Pride Month Events

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Theme: Pride, Now More than Ever!
Date: June 9th 2018
Pride Parade: Noon-1pm
Rainbow Festival: Noon-10pm
Location: Riverfront Park Lilac Meadows
Festival Booths: Noon-6pm
Festival Entertainment: Noon-6pm
Teen Zone presented by INBA Outreach: Noon-6pm
Family Area sponsored by Delta Dental: Noon-6pm
Pride Bar sponsored by nYne: Noon-10pm
All Ages Dance Party sponsored by : 6pm-10pm
Fireworks: 10pm

 

2018 PRIDE MONTH

J U N E 1

Mr., Miss and Ms. Gay Pride Spokane Pageant

Pride Kick-Off Drag Show

2

Pride in the Park 10 AM – 3 PM City Park in CDA

Pride Cruise
1 – 4 PM on Lake CDA

Mik’s Pride Cruise After Party

CDA Pride – After Party at JR’s

3

Morning After Cruise Brunch

God and Gender Liturgy

Spokane Trans and LGBQ Estate Planning Clinic

JR’s Pride Karaoke – with Arianna

4

City Hall Pride Flag Raising and Proclamation

5

INBA Outreach Pride Breakfast Fundraiser

Can You Queer Me Now?

Interfaith Pride Service

6

Spokane LGBTQ+ Seniors Lunch Out

INBA LGBTQAI+ Community Night Out

Odyssey Open House

Pride in Perry

7

Pride Foundation Eastern WA 2018 Scholarship Celebration

PFLAG Community Dinner: Senior Edition

Youth QPR Training – Gatekeeper Training

8

SCC Pride Presents Alice in Wonderland Masquerade Ball & Drag Show

The Pin Pride Pageant

Super Sparkle // Ural Thomas and The Pain

9

Official Pride Brunch

SPOKANE PRIDE 2018 – Celebrating 27 Years of Pride!

Official After-Pride Dance Party

Official Pride After Party

Pride Fireworks

Pride After Party

Rocky Horror Picture Show

 

 

 

10

Morning After Pride Brunch

Tongues Untied – Movie

11 12

Spokane LGBTQ+ Seniors

13 14

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

15

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

16

OUT at Emerge – LGBTQ Interactive Art Project Workshop

PRIDE MONTH

Friday, June 1

 

3rd annual Mr., Miss and Ms. Gay Pride Spokane Pageant 2018-19

7:00 door; 8:00 – 11:00pm show

$10.00

The Growl’n Dog aka The Thirsty Dog, 3027 E. Liberty Ave., Spokane

Please join Mr. Gay Pride Spokane: Marvin Wilson, Miss Gay Pride Spokane: Alexis Carrington VanGuttenbaum, and Ms. Gay Pride Spokane: Arianna D. Spanic as they step down from a great year of fundraising for Spokane’s Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival and other charities. If you wish to run for this title please show up by 6:00pm. There is a $25 bond to run for the title and 3 categories: Question & Answer, Pride Wear, and Talent. This is a judge pageant.

 

Pride Kick-Off Drag Show

8:00pm

The Blind Buck, 204 N Division St, Spokane

 

Saturday, June 2

4th Annual Pride in the Park

10:00am – 3:00pm

Free

Band Shelter and Picnic Shelter at Coeur d’Alene Park, located at Northwest Blvd. and Mullan Ave., Coeur D’Alene City Park and Independence Point, Coeur D’Alene, ID

Live. Love. Be. United! Pride in the Park is a free family-friendly community event that focuses on unifying our community by celebrating our talents, strengths and diversity within the LGBTQ+ community and ally groups in our greater Coeur d’Alene area. Headlining the live entertainment will be the Angela Marie Project, Beth Pedersen, Savannah So Real, Le Gurlz and more! Food provided by Ekness Catering and coffee provided by Evans Brothers. NEW this year is our “Artisan Market and Community Village”. Local organizations, businesses and artist will be sharing their information and creations. Sponsors include: Pride Foundation, OutSpokane, Mt. Madness Soap Company and AHA! Creative. For more information on Pride in the Park, email the North Idaho Pride Alliance at cdaprideinthepark@gmail.com or go to nipridealliance.com.

Hosted by North Idaho Pride Alliance

 

22nd Annual Pride Cruise

1:00pm boarding; 2:00pm – 4:00pm cruise

$20.00 or $25.00 day of; 21 & over only

Tickets: outspokane.org or cash only transactions at:

PJALS, 35 W. Main Ave., #120M, Spokane,

The Blind Buck, 204 N Division St. Spokane

nYne Bar and Bistro, 232 W Sprague Ave., Spokane

If you can’t get to one of these establishments, please leave a message on the OutSpokane voicemail message number at 509.720.7609. We will contact you as soon as possible to make arrangements.

Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 South 2nd Street, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

2018 will mark the 22nd annual Pride Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene. This staple of the

Inland Northwest is always a big hit. The boat takes off from the Coeur D’Alene Resort docks for a two-hour tour of the lake with about 200 of your bestest LGBTQAI+ friends and family.

The Pride Cruise is complete with (2) cash bars, DJ Jewels, dancing, and giveaways.

Meet at the top of the docks with your ticket and ID or cash and ID. The boat takes off promptly at 2pm, do not be late, no refunds given. ID is required to board the boat.

Directions: From Spokane, go east on I-90 to Coeur d’Alene, ID. Take Exit #11 (City Center/Northwest Blvd.) Turn right on to Northwest Blvd., toward city center. Northwest Blvd. curves to your left and as it heads East, becomes E. Sherman Ave., turn right on E. 3rd St. to enter McEwen Park pay parking lot at Front and 3rd, East of the resort. There is free parking at the east end of the park at City Hall. Valet parking is also available at the resort. The docks are on the South or back side of the resort.
Brought to you by OutSpokane, The Blind Buck, and SAN.

 

Mik’s Pride Cruise After Party

4:00pm – Close

No Cover

Mik’s, 406 N 4th Street, Coeur D’Alene, ID

The cruise is always a blast, and we are once again keeping the party rockin’ and rollin’ and sashaying and shantaying directly after the cruise comes back into dock! Stay with us for an afternoon and evening of drinks and dancing at CDA’s oldest and best LGBT-friendly establishment. DJ starts at 4pm, 21+ ID required.

 

CDA Pride – After Party at JR’s

4:00pm – 1:00am

JR’s Bar-N-Grill, 2401 E. Sprague, Spokane

Join JR’s as we celebrate Coeur D’Alene Pride in the Park – we will be there at 10am in CDA Park until 2pm rejoicing in the Pride that is CDA. Please then join us 4pm in Spokane at JR’s Bar and Grill for an After Party to keep the festivities going. There’ll be Le’ GurlZ drag performance pop-ups throughout the after party. Inland Empire Kings performance at 11pm. Come see our True Colors!!! Great drink specials and bar menu. Free parking as well, see you all there.

 

Sunday, June 3

 

Morning After Cruise Brunch

10:00am – 3:00pm

The Globe, 204 N. Division St., Spokane

The theme will be Color Me Proud. Drag queens will be assigned a color and will have the opportunity to be creative in their expression.

 

God and Gender Liturgy

6:00 – 8:00pm

Free

West Central Episcopal Mission, 1823 W. Dean Ave., Spokane

A studio liturgy celebrating the presence of God in all genders and the presence of all genders in God in anticipation of Spokane’s Pride Celebration June 9. There will be music, poetry, conversation, and more. Childcare will be provided.

 

Spokane Trans and LGBQ Estate Planning Clinic

1:00 – 5:00pm

Free

Kress Gallery, River Park Square, 808 W. Main St., 3rd Floor, Spokane

Lavender Rights Project will be providing a FREE estate planning support clinic catered to the specific needs of trans and queer communities. We will provide resources and build skills around vital legal documents including the will, funeral directions, powers of attorney and healthcare directives. Prepare for your future needs and honor your present self! Trans informed estate planning is a crucial protective tool for transgender communities. Make sure that your estate documents are trans inclusive! Join us for this important event! Presented by a trans legal professional.

 

JR’s Pride Karaoke – with Arianna

9:00pm – Midnight

JR’s Bar-N-Grill, 2401 E Sprague, Spokane

Join Arianna D. Spanic, Miss Gay Pride #1 at JR’s for Pride Karaoke. Come sing your favorite Pride song and get a JR’s dollar to use for money off your next drink. Get one JR’s dollar for every song you sing!!!  Great drink specials and menu, free parking and lots of great people.

 

Monday, June 4

 

Pride Flag Raising Over City Hall

5:30pm

Free

Outside of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Boulevard

Join OutSpokane for the 2nd annual raising of the Pride Flag over Spokane’s City Hall then attend the City Counsel meeting to hear the reading of the mayor’s 2018 proclamation..

