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The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center is dedicated to serving the needs of LGBTQ people and to making the Greater Milwaukee area safer and more inclusive. The Center offers programming around anti-violence, healthy relationships, counseling, financial coaching, as well as a lending library with over 2000 LGBT titles, meeting space for over 100 groups during the year, computer/internet access, and resource referrals. Our Project Q Youth program serves LGBTQ youth though health education, mentoring, dances and support for youth ages 13-24. The Center also provides social and arts opportunities through our gallery, TGIF events at local restaurants, movie nights, holiday parties, brunch, and nights on the town.  Learn more.

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Events July 1, 2014
  • Coming Out Discussion Group
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 1, 2014 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Board Room
    Description: All ages welcome. Information, discussion and support on coming out topics including: self-recognition, overcoming barriers, socialization, commitments, and acceptance. Contact Carmen at 414-292-3072 or cbarnes@mkelgbt.org for more information.
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Events July 2, 2014
  • Lifetime Art Exhibit 2014
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 2, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Exhibit available for viewing depending on room use.
  • Healthy Relationships Refresher Discussion Group
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 2, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Description: Discussion group for graduates of the Healthy Relationships series held at the Milwaukee LGBT Center. Must have completed class to join discussion group. Its an opportunity to continue discussing relationships (all relationships, family, friends, partners, etc) in an LGBT friendly atmosphere.
  • Gender Queer Group Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 2, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
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Events July 3, 2014
  • Lifetime Art Exhibit 2014
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 3, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Exhibit available for viewing depending on room use.
  • SAGE Drop In
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: July 3, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: SAGE Room
  • Financial Wellness
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: July 3, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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Events July 4, 2014
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Events July 6, 2014
  • Women's Out to Brunch
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 6, 2014 - 2:00 pm
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Events July 7, 2014
  • Lifetime Art Exhibit 2014
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 7, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Exhibit available for viewing depending on room use.
  • Healthy Relationships Class
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: July 7, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Description: A series of 6 free classes that will help you find yourself and the healthy relationship that you deserve! These evening classes are FREE, and they do fill up. Please RSVP to 414-292-3072 to reserve your spot . Singles and couples welcome.

    The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center believes that the strength and success of our community relies on healthy relationships. The goal of Healthy Relationships is to help participants to feel "in charge of oneself" and create a basis for connecting meaningfully, sustainable, and lovingly with someone else.
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Events July 8, 2014
  • Lifetime Art Exhibit 2014
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 8, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Exhibit available for viewing depending on room use.
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Events July 9, 2014
  • Lifetime Art Exhibit 2014
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 9, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Exhibit available for viewing depending on room use.
  • Issues and Challenges Support Group
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: July 9, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Milwaukee LGBT Community Center
    Description: Have you recently ended a relationship? Taken on the care of an elderly partner or parent? Are you leaving a long-time home? Big life disruptions and transitions are never easy, and they can pose even more challenges when they happen later in our lives. Join us for a semi-monthly support group to discuss how to navigate change – even the changes we say we want!
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Events July 10, 2014
  • Lifetime Art Exhibit 2014
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 10, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Exhibit available for viewing depending on room use.
  • SAGE Drop In
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: July 10, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: SAGE Room
  • Lifetime Art Exhibit Reception
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 10, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Description: Lifetime Art Competition - an annual, juried traveling art exhibit of pieces created by local Wisconsin artists ages 50+. The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center is one stop on the traveling locations from July 1-17. It is sponsored by Interfaith Older Adult Programs and Helen Bader Foundation.
  • Financial Wellness
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: July 10, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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Events July 11, 2014
  • Lifetime Art Exhibit 2014
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 11, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Exhibit available for viewing depending on room use.
  • National Conference of Black and White Men Together
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: July 11, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Description: The Center will sponsoring most of the programming that will take place on Friday, July 11th, for the National Conference of Black and White Men Together. In addition to a workshop on healthy relationships to be held during the regular conference schedule, we will be hosting a reception and evening of programming on Friday evening:

    5:30 to 6:30 – Reception: Taco/Fajitas Buffet and Cocktails
    6:30 – 7pm – Welcome and Intro to MKE LGBT Community Center
    7:30 – 8:30 – Reaching Back and Reaching Out: An Intergenerational Panel on Youth Mentoring
    8:30 – 10pm – Film presentation and discussion with director
  • TGIF
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: July 11, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: The Harp Irish Pub, East Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States
  • Lesbian Alliance Game Night
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 11, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Conference Area 211A
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Events July 12, 2014
  • Gemini Gender Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 12, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
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Events July 13, 2014
  • PFLAG Meeting-Oconomowoc Chapter
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: July 13, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital
    Description: Vision: We, the parents, families, and allies united with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons, celebrate diversity and envision a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.

    Contact: pflag.oconomowoc@gmail.com
    National PFLAG Website: http://www.pflag.org
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Events July 14, 2014
  • Lifetime Art Exhibit 2014
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 14, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Exhibit available for viewing depending on room use.
  • Healthy Relationships Class
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: July 14, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Description: A series of 6 free classes that will help you find yourself and the healthy relationship that you deserve! These evening classes are FREE, and they do fill up. Please RSVP to 414-292-3072 to reserve your spot . Singles and couples welcome.

