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Swift Current Pride Week 2021

Schedule of Events 

Saturday, July 10

Drive-In Drag Show | All Ages show-7 p.m. | 16+ show-9 p.m. (sold out!) | Kinetic Park lot (fairgrounds)-North gate access | Purchase tickets in advance by visiting yxedragcollective.com  | Stop at Cinema Twin Theatre for some snacks and popcorn on your way-show off your Pride colours or your ticket to the big event for a discount! |

 

Sunday, July 11

"Show Your Pride" Photo Contest | Weeklong submissions to swiftcurrentpride@gmail.com |

Business and Individual entries-categories: Business, Family, & Human |  Send pics of your business decorations, Pride gear, rainbow pet wear, etc. | Final judging on Sat, July 17 |

Pride Passport | Your passport to this year's Pride Week! | Information, schedules, sponsors-it's all inside! | Print off your own copy  and check off events you attend in person or virtually | Validate your Pride Passport at our booth on Saturday at Market Square for prizes and entries into draws for some amazing gifts! | Pride Passport draw winners are: T. Baum, S. Hanna, and J. Boux! | Another huge thanks to our donors and sponsors! What an incredible selection of prizes! |

Queer History Bytes | Check out our social media platforms daily during Pride week for interesting and educational information about the LGBTQ+ community in Saskatchewan and around the world! | Hint: some of these might be part of Wednesday's Queer Trivia game! |

Monday's History Byte: Pride on the Prairies

Tuesday's History Byte: Queer Literature in History

Wednesday's History Byte: History of the Word 'Queer'

Thursday's History Byte: Queer Representation in Video Games

Friday's History Byte: The History of Drag

Monday, July 12

Pride Flag Raising | noon | Market Square | Everyone welcome! | Thank you, Deputy Mayor Switzer, for your words and wishes for Pride Week! |

LGBTQ+ Book Reviews |  Monday-Friday on social media and website | reader-submitted | reviews of LGBTQ+ books of multiple genres | 

Monday-Girls of Paper and Fire-Natasha Ngan (presented by James Patterson)

Tuesday-Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda-Becky Albertalli

Wednesday-The Queeriodic Table-Harriet Dyer

Thursday-Six of Crows-Leigh Bardugo

Friday-The Art of Drag-Hall, Burkin, Li, & Hans

Tuesday, July 13

Disc Golf Mania | Riverside Park 6:30-8:30 | Bring the whole family | Check in by O'Rudy's (and grab some rainbow ice cream, too!) | play free of charge! | Bring a frisbee if you have one! |

Wednesday, July 14

Queer Trivia Night |   Lucky Charlie's @ 7:30 | Game on, people! | Bring your team, or connect at the pub! | No charge to enter | 

Thursday, July 15

Family Rainbow Glow-Bowling | Get your 'glow' on from 6-8 p.m. | no charge | capacity may be  limited | Everybody welcome! |

Friday, July 16

Movie Night  | Nothing planned for the evening?  Treat yourself to a movie at the Cinema Twin Theatre ! | Great shows & great treats (did I mention the popcorn???) | Pride specials on Combo 3 and Kids' Combos | Movies on screen are Boss Baby 2, Black Widow & The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard | Check out Cinema Twin Theatre online @ Facebook for tickets and times |  See y'all there! |

Saturday, July 17

Queer Brunch | Nightjar Diner Co. |  from 11:30 a.m. | 

Photo Contest | Have your entries in by noon! | Final judging and awarding of some seriously incredible prizes! | Winners of the Pride photo contest are: Best Dressed Business-The Meadows (D. Pastuck-Smith), Best Dressed Home-L. Fensom, Best Dressed Human-A. McKenzie | Thank you to all of you that sent us your pics! What an amazing set of photos...let's do it all over again next year! |

Market Square | Visit our booth from 9:30-2 | face painting, buttons, information available | Bring your Pride Passports for rewards! | Show us your Passports and we'll give you a special prize and enter your name into our draw for more amazing prizes! |

 

Many thanks to all our friends and sponsors for all the support and enthusiasm.  We truly show Pride in our community!

All events will comply with current SHA Health Restrictions.

Be safe out there everybody!

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