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Events

We hold various events throughout the year, some private by invitation only, some open to the public. We hold fund-raisers for our chosen charities. We are men from all walks of life, and as such, we place the confidentiality of our group and our event guests as one of our priorities. When we have private or public events, in our group, and in our events, we hold to the ideals of fraternity, respect, trust, service to the community and confidentiality of our members and members of the public who attend any of our events. We expect guests at our events to hold to these ideals out of respect for our ideals and goals, for the Daddys as a group, for our host facility, wherever it may be, and for our guests who attend our events.

Upcoming Events

These are highlights of our upcoming events. We also post our events on Meetup.com online or using the app under the Albuquerque Leather & Kink meetup group. You can also find our events on our Facebook page. See RECURRING EVENTS section below for more information about these activities that are held frequently.

Sat Dec 1 to Sat Dec 8 - NM Leather Bear 2019

Holiday Food Drive and Fundraiser for

Southwest Care Center

Starting at December 2018 Gear Night, your 2019 New Mexico Leather Bear, Marvin, is hosting a holiday fundraiser and food drive to benefit Southwest Care Center. Our community could use a little help this holiday season with can goods or dry goods (non- perishable). If it's easier for you, tax-deductible monetary donations are also accepted. Check preferred! Make checks out to "Southwest Care Center." Bear Marvin will be collecting checks, cash, and can/dry goods starting December 1st at Sidewinders Gear Night (9 pm-midnight). He will also be at Sidewinder's for Michael's Birthday Bash 7 pm to 10 pm Saturday December 8th. You can also contact him on Facebook at the "Bear Marvin" account, and he will pick up your check through December 8th. All items will be donated in the name of the Albuquerque Leather Daddys on December 10th. Southwest Care Center (SWCC) has been providing medical and community services in our community since 1996. Services provided include HIV & Hepatitis C Medical Services, Adult and Family Primary Care, Women’s Health, Pediatric Primary Care, Diabetes Management Education, Pharmacy, Case Management, and many other Community Outreach programs. SWCC provides a compassionate, patient-centered environment where everyone can feel comfortable and respected while receiving the best quality health care available.

Tue 11 December - Munch, Meet & Greet

You've been invited to the ABQ Leather Daddy's Monthly Tuesday Munch, Meet, & Greet! Have fun at our regular dive bar for camaraderie, sharing entertaining conversation, drink, and munchies from Carraro’s & Joe’s Place. When you arrive, walk to the right side of the front bar through a narrow hallway to get to the back bar and booths where the Munch is held. This event is a relaxed social to meet new and old friends. If you're curious about the Leather Daddys, stop by to meet some of us and ask questions. Although Leather Daddys are male identifying, the Munch is open to everyone to socialize. This is an open event to all leather & kink folk of any gender and persuasion, so stop by, say hi, enjoy the company, and chat for a while. When: Tues, Dec 11th 2018 When: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where: Carraro’s & Joe’s Place, Albuquerque (unless otherwise announced), back bar (walk past the front bar down narrow hall) Cost: No cover, socialize, have a bite to eat and drink See more detail below in Recurring Events.

Sat 5 January - Gear Night - Leather Luau

Come Celebrate Leather and Kink at the Albuquerque Leather Daddys’ Gear Night! Gear Night is a fun social gathering to meet friends and learn more about leather and kink from the broader community. Get involved and ask questions, or just people watch! Enjoy all of Sidewinders but come find the darker and more intimate space in the back leather bar, ABQ Eagle, where you may find impromptu flogging, spanking, and other activities. Theme for this Gear Night is “Leather Luau” … Think warm thoughts this January and wear as little as possible. Wear tour favorite and best gear, or just come casual and enjoy everyone else's gear! Consider entering the contest. Want to use the St Andrew's Cross, bring some toys for responsible safe play? Gear includes rope, rubber, leather, pups, furies, and anything else that makes you feel good! Note that “bar legal” dress is required – e.g., with jocks, a thong would need to be worn under or have a back strap. While the Leather Daddys is focused on men and we talk about leather, Gear Night is open to all interests, sexual orientations, gender identities, and any type of gear or wear that makes you feel good. Come have fun and feel confident in whatever skin you decide to wear or show off and have fun interacting with others. When: Sat January 5, 2018, 9 pm to midnight Where: Sidewinders Ranch Bar, ABQ Eagle, Albuquerque

