2012 Events

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2012 Pride Event Listing

For additional information or if you have ideas or questions, please contact us at: events@peterboroughpride.ca. Check out the event line up from previous years: 2011, 2010.

Pride Fundraising Event at 4th Line Theatre – Thursday August 23 @ 6pm

Thanks to all who attended the performance – we hope you enjoyed the show!
For more information on 4th Line plays and future events go to: www.4thlinetheatre.on.ca/subscriptions

Friday September 14th

Pride Day Proclamation Signing and Pride Flag Raising! @ 12:30pm*

Gather in front of City Hall at 12:30pm to witness signing of the Pride Day Proclamation by Mayor Daryll Bennett and raising of the Pride Flag!

Saturday September 15th

PFLAG Pre-Parade Brunch @ 11am*

Brunch hosted by Joyce Barrett and Dianne McKay of PFLAG Peterborough
Everyone is welcome. Come out and meet new and old friends from the community before the parade!
The brunch starts at 11am at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, corner of Water and Murray Streets in Peterborough, (enter side door) MAP
This is right across the street from the parade starting point.
They are delighted to provide food. Donations will be gratefully accepted.
For more info email pflagpeterborough@hotmail.com or phone (705) 743-0241

Everyone Loves a Pride Parade! activities start @ 1:30pm

Where: Peterborough City Hall, 500 George St. N. with activities starting at 1:30pm (including reading of the Pride Proclamation) and the parade at 2pm
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 and flag raising at City Hall will be followed by the 10th 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, follow the instructions HERE

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

Pride in the Park – 3pm to 6pm

Where: Del Crary Park (At the east end of Rink Street at the Little Lake band shell)
After the Parade, join us in the park for:

  • DJ Jungle Jen spinning family friendly tunes to help you celebrate
  • Information booths from agencies that support the queer community!
  • Food and a beer garden!
  • Youth activities and more…..

Organizations interested in having a booth should contact prideinthepark@peterboroughpride.ca.

actOUT Show and Dance – starting @ 8pm

Where: The Market Hall, Enter from Charlotte Street east of George Street – MAP link
When: Doors open 7pm, Show starting at 8pm, DJ Dance to follow.
All ages event (wrist band policy in effect, proof of age of majority required to drink)
Cost: $10 or pwyc $5 to $20 (all-evening access)
Tickets available at Market Hall door starting at 7pm on the night
Here is the entertainment lineup so far:

  • Deb Pearce, comic and queer media darling, will bring her fun and frolic to the role of MC/host for the night BIO
  • Vintage drag at its best from Sean and Kevin
  • Feature performance by Lucas Silveira of the Cliks BIO and SAMPLES
  • Madge Enthat and Divalious will dazzle us with their musical magnificance!
  • The PyroFlys will bring a bit of the “big top” to the Hall www.pyroflys.com
  • DJ Lady Coleco, from Out Lounge & Eatery in Oshawa, will spin the tunes that will have you hoppin’ all night long! SAMPLES
  • and more….

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.

Note – we now have a full roster of performers for the show.

Come Out Come Out Again, WHOEVER You Are! @ 10pm*

Wear your Pride at the Sapphire Room, 137 Hunter St. West. No cover, 19+ event
10pm -2am with tunes by DJ Jungle Jen. Special Appearance by Madge Enthat!

Sunday September 16th

Pride Worship Service @ 10am*

The Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough invites everyone to join them for a worship celebration of “Pride for the Past, Pride for the Future.” The fellowship is located at 775 Weller St in Peterborough. For more information contact Rev. Julie Stoneberg at unitarianchurch@cogeco.net or visit their website at www.peterboroughunitarian.ca.
blackhoney Pride Brunch @ 10am to 3pm*

blackhoney @ 221 Hunter Street West

Lisa Dixon and the Sunday Brunch Crew will be cooking up delicious food and serving fair trade coffee to coax you back to life after your Pride evening escapades! 15% of the proceeds will be donated to Pride. Reservations Accepted. Come and check out their new back patio!

Up Your Alley! Q-Bowling and Social @ 2pm

2-4 pm at Bowlerama – Brookdale Plaza at 845 Chemong Road
Bowling social gathering for LGBTQ, allies and friends hosted by Rainbow Service Organization (RSO)
Featuring a special appearance by Madge Enthat doing her thang with the big balls!
5 and 10 pin and nice shoes! $6.50 for shoe rental and two games. RSVP on facebook

The Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life*

Registration at 6pm, Walk begins at 7:15pm

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

Monday September 17th

Healthy Pride Coffee House @ 5:30 pm*

Social networking event for LGBTQ healthcare and social service workers and our allies.
Interested in promoting accessibility and diversity in local health services and making our workplaces more welcoming?
Pick up some resources for your organization.
5:30 to 6:30pm at the VON 360 Degree NP Led Clinic (entry on Simcoe St. between George and Water Streets)
Join us for a snack before heading over to the Pride Film Event around the corner!
For questions or RSVP contact Elena at 705-874-3900 or elena.lonero@von.ca

Pride Film Night @ 7 & 9pm

FABULOUS! -The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)
A chronological look at films by, for, or about gays and lesbians in the United States, from 1947 to 2005 highlighting the firsts, movements, and triumphs!

