SHAKE, STIR & STRAINBOW
Aug
22
to Sep 1

SHAKE, STIR & STRAINBOW

We’re so grateful to get to be back as the recipient charity of the 2nd annual ‘Shake, Stir, & Strainbow!’

It all kicks off on Monday with over 70 of Calgary’s restaurants each creating a unique Pride cocktail to be served throughout August. With $1 from each cocktail being contributed to us and supporting trans youth in Alberta!

Check out the full details over at Eat North!

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CARING HEARTS
Aug
22
6:30 PM18:30

CARING HEARTS

Caring for a trans or gender diverse child, teen, or young adult can be an amazing journey full of love, joy, and pride. It can also be challenging, confusing, and overwhelming. Having a safe place to share experiences with other caregivers can be a powerful way connect, build our capacity, and know that we are not alone.

Caring Hearts is for family members, parents, guardians and caregivers of transgender and gender diverse children, teens and youth.

More Info Here

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WE ARE ALL CITIZEN - PRIDE BEER LAUNCH
Aug
23
6:00 PM18:00

WE ARE ALL CITIZEN - PRIDE BEER LAUNCH

Come out on Friday August 23rd to Citizen Brewing Company for We Are All Citizens, a pride kick-off party featuring the launch of their new beer, One Love Hazy ISA.
Kick off pride week on the best patio in town with cold beer, moscow mules from Russian Standard Vodka and live music from Ryan Marchant and Mason Jenkins. DJ Lively Blake will be on the decks spinning pride gold between sets and proceeds from One Love will go towards Skipping Stone Foundation.
No cover but donations are welcomed!
Stick around for a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT regarding local LGBTQ+ live music!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2426623454285352/

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MEMORIAL PARK PRIDE
Aug
24
to Aug 25

MEMORIAL PARK PRIDE

Memorial Park Pride is a two day, multi-generational, inclusive, accessible and educational event kicking off Pride Week in Central Memorial Park, a prominent landmark in Calgary's queer history. This celebration includes performances from local artists, family-friendly activities hosted by community groups, and workshops as diverse as our community, all free to attend.

Come by and say ‘hi’! We’ll have a booth there all weekend.

https://www.facebook.com/events/468721753884888/

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DONUT BRUNCH
Aug
25
10:30 AM10:30

DONUT BRUNCH

START YYC PRIDE WEEK WITH A SPECIAL COLLABORATIVE BRUNCH BETWEEN THE DANDELION CAFE & VEGHAMMER!

We aim to bring the community together to share great food and support the Skipping Stone, a Calgary-based not-for-profit organization and registered charity, whose mission is to support and empower trans and gender diverse youth and their families in the province of Alberta.

We focus on using locally sourced ingredients, and this 100% plant-based Donut Extravaganza will be the pinnacle of naughty indulgence, with $2 from each plate going to Skipping Stone.

Tickets available at https://the-dandelion-cafe.myshopify.com/products/veghammer-donut-brunch

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PRIDE BLOCK PARTY
Aug
27
6:00 PM18:00

PRIDE BLOCK PARTY

BassBus and TD are proud to present the 3rd annual Pride Block Party.

This is a free all ages event and we welcome all to join us! The event runs 6PM - 10PM and will be hosted at the Springboard Performance ContainR site in Sunnyside.

We will be accepting donations at the door for the Skipping Stone Foundation. This incredible organization supports and empowers transgender and gender diverse youth and their families by providing low-barrier access to services and support. Last year we raised $1993 for Skipping Stone through this event so please join us and support our challenge of raising even more this year!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1179144935622078/

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STUDIO 54 - FLUEVOG FUNDRAISER
Aug
29
4:00 PM16:00

STUDIO 54 - FLUEVOG FUNDRAISER

We are so excited to invite you all to our Studio 54 themed DRAG AND VARIETY SHOW FUNDRAISER in partnership with John Fluevog Shoes. On August 29 come by the store to be a part of the fun, and pick up a new pair of shoes - 50% of all sales will be donated to Skipping Stone at the end of the night.

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proPRIDE
Aug
29
5:30 PM17:30

proPRIDE

The Pride at Work Canada / Fierté au travail Canada Calgary ProPride Presented by TD is heading your way.

Join us Thursday, August 29 for an evening of networking and connecting with #LGBTQ2+ and ally professionals in Calgary at The Hyatt Regency Calgary. The night’s festivities will include a panel discussion bringing together business and community leaders to share insights on how to include trans, two-spirit, and gender diverse people in the workplace.

Our very own Skipping Stone family members, Amelia Marie Newbert and Kate Madden will be sitting on the panel for this event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2458128640892225/

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SASHAY FILLET
Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

SASHAY FILLET

The worlds of culinary and drag shall collide once again this summer when Sashay, Fillet! returns on August 29 in support of Calgary Pride!

Just like last year, chefs from five great Alberta restaurants will be paired up with local drag talents and put through a series of fun and interactive challenges onstage throughout the evening.

Chefs participating in this year's event are Peter Paiva of Raw Bar, Eric Mah of Purlieu, Bridgette Bar's Sterling Cummings, Tracy Little of The Sensory (Canmore) and London Local's Lindsay Porter (Edmonton).

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FLOWING HEARTS
Sep
3
6:30 PM18:30

FLOWING HEARTS

Did you know that gender is not about being a man or a woman? Gender is how we express who we are in this world. It helps us define our presence authentically by allowing us to flow to, between, and from the binaries of masculine and feminine expressions. So if gender is expression, then what is identity?

Flowing Hearts is for anyone and everyone, ages 16 and over, who wants to explore gender identity and expression outside of society’s binary rules. If you’re curious about non-binary identities, then this group is for you!

More info here.

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LOVING HEARTS
Sep
5
6:30 PM18:30

LOVING HEARTS

Love can mean many and different things to each of us; be it sexual, emotional, or spiritual. Partner can also have many meanings; be it monogamous, polyamorous or exploring. So, how do we navigate honouring our personal meanings and needs while affirming and supporting those of our partners?

Loving Hearts is for anyone and everyone, ages 16 and over, who loves a transgender or gender diverse partner, whatever and however ‘love’ and ‘partner’ mean to you.

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