The Cambridge Men's Group
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Fri Jan 8
GLBT Night at Central Square Theatre:
Harriet Jacobs
Sat Jan 9
Peabody Essex Museum
Salem, MA

Japanese New Year Celebration Performance, Trash Menagerie, and many other exhibits.

Thurs Jan 14
Out & About Night at Huntington Theatre:
All My Sons
Sun Jan 17
Hot Chocolate, Warm Fire, Read-Aloud
2-5 pm
Porter Square
Fri Jan 22
Out & About Night at SpeakEasy Stage Company:
[title of show]

Dinner (optional) at 6:15 at The Beehive.
Show at 8:00.
Post-show reception with the cast & other gay groups.
Sat Jan 23
Pot-Luck Dinner at Brian B's
Fri Jan 29
Walk/Ride Day (last Friday of every month)
Sat Jan 30
Pot-Luck Dinner at Grant's

Sun Jan 31
Games, Take-Out & Planning Meeting

Wed Feb 3
Single, Bitter, Jewish & Queer
Keshet's 2nd Annual GLBT Jewish Singles Schmoozer

(@ FELT)
Fri Feb 12
GLBT Night at Central Square Theatre:
Not Enough Air

Fri, Sat & Sun
Feb 12, 13 & 14
BGMC Valentine's Cabaret
Weekend Feb 12-14
Holotropic Breathwork workshop

And free public lecture "Traveling the Transpersonal Interstate: Rock & Roll, Fundamentalism, and the New Age Pursuit of Ecstasy" (Fri Feb 12)
Sun Feb 14
A Varla Valentine (The Love Songs!)

Varla Jean Merman's Valentine's show at the Machine.

 Dinner after at the tavern formerly known as The 1270.
Thurs Feb 18
Harvard Observatory Talk & Telescopes

Putting the Pedal to the Metal: The Mystery of the Accelerating Universe
Robert Kirshner,
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Sat Feb 20
Boston Globe Travel Show, followed by Lunch at Flour

Here's Dave & Bill with Eddy Croes, from the Aruba "90,000 friends you haven't met yet" subway ads.
Eddy is the co-founder of Aruba's Arikok National Park.

Thurs Feb 25
Bruegger's Event for AIDS Walk Boston

All Boston area Bruegger’s locations.
Thurs Feb 25
Out & About Night at Huntington Theatre:
Stick Fly

Fri Feb 26
Walk/Ride Day (last Friday of every month)
Sat Feb 27

Cambridge Men's Group 3rd Anniversary  
Sing-Along at Frank's Steak House

with John O'Neil
Sun Feb 28
Coro Allegro concert: Totentanz
Dinner at Vloro on Boylston St.
Sun Mar 7
Dim Sum at Chau Chow City
(Chinatown, a few blocks from South Station)
Thurs Mar 11 Out & About Night at Huntington Theatre:
Becky Shaw

Sun Mar 14
Daylight Savings Time begins
Fri Mar 19
Out & About Night at SpeakEasy Stage Company:
Adding Machine:
A Musical

Dinner at POPS
Post-show reception with the cast & other gay groups.
Sat Mar 20

New Member (& Others) Lunch

Changsho Restaurant, Cambridge
Sat Mar 27

Harvard Art Museum
& Lunch
@ Cambridge Common

Mar 27
Phantom of the Oprah

Ryan Landry & the Gold Dust Orphans
With special guest star Varla Jean Merman

With dinner before at Burton's Grill
Wed Mar 31
Entertaining Mr. Sloane, by Joe Orton

Publick Theatre Boston
BCA Plaza Theatre

Pre-show dinner at the House of Siam.
Wed Mar 31
Film Night with the Cambridge Historical Society:
Perkins 28

Q&A with the film's director following.
Perkins 28 defendants
Zero Arrow Street Theater
Fri April 2
GLBT Night at Central Square Theatre:
From Orchids to Octopi

Mon April 5
April is Cheap Ice Cream Month, Chapter One:
JP Licks $1 Scoop Night

With "pre-dessert dinner" at Spike's Junkyard Dogs.
Sun April 18

Pot-Luck Brunch at Dave A's

Wed April 21
Support SpeakOUT by enjoying an evening at Young Frankenstein (the musical)

Pre-show drinks & dinner at FELT/Petit Robert Bistro right next door to the Boston Opera House.
Sun Apr 25

11 AM
Spring Brunch
with the Gay Men's Art & Architecture meetup group

Vlora Restaurant, Copley Square
Mon April 26

6:30 - 9

&/or Dinner &/or Just Hanging Out

Stop by for a drink, or a meal, or just to spend some time with friends -- and meet some new ones.

Tavern in the Square (Central Square)
Wed April 28
April is Cheap Ice Cream Month, Chapter Two:
Baskin-Robbins 31¢ Scoop Night

6:30 - Boloco ( 71 Mount Auburn Street ) for a "pre-dessert supper"
7:00 - Harvard Square Baskin-Robbins ( 1 Bow Street ) for ice cream

Benefits the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
Thurs May 6
GBBC Spring Event - Click for
Fri May 7
Out & About Night at SpeakEasy Stage Company:
The Great American Trailer Park Musical

Dinner before at Masa.

