The Luxury Living Fort Lauderdale group at Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is pleased to provide you with some of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT) non-profit and political events planned to take place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during November 2012.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Wilton ManorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Taste of the Island. Ã‚Â 6PM – 9PM. Ã‚Â Richardson Historic Park and Nature Preserve, 1937 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL Ã‚Â 33305. Wilton Manors Taste of the Island is an evening of food and libation featuring more than 50 area restaurants and drinking establishments. Taste of the Island is a rain or shine event. Benefiting: Friends of the Wilton Manors Library, Kiwanis International, Wilton Manors Historical Society, Wilton Manors Development Alliance. Tickets: http://www.tasteoftheisland.org
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Election Day. Ã‚Â Before you head to the polls on Tuesday, take a look at the Equality Florida Voter’s Guide to see which candidates are the most LGBT friendly. Here is the link: www.eqflpac.org
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Estate, Financial and Gift Planning for the LGBT Community presented by The Pride Center and Our Fund.Ã‚Â 6:00PM – 7:00PM. The Pride Center, 2040 N. Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors, FL Ã‚Â 33305. Wine and light hors d’oeuveres to follow.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Codebreaker/Story of Alan Turing Movie Premiere. Ã‚Â 7:30PM. Ã‚Â AMC Coral Ridge 10, 3401 N.E. 26th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL Ã‚Â 33306. Ã‚Â Amazing film about Alan Turing, a largely unknown gay hero. He is known as the father of the computer and artificial intelligence. He also helped to crack the German Naval Enigma Code to help win WWII. Instead of being celebrated, he was prosecuted. A portion of the proceeds will benefit SunServe. Here is a link for the tickets: http://tickets.todpix.com/codebreaker/ft-lauderdale/
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Gay and Lesbian Business Xchange (GLBX). Ã‚Â 5:30PM – 7:00PM. Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 505 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL Ã‚Â 33304. Ã‚Â Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Members and Guests are invited to join us at our next GLBX After Hours event! http://www.ftlchamber.com/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=GLBX_home&category=GLBX
Friday, November 9, 2012
SMART Ride Spaghetti Dinner for Riders & Crew. Ã‚Â 6:30PM – 8:00PM. Ã‚Â The Pride Center, 2040 N. Dixie Hwy., Wilton Manors, FL Ã‚Â 33305. Join your fellow riders & crew for a FREE carb-loading spaghetti dinner to kick off the final weekend of training before the SMART Ride! Free to Riders/Crew, $10 suggested donation (to the SMART Ride) for all others. Catering provided by Stork’s and sponsored in part by Lyons, Snyder & Collin, CDTC, and The Pride Center. Be sure to RSVP to RSVP@PrideCenterFlorida.org by Nov 5th.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Pride Center Bingo. Ã‚Â Ã‚Â 6:30PM – 10:00PM. The Pride Center, 2040 N. Dixie Hwy., Bldg A, Main Hall, Wilton Manors, FL 33305. Join us for a GAY old time at our very popular and always fun BINGO! Fee: $15.00 with proceeds benefiting the Pride Center! Some months are themed! To find out more: www.pridecenterflorida.org
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Equality Florida’s 10th Annual Broward Gala.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â 5:00PM – 7:30PM. Ã‚Â You are cordially invited to join us for this wonderful event that includes drinks, delicious hors d’oevres, an exciting program, including a special address by Equality Florida Executive Director Nadine Smith, and an exclusive viewing of the Warhol Exhibit: Warhol and Cars – American Icons. Join us in celebrating our 2012 Voice for Equality Honoree, Sue Gunzburger – Broward County Commissioner! Tickets are $125.00. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $500.00. To register online go to: www.eqfl.org/browardgala
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Mack Mixer Fort Lauderdale.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â 6:30PM Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 9:00PM. Thasos Greek Taverna, 33330 East Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Ã‚Â Lauderdale, FL Ã‚Â 33304. Fun, yet professional, cocktail socials in Fort Lauderdale. ThereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s no doubt MACK continues to redesign how business people create new relationships and establish friendships – regardless of sexuality. MACK aims to be the most reliable business and social network for the Gay and Lesbian Community of South Florida. Join their mailing list, register for a lunch, swing by one of the mixers, but most important – bring your friends! Everyone is welcome. MACK is less about orientation and all about discovering untapped opportunities! http://mackplanet.com
Friday, November 16 – Sunday, November 18, 2012
Smart Ride 9 – Miami to Key West – The SMART Ride began as a dream to create a bicycle event where 100% of pledges raised could go back to the communities to be used for direct services. That was over eight years ago, and so far $3.3 million dollars have been raised. 100% has been given back to the communities we serve to assist with direct services for individuals infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. http://thesmartride.org
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Stonewall National Museum & Archives, Stonewall Stars: Turning the Tide Gala.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â 7:00PM -11:00PM. The Manor Complex, 2345 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL Ã‚Â 33305. Ã‚Â Get ready for the most glamorous event of the season – Stonewall Stars: to benefit the museums programming and library services, so we appreciate our Stonewall Stars who make our efforts possible. This year, the Gala celebrates marriage equality. David Bernard, CBS4 NewsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Chief Meteorologist, will host StonewallÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s benefit at The Manor, where attendees will receive star treatment with dancing, cocktails and dinner. The gourmet menu includes salad, selection of three delectable entrees and scrumptious dessert canopies.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Leather Masked Ball.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â 9:00PM – 4:00AM. Boom, 2232 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL Ã‚Â 33305. Ã‚Â Produced by the Leather Men’s Brotherhood to provides grants to: Pridelines Youth Services, Miami FL, SmartRide, Ft Lauderdale FL, and Leather Archives and Museum, Chicago, IL. General Admission: $40 Presale, $45 at Door, $60 VIP Presale, $65 at door. VIP includes Appetizers, Drinks and Demos from 8 -11. Tickets available at Leatherworks (Main Store and at the Ramrod), Gaymart, Torpixx Video. http://www.leathermaskedball.org
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Galleria Men of Style.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â 6:00PM – 9:00PM. Ã‚Â Galleria Mall, 2414 E. Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL Ã‚Â 33304. Eat, drink and shop all for a good cause. Plus, see if Roger on the runway is a Super Model or Runway Roadkill. Open Bar. Food stations by local restaurants. Shopping discounts at Galleria stores. The link to register is at: http://www.facebook.com/MenofStyle2011
Pride Center Founder’s Circle Reception. Ã‚Â Ã‚Â 6:00PM – 8:00PM. Gallery One (A Doubletree Suites by Hilton), 2670 East Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL Ã‚Â 33304. Guests are encouraged to donate an unwrapped new Children’s toy for the Center’s annual toy drive or school supplies to be donated to the Broward Education Foundation. The Founder’s Circle are individuals who make a monthly gift of $100 to the Pride Center.
We hope you find this list of Fort Lauderdale LGBT events helpful. Ã‚Â If you can, please come out to support our local non-profit and political organizations.
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