    The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center believes that the strength and success of our community relies on healthy relationships. The goal of Healthy Relationships is to help participants to feel "in charge of oneself" and create a basis for connecting meaningfully, sustainable, and lovingly with someone else.
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Events July 15, 2014
  • Lifetime Art Exhibit 2014
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 15, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Exhibit available for viewing depending on room use.
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Events July 16, 2014
  • Lifetime Art Exhibit 2014
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: July 16, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Exhibit available for viewing depending on room use.
  • Healthy Singles Mingles Club (Couples Welcome)
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 16, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Description: Phone 414-292-3070 or e-mail SAGE@mkelgbt.org to RSVP. Did you ever want to hang out with someone but there was nobody around? Had an extra ticket to a concert or play but they went to waste because you did not want to go alone? You are not alone! The Healthy Singles Mingles Club "Couples Welcome" is a place that can offer some fun entertainment in a relaxing atmosphere where you can unwind and have a little fun. Let your hair down, interact and enjoy life. Who can tell you may find that perfect someone. All you have to do is try.
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Events July 17, 2014
  • SAGE Drop In
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: July 17, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: SAGE Room
  • Financial Wellness
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: July 17, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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Events July 19, 2014
  • Rainbow Community Potluck Picnic
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: July 19, 2014 - 5:00 pm
    Description: Hosted by the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (SAGE Milwaukee - a program of the Milwaukee MKE LGBT Community Center's Project Q Youth Services, and the Center's Anti-Violence Programs) Sponsored by: Black & White Men Together, Galano Club, Lesbian Alliance, Milwaukee Metropolitan Community Church, Plymouth United Church of Christ, The Queer Program invite you for a rain or shine picnic. There will be fun and activities for the children along with raffles and prizes. Please bring a dish to pass and expect a fun time by all. The picnic will have access to ADA bathrooms, grills, shade and sun.
  • Black & White Men Together
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 19, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Board Room
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Events July 20, 2014
  • PFLAG Meeting-Milwaukee Chapter
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: July 20, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Martin Luther Church, 9235 W. Bluemound Road, Wauwatosa WI
    Description: All meetings are for sharing and caring. Periodically, we have presentations on substantive LGBT issues. We offer a place to talk freely, since we all share similar stories. We support and help each other with problems that arise. We form friendships as we grow in our understanding and acceptance.

    Anything discussed at meetings comes under the umbrella of confidentiality and all are asked to honor this

    We meet on the 3rd Sunday each month, August thru May, and the 4th Sunday in June from 5:00 to 7:15pm. We do not meet in July.
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Events July 21, 2014
  • Healthy Relationships Class
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: July 21, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Description: A series of 6 free classes that will help you find yourself and the healthy relationship that you deserve! These evening classes are FREE, and they do fill up. Please RSVP to 414-292-3072 to reserve your spot . Singles and couples welcome.

    The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center believes that the strength and success of our community relies on healthy relationships. The goal of Healthy Relationships is to help participants to feel "in charge of oneself" and create a basis for connecting meaningfully, sustainable, and lovingly with someone else.
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Events July 22, 2014
  • Board Meeting
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: July 22, 2014 - 9:30 pm
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Events July 23, 2014
  • Issues and Challenges Support Group
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: July 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm
    Location: Milwaukee LGBT Community Center
    Description: Have you recently ended a relationship? Taken on the care of an elderly partner or parent? Are you leaving a long-time home? Big life disruptions and transitions are never easy, and they can pose even more challenges when they happen later in our lives. Join us for a semi-monthly support group to discuss how to navigate change – even the changes we say we want!
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Events July 24, 2014
  • SAGE Drop In
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: July 24, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: SAGE Room
  • Front Desk Volunteer Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 24, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
  • Financial Wellness
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: July 24, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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Events July 25, 2014
  • Gallery Night
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: July 25, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Join us on Gallery Night from 5-9 PM for an opening reception with snacks and beverages. "Pieced Together" is a collection of artists utilizing collage and assemblage as the basis of their work. The work featured in this show are in print, photography, and painting. Featured artists are Stacy Blint, Felix Bofil, Blanche Brown, Josie Osborne, Randel Plowman, and more.
  • Glass Blowing Class
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 25, 2014 - 9:30 pm
    Location: 5322 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI, United States
    Description: The Milwaukee LGBT Center SAGE Program invites you to enjoy a night of dramatic art by attending a Glass Blowing class. Each participant will make their own ornament to take with them (once it cools). The Studio - Square One Art Glass 5322 W. Vliet Street Milwaukee, WI 53208, is equipped with a wonderful lounge to take advantage of socializing and great conversation. We would encourage you to bring in your own (adult or other) beverages along. The LGBT Center will provide light snacks for you to enjoy.

    There are only 12 spots available and they are filling up quickly.
    Act now and call the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center to sign up with your payment.
    Milwaukee LGBT Community Center members: $35.00 per-person.
    Non-Center members: $40.00.

    Event Start Time: 6:00 PM
    Event End Time: 10:00 PM
    Location: Square One Art Glass 5322 W. Vliet Street Milwaukee, WI 53208

    Cost / How to buy tickets: Call the Milwaukee LGBT Center @ 414-271-2656
    Contact Person: SAGE Project Coordinator Scott Miller

    How to RSVP or reserve spot: Make payment $35.00 for Members $40.00 for non-members

    Act now and call the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center to sign up with your payment.
  • Lesbian Alliance Movie Night
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: July 25, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Conference Area 211A
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Events July 26, 2014
  • FORGE Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 26, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
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Events July 29, 2014
  • Little Night Out Summer Concert Series
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: July 29, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Humboldt Park, South Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States
    Description: Chill on the Hill
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Events July 31, 2014
  • SAGE Drop In
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: July 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: SAGE Room
  • Financial Wellness
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: July 31, 2014 - 8:00 pm
 
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MKE LGBT Community Center | 1110. N Market Street, Second Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202 | 414.271.2656