Post-show reception with the cast and the members of other gay social groups. 
Sun May 9
Colonial Theatre, Boston

Dinner before at the Asian Garden, Chinatown

May 6-16

The Boston 26th Annual LGBT Film Festival: Celebrating Global LGBT Cinema
Thursday May 13
Men's Shorts Program and "We Love Men's Shorts" afterparty at Club Café.
Fri May 14 GLBT Night at Central Square Theatre:
The Lady with all the Answers

Fri May 14
The Cambridge Insight Meditation Center (CIMC)'s second Evening of Practice for Boston's LGBT Community.
Thurs May 20 Out & About Night at Huntington Theatre:
Prelude to a Kiss
Fri May 21
Movie Night at the Kendall

& dinner at The Friendly Toast

Co-organized with the Gay Men's Art & Architecture Meetup
Sun May 23
Brunch, Planning Meeting & Games
  1. Brunch at Tavern in the Square (Porter Square)
  2. Planning Meeting at Bill B's house
    1:00 - 2:30
  3. Games Day, also at Bill's.
    2:30 - 5:00
Wed May 26
Betrayal by Harold Pinter
The Boston Center for the Arts
Sat May 29
Canoeing on the Ipswich River
Foote Brothers Canoe Rentals
Ipswich, Mass.
Sat June 5

12:00 noon - 6:00 pm
Cambridge River Festival

Joe points out some obvious advice.
(Click for uncropped, high-res photo.)
Sat June 5

4pm - 10pm
The Boston Area Naturist Group has invited us to their Pack the Café Pride Party in Chelsea.
Sun June 6
Country Western Dancing
at Lambda Ranch, JP

3:00 - Two-step lesson
3:30 - Line dance lesson
4-7 pm - Open dancing
Dinner after in JP.
Thurs June 10

6:15 dinner

8pm concert
Boston Gay Men's Chorus concert:

Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College

Special guests: Leigh Barrett & Claire Philippe

Pre-show dinner at Asian Garden in Chinatown
Sat June 12
9:30-11am - Pre-Pride Brunch at Cambridge City Hall

12:00 Noon - Gay Pride in Boston: Riots to Rights

Fri June 18
Pot-Luck BBQ at Bill's house
6-9 PM
Porter Square area

Sat June 19

Gay For Good Project: Franklin Park Zoo

Landscaping, including plantings of trees, shrubs, and flowers; landscape construction; raking; sweeping; shoveling; and mulching -- another words, the usual fun stuff!

Visiting the zoo when we finish, and beers and pizza afterwards at Doyle's.

Sat June 19

Providence - RI Pride

Meet in Cambridge at 3:00.
Group dinner at 6:00 at DownCity.
Watch the parade at 8:30.
Sun June 27

1:00 Picnic
2:30 Concert
Cambridge Symphony Orchestra: Pops on the Lawn
with Picnic Lunch!

Co-organized with the
Gay Men's Art & Architecture Meetup

Edward J. Sennott Park, Cambridge
Tues June 29

5:30 - 8:30 pm
Taste of Cambridge
Charles Hotel, Harvard Square

The annual Taste of Cambridge allows you to sample culinary delights from over 50 local restaurants, food purveyors, breweries and wine distributors.

Wed June 30
Tapas Dinner
Small Plates Restaurant
Harvard Square
Fri July 2

6:00 dinner
8:00 show
Mary Callanan as
Sophie Tucker: The Last of the Red Hot Mamas

New Repertory Theatre, Watertown, MA

With a great Venezuelen dinner together beforehand at La Casa de Pedro.
Wed July 7
Boston Landmarks Orchestra plays at Fenway Park!
Dinner at the concession stands inside the park.
Fri July 9

2 Arrow St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
The Donkey Show

Directed by Diane Paulus, this disco sensation lets audience members party on the dance floor as the show unfolds around them.

6:00 Dinner at Zoe's
7:30 Pre-show in line
8:00 Show
And more dancing after ...
Sun July 18

8am - 2pm
Codman House Car Show

With the Yankee Lambda Car Club (New England's gay car club).

Cambridge Men's Group members' cars:
Mark & Jody's 1978
                                  Super Beetle   Bill's 1956 Nash
                                  Ambassador   Bob's Mercedes E20
Codman Estate
The Grange
Lincoln, Mass.

Wed July 21
GBBC Harbor Cruise
Canceled by the GBBC
Sat July 31
Urban Interactive Adventure:
Lost Shard of the Yard
(Harvard Square)

Lunch before at Lê's Vietnamese Restaurant.
Ice cream after at Ben & Jerry's.

Joe, Michael, Joe & Kevin find a clue!
Wed Aug 4
Wed Aug 11
Wed Aug 18
Wed Aug 25

6:30 Picnic
7:00 Concert
Free Beethoven Symphonies!

