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February 12- April 7  Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals Exhibit 
March 29, Wednesday – Transgender Day of Visibility Art Show & Silent Auction
YOUTH OUTRIGHT- meetings and info is back on calendar

April
April 3, Monday PFLAG hosts Pannel Discussion 
April 6, Thursday, Youth Outright Benefit 5K Fun Run 
April 22, Saturday –Brother Wolf’s 7th Annual Run for the Paws 
April 27, Thursday -WNCAP "Dining Out For Life"
April 29, Saturday - LFR Speakeasy Fund Raiser

September 30, Saturday - Blue Ridge Pride Festival (Asheville's Gay Pride)
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• Men's Roller Derby Team forming
• Blue Ridge Bootleggers Rugby seeking additional members
• LGBT Bowling League Forming
• Transgender Day of Visibility Art Show
• Brother Wolf Run for Paws 
​• Looking for LGBT Service Providers


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Edna's "Friends of Dorothy" Piano Bar Tuesdays

Youth Outright YO Prom Set for June

Theatre / Movies
​Pulse- Original Play with Music

Special Event Calendar 

May



June
June 3, Saturday – YO Prom 2017 -  The annual Youth Outright Prom, open to all youth under 21 will be held at Double Tree by Hilton in Biltmore Village. This year’s theme is “Out of this World.” More information to follow. 



July

August

September
September 23, Saturday - WNCAP "Raise Your Hand" Auction

*September 30, Saturday - Blue Ridge Pride - Gay Pride Festival
*note month and day change for 2017 

October 


November 

December

December 1, Friday - World AIDS Day - Asheville Observance 
March 
Check back as additional events are posted

Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals Exhibit at UNCA Continues through March see Magazine

March 1, Wednesday – ALPS Meeting (first Wed of each month) Gondolier on Tunnel Rd., Oteen. All are welcome to attend, for more info and reservations contact ALPS

March 1, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

March 1- Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

March 1 - Wednesday - Party FOUL-A tasteful Queer troupe (first Wednesday of each month) A unique array of original performances with drag, drinks and fun. Place: Odditorium 1045 Haywood rd, West Asheville.  Time: 9:00 PM 18 and over $5 cover. All are invited. 
For more info see Entertainment

March 2, Thursday – 

March 3, Friday- First Friday Coffee/Soda Chat w/ LIM – chat get together EarthFare Westgate, 66 Westgate PKWY 6:30 Pm. All women are invited to attend. 

March 3, Friday- Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

March 3, Saturday & March 4, Saturday - Anam Cara presents original play PULSE a play with music and dance that confronts the LGBT issues that led to the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting. Place Toy Boat Art Space Time 8:00 PM
Full information and for tickets see Theater

March 4, Saturday - 

March 5, Sunday -O.Henry’s First Sunday Pot Luck. All are invited to bring a dish and share dinner and some fun and entertainment. Place: O.Henry’s Haywood Rd, Time: 5-8:00 PM. 

March 5, Sunday – Jesus People Church goes to the Movie. Special uplifting movie “The Shack” at Regal Theater Biltmore Square Meet 4:00 PM Details and discount ticket info see Theater.

March 5, Sunday -LGBTQA Walk It Out,  Changed to Saturdays

March 6, Monday – March 11, Saturday – Rainbow Week of Care.. a week of workshops and events promoting the area’s LGBTQ service organizations and caring needs within the community. 

March 6, Monday – Rainbow Service Fair a gathering of organizations dedicated to serving the LGBTQ community. Place: YWCA S. French Broad St. Time: 1-3 PM. Everyone is invited to learn more about the opportunities to both give(volunteer) and receive services. 

March 6, Monday - Geeks Who Drink”- Asheville Branch Hosts Trivia Night at O.Henry's (every Monday night) 7:00- 9:00 PM All are invited to come out and join in the fun. 

