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Pride Programming

Pride Events and Programming

Youth Pride Events - 2023

 

Youth Pride 2023 flyer

 

Out for Equity invites you to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride in the community with SPPS staff, students, families, and our amazing community partners this June! 

MNSOC Youth Pride is a free festival with music, performances, activities, art, food, and opportunities to connect with the community!  This event is for people ten to twenty years old. 

MNSOC Youth Pride | flyer
Saturday, June 3rd 2023, 1 pm to 6 pm Como Park Picnic Pavilions | map
1199 Midway Pkwy, St Paul, MN 55103

The whole family can participate in TC Pride Family Fun Day! Music, activities, food, and some of your favorite local sports mascots will be joining us again at Como Park East Pavilions. 

TC Pride Family Fun Day
Sunday, June 18th 2023, 11 am to 2:30 PM

Como Park Picnic Pavilions | map
1199 Midway Pkwy, St Paul, MN 55103

Would you like to volunteer in the SPPS Out for Equity booth? It's a great way to get to know other LGBTQ2IA+ and allied colleagues. Please sign-up to volunteer!!

All Out for Equity events are free of cost, alcohol, drugs, and tobacco!

Email outforequity@spps.org with questions! Or call 651-592-9956.

Youth Pride Events - 2022

Out For Equity June Pride Events Flyer

Out for Equity invites you to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride in community with SPPS staff, students, families, and our amazing community partners this June! 

MNSOC Youth Pride is a free festival with music, performances, activities, art, food, and opportunities to connect with community!  This event is for people ten to twenty years old.

     MNSOC Youth Pride | flyer
     Saturday, June 18th 2022, 1 pm to 6 pm
     Como Park Picnic Pavilions | map
     1199 Midway Pkwy, St Paul, MN 55103

The whole family can participate in the TC Pride Family Fun Day! Music, activities, food, and some of your favorite local sports mascots will be joining us again at Como Park East Pavilions. 

     TC Pride Family Fun Day
     Sunday, June 19th 2022, 11 am to 2:30 PM
     Como Park Picnic Pavilions | map
     1199 Midway Pkwy, St Paul, MN 55103

Would you like to volunteer in the SPPS Out for Equity booth? It's a great way to get to know other LGBTQ2IA+ and allied colleagues. Please sign-up to volunteer!

All Out for Equity events are free of cost, alcohol, drugs, and tobacco!

Email outforequity@spps.org with questions! Or call 651-592-9956.

Youth Pride - 2021

 

Youth Pride flyer 2021

 

Happy Pride! Help us spread the word about this year’s Youth Pride, hosted by MNSOC and St. Paul Parks and Recreation. Events (including food!) are no cost and will be held in Como Park East Pavilion from 1-6pm. Activities include:

  • Art, music, and sportsball
  • Free food from Shobi’s Truck (3 - 6 PM)
  • Bingo and photo scavenger hunt with prizes
  • Yoga from Embody Yoga (2 PM and 4 PM)
  • Pop-up activities and performances (3 - 6 PM)
  • Screening of the movie Kiki (9 PM)

Need transportation help? Transit tokens available.

Email mnschooloutreachcoalition@gmail.com 

Youth and Family Pride Events - 2018

LGBT Pride Month in Saint Paul Public Schools

Every June the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community celebrates its history and vibrancy during Pride month. SPPS staff are invited to participate in several Pride events. Join the SPPS Rainbow Connection on Schoology to get regular updates about LGBT-focused events and news in Saint Paul Public Schools. Use code: TRTFH-CND44.

  • SPPS Staff Pride Gathering. Join SPPS staff for an informal gathering to celebrate Pride month. This event is organized by staff for staff. This is a pay your own way event. Visit http://www.thehappygnome.com for restaurant menu and pricing.
    • WHEN: Tuesday, June 5, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
    • WHAT: SPPS staff celebration and networking
    • WHERE: Happy Gnome, 498 Selby Ave, St Paul, MN 55102
    • COST: Pay your own way
  • TC Pride Family Fun Day Picnic at Como Park. Come enjoy activities, free hot dogs, corn on the cob, chips, and beverages with your Pride Family. SPPS will have a booth – stop by, learn about current LGBT programs, and get an SPPS rainbow sticker! Sign up for reminders, transportation details, and/or to volunteer in the SPPS booth.
    • WHEN: June 17 11a.m. – 2 p.m.
    • WHAT: Activities, food
    • WHERE: Como Park East Pavilions, 1199 Midway Pkwy, St. Paul, MN 55103
    • COST: Free
    • SIGN-UP: https://goo.gl/forms/fPt6g8SB0A1Kcf7O2
    • FLYER: [link to flyer, see attached]
  • TC Pride Parade in Downtown Minneapolis. March with students, families, and staff! Bring your own signs. Participants will receive SPPS stickers to distribute. Sign-up for reminders and additional details.
    • WHEN: June 24, 11 a.m.
    • WHAT: Participate in the TC Pride Parade
    • WHERE: Hennepin Ave. downtown Minneapolis from North 3rd St. to 16th St.
    • COST: Free
    • SIGN-UP TO MARCH: https://goo.gl/forms/BDLOwiIByJXAjq4l2

Contact Clark Hoelscher with questions about these events or for suggestions about celebrating Pride at your site, clark.hoelscher@spps.org.

TC Pride Parade and Festival - 2016

  Saint Paul Public Schools invites you to participate in the TC Pride Parade and/or Festival on June 25th and 26th, 2016 with Out for Equity and the Office of Family Engagement and Community Partnership!   Sign-up for the parade or festival here!   Parade! Sunday, June 26th! -- Meet Out for Equity at 3rd St. S. and Hennepin Ave. at 10:30 AM to decorate the St. Paul Public Schools float! The parade begins at 11 AM but we won't really be moving until closer to 11:30 AM. We are usually around spot 50 in the line-up.   Additional lineup instructions will be provided via email to registered participants as soon as they are available from the parade organizers.    STAFF AND FAMILIES: There will be a shuttle bus for parade participants leaving 360 S. Colborne St. at 10:00 a.m. and returning at 2 PM.   STUDENTS: Transportation to and from the TC Pride Parade in Loring Park is not provided by St. Paul Public Schools for this opportunity.   Festival! Saturday, June 25th and Sunday, June 26th -- Find us at Loring Park, 1382 Willow St, Minneapolis. MN. The festival grounds are open each day from 10 AM to 6 PM. Look for the "Out4Good/Out for Equity" booth.    Sign-up for the parade or festival here!   Pick a time to volunteer in the Pride festival booth or email Out for Equity.