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Asinabka Festival 2-Spirit Ball

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An electrifying venue for new music, independent film and video, experimental theatre and so much more, Club SAW is equipped with a licensed bar, all-gender washrooms and an outdoor courtyard completely renovated for the presentation of summer festivals and events.

Mix & Mingle: Back, back, back again!

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Join us at the Ottawa Art Gallery for a Q&A panel with our pals at Capital Pride, light snacks and drinks, plus a few surprises. We can't wait to see you there!

PRIDE GLIDE: Roller Party

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Ready, set, roll! Pack up your skates and join us for a roller party with lights, music and fun! We're throwing two sessions, one for all ages and one for adults only.

Pride Rendez Vous

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Information kiosks, local businesses, workshops, and entertainment for all provided by the Gender Illusions group.

Trans Community Picnic

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A picnic for transgender and community members and their families to get together outdoors and immerse themselves in trans community with free food!

Drag in the House: Capital Pride Kickoff

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ALL AGES! Everyone is welcome! Come out and witness some of Ottawa's AMAZING trans and nonbinary drag artists and performers!

Hill Hell Week

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Join Arboretum Hill Club for our ... gulp ... 4th Hill Hell Week from August 22-26, 2022
FREE TO ALL! 5 mornings, 5 locations, 5 FREE WORKOUTS, Crush all 5 mornings

Pride Week Sewing Circle

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A sewing circle for 2SLGBTQIA+ folks, focusing on gender and body affirming alterations and self-expression through clothes.

Pride Trivia

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Roundtable introducing CEDAR Care Collective to the community and discussing free education (& its intersections) advocacy followed by multiple rounds of Pride-themed trivia.

Queer Folks!

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We're honouring our local and regional talent by showcasing Queer Folk in our Nation's Capital!

But I’m a Cheerleader (director’s cut screening + reception)

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Revisit a beloved LGBT+ cinema classic on the big screen with IFFO’s presentation of But I’m a Cheerleader. Includes a local short film and post-screening reception for all.

Happy Goat Pride Week Kickoff

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Live Jazz concert with The Woodland Collective. A “pay-what-you-can” event. 5pm-7pm

Tuesday Run or Walk (general) with Ottawa Frontrunners

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The 2SLGBTQ+ community and their friends are invited to join Ottawa Frontrunners for a run or a walk along the Rideau Canal.

Come Sing the “Justice Songbook”

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Come check out Tone Cluster in this free workshop and learn some fun and powerful contemporary protest songs. Then join us in the Capital Pride Parade to sing and march!

Pride Night at the Ballpark

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The Ottawa Titans face off against the TriCity Valley Cats, celebrating pride! Come dressed in your favourite rainbow attire, support the LGBTQ+ community and enjoy baseball!

SHOW THEM a drag x pole x burlesque showcase in the spirit of diversity in queer artistry

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a show that showcases a range of drag artists including drag queens/kings/non binary performers+burlesque/boylesque+ pole performances. A spotlight on more than just queens.

Kahoot de la fierté

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Come test your knowledge on the 2SLGBTQIA+ community on August 23rd at 7:00pm through a kahoot quiz! There are many prizes to be won!

Pride Week Sewing Circle

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A sewing circle for 2SLGBTQIA+ folks, focusing on gender and body affirming alterations and self-expression through clothes.

Pride BBQ

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12pm - Lunch: Southwest Salad, BBQ Chicken, Bacon Mac & Cheese, Coleslaw, Rainbow Cake, Coffee/Tea (veg options avail)
1pm - Entertainment: Philippe Escayola & Kalsen Cheng

Queers & Beers: Pride Edition

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Thursday, August 25th, 2022
QUEERS & BEERS at Overflow Brewery {feat. OK Naledi
Doors @ 6:30 pm $10 Cover
Live Music • Overflowing Craft Brew

En français, SVP

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A 100% francophone drag show featuring drag artists from the region and elsewhere at Kichessipi! Thursday, August 25th

Laugh Out Proud

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Yuk Yuks presents the very best in LGBTQ comedy talent!! Celebrate with our fabulous headliners Ted Morris and Adrienne Fish with local guests Melanie Paige and Dianne Skoll!

Soirée Drag dans le Vieux-Hull

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Come celebrate pride in the heart of downtown Gatineau with Mz. Horizon and their guests! The event is free and all ages.

