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Sunday, 24 May, 2015

NSRAP

2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project Annual General Meeting
Reports on activities during the past year, and elections for 2015/16 Board. Following the AGM there will be a facilitated discussion on racial diversity and inclusion in Nova Scotia's LGBTQ communities.
Location : Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University (6061 University Avenue). Find out more the NSRAP site.

Sunday, 31 May, 2015

YouthProject

Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Strike Out Homophobia Bowl-a-thon 2015 at Bowlarama Bayers Road
Are you ready to Strike Out Homophobia? The YouthProject is!
The YouthProject is diligently working to make this year's event one to remember! Registration is now open. Register your team online or find and sponsor a friend.
Find out more via Facebook.

Tuesday, 9 June, 2015

Health

All day
Nova Scotia LGBTQ Health Research Conference - Day 1 at New Academic Building (2nd floor) at the University of King's College, Halifax
Theme: The Importance of Patient Engagement and Collaboration in Improving LGBTQ Health in Nova Scotia
This conference will feature: a keynote address by Anna Travers, Executive Director of Rainbow Health Ontario, panel presentations, facilitated discussion groups, and a safe space lounge for LGBTQ participants.
The goal of this conference is to foster sustainable collaboration among stakeholders to set priorities for future research on improving patient-oriented LGBTQ health care in Nova Scotia and to work together to produce and implement solutions to advance LGBTQ pathways to primary health.
This conference is open to LGBTQ community members, health researchers, health care providers, policy makers, community organizations and other stakeholders. There is no registration fee and space is limited so we encourage you to RSVP as soon as possible. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Emily Colpitts at emily.colpitts@dal.ca or Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan at jacqueline.gahagan@dal.ca

Wednesday, 10 June, 2015

Health

All day
Nova Scotia LGBTQ Health Research Conference - Day 2 at New Academic Building (2nd floor) at the University of King's College, Halifax
See 2015-06-09 for details.

Thursday, 11 June, 2015

Health

All day
Knowledge-Sharing Workshop on LGBTQ Health in the Penthouse at Northwood at the Harbour, Halifax
Theme: developing culturally competent primary health assessment approaches for LGBTQ populations in Nova Scotia
This full-day workshop will feature panel presentations, facilitated discussion sessions, and a keynote address by Anna Travers, Executive Director of Rainbow Health Ontario.
This event is focused on sharing the findings of our research on LGBTQ health in Nova Scotia with key decision-makers and knowledge-users to inform the process of developing primary health priorities and consensus on:
1) what are the salient primary health issues to be measured
2) how best to measure these to help inform primary health practices and responses, and
3) how to develop culturally competent baseline primary health assessment approaches and tools, with, for and by the LGBTQ communities in Nova Scotia.
The outcomes of this knowledge-sharing workshop will be used to develop and pilot the LGBTQ primary health assessment approaches and tools.
This knowledge-sharing workshop is open to policy makers, public and primary health officials, health researchers, community organizations and LGBTQ community members. There is no registration fee and space is limited so we encourage you to RSVP as soon as possible. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Emily Colpitts at emily.colpitts@dal.ca or Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan at jacqueline.gahagan@dal.ca.

OUTeastFilmFestival

OUTeastFilmFestival at Neptune Studio Stag
Details to be announced.

Thursday, 16 July, 2015

PrideWeek

Halifax Pride Week

Details TBA


Friday, 17 July, 2015

PrideWeek

Halifax Pride Week

Details TBA


Saturday, 18 July, 2015

PrideWeek

Halifax Pride Week

Details TBA


Sunday, 19 July, 2015

PrideWeek

Halifax Pride Week

Details TBA


Monday, 20 July, 2015

PrideWeek

Halifax Pride Week

GetOutHalifax

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
GetOutHalifax: Walk in the Park & Ice Cream Social at Point Pleasant Park
Before Pride Week ramps up, enjoy a leisurely stroll through Point Pleasant Park with Get Out Halifax, starting at the Tower Road parking lot (important: lower parking lot closes early). Following the walk, sit back, relax, and enjoy some ice cream. RSVP via Facebook.
Rain date: Monday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, 21 July, 2015

PrideWeek

Halifax Pride Week

Details TBA


Wednesday, 22 July, 2015

PrideWeek

Halifax Pride Week

Details TBA


Thursday, 23 July, 2015

PrideWeek

Halifax Pride Week

Details TBA


Friday, 24 July, 2015

PrideWeek

Halifax Pride Week

Details TBA


Saturday, 25 July, 2015

PrideWeek

Halifax Pride Parade Day!!