Sunday 20 January - Leather Curious: Rope &

Bondage

THERE IS NO LEATHER CURIOUS IN DECEMBER 2018. Albuquerque Leather Daddys present Leather Curious: Leather Curious - The topic for this Leather Curious is TBD. Want to learn more about Polyamory and ways to be happily non-monogamous? This Leather Curious event will explore these topics. If you're curious and have questions, stop by to learn. If you have some experience, stop by to share or learn how others approach these lifestyles and how to make these type of relationships work. This event will be a relaxed discussion group lead by Master Thompson. It will include a brief set of ideas about the topic followed by open discussion as well as questions and answers. This is a safe space, no question is unreasonable. Leather Daddys hosts a Leather Curious event each month as a way to introduce the curious to various topics in a safe, welcoming, and fun environment. Stop by to learn something completely new or brush up something you want to better understand. One or more experts in the topic will be there to demonstrate and answer questions. No participation is required. Quite often you can practice or experience a topic if you wish. Topics may include things like etiquette, rope, bondage, negotiation, cigar culture and play, flogging and impact play, and safe and consensual interactions. Check out the upcoming events or calendar to learn specifics. This event is held at Sidewinders Ranch Bar, in the ABQ Eagle back bar. When you enter Sidewinders, you should continue to the back and then turn left into the ABQ Eagle. • What to bring: Great questions if you want to participate, otherwise just sit back and listen! Bring suggested items if applicable for that event. • Important to know: This is a safe space for conversation. No judgment about your questions or lifestyle choices. • What to wear: Wear what you'd like that is bar-legal. You can come casual. You can wear leather or kink gear. When: Sun November 18, 2018, 3-5 pm Where: Sidewinders Ranch Bar, ABQ Eagle - the back bar, Albuquerque

Recurring Events

Albuquerque Leather Daddys holds recurring events. Note that some of these events may not be always held regularly due to conflicts in facilities and schedules. Locations may also change. So check UPCOMMING EVENTS (above), our calendar, Albuquerque Leather & Kink Meetup, or Facebook to verify where and when they will be held.

Gear Night - Sidewinders - 1st Saturdays

Dates: 1st Saturday each month When: 9:00 pm - midnight Where: Sidewinders Bar, Albuquerque Cost: No cover, drinks available Leather Daddies hosts Gear Night as a social gathering for the entire leather and kink community inclusive of all sexual identities and preferences. It is held the first Saturday of the month at Sidewinders Ranch and ABQ Eagle in Albuquerque, NM. Put on your gear and come socialize and say hello to old and new friends. If you’re new to this scene, come by and wear what is comfortable to you, watch, listen, learn, and ask questions! “Gear” is inclusive of all leather, fetish, and kink interests including rubber, pup gear, singlets, rope, etc., so come have fun and show off what you have and browse what you desire. This event typically starts at 9:00 p.m. until about midnight, but you can arrive earlier. Each of these events has some planned entertainment that might be a demonstration or contest. Many of these are in support of our supported charities. Check out the topic for the month and come prepared to watch or participate!

Munch/Meet & Greet - Monthly 2nd

Tuesdays after 1st Saturday

Dates: Usually 2nd Tuesday after Gear Night (1st Saturday) When: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where: Carraro’s & Joe’s Place, Albuquerque (unless otherwise announced). When you arrive at Carraro’s & Joe’s place, walk to the right side of the front bar through a narrow hallway to get to the back bar and booths where the Munch is held. Cost: No cover, socialize, have a bite to eat and drink Your host for this event is SIR Magnum, who is eager & excited to bring this event of fraternity and socialization back to the Leather Daddys tribe where we can relax, enjoy a meal, and have some fun! This event is a relaxed social to meet new and old friends. If you're curious about the Leather Daddys, stop by to meet some of us and ask questions. Although Leather Daddys are male identifying, the Munch is open to everyone to socialize. This is an open event to all leather & kink folk of any gender and persuasion, so stop by, say hi, enjoy the company, and chat for a while. Carraro’s & Joe’s Place has a full menu of American food and beverages (burgers, fries & salads) & Italian cuisine (pizza & pasta dishes) for y'all to "munch" & feast! They have several pool tables, foose balls, dart boards and air hockey for all you "gamers" as well as a lounging area and a full bar of beer, liquor & wine. No cocktails 'cause "this is a "dive bar"!

