Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Lots of fun stuff this month!

Dairyland's Cowboys and Cowgirls have rescheduled their October Saturday dance for October 22 at Club 5, 5 Applegate Court, from 5 to 10 p.m. There is a cover charge. Dairyland Cowboys and Cowgirls is a line-dance group for LGBT people and their friends

Singer-songwriter Toshi Reagon will be playing next Monday at the Red Gym on the UW Campus as part of the "Stew and Friends" Artist in Residence series. The Red Gym is located on Langdon Street next to the UW Memorial Union. The concert starts at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 17, and is free. For more information, go to www.toshireagon.comand look under "Tour Schedule."

The Goddess Women's Book Group meets tomorrow at 7 p.m., 4322 Buckeye Rd., in Madison. The October book will be Storyteller's Goddess: Tales of the Goddess and Her Wisdom from Around the World by Carolyn McVickar Edwards. The discussion is hosted by Jade River of the Re-formed Congregation of the Goddess—International. You do not have to read the book to attend.

Madison’s LGBT theater troupe StageQ needs a few people who can help with set construction over the next few weeks for the upcoming lesbian comedy, “Ghost of a Chance.” Please contact dale@StageQ.com for more information or to offer to assist.

OPEN, the Out Professional and Executive Network, will host a Member Appreciation Happy Hour and Networking Event at Plan B next Wednesday, October 19th at 5:30 PM. Plan B is located at 924 Williamson Street. There is a cover charge. To register in advance visit: www.openmadison.org/

Proud Theater - an award-winning and innovative youth theater program designed to foster self-expression and self-empowerment for Madison-area youth – is looking for new members. Proud theater is open to any youth ages 13 to 18 who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning (LGBTQ), or who are the children of LGBTQ parents, or who are allies of the LGBTQ community at large. It currently has open enrollment through November 30. The group meets every Wednesday evening. For more information, call (608) 222-9086, write to proudtheater@gmail.com, or visit the website www.proudtheater.org

First Baptist Church, , 518 N. Franklin Ave. in Madison, hosts a Christian Fellowship Group for LGBT Singles two Wednesdays a month. The group includes prayer and time to socialize. For more information contact Rhianna Tibbetts at rheet@tds.net.

OutReach of Rock County has now started offering young adult services between the ages of 18-24ish with the help of GBLTA United! For more information contact Angie Rehling, OutReach Program Assistant, at OutReach at 608.255.8582 or by email angier@lgbtoutreach.org. You can also follow Rock County LGBT Outreach on Facebook.