Details TBA


Sunday, 26 July, 2015

PrideWeek

Halifax Pride Week

Details TBA


Friday, 7 August, 2015

CourageRoundup

All Weekend
Courage Roundup The Rainbow Recovery Reunion -- We Are Who We Are is a weekend get-together for alcoholics and those affected by the alcoholism of others. The weekend includes fellowship, speaker meetings and workshop discussions of recovery topics in a relaxed and peaceful setting and takes place at the UniversalistUnitarianChurch. Courage is a small, intimate round up and always has been. It is the only gay and lesbian AA round up in Atlantic Canada, the only one of its kind east of Montreal.
at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 5500 Inglis Street, Halifax. The cost is $25.00, which includes lunch on Saturday. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Supper on Saturday is extra, estimated at $14.50. You can pay at the restaurant.
Registration opens at 5:00pm on Friday.
Pre-registration is appreciated and may be done on line at http://www.halifaxgayaaroundup.org/, or send your cheque or money order to: Courage Round Up, c/o 1107-5770 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS B3H 4JH, or Contact: Dale C - Phone (902) 452-1986, or e-mail – Courage449@yahoo.com

Saturday, 8 August, 2015

CourageRoundup

All Weekend
Courage Roundup -- click the link for particulars

Sunday, 9 August, 2015

CourageRoundup

All Weekend
Courage Roundup -- click the link for particulars

Regular Events

TDue to overwhelming negativity, these events have been cancelled.he Queer Week Starts On Friday

Fridays

11 p.m.
GuerillaGayFare events - last Friday night of the month

ReflectionsCabaret

10 p.m. on
We spin all your favourite tunes at Full Throttle Fridays with a double threat on the wheels of steel at ReflectionsCabaret. First to warm you up and get your booty shaking we have DJ Cody Priest from 10 to 1am and then the one and only DJ Dollar keeps you going all night long!-the kickoff to your weekend! Happy Hour from 10pm to 1am with $2.75 drinks. $7 before 1am, $9 after. Students free until 1am.

Saturdays

9 a.m.
HalifaxFrontRunners - runners begin at 9:30am, walkers at 9:00am, beginning from the main gates of Halifax Public Gardens, corner of Spring Garden Road and South Park Street. Distance: 7kms. After-run gathering at The Daily Grind, 5686 Spring Garden Road.

RHOMBUS

9:30 a.m. to Noon
RHOMBUS Bike Rides in Dartmouth (May to October)
See the RHOMBUS Web site for details.

ReflectionsCabaret

10 p.m. on
Our famous Saturday night Party with the one and only DJ HedFones? at ReflectionsCabaret! That means all your favourite hits, requests, and ass kicking, butt shaking music!! Happy Hour runs from 10pm to 1am with $2.75 drinks! Cover is $7 before 1am and $9 after. See you there party people!

Sundays

9 a.m.
BedfordUnitedChurch (1200 Bedford Highway) - We are an Affirming Congregation and welcome everyone. Services at 9 am (Casual & Contemporary) and 11 am (Quieter & Traditional). For more info, call 835-8497.
10.30 a.m.
UniversalistUnitarianChurch: Lay-led service. We are a Welcoming Congregation, aiming to help each person in their search for truth and meaning.
10.30 to 11.30 a.m.
Halifax Friends Meeting (Quakers) - Quakerism emphasizes that we all manifest the Divine. Services are held at Atlantic School of Theology Library (640 Franklyn Street). Please use the car port entrance.
1pm to 5pm
SOS: Sex on Sunday Party Sex on Sundays: Halifax's Hottest Sex Party-CANCELLED

WayvesMagazine

Morning & Afternoon
WayvesMagazine layout (second-last Sunday of the month)- come and help! It's fun. Check http://wayves.ca/ "Production Calendar" item for exact dates; mailto:submissions@wayves.ca if you can help out!

