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Northwest Leather Calendar
The current week’s worth of the following information is sent out via e-mail on a weekly basis to a number of mailing lists (SML-info , SeattleLeatherMen ,LeatherPDX ) and to a few individuals who repackage it for other lists.  If you know of a mailing list which would welcome this weekly message, or if you would like to receive and individual copy by e-mail, please contact us.
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This information is aimed especially at the Seattle gay male leather community, but covers events throughout the greater Pacific Northwest region which may be of interest to other segments of the leather community as well.
For details on what this means, click here.
Events produced by Seattle Men in Leather (and which qualify for Club Colors) are in bold.
About how we list Out-of-Town Events
About how we list Bear, Rodeo, Country-Western, etc., Events
About how we list Pansexual and Workshop Events
For corrections and additions, please contact us.
Please note that the weekly mailing usually goes out on Tuesday night.  Items received after 6:00 pm Monday may not make it into the e-mail version of the calendar for that week, but they will still be included in the web version.
All events are subject to change without notice.
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Leather= Leather
(may be men-only or mixed)
  Men= Men (usually sex-themed,
not specifically leather)
  Pride= Pride Celebration
Fisting= Fisting   Watersports= Watersports   Boys= Leatherboys   Rubber= Rubber   Uniform= Uniform   Boots= Boots   Bikers= Bikers
Bears= Bears   Country-Western Dance= Country-Western Dance   Rodeo= Rodeo   Square Dancing= Square Dancing   Pups= Pups   Drag= Drag
Queer= Queer & Kinky   Women= Women
(men may or may not be welcome)
  Pansexual= Pansexual
(gay men welcome)
  Workshop= Workshop
(may be non-sexual, gay men welcome)

 

January 2021
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
     
     
         
   

 

February 2021
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
   
       
Valentine’s Day
     
       
Presidents’ Day (US)
 
Family Day (CA)
     

If your group serves the Pacific Northwest’s gay men’s leather (etc.) community, please contact us to have your events listed.

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January 2021
Monday, January 18
No events listed.
Tuesday, January 19
Country-Western DanceRain Country Line Dancing
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 7:00–9:00 pm with lesson @ 7:30 pm
Lessons: Stitches + Sick Of Me recap / Instructor: Jim / DJ: Jim
We may not be able to get together to dance at this time, but we can still dance together.  At the same time.  Socially distanced but in synch.  Join us on the Zoom video conference system — install it on your phone, tablet, or laptop (it’s free), call into the “meeting”, and set your device where you can see other people dancing.  (You may also be able to cast to a TV and set your device in front of it.)  Jim will DJ a bunch of our Tuesday night favorites, and we can all dance — or have a beverage and just watch, and use Zoom’s chat feature.  We will also try to add a lesson into the mix.  A 6x6 space would be best, but you may be able to work with a smaller space than that.  (NOTE: if you will be dancing on carpet, you’ve got to have slick-soled shoes or you might hurt your knees or ankles.  It’s a lot different from dancing on a wood floor.)
Here is the link to the meeting.  Go into Gallery Mode so you can see everyone who is in the meeting.  Oh, and be sure to Start Video so we can see you, too.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/181948351?pwd=KzN0ZEI1YW8yNlczQm1zYXJudnlvZz09 (ID: 181 948 351 / Pass: 522008)
Wednesday, January 20
BearsCigar Bear Night
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 5:00–10:00 pm
This is will be the next edition of the Puget Sound Cigar Bears (virtual) meetup (via Zoom).  Join in for the inauguration edition light up your cigar or pipe in celebration of American democracy continuing.  Visit the Facebook page on Wednesday afternoon for the Zoom link.

Thursday, January 21
LeatherGet Kinky
Online via TBD (from Vancouver, BC), 7:00–9:00 pm
Kink in its many forms is a sub-community and/or interests that many individuals across the sexual spectrum have enjoyed throughout human history, yet to this day, it remains a mystery to many people.  Too often, there is a lot of misinformation about what “Kink” is/isn’t which further alienates people who have not yet had the opportunity to experience it as well as those who might have had a negative experience with it, and so, we have put together “Get Kinky” — a four-part community-organized online series to introduce, learn, discuss and demonstrate what Kink is.  This will be a safe environment for you no matter what your experience level with kink play is.  We plan to have guest practitioners, experienced in some of the facets of kink and hope to make your experience fun, and informative.  To register, please e-mail register@checkhimout.ca.  Our program coordinator will contact you back with the online meeting details.  Facilitated by Glenn Preston.
Session Two: Types of Kink Play — Decode all the different acronyms used in the world of kink play, and learn about the different types of play as well as how to have kink fun with items you already have around the house.
