Upcoming Events

“Live and Let Live” an LGBT AA meeting is every Sunday at 7 PM at Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erieupcomingevents 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 1 (Fri) – LBT Women of Erie for to First Friday in North East (Lake Country Bike, 21 East Main Street, Erie, PA 16428) 5 PM. Free event. Music, local shops and vendors line downtown North East. Then we will head to the play, Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche at the Dramashop in the Renaissance Center, 1001 State Street, 2nd floor, Erie PA at 7:30 PM. Tickets for the play are $5. Contact: Kim. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814)725-1338. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.lakecountrybike.com/.

Aug 3 (Sun) – Whispering Lake Grove Lughnassadh Celebration (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 5 PM. Doors open at 5:00pm, pre-briefing at 5:30pm and ritual at 6:00pm with potluck dinner to follow ritual. Whispering Lake Grove, A.D.F. exists as a chartered subsidiary, branch and/or division of Ar nDraioct Fein, A Druid Fellowship, Inc. For more information contact Rev. Carrion Mann at carrionmann@gmail.com or Rev. Christopher Temple at grollwynn72@hotmail.com. Contact: Christopher Temple. Phone: (814) 720-1560. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: grollwynn72@hotmail.com. Browse to http://www.whisperinglakegrove.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Aug 5 (Tue) – West Bayfront National Night Out Party in the Park (Emerson –Gridley School/Gridley Park, Erie, PA 16507) 6 PM – 9 PM. You’re Invited—
Join your West Bayfront neighbors for a family-friendly party!
Hosted by your
Neighborhood Watch Groups —
• EAGLE Neighborhood Watch
• Garden Court Neighborhood Watch
• Strong Vincent Neighborhood Watch
• West Bayfront Neighborhood Watch
• Westside Saints Neighborhood Watch

With Sponsorship & Support from United Way of Erie County, Gannon University and Emerson Gridley.

FREE Hot Dogs, Pizza, Pop
PLUS Special West Bayfront Announcement
Music & Family Fun
NO Alcoholic Beverages
CHILDREN under 16 yrs. old must be accompanied by an adult.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – 6 to 6:25 p.m.
RANKIN & SCHELL DUO — 6:30 to 7 p.m.
THE GROOVE BAND — 7 to 9 p.m.
FOOD SERVED — Starting at 6:30 p.m.

Aug 10 (Sun) – LBT Women meets (Brew Ha Ha, 2612 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505) 12 PM. Social group for lesbian, bisexual and transgendered women. Meets the 2nd Sunday of each month. Sign up for email list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com/ Contact: Kim. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 833-2739. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE.

Aug 11   (Mon) – PFLAG Erie/Crawford County meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM – 8:30 PM. Support group for parents, friends and families of gay, lesbian and transgendered people. Meets 2nd Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 PM Contact: Alex Sphon. Phone: (814) 367-3311. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: pflag.erie.crawford@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/pages/PFLAG-Erie-Crawford-Counties/184575144935872. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Aug 13 (Wed) – J-Pride – LGBT Social Group meets (Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water Street Suite 7, Jamestown, NY 14701) 6 PM. This is a LGBTQ social group that meets at the Mental Health Association. We meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6pm for support and the fellowship. The MHA is at 31 Water Street in Jamestown. Drive into the big parking lot at the Gateway Center and drive to the back of the building to the smaller rear parking lot. You’ll see a bright light over door 14. Enter there. Contact: Steven Michael Cobb. Phone: (716) 661-9044. Venue Phone: (716) 661-9044. Email: chautauquamha@gmail.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877. Browse to venue web site http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877..

Aug 13 (Wed) – West County Democrats meet Edinboro Hotel, 100 Meadville St, Edinboro PA) 7:30 PM. Monthly organization meeting for all Democrats residing in Western Erie County.  Meetings are always the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm.  At Edinboro Hotel, Hunter Jacks and Valenza’s, in that rotating order.  Everyone welcome to join us. Phone: (814) 734-5854. Email Barbara Kantz at bkantz55@gmail.com.