Leather Curious Workshop - 3rd Sundays

Dates: 3rd Sunday each month When: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (usually) Where: Sidewinders Bar, Albuquerque Cost: No cover, drinks available Leather Daddys hosts a Leather Curious event each month as a way to introduce the curious to various topics in a safe, welcoming, and fun environment. Stop by to learn something completely new or brush up something you want to better understand. One or more experts in the topic will be there to demonstrate and answer questions. No participation is required. Quite often you can practice or experience a topic if you wish. Dress is casual, but you can also wear your gear. Topics may include things like etiquette, rope, bondage, negotiation, cigar culture and play, flogging and impact play, and safe and consensual interactions. Check out the upcoming events or calendar to learn specifics. What to bring: Great questions if you want to participate, otherwise just sit back and listen! Dress is casual and up to you, but you are encouraged to wear light gear. Important to know: This is a safe space for conversation. No judgment about your questions or lifestyle choices.

Every Saturday 9pm to close - ABQ Eagle

Sidewinders Ranch Bar opens the ABQ Eagle Bar for special events like Gear Night and for other community groups. Come and enjoy the cruise or perhaps spontaneous leather and BDSM activities that may occur. ABQ Eagle is a separate leather bar within Sidewinders Ranch. The 1st Saturday of every month this event is Daddys’ Gear Night (see above). Other Saturdays may have other events. Check the Sidewinders Website for details about what special events will occur on the 2nd to 4th Saturday.

Southwest Leather Fair

Albuquerque Leather Daddys hosts the Southwest Leather Fair each spring, typically during the May or April Gear Night. This event includes vendors, multiple leather/kink acts, silent auction, demonstrations, fun competitions, and the camaraderie of every Gear Night. Often times we will have regional leather title holders and other special guests at this event.

NM Leather Bear / Leather Cub Contest

Albuquerque Leather Daddys hosts the New Mexico Leather Bear / Leather Cub Contest annually in the fall of the year. It is open to anyone who is involved in the Bear, Leather, Fetish and/or BDSM communities. The winners are chosen based on many criterion, which are listed below. The Contest provides a venue that allows all participating leather/kink/BDSM folks to present a positive leather image. Details about Leather Bear / Leather Cub Contest

Calendar

Under Construction
Albuquerque Leather Daddys - Leather Curious Workshop - Sidewinders
Albuqueque Leather Daddys - Gear Night - Sidewinders
web: http://leatherdaddys.org email: info@leatherdaddys.org

Events

We hold various events throughout the year, some private by invitation only, some open to the public. We hold fund-raisers for our chosen charities. We are men from all walks of life, and as such, we place the confidentiality of our group and our event guests as one of our priorities. When we have private or public events, in our group, and in our events, we hold to the ideals of fraternity, respect, trust, service to the community and confidentiality of our members and members of the public who attend any of our events. We expect guests at our events to hold to these ideals out of respect for our ideals and goals, for the Daddys as a group, for our host facility, wherever it may be, and for our guests who attend our events.

Upcoming Events

These are highlights of our upcoming events. We also post our events on Meetup.com online or using the app under the Albuquerque Leather & Kink meetup group. You can also find our events on our Facebook page. See RECURRING EVENTS section below for more information about these activities that are held frequently.

Sat Dec 1 to Sat Dec 8 - NM Leather

Bear 2019 Holiday Food Drive and

Fundraiser for Southwest Care

Center

Starting at December 2018 Gear Night, your 2019 New Mexico Leather Bear, Marvin, is hosting a holiday fundraiser and food drive to benefit Southwest Care Center. Our community could use a little help this holiday season with can goods or dry goods (non- perishable). If it's easier for you, tax-deductible monetary donations are also accepted. Check preferred! Make checks out to "Southwest Care Center." Bear Marvin will be collecting checks, cash, and can/dry goods starting December 1st at Sidewinders Gear Night (9 pm-midnight). He will also be at Sidewinder's for Michael's Birthday Bash 7 pm to 10 pm Saturday December 8th. You can also contact him on Facebook at the "Bear Marvin" account, and he will pick up your check through December 8th. All items will be donated in the name of the Albuquerque Leather Daddys on December 10th. Southwest Care Center (SWCC) has been providing medical and community services in our community since 1996. Services provided include HIV & Hepatitis C Medical Services, Adult and Family Primary Care, Women’s Health, Pediatric Primary Care, Diabetes Management Education, Pharmacy, Case Management, and many other Community Outreach programs. SWCC provides a compassionate, patient-centered environment where everyone can feel comfortable and respected while receiving the best quality health care available.