Showtimes 7pm and 9pm
$5 or pay what you can
425 Water Street, Peterborough (Kawartha Endodontics building)
Contains no graphic sex or violence
Brought to you by Peterborough Pride and ReFrame Peterborough International Film Festival

Tuesday September 18th

The Colour(s) of Pride @ 5:30pm*

Sadleir House lawn, 751 George St N (rain location: room 202, Sadleir House) from 5:30-7pm
Join us for this learning and talking circle where we will discuss the intersections of sexuality, gender and race alongside examining ethnic, racial and cross-cultural inclusions and representation in LGBTQQI2SAP communities and Pride celebrations on Turtle Island (North America).
Everyone welcome! We appreciate the contributions that individuals from marginalized communities bring to the discussion and invite Indigenous peoples, people of colour, members of ethnic and religious communities, immigrants and newcomers to attend.

PFLAG Sharing Circle @ 7pm *

Starting at 7pm dowstairs at 425 Water Street (Kawartha Endodontics building), Peterborough MAP
An invitation to members of the Pride Community (LGBTTQQI2SA: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, 2-spirit & allies) to share ideas, thoughts, issues of concern, and explore opportunities in a safe space.

Wednesday September 19th

Roller Derby Exhibition Scrimmage @ 6:30pm*

Hosted by Peterborough Roller Derby League
Special Pride Week Exhibition Scrimmage (school yard pick of players from Peterborough, Durham, Lindsay, Northumberland, and Toronto leagues and beyond)
6.30-9.30pm – at the Legacy Bowl, Knights of Columbus Park on Park Street South near Chamberlain Street.
No charge (pay what you can – pass the hat collection)

TransForming Pride: Trans Conference Fundraiser @ 8pm*

Join us for a night of fun and fundraising for the upcoming TransForming Feminisms: Trans Access (the redux) conference, Peterborough’s 3rd Trans Conference from September 28-30, 2012.
There will be exciting items for auction, great music for dancing, and a cash bar!
At the Gallery in the Attic (Roy Studio Flats Apt.C) 140 1/2 Hunter St. W.
Doors and Silent Auction Open at 8pm, Party from 9pm – 2 am Door charge: $5-$10 sliding scale – For more information about this fabulous Pride event and the upcoming TransForming Feminisms conference, please visit centreforgenderandsocialjustice.ca

Thursday September 20th

Frontrunners Run/Walk @ 6pm*

All levels of runners/walkers welcome! Meet outside Dreams of Beans Cafe on Hunter Street at 6pm.
Meet back at Sam’s Deli on Hunter around 7pm for food and highly “athletic” discussions among new and old friends.
For more information contact hdavidstone@gmail.com

Peterborough Pride Dinner Cruise @ 6pm

Boarding starts at 5:45 with 6pm launch time at Liftlock Riverboat Cruises dock at Peterborough Marina (east end of Rink Street)
Tickets: $50 each
The cruise runs from 6 to 8pm and include a turkey dinner with all the trimmings catered by Franz’s Butcher Shop and Catering.
A vegetarian option is available and should be ordered when purchasing tickets.
Reserve and pay with credit card by phone at 705-742-9912 or 1-888-535-4670 or purchase in person at Liftlock Riverboat Cruises office at Peterborough Marina. Map and directions to Liftlock Riverboat Cruises dock at the Peterborough Marina:
http://www.liftlockcruises.com/index.php/2012-05-03-19-37-30
Purchase your tickets soon to avoid disappointment! This is a fundraiser so all proceeds after expenses go directly to Peterborough Pride.
For more information email events@peterboroughpride.ca

Drag Bingo! @ 8pm*

8pm to 10pm followed by DJ and dancing – no cover, Sapphire Room, 137 Hunter St. West. 19+
This fun event features Ms. Madge Enthat and Miss Divalicious and is hosted by PARN, Your Community AIDS Resource Network.
Get there early if you want a seat and get your Bingo on! Proceeds go to Peterborough Pride

Friday September 21st

iGniTe @ 8pm*

Bring your Spark, your Flame, your Fire… your Pride!
All Ages Event at Sadlier House
$5 or pay what you can at the door
Doors open at 8pm for Open Stage, Performers start at 9pm, followed by DJ rObOt & others and Fire Spinning!
wristband policy in effect so bring your ID to drink
Organized by Rainbow Youth and the Trent Queer Collective

WET & WILD Women’s Dance @ 8pm*

Lion’s Club, 347 Burnham St. , Peterborough (MAP) from 8pm to 1am.
Tickets: $12.50 advance $15.00 at door. Great food included in price.
For info and for instructions to purchase tickets in advance through paypal email wetandwilddance@gmail.com
Tickets also available at: Bloodline – 391 Water Street and Sapphire Room – 137 Hunter St. W., Peterborough

Saturday September 22st

I AM GLAM -Extreme Queen Extravaganza! @ 9 pm*

Featuring performances by Miss Divalicious and Mizz Madge Enthat
also Francesca Feelalot, Ivy, Marco, Anika Marquez, and Phem-lly-jewls! SPLICE Night Club /LOUNGE 379 George St. (MAP)
DOORS@ 9pm, SHOW @ 10:30pm
$5 b4 10pm $8 after
19+ event (limited seating available)
Percentage of the door goes to Peterborough Pride

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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: events@peterboroughpride.ca