, but you can purchase it there. Get there early as it gets crowded fast. The Beans ( Kim and Andrea ) usually hang out towards the top of the hill and on the east side. Contact: Laurie Finch. Venue Phone: (814) 455-7557. Email: LFinch003@neo.rr.com. Browse to http://womynoferie.wetpaint.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.porterie.org/.

Aug 17 (Sat) – LBT Women go to Field of Dreams movie on the Big Green Screen (Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Presque Isle State Park, Erie, PA) 9 PM. $5.00. Come and help us celebrate Dee Dee Foll’s Birthday! Contact: Laurie Finch. Email: LFinch003@neo.rr.com. Browse to http://womynoferie.wetpaint.com/. Browse to venue web site http://trecpi.org/.

Aug 19 (Mon) – REAL TIME (Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2540) 6 PM – 8 PM. REAL TIME IS FOR LGBTQ FRIENDS + ALLIES (ages 14-24) who reject negative labels and want to overcome difficulties in a positive way. Real Time, Real Talk, Real Friends! Everyone faces tough situations at home, at school and around town. But no one should ever be bullied or harassed for who they are. REAL TIME is about finding ways to deal with tough times. REAL TIME is about taking care of yourself + standing up for others. Fun, food, friends, FREE! Come check it out @ Persad-Erie, 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. Contact: Leann Romitti. Phone: (412) 538-7862. Venue Phone: (814) 864-4429. Email: lromitti@persadcenter.org. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/pages/Youth-Services-of-Persad/372314872889919. Browse to venue web site http://www.uccwebsites.net/commuceriepa.html.

Aug 20 (Tue) – Erie Gay News folding/distribution work party (Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 1011 Peach St, Erie, PA 16501) Help us get out the print edition of Erie Gay News. We’ll be folding and distributing the copies. All ages welcome! It is also a great way to hang out and chat with folks! You can also sign up for the Erie GLBT News and Events list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com/. Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Venue Phone: (814) 452-4462 ext 117. Email: info@eriegaynews.com. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/506053379475650. Browse to venue web site http://www.mhanp.org/.

Aug 23 (Fri) – Erie Sisters Car Wash Benefit (Humane Society of NW PA, 2407 Zimmerly Road, Erie, PA 16506) 1 PM – 4 PM. The Erie Sisters Transgender Support group will be holding a car wash to benefit the Erie Humane Society. The benefit event is an opportunity for the Erie Sisters to raise money for the Humane Society while educating the general public to raise awareness and dispel the myths and misinformation concerning the transgender community. For more information, contact Erie Sisters president. Contact: Melanie Shubitowski. Phone: (440) 265-8191. Venue Phone: (814) 835-8331. Email: shub1@suite224.net. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.humanesocietyofnwpa.com/.

Aug 23 (Fri) – LBT Women go to The Zabawa Polish Festival (Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, 2220 Reed Street, Erie, PA 16503) 5:30 PM. Meet Laurie and Janice at 5:30 in the food line for some great home cooked polish food. Afterwards we will stroll around the festival grounds for a bit. If you are coming, please e-mail Laurie at LFinch003@neo.rr.com so we can find you before we get in the food line. Contact: Laurie Finch. Venue Phone: (814) 456-0671. Email: LFinch003@neo.rr.com. Browse to http://womynoferie.wetpaint.com/.

Aug 23 (Fri) – Pride Weekend Kickoff Drag Show (PACA – Performing Arts Center & Theater, 1505 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 8 PM. Join Lovin Heart for the Pride Weekend Kick Off Drag Show at PACA! Lovin will be joined by Albany, New York’s Eva Destruction and Erie’s icon Michelle Michaels and many more fierce queens! Doors open at 8 show time is 9. $3 cover is a donation to NWPA Pride Alliance! Contact: Lovin Heart. Phone: (814) 434-0687 . Email: director@papa1505.com. Browse to http://www.paca1505.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/600936383280204/.

Aug 24 (Sat) – Pride Parade and Rally (Perry Square, W 6th and State Streets, Erie, PA 16501) 12 PM – 4 PM. We will assemble at 12:00 at The Zone Dance Club, 133 W. 18th St for the Pride March. We will step off at 1:00 PM and proceed down State Street to Perry Square at 6th and State Street for the rally. People marching unaffiliated with any particular group are also very much welcome! If you want to march, but aren’t up for marching the entire route, join us anywhere along the State Street route. The rally in Perry Square begins at 2 PM and will include speakers and performers. Please check in at the registration table when you arrive in Perry Square. The rally will include a variety of vendors and information booths. We will also have a Dunk a Drag Queen game, and will be taking a Family Portrait after the speakers and performers. As for other Pride events, we will be collecting non-perishable items for the Second Harvest Food Bank of NW PA. You may either bring your items with you to the Zone and drop them off before you march, or bring them directly to Perry Square for the rally. Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Email: president@nwpapride.org. Browse to http://www.nwpapride.org/article.php?recordid=2013paradepromo. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://www.nwpapride.org/register.php?prideid=43.

Aug 24 (Sat) – Erie Sisters meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM. Erie Sisters is a local transgender support group that provides support and encouragement for both MTF and FTM transgender individuals. The group meets for discussion the fourth Saturday of each month at 7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church; 7180 Perry Highway, Erie PA, followed by dinner at a local restaurant and dancing at The Zone Dance Club. Phone: (440) 265-8191. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: shub1@suite224.net. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Aug 25 (Sun) – Lake Erie States Progressive Summit (Avalon Hotel & Conference Center, 16 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16501) 9 AM – 5:30 PM. Together, we’ll plan a progressive future for the states along Lake Erie. We’ll listen to great inspiring speakers, learn from leading activists and network across state and imaginary boundaries. All to build a movement that will win progressive victories across the region. Contact: Michael Morrill. Venue Phone: (814) 459-2220. Email: info@keystoneprogress. Browse to http://www.keystoneprogress.org/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://secure.actblue.com/page/lakeeriesummit. Browse to venue web site http://www.avalonerie.com.

Aug 27 (Tue) – LBT Women go to 8 Great Tuesdays (Liberty Park, Lawrence Pier, Erie, PA 16507) 5 PM – 8 PM. “Beans on the Bay” – The Stickers / Country. Bring blankets, chairs and a cooler full of sodas and snacks, and claim a spot. No alcohol can be brought into the park, but you can purchase it there. Get there early as it gets crowded fast. The Beans ( Kim and Andrea ) usually hang out towards the top of the hill and on the east side Contact: Laurie Finch. Venue Phone: (814) 455-7557. Email: LFinch003@neo.rr.com. Browse to http://womynoferie.wetpaint.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.porterie.org/.

Yours sincerely,

Michael Kenton Mahler, Erie Gay News
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