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Thursday, 30 January, 2020

Health

3 to 4:30 p.m.
prideHealth 101
Join the prideHealth team for prideHealth 101 and to learn about the different ways prideHealth can support your wellness needs.
Location: Chebucto Community Health Team offices, 16 Dentith Rd
RSVP on Facebook.

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020

RainbowSeniorsArchive

4:00pm - 6:00pm
RainbowSeniorsArchive Monthly Meeting
this is an open meeting to discuss the project, accomplishments in the last month, issues / problems, volunteer needs, and the immediate plans. All are welcome.
Location: Dalhousie University, Killam Library, the Queer Faculty & Staff space, G40H

Friday, 7 February, 2020

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5 to 7 pm
Gay Men’s Happy Hour at The Local (2037 Göttingen Street, Halifax)
Please, refrain from wearing scented products in respect for those with such sensitivities.
If you would like to be added to the mailing list, email us.
9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Karaoke Roulette//Hot Bits XXX Film Festival Fundraiser
✨Calling all Queerdos, Weirdos, Daddys, Divas, Karaoke Queens, Microphone Mommys, Shameless Perverts, Shameful bottoms, and literally anyone with 🔥fire🔥 in their charts: Hot Bits is cumming to Halifax! ✨
Hot Bits is a super hot, super juicy, queer erotic film festival. This is a karaoke fundraiser to help cover some of the costs of bringing them here and to help host a salacious after party.
Cover: 10$ or PWYC
Location: Art Bar (1873 Graville). More details on Facebook.

Saturday, 8 February, 2020

HalifaxAllWelcomeSkinnyDippers

4:45pm
Skinny Dipping Pool Swim North End Halifax
All genders, orientations & body types welcome, no sex or sexual innuendo or flirting whatsoever permitted
To register and get the location you ''must'' join the Meetup group
7:30pm
Queer Violinist Blake Pouliot Lilian Piercey Concert Hall, 6199 Chebucto Road in Halifax
Recently selected as one of CBC Music's "Hot 30 Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30" violinist Blake Pouliot has been described by the Toronto Star as “One of those special talents that come along once in a lifetime.” For this magical concert Pouliot teams up with one of today's most sought-after collaborative pianists, Hsin-I Huang, who has performed with many top musicians and orchestras throughout the world. The duo performs a program that includes works by Saint-Saëns, Prokofiev, Kreisler, Beethoven, Janáček, and Mozart.
For more information and to purchase tickets

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7:00-10:30pm
Discover Love and the Science of Sex at the Discovery Centre, 1215 Lower Water Street. Join us for Halifax’s sultry twist to a traditional night out as we explore the science of sex. Explore all things naughty and nice in the science of sex with expert talks, special guests, interactive experiments guaranteed to get your heart racing, and unique games designed to learn about your mates, mating, and more! Plus, who can’t help but fall in love with our newest featured exhibit, Beyond Rubik’s Cube. Whatever your relationship status, this is a pleasure-filled mingler not to be missed.
for more information and to purchase tickets.

Wednesday, 12 February, 2020

PFLAG

6:15pm to 7:55pm
PFLAG Halifax Monthly Community Support Meeting at Halifax North Memorial Public Library
Information via PFLAG Halifax Facebook page:
Our Support Nights are a safe space where members of the LGBTQ2 community, their friends, family or allies can come together. This is a place to seek support if you have questions or concerns about sexual orientation or gender identity and expression, or a place you can make new friends or connect with old ones.

Friday, 14 February, 2020

7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
LGBTQ2+ Women’s Networking Breakfast
Pride at Work Canada's networking breakfasts for LGBTQ2+ professional women* are intended to strengthen connections within local communities. All are invited to attend, enjoy a complimentary breakfast, trade business cards, and connect!
*Please note, Pride at Work Canada welcomes and strives to create an inclusive environment for all trans, non-binary and agender persons at our breakfasts.
Location: Tempo -1875 Barrington St
Details and registration online.

Saturday, 15 February, 2020

YouthProject

2 to 4 p.m.
YouthProject Special General Meeting
Through this SGM, YouthProject Board of Directors are looking to elect a new interim Board with the skills necessary to continue a process of restructuring. This interim Board would be voted in by the community membership – with the term lasting until the Annual General Meeting in June, 2020.
The Halifax Central Library in Room 301.
More information online.

