WED­NES­DAY, JUNE 15

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Bring out your best con­struc­tion worker look as the At­lanta Ea­gle hosts the Bar Code – Con­struc­tion event, with VJ Eric. 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., www.at­lantaea­gle.com

SATUR­DAY, JUNE 18

Ge­or­gia Equal­ity hosts the 12th an­nual Evening for Equal­ity tonight, with a Host/Spon­sor Re­cep­tion at 6 p.m. and the event at 7 p.m., in­clud­ing a num­ber of awards, InterContinental Buck­head Ho­tel, equal­i­tyfed­er­a­tion.sal­sal­abs. com/o/35006/p/salsa/web/com­mon/ pub­lic/con­tent?con­tent_item_KEY=9391 The White Party is an an­nual cock­tail party to cel­e­brate di­ver­sity and in­clu­siv­ity. All pro­ceeds from this an­nual cel­e­bra­tion ben­e­fit CHRIS Kids, which serves LGBTQ and all youth of At­lanta who suf­fer from trauma and ne­glect. The night will fea­ture food, drinks, a silent auc­tion, danc­ing and live per­for­mances with DJ Yvonne Monet. 7 – 11 p.m., Ma­son Fine Art, 415 Plas­ters Ave NE, Serenbe Playhouse com (Cour­tesy Photo) At­lanta, Ge­or­gia 30324 At­lanta Free­dom Bands will close its 23rd sea­son with “Ground­break­ers!” an ex­cit­ing, in­no­va­tive mu­sic per­for­mance by to­day’s most tal­ented com­posers. The pro­gram in­cludes some of the best in 21st cen­tury wind band mu­sic. Vandy Beth Glenn will be the tour guide through this great mu­sic, 8 p.m., Druid Hills Pres­by­te­rian Church, 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, At­lanta 30306 DJ Tommy spins fun tunes at 9 p.m. at BJ Roost­ers, 2043 Cheshire Bridge Road, At­lanta, GA 30324

SUN­DAY, JUNE 19

Join the LGBT In­sti­tute, Touch­ing Up Our Roots and At­lanta Pride to­day at the Cen­ter for Civil and Hu­man Rights to board the trol­ley with LGBT friends and al­lies to ex­plore our LGBT his­tory. This two-hour tour, nar­rated by lo­cal LGBT his­to­rian Dave Hay­ward and drag diva Di­a­mond Lil, will be­gin at 2 p.m. and of­fer a glimpse into the past while en­joy­ing an af­ter­noon of fun. Reg­is­ter at: www.eventbrite.com/e/touch­ing-up-your­roots-pride-tour-tick­ets-25652277653 The PFLAG sup­port group for par­ents “Of Mice and Men,” tonight at 8 p.m., through June 26, www.seren­be­play­house. and fam­i­lies of LGBTQ youth/in­di­vid­u­als meets to­day at 2:30 p.m. at the Spir­i­tual Liv­ing Cen­ter of At­lanta, 1730 North­east Ex­press­way NE At­lanta, GA 30329 Lips At­lanta will host an ex­tra spe­cial Stonewall Month Dine Out for Pride this year, as well as a cel­e­bra­tion of vol­un­teer Peter Nunn, 6:30 – 10 p.m., www.lip­satl.com DJ Tron spins at Bull­dogs, 893 Peachtree Street, At­lanta, GA, 30308

MON­DAY, JUNE 20

Trans and Friends is a youth fo­cused group for trans peo­ple, peo­ple ques­tion­ing their own gen­der, and aspir­ing al­lies. Charis pro­vides a fa­cil­i­tated space to dis­cuss gen­der, rel­e­vant re­sources and ac­tivism around so­cial is­sues. Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to con­sider your own gen­der in a tran­sient world. 7 – 8:30 p.m., www.charis­book­sand­more.com Play Texas Hold’Em tonight for cash prizes at 8:30 p.m. at Friends on Ponce, www.friend­son­ponce-atl.com/

TUES­DAY, JUNE 21

Join the an­nual Jud­son Women’s Lead­er­ship Con­fer­ence, cre­ated to help young women achieve great­ness in their lives through thought lead­er­ship, pos­i­tive men­tor­ship, and ed­u­ca­tion en­abling, to­day from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Ge­or­gia World Congress Cen­ter, www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-jud­son-womens-lead­er­ship-con­fer­ence-registration-19941324037 Art It Out Ther­apy Cen­ter is now of­fer­ing an Ex­pres­sive Art Ther­apy Group for LGBTQ Teens on Tues­days. Through art, the group will ex­plore self-iden­tity, cop­ing with stress, in­ti­mate and parental re­la­tion­ships, and com­ing out. 7 p.m., 255 Vil­lage Park­way (in Pa­per Mill Vil­lage), Suite 580, Ma­ri­etta, GA 30067

WED­NES­DAY, JUNE 22

WNBA sea­son is in full gear. The At­lanta Dream, off to a fast 2016 start, hosts the New York Lib­erty at a rare noon game tonight, Philips Arena, www.philip­sarena.com Charis Books wel­comes Zakiya J. Lord, the re­gional de­vel­op­ment and en­gage­ment of­fi­cer for the As­traea Les­bian Foun­da­tion for Jus­tice, to help lead com­mu­nity mem­bers in a dis­cus­sion about ex­pe­ri­ences or­ga­niz­ing and fundrais­ing for

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