LGBT

Explore the calendar listings below for social and cultural events, educational excursions and more opportunities targeted toward the needs and interests of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. Browse the postings and explore organizations and events that may be interesting to you.

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Wed
Apr
  24
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church VA 22043
Rodef 2100: Not-a-Second-Night-Seder Wednesday, April 24, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Temple Rodef Shalom | 2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church, VA, 22180 Rodef 2100, our TRS Jewish young professionals group, invites you to our joyous celebration. This will be a fun, alternative Seder to celebrate Passover. This will not be your average, boring, “when do we get to the food” seder- we promise to liven things up. We hope you’ll join us for joyful singing, compelling out-of-the-ordinary discussion topics, an...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, GLBT, Interfaith, Northern Virginia, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $18; $24 late

 
 
Sat
Apr
  27
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
Yachad-Jewish Housing & Community Development Corporation
1317 G Street NW, Washington DC 20005
Perform a double mitzvah while having a glorious experience hearing beautiful music. The Georgetown Chorale will perform Ernest Bloch’s magnificent "Sacred Service" ("Avodath Hakodesh"). Cantor Asa Fradkin, the soloist, called it, “A thrilling piece of music, absolutely an emotional roller coaster.” The concert supports Yachad, the non-profit Jewish housing and community development organization that works across faith groups to make home of lower income residents healthy and safe.
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, DC, Arts & Culture
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Sat
May
  11
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
 
Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation
7727 Persimmon Tree Lane, Bethesda MD 20817
The Adat Shalom Torah School offers joyful, progressive, and experiential education programs for K-7th graders. One parent said: “My 5th grader has been going since kindergarten and loves the school, the community, and the spirit.” Learn more and meet the Director of Education and Rabbis. For information, email Marcie.wilson@adatshalom.net. Visit www.adatshalom.net for a full calendar of events. Our doors are open, we welcome you!
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Couples, Families, GLBT, Interfaith, Maryland, Reconstructionist, Social Events
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Sun
May
  19
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church  VA 22043
Temple Rodef Shalom Blood Drive by Inova Blood Services Sponsored by Women of TRS May 19 Sun 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM in the Social Hall Your blood donation is urgently needed to help save the life of a neighbor. It's a mitzvah. Donating blood at Temple Rodef Shalom is fun and delicious because of the wonderful TRS members you meet and the generous donated snacks. Donors, age 16 and above are needed. Please make your life-saving appointment now and allow an hour for your donation.. CONTACT: Nancy...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Couples, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Women & Girls, Early Childhood Educators, Northern Virginia, Reform, Fitness & Wellness, Volunteer
Event Cost:  Free; Free

 
 
Thu
Jun
  20
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 
Temple Rodef Shalom
2100 Westmoreland Street, Falls Church VA 22043
Cooking with Chef Evan: Challah* Challah is an indispensable part of the Shabbat meal. Learn the secrets to crafting your very own challah with Chef Evan. We'll cover everything from making the dough, the different techniques for braiding, and the bake. You'll go home with dough ready for you to add some flair! Will you make traditional challah or will you spice it up? Throw some dough with Rodef 2100! Things will get floury - you're strongly encouraged to bring an apron for this one. Contact...
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, GLBT, Interfaith, Northern Virginia, Reform, Culinary, Social Events
Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $10

 
 
Nov 6 - Nov 10
Multiple times available
 
Bender JCC of Greater Washington (Bender JCC: Gildenhorn/Speisman Center for the Arts)
6125 Montrose Road, Rockville MD 20852
Coming soon
Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Couples, Families, GLBT, Interfaith, Seniors, Singles, Special Needs, Women & Girls, Teens, Early Childhood Educators, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Havurot/Minyanim, Humanist, Non-denominational, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Reform, Adult Education, Children/Teens/Family, Arts & Culture, Community-Wide/Festivals, Fair/Expo, History/Education, Israel, Networking, Social Events, Volunteer, JWRP
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