 

Presentation of City of Spokane LGBTQAI+ Pride Proclamation

6:00pm

Free

Lower level of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Boulevard

Come to the City Council meeting to hear a member of Spokane’s City Council read the

2018 proclamation and cheer on OutSpokane as we accept the proclamation for Pride.

The meeting begins at 6:00pm with the presentation following the Pledge of Allegiance.

Directions: Once inside the northeast entrance to City Hall (Chase Gallery entrance), take the stairs to the right down to the lower level and enter the Council Chamber through the glass doors. Remember: parking meters must be fed until 7pm.

 

Tuesday, June 5

 

INBA Outreach Pride Breakfast Fundraiser

7:00 – 8:30am

Free, with a donation to the scholarship fund at breakfast

Keynote Speaker: Helen Bonser

Spokane Valley Event Center, 10514 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley

Join us during Pride week for the INBA Outreach Pride Breakfast. This fundraising event will raise scholarship funds and secure an endowment for INBA Outreach a 501c3 charitable nonprofit organization supporting Eastern Washington’s LGBTQAI+ community, through the Inland Northwest Community Foundation. Seating is through table captains. A limited amount of open tables are available. Please, RSVP inbaoutreach@gmail.com or call Marvo Reguindin at Thinking Cap 509-747-4930, ext 2001 or email: INBAoutreach@gmail.com.
Note: RSVP highly suggested, seating for walk-ups might not be available.

 

Can You Queer Me Now?

4:00pm

Free

Hear voices directly from Spokane’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, asexual and intersex (LGBTQAI+) community on current events, life, identity, and all of the Queer goings on of the Inland Northwest.  Can You Queer Me Now? airs weekly, Tuesdays at 4pm on KYRS Thin Air Community Radio 88.1/92.3fm or online at kyrs.org

 

Interfaith Pride Service Pride 27: Now More Than Ever

7:00-8:30pm

Free to all

Community Minded Enterprises, 104 W. 3rd Ave., Spokane

Join our diverse group of local faith leaders joining to celebrate LGBTQ+ life as part of Spokane’s 27th Pride Celebration. Come worship God, Spirit, Holy One, in a safe and welcoming atmosphere. ALL are encouraged to attend regardless of your faith background. Umpqua Bank has graciously offered to donate coffee, tea, and water for our event.

Sponsored by the Spokane Interfaith Council and OutSpokane

 

Wednesday June 6

 

Spokane LGBTQ+ Seniors Lunch Out

12:30pm

Little Garden Café Coffee & Tea House, 2901 W. Northwest Blvd.

A small neighborhood restaurant across from Audubon Park with beautiful views of the park from every seat. Very eclectic ambience with a cozy private room, filled with books and odds and ends.  It’s just a few blocks up from T.J. Meenach Drive.

 

INBA LGBTQAI+ Community Night Out

5:30 – 10:00pm

Free to all

nYne Bar & Bistro, 232 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane

Join us for an evening of hot dogs & summer salads. Karaoke starts at 6pm. Prizes and fun throughout the evening.

 

Odyssey Open House – As part of Pride in Perry

5:00 – 7:00pm

Free

Odyssey Youth Movement, 1121 South Perry St., Spokane

South Perry District, Odyssey Youth Movement’s neighborhood for over 10 years, is celebrating our LGBTQAI+ community with Pride in Perry! Stop by Odyssey’s Drop-In center for a look-see. Guests will have the chance to tour the center and meet youth, alum, supporters, and staff all while enjoying some light refreshments.

OYM: A Resource for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Youth

 

Pride in Perry

5:00 – 7:00pm

Free

Perry District, Spokane

It’s Pride Week in Spokane and the Perry District is celebrating the LGBTQAI+ community with Pride in Perry! Join us for food specials, interactive art, pride fashion, and more! Family-friendly and open to all! Join Veda Lux Boutique, Him & Her Vintage Furniture, The Lantern Tap House, Tsuga Northwest Arts, The Shop, Perry Street Brewing, Wellness Tree and much, much more in celebration of Pride!

 

Thursday, June 7 

 

Pride Foundation Eastern WA 2018 Scholarship Celebration

6:00 – 8:00pm

Free; RSVP: https://ewascholarshipcelebration.brownpapertickets.com/

Saranac Building Rooftop, 25 W Main Ave., Spokane

Behind every scholar is a community of support.

Since the founding of our scholarship program in 1993, Pride Foundation has supported more than 1,200 student leaders from the Northwest, with almost $5 million in scholarships to help students pursue their educational dreams. Pride Foundation Scholars identify as LGBTQ, are members of LGBTQ families, or are allies who have been strongly supportive of our community. These scholarships would not be possible without you, our community of supporters, which is why we hope you’ll join us to celebrate and honor our incredible 2018-2019 scholars. We can’t wait to see where the future takes them! Join us at one of our upcoming events throughout the region.

