Calendar

JUNE 2017 (PRIDE MONTH) EVENT CALENDAR

1       Thursday     Arlington Heights Memorial Library screening of “Growing Up Trans” followed by discussion

2       Friday          Center on Halsted (www.centeronhalsted.org) “LGBTQ Artist Opening: LillyWachowski and Tennessee Loveless” 3656 N Halsted, 6-8 pm.  The launch of their new exhibit will feature hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. The exhibit will run through July 11. Suggested donation is $10.

2       Friday           Center on Halsted (www.centeronhalsted.org) “Off-Center, Music at COH” 3656 N Halsted, 7-9 pm.  Live sets from LGBTQ community musicians in a laid-back setting. Suggested donation is $10 benefiting the COH Homeless Youth Initiative

2       Friday           Equality Illinois (www.equalityillinois.us), “First Friday” social at Sidetrack  (www.sidetrackchicago.com), 3349 North Halsted, 773-477-9189, 6-8 pm.

3      Saturday       Center on Halsted (www.centeronhalsted.org) “TQI Lounge” 3656 N Halsted, 4:30-6:30 pm.  The group meets around a kitchen, preparing and eating various food that was donated by Whole Foods. The group leader is Jessi ca Sage (goes by “Sage”), who can be cont acted at jessicascrowell@gmail.com. There is no meeting fee.

6      Tuesday         Chi Chapter (www.chi-chapter.org) “Girls Night Out North” at Timothy O’Tooles Pub, 5572 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL., Phone (847) 249-0800, starting at 7 pm

6      Tuesday         Center on Halsted (www.centeronhalsted.org) “T-Fem Transfemine Alliance Chicago”, 3656 N Halsted, 7-8:30 pm. several peer-led Community Groups who meet regularly for discussion, activity, and socializing. For more info go t o the T-Fem website at www.tfemchicago.com  Free.

7      Wednesday    Center on Halsted (www.centeronhalsted.org) “GenderQueer Chicago”, 3656 N Halsted, 7-8:15 pm. A grassroots, peer-led group that works to create safe spaces to talk about, think about, explore, and express gender. Free.

10      Saturday       Chi Chapter (www.chi-chapter.org) “Girls Night Out, Central”, 8 pm, at Foxes in the Doubletree Hotel, 1909 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL. Call 630-318-4407.

11      Sunday          Journey Transgender Support Group, Countryside Church Unitarian Universalist, 1025 N. Smith Road, Palatine, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm. Email: transgender_journey-owner@yahoogroups.com

13      TUESDAY     CGS Meeting, Stardust Banquet Hall, 5688 N. Milwaukee, Chicago. Doors open at 7pm, meeting at 8pm.    

14      Wednesday  Center on Halsted (www.centeronhalsted.org) “GenderQueer Chicago”, (see 1st Wed, above)

17      Saturday       Chi Chapter (www.chi-chapter.org) Meeting at the Executive Training Center at Doubletree Hotel, 1909 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL. Doors open at 6 pm, New members 7 pm, meeting at 8 pm. Call 630-318-4407.

17      Saturday       Center on Halsted (www.centeronhalsted.org) “TQI Lounge” 3656 N Halsted, 4:30-6:30 pm. See entry on the first Saturday of the month for details.

18      Sunday         Transinside, at Hinsdale Unitarian Church, 17 W. Maple Street, Hinsdale, 4-6 pm. Email transinside- owner@yahoogroups.com  for info

19     Monday        Howard Brown (www.howardbrown.org) T-Time Transgender Support Group, (see 1st Mon)

20      Tuesday       Transformations By Rori’s (www.transformationsbyrori.com) “T Party” 7:30 pm at Big Shot, 2 S. Vail, Arlington Hts. Call Rori for information at 847-454-0600 for more information.

20      Tuesday       Center on Halsted (www.centeronhalsted.org) “Transfeminine Alliance Chicago (T-FEM)”, (see 1st  Tuesday, above for details)          

21      Wednesday  Gender Explorer’s Support Group (http://caanmidwest.org/calendar.html)  6:30 -8:00 pm at the Universalist Unitar ian Church, 3401 W. Jefferson, Joliet, IL 60431. Call 815-726-7906 or email Charlotte at genderex plore@gmail.com for more info. People of color and people with disabilities are encouraged to attend. Free.

21      Tuesday       Center on Halsted (www.centeronhalsted.org) “2nd Annual Transgender Community Ice Cream Social”, Join Chi cagoland’s transgender community and socialize on Center on Halsted’s beautiful rooftop deck. Take in a wonder- ful view of the city, celebrate Pride Month, meet new friends, and enjoy complimentary Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream.

