LGBT hot-spot Q will host “From City of Brotherly Love to Haiti,” a marathon fundraising party for the quake-ravaged country, from 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Feb. 2 at the restaurant and bar, 1234 Locust St.
The event will kick off with a happy hour from 6-8 p.m. with drink specials and hors d’oeuvres. The party will showcase a barrage of DJs, such as Sean Diaz, Del, Terrell Clark, Randy Flash, Venus 7, Niko and Glenn Thorton, and will also feature live performances from Tanja Dixon, Tony Enos and Mike Mesarati.
There is a suggested donation of $5-$10, with all proceeds from the event going to Medicine in Action, which is providing relief work to Haiti.
For information, call (215) 732-1800.
Info session for Gay Games
Team Philadelphia, the umbrella agency that unites local LGBT sports organizations, will host a meet-and-greet for local athletes interested in participating in this summer’s Gay Games at 1 p.m. Jan. 31 at Temple University’s McGonigle Hall, 1800 N. Broad St.
Attendees can get more information about the upcoming games, which will take place July 31-Aug. 7 in Cologne, Germany, as well as mingle with Team Philadelphia members and supporters.
The event will coincide with a competitive meet of Temple’s men’s gymnastics team, as well as the team’s alumni homecoming. T-shirts will be on sale to benefit the gymnastics team.
For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominate your mom
The COLOURS Organization is calling for nominations for outstanding mothers to be honored at this spring’s Philadelphia Black Gay Pride.
PBGP honors one woman each year with the Mother’s Circle Award at its Legends Awards Ball, which will be held this year on April 24. The annual gala pays tribute to the “sheroes and heroes” of the local LGBT community of color.
Those interested should write an essay of 500 words or less about their mother and how she has supported them as members of the LGBT community.
Submissions should be e-mailed to Michael.Hinson.email@example.com
by noon March 8.
For more information about PBGP, visit www.phillyblackpride.org.
— Jen Colletta