Pop-Up Shop

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Pop-up shop, showcasing the arts/crafts of local to 2SLGBTQ+ artists.

Naked Boys Reading: Annual Pride Show 2022

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Naked Boys Reading is an internationally produced literary salon featuring unclothed men reading to you. A unique and extremely popular monthly show. Tickets will go fast.

Friday Run or Walk (women & nonbinary) with Ottawa Frontrunners

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Closed space for women-identified & nonbinary people of all levels. 2SLGBTQ+ members & friends are invited to join the OFR women members for a run/walk along the Rideau Canal.

Life Drawing: Couples & Throuples

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Nude models of diverse genders pose together in twos and in threes. No art experience is necessary, and art materials are made available for all. No photography, please.

Glittery & Sparkly Unicorn – Roller Disco

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Wear your favorite rainbow unicorn colors, strap on a pair of roller skates and roll the night away to some magical tunes.

Bliss

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Lez Go, Ottawa's lesbian+ events group presents: BLISS, August 26th at Queen St. Fare, 8 pm - 1 am. Featuring: Vocalist & DJ, Sandy Duperval/Ottawa's own DJ RoxySunset!

Drag Cabaret : An Evening of Drag at Bazille

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Join us for our ONE year Anniversary and Pride extravaganza!

Technoir PRIDE Edition

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Celebrate PRIDE with a lustful night of hard, dark & sexy beats curated by Thunder Bitch. Dark intimate room, lustful vibes, leather, pup, kink/fetish wear welcomed.

Live DJ!

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Funky ambient house beats spun Live by The AlChemist. Perfect meet up spot for pre-drinks before hitting all of the parties in the Market.

2022 Pride Shabbat Service and Picnic

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Or Haneshamah's annual Pride Shabbat service and picnic: Saturday, August 27th from 10:00-1:00 in McNabb Park. Celebrate with pride and community!

Heure du conte avec une drag queen

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Jeunesse Idem invites you and your kids to come listen to a young actrice and a drag queen tell a story about self-love.

Drag & Balls 2022 – Red Carpet Ready: A Night at the Oscars

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Every Ottawa Pride our finest descend upon the Riverain Park ball diamond in drag to sashay and slay for the Bruce House charity.

Ottawa Dyke March

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Join us for a rally, march and picnic! This event champions queer liberation by resisting the co-optation of pride, commodification of queer culture, and oppression of dykes.

Pride Square Dance

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Give Gay Square Dancing a try! Join the Ottawa Date Squares for their Pride Dance. Open to all genders and sexual orientations. No experience needed. Wear comfortable shoes.

Pride Swim

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The Rideau Speedeaus will be holding the Pride Swim at Lac Leamy on Saturday, August 27th at 2:30 pm. We will gather at the right hand end of the beach (facing the lake) - look for our flag. Bring snacks for social time after the swim.

Sip and Swap Clothing Shop

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A clothing swap and LGBTQ+ safe-space/networking event. Attendees will be asked to bring exchangeable/swap-worthy items as their tickets to this event.

In-person event, however please find attached a 360 virtual tour link of the event space if you would like to have a look before-hand. https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=feMk5TKzY19

National Capital Pride Run 2022

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Run 5k or walk 2.5k with us in support of Bruce House! This fun and family-friendly Pride event invites you to put on your running shoes - and your boldest Pride outfit.

Art Show

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Wine and cheese reception. Meet the artists and purchase some art from talented local 2SLGBTQ+ artists!

La fierté au Mino

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Minotaure and Jeunesse Idem are coming together to you THE 2SLGTBQIA+ party of the summer!

Pride Sunday Worship Service

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Sunday worship service celebrating, advocating and connecting residents of Ottawa and visitors respecting the full diversity of the 2SLGBTQ+ communities.

BRUNCHED + Beautiful

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A fun filled brunch filled with delicious food, Build Your Own Mimosas, and fierce Ottawa Drag Queens. A pride event not to be missed!

Kenny Hayes: The Pride Concert

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A celebration of queer anthems & queer artists by one of Ottawa's most promising singer-songwriters.

Dance Party

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Street Festival tent on Bank St. (near Staples) selling HG merch and cold drinks!
Pumping disco beats and Pride anthems all day. Go inside Staples HG Café for food options.