Fort Lauderdale LGBT Events for October 2012

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Mark your calendars!  The Luxury Living Fort Lauderdale group at Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is pleased to provide you with some of the LGBT non-profit and political events that are planned to take place in Fort Lauderdale during October 2012.

Thursday, October 4 – Sunday, October 7

Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Gateway Theater, 1820 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33304. The Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is new and emerging with a goal of bringing the best in LGBT cinema to Fort Lauderdale and the Broward County community. Screenings will be held throughout the greater Fort Lauderdale area with the major cinema venue at The Classic Gateway.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Pride Pack Smartride 9 Fundraiser Flea Market at the Pride Center. 7:00AM until 1:00PM. 2040 North Dixie Highway, Bldg A, Main Hall, Wilton Manors, FL 33305. SHOP or DONATE at the SmartRide Pride Pack flea market table. Or, call us to pick up stuff you would like to DONATE for the cause. 954-817-3021 Drew Miller.

Men’s Night Out Pool Party, Celebrating Michael Papandrea’s 37th B-Day and 2 Year Anniversary of MNO & Smart Ride Fundraiser. 12:00PM until 6:00PM. Bootlegger 3003 NE 32nd avenue. Raise money for “smart ride” and the bikers for “let’s roll bitches” team # 992 http://thesmartride.org/ raffles to be given out throughout the event/jello shots! Mc julian cavazos drag performance by shawn palacious! Added also, docked on the intra coastal: http://www.theplantboat.com/

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Miami Recognition Dinner. 6:30PM – Midnight. The Miami Recognition Dinner is an important South Florida tradition. It not only allows the LGBT community and its supporters to celebrate our heroes, it also provides a vital source of funding for the community on the local and national levels. The 16th Annual Miami Recognition Dinner, will return to the spectacular Sparkle Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The evening features two cocktail receptions (one for VIP guests), a sit-down dinner, a silent auction, an awards ceremony, and dancing. http://www.thetaskforce.org/mrd12/mrd12.html

Stonewall National Museum & Archives Reception followed by Film at Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. 6:00 PM at Stonewall National Museum & Archives, 1300 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. Following the presentation of the documentary at the Gateway Theatre. Stonewall National Museum & Archives, working in conjunction with the Film Festival, is sponsoring this documentary, and will have an exhibition on the life and legacy of this gay Catholic priest, founder of the LGBT spiritual movement “Dignity” and a pioneering voice of gay liberation.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Mack Mixer at American Social. 6:30PM – 9:30PM. American Social 721 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL  33301. Fun, yet professional, cocktail socials in Fort Lauderdale. There’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!  For more information, visit the MACK Planet website.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Bingo at the Pride Center of South Florida 6:30PM – 10:00PM. 2040 North Dixie Highway Wilton Manors, FL  33305. Have a GAY old time at this very popular and always fun BINGO! Fee: $15.00 with proceeds benefiting the Pride Center! Some months are themed! To find out more visit: www.pridecenter florida.org

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Founder’s Circle Event for the Pride Center of South Florida. 6:00PM – 8:00PM at Mayor’s Jewelry – Galleria Mall, 2414 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33304. The Founder’s Circle are individuals who make a monthly gift of $100 to the Pride Center. If you are interested in attending the event to see what it is all about, just email me at rubinlee@yahoo.com and I will put you on the Guest list. There is no commitment to become a Founder, just a chance to meet folks and hear about the great work the Pride Center is doing.

We hope you find this list of Fort Lauderdale LGBT events helpful.  If you can, please come out to support our local non-profit and political organizations.

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