2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
I Felt the End Before It Came: Memoirs of a Queer Ex-Jehovah’s Witness
Daniel Allen Cox will read from and discuss his memoir-in-essays, I Felt the End Before It Came: Memoirs of a Queer Ex-Jehovah’s Witness, the culmination of years spent reckoning with memory and a complicated past, and remaking the language of indoctrination into something queer and filled with possibility.
Daniel will be in conversation with Dr. Brenda Hattie-Longmire, scholar and professor at Mount Saint Vincent University.
A Q&A session and book signing will follow the discussion, and tea and coffee will be served.
More information online.
Location: Room 301, Floor 3, Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road


7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Chicago: A Drag-Along Spectacular
Get ready for some real razzle dazzle and more with "Chicago: A Drag-Along Spectacular" as a fundraiser for the AidsCoalition.
The incredible RougeFatale returns as director after an iteration of "Moulin Rouge" in March that raised over $13,000 in funds for the AIDS Coalition of NS. We will now screen the 2002 Oscar-winning film Chicago, featuring live drag numbers and unforgettable showcases during the film's musical numbers. Audience engagement will also be a key component!
Tickets are $30 for stadium seating or $400 for a reserved table of 10, plus fees and taxes. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. There will be a cash bar with Garrison on-tap, and the event is 19+.
Location: Light House Arts Centre, 1800 Argyle Street


9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Bear Ball: Freaky Tiki
Bear Ball is an event where bears, cubs, otters, furries and pups can dance, nudge and mingle with friends and admirers!
Revel in the fusion of island flair and bear pride as florals and fetish wear collide. DJ Joshua Reid returns with sultry beats that’ll shake your grass skirt and sizzle the dance floor all night long. Wear your most vibrant tiki, Hawaiian, or leather/fetish wear and let your fabulosity shine as bright as the equatorial sun. Connect with fellow bears, cubs, admirers, and allies in a warm and welcoming environment that celebrates diversity. Plus, everyone gets lei’d!
Tickets: $25 in advance, $28 at the door (if available).
Location: Atlantica Hotel, 1980 Robie Street