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 9-9-19

GALA Office Hours this week: today, 9/9 - 1pm-5pm, 9/10 1pm-5pm, 9/11 9am-11:30am, 1pm-3pm, 5:30pm-8pm, 9/13 1pm-5pm

We still have some tickets left for the Train Excursion on Friday September 20th - this is going to be a fabulous trip over the Cuesta Grade on Amtrak with LGBTQ+ friends - ending up wine tasting (included)  to good music. Food trucks and/or bring your picnic. Call 805-541-4252 to sign up or get more details!

Monday September 9th

7pm-9pm Walt Whitman Gay Men’s Book Club meets at the GALA Center

Tuesday September 10th

6pm-8pm Trans*Teen Support Group at the GALA Center - pizza is provided!

6:15pm-7:45pm Stand Strong Parent Support Group meets at Petra.

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

6pm-9pm LGBTQ+ Night at Broad Street Public House

Wednesday September 11th

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

6:30pm-8:30pm Suzie Walsh, LGBTQ+ liaison of the SLO PD will bring the Drug Endangered Children presentation recently given to PACT.

Thursday September 12th

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

Friday September 13th

7pm-10pm Free-for-all Movie Night at the GALA Center

6pm-9pm Queer Night Out at Fossil Wine Bar in Atascadero

Sunday September 15th

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:

7pm Wednesday September 18th, and 25th Not Your Grandma's Square Dancing at the SLO Guild Hall. LGBTQ+ led, and all are welcome! (First time is free!)

6pm-9pm Saturday September 21st Diamond Adult World presents Queer Night Out at their Grover Beach location

6pm-9pm Friday September 27th LGBTQ+ Night at Asuncion Ridge Winery

6pm-9pm Tuesday October 1st  LGBTQ+ Night at Broad Street Public House

5:30 pm Wednesday October 2nd The S Word -  Suicide Prevention Forum 2019 will be held at Park Cinemas in Paso Robles.

6pm-9pm Wednesday October 2nd 5 Cities Hope presents Queer Night at the Slice

6pm-8pm Saturday October 12th the newly formed Lompoc Pride Alliance is hosting its first Saturday night social featuring an Open Mic and snacks to share! Community Room, VOTF 3346 Constellation Rd. Lompoc CA 93436 Email:

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

6pm-9pm Monday November 4th - LGBTQ+ Night at Broad Street Public House

Click here for the GALA Events Calendar