March 6, Monday - – LGBTQ Book Club (meets 1st Monday of the month) at Malaprops 55 Haywood St. downtown. Time:7:00 PM in Regional Book Section

March 6, Monday- PFLAG Hendersonville. (meets 1st Monday of month) at Providence Baptist Church Education room, 1201 Oakland St. for more info contact jerry.w96@gmail.com 

March 7, Tuesday - Edna's on Merrimon presents "Friends of Dorothy" Piano Bar Tuesdays. (Every Tuesday evening during the winter and spring) Place: Edna's 870 Merrimon Avenue. Time: 7:00 PM. Full details on Entertainment page.

March 7, Tuesday -Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Edna's of Asheville 870 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All are invited to attend contact Rick at ricsem@att.net

March 7, Tuesday - LGBT Elder Movie Night ( First Tuesday of the month) at Carolina Theater 1640 Hendersonville Rd. Time: 7:00 PM. Tickets (Special $5.00) for details and more information contact Rowan Lischerelli, 828-301-2820 

March 8, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

March 8, Wednesday – Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop  (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday in our Youth Room. located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

March 8- Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

March 8, Wednesday - SPOT(Supportive Parents Of Transkids) All supportive parents are invited to attend. For more information email: spotasheville@gmail.com or call 828-419-4594

March 9, Thursday- LGBT Elder Advocates Bi-Monthly Luncheon (held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month) Place; TBA. Time: 12:00 Noon. All are invited to come by, enjoy lunch and conversation.  

March 10, Friday --- Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

March 10, Saturday & March 11, Saturday - Anam Cara presents original play PULSE a play with music and dance that confronts the LGBT issues that led to the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting. Place Toy Boat Art Space Time 8:00 PM
Full information and for tickets see Theater

March 11, Saturday- Transformers (Asheville Transgender group) Ice Cream Social (2nd Saturday of every month) All transgender persons and allies are invited to socialize with the group. Place: The Hop on 640 .Merrimon Ave. Time: 3:00pm

March 11 , Saturday –Glitter Bomb (the 2nd Saturday of each month) the Asheville party for trans women and trans men, gender nonconforming folks, allies to trans and queer people, queers, gays, lesbians, femmes, bisexual peeps, and anyone else. Place: O.Henry's Time: 10:00 pm Cost $5.00 

March 11, Saturday -LGBTQA Walk It Out (New Day and Time for March ) A free fun way to strengthen our physical bodies, our sense of Pride and our community connection. Meet at Tod's Tasties 102 Montford Avenue at 12:30pm. We will be walking the Montford area, including the beautiful Riverside Cemetery. We will start walking promptly at 1pm. Our new adventure continues throughout the entire winter. weather permitting, For more information see Website. http://www.walkitout.net/

March 11, Saturday – Youth Outright Mitchell County group  (2nd Saturday of each month) Meets from 12 pm – 2 pm at the Ridgeway Building at the Penland School of Craft 67 Doras Trl, Bakersville, NC 28705 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

March 11, Saturday –Women’s Dance sponsored by LIM(We apologize to all for this incorrect date. See March 25, Saturday for correct March Dance)

March 12, Sunday- Youth Outright Discussion Groups  (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm in the Youth Room located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

March 12, Sunday – ALPS Billiards Night (2nd Sunday of each month) at O.Henry’s 237 Haywood St. Time 5:30-8:30 PM Hosted by Deanna for more info contact deannawolves@msn.com 

March 12, Sunday – LIM Sunday Brunch (2nd Sunday of each month) 
Place:: TBA For more info see LIM

March 13, Monday – Youth Outright Macon County (Franklin) group (2nd Monday of each month) Meets at the Macon County Library from 4-6 pm. For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

March 13, Monday - Geeks Who Drink”- Asheville Branch Hosts Trivia Night at O.Henry's (every Monday night) 7:00- 9:00 PM All are invited to come out and join in the fun.

