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Event Calendar
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Mon 21May: Victoria Day
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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 2018
Mon 23Apr 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
Tue 24Apr Community Conversation: What's Poverty Got To Do With It??
The Race Relations Committee (RRC) of the City of Markham in partnership with the Social Planning Committee of York Region, the Markham Public Library and the Markham Welcome Centre cordially invites you to our Community Conversation: What's Poverty Got To Do With It?? …
Markham
Wed 25Apr A Taste For Life
A Taste For Life is a delicious fundraiser where participating restaurants donate 25% of your bill to the AIDS Committee of York Region.
At Bijoy's and Symposium Cafe, the event will be held during lunch, from 11.30am to 2pm. At Bhai's Indian Canteen, the event will be held during lunch, from …
Aurora, Georgina, Keswick, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Stouffville, Whitchurch‑Stouffville
Wed 25Apr 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
Wed 25Apr 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
May 2018
Thu 3May 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 7May 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
Wed 9May 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 17May 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
Fri 18May Building a Harm Reduction Agenda for Change
Peer programs work. They motivate and inspire. They lead to action and change. Yet, the principles and practices of peer-driven and peer-led programs remain in the margins of health and social services delivery in York Region.
This coming May, we are gathering together to talk, share, and make a plan …
Newmarket
Wed 23May 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
Wed 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
June 2018
Fri 1Jun We Belong! Pride Breakfast
The York Regional Police 'We Belong' Pride Breakfast will kick-off Pride Month like never before.
This fun-filled event includes a scrumptious breakfast, engaging community partners and inspiring speakers. You won't want to miss it!
By joining together with the AIDS …
Aurora
Mon 4Jun 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 8Jun Pride Week In York Region
York Region's annual pride week festival.
Visit YorkPrideFest.com for full details.
Sat 16Jun York Region Pride Parade
The 2018 York Region Pride Parade will start at 3pm from the intersection of Main Street South and Ontario Street in downtown Newmarket. It will then travel south along Main Street, ending at Water Street - just a few metres from our afternoon and evening 'Pride On Riverwalk' celebrations at Riverwalk …
Newmarket
Sat 16Jun Pride On Riverwalk
On the day of the Pride Parade, York Pride will be presenting a community fair, fun activities, live entertainment, food vendors, a beer garden and much more at 'Pride On Riverwalk'.
Entertainment will feature live performances by local artists to be …
Newmarket
Mon 18Jun 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
Wed 27Jun 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