Join Capitol Hill Village in celebrating Pride month! Learn more about our events and register below. All attendees that are 60+ and DC residents will be entered into a gift card raffle for each event.

If you have any questions or issues, please contact sross@capitolhillvillage.org or call 202-543-1778 x204.

LGBTQ Social Hours

June LGBTQ Social Hours

 LGBTQ folks of all ages are invited to Capitol Hill Village’s LGBTQ social hour! This month, we will connect to celebrate, discuss 2022 Pride, and reflect on pride experiences. 

DC Villages Pride Celebration

DC Villages Pride Flyer #1

The DC Villages invite all to celebrate and support our LGBTQ residents. This event will feature speakers, instructional dancing, and a raffle for anyone wearing pride gear! We encourage all to donate throughout the month of June to Mary's House for Older Adults or provide physical donations to the Wanda Alston Foundation. 

Donating to Mary's House

Make a secure donation to Mary's House at: https://www.maryshousedc.org/p/donate.htm

 

Donating to Wanda Alston 

High Need Items

Gift cards in small dollar denominations, sets of 9 or 12 for Subway, Chipotle, McDonalds, Smoothie-King, or Target

Twin XL sized bedding (fitted sheets, regular sheets, blankets etc.)

Color coordinated storage bins and containers so each youth can have a different color

For the full donation list go to: https://www.wandaalstonfoundation.org/wish-list/. Please contact aeschrich@wandaalstonfoundation.org to arrange to make a physical donation(s).

Rainbow Challah Tutorial and Discussion

Official Rainbow Challah Event Flyer

All are welcome to attend this rainbow challah making tutorial and discussion. Challah is a type of bread traditionally baked to celebrate the Jewish sabbath. Attendees will be provided with the recipe and materials list in advance if they would like to make it at home. We will also engage in a discussion about food, identity, and community. 

Taking the Truck OUT!

AU Truck Flyer (1)

Come visit 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 will have the opportunity to view the exhibit and provide accounts of their experiences and involvement with activism and caregiving during the AIDS epidemic.

The truck will be at the CHV Office (1355 E Street SE, Washington DC 20003) on June 26th and 27th from 10am to 4pm. You can choose to stop by between 10am to 12pm, 12pm to 2pm, or 2pm to 4pm. This event will adhere to CDC guidance and pre-registration is suggested due to limited capacity.

Other DC Village Pride Events

LGBTQ History in Southwest DC and Navy Yard

Icon For Waterfront Village Event

Join John Olinger, an historian with the Rainbow History Project, on June 29th at 7pm for a virtual walk through  the South Capital Street Corridor, highlighting the significant places and events where Pride history has intersected with the Waterfront Village community. Questions? Contact Pamela Troutman, PTroutman@dcwaterfrontvillage.org.

Capitol Hill Village Sponsored Pride Events

Drag Show & Panel Discussion

Drag Show and Discussion Flyer

All are invited to join us on Sunday, June 6th at 2pm for a special drag show and discussion! This event will include performances by Pussy Noir and Blaq Dynamite followed by a conversation with them moderated by Devon Trotter.  $50 Uber Eats gift cards will be sent to a limited number of attendees to help folks enjoy the event. To qualify for a gift card, you must be a senior (60+) and DC resident. For more information please reach out to adamheller@thedccenter.org.

This is a Zoom event by The DC Center for the LGBT Community, TERRIFIC, Inc., Capitol Hill Village, and the DC Department on Aging and Community Living.