March 14, Tuesday -Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Edna's of Asheville 870 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All are invited to attend contact Rick at ricsem@att.net

March 14, Tuesday – Transformers Peer Support Group (Transgender group meets 2nd Tuesday of each month) Time 7-8:30 pm Topics vary monthly. All transgender persons and supporters are invited to attend. For place and more information contact ashevilletransformers@gmail.com

March 14, Tuesday - – Prime Timers St. Patrick’s Day Dinner – We will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early at O’Charley’s off Tunnel Road. Time: 6:30 to sit down. Reservations are required. We will also invite all men interested in joining Prime Timers to attend. Full details on Website.

March 14, Tuesday - Gorge-US Monthly Dinner Club ( Currently looking for host and not meeting) Special Pot Luck at member’s home.. For more info or to join contact Gorge US 

March 14, Tuesday - Edna's on Merrimon presents "Friends of Dorothy" Piano Bar Tuesdays. (Every Tuesday evening during the winter and spring) Place: Edna's 870 Merrimon Avenue. Time: 7:00 PM. Full details on Entertainment page.

March 15, Wednesday – Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop  (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday in our Youth Room. located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

March 15, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

March 15- Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

March 15, Wednesday – ALZ Support Group for LGBT Community  (meets 3rd Wednesday of each month) by Alzheimer’s Association at Premier Home Health Care Services 1550 Hendersonville Rd, Suite 210 Creating a support system, exchange information and serve as a caregiver support system. All are invited to attend. For more information contact dparris@phhc.com 828-277-5950

March 15, Wednesday - Queer Women's Book Club (Meets mid Wednesdays Monthly) at Firestone Books and Coffee 610 Haywood Rd. Time: 7:30 PM. For more information see QWBC

March 16, Thursday – LIM 3rd Thursday Business Dinner, Cornerstone Restaurant 102 Tunnel Rd. Back Room. Time 6:30PM No RSVP All are welcome to attend

March 17, Friday - HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY !

March 17, Friday- Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

March 18, Saturday -LGBTQA Walk It Out (New Day and Time for March ) A free fun way to strengthen our physical bodies, our sense of Pride and our community connection. Meet at Tod's Tasties 102 Montford Avenue at 12:30pm. We will be walking the Montford area, including the beautiful Riverside Cemetery. We will start walking promptly at 1pm. Our new adventure continues throughout the entire winter. weather permitting, For more information see Website. http://www.walkitout.net/

March 18, Saturday -Youth Outright’s YOYOs (middle school group) (3rd Saturday of each month) from 11 am-1 pm in our YO youth room. located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville. For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

March 19, Sunday - Lesbian Senior Brunch Club.  All senior lesbians 60 and above are invited to come and connect with others. No reservations needed.  Place: Avenue M 791 Merrimon Avenue Time: 1:00 PM.  

March 19, Sunday- Youth Outright Discussion Groups  (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm in the Youth Room located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

March 19, Sunday – Blue Ridge Bootleggers Rugby Training. ( Every Sunday Afternoon) Time: 2-4 PM. Place: Warren Wilson College Complete Details on Website    Facebook 

March 20, Monday -–“Geeks Who Drink”- Asheville Branch Hosts Trivia Night at O.Henry's (every Monday night) 7:00- 9:00 PM All are invited to come out and join in the fun.

March 21, Tuesday- Asheville Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Edna's of Asheville 870 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All are invited to attend contact Rick at ricsem@att.net

March 21, Tuesday - Edna's on Merrimon presents "Friends of Dorothy" Piano Bar Tuesdays. (Every Tuesday evening during the winter and spring) Place: Edna's 870 Merrimon Avenue. Time: 7:00 PM. Full details on Entertainment page.

