Sat. 1 Cheryl Aruda & Dirty Blonde, 8pm. The Village, 373 Richmond Street, Providence. $5. Reservations can be made at www.thevillageri.com or 228- 7222.
Wed. 5 Salsa night by TeamFusionRI, 8pm-1am. Aurora, 276 Westminster Street, Providence. Open to dancers of all levels of experience. No partner needed. $15 cover includes a lesson. $10 after 10pm. For more info, facebook. com/SalsaConSoul.
Wed. 5 Take Back the Night, 5:30pm. Garrahy Judicial Complex, corner of Friendship and Dorrance Streets, Providence. A candlelight vigil in support of the Stanford rape survivor and survivors everywhere, and to change misogynist culture and eradicate sexual assault. For more information, contact Senator Donna Nesselbush at 276-5568, Jodi Glass at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Lauren Kelly at email@example.com.
Thu. 6 Special Comedy Show: Comic Suzanne Westenhoffer, doors 6pm/ show 6:30pm.The Village, 373 Richmond Street, Providence. $20. Reservations can be made at www.thevillageri.com or 228-7222.
Fri. 7 Homegrown Comedy Night with host John Kelley, 8pm. The Village, 373 Richmond Street, Providence. $10. Reservations can be made at www. thevillageri.com or 228-7222.
Sat. 8 Concordia Center for Spiritual 10
Living presents singer/songwriter Mary Ann Rossoni with special guest Loveday, 8pm. 292 West Shore Road, Warwick. $10. For more info, feliciarose.com/home, Concordia.CSL.com, or 732-1552.
Sun. 9 RI Prime Timers, 4:30-7pm. Social, dinner, and networking group for older gay and bi men on second Sundays. For more info,www.riprimetimers.org or call Steve at 996-3010.
Tue. 11 Ocean StateTheatre Company’s Cabaret Club, 7:30-9:30pm. Featuring Brennan Srisirikul with Jim Rice on piano. $15 cover includes one beverage. For more info and reservations, www. OceanStateTheatre.org.
Sat. 15 Bachata/Kizomba Fusion Night by TeamFusionRI, 8pm-1am. Aurora, 276 Westminster Street, Providence. Open to dancers of all levels of experience. No par tner needed. $15 cover includes a lesson. $10 after 10pm. For more info, facebook.com/SalsaConSoul.
Wed. 19 Queer Book Club, 7-9:30pm. Books on the Square, 471 Angell Street, Providence. Reading: The Naked Civil Servant by Quentin Crisp. Discount if book is purchased at Books on the Square. For more info, email queerbookclub@ gmail.com.
Wed. 19 RI Socialist Action presents: “The International Struggle for LGBTQI Liberation ”featuring Ann Montague, 7pm. IWW Hall, 375 Smith Street, Providence. Spanish translation available. Donations accepted. All welcome.
Thu. 20 Drag Bingo: Nightmare on Elmwood, 6-9pm. Riviera Bingo Palace, 1612 Elmwood Avenue, Cranston. $20 gets you in all games with over $2,000 in cash and prizes awarded monthly. $100 to best costume winner. Hosted by Haley Star and LaDiva Jonz. All funds raised benefit AIDS Care Ocean State and AIDS Project RI.
Fri. 21 SAGE LGBT Café, noon-2pm. Church of the Transfiguration, 1665 Broad Street, Cranston. A delicious, low-cost lunch in a gay-friendly setting sponsored by Meals on Wheels, the Department of Elderly Affairs, and SAGE-RI. Programming after lunch. A $3 donation is suggested for LGBT people 60+ and people with disabilities; a $6 donation is suggested forallothers.Reservationsrequired:Call Pauline at 351-6700.
Fri. 21 & Sat. 22 Ten31 presents: Night at the Haunted Museum, 7-11pm. 249 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket. Tickets $10 at www.nightathehauntedmuseum.com.
Sat. 22 Infusion Carnival, 6pm-2am. Skyline at Waterplace, 1 Finance Way, Providence. Samba dancers, Latin performers, fashion runway, cocktails, live music. For more info, infusioncollections.com.
Sat. 22 St. Peter’s & St. Andrew’s 15th Annual Drag Show, 6pm. In memory of Jim Seavor. St. Peter’s & St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 25 Pomona Avenue, Providence. RSVP required: www.stpeters-standrews. org/272-9649.
Sat. 22 Mary Day Band, 8pm. The Village, 373 Richmond Street, Providence. $5. Reservations can be made at www. thevillageri.com or 228-7222.
Wed. 26 RI Pride Annual Meeting, 7pm. Location TBA.This meeting will determine the new Board of Directors for the Pride Center of RI. For information, visit www. prideri.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 467-2130.
Fri. 28 Mysterium: The Eternal Masquerade, 7:30pm. Providence Public Library, 225 Washington Street. A one-of-a-kind arts-inspired Halloween experience featuring Ten31 and Russell Morin Fine Catering.$100.Forticketsand info, www.prov.givezooks.com.
Sat. 29 Halloween Bash with Becky Chace Band, 8pm. The Village, 373 Richmond Street, Providence. $5. Reservations can be made at www.thevillageri.com or 228- 7222.