Friday, March 16

The Decatur Women’s Sports League kicks off its spring softball season with games on Friday nights through May 25. This season, play moves to Blackburn Park, 3501 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30319, www.decaturwomen.com

Michael Moore’s “Capitalism: A Love Story” screens at the Third Friday Film Series. Suggested donation $1-$10 sliding scale. Films start at 7:30 p.m. at First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta, 470 Candler Park Dr., NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, www.firstexistentialist.org

Julie O and five of her funniest friends invade My Sister’s Room for J.O.E. presents Funny Friday. $10 Cover. Doors at 7 p.m., Show at 8 p.m. at My Sister’s Room. 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta GA 30316. www.mysistersroom.com

Lesbian singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier performs with Tania Elizabeth at 8 p.m. at Eddie’s Attic, 515 N McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030, www.eddiesattic.com

Enjoy Femmistry Fridays with Traxx Girls, 10 p.m. at Encore, 2520 Piedmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.traxxgirls.com

The guys at WassupNAtl get the party going with three levels of fun at Trio Fridays. 10 p.m – 4 a.m. at Mengo’s. 91 Broad Street, Atlanta, GA 30303, www.wassupnatl.com

Friday, March 16 – Sunday, March 18

“Designing Women Live” is a drag performance of the classic TV series and a fundraiser for the Process Theatre starring Topher Payne, DeWayne Morgan, Johnny Drago, Frankie Asher, Spencer Stephens and Amanda Cucher. 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. on Sunday at Onstage Atlanta, 2597 N. Decatur Road, Decatur, GA 30033, www.onstageatlanta.tix.com

Saturday, March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day)

The National Flag Football League hosts a St. Patrick’s Day all-you-can-drink margarita bust. $15. 5 – 10 p.m. at Zocalo, 187 10th St. Atlanta, GA 30309, www.nffla.com

The Heretic celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a show by the Armorettes at 8 p.m., then 3-Legged Cowboy country dancing at 10 p.m., and a set by DJ Mike Pope at midnight. No cover all night. 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com

See Bitch in concert at 9 p.m. as part of the St. Paddy’s Day bash at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com

Amsterdam Atlanta celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with green draft beer, green martinis, and, better yet, no cover. 502-A Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306,
www.amsterdamatlanta.com

The Health Initiative hosts an LGBT Weight Watchers group every Saturday morning. First weigh-in starts at 8 a.m., with a meeting at 8:30 a.m. Second weigh-in starts at 9:30 a.m., with a meeting at 10 a.m. 1530 DeKalb Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, www.theheathinitiative.org

The Atlanta Institute of Stitches & Crafts hosts Sewing 101, one of many sewing, crafting, and DIY home decorating courses offered at the gay-owned Kai Lin Art Gallery. 3 – 5 p.m., 3069 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, www.kailinart.com/classes/, full schedule at www.instituteofstitchesandcrafts.com

The Atlanta Rollergirls roller derby hosts “War Between the Skates,” a double header featuring Denim Demons vs. Toxic Shocks and Rumble Bs vs. Gainesville Roller Rebels. 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Yaarab Shrine Center, 400 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta GA 30308, www.atlantarollergirls.com

DJ Pat Scott helms the turntables for Atlanta Bucks Rugby fundraising night. 10 p.m. at the Atlanta Eagle, 306 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlanteagle.com

Sunday, March 18

The Hotlanta Softball League’s Atlanta Titans host the annual Bowling Beer & Boys fundraiser. Free shoe rental, $20 unlimited beer and bowling, $10 to do one or the other. 12 – 4 pm. at Midtown Bowl, 1936 Piedmont Circle, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.facebook.com/AtlantaTitans

PFLAG Atlanta hosts their Third Sunday meeting, this week featuring a panel of gay and lesbian couples who are also parents. 2:45 – 5 p.m. at First MCC, 1379 Tullie Road, Atlanta, GA 30329. www.pflagatlanta.org

The infamous drag queens of the South, the Armorettes take over Burkhart’s. Be part of the action with their new game “Take a Sh@t!” Tips are donated to their nonprofit fund for various AIDS-related organizations. 8 p.m. at Burkhart’s, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com