Leather3rd Thursday Leather Social
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 8:00–10:00 pm
Join us on Thursday night for an online version of SML’s 3rd Thursday Leather Social.  We will use the Zoom video conference system, complete with breakout rooms so smaller groups can chat more easily.  Gear up, grab yourself a beverage (adult or otherwise), and join us for some quality leathermen time.  Gear It Up!  This is a *leather* (and such) social, so it’s time to break some gear out of the closet and drawers and bins — something casual, or full BLUF formal, if you like.  Rubber, puppy, uniform, whatever floats your kink boat that night!  Bigger screens are better, of course (we’re all size queens in our way!), so if you have a tablet or laptop, that’s better than a phone.  And if you can cast to your TV, so much the better.)
Zoom link will be provided to SML members via email and in the Facebook on the day of the event.
Friday, January 22
Country-Western DanceVirtual LGBT Line Dance Explosion MOVED
Moved to January 29.
Saturday, January 23
LeatherLeather Azimuth General Meeting for Q1
Online via Zoom (from Pasco, WA), 2:00–4:00 pm
Our Quarterly Meeting for Q1 will of course be held virtually, and we will help steer the organization forward for 2021.  If you are not yet a Leather Azimuth member, but are interested in joining, a general meeting is a great way to see how the business of the organization takes place.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81691971117?pwd=dURLMGlUT2dxZHZEeUt5YndJL202dz09
WorkshopNorth West Cigar Social
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 3:00–5:00 pm
North West Cigar Society is a group for cigar lovers both beginners and enthusiasts.  It doesn’t matter if you are seasoned smoker, you love the smell, or you just enjoy the way cigar smoke dances through the air — you are all welcome.
LeatherwomenWorkshopDigesting the Feelings Workshop
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 6:00–9:00 pm / $10 (buy online)
We will discuss how to shape organizations to help fit those from all generations in our community.  We will talk about the strengths and weaknesses of all generations and determine how each can help the other both socially and politically.  We will talk about how mentorships benefit all, no matter the age or experience level and will discuss effective communication tips for cross generational leadership and social activities.  Presented by Tyesha Best.
BearsBearracuda — Seattle Virtual Party & Jockstrap Contest
Online via TBD (from Seattle), 9:00 pm–12:00 am / $10 suggested donation (split between the event staff; Venmo @ Lumbertwink or PayPal)
DJs Mateo Segade and Matt Stands.  Jockstrap Contest @ 10:30 pm.  Visit Facebook event or Bearrucda event web page day-of for the video conference link.
LeatherL.U.R.E. Fetish Gear Night
Eagle Portland (835 N. Lombard, Portland), 9:00 pm / $3 (no cover in fetish gear)
Leather, Uniforms, Rubber, Etc.  Every 4th Saturday join us in fetish gear for free entry,a nd priority line access; $1 liquor and micros, too!
We are excited to welcome you all back!  Things are a little different now and we ask for your help in keeping each other and our staff safe by following some new policies and procedures designed around Oregons Phase-1 guidelines.  25 person capacity with distancing required in wait line.  Other state-mandataed requirements regarding group size, masks, etc.; see website for full details.
Sunday, January 24
PuppyPDX PAH Zoomies!
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 2:00–5:00 pm
We all need a little bit of casual socializing where there is no pressure to mosh, play games, or do anything in particular.  Join us for Zoomies, a chill decompression at the end of the month to chat with other pets while you go about your normal day, play video games, work on some art projects, or just roll around in bed on a lazy Sunday afternoon.
Monday, January 25
LeatherwomenBad Girls Board Meeting
Details unknown (Portland), 6:45–8:45 pm
Info: (no event info available)
All current Bad Girls members are invited to join us at our monthly board meeting.  We hope to see you there.
STATUS UNKNOWN.  Could occur online.
PuppyPuppy Game Night
Online via TBD (from Seattle), 7:00–9:00 pm
Not ready for the weekend to end?  Still looking for more Pup socialization?  You’re in luck!  It’s time for Boardgame night!  We are currently providing game night via online fun.  Link to be provided day of.
Tuesday, January 26
Country-Western DanceRain Country Line Dancing
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 7:00–9:00 pm with lesson @ 7:30 pm
Lessons: Recap night (Stitches, London, Wild Night) / Instructor: Jim / DJ: Jim
Line Dance Step Sheets and Videos: rather than full teaches, we will recap Stitches (from last week) plus two more advanced dances (London, Wild Night)
We may not be able to get together to dance at this time, but we can still dance together.  At the same time.  Socially distanced but in synch.  Join us on the Zoom video conference system — install it on your phone, tablet, or laptop (it’s free), call into the “meeting”, and set your device where you can see other people dancing.  (You may also be able to cast to a TV and set your device in front of it.)  Jim will DJ a bunch of our Tuesday night favorites, and we can all dance — or have a beverage and just watch, and use Zoom’s chat feature.  We will also try to add a lesson into the mix.  A 6x6 space would be best, but you may be able to work with a smaller space than that.  (NOTE: if you will be dancing on carpet, you’ve got to have slick-soled shoes or you might hurt your knees or ankles.  It’s a lot different from dancing on a wood floor.)
