Triangle: SAGE Dance, Fabufest
Updated: January 26, 2018 at 12:35 am
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SAGE dances for Valentine’s
RALEIGH, N.C. — SAGE Raleigh will hold its annual Valentine’s Day dance on Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m., at St. John’s Metropolitan Community Church, 622 Maywood Ave.
Singles, couples and groups will gather for fun, food, dancing and more. DJ Joseph will spin favorite tunes.
A suggested $10 contribution, payable at the door, is appreciated.
SAGE Raleigh will also take in a movie showing of “Bent” on Jan. 30, 7 p.m., at Cary Theatre, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, N.C., and a live production of “The Normal Heart” on Feb. 4, 2 p.m., at Burning Coal Theatre, 224 Polk St., in Raleigh. Contact the group for more details and to RSVP.
Youth gear up for Fabufest
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — iNSIDEoUT will hold its annual overnight Fabufest retreat from Feb. 10-11 for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 12-19. The theme this year is Power.
During the event, participants will engage in workshops, games and other fun activities as they learn more about the community, as well as meet other youth from the area. Discussion will center on related topics such as oppression, activism and spreading power through knowledge, organizers shared.
Registration deadline is Feb. 1. Visit insideout180.org/fabufest2018 to sign up.
In other news, the organization was able to meet its end-of-year fundraising campaign goal. In fact, not only did it meet the $2,500 target, it exceeded it. An anonymous donor matched the $2,500, bringing in over $5,000 for the organization’s spring plans, including the school visits program, Backwords zine, Fabufest, Lemur Center field trip and more. iNSIDEoUT is seeking Gold Star donors through contributions of $1,000 or more.
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