Thank gay it’s Friday. Feel free to jump up and down and/or squeal a little. Today’s LGBT events may make doing so irresistible: Happy hours, gatherings, sports, shows and the night lights of bars and parties.
• Let the workweek go. AGLCC Fourth Friday Mixer (top photo) @ Margaret Mitchell House, 5:30 p.m., GLAAD Ladies & Friends Happy Hour @ Bellissima, 6 p.m., Fourth Fridays Art Walk @ Studioplex, 6 p.m., Piano Cocktail Hour with David Reed @ Mixx, 6:30 p.m., and Friday Knight Dances @ Knights of Columbus, 6:30 p.m.
• Gay-founded and gay-officiated. Rabbi Joshua Lesser (middle photo) leads potluck dinner and Kabbalat Shabbat with Congregation Bet Haverim, 6:30 p.m.
• Friday night lights. Click through more than a dozen gay bars and parties on Friday’s nightlife calendar, including DJ Lydia Prim @ the Heretic, 10 p.m., and DJay McCracken @ Amsterdam Atlanta, 10 p.m.