Out and Proud: March Happenings for the GLBTQ Community

What to do? What to do? Gay men singing. Drag queens dancing. Social outings. And lots more. A sneak peek at March events of interest to the queer community.

Looking for things to do in March? Here are some events happening in both southern New Jersey and Philly that might be of interest to the GLBTQ community. Note that I plan for this to be an ongoing monthly feature. If you know of any events that should be highlighted, give me a shout at robbcsewell@gmail.com.

Friday, March 1 to Sunday March 3 - The hit Broadway musical “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” comes to Philly’s Academy of Music. Various times. Purchase tickets at http://www.kimmelcenter.org/. (Academy of Music, Broad and Locust Streets, Philadelphia, PA)

Tuesday, March 5 - Yoga for Men - Popular with gay men. All levels of yoga experience are welcome. Bring a mat, towel, and water. Starts at 7:00 p.m. Pre-registration recommended. (William Way Center, 1315 Spruce Street, Philadelphia PA)

Monday, March 11 - Night Out at The Treehouse - Monthly social outing for the GLBTQ community and it allies runs from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. (The Treehouse Coffee Shop, 120 West Merchant Street, Audubon, NJ)

Wednesday, March 13 - CollingsWoof - Monthly social group for members and friends of the bear community. Starts at 7:00 p.m. (GrooveGround, 647 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ)

Thursday, March 14, Friday, March 15, and Saturday, March 16 - Miss Richfield 1981 - Hailing from Richfield, Minnesota, where “butter is a spice and gravy is a beverage,” the one and only Miss Richfield 1981 returns to Philly with her latest show, “Sweet and Sour Richfield: Made in China.” Be forewarned: audience interaction, sing-alongs, and lots of fun will be on tap. Nightly at 8:00 p.m. Order tickets here. (Society Hill Playhouse, 507 South 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA) 

Sunday, March 17 - Marriage Equality and the Supreme Court - Lisa Hardaway of Lambda Legal will lead a discussion of two Supreme Court cases dealing with marriage equality. Rabbi Richard Address will discuss LGBT inclusion in the Jewish faith. Breakfast will be served. Free. Starts at 9:15 a.m. Register here. (Congregation M’kor Shalom, 850 Evesham Road, Cherry Hill, NJ)

Thursday, March 21 - Third Thursday @ Treno - Monthly social get-together for the queer community. 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. (Treno Pizza Bar, 233 Haddon Avenue, Westmont, NJ)

Thursday, March 21 to Saturday, March 23 - Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus: Big Broadway Sing - Sing along as the Chorus tackles songs from “Wicked,” “Rent,” “Hairspray,” and more. Hosting the concert? The world’s only drag magician Cashetta (who hails from Jersey). 8:00 p.m. each night. Learn more and order tix at www.pgmc.org. (Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2110 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA)

Monday, March 25 - PFLAG Collingswood - Christian Jordal, a family therapist specializing in LGBT clients, will lead a discussion about the benefits of open dialogue in families. (Collingswood Library, 771 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ)

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sockman March 01, 2013 at 01:58 AM
are gay Men and Lesbians still welcome at Treno? or just queers?
CTown Teacher 4 March 01, 2013 at 05:57 PM
What did the out of the closet cow eat? "Hayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy"
jay lassiter March 01, 2013 at 11:29 PM
Collingswoof! I love it!
Angelo March 01, 2013 at 11:49 PM
This is a fantastic list! Hoping to at least make it to Collingswoof and Night Out at the Treehouse! Thanks for doing this, Robb. This will be a great monthly feature!
Debbie Shinn March 04, 2013 at 07:09 PM
Good information, nice to know calendar if we are able to attend a function. We attended the g-philly event at the flower show yesterday. Was really fun!! Keep on postin!!!


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