Tuesday, 18 February, 2020

MonthlyCommunityDinner

6:30pm
LGBT Monthly Community Dinner
The third Tuesday of each month
Come and join some senior members of the local LGBT scene for a meal, a chat and a laugh. Bring a friend or two. Community Dinners alternate each month between Halifax and Dartmouth.
To be notified of the dinners and locations, Join the MeetUp Halifax 45+ LGBTQ Commingle group and look for the event, "LGBT Monthly Community Dinner"

Thursday, 20 February, 2020

NetworQ

5-7:30pm
NetworQ Networking Social
All Welcome: professionals and business owners, not for profits, students, job seekers, creatives, collaborators, entrepreneurs, performers, advocates, consultants, volunteers and everyone.
No agenda. Just an inclusive, casual safe social gathering for all members of our LGBTQ2+ family, making connections to fuel collaboration, careers, creativity and community.
Coffee & tea provide. Full cash bar.
At Proposify, Suite 500, 1877 Hollis Street.

Saturday, 22 February, 2020

BeingTogether

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Being, Together: LGBTQ+ mid-life discussion group
A free volunteer-run discussion and peer support group for people between the ages of 25 and 55 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or any of the other identities within the larger queer community.
Share experiences, struggles, and victories at all stages of questioning, coming out, and being out, and lend a supportive ear to others as they share theirs.
Location: GlitterBeanCafe, 5896 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, in the small room upstairs
No need to register via the Meetup group, but you can if you want

HalifaxAllWelcomeSkinnyDippers

4:45 pm
Skinny Dipping Pool Swim North End Halifax
All genders, orientations & body types welcome, no sex or sexual innuendo or flirting whatsoever permitted
To register and get the location you ''must'' join the Meetup group

Monday, 24 February, 2020

PrideWeek

6:30 to 8 p.m.
HalifaxPride Event Planner Meeting
Halifax Pride will host two public meetings for those interested in organizing community events during the 2020 Halifax Pride Festival.
This meeting will repeat content of January (2020-01-27) meeting. If you are interested but unable to attend one of these meetings, please email adam@halifaxpride.com. The Executive Director is happy to meet with community members at another time or send meeting notes.
Location: Halifax Central Library - Lindsay Children's Room, 2nd Floor
More details on Facebook.

Friday, 28 February, 2020

3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Drag Queen Story-time with ElleNoir
ElleNoir will be reading from a selection of inclusive storybooks including locally written, I Love My Purse by author Belle DeMont along with other beloved children's stories like:
* It Feels Good To Be Yourself, by Theresa Thorn
* I Am Jazz, by Jessica Herthel
* Not Quite Narwhal, by Jessi Sima
Location: Halifax North Memorial Library
More information on Facebook. YouthProject
6-8pm
Non-Binary Hangout at the YouthProject
For Non-Binary Youth 25 And Under
Details on Facebook

Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

RainbowSeniorsArchive

4:00pm - 6:00pm
RainbowSeniorsArchive Monthly Meeting
this is an open meeting to discuss the project, accomplishments in the last month, issues / problems, volunteer needs, and the immediate plans. All are welcome.
Location: Dalhousie University, Killam Library, the Queer Faculty & Staff space, G40H

Saturday, 7 March, 2020

HalifaxAllWelcomeSkinnyDippers

4:45pm
Skinny Dipping Pool Swim North End Halifax
All genders, orientations & body types welcome, no sex or sexual innuendo or flirting whatsoever permitted
For this event, there'll will be a meal together at the Steak & Stein afterwards.
To register and get the location you ''must'' join the Meetup group

Tuesday, 17 March, 2020

MonthlyCommunityDinner

6:30pm
LGBT Monthly Community Dinner
The third Tuesday of each month
Come and join some senior members of the local LGBT scene for a meal, a chat and a laugh. Bring a friend or two. Community Dinners alternate each month between Halifax and Dartmouth.
To be notified of the dinners and locations, Join the MeetUp Halifax 45+ LGBTQ Commingle group and look for the event, "LGBT Monthly Community Dinner"

Thursday, 19 March, 2020

NetworQ

5-7:30pm
NetworQ 'Networking Social
All Welcome: professionals and business owners, not for profits, students, job seekers, creatives, collaborators, entrepreneurs, performers, advocates, consultants, volunteers and everyone.
No agenda. Just an inclusive, casual safe social gathering for all members of our LGBTQ2+ family, making connections to fuel collaboration, careers, creativity and community.
Coffee & tea provide. Full cash bar.
At The Carleton, 1685 Argyle St AIDSCoalition
6 p.m.
Bid for Life
Enjoy dinner, live and silent auctions, 50/50 draw, raffles and balloon popping fun! Great company and lots of laughs will all be part of the evening while raising funds towards for AIDSCoalition.
Celebrity host: Cathy Jones.
Further details on Facebook.

