Central New York Pride Week 2014
Calendar of Events:
Saturday, June 14
7:30pm - 11:30pm
$5 Donation requested for attendance
431 East Fayette Street, Syracuse
Monday, June 16
11:45am - 12:30pm
Rainbow Flag Raising
Syracuse City Hall, 233 East Washington Street, Syracuse
Tuesday, June 17
Pride Interfaith Service
Unity Church, 300 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse
Wednesday, June 18
Movie Night - "I am Divine"
$5 Donation requested
Artrage, 505 Hawley Street, Syracuse
Saturday, June 21
Syracuse Inner Harbor
For more information, visit www.cnypride.org or www.facebook.com/cnypride
PREVIOUS PRIDE EVENTS IN CNY:
CNY Pride 2013 - See what you missed! CLICK HERE
CNY Pride 2011 - Photographic Recap - Were you there?
Please join us for "Working with Transgender Individuals and Their Families" at the Binghamton University Downtown Center on Friday, April 25th. Designed for health and human service providers and educators, participants in this 6-hour training will gain skill, knowledge and understanding, find resources, and identify and demonstrate strategies for providing competent, compassionate, and inclusive services to transgender-spectrum individuals and their families. Breakfast & lunch are included. Certificate of completion provided.
Friday, April 25, 2014
8:30 am-4:00 pm
Binghamton University Downtown Center
67 Washington Street
Binghamton, NY 13902
Who should attend?
Presenters:Arlene Istar Lev, LCSW-R, CASAC - Albany, NY
Carolyn Wolf-Gould, MD - Oneonta, NY
Acey Mercer, MSW - Albany, NY
Registration Fees* (include breakfast and lunch):Student: $25Early registration (by April 11th): $50Later registration (by April 18th): $75 *Free parking provided to the first 25 registrants
Mayumi Park Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project / Pride and Joy Families, at www.prideandjoyfamilies.org
QUEER MART Arts & Crafts Festival for LGBTQ & Allies
May 3, 2014
The Westcott Community Center
4:30 - 7:30 pm
CNY For Solidarity announces the second-ever QueerMart arts and craft fair event taking place at Westcott Community Center on May 3, 2014 from 4:30- 7:30pm. The event is a project of CNY for Solidarity, a recently formed non-profit focused on promoting and advocating underserved segments of the LGBTQ community, with an emphasis on the intersectionality of racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and other forms of oppression. QueerMart was conceived by members of CNY for Solidarity during their planning for last year’s Transgender Day of Remembrance event in Syracuse. Originally focused on youth involvement, the event has expanded to serve as a social event and marketplace for artists and craftspeople of all ages in the local LGBTQ community, as well as their allies.
“We are doing another one because the first QueerMart was successful and there’s a real need for more events of this kind in our community,” said Elliott Deline, one of the group’s co-founders, “People seem to be really excited about it.”
Vendors at the event will be offering a variety of products ranging from handmade gifts, paintings, prints, knitted accessories, soap, baskets, and books. This spring’s QueerMart will feature several new artists, as well as returning vendors from the original event. One such vendor is Button-Back Bowties – who offer colorful handmade “4-in-1” bowties. “I sold more bowties there than any other craft fair, and it’s a great group of people,” said Jourdan Lord, the company’s sole proprietor.
More info: http://cnyforsolidarity.wordpress.com/queermart2014/
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LGBT Family Carnival
Sat, April 5, 2014
1pm – 3pm
YWCA, Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY
Jackie and Chris, co-directors of Camp Highlight, a week-long camp for kids with LGBTQ parents, will travel to Binghamton for the third year to treat our families to another afternoon of fun and games. Join us!
RSVP to Mayumi at email@example.com or 607.777.3717.
More info: http://www.prideandjoyfamilies.org/communityevents.php
16th Annual AIDS Hike for Life
April 27, 2014
198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323
The AIDS Hike for Life is ACR Health’s largest outreach and fundraising event in the Mohawk Valley. 100% of the money raised stays in the Mohawk Valley to benefit ACR’s youth HIV/STD prevention programs and client support services. The event features a 5K fundraising walk and a 5K fundraising timed run.
Facebook event --> https://www.facebook.com/events/719960341377902/
Tickets --> http://aidshikeforlife.aidswalkcny.com/
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3rd Annual Celebrity Bartender Happy Hour to benefit ACR Health
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The Hotel Utica
102 Lafayette Street, Utica, NY 13502
Come enjoy your favorite Mohawk Valley celebrities pouring drinks and waiting on you - all to benefit a great cause!
Event on facebook --> https://www.facebook.com/events/468099836646869/
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Miss Syracuse 2014
103 N Geddes Street, Syracuse, NY 13204
April 20, 2014
Doors open at 6pm
$15 Gen Admission | $20 Meet & Greet
Featuring Darienne Lake from RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6 and Sharon Needles from RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4 The Supreme, with former Miss Syracuse's Kasha Davis, Samantha Vega, Keke ValasquezLord, and celebrating 10 years Fonda CoxxLord. Hosted by our true Royal Aggy Dune.
Meet and greet is at 6:30 show is at 7:30. Advanced sale are discounted until one week before show. Tables are available call 315-218-5951. Meet and Greet is only available during advanced sale. Doors open at 6. Thank you
Tickets here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/597542
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First English Lutheran Church
501 James Street, Syracuse, NY
March 30, 2014
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$5.00 donation at the door
To benefit CNY Pride 2014
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March 27, 2014
Red Solo Cup Party
6:00- 9:00 p.m.
Toby Keith's I Love this Bar and Grill at Destiny USA
To benefit the AIDS Walk/Run
Join ACR for the RED Solo Cup Party
Sponsored by Absolut, B104.7, Bud Light, Gr8Show.com, Jameson, and Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar & Grill
Thursday, March 27 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar & Grill, Destiny USA.
Do not miss THE party of the spring! Join us and the B104.7 Crew and raise your red solo cup to benefit THE AIDS Walk/Run.Let's have drinks after work...this party starts at 6 PM with LIVE music with the Custom Taylor Band until 9 PM! HUGE raffles, mechanical bull, photo booth and MORE!
Lounge ticket: $15 Your red solo cup, your first draft beer and munchies too! Entry to win a chance at a pair of tickets to all national acts that come to perform at Toby Keith's I Love this Bar & Grill Syracuse for the year! Purchase lounge ticket here.
VIP tickets are $50 and include two drinks (beer or liquor and tons of full dinner food like chicken and ribs in the VIP room), plus a chance to win a pair of tickets to all national acts that come to perform at Toby Keith's I Love this Bar & Grill Syracuse for the year! The odds of winning that pair of tickets is 1 in 50! Purchase VIP ticket here.
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