Local LGBTQIA+ events
Mar. 16: Crafts & Community, 1-4 pm, Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Mass Ave. (See event details above.)
Mar. 16: Forum on Being Asian/Pacific Islander and LGBTQ+, 2-4 pm, Lexington Community Center, 1625 Mass Ave, Room 237. This forum will explain LGBTQ+ identities, and a panel of speakers who are Asian/Pacific Islander and LGBTQ+ will talk about their identities and experiences, followed by a Q&A.
Mar. 19: METCO Advocacy Day. metcoinc.org/upcoming-events/advocacy
Mar. 21-Aug. 25: Exhibit on “Gender Bending Fashion” at the MFA.
Mar. 24: Training Active Bystanders. The workshop is appropriate for adults and motivated teens. 7-9 pm, Arlington Senior Center, 27 Maple St. Register here.
Mar. 29: LexPride Social (usually fourth Friday of month), 7-9 pm, Lexington Community Center Dining Room, 39 Marrett Rd., Lexington. Join LexPride for games, puzzles, books, crafts, projects, friendship, light refreshments (not dinner), and fun! This is a family-friendly event suitable for all ages, from 1 to 101! All are welcome.
Mar. 30: Trans/Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) Kids Party, 2-4 pm. Play, bounce, socialize, and eat pizza. TGNC children and family members are welcome. Free. Sponsored by Greater Boston PFLAG. Contact email@example.com for location.
Mar. 31: Trans Day of Visibility
Mar. 31: Gender Revolution film screening and panel discussion, 2:30-5 pm, Cary Hall, 1605 Mass Ave, Lexington. Gender Revolution is a documentary by National Geographic, with Katie Couric exploring the range of gender identities. A panel of teens/young adults of varying gender identities will tell their stories and answer questions. Sponsored by the School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) LGBTQ+ Task Force and LexPride.
Apr. 1: Queer Teen Drop-In, 4-6 pm, Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Mass Ave. Join other LGBTQIA+ teens and teen allies to hang out and relax. Meet like-minded teens from the community and enjoy an evening of fun. Snack provided.
Apr. 3: The ABCs of LGBTQ+ Aging: Planning for the Future for LGBTQ+ Persons & Their Caregivers, 7-9 pm, Arlington Senior Center Main Hall, 27 Maple St. Cosponsored by the Council on Aging and the Rainbow Commission.
Apr. 4: Reel Queer watches Frida, 6:30 pm, Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Mass Ave.
Apr. 24: Robbins Library Queer Book Group discussion of the autobiography I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I’ve Put My Faith In Beyoncé by Michael Arceneaux, 7 pm, Robbins Library Conference Room, 700 Mass Ave.
Apr. 26: LexPride Social (usually fourth Friday of month), 7-9 pm, Lexington Community Center Dining Room, 39 Marrett Rd, Lexington. Join LexPride for games, puzzles, books, crafts, projects, friendship, light refreshments (not dinner), and fun! This is a family-friendly event suitable for all ages, from 1 to 101! All are welcome.
Apr. 27: Annual Drag Prom, cosponsored by Mystic LGBTQ+ Youth Support Network (Queer Mystic), Robbins Library, the Council on Aging, and the Rainbow Commission (additional cosponsors welcome!). If you're interested in helping plan the Drag Prom, please email Katy at the Robbins Library.
May 22: “The State of Hate in Massachusetts and What the Community Can Do to Respond,” presented by ADL’s Metro North Advisory Committee and Wakefield Human Rights Commission. Savings Bank Theater at Wakefield High School.
The Lexington Pride Celebration will be Jun. 9. Details of Arlington's Pride celebration to be announced soon!
Many of these events were copied from LexPride's weekly newsletter. Go to lexpridema.org/contact to sign up.