The Cambridge Men's Group
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Sun Jan 18 Slumdog Millionaire at the Kendall Square Cinema, and dinner at the Cambridge Brewing Company.
Fri Jan 23 Paul Rudnick's The New Century at SpeakEasy Stage, with dinner before and a post-show party after.
Fri Jan 30 70's Dance Party, a benefit for the AIDS Action Committee, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, and dinner before.
Fri Jan 30 What's Up, Doc? and some animated shorts on Brian B.'s 7-ft video projector screen.
Sun Feb 1 Warm, Cozy, Hot Chocolate, Fireplace, Read-Aloud Party at Mark & Jody's.
Sat Feb 7 2nd Anniversary Event!
Dinner & Sing-Along at Frank's Steak House.
Sun Feb 15
Brunch at Tavern in the Square, Planning Meeting and Games Day at Bill B's
Sat Feb 28
Of Mice and Mink - Another hysterical Ryan Landry spoof, with dinner at Burton's Grill.
Thurs Mar 5 42nd Street at the Boston Conservatory, and dinner before at the Pad Thai Cafe.
Sat Mar 7 Harvard Art Museum (Arthur M. Sackler Museum) Tour & Conversation
Sat Mar 7

SwingTime -
GLBT Swing Dancing

with a live band
(The Mood Swings!)
& March

 Two-Year Check-In Survey - See the Results.
Mar 13
Counter-Protest against Fred Phelps at Cambridge Rindge & Latin (High) School

Member Chris Mason and his "Phelps-a-Thon" raised over $3500 for CRLS's gay/straight alliance and the Welcoming Schools resource center for LGBT families.
Mar 15
Boston Gay Men's Chorus Concert: Outside the Box

Followed by a cocktail party at Maestro Reuben Reynolds' & Bill Casey's house in the South End, and dinner at Uno's.
Mar 27
Pot-Luck Dinner & Musical Video Double Feature at Brian B's home

USS Metaphor, the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus gay American parody of Gilbert & Sullivan's HMS Pinafore.

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
, Joss Whedon's musical comedy about an incompetent evil scientist (Neil Patrick Harris), a pompous do-gooder hero (Nathan Fillion) and the girl they both pursue (Felicia Day).
Apr 2
Fresh Fruit Turns X
at Club Cafe
Apr 16
Harvard Observatory Night: Because the World is Round

A free lecture followed by a chance to look through the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics telescope in Cambridge. Nebulae & Saturn were seen.
Apr 17
Boston Opera Collaborative Gala
Cocktails, Dinner, Opera scenes, Dessert & Rossini's La Cambiale di Matrimonio.
Apr 19
Pot-Luck Brunch @ Dave A's.
Apr 21
ElderFair's Gay and Gray Coffee Reception

ElderFair's second annual gathering of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders in the Somerville and Cambridge Communities.
Sponsored by the LGBT Aging Project & Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services
Apr 30

bare, the musical. MIT's Musical Theatre Guild

Burritos at Anna's before.
May 1
Guerrilla Queer Bar takes over Central Square, Cambridge!
  • The Cantab Lounge
  • Middlesex Lounge
  • The Enormous Room
  • The Phoenix Landing
May 6-17
Boston LGBT Film Festival
May 6
City of Cambridge Holocaust Commemoration
Temple Beth Shalom, 8 Tremont Street, Cambridge
May 8

Jerry Springer: The Opera

An Out & About Night at SpeakEasy Stage, with a post-show reception.
May 9


The Boston Gay Men's Chorus benefit celebration and auction with Sandra Bernhard.
May 16
Pot-Luck for Asians and Friends
At Mark F.'s in North Cambridge.
May 19
8 PM GQB Charity for Big Moves
Guerrilla Queer Bar's charity arm comes to Cambridge
May 20

American Idol Finale Night

at Joe DP's, near MIT
May 30
Mt. Auburn Cemetery Images
Morning Walk with Bird Watching
at Mt. Auburn Cemetery

Images from Mt. Auburn Cemetery
(c) Richard Cheek (left) & John Harison (right).

Jun 4

(or Gilbert & Sullivan Plunder'd)

An Out & About Night at the Huntington,
with a post-show reception and tour, & dinner beforehand.
Jun 6
Up in 3D - with dinner in Chinatown after.
Jun 9

Full Moon Walk/Picnic along the Charles River

A joint event with the Chiltern Mountain Club, a GLBT outdoor group (, and Boston-area men affiliated with Easton Mountain in New York State (
Jun 10
Canceled: Linda Eder Sings Judy Garland with the Boston Pops
Jun 11

Boston Gay Men's Chorus Concert --
Boys Just Wanna Have Fun: Totally 80's

Jun 13
Pre-Pride Brunch at Cambridge City Hall
10:00 - 11:30
Jun 14
Pre-BBQ Planning Meeting - at Bill B's.
Jun 14
4-8 PM - Pot Luck BBQ & New Members Event at Bill B's.