Here is the link to the meeting.  Go into Gallery Mode so you can see everyone who is in the meeting.  Oh, and be sure to Start Video so we can see you, too.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/181948351?pwd=KzN0ZEI1YW8yNlczQm1zYXJudnlvZz09 (ID: 181 948 351 / Pass: 522008)
Wednesday, January 27
LeatherVML Hump Day Leather Social
The Junction (1138 Davie St., Vancouver, BC), 6:00–10:00 pm
Every Wednesday VML members get together and socialize for our Hump Day Leather Social.  The Junction has a $10 wing and beer special or $14 burger and beer.  If you can’t make it early, we usually head over to The Pumpjack Pub for some pool and beverages around 8:00 pm.  Feel free to bring a friend or two, all are welcome!
Thursday, January 28
LeatherGet Kinky
Online via TBD (from Vancouver, BC), 7:00–9:00 pm
Kink in its many forms is a sub-community and/or interests that many individuals across the sexual spectrum have enjoyed throughout human history, yet to this day, it remains a mystery to many people.  Too often, there is a lot of misinformation about what “Kink” is/isn’t which further alienates people who have not yet had the opportunity to experience it as well as those who might have had a negative experience with it, and so, we have put together “Get Kinky” — a four-part community-organized online series to introduce, learn, discuss and demonstrate what Kink is.  This will be a safe environment for you no matter what your experience level with kink play is.  We plan to have guest practitioners, experienced in some of the facets of kink and hope to make your experience fun, and informative.  To register, please e-mail register@checkhimout.ca.  Our program coordinator will contact you back with the online meeting details.  Facilitated by Glenn Preston.
Session Three: Roles, Rules and Responsibilities — Explore the different roles involved in kink play, and discover the different responsibilities and considerations behind each role.
PuppyVAN-PAH Monthly Directors’ Meeting
Online via Zoom (from Vancouver, BC), 7:00–9:00 pm
Monthly meeting of the VAN-PAH Directors.  Zoom link will be sent the week of the meeting.
Friday, January 29
Country-Western DanceVirtual LGBT Line Dance Explosion
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 8:00–10:30 pm (lessons @ 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm)
We’re hoping to be a bit more social and connection-oriented this time around, and we’ll try out some social breaks to catch up with each other and chat about things between dances.  So even if you don’t feel like dancing, drop in to say hello!  Before the dance you can check out our website, stomptown.org, and see a list of our common dances with teaching videos and step sheets on the “Instructions” page.  DJ Ra will be spinning your favorite line dances, and you can join in by video from your living room!  Join us on Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/449604231.
This week: TBD
Saturday, January 30
PuppyVAN-PAH Virtual Social
Online via Zoom (from Vancouver, BC), 7:00–9:00 pm
Come on out for a social evening online with everyone from our puppy and pet community.  Wear your leather, rubber, fuzzy, or whatever other gear you want.  Of course, gear is admired but never required.  Having fun is the only requirement.  Conference call etiquette applies.  Please mute your mic when not speaking or to lessen background noise!  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82888289944?pwd=bWFYaG0waVpDZHJpa01Wak1FTGFYQT09 (ID: 828 8828 9944 / Pass: VPSL0130)
Sunday, January 31
No events listed.
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February 2021
Monday, February 1
LeatherSeattle Men in Leather Board
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 7:00–8:30 pm
Monthly board meeting, only SML members may attend.  Contact president@seattlemeninleather.org for details and the Zoom meeting ID.
Tuesday, February 2
PansexualPortland Leather Alliance Board Meeting
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 7:00–10:00 pm
The PLA is still meeting, and you can join us.  You can find the information in our Group on FetLife.  This is a good opportunity to meet your board members and learn more about what the PLA is working on.  If you are joining late, please do not announce your attendance.  If you have noise in the background, please mute your microphone unless you are getting ready to speak.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88627885638?pwd=Uis3U3hobUUvblVuZDRBVldDcEpiQT09 (ID: 886 2788 5638 / Pass: 241342)
Country-Western DanceRain Country Line Dancing
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 7:00–9:00 pm with lesson @ 7:30 pm
Lessons: I’m No Good / Instructor: Jim / DJ: Jim
We may not be able to get together to dance at this time, but we can still dance together.  At the same time.  Socially distanced but in synch.  Join us on the Zoom video conference system — install it on your phone, tablet, or laptop (it’s free), call into the “meeting”, and set your device where you can see other people dancing.  (You may also be able to cast to a TV and set your device in front of it.)  Jim will DJ a bunch of our Tuesday night favorites, and we can all dance — or have a beverage and just watch, and use Zoom’s chat feature.  We will also try to add a lesson into the mix.  A 6x6 space would be best, but you may be able to work with a smaller space than that.  (NOTE: if you will be dancing on carpet, you’ve got to have slick-soled shoes or you might hurt your knees or ankles.  It’s a lot different from dancing on a wood floor.)