Tue 11 December - Munch, Meet &

Greet

You've been invited to the ABQ Leather Daddy's Monthly Tuesday Munch, Meet, & Greet! Have fun at our regular dive bar for camaraderie, sharing entertaining conversation, drink, and munchies from Carraro’s & Joe’s Place. When you arrive, walk to the right side of the front bar through a narrow hallway to get to the back bar and booths where the Munch is held. This event is a relaxed social to meet new and old friends. If you're curious about the Leather Daddys, stop by to meet some of us and ask questions. Although Leather Daddys are male identifying, the Munch is open to everyone to socialize. This is an open event to all leather & kink folk of any gender and persuasion, so stop by, say hi, enjoy the company, and chat for a while. When: Tues, Dec 11th 2018 When: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where: Carraro’s & Joe’s Place, Albuquerque (unless otherwise announced), back bar (walk past the front bar down narrow hall) Cost: No cover, socialize, have a bite to eat and drink See more detail below in Recurring Events.

Sat 5 January - Gear Night - Leather

Luau

Come Celebrate Leather and Kink at the Albuquerque Leather Daddys’ Gear Night! Gear Night is a fun social gathering to meet friends and learn more about leather and kink from the broader community. Get involved and ask questions, or just people watch! Enjoy all of Sidewinders but come find the darker and more intimate space in the back leather bar, ABQ Eagle, where you may find impromptu flogging, spanking, and other activities. Theme for this Gear Night is “Leather Luau” … Think warm thoughts this January and wear as little as possible. Wear tour favorite and best gear, or just come casual and enjoy everyone else's gear! Consider entering the contest. Want to use the St Andrew's Cross, bring some toys for responsible safe play? Gear includes rope, rubber, leather, pups, furies, and anything else that makes you feel good! Note that “bar legal” dress is required – e.g., with jocks, a thong would need to be worn under or have a back strap. While the Leather Daddys is focused on men and we talk about leather, Gear Night is open to all interests, sexual orientations, gender identities, and any type of gear or wear that makes you feel good. Come have fun and feel confident in whatever skin you decide to wear or show off and have fun interacting with others. When: Sat January 5, 2018, 9 pm to midnight Where: Sidewinders Ranch Bar, ABQ Eagle, Albuquerque

Sunday 20 January - Leather

Curious: Rope & Bondage

THERE IS NO LEATHER CURIOUS IN DECEMBER 2018. Albuquerque Leather Daddys present Leather Curious: Leather Curious - The topic for this Leather Curious is TBD. Want to learn more about Polyamory and ways to be happily non- monogamous? This Leather Curious event will explore these topics. If you're curious and have questions, stop by to learn. If you have some experience, stop by to share or learn how others approach these lifestyles and how to make these type of relationships work. This event will be a relaxed discussion group lead by Master Thompson. It will include a brief set of ideas about the topic followed by open discussion as well as questions and answers. This is a safe space, no question is unreasonable. Leather Daddys hosts a Leather Curious event each month as a way to introduce the curious to various topics in a safe, welcoming, and fun environment. Stop by to learn something completely new or brush up something you want to better understand. One or more experts in the topic will be there to demonstrate and answer questions. No participation is required. Quite often you can practice or experience a topic if you wish. Topics may include things like etiquette, rope, bondage, negotiation, cigar culture and play, flogging and impact play, and safe and consensual interactions. Check out the upcoming events or calendar to learn specifics. This event is held at Sidewinders Ranch Bar, in the ABQ Eagle back bar. When you enter Sidewinders, you should continue to the back and then turn left into the ABQ Eagle. • What to bring: Great questions if you want to participate, otherwise just sit back and listen! Bring suggested items if applicable for that event. • Important to know: This is a safe space for conversation. No judgment about your questions or lifestyle choices. • What to wear: Wear what you'd like that is bar-legal. You can come casual. You can wear leather or kink gear. When: Sun November 18, 2018, 3-5 pm Where: Sidewinders Ranch Bar, ABQ Eagle - the back bar, Albuquerque

Recurring Events

Albuquerque Leather Daddys holds recurring events. Note that some of these events may not be always held regularly due to conflicts in facilities and schedules. Locations may also change. So check UPCOMMING EVENTS (above), our calendar, Albuquerque Leather & Kink Meetup, or Facebook to verify where and when they will be held.

