Oct 28

All Ages Trunk or Treat Halloween Party

HALLOWEEN PARTY AT TFC!! 🍭🧟‍♀️👻🎃🧡🖤💜🍫🍬👽 Saturday, October 28th, The Frederick Center welcomes LGBTQ+ community members of all ages to TRUNK OR TREAT with us! From 10:00am - 2:00pm behind the Center, you can find trunk or treating, a costume contest, pumpkin painting, and local LGBTQ+ and community partners with their resources. Tabling with us will be Heartly House, the Religious Coalition, the Pride Center of Maryland, Out Riders Motorcycle Club, the Frederick Community Fridge, the Baltimore Flamingos Rugby Club, and more local and LGBTQ+ organizations! Learn about local resources, connect with community, and dress up to celebrate spooky season! 🎃👻🧟‍♀️

Oct 22

Tricks for Treats Drag Bingo (21+)

Join us for a fan favorite event, drag bingo, with a special Halloween twist! We are thrilled to welcome queens Chasity Vain, Maranda Rights, Haley Hemorrhoid with DJ and special performance by: Miss Shantay! Where? Idiom Brewing Company When? Sunday, October 22nd from 2:00-7:00pm, with registration starting at 12:30pm There will be a costume contest, 50/50 raffles, and food from 50/50 Burger food truck Tickets are $50 per person non-refundable, as this is a charity event to benefit The Frederick Center. All proceeds benefit The Frederick Center, which is a 501c-3 nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting, linking, educating, engaging, and advocating for the LGBTQ+ community of Frederick, MD. Learn more about The Frederick Center at thefrederickcenter.org!

Oct 21

LGBTQ+ Clothes Swap!

The Frederick Center is hosting a much-requested clothing swap for the LGBTQ+ community! We will be creating a gender-inclusive and safe space to trade clothes. TO DONATE: - Drop off clothes at The Frederick Center on Monday, October 16th and Tuesday, October 17th from 12:00-4:00pm - Clothes can be for any gender - Clothes should be for ages 9+ - Clothes should be gently used, no stains, holes, or disrepair - No donation from homes with lice, bedbugs, fleas, etc. - NO UNDERWEAR will be accepted, but bras and chest binders are acceptable TO SWAP, join us on Saturday, October 21st from 12:00-4:00pm at The Frederick Center, 322 West Patrick St! This event is free, open to all, and no donation is required to participate. Questions? Email [email protected] for more information!

Oct 15

Get Schooled with FreeState Justice!

Are you a parent, caregiver, or LGBTQ+ youth in Maryland? Then come get ready for school with FreeState Justice and the Frederick Center! On Sunday, October 15th from 9-1pm, join us as we share resources to help LGBTQ+ students and the adults who care about them enter the Frederick school year. Then get ready to raise your voice and participate in focus groups where LGBTQ+ youth and their caregivers can share their experiences in local public schools and what they believe can be done to support them better going forward. Then, the fun time will culminate in a ‘Know Your Rights’ presentation to ensure everyone in attendance knows the local and state services they have at their disposal as we begin another school season! Come out and make your voice heard.

Jun 28

Night Out at the Keys

We'll be enjoying the first pitch with Miranda Rights at Night Out at the Keys! Buy your tickets through the Keys website and come OUT for a lovely evening!

Jun 28

LGBTQ+ Youth Pride Prom

The Frederick Center and the Delaplaine Arts Center are thrilled to welcome LGBTQ+ youth of Frederick County to celebrate Pride 2023 together at a semi-formal event where they can feel safe and comfortable expressing themselves, bringing same-gender dates, and having fun with fellow community members. Prom will be held on Wednesday, June 28th from 6:00-9:00pm at the Delaplaine Arts Center's Gardiner Hall, with a dance floor, DJ, finger foods, and LGBTQ+ Pride theme.

Jun 25

Fabulous 80s Drag Bingo!

Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience with bingo featuring amazing prizes, drag performances by Ivanna Rights, Miranda Rights, and Chasity Vain, music from Capital DJ Chase, food from Rad Pies Pizza Truck, and an afternoon you won't want to miss! Come dressed in your 80s best and get ready to party!

