The Weekend: 13 gay things to do

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NETWORKING: Join the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce for its 4th Friday Networking. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. at the PB&J Gallery in Kirkwood. $15

SPIKE IT: The Hotlanta Volleyball Association continues its spring league. On tap for 7 p.m. Friday: Recreation league play at Agnes Scott College.

PINK PARTY: YouthPride holds a fundraisr on Friday hosted by drag personality Nicole Paige Brooks. The dance event kicks off at 8 p.m. at the group’s Edgewood Avenue offices. $3 gets you in the door, but bring an ID to prove that you’re 13 to 24 or you’ll be turned away.

SOMETHING DIFFERENT: Rev. Dr. Kathi Martin, a lesbian minister, wants to offer something a little different for a Friday evening with Interactive Cafe. She’s pitching the evening as “not a church, not a club.” The evening begins at 8 p.m. at Friends Meeting House on DeKalb Ave. Find a few more details from Southern Voice.

LESBIAN DUO: Halcyon performs at My Sisters’ Room in East Atlanta. Show time is 10:30 p.m. on Friday. DJ Vicki Powell follows. $10.

SEDUCTIVE SPECTACLE: Dances in Air brings “Cirque Du Soiree,” an interactive, seductive spectacle, to Bellissima in Midtown. Performers dance on trapeze, defy gravity on silks and perform acrobatic feats. The show starts at 10 p.m. on Friday.

BEER BUST: The Wet Demons of the Hotlanta Softball League are holding a beer bust on Saturday — rain or shine — to benefit the team and YouthPride, the team’s official charity for the upcoming season. The event starts at noon at Joe’s on Juniper. $10 gets you all of the beer you can drink, a raffle and door prizes.

SCRUM: The Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club takes to the pitch on Saturday for a match against High Country. Game time is 4 p.m. at Coan Middle School in Kirkwood.

ROLLER GIRLS: The Atlanta Rollergirls open their fifth season of mayhem on Saturday at the Taarab Shrine Center in Midtown. Bouts are set for 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $12 per bout.

LOVE FOR ALL SEASONS: Chris Kids holds its “Seasons of Love VII” fundraiser on Saturday at the Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech. Tickets start at $35 for the 8 p.m. event.

MANNY: C2 Productions brings popular Los Angeles-based DJ Manny Lehman for his first stop at Jungle. The music begins at 10 p.m. Cover is $10 before 11 p.m.; $20 after.

CRUNK IT UP: My Sisters’ Room hosts the Feminist Outlawz Crunk Fest on Sunday. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the show, which includes comedy, burlesque and an art sale. $6.

SHE’S BACK: Charlie Brown continues her resurgence with the “X-Rated Cabaret” at Artistry on Peachtree Street. The Sunday show starts at 9 p.m. The show is a production of Navigation ATL.

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