Voices for Progress
QNotes Young Professionals Social
1820 South Blvd., Charlotte
Join QNotes at Cathode Azure on Friday, March 14, for our annual Young Professionals social and mixer. We’ll celebrate the launch of our annual Young Professionals issue. Light snacks. Cash bar. Lots of fun and networking! No cover before 11 p.m.
“Voices for Progress,” QNotes’ annual Young Professionals issue is profiling LGBT and ally individuals up to 35 years old and making a difference in their communities and workplaces.
Come out and mix and mingle with our featured young professionals and more from the community. Folks of all ages are welcome! Meet new community or business contacts, learn more about others’ businesses or organizations and get involved.
The Young Professionals Issue is out on newsstands and online on March 14.
Week of Prayer
Regional AIDS Interfaith Network
601 E. 5th St., Charlotte
The Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN) hosts a service in observance of the National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS. This year’s theme is “Changing Minds, Opening Hearts, Celebrating Life.” Light refreshments will be provided before the service. RSVP to email@example.com or 704-973-9812.
Time Out Youth Center
2320-A N. Davidson St., Charlotte
Time Out Youth center offers a new weekly support group for youth ages 13-20 who identify as transgender or are gender questioning. Q-Tribe is a structured group designed to promote personal growth and discovery through shared experiences, education and respect with a goal of providing a safe space where transgender youth can be their authentic selves in a judgment free environment.
3865 John Gordon Ln., High Point
Triad Pride Men’s Chorus hosts an Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast. $7 meal includes pancakes, sausage and a beverage of your choice.
Equality NC Eastern Institute
St. Jude MCC
19 N 26th St., Wilmington
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Equality NC hosts its Eastern Regional Institute, designed as a hyper-local, day-long event focused on civic engagement, the electoral process and pro-equality issue education. Space is limited. Register online at equalitync.org/getengagedNC/wilmington.
From the Ranks
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 S. Tryon St., Charlotte
Sotto Voce, the auditioned chamber ensemble of One Voice Chorus, presents an evening of song and story exploring LGBT U.S. service members in history. The evening features music of Dan Forrest, Dale Warland, Eric Lane Barnes paired with accounts from active and retired local LGBT soldiers.
Men of All Cultures Together
LGBT Community Center of Charlotte
2508 N. Davidson St., Charlotte
The LGBT Community Center of Charlotte hosts another meeting of the local chapter of National Association of Black and White Men Together. The group exists to provide social and support opportunities to men of all cultures.
Fayetteville LGBT Center
223 Hay St., Fayetteville
The LGBT Center of Fayetteville hosts its very first Meet & Greet Social. Light refreshments will be provided. Come learn about the new center, it’s vision and more about local LGBT issues in the Fayetteville area.
Mecklenburg LGBT Democrats
830 Lamar St., Charlotte
The third and final organizational meeting for the Mecklenburg chapter of the LGBT Democrats of North Carolina. Members will nominate and elect officers, including president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and other board members. Guest speaker is Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon.
GGF Gala & Green Party
O. Henry Hotel
624 Green Valley Rd., Greensboro
The Guilford Green Foundation will host its 17th annual Gala and Green Party, with registration, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction beginning at 7 p.m. For more information, see our brief in Carolinas News Notes on page 6.
Softball Spring Clinic
2425 Barringer Dr., Charlotte
Carolina Softball Alliance holds its first Spring Season Clinic for returning and new players.
Sweet Tooth Festival
Omni Charlotte Hotel
132 E. Trade St., Charlotte
The Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN) hosts its newest fundraising event, a drop-in celebration of all things sweet. Event features local sweet-tooth geniuses, bringing their cupcakes, candies, cookies and other sweet treats for your enjoyment and featuring of 25 bakeries, sweet shops and home-based businesses. Tickets are $30 per person and include a private tasting, deluxe sampling and lounge.
4809 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte
Charlotte Black Gay Pride hosts “Splash,” a kick-off to their 2014 activities. Come hang out with and meet Charlotte Black Gay Pride board members, learn about the 2014 Pride theme and about this year’s full slate of activities. Tickets are $10 in advance at playdatecharlotte.com and $15 at the door.
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Last updated: March 6, 2014, 5:15 p.m.