It’s been an awfully long time since we can remember so many LGBT community events happening ALL on the SAME day. So exciting! Now, to the tough part: how do you fit all this into your weekend social calendar?

June 19 • Charlotte
20th Anniversary Concert

Join One Voice Chorus for its final 2009-2010 season concert, “School Bells.” This special 20th anniversary concert will take a humorous and musical look back at what it was like during our high school days. The people, the fun and the torment — to be 15 again! Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. 7:30 p.m. $25.

June 19 • Augusta, Ga.
Augusta Pride

Augusta hosts its first Pride festival and parade!

June 19 • Charlotte
Triangle Black Pride benefit

InTheLyfe teams up with Shades of Pride, organizers of the first-ever Triangle Black Pride, for a special night for the Queen City to benefit the new Pride group. Wine Up, 3306 N. Davidson St. 10 p.m.

June 19 • Hickory
Tickled Pink

Come dressed to impress in your favorite pink attire for this special Dining For Friends event benefiting ALFA. 411 10th St. NW. RSVP to Thom Hutchens and Kent Kerley at 828-324-4982 by 5 p.m. on June 16.

June 19 • Spartanburg
Upstate Pride

The second annual Upstate Pride festival and parade.

June 19 • Winston-Salem
Triad Pride Men’s Chorus

The Triad Pride Men’s Chorus presents its Winston-Salem concert. UNCSA Thrust Theatre. 8 p.m.

June 19 • Raleigh
Reclaiming Christianity

The Raleigh-based Gay Christian Network hosts a conference, “Reclaiming Christianity: An event for Christians who love,” for LGBT and LGBT-friendly Christians in the Triangle working to combat religious homophobia. Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2723 Clark Ave. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $20/advance. $30/at the door. Buy tickets and learn more at

June 19 • Winston-Salem
OUT at the Movies screens ‘Contracorriente’

Film screening of film “Contracorriente” (“Undertow”). A ghostly tale of a married Peruvian fisherman who struggles to reconcile his feelings with his male lover, “Contracorriente” was a 2010 Sundance World Narrative Competition Film. UNCSA ACE Theatre Complex, 1533 S. Main St. 8 p.m. $6/general. $5/60+. 336-918-0902.

June 19 • Raleigh
Chord of Many Strands

Triangle Gay Men’s Chorus welcomes the Durham Chorale as guests at its concert, “Chord of Many Strands.” The Durham Chorale will present its work, “Song of Wisdom” by composer Joseph M. Martin. Fellowship Hall, 3313 Wade Ave. 3 p.m. $12/advance. $15/door. $6/children. $10/student.

June 19-20 • Aberdeen
Daddy Bear Picnic

The Raleigh NC Bears group in conjuction with the Sandhills Den are hosting a get together membership drive on June 19 from 2-7 p.m. at 330 Diamond Ave., and a goodbye breakfast at a local eatery on June 20. Rooms are blocked at Southern Pines Marriott for $59 per night. Free to members, $5 non-members, refundable if join that day. Attendees are asked to bring food to share. For more information, call Jim Turner, Chris Keitofski at 910-280-8554 or visit