Fridays in May & June
Atreus, Inc.
Atreus, Inc.
ImprovBoston (Central Square)
Fridays at 8pm through June 22

June 21
Strawberry Picking

We are going to Marini Farms in Ipswich, MA, then tour the ice cream facility at Richardson's in Middleton.
June 25
A Taste of Cambridge

This fabulous annual "culinary tour of Cambridge" is being held on the terraces outside of the Charles Hotel in Harvard Square this year.
Fri  Jun 26
Queer Qomedy Festival at ImprovBoston in Central Square, Thurs Jun 25 - Sun Jun 28.

We went as a group to the Friday 10pm show: Jonny (the Gay Pimp) McGovern & Kate McKinnon, from Logo Network's Big Gay Sketch Show.

Dinner beforehand at Shalimar of India.
Sat Jun 27
Whale Watching out of Gloucester. Lunch before & dinner after.
Jul 5

Canoeing on the Charles
with outdoor lunch after at Panera Bread

Tues Jul 7

Full Moon Walk at Revere Beach

and dinner, with the Chiltern Mountain Club & the JP Men's Group.
Fri Jul 10

Pot-Luck Dinner & Movie:
Touch of Pink at Brian B's
Sat Jul 11

Northern-Style Chinese Brunch at
Jo Jo Taipei in Allston
Wed Jul 15
Kendall Square Lunch at The Friendly Toast.
Sun Jul 19
Antique Auto Show at the Codman Estate, Lincoln, MA
With the Yankee Lambda Car Club.

Sat Jul 25

The Boston Opera Collaborative's performance of Bizet's Carmen, with dinner beforehand at 224 Boston Street.

BOC restored the historical Opera-Comique version of Carmen, omitting the sung recitatives that were added later by a different composer. With its original spoken dialogue, Boston audiences can now witness the same electrifying Carmen that rocked Paris audiences in 1875.

Tue Jul 28
Cheese Tuesday at L'Espalier
Cheese and Honey: A Marriage Made in Heaven

Cambridge Men's Group member Louis Risoli of L'Espalier has especially invited us to an evening of food and cheese, with special surprises.
Thu Jul 30
Pampered Chef Event

A cooking demonstration of Pampered Chef kitchenware at Neil Dugas' place in Cambridgeport.
Fri Jul 31
Breakfast at The Friendly Toast
Sat Aug 1
Free Shakespeare on the Common:
The Comedy of Errors

& a Pot-Luck Picnic Dinner
Sat Aug 8
Horseneck Beach Trip

Once again, we scheduled our summer beach trip to Horseneck Beach to coincide with the Chiltern Mountain Club's Annual Beach Day.

Plus dinner at The Back Eddy, and for some: Waterfire in Providence!

Sun Aug 9
Movie: Julie & Julia, & Ice Cream
Tues Aug 11
Evening Walk & Picnic along the Charles River
A joint event with the Chiltern Mountain Club & others.
Wed Aug 26
Driving Equality
Welcome Chris Mason Home
Party & Potluck Dinner
Fri Aug 28
Walk/Ride Day (last Friday of every month)
Sun Aug 30

Walden Pond Swim/Walk and Hike

Sept 11-13
Provincetown Weekend

Three hungry men & a '78 Super Beetle.
Sat Sept 11 Boston Art Walk
Sun Sept 20

Architectural Walking Tour of Avon Hill
Led by Cambridge Men's Group member Don Matheson
Sun Sept 20 Out in the Park
(Gay Day at Six Flags New England)
Fri Sept 25 The Savannah Disputation
Out & About Night
at SpeakEasy Stage

with dinner before at Coda, and Post-Show Reception with the Cast!
Fri Sep 25 Walk/Ride Day (last Friday of every month)
Sat Sept 26 Out at Plimoth Plantation
Sun Sep 27 Farmer's Market & Improvisational Luncheon at Jody & Mark's
Maxixe, a
                                          Brazilian cucumber with
12:30 PM
a Brazilian cucumber
with spikes

2:45 PM

Fri Oct 2 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
The Publick Theatre
Sat Oct 10
Video & take-out: Harold and Maude
Sun Oct 11



Fri Oct 16
Harold Pinter's The Caretaker
Presented by Nora Theatre,
at the Central Square Theater
Fri Oct 16

