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Special Edition for August 29, 2015

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Special Pride Edition! For more information on Pride Week go to www.outboulder.org/pride2015 and to print out a calendar of the week's events, head to  tiny.cc/pride2015. Please help us spead the word!

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YMCA's Partnership for Youth and Family Area at Pride


 
 

The YMCA of Boulder Valley is an organization for all, and we are proud to work with Out Boulder to support the local LGBTQ community.

The Y & Out Boulder partnership began when we housed an Out Boulder teen dance in May, providing LGBTQ teens a safe, central place to have fun and enjoy a night with friends. Due to the success of that event (with over 100 youth in attendance), Out Boulder approached the Y on working together at their signature event, Pridefest. We are thrilled to be a sponsor of Boulder Pridefest this year, running the Youth and Family Area at the event.

At the Y, we work to strengthen the foundations of community, and our areas of focus are youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We work to ensure that all people have access to our programs and services. "For all" is one of the bedrock ideas behind the YMCA. Our programs and facilities are here for everyone, and we want to make this community is a more united, respectful and accessible place to call home.

Sincerely,

Jackson Dreiling
Multi-Branch Executive Director
YMCA of Boulder Valley

Stay up to date on the most recent Pridefest news at www.outboulder.org/pride2015

Event Preview: The Art of GLITTER


Here's a behind-the-scenes look at just a small sampling of our amazing art to decorate the space for GLITTER! There will be a tile art installation, hanging clouds, a projection light show and more!

GLITTER will also feature aerial artists, body painting, a food truck from Taco Del Norte and two DJs from Deep Club Denver Productions! We're going to be dancing the night away at the same place as last year, the spacious Apex Movement (3850 Frontier Ave, Boulder, CO)

Tickets for GLITTER are $6 ahead of time and $10 at the door. Click here to get your ticket now!
 PRIDE WEEK: Open Volunteer Meeting on 8/31



Today (8/31), we're having an open meeting for all people interested in volunteering for Pride! Come and ask questions, sign up for your spot in person, and learn more about what opportunities are open for volunteering with Pride Week. The meeting will be from 6 - 7 PM at Out Boulder (2132 14th St. Boulder, CO).

All volunteers who sign up will be contacted via email roughly a week prior to Pridefest. If you have any questions, please call us at 303.499.5777!

 PRIDE WEEK: Full Schedule of Events!!!


We have so much going on this year for Pridefest, it can be tough to wrap your head around everything going on... Good news! Now you can print out this handy-dandy one page guide to Pride so you never miss a thing!

In addition, you can always head to our Pride HQ at www.outboulder.org/pride2015 for the latest news about Pride Week 2015 and a link to every event for the week on Facebook.

There are only a few vendor spots left! 
COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: 
Normal Heights Special Encore Performance!
 


Normal Heights, the hilarious and poignant musical about sexuality, family, love, and loss, is coming back to Boulder for another series of special performances. 

This time two performances (9/12 & 9/19) will be accompanied by special "Talk It Out" community discussions on sexuality, inclusion, and other themes raised by the show. 

Normal Heights won "Best International Act" from Brighton UK Fringe and has been called "Razor-sharp [with] tightly scripted lyrics... A pithy, affecting production, which dares to speak - as it says we all should - directly from the heart." (Richard Stamp, Fringe Guru UK)

When: Sat, Sept 12 : 7:30pm* - Only Lafayette show!
Where: Center for Musical Arts: 
            200 E. Baseline, Lafayette CO 80026
Tickets: (Door only) $15 general / $13 students/seniors/groups

Then:  Six performances with the Boulder International Fringe Festival!

Thu, Sept. 17: 7:30 | Fri, Sept. 18: 7:30 | Sat, Sept. 19: 4:30*
Wed, Sept. 23: 6:00 | Thu, Sept. 24: 6:00 | Fri, Sept. 25: 4:30
            1421 Spruce St, Boulder CO 80302
Tickets: www. BoulderFringe.com ($16 general / $14 students/seniors/groups)

*Indicates performances followed by "Talk it Out!" session.

Register today for Boulder's First Big Gay 5K!



 Click here to register for the 2015 Pridefest Big Gay 5k! Your race fee goes to supporting Pridefest, Out Boulder, and BCAP (Boulder County AIDS Project). 


This unique event will start on Sunday morning at 10:30 AM on the morning of Pridefest. The race will conclude in the middle of the event! Winners will receive a pair of Newton shoes and additional prizes from our wonderful sponsors! 

 


Community Calendar           

Community 
That's not all! Check out these other upcoming events in our community, click on the links below and find out more.
 

Pridehouse Office Hours  



The following are Out Boulder the Pridehouse's regular office hours. If you need to visit us outside of these hours please contact 

info@outboulder.org for an appointment. The Pridehouse is located at 2132 14th Street. Hope to see you soon!   

 

 Mon - Fri: 9 am - 4 pm

 

Some of the events, views and opinions expressed in the eNewsletter are solely those of their authors and/or organizations, and do not necessarily reflect an endorsement by Out Boulder. We encourage you to contact the event sponsor for more information.