What to do this week: May 20 – 26

Caption this photoLots happening this week in Boston ranging from a conversation with John Waters on Monday to fetish dance nights like SWEAT 10th ed. Locker Room Theme Hosts: Bravo Delta & Pup Blaze and FASCINATION Friday to weekend celebrations like Women’s Weekend in Ptown and Memorial Day Weekend parties in Ogunquit.

Find what’s right for you and make plans with friends. Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of the the 2019 Summer season (New England’s briefest of seasons) so make the most of it.


John Waters at First Parish Church Waters discusses Mr. Know-It-All:
The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder 
in conversation with Alysia Abbott on Monday at 7PM in Cambridge (Tickets req’d)

Drag Bingo is every Monday starting at 7PM free to play at Club Cafe in Boston

All Star Mondays is a weekly drag show with performances at 11:30PM and 12:30AM at Machine in Boston

Trivia Tuesday is every Tuesday at the Dorchester Brewing Company and starts at 7:30PM in Dorchester

Dirty Water Saloon Line Dancing for Queers & friends has country-western two-step, west coast swing and line dancing each Tuesday from 7-10PM (all are welcome) at the Milky Way Lounge in JP

Showtune Tuesday hosted by VJ Ryan Grow starts at 9PM every Tuesday at dbar in Dorchester

Karaoke Night starts at 10PM every Tuesday at Jacques in Boston

Stump Trivia with Jonathan Brett is guaranteed fun and has lots of prizes (trivia starts at 8PM) hosted every Tuesday at Club Cafe in Boston

Local LGBT Art & Business Expo is this Wednesday from 6-9PM at Club Cafe – the expo consists of a raffle by locally owned business and artists to help spread awareness and raise money for the Boston AIDS Walk 

Atomic Karaoke with DJ Stevie Psyclone & Jonathan Brett is every Wednesday at Club Cafe in Boston

Trivia Night comes to Cathedral Station every Wednesday from 8-10PM

Women’s Weekend begins the Thursday before Memorial Day Weekend in Ptown with parties and events catering to lesbians and their friends

Free Pool is available all evening at Cathedral Station every Thursday

Queer Boston Board Gamers is meeting Thursday from 6-9PM at the Cambridge Center Foyer in Kendall Square

RPDR Viewing Parties are at The Alley Bar, Blend, and Club Cafe  each Thursday in Boston

New Alley Bar Trivia Night is at 8PM every Thursday at The Alley Bar in DTX Boston

BRASH | Queer Party is hosted every fourth Thursday at Brass Union from 9PM – 1AM in Union Square, Somerville

Karaoke Thursdays is every Thursday at Machine with your hosts Rob Botelho and Emphysema Menthol 100s in Boston

SWEAT 10th ed. Locker Room Theme Hosts: Bravo Delta & Pup Blaze is this Friday at Machine on Thursday starting at 10PM in Boston

#Yaasss Thursdays: Kesha Rainbow Theme Night with hosts Penny Tentiary, Yune Neptune, and resident DJ Begbick plays the area’s best hip hop and top 40 at Club Cafe


Tea Dance at the Boatslip starts at 4PM each Friday in Provincetown – start your weekend off with some great music, views of Ptown harbor and a cold drink

Memorial Day Weekend in OGT all weekend long there will be parties up in Ogunquit – look to Mainestreet for tea dances, late night dancing and entertainment including the return of the Dueling Drag Divas and Lee Squared – An Evening with Liberace and Miss Peggy Lee

Queer Inclusive Climbing Klub (QuICK) Pizza night and climbing club at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville

FASCINATION Friday is a monthly gear/ fetish/ kink night at Jacques the 1st and 4th Friday of the month in Boston

Casual Fridays is a weekly dance party with no cover featuring DJ Begbick at the Alley Bar in DTX

FO-MO Fridays are every Friday at Blend in Dorchester – doors open at 10PM

XO Friday is the weekly dance party hosted by DJ Stevie Psyclone (no cover before 11PM) at Club Cafe every Friday

Drag Bingo at The Paramount is on Saturday starting at 2:30PM Mackenzie Miller and Austin Tyler – this is a PBG fundraiser $25 for six rounds in Ptown

So Hot Saturdaes: Decades Party! bring your friends for a fun night out with great music and no cover at Blend (formerly Peggy’s) in Dorchester

Video Night Tracks every Saturday night join VJ Ryan Grow at Cathedral Station starting at 9:30PM

The Donkey Show is the ultimate disco experience is a story inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream each Saturday at Club Oberon in Cambridge.

Hairy chest, leatherGrunt is a weekly dance party with no cover for burly men and their admirers, starting at 10PM at the Alley Bar in DTX

DONT ASK DONT TELL: Superqueero ft. Vince Chic this month’s party pays tribute to superheroes – creative attire encouraged at Great Scott in Allston on Saturday when the doors open at 10PM

UNITE Saturdays is a weekly dance party at Club Cafe with DJ Susan Esthera (no cover before 11PM) in Boston

SoWa Open Market SoWa Open Market is now open every Sunday from 10AM – 4PM through the end of October in Boston

Brunch baes: drag brunch is at Club Cafe this Sunday from 11AM – 3PM (show starts at 12PM)

Queer and Trans Figure Drawing starts at 2PM every 4th Sunday of the month at the Dorchester Art Project (click the link for more details)

COLESLAW Takes Over *SIP* Memorial Day Weekend this Sunday starting at 6PM at Jacques

Sunday Tea Dance never has a cover and always has great music from 70s 80s & 90s, starting at 6PM no cover every Sunday at Club Cafe in Boston

Karaoke at the Alley is every Sunday starting at 8PM in Boston

Military Ball 2019 with DJ Paulo is at Mainestreet Bar in Ogunquit on Sunday – doors open at 10PM

Pajama Party is a weekly dance party hosted every Sunday starting at 10PM at Machine in Boston

Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar in the Theater District is every Sunday starting at 10PM in Boston

Send me information about your upcoming programs and events in my blog’s comment section or message me the details on Facebook.


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