DADT repeal party, Armorettes fundraising and more this weekend

Our ‘Best Bets’

Saturday, Sept. 22

ZAMI NOBLA, the National Organization of Black Lesbians on Aging, hosts a free one-day conference to discuss breast health, education, self-exams and strategies for mental-well being for black lesbians 35 and older. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Marriott Courtyard Decatur, 130 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, GA 30030,

Join old friends at the 2012 Sports Page Reunion, where regulars at the old bar meet to remember the glory days of Atlanta’s old gay sports bar. 1 – 8 p.m. at the Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324,

Celebrate the first anniversary of the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” with a fundraiser for the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network presented by the Law Firm of Kitchens New Cleghorn and sponsored by the Law Firm of Koehler and Riddick. Suggested donation $100, $150/couple. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the home of Jeff Cleghorn, Esq. For more information:

DJ Alyson Calagna spins to end the evening at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324,

Sunday, Sept. 23

Join the Armorettes for Red Ribbon Day: A Festival of Giving, as the camp drag charity troupe pushes to hit the $2 million fundraising mark. Includes midway games, a dunk tank, a cake walk, and more. 2 p.m. – 11 p.m. at Burkhart’s, 1492 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309,

Lambda Legal hosts their annual cocktail reception fundraiser. Hosted at the home of supporter Harry Harkins, celebrate the gay legal group’s achievements and discuss the challenges faced in Georgia and across the country. $40 ticket, $500+ sponsors. 4 – 6 p.m. at a private residents. Contact Lambda Legal’s Mitch Mathias for more information: 212-809-8585, ext. 288,“> or visit

The LGBT-centered Health Initiative hosts their annual Fall Garden Party fundraiser. The organization will honor the Atlanta Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence with the Healing Angel Award. New to this year’s line-up, a premium Host Committee ticket gains entry to a VIP reception an hour before the main event. VIP 3 – 4 p.m., general admission 4 – 8 p.m. at Einstein’s, 1077 Juniper St., Atlanta, GA 30309,