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Thursday, February 2, 2023
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UP’s June Pride Party

June 12, 2022 @ 1:30 pm 9:00 pm

Uniting Pride is delighted to partner with Rose Bowl Tavern, Urbana Free Library, and HITNHOMEBOY to present a day of FREE programs with something for everyone! Throw on your best rainbow gear, grab the whole family, and enjoy a mix of offerings and experiences going on throughout the day on Sunday, Jun 12th.

1:30pm – DJ Silkee, bubbles, face painting, arts & crafts, and HITNHOMEBOY’s Young, Queer + Black Book Drive

2pm – Drag Story Time presented in partnership with Urbana Free Library

3:30pm – Drag Show featuring Karma Carrington, Mr. Knightly, Ceduxion Carrington, Just Sue, Cationna Carrington, and Corinna Carrington

6pm – Emily The Band

THIS ENTIRE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO ANYONE AND EVERYONE!

More info about the Book Drive:
HITNHOMEBOY’s BOOKS 2 THE BLOCK SUMMER 2022 INITIATIVE is the YOUNG, BLACK + QUEER Book Drive: The YB+Q Book Series is dedicated to ensuring the distribution of literature written by Black + Queer authors, enhancing the knowledge of LGBTQ historians, and engaging the imagination for more inclusive spaces while elevating proficiency skills.

Books Requested:

1. The ABCs of Black History – Rio Cortez

2. When Aiden Became a Brother – Kyle Lukoff

3. All Boys Aren’t Blue – George M. Johnson

4. Pet – Akwaeke Emezi

5. Julian is a Mermaid – Jessica Love

6. You Should See Me in a Crown – Leah Johnson

The Literary in downtown Champaign stocks all these books and is our local retail partner in this book drive. Pop on down there before heading to our event, snag up a book or 6, and bring them to Rose Bowl!

Free
106 N. Race St.
Urbana, Illinois 61801 United States
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(217) 367-7031
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