Here is the link to the meeting.  Go into Gallery Mode so you can see everyone who is in the meeting.  Oh, and be sure to Start Video so we can see you, too.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/181948351?pwd=KzN0ZEI1YW8yNlczQm1zYXJudnlvZz09 (ID: 181 948 351 / Pass: 522008)
Wednesday, February 3
No events listed.
Thursday, February 4
LeatherwomenBad Girls New Member Orientation and Safety & Etiquette Workshop DARK
Quarterly event: March, June, September, December.
LeatherGet Kinky
Online via TBD (from Vancouver, BC), 7:00–9:00 pm
Kink in its many forms is a sub-community and/or interests that many individuals across the sexual spectrum have enjoyed throughout human history, yet to this day, it remains a mystery to many people.  Too often, there is a lot of misinformation about what “Kink” is/isn’t which further alienates people who have not yet had the opportunity to experience it as well as those who might have had a negative experience with it, and so, we have put together “Get Kinky” — a four-part community-organized online series to introduce, learn, discuss and demonstrate what Kink is.  This will be a safe environment for you no matter what your experience level with kink play is.  We plan to have guest practitioners, experienced in some of the facets of kink and hope to make your experience fun, and informative.  To register, please e-mail register@checkhimout.ca.  Our program coordinator will contact you back with the online meeting details.  Facilitated by Glenn Preston.
Session Four: Kink Play, Safety and Etiquette —  Learn how to care for yourself and your partner and make sure that kink play is kept safe for everyone.  Also learn some universal kink play manners and find out about resources to expand your knowledge about kink etiquette.

Friday, February 5
LeatherSeattle Men in Leather Friday Social
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 8:00–10:00 pm
Join us on Friday night for an online version of SML’s 1st Friday Leather Social.  We will use the Zoom video conference system, complete with breakout rooms so smaller groups can chat more easily.  Gear up, grab yourself a beverage (adult or otherwise), and join us for some quality leathermen time.  Gear It Up!  This is a *leather* (and such) social, so it’s time to break some gear out of the closet and drawers and bins — something casual, or full BLUF formal, if you like.  Rubber, puppy, uniform, whatever floats your kink boat that night!  Bigger screens are better, of course (we’re all size queens in our way!), so if you have a tablet or laptop, that’s better than a phone.  And if you can cast to your TV, so much the better.)
Zoom link will be provided to SML members via email and in the Facebook on the day of the event.
Saturday, February 6
PuppyVancouver Puppy Mosh
Online via Zoom (from Vancouver, BC), 2:00–4:00 pm
Put on your gear and wag your tail for the webcam!  We’re hosting a virtual mosh to close the social distances during these dire times.  Conference call etiquette applies.  Gear is allowed, but no nudity like a public mosh.  Please mute your mic when not speaking or to lessen background noise.  Some functions may require the Raise Hand feature to participate.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84766151823?pwd=WmRObkVMd0ZxMWJFRmhBV1V0QWdWZz09 (ID: 847 6615 1823 / Pass: VPMH0102)
BearsNorthwest Bears Board Meeting
Details unknown (Seattle), 3:30–5:30 pm
All club members are invited to attend the board of directors’ monthly planning meeting.  Come and share your ideas, or just listen in on what your club is up to.
STATUS UNKNOWN.  Could occur online.
LeatherLeather Azimuth Leather & Fetish Social
Online via Zoom (from Pasco, WA), 7:00–9:00 pm
Theme: TBD Master Talon will be hosting an open-forum style visit about negotiations and what it takes to steer them to your needs wherever you may be along your leather/BDSM journey.  Feel free to log in a bit early and often folks will stay on later than the appointed time span, so don’t forget to charge your device.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84958913776?pwd=Yi9aaTRGbm9IRy9NTTVWN1Exb0NyQT09
Sunday, February 7
LeatherKnights of Mantra–Jet Chapter Meeting
Online via TBD (from Seattle), 2:00 pm
Knights of Mantra meet online on the first Sunday of every month.  Contact the Knights of Mantra at kofmjetchapter@gmail.com for details.
Monday, February 8
LeatherwomenSeattle Women in Leather Social and Meeting DARK
Quarterly meetings: 2nd Monday of January, April, July, and October.
Tuesday, February 9
LeatherwomenKinky Women’s Munch
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 7:00–9:00 pm
Our monthly munch is for self-identified women interested in meeting others in the BDSM and kink communities.  (You decide whether we’re the group for you; more information on our front page.)  Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/272007983?pwd=Wm1ReFRld2o1b2RWZnBuSEVqeGEwdz09
Country-Western DanceRain Country Line Dancing
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 7:00–9:00 pm with lesson @ 7:30 pm
Lessons: Call Me Señorita + I’m No Good recap / Instructor: Pete / DJ: Jim
We may not be able to get together to dance at this time, but we can still dance together.  At the same time.  Socially distanced but in synch.  Join us on the Zoom video conference system — install it on your phone, tablet, or laptop (it’s free), call into the “meeting”, and set your device where you can see other people dancing.  (You may also be able to cast to a TV and set your device in front of it.)  Jim will DJ a bunch of our Tuesday night favorites, and we can all dance — or have a beverage and just watch, and use Zoom’s chat feature.  We will also try to add a lesson into the mix.  A 6x6 space would be best, but you may be able to work with a smaller space than that.  (NOTE: if you will be dancing on carpet, you’ve got to have slick-soled shoes or you might hurt your knees or ankles.  It’s a lot different from dancing on a wood floor.)