Saturday, 21 March, 2020

HalifaxAllWelcomeSkinnyDippers

4:45pm
Skinny Dipping Pool Swim North End Halifax
All genders, orientations & body types welcome, no sex or sexual innuendo or flirting whatsoever permitted
For this event, there'll will be a meal together at the Steak & Stein afterwards.
To register and get the location you ''must'' join the Meetup group

Tuesday, 7 April, 2020

RainbowSeniorsArchive

4:00pm - 6:00pm
RainbowSeniorsArchive Monthly Meeting
this is an open meeting to discuss the project, accomplishments in the last month, issues / problems, volunteer needs, and the immediate plans. All are welcome.
Location: Dalhousie University, Killam Library, the Queer Faculty & Staff space, G40H

Tuesday, 21 April, 2020

MonthlyCommunityDinner

6:30pm
LGBT Monthly Community Dinner
The third Tuesday of each month
Come and join some senior members of the local LGBT scene for a meal, a chat and a laugh. Bring a friend or two. Community Dinners alternate each month between Halifax and Dartmouth.
To be notified of the dinners and locations, Join the MeetUp Halifax 45+ LGBTQ Commingle group and look for the event, "LGBT Monthly Community Dinner"

Friday, 24 April, 2020

8 p.m.
Ha!ifax ComedyFest’s LGBTQLMFAO Show
Performers include: Gavin Crawford, Kyle Brownrigg, Megan McDowell?, Adrienne Fish, Al Val, DeAnne? Smith. Doors open at 8, show starts at 9 p.m.
Location: Atlantica Hotel, Commons Room
Tickets online.
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Sunday, 17 May, 2020

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All Day
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia
Find out more @ https://may17.org/

Friday, 7 August, 2020

All Day
5th Annual East Coast Lesbian Campout+
Location: Scotia Pine Campground, 1911 Nova Scotia Trunk 2, Brookfield, NS B0N 1C0
Come out and enjoy a weekend of camping, Fun and make amazing new friends. We offer multiple games (ei: washer toss, flip cup, Bingo and mingle etc) and live entertainment saturday night. We have some of the East Coast most well-known Drag Queens to perform. This space is about meeting new people, having fun, gathering around the fire, and relaxing. We are dedicated to providing a safe, open space free from harassment and discrimination. In this space we want everyone to be treated with respect and dignity regardless of age, sexual orientation, and levels of ability. We do not tolerate any inappropriate gestures, negativity, and/or bullying. So come on out...of the closet and get your camp on!!
Who is welcome? Lesbians, Non-binary, Trans, Bisexuals, Questioning females, Female Allies
Register online

Saturday, 8 August, 2020

All Day
5th Annual East Coast Lesbian Campout+
See 2020-08-07 for full details.

Sunday, 9 August, 2020

All Day
5th Annual East Coast Lesbian Campout+
See 2020-08-07 for full details.

Regular Events

The Queer Week Starts On Friday

Fridays

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First Friday of the month
Gay Men’s Happy Hour[s]
From 5 to 7 p.m. @ The Local, 2037 Göttingen Street, Halifax
Please, refrain from wearing scented products in respect for those with such sensitivities.
If you would like to be added to the mailing list, email us.

Saturdays

Sundays

9 a.m.
BedfordUnitedChurch (1200 Bedford Highway) - We are an Affirming Congregation and welcome everyone. Services at 9 am (Casual & Contemporary) and 11 am (Quieter & Traditional). For more info, call 835-8497.
10.30 a.m.
UniversalistUnitarianChurch: Lay-led service. We are a Welcoming Congregation, aiming to help each person in their search for truth and meaning.
10.30 to 11.30 a.m.
Halifax Friends Meeting (Quakers) - Quakerism emphasizes that we all manifest the Divine. Services are held at Atlantic School of Theology Library (640 Franklyn Street). Please use the car port entrance.

ElderBerries

Second Sunday of the month
ElderBerries Second Sunday Salon Elderberries is a social and activism group for LGBT folks over 50. All are welcome at all the events. To be notified of events, get on our mailing list -- info here: ElderBerries or join the MeetUp group!

Mondays

8 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Halifax: LiveAndLetLive Alcoholics Anonymous Group for LGBT* community. Meetings are held at St Matthews Church (1479 Barrington St, Halifax). Use the stairs down to the *right* (south) of the church.

Tuesdays

MonthlyCommunityDinner

6:30pm
LGBT Monthly Community Dinner
The third Tuesday of each month
Come and join some senior members of the local LGBT scene for a meal, a chat and a laugh. Bring a friend or two. Community Dinners alternate each month between Halifax and Dartmouth.
To be notified of the dinners and locations, Join the MeetUp Halifax 45+ LGBTQ Commingle group and look for the event, "LGBT Monthly Community Dinner"
Location: changes each month

Wednesdays

Thursdays