2010 Events

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2010 Pride Event Listing

For additional information or if you have ideas or questions, please contact us at: events@peterboroughpride.ca.

Saturday September 18th

“FIERCE” Drag Show/Club night*

HAUS of GLAMAZON :presents FIERCE (Drag Show/Club night) Hosted BY MISS DIVALICIOUS & Ms. MADGE ENTHAT
Preformances BY:DIVALICIOUS and Guests
Djs :TAMMY 12 STEP ,,METRO RETRO,, JUNgLE JEN
VISUALS/LIGHTING: B.P.HUGES (TOXIK)
Where: SPLICE NIGHT CLUB /LOUNGE
Doors open @ 9pm (adv tic holders get front of the line until 10:30pm)
Limited advanced tickets available $5 at Mind Over Matter, 230 Charlotte St.
$7 @ the door
PARTY in the lounge and club area
19+event wristband policy (ID required)
Door prizes and tons of surprises! Portion of the ticket sales will go to Pride
Download the event poster HERE

Sunday September 19th

Pride Worship Service*

St Andrew’s United Church invites everyone to kick off Pride Week by joining us for worship Sep 19 at 11:00. Come sing and “SHOUT” out your joy and wonder at the diversity and richness of creation. St Andrew’s is located at 441 Rubidge St: look for the bright blue doors and the rainbow flag. For more info contact Lyn Miller at jamsbury@nexicom.net

The Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life*

At Millennium Park. Registration begins at 6:00 pm and the Walk will start at 7:15 pm.

PARN’s Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life is fun for the whole family, with a beautiful walk by the river, with space to remember our losses and celebrate our commitment to HIV/AIDS prevention and care.

For more info, to register, or donate contact PARN at 749-9110, Emma at email assistant@parn.ca or go to: http://www.aidswalkforlife.ca/Peterborough.htm

Monday September 20th

Film Night – Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride*

ReFrame Peterborough International Film Festival and the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG) present:
“Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride” (Documentary, 2009, Canada, 85 Minutes).
Showings 7 and 9pm at 425 Water Street, Peterborough MAP
Cost $5 or pay what you can
(Warning: this film contains violence and some nudity)
This must-see documentary explores what Pride is for LGBT communities globally. For more details click HERE
Download the amazing film poster HERE

Tea with the Queen: A Forum for Impolite Conversation (Pride Edition)

Where: The Spill Cafe
414 George St. North
When: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Details: FREE
An opportunity for queer youth and their allies to express their creative side and talk openly about the things that impact them in an open and casual format.
Sponsored by the Rainbow Youth Coalition

Tuesday September 21st

Trans Am: REVolution*

Where: The Cannery Arts Centre, 168 Hunter St. W
When: Doors open at 8:30 pm
Details: $5 (proceeds to support our trans youth through the Rainbow Youth Coalition)
A fun filled evening of entertainment that celebrates our trans identified community and all those that support them.

Wednesday September 22nd

Open Mic Night at the Spill*

Runs from 8 to 10pm at The Spill, 414 George St. MAP
$5 cover
Come on out and show us your Pride in the voodoo you do!
Hosted by Kate Reid and Meagh Culkeen this event will feature some of the best talent in Peterborough!

Whips, Floggers and Dildos… Oh My!*

Where: PARN
159 King St., Suite 302
When: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Find out who makes fun sex toys right here in the Kawarthas!
This is part of our Hump Days at PARN, a series meant to educate and facilitate open dialogue around sexuality for everyone.
For more information or to RSVP please contact Emma at (705) 749-9110.

Thursday September 23rd

Frontrunners Run/Walk*

All levels of runners/walkers welcome! Meet outside Dreams of Beans Cafe on Hunter Street at 6pm.
Meet back at the Night Kitchen on Hunter around 7pm for pizza and highly “athletic” discussions among new and old friends.

