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November 2 — DECember 13 / PG Art Center
Local artist and queer rights activist Paul Richmond unveils new surrealist work that blends reality and abstraction.
Queer Movie Night: Love, Simon
November 30 / MPC Library
Join the Pride Pack of Monterey Peninsula College for a viewing of Love, Simon! There will be popcorn, snacks and a discussion.
DECember 9 / Santa Cruz
Have a drink, see friends, enjoy the holiday festivities and support The Diversity Center of Santa Cruz.
Thanxmas! A Community Dinner Potluck
DECember 19 / The Epicenter
Join our friends at The Epicenter for a gift exchange, arts and crafts, and a holiday feast.
Big Gay Potluck
November 16 / The Epicenter
Join The Epicenter for a community potluck to celebrate life, the holidays, and our chosen families with gratitude and love!
LGBTQ Y Más: A Spanglish LGBTQ Event
November 30 / The Epicenter
A bilingual dialogue and workshop on the experience of being LGBTQ+ and navigating identities in English and Spanish.
Drag, Dance & Comedy Night
DECember 15 / Planet Gemini
A night full of side-splitting performances, high-energy dance numbers and whatever other absolute ridiculousness may occur.
January 19 / Colton Hall
We are marching this year from Colton Hall to Custom House Plaza. Save the date, more details coming soon!
November 23 / EPiphany church
Come and enjoy a holiday lunch in an LGBTQ+ safe space with friends and family at the Epiphany Church in Marina.
World Aids Day Storytelling
December 3 / MIIS
An open discussion with the community about experiences, common myths, statistics, and more about HIV and AIDS.
¡Estamos Aquí! A Queer Art Benefit
December 15 / Alvarado Street Brewery
A multi-media art event in Salinas that shares the passion and skills of local queer and trans artists.
LatinX LGBTQ+ FIlm Festival
February 16-17 / Salinas
Save the date for the fourth annual film festival highlighting LGBTQ+ LatinX experiences in Salinas.
Bowling at Monterey Lanes
Third Monday Every Month
Join the LGBTQ & Friends Meetup Group for Monday Mayhem at Monterey Lanes. After 9 p.m., there are $3 games and $3 shoe rentals. This is always a family-friendly event. Don’t forget your socks!
Trivia at London Bridge Pub
First TuesdaY Every MOnth
If you're good at geography, sports, pop culture and more, join the LGBTQ & Friends Meetup Group for Trivia Tuesday at London Bridge Pub. Buy-in for $1 and enjoy a stocked beer and food menu all night.
Social Hour at Springhill Suites
Tired from a long day at work and need a little pick-me-up? Join the Monterey Bay GLBTQ Network for Social Hour every Thursday at Springhill Suites in Marina. Good people, good drinks, good vibes all around.
Meeting of Friendship
SEcond Monday Every Month
Rainbow Speakers & Friends invites families and friends to share a safe space for a monthly meeting of friendship. And yes, there will be snacks!
Social at The Tavern
Join our Salinas Valley Pride friends for Social Wednesdays at the Salinas Sports Tavern from 9 p.m. to midnight. Enjoy drinks specials and no cover.
Drag, Dance and Comedy nights
One Saturday Night A Month
Echelon Entertainment is here to bring you comedy, drag, live music and tasty drinks at Planet Gemini, all served with a side of sass! Tickets cost $20.