Bolingbrook Pride to hold Pride Picnic on June 9

BOLINGBROOK — Bolingbrook’s Pride Picnic will be behind the Village Hall, at 375 W. Briarcliff Rd, on Sunday, June 9. Bolingbrook Pride said in an email that they expect 500 to 1,000 people this yearh. Sausagefest food truck, Smokin’ Z BBQ food truck, Kona Ice (who is giving 20% back to us as a fundraiser), and Epic Popcorn (the first and only National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) certified popcorn company in the country) will be there selling food. There will also be beer for sale. The group is aiming for a family-friendly Pride with a “faith village” with affirming churches, LGBTQ storytime with kids from the Fountaindale Library, free face painting, free photo booth, yard games, a bouncy house, a DJ, 2 bands (Social Que and Redhorse), resource providers, vendors / artisans selling goods, and a trans clothing swap.