March 22, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

March 22, Wednesday – Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop  (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday in our Youth Room. located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

March 22, Wednesday - Stella's Place Monthly Dinner -Binions 1565 4 Seasons Blvd, Hendersonville Your Hosts: Sandy J & Deb V Please RSVP to: sjohnsonwnc@gmail.com


March 22, Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- new venue,formerly at Carmels) This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

March 22, Wednesday - SPOT(Supportive Parents Of Transkids) All supportive parents are invited to attend. For more information email: spotasheville@gmail.com or call 828-419-4594

March 29, Wednesday – Transgender Day of Visibility Art Show & Silent Auction. Place Crow & Quill 106 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 Time: 6:00 PM Tranzmission will be showcasing art by local transgender and non-binary artists. Complete details can be found on Bulletin Board. 

March 23, Thursday - Asheville Supper Club Dine-A-Round -  El Que Passa - 891 Patton Ave. (in Sav-Mor Shopping center) Time: Sit down 6:30 PM.   All supper club members are invited to return to a favorite Mexican restaurant.  Reservations are required.   

March 23, Thursday- LGBT Elder Advocates Bi-Monthly Luncheon (held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month) Place; TBA. Time: 12:00 Noon. All are invited to come by, enjoy lunch and conversation.  

March 24, Friday -Prime Timers Tour Local Creamery. A special tour to a local cave aged cheese creamery has been arranged just for Prime Timer members.  Tour starts at 11:30 AM. Reservations are required.  Full details are on website. 

March 25, Saturday – Pink Pistols Shoot ( Asheville's LGBT Shooting Club) January Shoot to be held at Rex's Indoor Range 77 Upward Rd. Flat Rock, NC Time 3:00 PM Facebook Page for event. 

March 25, Saturday  -LGBTQA Walk It Out  A free fun way to strengthen our physical bodies, our sense of Pride and our community connection. Meet at Tod's Tasties 102 Montford Avenue at 12:30pm. We will be walking the Montford area, including the beautiful Riverside Cemetery. We will start walking promptly at 1pm. Our new adventure continues throughout the entire winter. weather permitting, For more information see Website. http://www.walkitout.net/ *** Spring and Summer schedule change back to Edna's West, with Sundays at 1:00 PM  (See April Calendar) 

March 25, Saturday - Women’s Dance sponsored by LIM- at Eleven on Grove, 11 Grove St. 7:30-11:30 PM all women are invited to attend. $10 admission. For more information contact etledder@gmail.com 

March 25, Saturday -The Blue Ridge Bootleggers will be hosting a Rugby 101 (into to rugby) clinic 1-3 pm at Warren Wilson College. All are welcome to come out, learn about Rugby and/or join the Bootleggers. Details on Website

March 26, Sunday - Women's Reading Group - Meets monthly includes pot luck. For place and book information contact  sandralfrith@gmail.com

March 26, Sunday- Youth Outright Discussion Groups  (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm in the Youth Room located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

March 26, Sunday -  Blue Ridge Roller Girls - US Cellular Center, Time: 5:00 - 6:30 PM Family night. Lots of Fun for All. BRR are big supporters of the LGBTQ community.   Learn more about the girls at BRR

March 26, Sunday – Blue Ridge Bootleggers Rugby Training. ( Every Sunday Afternoon) Time: 2-4 PM. Place: Warren Wilson College Complete Details on Website

March 27, Monday -–“Geeks Who Drink”- Asheville Branch Hosts Trivia Night at O.Henry's (every Monday night) 7:00- 9:00 PM All are invited to come out and join in the fun.

March 28, Tuesday- Asheville Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Edna's of Asheville 870 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All are invited to attend contact Rick at ricsem@att.net

 March 28, Tuesday - Edna's on Merrimon presents "Friends of Dorothy" Piano Bar Tuesdays. (Every Tuesday evening during the winter and spring) Place: Edna's 870 Merrimon Avenue. Time: 7:00 PM. Full details on Entertainment page.