Poetry Slam*

@ The Spill, 414 George St. MAP
Got something to say? Come on down and be heard!
7:30pm sign up – 8:00pm to 11:30pm

Drag Bingo!*

9pm start – no cover, Sapphire Room, 137 Hunter St. West. 19+
Featuring Ms. Madge Enthat and Divalicious plus a DJ to dance the night away!

Friday September 24th

Women’s Dance featuring lesbian singer/songwriter Kate Reid*

Peterborough Lion’s Centre, 347 Burnham St. MAP
Doors Open at 7:30 p.m.
Kate Reid in Concert at 8:00 p.m.
Dance at 9:00 p.m.
Concert & Dance Tickets $15
Tickets available for pick up or reservation in advance after by contacting michelle.r@cogeco.ca

Saturday, September 25th

PFLAG Youth and Parents Brunch @ 11am*

Everyone is welcome. Come out and meet others in the community!
Starts at 11am at Murray Street Baptist Church (enter side door) MAP
Food will be provided at no cost but donations will be accepted. For more info email flagpeterborough@hotmail.com or phone (705) 743-0241.

Everyone Loves a Pride Parade! @ 2pm sharp

Where: Peterborough City Hall, 500 George St. N.
Bring a friend, the family, yourself and most of all – your pride! Don’t miss this awesome opportunity to be out and proud in your own community!
Reading of the Proclamation at City Hall will be followed by the 8th annual Peterborough Pride Parade. It’s all about you (and us) so lets not be afraid to show our spirit!
To Register a group or float, complete and FAX this FORM to (705) 749-6310

Attention: If you would like to volunteer (parade marshals needed!), or just get more info, please email us!

Community Carnival (3pm to 5pm)

Where: Millenium Park (east end of King Street)
After the Parade, join us in the park for live music and performances, food and a beer tent!
There will also be a children’s area, local artisans and information booths from agencies that support the queer community!

Performances by:
All Girl Band http://www.myspace.com/therealallgirlband,
Relativity http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Relativity/117645891595958?ref=ts,
and the Fleming Dance Team!

Organizations interested in having a booth at the Carnival should contact carnival@peterboroughpride.ca. Those interested in performing at the Carnival should contact entertainment@peterboroughpride.ca

Pride Follies and Dance

  • Where: The Trasheteria – 123 Simcoe Street, Peterborough
  • 9pm to 10pm – Live performances by dynamic singer/songwriter Dinah Thorpe, Bollywood gender performer Sheesha YaDil, and the Peterborough Poetry Slam Team!
  • 10pm to 2am – Dance to hoppin tunes from DJs Parker Bowles and Hot Rod!
  • AGE OF MAJORITY EVENT (proof of age required)
  • $3 per person (all-evening access) at the door
  • No advanced tickets

Dress it up. Take it out. Strut your stuff. Peterborough Pride comes but once a year, and that’s a darn good reason to whoop-it-up at the official Pride Show and Dance. More details to come shortly…..

If you want to perform or know of others that would be interested please have them email us at entertainment@peterboroughpride.ca

Sunday September 26th

Black Honey Pride Brunch @ 10am to 3pm *

Black Honey @ 221 Hunter Street West
Lisa Dixon and the Sunday Brunch Crew will be cooking up delicious crepes and waffles and serving fair trade coffee to coax you back to life after your Pride evening escapades! A % of the proceeds will be donated to Pride. Reservations Accepted.

Hike (stroll really!) @ 2 pm

starting at Millennium Park.Meet at the picnic table behind the Silver Bean in Millennium Park MAP at 2pm.

We have a few routes to choose from depending on who shows up and how energetic they are! Count on a 1 hour walk through East City parks (wear your flats dear this is no place for heels!). Dress for the weather please. Who knows what wildlife we will see…

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*Please Note - These events are “associated” with Pride but are not run or otherwise under the control of Peterborough Pride. As a result, Peterborough Pride can take no responsibility for the proceedings or any outcome of these events.

Let us know if you have an associated event that you want advertised!For additional information or if you have ideas or questions, please contact us at: peterboroughpride@yahoo.ca