There’s plenty of parties and events to choose from this weekend to ensure a good time is had to celebrate the first weekend in spring.

Friday, March 21

Get down with the boys in town at the Boys Room Video Dance Party, with videos provided by DJ Headmaster, Mary’s Atlanta,

The Third Friday Film Series screens the acclaimed “Fruitvale Station,” based on the real life of Oscar Grant, the 22 year old black man shot by BART police, at 7:30 p.m., followed by a discussion after the film, First Existentialist Congregation,

The Moody Blues’ Timeless Flight Tour stops in Atlanta at 8 p.m., Fox Theatre,

The first annual Mr. GA Continental features appearances by Nicole Luv Dupree, Christopher Iman, Kalil Valentino. The event is a celebration of men, male leads and talent. This pageant is the official preliminary event in the state for the national pageant in Chicago over Labor Day Weekend. Admission is $10 for 21 and up, $15 for 18-20. Starts at 8 p.m., LeBuzz,

The Other Show starring Edie Cheezburger, Jaye Lish, Violet Chachki and more is every Friday at Jungle. Show starts at 9:30 p.m,

Traxx Girls present Ladies Lounge 2.0 at My Sister’s Room. 10 p.m.,

Drag Otic is a drag extravaganza with Nicole Luv Dupree, Trinity Bonet and many more, 11 p.m., Blake’s,

Saturday, March 22

Lift Up Atlanta’s Women’s Empowerment Workshop hosted by Atlanta’s Every Womyn is hosted by speaker and poet Imani Evans, founder of Women Healing Women Inc.; with life coach and motivational speaker Onyx Keesha, founder of M Power Productions; Aloycia Woods; with live entertainment by Monica Raye Simpson. Food, wine and spoken word. Tickets are $12 in advance, $18 at the door. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., First Metropolitan Community Church,

The Atlanta Rollergirls host a double feature home bout, at 5 and 7:30 p.m., at Yaarab Shrine Center, 400 Ponce De Leon Ave, Atlanta, GA 30308,

The Atlanta Bucks play a home match at Morehouse. More information available at

Charis Books & More plays home to the Atlanta Word Works 6th Annual Youth Poetry Slam. The preliminary round hosted by Aurielle Lucier and Anwar Johnson. Competition is open to all youths ages 13-19, 6 – 9 p.m., Charis Books,

Congregation Bet Haverim hosts a CD release concert for “Wheels Within Wheels,” the new CD by the CBH Chorus, Band and Strings. Tickets are $30. Doors open at 7:30, concert begins at 8 p.m., Friends School Sanctuary, 862 S. Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA 30030,

Local favorite Michelle Malone brings her devoted following to two shows at
Eddie’s Attic, 7:00 and 9:30 p.m.,

It’s LGBT Niteout at the Atlanta Ballet’s Modern Choreographic Voices, spotlighting some of today’s contemporary choreographers through March 23. $50 gets you a ticket, an invitation to a pre-show party with DJ John, and a meet and greet with a cast member, 7 p.m. with an 8 p.m. curtain, Cobb Energy Centre,

It’s Daddy Night w/ DJ Brett Long, as well as Panther L/L night, from 10 – 11 p.m., Atlanta Eagle,

The Divas Cabaret, starring Destiny Brooks, Heather Daniels, Iysis Dupree, Kitty Love and special guests, is tonight, with DJ Birdman spinning, 11 p.m., LeBuzz,

Adult film star Tristan Jaxx shows off his DJ skills at Jungle Atlanta,

Sunday, March 23

The new basketball drama “The Tall Girls” plays twice today, at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., at the Alliance’s Hertz Stage,

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