March 29, Wednesday – Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop  (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday in our Youth Room. located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

March 29, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

March 29, Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- new venue,formerly at Carmels) This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.
March 30, Thursday
March 31, Friday


​April 
Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals Exhibit at UNCA Continues 
through April 7 see Magazine

April 1, Saturday

April 2 , Sunday – Blue Ridge Bootleggers Rugby Training. ( Every Sunday Afternoon) Time: 2-4 PM. Place: Warren Wilson College, athletic field behind the Gym Complete Details on Website Facebook 

April 2, Sunday- Youth Outright Discussion Groups  (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm in the Youth Room located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

April 2, Sunday -O.Henry’s First Sunday Pot Luck. All are invited to bring a dish and share dinner and some fun and entertainment. Place: O.Henry’s Haywood Rd, Time: 5-8:00 PM. 

April 3, Monday - Guys Movie Night Out- (a gay/bi group of all ages, single and partnered, meets once a month) Meet at the Regal Biltmore Grande 15, 6:45 PM for the early evening showing of the new release, "A Dog's Purpose," and then join us at Brixx Pizza afterwards. For details or more information, contact Jay at farcityguy@hotmail.com 

April 3, Monday - Geeks Who Drink”- Asheville Branch Hosts Trivia Night at O.Henry's (every Monday night) 7:00- 9:00 PM All are invited to come out and join in the fun. 

April 3, Monday - – LGBTQ Book Club (meets 1st Monday of the month) at Malaprops 55 Haywood St. downtown. Time:7:00 PM in Regional Book Section

April 3, Monday- PFLAG Hendersonville. (meets 1st Monday of month) at Providence Baptist Church Education room, 1201 Oakland St. for more info contact jerry.w96@gmail.com  ** Will not meet see event below 

April 3, Monday - PFLAG Hendersonville Hosts Panel Discussion: RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY  to be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 900 Blythe Street in Hendersonville.  Time: 7 -8:30 PM  This very special event is open to everyone in the community and all are urged to attend.  The event is free. 
See more details at Bulletin Board.

April 4, Tuesday - Edna's on Merrimon presents "Friends of Dorothy" Piano Bar Tuesdays. (Every Tuesday evening during the winter and spring) Place: Edna's 870 Merrimon Avenue. Time: 7:00 PM. Full details on Entertainment page.

April 4, Tuesday - LGBT Elder Movie Night ( First Tuesday of the month) at Carolina Theater 1640 Hendersonville Rd. Time: 7:00 PM. Tickets (Special $5.00) for details and more information contact Rowan Lischerelli, 828-301-2820 

April 5, Wednesday – ALPS Meeting (first Wed of each month) Gondolier on Tunnel Rd., Oteen. All are welcome to attend, for more info and reservations contact ALPS

April 5, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

April 5- Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

April 5, Wednesday – Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop  (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday in our Youth Room. located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

April 5 - Wednesday - Party FOUL-a tasteful Queer troupe (first Wednesday of each month) A unique array of original performances with drag, drinks and fun. Place: Odditorium 1045 Haywood rd, West Asheville. Time: 9:00 PM 18 and over $5 cover. All are invited. For more info see Entertainment

April 6, Thursday, Youth Outright Benefit 5K Fun Run sponsored by Regional Wilderness Therapy Symposium. The run will take place on the grounds surrounding the golf course at the Crowne Plaza Resort. Fun costumes are encouraged. Everyone is invited to join as a participant or a cheerleader! Register Here.  

April 7, Friday- First Friday Coffee/Soda Chat w/ LIM – chat get together EarthFare Westgate, 66 Westgate PKWY 6:30 Pm. All women are invited to attend. 

