What to do this week: February 24 – March 1

shirtless, wicked gawjus, black, black man, absThere are more than 50+ events this week ranging from the Boston Ballet’s opening night and weekend for rEVOLUTION to Trixie Mattel’s show Grown Up to a Night Tubing Pizza Party Bus Trip to even a Roller Derby Boot Camp (you read that correctly)! There really is a little bit of something for everyone.

If I’ve missed an event or program you can make note of it in the comments section or reach out to me directly, but I hope that this list of activities and events encourages you to go out and have some fun.

MONDAY – THURSDAY

BAGLY Nerd Hour: Mini Video Game Tournament free and open to all LGBTQ+ youth ages 22 and under in Boston

Boston Gay Men’s Bookclub meets Monday to discuss this month’s book, Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust at 7PM at the Boston Public Library (all welcome)

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

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

Mass Bears and Cubs Social is this Tuesday starting at 7:30PM at Cathedral Station – stop by for some food, drink, and to meet and socialize with this friendly group of guys on Tuesday

Boston Drag Gauntlet – All Stars Past contestants take a shot at winning the title of Boston Drag Gauntlet All Star at CC on Tuesday starting at 7:30PM

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

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

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

Trixie Mattel: Grown Up this Wednesday join Trixie as she performs at Royale – doors open at 7PM and the show starts at 8PM in Boston

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

Latino Wednesdays is at Legacy every week – doors open at 10PM in Boston

PAX EAST 2020 kicks off this Thursday and runs through March 1st at the Boston Convention Center

Dollar Dumpling Thursdays fits just about anyone’s budget so come over to Red Lantern and have a few dumplings with friends or just to people watch on Thursday starting at 5PM in Boston

LGBTQ Mental Health Panel Boston’s Black and Latinx Pride Committee are hosting a panel discussion about mental health in queer and trans communities of color, Thursday from 5:30-8:00pm at Bruce C. Bolling Building in Roxbury

Can You Feel Me Now? catch some of Boston’s craziest Britney buffs work it hard to pay tribute to the one and only Britney Spears on Sunday at the Oberon doors open at 7:30 / show starts at 8PM in Harvard Square

Free Pool is available all evening at Cathedral Station every Thursday

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

Queers Against Winter! Cozy party and board game night stop by to enjoy this FREE cozy party and board game night at the Milky Way Lounge in JP on Thursday starting at 8PM

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

Gimme Gimme Disco Dance Party inspired by ABBA tickets are $10 at Brighton Music Hall and the doors open at 9PM this Thursday – disco attire strongly encouraged in Brighton

#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

THE WEEKEND

Charlie Gibson’s Queer Boston explore the Gibson House and early 20th-century Boston through Charlie Gibson’s eyes, Friday at 4PM in Boston

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

The LatinX & Black Excellence KiKi Ball (Final Rainbow Wars) Boston Pride and Boston GLASS bring you this Kiki Ball for Black History Month this Friday starting at 6PM in Roxbury

The Diva’s Experience is at the Museum of Science each Friday at 7:30PM at the Hayden Planetarium – tix required and strongly encouraged to purchase in advance – showtime is approximately 40 minutes

RPDR Viewing Parties for the all new Season 12 starting tonight are being held at at The Alley Bar, Blend, Cathedral Station and Club Cafe in Boston

Pop Rocks Karaoke Fridays VJ Ryan Grow will have you singing your heart out every Friday at dbar in Dorchester

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

GAY BASH’D: Leap Year join your hosts Erika Klash & St. Lucia this Friday which is part queer market, part show and part dance party at Oberon doors open at 10PM in Harvard Square

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

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Leap Boum! Tea Dance come over to the Milky Way Lounge Saturday from 2:30-5PM in JP and enjoy great music (no cover)

Night Tubing Pizza Party Bus Trip while not exactly an LGBTQ event (organized by Awesome Events) this is a great opportunity for you and friends to spend the day snow tubing on Saturday from 2:45PM to 10PM – details are in the link but you must reserve your space ahead of time

Queer Dance Workshop is this Saturday from 3:30-5PM at the Kieran Jordan Dance Studio in Hyde Park

Pink Tea: Celebrating The History Project’s 40th Birthday join this wonderful organization for a pink drink, hors d’ouevres, and a slice of pink cake – Featuring some Pink Tea Fun Facts shared by Etiquetteer, Robert B. Dimmick on Saturday 4-7PM at Carrie Nation Cocktail Club (suggested donation $40)

Queer Board Game Night begins Saturday at 5:45PM – the cost is $5 (which acts as a voucher you can apply to food or drink) at the Trident Bookseller’s & Cafe in the Back Bay

QTPOC Game Night & Spades Tournament Womxn of Color Weekend + The Bois & Bullshit Collective invite you to the Inaugural Game Night & Spades Tournament ♠️ Details are included on the event FB page but all the fun takes place this Saturday at Machine starting at 7PM in the Fenway

So Hot Saturdaes: Disney bring your friends for a fun night out with great music and no cover at Blend in Dorchester

Legacy Saturday Nights come down and dance to music from Alex Costa starting at 10PM in the Theater District

Magnum Saturdays presents Dirty Pop DJ Jay Ine plays the best top 40 dance hits every Saturday starting at 10PM at dbar in Dorchester

PAX East Gaymer After Party (21+) drink and socialize with other gaymers after a long day at PAX East – enjoy tabletop, video games, and the DJ after 10 should keep you dancing at the Alley Bar on Saturday in DTX

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

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Boston Roller Derby All-Stars Boot Camp is intended for intermediate and advanced skaters to push their skills to the next level in a small class setting and will take place from 10AM – 6PM in Wilmington

SoWa Vintage Market continues to run every Sunday from 10AM to 4PM at 450 Harrison Avenue in the South End

QWAM Spring Workshops 2020 a.k.a. Queers With A Mission are hosting 90 minute workshops this Sunday at Brookline Academy of Dance. $7 per class, $10 for both, all are welcome from 3-6PM in Brookline

Sunday Tea Dance never has a cover and always has great music from 70s 80s & 90s, starting at 5PM no cover every Sunday at Club Cafe in Boston

Naked Yoga for Men meets in the Boston area most Sundays at 6:30 PM (note that classes fill in advance and you must pre-register with the group)

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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