The Weekend: 12 gay things to do

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SOFTBALL: The Decatur Women’s Sports League hits the fields tonight — weather permitting — for the second week of their spring season. Games begin at 6 p.m. at Kelly C. Cofer Park in Tucker. (View the Project Q Atlanta photo album from Opening Night March 20.)

EVOLVE: YouthPride has put together an evening offering hors d’oeuvres, open bar and silent auction as part of its 4th Annual Evolve! Fundraiser. Admission, surprisingly, is free to the event at Bill Lowe Gallery on Peachtree. But donations will eb accepted. The Evolve! Program addresses suicide prevention education, training, early intervention and counseling services for LGBT youth. 6 p.m.

GLITTER DRAG: The Pride Alliance at Georgia Tech is hte force behind the Glitter Pop Drag Show at Wild Mustang. The event raises funds for CHRIS Kids Rainbow Program, which provides housing for LGBT youth. 7:30 p.m. $5 for students; $8 for general admission.


TOUCHDOWN: The National Flag Football League of Atlanta continues the build to Opening Day on April 11 with a round of preseason scrimmages at Piedmont Park. Games begin at 9 a.m.

imageLESBIAN ROCK: Michelle Malone (photo) celebrates the release of “Debris” with two concerts at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur. 6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. $22

CONTRA DANCE: QuickSilver Country Dancers host its gender-free Spring Contra Dance at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta. Newcomers’ orientation, 7:30 p.m.; dance, 8 p.m. $9

SHEER INDULGENCE: There’s a little bliss in the plans for lesbians of color. Bliss: A Night of Sheer Indulgence offers a champagne toast, light hors d’oeuvres and music from DJ Fire at the Tower in East Point. 10 p.m. $7 after 11 p.m.

SLEEPING AROUND: Jeffery Self brings his one man show, “People I Slept with Who Never Called Me Back,” to Actor’s Express for one night. 10:30 p.m. $20


BIKE RIDE: Get up early with the Atlanta Pride Committee, which is hosting its first-ever Pride Ride. The event raises some much-needed cash for organizers of the annual Atlanta Pride Festival, while also providing a fun morning ride of 10 or 20 miles that starts at Stonecrest Mall in DeKalb Mall. 7:30 a.m. $25

PLAY BALL: The Hotlanta Softball League opens its 2009 season — after a week’s delay due to rain — at its new home on the fields of the Southside Softball Complex on Jonesboro Road in southeast Atlanta. 9 a.m.(View the Project Q Atlanta photo album from the league’s preseason clinic.)

EASTER BONNETS: The Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus continues its busy spring event season with Put a Bonnet On It. The event at Blake’s on the Park is a fundraiser for the chorus. Wear a bonnet and you’ll receive a free shooter. 1 p.m. (View the Project Q Atlanta photo album from the AGMC’s Big Wig Party.)

TEA DANCE: Joining Hearts offers up Change of Seasons Tea Dance with DJ Mike Pope at Amsterdam. Mark your calendar for Joining Hearts 22, set for July 25. 4 p.m. $20

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