What to do this week: August 19 – 25

handsome, club kidBoston may seem more quiet than normal with Ptown’s Carnival Week: Enchanted Forest happening but there is still plenty to do and I’ve included 50+ events and programs to keep you busy.

Some fun options to consider this week include Sloppy Joes Drag Night on Monday, Dirty Water Saloon Line Dancing on Tuesday, Nowhere Near Broadway Revue presents: Friends of Judy on Wednesday and Lgbtq+ Pop Culture Trivia Night on Thursday. 

For the weekend there is plenty more to keep you busy including Queer Board Game Night, Gay Kickball league’s Jersey Party, and of course, Victory Programs Summer Sports “80s Revival” Tea Dance at dbar.

Provincetown’s Carnival Week is in full swing – this year’s theme is Enchanted Forest


Free Summer Fitness Monday Bootcamp in Seaport Common at 5:30PM | Zumba in Christopher Columbus Park at 6PM | Strength Training in Town Field Dorchester at 6PM

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

Sloppy Joes Drag Night is an evening of drag queen trivia on Monday from 7-9PM at A4cade by Area Four in Central Square

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

Free Summer Fitness Tuesday Yoga at M St. Park at 6PM | Lululemon Run Club at Seaport Common at 6PM

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

Free Summer Fitness Wednesday Box and Body at 5:30PM | Pilates at 6PM both at the Seaport Common

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

Nowhere Near Broadway Revue presents: Friends of Judy show starts at 9PM at Club Cafe in Boston

Free Summer Fitness Thursday ​Yoga on the Boston Common at 6PM | Cardio Conditioning at 6:30 at the Seaport Common

Free Pool is available all evening at Cathedral Station every Thursday

Thursday Night Hikes All hikes begin at 5:30PM in North Hampton

Lgbtq+ Pop Culture Trivia Night join the Young Leaders Council of Fenway Health for a night of trivia fun on Thursday 6:30PM at Fenway Johnny’s

Cootie Catcher: Lucas Brooks (a.k.a. The Intellectual Homosexual) looks back on his many close encounters as he recalls his days of bouncing around New York City’s sexual landscape, dodging cooties at the Oberon on Thursday, starting at 8PM

Bear 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

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


Free Summer Fitness Friday  Bootcamp at 6:30AM in ​Christopher Columbus Park | Hip Hop Yoga at 12PM on the Seaport Common

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

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

Sutton Lee Seymour – Dragflix! performs both Friday and Saturday night at Mainestreet starting at 7:30PM in Ogunquit

Dueling Drag Divas are back this summer at Mainestreet in Ogunquit performing each Friday and Saturday at 9:30PM (Tix required)

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

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

Kiki Beach is back each Saturday at M Street Beach for a new season of fun in the sun and great people watching – most start arriving after 12PM

Queer Board Game Night welcomes all to the Trident Bookseller’s and Cafe for an evening of board games Saturday, 6-9 at their location on Newbury Street

GayKickball Jersey Party is this Saturday at Cathedral Station from 8-11PM

Blend Saturdays bring your friends for a fun night out with great music and no cover at Blend in Dorchester

DONT ASK DONT TELL is a crazy fun monthly LGBTQ dance party that takes place on Saturday at Great Scott in Allston

The Donkey Show is the ultimate disco experience is a story inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream each Saturday (until Sept 7th when it closes forever!) at Club Oberon in Cambridge.

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

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

North Shore Pride End of Summer Drag Brunch is on Sunday starting at 10AM and running til 1PM at the Derby in Salem

Trans Health Program: Summer picnic at the Fens is this Sunday from 11AM to 2PM in Boston

North Shore LGBTQ Tea Dance is at the Derby from 3-7PM in Salem – proceeds raised goes to benefit North Shore Pride

Victory Programs Summer Sports “80s Revival” Tea Dance is at dbar in Dorchester this Sunday from 4-8PM with proceeds raised going to the very worthy Victory Programs

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

SIP W/DJs Brian Halligan and Scott Helms is from 6-10PM on Sunday at Jacques in Bay Village – all are welcome

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

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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