Here is the link to the meeting.  Go into Gallery Mode so you can see everyone who is in the meeting.  Oh, and be sure to Start Video so we can see you, too.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/181948351?pwd=KzN0ZEI1YW8yNlczQm1zYXJudnlvZz09 (ID: 181 948 351 / Pass: 522008)
Wednesday, February 10
LeatherEverett Leather Alliance Social
Online via Zoom, 7:00–9:00 pm
Everett Leather Alliance Members, friends, allies and community!   We are getting together online again for the month of May.  Come hang out with your favorite Leather crowd for some fun Karaoke times!  Now, we have some pretty awesome singers in this group, but don’t let that keep you on the sidelines, this is all about getting together for a few hours with all ourleather friends and having a bit of fun.  So grab that brush (aka microphone) +plus your favorite drink and meet us for some virtual musical fun and leather friendship.  Zoom link available on Fetlife event page.
Theme: TBD
LeatherVML Hump Day Leather Social TBD
The Junction (1138 Davie St., Vancouver, BC), 7:30–9:00 pm
VML’s Virtual Hump Day Social.  We all are missing each other and look forward to those who are able to join us.  Gear up, leather, rubber or even puppy gear.  Join us at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9081907204
Thursday, February 11
LeatherwomenWomen’s Rope Enthusiasts Group (WREG)
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 6:00–9:00 pm / $5–10 donation
Come to a women-centered Rope Enthusiast Group.  Practice ties, show off new ties, ask questions about rope practices and issues in a warm and fun environment focused on women tops, bottoms, and switches.  Or just hang out and socialize!  There is a lot of experience here and all the support and encouragement you could ask for!  If you knit and want to bring your knitting, go right ahead!  It is, after all just really small rope, right?  Similar to other rope enthusiast groups, WREG is a place for the ladies to work on their rope bondage skills and techniques.  It is a place for our community to practice, learn, and share.  We encourage you to bring books, questions, friends — anything that will help facilitate your learning.  WREG is open to everyone but with a primary focus on women and female-identified folks.  Men and male-identified folks are welcome to act as practice bottoms for rope work.  Also, chocolate.  If you want to bring something to share, bring chocolate.  It is always appreciated.
Please RSVP on FetLife.
Country-Western DanceRain Country Board Meeting
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 7:00–8:00 pm
Directions/RSVP: info@raincountrydance.org
The monthly business meeting for Rain Country, the Seattle-area GLBTQ country-western dance club.  All members are welcome to attend.  (RSVP so we can get you the Zoom meeting invite.)
Friday–Sunday, February 12–14
LeatherWorkshopVirtual CLAW 9
Online via Zoom (from Cleveland) / $20 and up
Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend presents its monthly set of workshops, parties, and more, keeping the leather community rolling forward during the ongoing lockdown.
Friday: Meet & Greet, 3:00–6:00 pm (times converted from Eastern timezone) TBD
Saturday: Workshops, 11:00 am–4:00 pm (see schedule for details) TBD
Cigar Social, 4:00–6:00 pm
Gear Party, 6:00–9:00 pm
Saturday: Workshops, 11:00 am–4:00 pm (see schedule for details) TBD
Cigar Social and Raffle Drawing, 4:00–6:00 pm
Friday, February 12
Country-Western DanceVirtual LGBT Line Dance Explosion
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 8:00–10:30 pm (lessons @ 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm)
Stomptown will be observing Oregon’s “Pause” and moving our dance to Zoom-only.  Please stay safe, and we hope to see in you in person soon when the situation improves!
This week: TBD, plus recap of TBD.  DJ Jennifer.
PuppyPuppy/Pet Movie Social
Online via Netflix Party (from Portland), 8:00–11:00 pm
Instead of a social this month, PDX PAH will be bringing you a Netflix Party!  Everyone in the party can watch the same movie at the same time and chat with each other on the same screen.  We will be selecting a themed movie in the upcoming weeks and posting updates on here.  Requests are welcome!  Last month we had time for two movies and we plan to do the same this month.  First movie will start shortly after 8:00 pm, the second following a short intermission.  Most movies run about 90 minutes, so expect to see the second movie start around 9:30–9:45 pm.  You can download the extension for free and follow the instructions to get it all set up.  You will also need Chrome and a Netflix account; if you don’t have an account yet, Netflix offers a free 30-day subscription that you can cancel at anytime.  So snuggle up in front of the computer with your snacks, drinks, and blankets, and get ready for a relaxing night with all of us!  Netflix Party extension info: https://www.netflixparty.com/
PuppyPuppy Meet-n-Sniff Social
Online via TBD (from Seattle), 7:00–9:00 pm
Every month, SEA-PAH gets together at our Social, to unwind and socialize with old friends, packmates, and meet new members who may become old friends and packmates.  This is one of our highest-attended events and sees Pups and Handlers of all types coming together to chat, dance, and howl away at the moon all night long.  Link to be provided day of.  Join us and shake your tail with SEA-PAH every month!