 

PFLAG Community Dinner: Senior Edition

5:00 – 7:30pm

Suggested Donation: $10, Seniors $8, Children $5

Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, 4340 W Fort George Wright Dr, Spokane

Celebrate our amazing Community with PFLAG during Pride week. Have a Family Style Spaghetti Dinner with our LGBTQAI+ Seniors.
Hosted by Spokane PFLAG

 

Youth QPR Training – Gatekeeper Training (Ages 14-19)

6:00 – 8 :00pm

Free, Pre-registration is required

Spokane County Library District Library Branches, 12004 E Main Ave, Spokane Valley

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Learn how to: Recognize someone in crisis, review the risk of suicide, reach out and offer support, apply a suicide intervention model, link people with community resources. Students between the ages of 14 – 19 are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is required, as space is limited. This training is offered free of cost thanks to a generous grant from WEA Eastern Washington.

Friday, June 8

 

SCC Pride Presents Alice in Wonderland Masquerade Ball & Drag Show

4:00pm Drag Show; 6:00pm Grand Masquerade

$7.00; 15+ event

Spokane Community College, 1810 N. Greene St., Bldg. 6, Spokane

Hosted by Nova Kaine and featuring Le Gurlz, join us for a night of magic as we take a trip Down the Rabbit Hole! The Drag Show runs from 4 – 5:30pm followed by the Grand Masquerade Ball at 6 – 7:30pm. We encourage you to dress up (if you like, but it’s not required). Enjoy the show, dancing, friends and food! This is a 15+ event and requires a current school issued I.D. or government issued I.D. to get in. See you then!!!  Snacks and beverages provided. Contact leadership center for more info: 509.533.8900.

SCC Pride is an alliance club at Spokane Community College that creates a space where everyone is welcome, safe and free to be themselves.

 

The Pin Pride Pageant

6:00 – 11:00pm; Doors at 6:00pm; Pageant at 7:00pm

$10.00

The Pin, 412 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane

Flannel Fox Entertainment Presents: The Pin Pride Pageant! Anyone can sign up, please contact Haus of Voodoo to sign up! https://www.facebook.com/hausofvodo/ 
Cash Prizes for the winner! 

Sponsored by: Spaceman Coffee, 228 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane

 

Super Sparkle // Ural Thomas and The Pain

7:30pm Door; 8:30pm Show
$5.00; 21+

nYne Bar & Bistro 232 West Sprague Avenue, Spokane

We teamed up with The Elk to bring you an amazing show with 2 acts that were slated to play Elkfest. Super Sparkle is a retro pop band from Spokane, Washington. With backup dancers, special guests and new surprises each show, they leave every audience smiling and dancing along. Ural Thomas and the Pain: Ural Thomas is, and forever will be Portland’s pillar of soul. He started singing beneath his mother’s knee in church at the age of 3, and has been breaking hearts and taking names along the way ever since. 

 

Saturday, June 9

 

Official Pride Brunch

9:00am – Noon

$$ TBD

nYne Bar & Bistro, 232 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane

Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, fresh fruit, salads, sandwiches and pastries are on the menu.

 

SPOKANE PRIDE 2018 – Celebrating 27 Years of Pride!

27th Annual LGBTQAI+ Pride Parade – Pride: Now More Than Ever

11:00am, staging begins; Noon, Parade step off

FREE for all ages; everyone is welcome

Staging – Intersection of North Stevens and West Spokane Falls Boulevard

Staging areas will not be available until 11:00am the day of the parade, after the barricades have been placed. Please do NOT arrive before 11:00am, or you may be ticketed for blocking traffic. After the barricades are up, access to staging for motorized vehicles will be in two places. If you are in the parade please get to the staging area before 11:15am to help avoid any confusion.

Parade Route – Streets of downtown Spokane (find a map on OutSpokane.org)

Watching – Grab your spot along the parade route to see colorful parade contingents and floats!

