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Event Calendar
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Fri 14Apr: Good Friday
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Mon 7Aug: Civic Holiday
Public holidays are underlined and event days are shown in bold type. Click an event day to scroll the event listing to that day.
April 2017
Sat 29Apr Visions Via Voices
Visions Via Voices is a one-day FREE youth-led conference that works to bring together youth aged 13-18 from diverse paths to learn about youth homelessness, mental health, and equity through a race relations lens. Delegates will engage with community leaders and organizations through meaningful discussions, …
Markham
May 2017
Mon 1May Rainbow Youth Support Group
For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, two-spirited, intersex, queer or questioning youth 26 and under.
The Rainbow Youth Support Group provides support for issues experienced by LGBT Youth such as coming out, discrimination, family adjustment, meeting others and promoting safer sex …
Richmond Hill
Thu 4May Free Introduction To Yoga
Join us on the first Thursday of every month as Paul Galloro, Experienced Yoga Teacher and Divine Wellness Coach, takes us through a series of mindful postures that will leave you feeling strong and limber with a sense of peace …
Richmond Hill
Mon 8May YRGSA South
Come out to our York Region Gay-Straight Alliance (YRGSA) meeting for LGBTTIQQ2SA youth and their allies! New faces are always welcomed. Being a part of YRGSA is a great way for youth to become active members of their community and to make new friends!
Please bring anything creative that you …
Richmond Hill
Wed 10May Trans Support Drop-in
An open group for those questioning their gender identity or transitioning. The group provides an opportunity to use the process of dialogue and reflection to become more secure and resilient, discover new community resources, share tips about dressing to pass, deal with discrimination, etc. …
Richmond Hill
Fri 12May Heroes and Villains Dance Party
In honour of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB), we are holding a dance party with a twist. Dress up as your favourite hero or villain; whether it's comic books, anime or manga, Disney, or one of your own creation!
May 12 at the Lion's Gate (386 Blake …
Barrie
Mon 15May Coffee Meet
Join Fierté Simcoe Pride and The Gilbert Centre for our monthly Coffee Meet at Casa Cappuccino in Barrie! Enjoy delicious beverages, food, and chat with old friends or make new ones.
Barrie
Mon 15May Rainbow Youth Support Group
For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, two-spirited, intersex, queer or questioning youth 26 and under.
The Rainbow Youth Support Group provides support for issues experienced by LGBT Youth such as coming out, discrimination, family adjustment, meeting others and promoting safer sex …
Richmond Hill
Thu 18May Coffee Meet
Join Fierté Simcoe Pride and The Gilbert Centre for our monthly Coffee Meet at Ciboulette Et Cie in Midland! Enjoy delicious beverages, food, and chat with old friends or make new ones.
Midland
Thu 18May YRGSA North
Come out to our York Region Gay-Straight Alliance (YRGSA) meeting for LGBTTIQQ2SA youth and their allies! New faces are always welcomed. Being a part of YRGSA is a great way for youth to become active members of their community and to make new friends!
Please bring anything creative that you …
Newmarket
Tue 23May PFLAG York Region - Monthly Meeting
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transexual, transgendered, two-spirit, intersex, queer, and questioning persons, their families and friends through:
* support ~ to cope with an adverse …
Richmond Hill
Wed 24May Trans Support Drop-in
An open group for those questioning their gender identity or transitioning. The group provides an opportunity to use the process of dialogue and reflection to become more secure and resilient, discover new community resources, share tips about dressing to pass, deal with discrimination, etc. …
Richmond Hill
June 2017
Thu 1Jun Free Introduction To Yoga
Join us on the first Thursday of every month as Paul Galloro, Experienced Yoga Teacher and Divine Wellness Coach, takes us through a series of mindful postures that will leave you feeling strong and limber with a sense of peace …
Richmond Hill
Sat 3Jun Pride Week in Barrie
Barrie's annual pride week festival.
Visit BarriePride.com for full details.
Mon 5Jun Rainbow Youth Support Group
For lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, two-spirited, intersex, queer or questioning youth 26 and under.
The Rainbow Youth Support Group provides support for issues experienced by LGBT Youth such as coming out, discrimination, family adjustment, meeting others and promoting safer sex …
Richmond Hill
Fri 9Jun Pride Week In York Region
York Region's annual pride week festival.
Visit YorkPrideFest.com for full details.
Sat 10Jun Barrie Pride Parade
The 4th annual Barrie Pride Parade in downtown Barrie! Bring your glamour and glitter to celebrate alongside our vibrant LGBT community. All welcome at this family friendly event.
Barrie
Wed 14Jun Trans Support Drop-in
An open group for those questioning their gender identity or transitioning. The group provides an opportunity to use the process of dialogue and reflection to become more secure and resilient, discover new community resources, share tips about dressing to pass, deal with discrimination, etc. …
Richmond Hill
Thu 15Jun YRGSA North
Come out to our York Region Gay-Straight Alliance (YRGSA) meeting for LGBTTIQQ2SA youth and their allies! New faces are always welcomed. Being a part of YRGSA is a great way for youth to become active members of their community and to make new friends!
Please bring anything creative that you …
Newmarket
Sat 17Jun York Region Pride Parade
The 2017 York Region Pride Parade will start at 10.30am from the intersection of Main Street South and Ontario Street in downtown Newmarket. It will then travel south along Main Street, ending at Timothy Street - just a few metres from our all day Pride celebrations at Riverwalk Commons. …
Newmarket