Women Of The Season
Harps Of Gold
Saturday, Dec. 10 & Sunday, Dec. 11
The Richmond Men’s Chorus and The Richmond Women’s Chorus will be together for “Harps of Gold”at Ginter Park Presbyterian Church for a magical night of Christmas Music. This two show engagement will be a wonderful event for family and friends right in time for the holiday season. The shows are Saturday, December 10 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, December 11 and 3:00 pm. Ginter Park Presbyterian Church is at 3601 Seminary Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227.
Tonic Jane In Concert
Saturday, Dec. 10
If you are interested in more local music from local ladies check out Tonic Jane, the all women cover band, Saturday, December 10 from 7:30-10:30. The group will be perfoming a Holiday Show at Brunetti’s Restaurant, 9167 Atlee Road Mechanicsville, VA.
Girls Rock! RVA
Wednesday, Dec. 14
Girls Rock! RVA is a new organization with a mission to empower girls to collaborate creatively in an environment of mutual respect and postive self-expression. Nothing says girl power quite like this! The Gay Community Center of Richmond will be hosting a holiday benefit show to support Girls Rock! RVA featuring; Be Steadwell (pictured), Eli Conley, and Constance Sisk. The benefit will be held Wednesday, December 14 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are only $5 so bring your friends and come support these two great organizations. Check out Girls Rock! RVA online at http://girlsrockrva.wordpress.com. The Gay Community Center of Richmind is at 1407 Sherwood Avenue, Richmond, VA.
RLF New Year’s Eve
Saturday, Dec. 31
If you are new to Richmond or haven’t checked out the Richmond Lesbian Feminists this is a great time to do so. The group holds monthly potlucks and a New Years Eve dance. This year RLF will host a dance themed, “Some Enchanted Evening” at the Bon Air Community Center on December 31. So get dressed up, bring your lady, and head over to ring in the new year with some like minded women. Bon Air Community Center, 8725 Quaker Lane, Richmond, VA.
All Month Long
The holiday season is also a time to remember the importance of giving. In recent months the “anti-gay” clauses of many charities have been made extremely public. If this has made you reconsider where your money or time is spent there are some local alternatives to larger charitable organizations. The Gay Community Center of Richmond is dedicated to serving the needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. For only $35 dollars a year you can become a member or give the gift of membership to help support this stellar organization. Not to mention members get some great perks, such as free concert tickets!
The Fan Free Clinic also serves Richmond in an epic capacity and supporting this clinic is vital to its continued success. The clinic provides medical treatment, health education, social serices, and advocacy for those with limited access to care. You can learn how to donate time or money by visiting their website at www.fanfreeclinic.org.
So grab friends and family come out and support the women and organizations that make Richmond a wonderful place to call home this holiday season.
Lauren May is a born and raised Texan, and is now rooted in the River City. She lives with her partner and a pack of dogs. You can follower her on Tumblr at The Everyday Gay.
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