Learn more about our past events below. If you have any questions, please contact sross@capitolhillvillage.org or call 202-543-1778 x204.

2023 Events

Navigating Legal Decisions For LGBT Individuals: CHV and Geller Law Group

FINAL Legal Decisions For LGBT Individuals Flyer

This legal planning seminar was lead by Rebecca Geller, president and CEO of Geller Law Group. Rebecca discussed topics including wills, estates, medical directives, and other legal matters.

View the event recording at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc7R_vlQlVI&t=1s

Supporting LGBT Grandchildren Series

Official Flyer LGBT Grandparent Series

This event series, hosted by Capitol Hill Village, began in 2022 and continued into 2023.  These events focused on supporting LGBT grandchildren/loved ones. So far, attendees have discussed how to talk to others about a family member that recently came out, addressing reactions, and more.

2022 Events

DC's Black Queer Spaces: The Early Days

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DC's Black Queer Spaces: The Early Days" focused on the role and legacy of Black queer spaces in DC, highlighting the Enikalley Coffeehouse and the Clubhouse. This event included a facilitated discussion and Q and A, featuring Delan Ellington and Gregory Adams.

View the event recording at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZZssiL2WaI

Let's Get Generational: LGBT College Roundtable

College Discussion Flyers

This was the first ever College Roundtable hosted by Capitol Hill Village! This event highlighted the key issues among LGBT college students and LGBT elders; and engaged participants and speakers in a discussion on how we can work together to address these issues.

Supporting LGBT Grandchildren Series

Official Flyer LGBT Grandparent Series

This event series was hosted by Capitol Hill Village and focused on supporting LGBT grandchildren/loved ones. Attendees learned about and discussed LGBT terminology, common concerns, the history of LGBT rights/the current state of LGBT legislation, and more!

Supporting LGBT Grandchildren: Featuring Dr.Kimberly Herrmann

LGBT Grandchildren Part 3 Event (Instagram Post (Square))

This event featured Dr.Kimberly Herrmann, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics primary care physician at Whitman Walker. Who presented on her experiences working with LGBT folks, how to have important conversations, and the future of healthcare for LGBT folks. To learn more about Whitman Walker go to: https://www.whitman-walker.org/

Pride Month 2022

DC Villages 2022 Pride Celebration

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The second annual DC Villages Pride Celebration was held at St.Matthew's Church in Southwest on June 16th. We enjoyed an evening of socializing, trivia, and celebrating LGBT+ older adults and the entire LGBT+ community.

Movie Night with As You Are Bar

Pride Month Movie Flyers

This event was a collaboration between As You Are Bar and Capitol Hill Village. We showed and discussed "Older Than What" and "Not Another Second"; which focus on the experiences of LGBT older adults.

2021 Events

Valentine's Day Celebration

Valentines Day Event

Seabury Resources for Aging and Capitol Hill Village partnered to celebrate Valentine's Day, this event included a discussion on self-care and dating safely during COVID-19.

LGBTQ Storytelling: Let's Laugh!

Storytelling Event, Option 2

This virtual event focused on sharing the funny stories and connecting for an hour of laughs and memories.

Yappy Hour

Yappy Hour Flyer

Capitol Hill Village and Georgetown University's LGBTQ Resource Center partnered together for Yappy Hour--a pet friendly and themed social hour.

Poetry Workshops and Open Mic Night

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These events were a partnership between Capitol Hill Village, Visible Magazine, and Terrific Inc. We held four poetry workshops and an open mic night. These events focused on learning about poetry, engage in activities for writing poetry, and sharing poetry.

Memory Related Diseases and Caregiving Among the LGBT* Community

Alzheimer's Association Events

In April of 2021, the National Capital Area Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and Capitol Hill Village partnered to provide a series of events addressing memory related diseases and caregiving among the LGBT* community.

The first event focused on hearing from LGBT* individuals, caregivers, and other attendees thru open discussion. The second event was an informative presentation based on feedback from the previous event.

Film and Discussion Series

November Film Series Poster

In November 2021, Capitol Hill Village and the Interactivity Foundation hosted a three part film and conversation series about gender and sexuality, focusing on experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals. Each of the events involved viewing a different short (10-20 minute) film. The Interactivity Foundation facilitated small group conversations about the main ideas of the films.

Films: The LGBTQ+ Generation Gap, Tell-By Date, and Take Me to Prom: True Stories from 7 Different Decades

Pride Month 2021

DC Villages Pride Celebration

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This multivillage pride celebration featured speakers, instructional dancing, and a raffle for anyone wearing pride gear. All were encouraged to donate throughout the month of June to Mary's House for Older Adults or provide physical donations to the Wanda Alston Foundation. 

Rainbow Challah Tutorial and Discussion

Official Rainbow Challah Event Flyer

This event was a rainbow challah making tutorial and discussion. Challah is a type of bread traditionally baked to celebrate the Jewish sabbath. Attendees also engaged in a discussion about food, identity, and community. 

Taking the Truck OUT!

AU Truck Flyer (1)

We hosted the AU Humanities Truck “Taking the Truck OUT!: Recording Lesbian Activism in the AIDS Crisis Exhibit". The Humanities Truck is mobile platform for “collecting, exhibiting, preserving, and expanding dialogue around the humanities.” Attendees had the opportunity to view the exhibit and provide accounts of their experiences and involvement with activism and caregiving during the AIDS epidemic.

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In 2021, the Triangle Community Center in partnership with Capitol Hill Village, conducted a 6 month Pen Pal Program pairing LGBTQ individuals over 18 with those who are over 65 to build intergenerational connections through letter writing or email.