Gear Night - Sidewinders - 1st

Saturdays

Dates: 1st Saturday each month When: 9:00 pm - midnight Where: Sidewinders Bar, Albuquerque Cost: No cover, drinks available Leather Daddies hosts Gear Night as a social gathering for the entire leather and kink community inclusive of all sexual identities and preferences. It is held the first Saturday of the month at Sidewinders Ranch and ABQ Eagle in Albuquerque, NM. Put on your gear and come socialize and say hello to old and new friends. If you’re new to this scene, come by and wear what is comfortable to you, watch, listen, learn, and ask questions! “Gear” is inclusive of all leather, fetish, and kink interests including rubber, pup gear, singlets, rope, etc., so come have fun and show off what you have and browse what you desire. This event typically starts at 9:00 p.m. until about midnight, but you can arrive earlier. Each of these events has some planned entertainment that might be a demonstration or contest. Many of these are in support of our supported charities. Check out the topic for the month and come prepared to watch or participate!

Munch/Meet & Greet - Monthly 2nd

Tuesdays after 1st Saturday

Dates: Usually 2nd Tuesday after Gear Night (1st Saturday) When: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where: Carraro’s & Joe’s Place, Albuquerque (unless otherwise announced). When you arrive at Carraro’s & Joe’s place, walk to the right side of the front bar through a narrow hallway to get to the back bar and booths where the Munch is held. Cost: No cover, socialize, have a bite to eat and drink Your host for this event is SIR Magnum, who is eager & excited to bring this event of fraternity and socialization back to the Leather Daddys tribe where we can relax, enjoy a meal, and have some fun! This event is a relaxed social to meet new and old friends. If you're curious about the Leather Daddys, stop by to meet some of us and ask questions. Although Leather Daddys are male identifying, the Munch is open to everyone to socialize. This is an open event to all leather & kink folk of any gender and persuasion, so stop by, say hi, enjoy the company, and chat for a while. Carraro’s & Joe’s Place has a full menu of American food and beverages (burgers, fries & salads) & Italian cuisine (pizza & pasta dishes) for y'all to "munch" & feast! They have several pool tables, foose balls, dart boards and air hockey for all you "gamers" as well as a lounging area and a full bar of beer, liquor & wine. No cocktails 'cause "this is a "dive bar"!

Leather Curious Workshop - 3rd

Sundays

Dates: 3rd Sunday each month When: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (usually) Where: Sidewinders Bar, Albuquerque Cost: No cover, drinks available Leather Daddys hosts a Leather Curious event each month as a way to introduce the curious to various topics in a safe, welcoming, and fun environment. Stop by to learn something completely new or brush up something you want to better understand. One or more experts in the topic will be there to demonstrate and answer questions. No participation is required. Quite often you can practice or experience a topic if you wish. Dress is casual, but you can also wear your gear. Topics may include things like etiquette, rope, bondage, negotiation, cigar culture and play, flogging and impact play, and safe and consensual interactions. Check out the upcoming events or calendar to learn specifics. What to bring: Great questions if you want to participate, otherwise just sit back and listen! Dress is casual and up to you, but you are encouraged to wear light gear. Important to know: This is a safe space for conversation. No judgment about your questions or lifestyle choices.

Every Saturday 9pm to close - ABQ

Eagle

Sidewinders Ranch Bar opens the ABQ Eagle Bar for special events like Gear Night and for other community groups. Come and enjoy the cruise or perhaps spontaneous leather and BDSM activities that may occur. ABQ Eagle is a separate leather bar within Sidewinders Ranch. The 1st Saturday of every month this event is Daddys’ Gear Night (see above). Other Saturdays may have other events. Check the Sidewinders Website for details about what special events will occur on the 2nd to 4th Saturday.

Southwest Leather Fair

Albuquerque Leather Daddys hosts the Southwest Leather Fair each spring, typically during the May or April Gear Night. This event includes vendors, multiple leather/kink acts, silent auction, demonstrations, fun competitions, and the camaraderie of every Gear Night. Often times we will have regional leather title holders and other special guests at this event.

NM Leather Bear / Leather Cub

Contest

Albuquerque Leather Daddys hosts the New Mexico Leather Bear / Leather Cub Contest annually in the fall of the year. It is open to anyone who is involved in the Bear, Leather, Fetish and/or BDSM communities. The winners are chosen based on many criterion, which are listed below. The Contest provides a venue that allows all participating leather/kink/BDSM folks to present a positive leather image. Details about Leather Bear / Leather Cub Contest

Calendar

Under Construction
Albuquerque Leather Daddys - Leather Curious Workshop - Sidewinders
Albuqueque Leather Daddys - Gear Night - Sidewinders
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