• October Social – Gaspar’s Grotto

    • Thursday, October 16
    • 6 – 10 PM
    • Gaspar’s Grotto – 1805 E. Seventh Ave., Tampa, FL 33605

    Join Balance Tampa Bay for our Monthly Social on October 16, 2014 at Gaspar’s Grotto in Ybor. Drink discounts and free light hors-devours including chips, salsa, guacamole, empanadas, $4 Naked Turtle and Captain Morgan, $2 PBR and Rolling Rock, $2 Beer and a Shot and two Fireball shots for $5.

    Bring your friends.

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  • Open Arms Homeless Ministry

    • Sunday, October 5, 2014
    • 7:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    • Hyde Park United Methodist Church – 500 W. Platt St. Tampa, FL 33606

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    We will be helping Hyde Park United Methodist Church and feeding the homeless. We need 12-18 volunteers who can help with food prep, serving, clean up, and can assist in the church’s dental clinic.

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  • October Service Event – Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – An Evening with John Waters

    • Saturday, October 4
    • 4:30 – 10 PM
    • Tampa Theater – 711 N. Franlin Street, Tampa, FL 33602

    The Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival needs help from Balance Tampa Bay members with their Saturday, October 4th an Evening with John Waters.

    We’ll need volunteers between 4:30 and 10. We will be doing shifts so if you can’t commit for the whole night, we’ll be happy to have your help even if it’s just for a couple of hours.

    Volunteers will be needed for taking tickets, ushering, distributing pre-paid John Waters books to ticket holders, assisting with the book signing after the event, selling drink tickets, checking IDs/arm bands, pouring beer/drinks and general clean up of the Theatre after the performance.

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  • September Social – Beef O’Brady’s & Painting with a Twist

    • Thursday, September 18
    • 6 – 10 PM
    • Beef O’Brady’s – 2819 S MacDill Ave. Tampa, Fl 33629
    • Painting with a Twist –  2821 S MacDill Ave. Tampa, FL 33629

    Please join Balance Tampa Bay for our first “Social with a Twist”.

    The Social: The event will start off with our traditional Social at Beef O’Bradys from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Beef’s will be serving up complimentary appetizers (chips with queso & salsa, and boneless wings. Drink specials will include $3.99 house cocktails and $1.00 off pints. As always, the social is free for Balance Tampa Bay members and guests.

    The Twist: Channel your inner Picasso as we head next door to Painting with a Twist. The talented team of instructors from Painting with a Twist will guide us step by step through the featured painting for Balance Tampa Bay in their private party room. Follow along exactly or modify to create your own unique masterpiece. You take your painting home to hang for all to see and admire. For those that prefer a little inspiration, Painting with a Twist does maintain a BYOB policy – and also has wine for purchase. Space is limited and reservations will be handled on a first come, first served basis. The cost for the two hour session (including all supplies) is $35. If you want to join us for at Painting with a Twist, please register by September 10th .

    PLEASE NOTE: RSVPing to the Social on Balance’s Facebook event does NOT save your spot for painting. You must register directly through Painting with a Twist via the event registration link and password below:

    http://www.paintingwithatwist.com/events/viewEvent.aspx?eventID=273773

    Registration Password: BALANCE

    Bring your friends.

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  • September Service Event – AIDS Walk Tampa Bay

    • Saturday, September 6
    • 8 AM
    • 701 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

    Lace up your shoes and join the Balance Tampa Bay AIDS Walk team Saturday, September 6. Here’s how you do it.

    Click this link – http://www.aidswalktampabay.org/BalanceTampaBay

    Then click the “Search for Walkers” link at the top of the page and enter “Balance.” From there, click the “Join” link and follow the on-screen instructions to create your user ID and personal page which you can customize and set your personal goal.

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  • Open Arms Homeless Ministry

    • Sunday, September 7, 2014
    • 7:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    • Hyde Park United Methodist Church – 500 W. Platt St. Tampa, FL 33606

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    We will be helping Hyde Park United Methodist Church and feeding the homeless. We need 12-18 volunteers who can help with food prep, serving, clean up, and can assist in the church’s dental clinic.

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  • August Social – Eddie V’s

    • Thursday, August 28
    • 6 – 8 PM
    • Eddie V’s – 4400 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607

    Catch up with everyone in Balance Tampa Bay or come out and meet the group for the first time at Eddie V’s.

    This social will feature free appetizers (mini crab cakes, goat cheese crostinis and calamari) and $10 Grey Goose or Bombay Sapphire martinis or premium glasses of wine.

    Bring your friends.

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  • August Fitness Event – Trampoline Fitness Class

    • Monday, August 18
    • 6:00 – 7:15PM
    • AirHeads Tampa – 5072 West Linebaugh Ave, Tampa, Florida 33624

    Jump on this opportunity fast. We’re taking a trampoline fitness class at AirHeads in Tampa Monday, August 18 from 6-7:15 PM. The class features intense cardio, stability, toning and coordination for all fitness levels. The class costs $10 paid to AirHeads at the door.

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  • Drag Queen Bingo – Supporting Balance Tampa Bay’s AIDS Walk Team

    • Sunday, August 17
    • 7 PM
    • 1600 8th Ave, 2nd Floor, Tampa, Florida 33605


    Drag Queen Bingo at Hamburger Mary’s – Ybor to support our AIDS Walk Tampa Bay team. $10 for 10 games and 10 chances to win a great prize.

    We’ll also be accepting cash and check donations for the AIDS Walk Tampa Bay team.

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  • August Service – Francis House Moving Day

    Come join Balance Tampa Bay for our August Service Event Saturday, August 9 from 9AM – noon at Francis House. Francis House is committed to providing HIV supportive services in a safe environment designed to encourage and empower those affected to become self-sufficient members of our community. It promises as always to be a great service event, so round up some friends and come help a truly outstanding community organization.

    What to expect: Balance Tampa Bay will be helping Francis House to move into their new building, so bring your work clothes and get ready to move things, build things, and set things up.

    http://www.francishouse.org/

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