21      Wednesday  Center on Halsted (www.centeronhalsted.org) “GenderQueer Chicago”, (see 1st Wed, above)

25      Sunday        Pride Parade – Check CGS website for details (not yet available)

25      Sunday         Journey Transgender Support Group, Countryside Church Unitarian Universalist, 1025 N. Smith Road, Palatine, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm. Email: transgender_journey-owner@yahoogroups.com

27      TUESDAY     CGS Social, Peggy Kinnane’s (www.peggykinnanes.com), 8 N. Vail Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004, Tel: 847-577-7733, starting at 7:00 pm       

28      Wednesday  Center on Halsted (www.centeronhalsted.org) “GenderQueer Chicago”, (see 1st Wed, above)

MAY 2017 EVENT CALENDAR

2       Tuesday          Chi Chapter “Girls Night Out North” at Timothy O’Tooles Pub, 5572 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL., Phone (847) 249-0800, starting at 7 pm

2       Tuesday          Center on Halsted  “T-Fem Transfemine Alliance Chicago”, 3656 N Halsted, 7-8:30 pm. several peer-led Community Groups who meet regularly for discussion, activity, and socializing. For more info go to the T-Fem website at www.tfemchicago.com  Free.

3 Wednesday Center on Halsted “GenderQueer Chicago”, 3656 N Halsted, 7-8:15 pm. A grassroots, peer-led group that works to create safe spaces to talk about, think about, explore, and express gender. Free.

5 Friday Equality Illinois “First Friday” social at Sidetrack  (www.sidetrackchicago.com), 3349 North Halsted, 773-477-9189, 6-8 pm.

6 Saturday Center on Halsted  “TQI Lounge” 3656 N Halsted, 4:30-6:30 pm.  The group meets around a kitchen, preparing and eating various food that was donated by Whole Foods. The group leader is Jessica Sage (goes by “Sage”), who can be contacted at jessicascrowell@gmail.com. There is no meeting fee.

7 Sunday Center on Halsted  “The Kiki:Queer Comedy and Variety Open Mic”, 3656 N Halsted, 5-7:30 pm. COH has teamed with The Laugh Factory, Chicago to create this event featuring host Peter Kim, two Laugh Factory comedians and an open mic.  Free.

8 Monday Center on Halsted  “’Gender Revolution’ Screening and Family Fun Indoor Picnic”, 3656 N Halsted, 5:30-8:30 pm. A combination of picnic  and a screening of the National Geographic documentary, Free.

9 TUESDAY CGS Meeting, Stardust Banquet Hall, 5688 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago. Doors open at 7 pm, meeting at 8 pm.    An evening at the Kentucky Derby!

10 Wednesday Center on Halsted  “GenderQueer Chicago”, (see 1st Wed, above)

13 Saturday Chi Chapter  “Girls Night Out, Central”, 8 pm, at Foxes in the Doubletree Hotel, 1909 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL. Call 630-318-4407.

13 Saturday Center on Halsted  “’Lives:Visible’ a sneak preview of film”, 3656 N Halsted, 7-9 pm.  A film depicting photos of the butch/fem life in the pre-Stonewall era. Following the film will be a discussion with the film’s creators.   $20 suggested donation

14 Sunday Journey Transgender Support Group, Countryside Church Unitarian Universalist, 1025 N. Smith Road, Palatine, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm. Email: transgender_journey-owner@yahoogroups.com

15 Monday Howard Brown  T-Time Transgender & Intersex Support Group, (see 1st Mon, above) .

16 Tuesday Transformations By Rori’s “T Party” 7:30 pm at Big Shot, 2 S. Vail, Arlington Hts. Call Rori for information at 847-454-0600 for more information.

16 Tuesday Center on Halsted  “Transfeminine Alliance Chicago (T-FEM)”, (see 1st  Tuesday, above for details)

17 Wednesday Gender Explorer’s Support Group (http://caanmidwest.org/calendar.html)  6:30 -8:00 pm at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 3401 W. Jefferson, Joliet, IL 60431. Call 815-726-7906 or email Charlotte at genderexplore@gmail.com for more info. People of color and people with disabilities are encouraged to attend. Free.

17 Wednesday Center on Halsted  “GenderQueer Chicago”, (see 1st Wed, above)

20 Saturday Transformations & CGS’s Glitz N Glam (see page 8 for details)

20 Saturday Chi Chapter  Meeting at the Executive Training Center at Doubletree Hotel, 1909 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL. Doors open at 6 pm, New members 7 pm, meeting at 8 pm. Call 630-318-4407.

20 Saturday Center on Halsted  “TQI Lounge” 3656 N Halsted, 4:30-6:30 pm. See entry on the first Saturday of the month for details.

21 Sunday Transinside, at Hinsdale Unitarian Church, 17 W. Maple Street, Hinsdale, 4-6 pm. Email transinside-owner@yahoogroups.com  for info

23 TUESDAY CGS Social, Peggy Kinnane’s (www.peggykinnanes.com), 8 N. Vail Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004, Tel: 847-577-7733, 7:00-10:00 pm

24 Wednesday Center on Halsted  “GenderQueer Chicago”, (see 1st Wed, above)

28 Sunday Journey Transgender Support Group, Countryside Church Unitarian Universalist, 1025 N. Smith Road, Palatine, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm. Email: transgender_journey-owner@yahoogroups.com