Mon, May 1, 2017, 10:00am – Sun, May 7, 2017, 11:00am
MONDAY MAY 1
SASK POLYTECH FLAG RAISING
10:00am | Free | All ages
Saskatchewan Polytechnic – 600 Saskatchewan St W
Join us for a short ceremony as we raise the rainbow flag at Sask Polytech! The Positive Campus Committee will also be handing out rainbow cupcakes over the noon hour in the cafeteria!
RAINBOW FLAG RAISING CEREMONY
12:10pm | Free | All ages
Tourism Moose Jaw – 450 Diefenbaker Dr.
Thatcher Dr. E & Highway 1
Join us as we raise the rainbow flag and kick off Pride Week 2017! Elder Dickie Yuzicapi will sing an honour song as the flag is raised and we will also be joined by several dignitaries as well. Cake and refreshments will be served.
TUESDAY MAY 2
PRIDE WEEK CHARITY LUNCHEON & COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS
Sponsored by Imagine Events
12:00pm – 1:00pm | $15 Advance – $20 at the Door | All ages
St. Andrew’s United Church – 60 Athabasca St E (West Entrance)
Come help us celebrate the winners of the 2017 Moose Jaw Pride Community Service Awards! Listen to the powerful stories of our community’s LGBT+ youth as our Prairie South Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) gives the keynote address. Soup and sandwich luncheon with Gluten Free and Vegetarian options. Reserve your tickets by contacting the Pride Office or online: www.moosejawpride.ca/events
WEDNESDAY MAY 3
PERFORMER’S CAFE – PRIDE EDITION
Sponsor: Saskatchewan Festival of Words
Featuring Performance Poet: Ryan Bradshaw
7pm | No Cover | Recommended Age 13+
Common Café + Bakery – 23 Main St N
Come and listen to some amazing performances! Or grab the mic and share your poetry, music or short story! Our feature artist is Ryan Bradshaw, a Saskatoon-based performance poet. His unique style blends his original writing with various theatrical elements such as costumes, lighting, music, character and accent changes, as well as dance and puppetry. Ryan is also an accomplished burlesque performer and has done artist residencies in Tennessee, Massachusetts and Iceland.
THURSDAY MAY 4
GLIDE WITH PRIDE
6:30pm – 9:30pm | $2 / person | Open to Prairie South Students
Central Collegiate Gym
149 Oxford St W
Prairie South Students are welcome to join the Prairie South GSA for their 2nd Annual Youth Dance! Concession available. Advance registration required.Contact: Kiefer.Carrie@prairiesouth.ca
QUEER QUESTIONS TRIVIA NIGHT
9pm | No Cover | $1 to Play | Age 19+
Bobby’s Place | 63 High St E
How much do you know about the queer community? Come test your knowledge in this fun battle of wits and your team could win the grand prize!
FRIDAY MAY 5
TRUE COLOURS ART SHOW
Sponsored by Tourism Moose Jaw
7pm | $5 at the Door | All ages
Tourism Moose Jaw
450 Diefenbaker Dr.
Thatcher Dr. E & Highway 1
Enjoy the artwork of both aspiring and established local artists like Andrew Meredith & Laura Hamilton at our True Colours Art Show. With art work from Moose Jaw to Montreal, this wine and cheese social is one event you don’t want to miss. You could also win one of several art prizes from the night! Formal-wear is encouraged.
SATURDAY MAY 6
MOOSE JAW PRIDE PARADE
Line Up 1:30pm – Start at 2:00pm | Free | All ages
Line Up at Main & Manitoba
Celebrate with us at our 2nd Annual Pride Parade! Be yourself, bring your friends and wear something fun! But don’t miss out — parade leaves at 2pm sharp!
GROUPS CAN REGISTER THEIR ENTRIES ON OUR WEBSITE: www.moosejawpride.ca/events
Sponsored by Journey to Hope
2:30pm – 4:30pm | Free | All ages
Get to know some of the community agencies that offer services and support to LGBTQ+ people year round. We’ll have plenty of vendors and great entertainment from Whiteboy Slim (with Dustin Bowyer) and Emily Orescanin! For the kids, we’ve got Sweet Pea the clown, sparkle tattoos and Spiderman!
VENDORS CAN REGISTER THEIR ENTRIES ON OUR WEBSITE: www.moosejawpride.ca/events
Get your party started with afternoon cocktails on the Grant Hall’s Rooftop Patio. Open exclusively for Pride, enjoy the open air and music from the community fair at this incredible venue right on Langdon Cres. Age 19+.
PRIDE AFTER PARTY & DRAG SHOW
Sponsored by A Tymeless Event
Doors open at 9pm – Show at 10pm | $5 at the door | Age 19+
Moose Jaw Wildlife Hall
1396 – 3rd Ave NE
We did it! Now let’s party! Drinks, dancing and drag all in one night you won’t forget. Featuring performances by your favourite queens: China White, Yadda Ya-Oughtta-Book-Ahead and many more!
SUNDAY MAY 7
A SPIRIT OF DIVERSITY
10:30am | Free | All Ages
St. Andrew’s United Church
60 Athabasca St E
Everyone is welcome at this worship service with Moose Jaw’s first LGBT+ Affirming congregation.
HIDDEN HISTORIES TROLLEY TOUR
Gender & Sexual Diversity in the Friendly City
Tours leave at 1:00pm & 2:30pm | $20 | All Ages
Depart from Main St N & River St W
You’ve never seen this history in a high school textbook! Discover the amazing stories of diversity in this charming city with a secret past. Reserve your tickets by contacting the Pride Office or online:
THURSDAY MAY 11
IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY (2016)
Film Night & Panel Discussion
7:00pm | Free | PG-13
Moose Jaw Public Library
461 Langdon Cr
After a gay Filipino-Canadian artist comes out to his family, he and his sister set out to meet queer relatives, from Vancouver to Manila. The film will also feature a panel discussion with a culturally diverse group of LGBT+ people. In partnership with the Moose Jaw Multicultural Council, Moose Jaw Public Library and Yortkon Film Festival.
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