Saturday, February 13
PuppySEA-PAH Board Meeting
Online via Google Meet (from Seattle), 11:00 am
Take this opportunity to join your board of Directors for SEA-PAH’s monthly Board Meeting and take an active role in your community.  This is, hands-down, the best way to know what is currently happening in the SEA-PAH community and to offer your ideas and input for future plans and events!  Important!  Since this meeting will be using Google, please take care to edit your username to your liking prior to joining the meeting!  This is an 18+ event.
PuppyPuppy Mosh
Online via TBD (from Seattle), 2:00–5:00 pm
Our public mosh is a great way to let out your inner puppy and socialize with other pups and handlers.  We have moved to online for the for now.  But don’t worry its still a lot of fun.  Come say Hi and meet some new pets and handlers.  Link to be provided day of.  This event is 18+.
PansexualOwners & Slaves Discussion Group
Location unknown (Seattle area), 3:00–5:00 pm
Owner/slave Group meetings and events are open to anyone who is at least 18 years old and has an interest in Owner/slave relationships, Master/slave relationships, Ownership/property relationships, or other Power Differential relationships that are entered into by consenting adults as a lifestyle choice.  One need not be in a relationship to attend.  Each month we have a topic to facilitate discussion.  We do not expect that the discussion will stay on topic and it rarely does.
STATUS UNKNOWN.  Could occur online, no details available.
PansexualMAsT: South Sound
Online via Zoom (from Tacoma), 4:00–5:30 pm
About MAsT South Sound: We are an inclusive and integrated group and would love for you to come talk with us about the fundamentals of healthy power dynamics.  We won’t pretend to know the answers, but instead offer a starting point for discussion in the hopes that we may all reach greater personal and relationship growth.  All types, statuses, labels and identifiers welcome!  After MAsT: Sometimes the conversation is so good that we want to keep it going!  Develop deeper connections and relationships and enjoy further discussion over dinner.  Location: To be announced after meeting.
This month: TBD
Sunday, February 14
Valentine’s Day
PansexualMasters And slaves Together (MAsT) Salem Meeting
Online via TBD (from Salem, OR), 1:00–3:00 pm
MAsT: Salem is a pansexual group that meets monthly for education about, discussion of, and support in power exchange relationships.  If you would like to attend, make a point of introducing yourself to either SilentType or LilMissAnjelle.  If we don’t know you, it’s almost certain you won’t be invited.  We try to respect the privacy of our fellow attendees.  It is not a “drop in” event, so please do arrive no later than the end of the gathering time.  If that is not possible for you, please wait for the next meeting.  If you would like to bring a snack (for yourself or to share) or drinks (for yourself or to share) feel free to do so.  Location details will be provided when we respond to the RSVP’ed folks.  Regarding RSVP: We try to respond to RSVPs no later than a week before the meeting.  If you RSVP in the last week before the meeting, please send a message as well because we will probably be more sporadic in checked to be sure that everyone is attended to.  Included in the RSVP response will be the topic and the location.
This month: TBD
LeatherRose City Cigar Social
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 3:00–5:00 pm
Rose City Leaf & Leather is a group for cigar beginners and enthusiasts.  It doesn’t matter if you are a cigar expert or you just like the smell, a seasoned bootblack or just wanting to learn — all are welcome.
PansexualMasters And slaves Together (MAsT) Seattle
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 4:00–5:30 pm
MAsT meetings are open to anyone who is at least 18 years old and has an interest in Master/slave relationships, Ownership/property relationships, or other Power Differential relationships that are entered into by consenting adults as a lifestyle choice.  Any relationship combination of sexual orientation is welcome to attend.  One need not be in a relationship to attend.  Note that our meetings are for the private use of those attending.  We do not allow recording or use of anything said in our meetings to be repeated in any way or by any method of communication.
This month: TBD
Monday, February 15
President’s Day (US)
Family Day (CA)
No events listed.