Guerilla Queer Bar Local comes to Cambridge


Cambridge/Somerville – Tavern on the Square (Central Square)
Sat Oct 17
Cambridge Residents Day at Harvard Football
Sat Oct 17

Dirigible Ego

Live at Jacques Underground
Bay Village, Boston
Sun Oct 18
Planning, Games, Pizza at Jody & Mark's

Thu Oct 22
Short Film: City of Borders
Fri Oct 23

An Evening of LGBT Meditation at CIMC

Cambridge Insight Meditation Center
331 Broadway, Cambridge
Fri Oct 23
GoreFest 7: The Worster Seed GoreFest VII:
The Worster Seed

The #1 Slasher-Comedy-Gore-Musical returns for a seventh blood-spattered incarnation at ImprovBoston in Central Square!
Sun Oct 25
Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project’s 7th Annual Halloween Costume Party

The Estate Nightclub, 1 Boylston Place, Boston
Wed Oct 28

Barack Obama signs Hate Crimes Legislation!

It is FINALLY a federal hate crime to assault people based on sexual orientation. Hard to believe it took this long!
Thurs Oct 29
Cambridge Public Library
Grand Re-opening Open House and Ribbon Cutting

Info & pix of the new library.
Fri Oct 30

The Big Broadcast of October 30th, 1938
Live at the Somerville Theatre!
  • The Frank Cyrano Byfar Hour
  • The War of the Worlds: The Fall of Boston
Fri Oct 30
Walk/Ride Day (last Friday of every month)
Sat Oct 31

Sat Oct 31
Most Awesomest
Halloween Party
at the
Oldest House
in Cambridge
Sun Nov 1

Daylight Savings Time Ends

Don't forget to set your clocks back an hour & get an extra hour's sleep Saturday night!
Wed Nov 4
TOBY LESTER explores The Fourth Part of the World:
The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America Its Name

Harvard Book Store
Fri Nov 6

Pot-Luck Dinner & Movie:
Latter Days

at Brian B's

Fri Nov 6 Valet of the Dolls

A Ryan Landry spoof of Valley of the Dolls.
Machine Boston
Fri-Sun Nov 6-8
Easton Mountain Weekend
for Boston-Area Men:
Altered States of Grace

Sat Nov 7
Where the Wild Things Are
Capitol Theater
204 Mass. Ave.

& dinner.
Tues Nov 10 TARIQ ALI expounds on The Idea of Communism

Harvard Book Store
Fri Nov 13 Dead Man's Cell Phone

8 pm
Lyric Stage
Sat Nov 14
Christine Lavin - Live in Concert

The Ivy Chord Coffee House at the
Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading
Sun Nov 15

We have been invited to join the
OutRyders – New England Gay Ski & Snowboard Club

for their
Season Opener - T Dance

at Underbar
Tues Nov 17
Movie: A Jihad for Love
Coolidge Corner Theater

Wed Nov 18

Support SpeakOUT by enjoying an evening at Avenue Q and pre-show cocktails at Club Café.
Wed Nov 18
Museum School Art Sale
Thurs Nov 19
Out & About Night at Huntington Theatre:
A Civil War Christmas
Fri Nov 20 Out & About Night at SpeakEasy Stage Company:
Fri & Sat Nov 20 & 21
GLBT Night at Central Square Theatre:
Tru Grace: Holiday Memoirs

A paring together of A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote and The Loudest Voice by Grace Paley.
Fri Nov 27
Walk/Ride Day (last Friday of every month)
Sat Dec 5
Taza Chocolate Factory Open House & Tour
Sat Dec 5

Sat Dec 5 Varsity: A Men's Dance Party

Hosted by the JP Men's Group
Tues Dec 8
Kiniwe/West African Dance & Drumming Concert

Tufts' Ghanaian drumming & dance ensemble, and dinner before.
Sat Dec 12
Institute of Contemporary Art

Followed by dinner at The Channel Cafe.
Sun Dec 13 Falsettos

12:00 - Brunch at the Colonial Inn

2pm - Show at Concord-Carlisle High School
Sat Dec 19 Boston Gay Men's Chorus Holiday Concert
Our Home for the Holidays
Sun Dec 20
Cambridge Men Go a-Caroling!

Canceled due to blizzard forecast & low RSVP.
Mon Dec 21
Winter Solstice Walk
with the Chiltern Mountain Club, enjoying the holiday lights of downtown Boston and dinner with friends at Lucia's in the North End.
Fri Dec 25
Walk/Ride Day (last Friday of every month)
Sun Dec 27

Christmas Revels:
In Celebration of the Winter Solstice
Sanders Theater, Memorial Hall, Harvard University

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Updated: 6-August-2012