Traxx Girls presents Showtime Sundays hosted by Ms. Sophia, 12 a.m. showtime at Scores Sports Bar, 2425 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA 30035,
www.traxxgirls.com

Monday, March 19

Mondays are Happy Bear Cocktail Hour, where patrons can watch “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Absolutely Fabulous” with half-price appetizers. 5 – 8 p.m. at the Cockpit, 465 Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30312, http://thecockpit-atlanta.blogspot.com

Watch “RuPaul’s Drag Race” at 9 p.m. followed by the Manic Monday show at 11 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309,
www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

Niesha Dupree’s Stars of the Century takes the stage on Mondays at 11 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com

Tuesday, March 20

The Atlanta Lesbian & Gay Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business Builder Lunch. 11:55 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Hudson Grille, Brookhaven Station, 4046 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30319, www.atlantagaychamber.org

Make your night totally tubular with Dude ‘80s Night double-sized cocktails, free snacks and half-price appetizers 5 – 8 p.m. at the Cockpit, 465 Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30312, http://thecockpit-atlanta.blogspot.com

The MISTER Community Center for gay and bi men hosts a meditation workshop every first and third Tuesday. 5:45-7 p.m. at Positive Impact, 60 Eleventh
Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.positiveimpact-atl.org

The Outlaw and Allies Student Organization of the John Marshall Law School hosts “Sex Discrimination after Glenn v. Brumby.” Attorneys Greg Nevins and Cole Thaler will present practitioner strategies for making their winning argument. AJMLS students free, $60 early registration for attorneys, $65 at the door. Pre-panel networking at 6 p.m., program 7 – 9 p.m. at the Blackburn Conference Center at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, 1405 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30309, http://on.fb.me/wGceFC

Fundraising has begun for the 2012 MondoHomo queer music, art and politics festival held over Memorial Day Weekend. Join the “QueerPosse” for their annual Spaghetti and Bingo Dinner and Queer-Story social event featuring storytelling from queer icons and drag superstar Diamond Lil on the mic. $20, or pay-what-you-can for three-course spaghetti buffet dinner and bingo card. 7 p.m. at Sauced, 753 Edgewood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.mondohomo.com

Sing along as pianist David Reeb tickles the ivories every Tuesday. 8 p.m. at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com

Jerry hosts “I Gotta Sing!” karaoke. 11 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

Angelica D’ Paige hosts Trivia Tuesday Karaoke at Burkhart’s, where you’ll have your turn on the mic and a chance to win free shots by answering trivia questions throughout the night.  11:30 p.m. at Burkhart’s, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com

Wednesday, March 21

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business Builder Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Marlow’s Tavern at the Northlake Doubletree Hotel, 4156 La Vista Road, Atlanta, GA30084, www.atlantagaychamber.org

Work your noggin with team trivia. 8 p.m. at Friends on Ponce, 736 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.friendsonponce-atl.com

Dragnique, the unique drag contest at Jungle, continues its third season every Wednesday hosted by Phoenix and Bubba D. Show begins at 9:30 p.m. – 12 a.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com

Get 25-cent Keystone drafts all night at Heretic’s Dress Code party with DJ Lydia Prim on the turntables. 10 p.m. at the Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com

Thursday, March 22

Draq queens from around the Southeast are slated to perform as Charlie Brown hosts a benefit for the legendary Lily White and her mother, who lost everything in a home fire several weeks ago. 9 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, 30324.

Join infamous drag personality Ruby Redd for the truly Dirty Boy Bingo. 10 p.m. at the Cockpit, 465 Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30312,
http://thecockpit-atlanta.blogspot.com

Thursday, March 22

Brushstrokes hosts its first author signing at Mixx, featuring “party boy blogger” Totally Tyler, author of “Your Boyfriend & Other guys I’ve Kissed.” 7 p.m. at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com, www.brushstrokesatlanta.com

Friday, March 23

The Kennesaw State Pride Alliance hosts “Unleash the Queens and Kings,” their fifth annual PALS charity fundraiser drag show. 8 – 11 p.m. at LeBuzz, 585 Franklin Road, Marietta, GA 30067, http://on.fb.me/wePYZk

Ru Paul’s Drag Race season three alum Yara Sofia performs around 10 p.m., at Club Rush, 2715 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30324.