 

27th Annual LGBTQAI+ Rainbow Festival – Pride: Now More Than Ever

Noon – 6:00pm

FREE for all ages; everyone is welcome

Lilac Meadows, Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St., Spokane

The Rainbow Festival will once again be at Riverfront Park Lilac Meadows (despite the construction, lol) Join OutSpokane, along with 20,000 of our closest friends in celebrating Spokane’s 27th Pride Celebration.  Lots of fun entertainment, a resource and business fair, the Delta Dental Kid’s Zone (including the Wild Walls climbing wall and the Second Chance Ranch petting zoo), Teen Zone hosted by Odyssey Youth Movement, and the nYne Pride Bar featuring beer, wine, & spirits await you, as well as loads of tasty food truck munchies! Bring your entire family for a day of fun. Matt Danielson and Abbey Crawford are our emcees, The Divine Jewels will once again be our DJ for the after Pride dance party.

 

Official After-Pride Dance Party

6:00 – 10:00pm

Dance party free for all; nYne Pride Bar – 21+

Lilac Meadows, Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St., Spokane

DJ Divine Jewels will be spinning the tunes for anyone who wants to dance til they can’t dance anymore! The nYne Pride Bar will be open late.

 

Official Pride After Party

3:00 – 8:00pm ; Cover begins at 8:00pm

DJ (tbd)

nYne Bar &, 232 W. Sprague Avenue, Spokane

 

Pride Fireworks

10:00pm

Lilac Meadows, Riverfront Park, 507 N. Howard St., Spokane

Fireworks display to commemorate Spokane’s 27 years of Pride!

 

Pride After Party

6:30pm Door; 7:00pm – Midnight

$5.00; All ages

Tickets: https://tickets.holdmyticket.com/tickets/307409

The Pin, 412 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane

Flannel Fox Entertainment presents: Haus of Voodoo. Full bar for 21+ w/ ID 

 

Rocky Horror Picture Show

11:30pm Door; Midnight Show

$7.00; Tickets available anytime the box office is open

The Garland Theater, 924 W. Garland, Spokane

Talk about your time warps… its time for another Rocky at The Garland! Join us for a midnight showing of everyone’s favorite, campy classic. Time to pull out your fishnets and high heels! Absolute Pleasure shadow cast makes good time even better! Virgin Ceremony! Prop Bags! Live performance! Props available for purchase at the show. No lighters, super soakers, or rice allowed. Come early, our Rocky sells out quick!

Hosted by Absolute Pleasure

 

Sunday, June 10

 

Morning After Pride Brunch

10:00am – 3:00pm

The Globe, 204 N. Division St., Spokane

Dragged Through HERstory is the theme. Each drag queen will dress as an iconic figure from our HERstory, past or present.

 

Tongues Untied – Movie

Magic Lantern, 25 W Main Ave. #125, Spokane

The Alliance for Media Arts + Culture is sponsoring a screening of the classic, award-winning documentary Tongues Untied. It’s one of the most important films ever made for gay/black identity and is a triumph of cinema by the late, great Marlon Riggs.

 

Tuesday, June 12

 

Spokane LGBTQ+ Seniors

1:00 – 3:00pm

Free

Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Dr., Spokane

Coffee and conversation.

 

Thursday June 14  & Friday June 15

 

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

8:30am

$50.00

Tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/asist-training-sponsored-by-failsafe-for-life-andamerigrouptickets-45884035385

Providence Auditorium, 20 W. 9th Ave., Spokane

ASIST is a two-day intensive, interactive, and practice-dominated course designed by LivingWorks to help caregivers recognize and review risk, and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. It is by far, the most widely used, acclaimed, and researched suicide intervention training workshop in the world. Learn how to: Recognize someone in crisis, review the risk of suicide, reach out and offer support, apply a suicide intervention model, link people with community resources. Participation in the full two days is mandatory. No refunds will be given if canceling after June 7, 2018. Please note: Cost for one person to take part in ASIST Training and ASIST materials typically costs $295.00. Through sponsorship by Amerigroup, in addition to money raised by FailSafe for Life, we are able to offer this training at a reduced cost in Spokane and the surrounding community.

 

Saturday June 16

 

OUT at Emerge – LGBTQ Interactive Art Project Workshop

Noon – 5:00pm

Emerge Gallery, 208 N. 4th St, Coeur D’Alene, ID

Spaces are limited: Contact Jeni at: emergecda@gmail.com or Juli at: nipridealliance@gmail.com.
LGTBQ+allied youth and young adults are invited to attend this workshop with Emerge artists to create a unique interactive art piece for the Pride mini show to be held June 21st – 24th.The Pride Alliance is honored to partner with Emerge to bring the first ever LGBTQAI+ focused art installation/exhibit. The piece created will foster connection and understanding within and around our LGBTQAI+ community. You do not have to be an artist or have any specific artistic skill, just a willingness to express yourself.

Hosted by North Idaho Pride Alliance and Emerge