April 7, Friday- Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

April 7, Friday -LGBTQA Walk It Out (New Day and Time for Spring and Summer) A free fun way to strengthen our physical bodies, our sense of Pride and our community connection. Meet at Edna’s on the River 219 Amboy Rd. Time: 5:30pm. We will be walking Carrier Park , We will start walking promptly at 6pm. Our new adventure continues throughout the entire Spring and Summer. weather permitting, For more information see Website. http://www.walkitout.net/

April 8, Saturday- Transformers (Asheville Transgender group) Ice Cream Social (2nd Saturday of every month) All transgender persons and allies are invited to socialize with the group. Place: The Hop on 640 .Merrimon Ave. Time: 3:00pm

April 8, Saturday – Youth Outright Mitchell County group  (2nd Saturday of each month) Meets from 12 pm – 2 pm at the Ridgeway Building at the Penland School of Craft 67 Doras Trl, Bakersville, NC 28705 For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

April 8 , Saturday –Glitter Bomb (the 2nd Saturday of each month) the Asheville party for trans women and trans men, gender nonconforming folks, allies to trans and queer people, queers, gays, lesbians, femmes, bisexual peeps, and anyone else. Place: O.Henry's Time: 10:00 pm Cost $5.00 

April 9, Sunday – ALPS Billiards Night (2nd Sunday of each month) at O.Henry’s 237 Haywood St. Time 5:30-8:30 PM Hosted by Deanna for more info contact deannawolves@msn.com 

April 9, Sunday- Youth Outright Discussion Groups  (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm in the Youth Room located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

April 9, Sunday – LIM Sunday Brunch (2nd Sunday of each month) 
Place:: TBA For more info see LIM

April 9 , Sunday – Blue Ridge Bootleggers Rugby Training. ( Every Sunday Afternoon) Time: 2-4 PM. Place: Warren Wilson College, athletic field behind the Gym Complete Details on Website Facebook 

April 10, Monday - Geeks Who Drink”- Asheville Branch Hosts Trivia Night at O.Henry's (every Monday night) 7:00- 9:00 PM All are invited to come out and join in the fun. 

April 10, Monday – Youth Outright Macon County (Franklin) group (2nd Monday of each month) Meets at the Macon County Library from 4-6 pm. For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

April 10, Monday -  Passover Begins at Sundown. "Chag Sameach!"

April 11, Tuesday - Edna's on Merrimon presents "Friends of Dorothy" Piano Bar Tuesdays. (Every Tuesday evening during the winter and spring) Place: Edna's 870 Merrimon Avenue. Time: 7:00 PM. Full details on Entertainment page.

April 11, Tuesday -Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Edna's of Asheville 870 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All are invited to attend contact Rick at ricsem@att.net
April 11, Tuesday - Gorge-US Monthly Dinner Club ( Currently looking for host and not meeting) Special Pot Luck at member’s home.. For more info or to join contact Gorge US 

April 11, Tuesday – Transformers Peer Support Group (Transgender group meets 2nd Tuesday of each month) Time 7-8:30 pm Topics vary monthly. All transgender persons and supporters are invited to attend. For place and more information contact ashevilletransformers@gmail.com

April 12, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

April 12, Wednesday – Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop  (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday in our Youth Room. located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

April 12- Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

April 13, Thursday- LGBT Elder Advocates Bi-Monthly Luncheon (held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month) Place; IHOP - 245 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805. Time: 12:00 Noon. All are invited to come by, enjoy lunch and conversation.  

April 13, Friday --- Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

April 14, Friday -LGBTQA Walk It Out (New Day and Time for Spring and Summer) A free fun way to strengthen our physical bodies, our sense of Pride and our community connection. Meet at Edna’s on the River 219 Amboy Rd. Time: 5:30pm. We will be walking Carrier Park , We will start walking promptly at 6pm. Our new adventure continues throughout the entire Spring and Summer. weather permitting, For more information see Website. http://www.walkitout.net/

April 15, Saturday -Youth Outright’s YOYOs (middle school group) (3rd Saturday of each month) from 11 am-1 pm in our YO youth room. located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville. For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

April 16, Sunday – Lesbian Senior Brunch Bunch Meets at Tupelo Honey1829 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803 Time: 1:00 PM. All lesbians over 60 are invited to come out and join us. 