Every Wednesday in August is a different Beethoven Symphony as part of the free concert series at the Hatch Shell.


Sat Aug 7
Horseneck Beach Day Trip
With the Chiltern Mountain Club and other groups.

Plus dinner at The Back Eddy!
Sun Aug 8

7-9 PM
"Summer Sit" LGBT Meditation

Boston Shambhala Center
646 Brookline Avenue
Brookline, MA

Thurs Aug 12

6:30 picnic
8:00 show
Free Shakespeare on the Common:

Picnic & performance
Sat Aug 14

6pm -> ??
Progressive Dinner
  • Appetizers & cocktails at Mark & Jody's
  • Main course at Bill's
  • Dessert & coffee at Grant's
Fri Aug 20

6:00 Dinner
7:30 Show
Reagle Players, Waltham

Starring Broadway's Marissa Perry as Tracy Turnblad.

Dinner before at Panera Bread.
Sat Aug 21
Rocky Horror Picture Show

With ice cream before at JP Licks.
Sat Aug 28

4-7 PM
Pot-Luck Picnic in Danehy Park
Thu Sept 2

6:00 PM
Come help shape the future of the
Cambridge Men's Group
Sun Sept 5
deCordova Museum Sculpture Park
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                                    higher-res images
Followed by lunch at Panera Bread.
Sat Sept 11

10-2 Car Show

2-ish Parade
P-Town Car Show & Parade
P-Town 2010: '41
                                      Caddy by the Sea
Sat Sept 18
Day Trip to The Big E (New England's multi-state State Fair)
Thurs Sept 23

Out & About Night at Huntington Theatre: 
Bus Stop

Dinner before at Uno's, and post-show reception & tour with other gay groups.
Fri Sept 24

Out & About Night at SpeakEasy Stage: 
In the Next Room (The Vibrator Play)

Post-show reception with the cast & other gay groups.
Sun Sept 26

4-8 pm

Cambridge Men's Group Day at Back2Basics Tea Dance

Verve Lounge at Rudi's Resto Cafe
811 Mass. Ave, South End, Boston

Tue Sept 28
Last Tuesday - New Members & Others Dinner
6:30 PM

Tavern in the Square (Central Square)
730 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge 02139
Thurs Sept 30

Ford Hall Forum:
AIDS, Social Justice, and the Politics of Transformation

Kevin Cranston, Dazon Dixon Diallo, Julie Davids & Guillermo Chacon, with Rebecca Haag

Old South Meeting House, Boston
Mon Oct 11

9 AM
Columbus Day Breakfast
Andy's Diner, Porter Square

Sun Oct 17

12 at the Farmers' Market

4-6 Dinner
Third Sunday - Pot Luck
Special Edition: Improvisational Supper

Harvard Square Farmer's Market - to shop.
Jody & Mark's house - to cook & eat!

Click for higher-res photos
Thurs Oct 21
Out & About Night at Huntington Theatre:
Circle Mirror Transformation

Click here for details.
Fri Oct 22

8 pm
Light Up the SkyEmerson College's production of Moss Hart's comedy
Light Up the Sky

Paramount Theatre at Emerson College
559 Washington St., Boston, MA 02111
Tues Oct 26

6:30 PM
Last Tuesday Dinner - New Members Welcome

Shalimar of India Restaurant (Central Square)
546 Massachusetts Ave. Cambridge 02139
Fri Oct 29
Out & About Night at SpeakEasy Stage:
Body Awareness

Sun Nov 7

2:00 am
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Set your clocks back!
Sat Nov 13

7:00 pm
    Fall-Themed Pot-Luck Dinner at Grant's
Wed Nov 17

Basil Twist's puppet ballet got great reviews in the Globe.

Paramount Theatre
Thurs Nov 18
Out & About Night at Huntington Theatre:
Vengeance is the Lord's

Fri Nov 19

10pm to 1am
Varsity Men's Dance
Stoli Vodka & Milky Way / Bella Luna
Present a Special Benefit for

Hosted by
                                                          Men's Group
Sun Nov 21

6:00 PM

Third Sunday - Pot Luck Dinner

Brian Bauer's house

Tues Nov 30

6:30 PM
Last Tuesday Dinner - New Members Welcome

Orignally scheduled for Aiyara Thai, but moved to Tanjore Indian next door at the last minute, as Aiyara had closed.
Fri Dec 10

6:15 Dinner

8:00 Show

Durell Theatre
YMCA Cambridge (Central Square)
820 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

Dinner before at Tavern in the Square (Central Square).
Sat Dec 11

6:00 Dinner

8:00 Show
Ryan Landry's
Mrs. Grinchley's Christmas Carol

Sun Dec 19

7:30 pm
Third Sunday - Pot Luck Dinner

7:30 PM at Brian Bauer's house.

Tues Dec 28

6:30 PM
Last Tuesday Dinner - New Members Welcome

Tamarind House
(Thai cuisine, Porter Square)

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Updated: 6-August-2012