Jun 24

FREDERICK PRIDE

Frederick Pride 2023 will be held on Saturday, June 24th from 11:00-6:00pm at Carroll Creek Linear Park in Frederick, MD! We are so excited to be welcoming our community back for our 10th Pride celebration and festival this June. Join us to show your LGBTQ+ Pride and support for the LGBTQ+ community, enjoy food and drinks from local vendors, watch Drag events and musical performances, shop with vendors from local businesses, learn about local nonprofit organizations, visit the LGBTQ+ car show, and find fun and games at the youth section!

Jun 17

Queer Open Mic Night

Looking for a safe space to share your talents? Join us for Queer Open Mic Night on June 17th from 6-8pm at Olde Mother Brewing Co! Talents of all kinds are welcome, from singing and dancing to juggling and poetry! Registration for performers is required via Eventbrite.

Jun 16

Pride at the Pool!

We're bringing Pride to Brunswick this year with Pride at the Pool! Join us for FREE from 6-8pm at the Brunswick Municipal Pool on Friday, June 16th.

Jun 13

LGBTQ+ Trivia Night at the Mt Airy Library!

We're partnering with the Mt Airy Library for two different pride themed events! On Tuesday, June 13th, we'll be facing off with LGBTQ+ trivia at 5:30pm! On Wednesday, June 22nd, we'll be making pride perler beads creations at 1:00pm!

Jun 13

Brunswick Pride Proclamation

Join us on June 13th as we celebrate and declare pride month alongside Brunswick City Council!

Dec 01

World AIDS Day 2022

Join us in remembrance of those lost to the epidemic and celebrate those living and thriving with HIV.

Nov 19

Little Song, Little Dance

Join us for Little Song, Little Dance! Let’s raise the roof and some funds! In support of the Frederick HIV Coalition.

Oct 15

Ally of the Year!

Celebrate the 2022 LGBTQ+ Ally of the Year, Ally Organization of the Year, and LGBTQ+ Business of the Year!

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Jun 19

LGBTQ+ Sober Tea Dance

Join us for an 18+ LGBTQ+ Sober Tea Dance on Sunday, June19 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Dublin Roasters in Frederick.

Jun 05

DRAG BINGO: Sun, Surf, and Sand!

Join a one-of-a-kind experience! We have the AMAZING DJ Capital Chase, Chasity Vain, Miranda Rights, and Ivanna Rights!

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Jun 05

Wine Tasting – Taste the Rainbow: Wine Edition

So many wines, so little time! With thousands of vineyards, labels, blends, bodies, aromas, and finishes, buying wines can get overwhelming.

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Jun 02

Frederick Pride Proclamation

Join The Frederick Center and Frederick Pride Committee as we celebrate June 2022 being proclaimed Pride Month by The City of Frederick! Mayor Michael O'Connor will present the proclamation on behalf of his office and the Board of Alderpersons.

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May 22

Wine Tasting: Out, Loud, Proud, and Bubbly!

Champagne, Cava, Prosecco, Asti Spumonti: So many bubbles, so little time! How are they similar and different?

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May 17

LGBTQ+ Legal Advice Clinic

Pro bono family law, estate planning, guardianship, name change, landlord-tenant, criminal law, and other civil legal matters.

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Apr 19

OUT Business Networking

Join TFC and members of the MD LGBT Chamber at a networking mixer in this local favorite spot in Frederick!

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Apr 04

Fabulously Queer: Hair & Makeup Tutorial

TFC and NY, NY Salon are hosting a makeup and hair tutorial class for the LGBTQ+ community.

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Apr 03

We Say Gay Rally!

We will band together to affirm that our community is safe, affirming, and supportive. We will gather together in solidarity to push back against these harmful anti-LGBTQ+ policies and rhetoric.

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Mar 13

LGBTQ+ Sober Tea Party

Join us for an 18+ LGBTQ+ Sober Tea Dance on Sunday, June19 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Dublin Roasters in Frederick.

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Nov 20

A Little Song, A Little Dance 2021

Join us for A Little Song, A Little Dance 2021! Let’s raise the roof -- and some funds -- for programs like The Frederick HIV Coalition.

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Oct 24

Halloween Drag Bingo

Join us for an unforgettable night full of Queens, Beer, and Bingo! We have the AMAZING Chastity Vain, Ivanna Rights, and Haley Hemorrhoid!