KoinoniaChurch

12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
KoinoniaChurch Service @ Petrie's Halifax Feast (corner of Barrington & Salter Street)
4 to 6 p.m.
CentreOfHope, Halifax. Looking for somewhere new to experience spirituality? Check us out. We offer a welcoming non judgemental environment. No walls... come as YOU are. We meet each Sunday from 4-6 PM at the Dalhousie Women's Center located at 6286 South Street (next to Dalplex) Hope to see you there!
6 to 7 p.m.
BLT-Womyn Bi-sexual, Lesbian, Transgendered womyn meeting every second Sunday evening.

Mondays

5 to 6:30 p.m.
DalWomensCentre Women's Club 6286 South St. 494.2432. Open to all women, including trans women. Come to the DWC to learn about, share, and discuss your and other women's concerns, thoughts, and joys.
6:30 p.m.
"Usually" second Monday of the month, WayvesMagazine production meeting, new writers and volunteers welcome. Check http://wayves.ca/ "Production Calendar" item for exact dates.
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
TransFamilyNovaScotia meetings -third Monday of every month at the YouthProject (2281 Brunswick St.)
8 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Halifax: Live & Let Live AA Group for GLBT community. Meetings are held at St Matthews Church (1479 Barrington St, Halifax). Use side door near Maritime Centre at bottom of stairs.

ReflectionsCabaret

10pm on
The Monday night Band contest for cash at ReflectionsCabaret. Compete for your chance to win up to $1000!! Great music to follow with dancing. Happy hour from 10pm to 1am. $2.75 drinks!!

Tuesdays

6 p.m.
HalifaxFrontRunners - beginning from the main gates of the Halifax Public Gardens, corner of Spring Garden Road and South Park Street. Distance: 10-12 kms (with options for shorter and longer runs, depending on the day and the group).
6 to 9 p.m.
YouthProject Drop-in night - first, third, and fifth Tuesdays of every month (when there is a fifth Tuesday).
This is an unstructured event. It's a chance to hang out with old friends, make some new ones, and just talk about whatever.
7 to 9 p.m.
YouthProject Group meetings - second and fourth Tuesdays of every month.
This is a structured environment, with facilitators present to keep discussions on track, while at the same time helping to lead the discussion in the directions that the youth wish to go, as well as making sure the group guidelines are enforced. The discussions focus on the youth present having a say, rather than the facilitators lecturing about whatever topic is being discussed.

ReflectionsCabaret

10pm on
Cody Priest aka DJ Code MP -Wednesday Dance Night at ReflectionsCabaret. Cody will get you bumping and grinding on the dancefloor as he plays all your favorite top 40 dance music! 10pm to close, 2.75 drinks all night long and free cover!!! You can't go wrong!! See you there!!

Wednesdays

12.30 p.m.
DalWomensCentre Wellness Group Potluck @ 6286 South St. 494.2432. Open to everyone. Join the DWG with your lunch for healthy food and discussion with other friendly, wellness-minded folks.
6.15 p.m.
DalWomensCentre Circle of Rhythm 6286 South St. 494.2432. $6/session, drumming and music circle - call first to reserve a space.

Thursdays

6 p.m.
HalifaxFrontRunners - beginning from the main gates of the Halifax Public Gardens, corner of Spring Garden Road and South Park Street. Distance: 10-12 kms (with options for shorter and longer runs, depending on the day and the group).
6 to 9 p.m.
PFLAG meeting - first Thursday of every month at the YouthProject (2281 Brunswick St.)
7 p.m.
DalWomensCentre Knitting Circle 6286 South St. 494.2432. Open to all women, including trans women. Come to the DWC to learn about, share, and discuss your and other women's concerns, thoughts, and joys.