April 16, Sunday- Youth Outright Discussion Groups (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm in the Youth Room located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

April 16, Sunday – Blue Ridge Bootleggers Rugby Training. ( Every Sunday Afternoon) Time: 2-4 PM. Place: Warren Wilson College, athletic field behind the Gym Complete Details on Website Facebook 

April 16, Sunday -  Easter -  Happy Easter 

April 17, Monday - Geeks Who Drink”- Asheville Branch Hosts Trivia Night at O.Henry's (every Monday night) 7:00- 9:00 PM All are invited to come out and join in the fun.

April 18, Tuesday -Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Edna's of Asheville 870 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All are invited to attend contact Rick at ricsem@att.net

April 18,Tuesday - Edna's on Merrimon presents "Friends of Dorothy" Piano Bar Tuesdays. (Every Tuesday evening during the winter and spring) Place: Edna's 870 Merrimon Avenue. Time: 7:00 PM. Full details on Entertainment page.

April 18, Tuesday - LGBT Bowling League Q&A.  Newly forming bowling league will hold a formation gathering to discuss the new league and interest from the community.  Place: TBA (check back)  Time: 7:00 PM.  For more information see Bulletin Board 

April 18, Tuesday - Passover Ends at Sundown.

April 19, Wednesday – Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop  (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday in our Youth Room. located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

April 19, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

April 19- Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

April 19, Wednesday – ALZ Support Group for LGBT Community  (meets 3rd Wednesday of each month) by Alzheimer’s Association at Premier Home Health Care Services 1550 Hendersonville Rd, Suite 210 Creating a support system, exchange information and serve as a caregiver support system. All are invited to attend. For more information contact dparris@phhc.com 828-277-5950

April 19, Wednesday - Queer Women's Book Club (Meets mid Wednesdays Monthly) at Firestone Books and Coffee 610 Haywood Rd. Time: 7:30 PM. For more information see QWBC

April 20, Thursday – LIM 3rd Thursday Business Dinner, Cornerstone Restaurant 102 Tunnel Rd. Back Room. Time 6:30PM No RSVP All are welcome to attend

April 21, Friday- Lambda Al-Anon - Open meeting for gays lesbians and teens (Every Friday) Cathedral of All Souls 9 Swan Street Biltmore Village 8:00 pm

April 21, Friday -LGBTQA Walk It Out (New Day and Time for Spring and Summer) A free fun way to strengthen our physical bodies, our sense of Pride and our community connection. Meet at Edna’s on the River 219 Amboy Rd. Time: 5:30pm. We will be walking Carrier Park. We will start walking promptly at 6pm. Our new adventure continues throughout the entire Spring and Summer. weather permitting, For more information see Website. http://www.walkitout.net/

April 22, Saturday - Women’s Dance sponsored by Dance Divas- at Eleven on Grove, 11 Grove St. 7:30-11:30 PM all women are invited to attend. $10 admission. For more information contact etledder@gmail.com 

April 22, Saturday –Brother Wolf’s 7th Annual Run for the Paws 5 K Benefit Walk/Run. Time: 9:00 am – 1:30 pm. Place: New Belgium Brewing Company 21 Craven St. Asheville. Dogs invited to participate in the walk. Full details at Bulletin Board. 

April 23, Sunday- Youth Outright Discussion Groups  (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm in the Youth Room located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

April 23 , Sunday – Blue Ridge Bootleggers Rugby Training. ( Every Sunday Afternoon) Time: 2-4 PM. Place: Warren Wilson College, athletic field behind the Gym Complete Details on Website Facebook 

April 24, Monday -–“Geeks Who Drink”- Asheville Branch Hosts Trivia Night at O.Henry's (every Monday night) 7:00- 9:00 PM All are invited to come out and join in the fun.

April 24, Monday – Asheville Prime Timers present Dr. Lauren Olson, author of “Finally OUT: Letting Go of Living Straight. He will be speaking about coming to terms with coming out later in life. All in the community are invited to attend. Place: St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Time: 6:30 PM. Complete details and information on Dr. Olson at Entertainment. 