Tuesday, February 16
Country-Western DanceRain Country Line Dancing
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 7:00–9:00 pm with lesson @ 7:30 pm
Lessons: TBD + TBD recap / Instructor: TBD / DJ: Jim
Line Dance Step Sheets and Videos: http://www.copperknob.co.uk/stepsheets/TBD.aspx
We may not be able to get together to dance at this time, but we can still dance together.  At the same time.  Socially distanced but in synch.  Join us on the Zoom video conference system — install it on your phone, tablet, or laptop (it’s free), call into the “meeting”, and set your device where you can see other people dancing.  (You may also be able to cast to a TV and set your device in front of it.)  Jim will DJ a bunch of our Tuesday night favorites, and we can all dance — or have a beverage and just watch, and use Zoom’s chat feature.  We will also try to add a lesson into the mix.  A 6x6 space would be best, but you may be able to work with a smaller space than that.  (NOTE: if you will be dancing on carpet, you’ve got to have slick-soled shoes or you might hurt your knees or ankles.  It’s a lot different from dancing on a wood floor.)
Here is the link to the meeting.  Go into Gallery Mode so you can see everyone who is in the meeting.  Oh, and be sure to Start Video so we can see you, too.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/181948351?pwd=KzN0ZEI1YW8yNlczQm1zYXJudnlvZz09 (ID: 181 948 351 / Pass: 522008)
Wednesday, February 17
BearsCigar Bear Night
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 5:00–10:00 pm
Details TBD
LeatherVML Hump Day Leather Social TBD
Online via Zoom (from Vancouver, BC), 7:30–9:00 pm
VML’s Virtual Hump Day Social.  We all are missing each other and look forward to those who are able to join us.  Gear up, leather, rubber or even puppy gear.  Join us at https://zoom.us/j/91986429352?pwd=REdPNFc2cEdDS2lBRVVTVlF5cmkrQT09 (ID: 919 8642 9352 / Pass: 930462)
Thursday, February 18
PuppiesWorkshopPup Crafters Workshop
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 7:00-10:00 pm
Bi-weekly Crafting Meetup.  Are you a crafter?  Interested in learning something?  Just want to be social while we create?  Feel free to join us to hang out and just get some work done.  Join SEA-PAH Secretary Ashe to hang out and relax!  Zoom information will be posted the day of.  18+ event
Leather3rd Thursday Leather Social
Online via Zoom (from Seattle), 8:00–10:00 pm
Join us on Thursday night for an online version of SML’s 3rd Thursday Leather Social.  We will use the Zoom video conference system, complete with breakout rooms so smaller groups can chat more easily.  Gear up, grab yourself a beverage (adult or otherwise), and join us for some quality leathermen time.  Gear It Up!  This is a *leather* (and such) social, so it’s time to break some gear out of the closet and drawers and bins — something casual, or full BLUF formal, if you like.  Rubber, puppy, uniform, whatever floats your kink boat that night!  Bigger screens are better, of course (we’re all size queens in our way!), so if you have a tablet or laptop, that’s better than a phone.  And if you can cast to your TV, so much the better.)
Zoom link will be provided to SML members via email and in the Facebook on the day of the event.
Friday, February 19
LeatherwomenBad Girls Third Friday Discussion
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 7:00–8:30 pm / $1–3 donation
One goal of the Third Friday Discussion is to ponder why, in an atmosphere of respect for all the different perspectives in our community.  Please join us!  Third Friday of the month (except August and December).
Topic: TBD.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/98102391151?pwd=azEwZjFOQmFXb0FKZEdFdU5UQk81UT09 (ID: 981 0239 1151 / Password: 3fd4ever)
Country-Western DanceVirtual LGBT Line Dance Explosion
Dance with Joy Studios (8051 SE 16th Ave., Portland), 8:00–10:00 pm (lessons @ 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm)
We’ll have very generous 8 ft spacing (beyond the 6 ft minimum), five separate bathrooms, and otherwise the space meets or exceeds all OHA requirements.  The Dance With Joy ballroom has a spacious wood dance floor that is easy on the knees and spins like a dream!  There will be a maximum of 12 dancers per night in order to meet the social distancing requirements.  Masks or face shields are required.  We will have masks available at the dance.  We will have reusable water bottles for sale (plus Stomptown stickers!) but you are encouraged to bring your own. We have a water bottle filling station.  We now accept contactless payments by Venmo, Paypal, Zelle ,and credit card.   We can accept cash but we cannot offer change.  If the amount is prohibitive for anyone, we have scholarships available and no one will be turned away for lack of funds.  Since there is a cap of 12 dancers, it is first come, first served but you can preregister to reserve your spot by email.  Can’t make it in person?  We still want to see your beautiful face! Join us by Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/449604231, and free).  We’ll be streaming the lesson and line dances afterwards.
This week: TBD.  DJ Jennifer.
PuppyPDX PAH Movie Night
Onnline via Zoom (from Portland), 8:00–11:00 pm
Movie night!  Get on your couch or into your crate.  Get a big bowl of popcorn.  Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88005779194?pwd=Q3lsam4vMGdDY3JIK1pRQ1k0VnhsQT09 (ID: 880 0577 9194 / Passcode: 930759)
Saturday, February 20
PuppyPDX PAH Board Meeting
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 1:30–3:00 pm
Got ideas for what the pack does?  Want to see how the PAH is run?  Then join our digital board meeting.  I promise it is more exciting than it sounds.
