Pride!

Pride 2017!

We’re excited to host youth events for Pride 2017! 

New to the YP this Pride? Don’t know how to get involved? 
That’s ok! Our events require no sign-up beforehand, just drop on by if something looks fun & interesting. YP staff, volunteers, and fabulous youth board members will be on hand to say hi. If you have questions feel free to drop us a line! youthproject@youthproject.ns.ca or 429-5429.
Check out our lineup:

Wednesday, 19th: Transformers Meeting (clothing swap & haircuts)
6:00-8:00 / at the YP (2281 Brunswick street) 

Transformers is a social support group open to trans-identified and gender-questioning youth, ages 25 & under. This month, we’re hosting a clothing swap & free haircuts! Drop off clothing you don’t wear/don’t like and pick up something new, and get a fresh cut for summer!

Thursday, 20th: PRIDE YOUTH DANCE
 8:00-11:00/ Garrison Grounds (Citadel Hill, Bell Rd & Sackville st)
Free Admission. 

Time to shake it under the stars, it’s a youth dance! And it’s gonna be full of glitter; we’ll have glitter stations scattered around so you can SPARKLE UP.
Free admission. Open to LGBTQ youth and their allies, ages 19 and under.
This dance is chaperoned by Youth Project and Pride staff and volunteers, as well as hired security. It is absolutely drug- and alcohol-free. IDs will be checked, and coat check is available.

Friday, 21st: Float-Building and BBQ
1:00-4:00, 2281 Brunswick Street, Halifax

All youth are welcome to join us on our Pride float! But first we have to build it.
Youth aged 25 & under are welcome to help us build, paint, and create our parade entry! We’ll also have a BBQ and provide snacks.

Tuesday, 25th: Coffee House/Talent & Drag Show
6:00-8:00 / at the YP (2281 Brunswick street)
Free Admission 

Got a talent you want to share? Lipsync in a fabulous outfit? Just take it all in with a Pride-
themed drink? We got you covered: Come to the Youth Coffee House! Open to LGBT youth & their allies, ages 25 & under. Free admission, free drinks & snacks.

You can sign up on the day or beforehand right here:

Wednesday, 26th: Backyard Movie Screening
7:45pm / At the YP (2281 Brunswick Street, backyard!)
Free Admission. 

Open to LGBTQ youth and their allies ages 25 & under, we’re screening PRIDE!
Join us for some freshly popped popcorn and an LGBT-themed film as we celebrate Pride….with PRIDE! We’re showing it on the big screen outside, under the stars (….unless it rains then we’re inside, under the roof. Nobody likes soggy popcorn).

Thursday, 27th: Swag-Making at the Library
6:00-8:00
Halifax Central Library, 2nd floor (Spring Garden rd)
Free admission & free supplies. 

So popular for the last 2 years we’re bringing it back. The Halifax Libraries & The Youth Project are teaming up to bring you a Pride Swag Party!  Make stuff that represents you, and rock it during pride (or all year ‘round). Free supplies provided & snacks!

Friday, 28th: Rainbow Families!
4:00-5:00 – Halifax Central Library
Free admission
We are celebrating gender-creative kids and families with same-sex and transgender parents! Open to children under 12, we’ll be making crafts and playing games that celebrate who we are.

 

Saturday, 29th: Truro Pride
Join us in the Truro Pride parade!! Details coming soon.