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The List

"The List!" is MAX Ottawa's weekly social calendar for GBT2Q+ guys and our LGBT2sQ+ family to find a variety of events in the capital region. Check back every Wednesday for updates!

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As Ottawa public health officials give us more direction around COVID-19, let’s remember to take care of our holistic health, including social and emotional health.

MAX Ottawa is doing all it can to keep our community safe and connected, including keeping The List updated and our recently community response page:

MAX is here for you…and we need you!

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“The List” is Ottawa’s Wednesday to Thursday guide for 2SLGBTQ+ friendly events.

Check back every Wednesday for updates!

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April 2020

GayZone

April 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The GayZone clinic is closed until further notice due to COVID-19. The Sexual Health Centre on Clarence Street is currently not accepting walk-in appointments. Except for PEP, patients without an appointment will be turned away and will not be seen. They must call the Sexual Health Centre nursing staff to schedule an appointment. To schedule an appointment, follow guidelines listed on the GayZone and Sexual Health Centre websites.

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Coping and Wellbeing during COVID-19 for ACB/MSM

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Black Cap ACB MSM online event

Join BlackCap for an engaging session addressing the issue of Coping and Wellbeing during COVID-19 for ACB/MSM. Learn to identify stressors and coping mechanism to deal with loneliness and isolation.This Thursday @ 6PM on Coping & Wellbeing during COVID-19 Social and Physical Isolation Join Zoom MeetingJoin Zoom Chat: https://zoom.us/join - Meeting ID: 794 690 271- Password: 411 https://zoom.us/j/794690271?pwd=RjZlWFlTMndmVlkxRmRZcW9HSnNZdz09 ACB - African, Caribbean and BlackMSM - Men having sex with Men

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Behind The Scene: The Male Period

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Behind The Scene, a monthly talk series around the health and wellness of guys into guys brought to you by MAX Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital,  returns with "The Male Period," Dr. Sandip Oppal, MD, ND will give details of this natural pattern of male hormonal changes that men experience, explain in detail the signs and symptoms and lab testing available for the Male Period and go over natural treatment approaches including lifestyle changes, supplements, herbal medicine and acupuncture. We're…

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Staying fit with Rideau Speedeaus

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
rideauspeedeaus This week schedule for live training on Zoom ! Join us and stay active 💪 (DM for links if you wanna join!

The Rideau Speedeaus, Ottawa's inclusive LGBTQ2+ Swim Club, invite you to workout with them for live training on Zoom ! Join us and stay active 💪 (DM on Instagram or head to their website for links if you wanna join!)

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Webinar on workers’ rights during Covid-19

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, happening 1 times

** REGISTRATION REQUIRED to receive the webinar link, visit: www.15andfairness.org/webinar_april9_2020  **Unsure if you qualify for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit? Worried about unsafe work?Join this free online workshop at 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 9 to find answers, cohosted by Workers’ Action Centre and Fight for $15 & Fairness. Our weekly webinar is open to ALL workers, regardless of your employment or immigration status. If you have a question in the meantime you can call the confidential workers' rights hotline of Workers' Action Centre:…

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Thursday Night at Swizzles

April 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Thursday Night's a Drag at Swizzle's Bar and Grill! is pauses as Swizzle's is closed until March 31, 2020. Please check out their website for more more details.

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Coffee with Eliot from CCGSD

April 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grab a coffee or tea and sit down for a chat with our education coordinator, Eliot, and some other CCGSD staff as we go Live on Instagram at 1pm EST THIS FRIDAY!

Grab a coffee or tea and sit down for a chat with our education coordinator, Eliot, and some other CCGSD staff as they go Live on Instagram at 1pm EST THIS FRIDAY! We can’t wait to see you! 🌈

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Staying fit with Rideau Speedeaus

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
rideauspeedeaus This week schedule for live training on Zoom ! Join us and stay active 💪 (DM for links if you wanna join!

The Rideau Speedeaus, Ottawa's inclusive LGBTQ2+ Swim Club, invite you to workout with them for live training on Zoom ! Join us and stay active 💪 (DM on Instagram or head to their website for links if you wanna join!)

