TOP PICKS: 5 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

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Valley Youth House is having their 6th Annual "Always Bet On Youth" charity event this Friday night!

Valley Youth House throws its sixth-annual “Always Bet On Youth” charity event this Friday night.


Opening Reception: “Look Closer: The Work of Michael Newman and Stuart Alter”
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street; all ages.

William Way Center LGBT Community Center welcomes spring with an incredible collection of local queer artwork from two notable visionaries. Come join them as they kick off an exhibition that will run from through April 29th.

Sixth-Annual Always Bet On Youth Casino Night
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Crystal Tea Room, 100 East Penn Square; over 21.

Valley Youth House honors and celebrates LGBTQ youth with a fabulous charity masquerade casino night featuring an awards show, silent auction, and more. Tickets can be purchased online, with various special accommodations and offers.

Club Congress at The Dolphin
10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
The Dolphin Tavern, 1539 South Broad Street; over 21.

Tommy Cornelis makes a special guest appearance at this epic party of ’80s chi party bombs, ’90s deep hardcore, rave classics, and more. Tickets can be purchased online, with various special accommodations and offers.


4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Boxers PHL, 1330 Walnut Street; over 21.

St. Patrick’s Day parties kick off at Boxers with a no-cover event. Get there early — the expected warm weather will have this event packed before you can see the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

Green Party at Rainbow Mountain
8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Rainbow Mountain, 210 Mount Nebo Road, East Stroudsburg; over 21.

Rainbow Mountain is going green this weekend in the best way — szhow up with green on in honor of St. Patty’s Day and you’ll get a free drink.

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