April 25, Tuesday- Asheville Men's Coffee Club, (meets every Tuesday) at Edna's of Asheville 870 Merrimon Ave. 9:00 Am All are invited to attend contact Rick at ricsem@att.net

April 25, Tuesday - Edna's on Merrimon presents "Friends of Dorothy" Piano Bar Tuesdays. (Every Tuesday evening during the winter and spring) Place: Edna's 870 Merrimon Avenue. Time: 7:00 PM. Full details on Entertainment page.

April 26, Wednesday- Mens Nude Yoga (held every Wednesday) -a non-sexual, non-exclusive Gay Yoga class 6:45 pm above the French Broad Co-op space 90 Biltmore Ave. for more information contact ashevillenudeyoga@gmail.com

April 26, Wednesday – Youth Outright Weekly Safe Space Drop  (every Wednesday)-In Hours are from 3-6 pm each Wednesday in our Youth Room. located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org

April 26, Wednesday - Gathering At The Social Lounge (Every Wednesday- new venue,formerly at Carmels) This is an informal gathering of Asheville gay men for socializing and conversation from 6:00 on. The Social Lounge, 29 Broadway Downtown.

April 27, Thursday and Saturday, April 29 - is a DOUBLE HEADER to support WNC persons living with HIV/AIDS. Dine out on Thursday and then Be Entertained on Saturday, knowing you are helping support WNCAP and LFR.

April 27, Thursday – WNCAP “Dining Out For Life” takes place all over WNC today. Go out and enjoy a meal to help persons living with HIV/AIDS. A percentage of each meal purchased (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) will be donated to WNCAP. A complete list of participating restaurants is on Bulletin Board. 

April 27, Thursday – Asheville Prime Timers and Asheville Supper Club “Dine Out for WNCAP” A combined “Dining Out for Life” group dinner will take place at Cantina, in Biltmore Village. Time: Dine 6:30 PM. All members are invited to join together. Reservations required. 

April 27, Thursday - Blue Ridge Pride Center hosts "Dining Out For Life" at Jucy Lucy's Hamburger Bar and Grill  620 Hendersonville Road Asheville, 28803
All are invited to join members of Blue Ridge Pride as they support WNCAP. Time: from 5:00 PM on. 

April 27, Thursday- LGBT Elder Advocates Bi-Monthly Luncheon (held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month) Place; TBA. Time: 12:00 Noon. All are invited to come by, enjoy lunch and conversation.  

April 28, Friday -LGBTQA Walk It Out (New Day and Time for Spring and Summer) A free fun way to strengthen our physical bodies, our sense of Pride and our community connection. Meet at Edna’s on the River 219 Amboy Rd. Time: 5:30pm. We will be walking Carrier Park,  We will start walking promptly at 6pm. Our new adventure continues throughout the entire Spring and Summer. weather permitting, For more information see Website. http://www.walkitout.net/

April 29, Saturday – Loving Food Resources presents French Broad Speakeasy and Wacky Revue, a benefit to support LFR’s mission of providing food for those living with HIV/AIDS. A wonderful time of 20’s style casino games, entertainment, food, drink, dancing and just fun with lots more surprises. Find out more and get tickets in Entertainment

April 30, Sunday - Women's Reading Group - Meets monthly includes pot luck. Time: 4 PM. An open group and welcome newcomers at any time. For place and book information contact sandralfrith@gmail.com  

April 30 , Sunday – Blue Ridge Bootleggers Rugby Training. ( Every Sunday Afternoon) Time: 2-4 PM. Place: Warren Wilson College, athletic field behind the Gym Complete Details on Website Facebook 

April 30, Sunday- Youth Outright Discussion Groups  (every Sunday) meet from 3-6 pm in the Youth Room located in First Congregational United Church of Christ (20 Oak Street, Asheville). For More information contact info@youthoutright.org