GALA Specific group dates/times/locations can be found on the Event/Groups Calendar.

All events are linked to event pages when applicable.


GALA Board meeting: First Tuesday of each month

Art after Dark at the GALA Center, first Friday of each month at the GALA Center (1060 Palm, SLO)


What’s Going On Week of 10-21-19

GALA Office Hours this week: Today 1pm-4pm, 10/21 1pm-6pm, 10/22 noon-3pm, 10/24 10am-3pm

We are still looking for a tenant to share our beautiful downtown office space. Please share the attached flyer with anyone who might be interested - call or send a note to with questions!

Monday October 21st

6pm-8pm Covenant of the Holy Madonnas meets at the GALA Center

6pm-8pm CCKC Presents BDSM 101 Class at the GALA Center

6pm-7pm Black Legacies of the Queer Harlem Renaissance at the Cal Poly Multicultural Center 

Tuesday October 22nd

6pm-8pm Trans*Teen Peer Support Group meets at the GALA Center

6:15pm-7:45pm Stand Strong Parent/Guardian Support Group at Petra restaurant SLO

7pm-9pm Trans*Tuesday at the GALA Center

6pm-7pm From Cafes to Today - Transgender History in the US at the Cal Poly Multicultural Center

Wednesday, October 23rd

6pm-8pm Bi+ Support Group at the GALA Center 

5pm-7pm Pumpkin Carving with 5 Cities Hope at CAPSLO’s The Center in Arroyo Grande

Thursday, October 24th

6pm-8pm Q Youth (12-18) and R Youth (18-26) meet at the GALA Center

Friday October 25th

6pm-9pm LGBTQ+ Night at Asuncion Ridge Winery, 725 12th Street, Paso Robles

8pm-12pm Homoween Dance hosted by Cal Poly Queer and Transgender Student Union 

Saturday October 26th

6pm-9pm Tranz Central Coast North County Support Group at the Community Church of Atascadero

Sunday October 27th

10-11:30am Stand Strong therapists are running a no cost LGBTQ+ domestic violence survivor support group at the GALA Center.

Noon - the newly formed North County Hope group is meeting in Cambria for the Scarecrow festival, including going for lunch. If you’d like to join contact for details of where to meet. Or join the Facebook group at:

5:30pm-7:30pm Rainbow Dungeons and Dragons (5E) at the GALA Center - new players welcome any time!

7pm-8pm Sunday Night Rap/LGBT AA Group meets in the Hatler Memorial Library

Coming Up:

5pm-9pm Saturday October 26th - 5 Cities Hope presents Fright Night at the Center

9pm October 30th and 6pm and 9pm October 31st SLO Queerdos presents Rocky Horror at SLO Brew Rock

8pm-12am Friday November 1st, House of Pride and Equality presents Dia de los Muertos celebration  at 506 S J Street, Lompoc: “Join our community and celebrate Dia de Los Muertos with us in Lompoc.  We will have a community altar setup in rememberance of our loved ones. DJ Suz will be rocking the house with some awesome beats! The event is FREE! We will play Joteria, food and drinks available for purchase.  This is a 21+ event; you are welcome to BYOB (Bring Your Own Booze)”

6pm-9pm Mon November 11th Annual Meeting Please join us at the SLO Library (995 Palm Street) Community Room for our Annual Town Hall Meeting. We will share the results of our board elections, discuss the upcoming bylaws and name change, and talk about anything else of interest to our constituents.  Light refreshments will be provided.


Click here for the GALA Events Calendar