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OPALGA is one of the largest community based, multipurpose lesbian and gay membership organizations in Illinois.

Thank you Gala attendees!

Posted on Nov 21, 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended the Scholarship Gala Saturday night! We couldn’t have had such a successful event without you!

2017 Scholarship Gala tickets are sold out!

Posted on Oct 19, 2017

Thank you to everyone who has purchased tickets! We’re looking forward to a great event!

Save the date!

Posted on Aug 23, 2017

Save the Date for the 2017 OPALGA Scholarship Gala November 18, 2017 6:30 PM Carleton Hotel Ball Room in Oak Park Registration information to come!

Volunteer at Greater Chicago Food Depository!

Posted on Jul 26, 2017

Join with friends from OPALGA in an afternoon of volunteer work at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. This is good work, benefits those less fortunate, and is a good way to get to know some of your OPALGA associates. Next Event: July 29 1:00 PM – 3:45 PM. Greater Chicago Food Depository 4100 W. Ann […]

Join us for the July 4th parade!

Posted on Jun 11, 2017

Can you join us? Want to wear a costume? Hand out rainbow flags? Arrive at 9:30, the parade steps off at 10 a.m., July 4 from Longfellow Park at Ridgeland Avenue and Adams Street. The parade marches north on Ridgeland to Augusta Street, turning east to disperse near Whittier Elementary School at Harvey Avenue. The […]

Volunteer at the Greater Chicago Food Depository

Posted on Mar 17, 2017

Join with friends from OPALGA in an afternoon of volunteer work at the Food Depository on April 1 at 1:00 PM ’til 3:45 PM. We’ve done this before and it is good work, benefits those less fortunate, and is a good way to get to know some of your OPALGA associates. To participate, sign up […]

Join OPALGA for Into the Beautiful North

Posted on Mar 9, 2017

Join us for an exclusive performance of Into the Beautiful North on Friday, May 5th at Berwyn’s 16th Street Theater. Reserve your tickets today!

2017 Membership brunch

Posted on Dec 10, 2016

It’s time to renew your membership for 2017! All paid members are invited to OPALGA’s annual brunch in January (details forthcoming). Print a membership form to mail in or renew online now!

Gala thank-you

Posted on Nov 10, 2016

Thank you to all of the guests, donors, and sponsors who helped make this year’s Gala a success. We raised over $12000 for the scholarship fund! Speaking of the scholarship fund, keep an eye out–applications will be open soon!