Mar 29 (Fri) – The Great and Powerful Divas of OZone! (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) A tornado of talent is blowin’ thru and touching down at the Zone for our annual Spring Diva Show featuring the Great and Powerful Michelle Michaels and Miss Erie Rhiannon Angeline! Join us as we travel down the yellow brick road and meet all your favorite Wizard of OZ & Wicked characters! Put on your Ruby slippers, get here early for a good seat, and click your heels together 3 times and say…there’s no place like the Zone! Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@aol.com. Browse to http://www.thezonedanceclub.com/.
Mar 30 (Sat) – Somewhere Over the Rainbow Easter Party! (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) Friends of Dorothy…I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore!Join us as we journey over the rainbow and down the yellow brick road for a night of Dancing and FUN! Come dressed as your favorite Wizard of OZ or Wicked character, grab your basket and Toto, and collect Easter eggs and prizes under the Gay rainbow! Grab a drink from the Wizard at the Bar and dance your way down the yellow brick road! Put on your Ruby slippers, and click your heels together 3 times and say…there’s no place like the Zone! Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@aol.com. Browse to http://www.thezonedanceclub.com/.
Mar 30 (Sat) – Prom Redux (Allegheny College – Vukovich Center for Communication Arts, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA) 7 PM – 10 PM. Wear what you want and bring who you want for a night of dancing, food, and fun! Email: email@example.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.allegheny.edu/visitors/index.html.
Mar 30 (Sat) – Veronyca’s Showgirls Diva Extravaganza Fundraising Event (Rockin’ Ricks, 543 Spittler Lane, Limestone, NY 147653) 10 PM. $7 cover includes door prize ticket. Gift baskets, 50/50s, door prizes. Rick’s has great drinks & great food. Veronyca, Sabrina, Diva, Manny and more! Come help us help others in our community. All proceeds go to help those in need! Phone: (702) 505-4771. Browse to http://www.myspace.com/rockinricks.
Apr 1 (Mon) – Persad Center Safe Spaces Night for LGBTQ Youth and Allies (Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2540) 6 PM – 8 PM. PERSAD CENTER presents SAFE SPACES, a FREE drop-in night for Erie’s LGBTQ Youth and Allies. Meet new friends, discuss the latest issues, create a Youth Leadership Project for the Erie community and enjoy free pizza and snacks. Join with Persad Center and help make Erie a Safe Space for the LGBTQIA community. Contact: Leann Rommitti. Phone: (814) 388-0195. Venue Phone: (814) 864-4429. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Browse to venue web site http://www.uccwebsites.net/commuceriepa.html.
Apr 3 (Wed) – M.S. Fundraiser for ‘Team Tapper’ (Brewerie at Union Station, 123 W 14th St, Erie, PA 16501-1717) 5:30 PM. Proceeds benefit the NW Pa. M.S. Chapter and will go towards finding a cure for M.S. Come join Jan and Laurie and help us raise money for our team. If you are coming, please let me know ASAP and we will get you a seat saved! Contact: Laurie Finch. Venue Phone: (814) 454-2200. Email: LFinch003@neo.rr.com. Browse to http://womynoferie.wetpaint.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.brewerie.com/.
Apr 4 – 5 (Thu – Fri) – Penn State Behrend’s Sixth Annual Gender Conference (Behrend, Penn State-Erie – Behrend, Erie, PA) Featuring a talk by Sapphire, the author of Push. The annual gender conference provides a forum for students, faculty, staff and community members to engage academic work on issues of gender and to hold a campus-wide discussion. No previous conference experience is required, and students from all academic disciplines are welcomed. We strive to provide a thoughtful but low-key experience. Email: email@example.com. Browse to https://psbehrend.psu.edu/school-of-humanities-social-sciences/programs-events-1/gender-conference-1 .
Apr 4 (Thu) – John Waters: This Filthy World (Louis C. Cole Memorial Auditorium, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA 16444) 8:30 PM. Tickets available: Free for Edinboro University students (must have a ticket to attend). General Admission: $10 pre-sale $15 at the door. Browse to http://www.edinboro.edu/.
Apr 4 (Thu) – Bear-e-oke (Drenched Fur Karaoke) (Avalon Hotel & Conference Center/Billie’s Bar, 16 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16501) 9 PM. $5 cover for non-run attendees. Ever feel the need to just sing out? Well here’s your chance to croon that you just met or rock the house with your version of a classic. Part of Drenched Fur weekend. Contact: Gary Snyder. Phone: (814) 446-2327. Venue Phone: (814) 459-2220. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.avalonerie.com.
Apr 5 (Fri) – Bear Bar Night (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) Join the Bears for a night of fun! This is part of Drenched Fur! Contact: Gary Snyder. Phone: (814) 446-2327. Venue Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: email@example.com. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.thezonedanceclub.com/.
Apr 5 (Fri) – G2H2 (Gay Guy/Gal Happy Hour) (Pufferbelly Restaurant, 414 French St, Erie, PA 16507) 6 PM – 8 PM. We have had amazing turnouts this year, even with the periodic issues from Mother Nature. In April, we are returning to our favorite firehouse turned restaurant. Join us for a great time with friends, old and new. G2H2/Erie takes place every month in a new location around town, providing GLBT professionals, and our colleagues and friends, the opportunity to meet, network or just hang out once a month. You can also sign up for the email list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com. Venue Phone: (814) 454-1557. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=54742829807. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/233573263438256/. Browse to venue web site http://thepufferbelly.com/.
Apr 6 (Sat) – ‘You Don’t Know Jack’ (M & J’s Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) Compete in bar trivia. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@AOL.COM. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.
Apr 6 (Sat) – Drenched Fur Exclusive Indoor Water Park After Hours Event (Splash Lagoon Indoor Waterpark, 8091 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509) $40 cover Non-Run Persons. Get wet and have fun, nuff said. Please note that Splash Lagoon is a family fun facility and has a capacity of 3500 people. Therefore the facility will have its full staff complement even though it is closed to the public and is exclusive to our group. Pre-registration is requested. Contact: Gary Snyder. Phone: (814) 446-2327. Venue Phone: (866) 377-5274. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://www.drenchedfur.com/registration. Browse to venue web site http://www.splashlagoon.com/.