Saturday, March 24

Hotlanta Softball’s Atlanta Talons host their third annual beer bust. Enjoy entertainment by Amanda Topp & Company, DJ Joey S, Jell-O shots and raffle prizes. 2 – 7 p.m. at F.R.O.G.S., 931 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA 30308, www.theatlantatalons.com

Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) will be the guest speaker at “Love in Action Sunday” at Decatur United Church of Christ at 11 a.m., 109 Hibernia Ave., Decatur GA 30030, www.decaturucc.org

International Communities United hosts “Bridging the Gap.” 6 p.m. at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com

Ladies at Play host Dance 101 with special guest DJ E. Relax with your friends for casual chit-chat in one room, dance to high energy tracks in another. 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. at 9 Poplar St NW (Formerly the Mark Ultra Lounge), Atlanta, GA 30303. www.ladiesatplay.com

Comedians Woody, Emmett, Jaz and headliner Keno take the stage for J.O.E Presents Insane Saturday hosted by Julie O. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. at Amsterdam Atlanta, 502-A Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.amsterdamatlanta.com

Heretic makes a day of it, with a Shamrock Shindig 1 p.m. – 6  p.m., a country dance lesson. 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. with a 3-Legged Cowboy night until midnight, then high energy dance music ‘til close. 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com

DJ Igor Magalhaes juggles the beats for the boys on the dance floor at Jungle. 10 p.m., 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com

Sunday, March 25

It’s opening day for the Hotlanta Softball League, and this year the organization says they’ve got more teams than ever. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Metro Softball Complex, 7301 Campbellton Road, Atlanta, GA 30331,  www.hotlantasoftball.org

Monday, March 26

Writing with Intent is a facilitated discussion group for authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Charis Books, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com

Every Monday, catch “Smash,” NBC’s new musical drama, at 10 p.m. on the video screens at Amsterdam, 502-A Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306,
www.amsterdamatlanta.com

Tuesday, March 27

The Fourth Tuesday lesbian social club hosts a special Fourth Tuesday dinner with WNBA promoter Anne Clarke. Meet key Atlanta Dream executives, win a raffle prize and meet one of the team’s players. Facebook RSVP requested. 6 – 10 p.m. at the Brewhouse Cafe, 22 N. Avondale Road, Avondale Estates, GA 30002, http://on.fb.me/xQRI0H

Gay singer-songwriter Eric Himan takes the stage at 9:30 p.m. at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenrood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com.

Wednesday, March 28

The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business Builder Luncheon at 11:50 a.m. East Point Corner Tavern, 2783 Main St. East Point, GA 30344, www.atlantagaychamber.org

Charis Books & More hosts Trystan Cotten as he discusses his new anthology “Transgender Migrations” about trans-ing experiences, identities, politics and more. This event is co-sponsored by Charis Circle’s Founding the Future of Feminisms Program, and there is a suggested donation of $5. 7:30 – 9 p.m. at Charis Books, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com

Catch “Feathers & Flesh,” a burlesque review, at 11 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

The “Guaranteed cure for the mid-week blues,” Burkhart’s hosts Hump Day Karaoke with Darlene Majewski. 11:30 p.m. at Burkhart’s, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com

Wednesday, March 28 – Thursday, March 29

Chicago-based music and comedy act Amy Armstrong and Freddy Allen host a “We Get Along” CD release party and show. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 7:30 p.m. at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com

Thursday, March 29

Grab a cocktail with a few “manly men” at “The toolbox.” 6 p.m. at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com

Thursday nights, catch the Shawnna Factor with Shawnna Brooks, Nicole Paige Brooks, Lena Lust, Lady Shabazz, Lateasha Shante Shuntel and Regina Ryan. 11 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

You never know what to expect with Phoenix’s Twisted Thursdays featuring Gia Sunflowers, Angelica D’Paige, Alissah Brooks and Savannah Leigh. 11:30 pm. at Burkhart’s, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com

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