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Kind Space’s Cafe Q

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Kind Space's Cafe Q, every Friday, between 7 and 11 pm, is open to youth 13-19. Contact Jade@kindpace.ca for details on their new digital platform for more details on how to access.

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Diversity in the Capital FB Live

April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, happening 4 times

On the Horizon Show featuring you the LBGTQ2+ Community. Mz. Horizon will host a 1 hour show taking about things close to our hearts. Think of the ellen show, but hosted by me ;-) of course there will be performances from the community. Live singers, drag kings and queens. This Virtual show is to help lift spirits. There will be no cost to watch this show.Please support local performers and businesses as much as you can.

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Drag Shows at Lookout Bar

April 10 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 25, 2020

The Lookout Bar and Nightclub is Ottawa's most popular LGBTQ+ and all-welcoming bar located in the heart of the Byward Market. Please contact them for hours and availability.

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Ottawafront Runners – Cancelled

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until April 28, 2020

City Hall (Lisgar St Entrance), 111 Lisgar
Ottawa,ONCanada
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Ottawa Frontrunners (OFR) is a run club for the GLBT community that meets twice weekly for running and socializing. Runs have been suspended until further notice. Please contact their site for more details. 

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Caturday Karaoke

April 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2020

Caturday Karaoke, which usually takes place every Saturday starting at 9 PM at The Royal Oak at Bank at Gloucester, will be postponed until further notice. Follow their site for details. 

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Spectrum is a LGBTQ+ youth group

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

Spectrum is a LGBTQ+ youth group open folx between 13 -24.❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🖤 Join the for Self Care Sundays! Until April 28th, every Tuesday and Sunday at 6:00PM via their live feeds where they'll be posting Self-Care info graphics and ways to practice self-care. Topics include Self-Soothing, Mindfulness, Relaxation, and more.

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Camp Stay at Home with Ten Oaks

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, happening 2 times

Ten Oaks Camp Stay at Home Weekdays via Instagram

Ten Oaks will be running Camp Stay At Home on their Instagram! Every weekday there will be a new craft or activity, inspired by our favourite spot on earth: CAMP! And they'll be created and demoed by some of your fav camp friends!

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MAX Ottawa

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, happening 4 times

Join MAX Ottawa at 2pm on Facebook live for our weekly live shows. Topic to be announced!

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GenderQuest at Kind Space

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 2 times

Genderquest at Kind Space Every 2nd Mon and last Wed via Zoom. email genderquest@kindpace.ca

This is a diverse, peer-led social group for those at any stage of transition: come share, learn, and socialize in a safe space. All trans, two-spirit, and gender-diverse people are welcome to attend. Email genderquest@kindspace.ca to register, or DM for deets! April 13April 29May 11May 27

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Workout With MAX

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Join MAX Ottawa every Tuesday 11am for a weekly workout group on Facebook live.

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Spectrum is a LGBTQ+ youth group

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, happening 4 times

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

Spectrum is a LGBTQ+ youth group open folx between 13 -24.❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🖤 Join the for Self Care Sundays! Until April 28th, every Tuesday and Sunday at 6:00PM via their live feeds where they'll be posting Self-Care info graphics and ways to practice self-care. Topics include Self-Soothing, Mindfulness, Relaxation, and more.

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Ottawafront Runners – Cancelled

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until April 28, 2020

City Hall (Lisgar St Entrance), 111 Lisgar
Ottawa,ONCanada
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Ottawa Frontrunners (OFR) is a run club for the GLBT community that meets twice weekly for running and socializing. Runs have been suspended until further notice. Please contact their site for more details. 

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MAX Ottawa would like to acknowledge that our organization operates on unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin Territory.

Something we missed or want to add? Email r.alsberry@maxottawa.ca to make sure your GBT2Q+ guy-friendly event is added.

As always, have fun, stay safe, and be kind to yourself and others!

For more information and events, visit MAX’s event or Facebook page.

This post is for informative purposes only. For details about events hosted by organizations other than MAX Ottawa, please refer to their event page.

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