Aug 19  (Tue) – Spirituality and Sexuality Discussion Group meets (Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2540) 7 PM. Every third Tuesday of the month, the Rev. Dr. Rich McCarty facilitates a discussion group on spirituality and sexuality at Community United Church (an open and affirming congregation). This group provides LGBTQA people the confidential opportunity to share questions, stories, and experiences about what it means to be both a sexual and spiritual person. Contact: Rich McCarty. Phone: 1-866-229-1974 (toll free). Venue Phone: (814) 864-4429. Email: richmccarty@msn.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.uccwebsites.net/commuceriepa.html.

Aug 22 (Fri) – REUNITED Benefit for NW PA Pride Alliance and Dramashop (Dramashop, Renaissance Centre, 2nd Floor, 1001 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 7 PM. Doors open 7pm., showtime is 8pm. Admission $5 donation. Lovin Heart and DJ Tony G-Spot reunite to bring together the largest collection of entertainers any show in this area has ever seen! All proceeds will be split evenly between NWPA Pride Alliance, Inc and Dramashop. Fourteen performers coming from northwest Pennsylvania and western New York. All ages (but please leave the little ones at home). Contact: Tony. Email: EriePrideBenefit@outlook.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/1563695687191501. Browse to venue web site http://dramashop.org/.

Aug 23 (Sat) – Erie Pride Fest (Perry Square, W 6th and State Streets, Erie, PA 16501) Event starts with Pride Parade assembling at Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie PA at noon, step off at 1 PM. Festival in Perry Square starts at 2 PM. Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Email: president@nwpapride.org. Browse to http://www.nwpapride.org.

Aug 23  (Sat) – TransFamily of Erie Support Group meets (Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 1011 Peach St, Erie, PA 16501) 2 PM – 5 PM. TransFamily of Erie is a support group created to serve the transgender community of Northwestern PA and the surrounding region. The group provides a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or are searching. This includes all transgender subcategories, including FTM, MTF, cross dresser, genderqueer, questioning, etc. Family members of all ages, friends, parents and spouses are welcome at the meetings. Meetings are held from 2 – 5pm on the 4th Saturday of each month at Mental Health Association of Northwest PA (MHA – 1101 Peach St. Erie, PA, 16501) Meetings consist of group discussion around some topic of interest, followed by time for social interaction. Please bring some type of snack to share. Parking in the MHA parking lot is free. Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Venue Phone: (814) 452-4462 ext 117. Email: caitlyn_xpress@verizon.net. Browse to venue web site http://www.mhanp.org/.

Aug 23  (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 (Mon) – Bears Do Dinner (Brewerie at Union Station, 123 W 14th St, Erie, PA 16501-1717) 7 PM. Join the Bears for a casual dinner of food and fun! Dinner is on your own. Contact: Gary Snyder. Phone: (814) 446-2327. Venue Phone: (814) 454-2200. Email: info@drenchedfur.com. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/614731605291277. Browse to venue web site http://www.brewerie.com/.

Aug 26  (Tue) – Erie Gay News folding/distribution work party (Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 1101 Peach St, Erie, PA 16501) 7 PM. 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. Browse to venue web site http://www.mhanp.org/.

Aug 27 (Wed) – J-Pride – LGBT Social Group meets (Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water Street Suite 7, Jamestown, NY 14701) 6 PM. This is a LGBTQ social group that meets at the Mental Health Association. We meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6pm for support and the fellowship. The MHA is at 31 Water Street in Jamestown. Drive into the big parking lot at the Gateway Center and drive to the back of the building to the smaller rear parking lot. You’ll see a bright light over door 14. Enter there. Contact: Steven Michael Cobb. Phone: (716) 661-9044. Venue Phone: (716) 661-9044. Email: chautauquamha@gmail.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877. Browse to venue web site http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877.

Yours sincerely,

Michael Kenton Mahler, Erie Gay News
1115 W 7th St, Erie PA 16502-1105
Phone: (814)456-9833
Fax: (530)451-9833
Email: info@eriegaynews.com
“Covering news & events in the Erie PA region since 1992”
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