PuppyPDX PAH Puppy Mosh: Digital Mosh
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 3:30–6:00 pm
Come in all your favorite gear, bring your chew toys along, and munch on treats and snacks.  You can even wear the spiky collars and shoes that you can’t at our regular moshes!  We will be using Zoom, a video chat platform that allows up to 100 users to tune in at a time.  All you need is a computer or phone that allows you to tune in; if you don’t have a video camera or mic, you can still chat with folks and see what is happening on the screen.  This format also lets you create a custom username so people can see you by your pet or scene name instead of a legal name.
Notes:
1) Please wear bar-friendly gear.  Tail plugs are ok.
2) This will be a strictly 18+ event.
3) Please refrain from heavier BDSM and sexual play.  While we are all adults, not everyone is comfortable seeing that and you never know who may be tuning in on their lunch break.  Fetish gear, restraints, and light play are okay.
4) While we love squeaky toys and barks and howls, please be mindful of getting them too close to your mics.
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81231881503?pwd=TFpseTV5Zk55bVdhcENlTno4RjM0UT09 (ID: 812 3188 1503 / Passcode: 639102)
Sunday, February 21
LeatherBlackout Leather Productions Board Meeting
Online via Zoom (from Portland), 12:00 noon TBD
PuppySEA-PAH Walkies
TBD (Seattle), 2:00–4:00 pm
Walkies are our social events, targeted to anyone in the community who wants to hang with us pups in a fun environment.  Each month we will have something new to try and enjoy.  Past Walkies have included bowling nights, movie nights, go-kart racing, and karaoke.  There is nothing better than good food and conversation among friends.
This month: TBD
PansexualMasters And slaves Together (MAsT) Portland Discussion Group
Details unknown (Portland), 4:00–6:00 pm / $5 (free for MAsT members, must join MAsT to attend repeatedly)
These meetings are centered around a discussion on a series of topics.  Although there is usually a specific topic announced ahead of time, we also discuss anything that happens to be of importance to those present.  All are welcome — you do not have to be in an M/s relationship to attend or even a member of MAsT.  Please feel free to join us if you are interested in finding out more or sharing your experiences about power exchange relationships.  We do ask that you are respectful of those present.  This is not a play party or munch.
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This information is aimed especially at the Seattle gay male leather community.  Some events are included which might be seen as non-gay, non-male, and/or non-leather; they are included due to the perceived breadth of people who may visit this web page and the crossover nature of events of those types with the gay male leather community.
About Out-of-Town Events: These events are listed below a green line for each date, and include both events throughout the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia) and larger-scope national events (especially those which will be attended by some members of Seattle Men in Leather).  For out-of-Seattle events, we typically only list the most prominent ones (socials, board meetings, and the like).  Activity listings for those groups and those regions may provide a broader listings of events.
About Bear, Rodeo, CW Dance, etc., Events: As above, we pick and choose which of these events to include.  All Seattle-area events are included, but only prominent regional and national events are listed.  (As a rule of thumb, we list board meetings and events at leather bars, but not munches, non-leather dances, etc.)  Activity listings for those groups and those regions may provide a broader listings of events.
About Pansexual and Workshop Events: Also included in the calendar are a selection of events primarily aimed at the kinky straight or pansexual community, but appropriate for or welcoming of gay male (and GLBTQ) leatherfolk. Typically, these are workshops which are not specifically heterosexually themed, but a fewplay parties and weekend events are also included where appropriate. Keeping in mind the gay male leather intent behind this calendar, we list events which have an obvious attraction for and are clearly welcoming of the gay male leather crowd.  (Many “pansexual” events really have nothing to recommend them to gay male leatherfolk: we might not be turned away, but why would we attend?)  Decisions about what to list are informed by the text and imagery of websites and event announcements; if you feel that your event truly should be of interest to gay male leatherfolk and is not currently being listed, please contact us (and check the text and imagery you make available).
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Send your event details to us. We will try to list all leather/fetish events expected to be of interest to the GLBTQ leather community, including both one-time events and recurring ones.  Include the event name, date, time, location, cost for the event, and contact info, plus a short description if available.  Deadline for sending items to be included in the weekly e-mail version of the calendar is Monday at 6:00 pm (Pacific time).  Items and corrections provided at other times will be inserted into the online calendar as they are received (and as we have time).
Disclaimer #1: SoundsKinky is not responsible for either the events listed here nor for the accuracy of the information included.  We apologize if we fail to include your event, but we’re only human.  Sometimes events, vacations, work, and life get in the way.  And you darn well better get it to us before the deadline if you want it in the listings!
Disclaimer #2: Seattle Men in Leather (SML) includes events from other organizations on this list as a service to the community.  Only events which are specifically hosted by Seattle Men in Leather qualify for the SML activity rewards program.
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