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LGBTQ+ Advocacy

OUT Central Oregon develops and supports events and provides information to encourage community involvement and build well-being for the LGBTQ+ community.

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Upcoming Events

May 2022

Pride Prom: An Evening On The Red Carpet

May 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Space Event Studios, 220 Northeast Lafayette Avenue
Bend, Oregon 97701 United States
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Does the carpet match the drapes? Who cares! It's adult pride prom y'all! The Pretty Pussycat is ovjoyed to bring you an adult dance party to kick off the beginning of Pride month. An Evening On The Red Carpet is a dance party for everyone who may not have been able to go to prom presenting as they desires or with who they wanted. It's a chance to let loose, be queer and celebrate community (while dancing your asses off)…

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OUT in the WILD: Trad 101 Clinic

May 28 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This course is designed for experienced gym or outdoor sport climbers who want to dive into the world of trad and crack climbing. This clinic will cover everything from crack climbing technique, gear placement and removal, safety and then real world application. We'll top rope crack climbs and have the opportunity to practice placing and removing trad gear. We ask that you have at least 6 months of indoor climbing experience, the ability to climb 5.8 on top rope and…

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The Ladies Who Lunch: Drag Show

May 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bunk and Brew, 42 NW Hawthorne Ave
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Tickets: https://bendticket.com/events/124492454/the-ladies-who-lunch-drag-show Come join Fertile, Jane, and Nicole at "The Ladies Who Lunch" Drag Lunch! Bunk and Brew will be hosting in their "Yard" out back with drinks and food carts open during the show.  Bring your cash monies to tip the queens and be ready to have a goooooood time.  Lather up the sunscreen, bring your wide brimmed hats, and join us lucious ladies for a drink on the lawn.  Who's got the good gossip? Tickets at the door will…

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June 2022

Pride Volunteer Meetings

June 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 15, 2022

Bear Creek Elementary Library, 51 NE 13th St
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Want to volunteer for Pride? Come chat with us every Wednesday until Pride on June 25th. We need volunteers for many different tasks the day of and ideas for how to make the festival fun for everyone! Bear Creek Elementary Library - 51 NE 13th St Bend, OR 97701

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First Thursdays @Canteen with Come OUT Bend

June 2 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Canteen Bend, 721 NE 3rd St
Bend, Oregon 97701
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Join Come OUT Bend every 1st Thursday @ Canteen. Meet new and old friends! More info: https://www.instagram.com/comeoutbend/

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LGBTQ Salsa Class

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 23, 2022

LGBQT+ Salsa Class Beginning June 2nd for 4-weeks! $40 Bend Dance Studio - Register as a lead of follow -  contact Victoria at 541-410-0048

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The Art of the Tuck

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Scalehouse Art Gallery, 550 NW Franklin Ave STE 138
Bend, OR United States
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Join us for The Art of the Tuck: an intimate drag variety show presented in collaboration by Scalehouse and The Cult of Tuck. Featuring Ocean Robinson, Matti Joy, Stella Nova, and Sacha Travesty. The event will be hosted by Deb Auchery. Tickets: https://scalehouse2022.eventive.org/schedule/62754a3ed96b5600c2f7c073

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Pride Volunteer Meetings

June 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 15, 2022

Bear Creek Elementary Library, 51 NE 13th St
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Want to volunteer for Pride? Come chat with us every Wednesday until Pride on June 25th. We need volunteers for many different tasks the day of and ideas for how to make the festival fun for everyone! Bear Creek Elementary Library - 51 NE 13th St Bend, OR 97701

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LGBTQ Salsa Class

June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 23, 2022

LGBQT+ Salsa Class Beginning June 2nd for 4-weeks! $40 Bend Dance Studio - Register as a lead of follow -  contact Victoria at 541-410-0048

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Roller Pride Dance & Skate Party

June 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Pavilion, 1001 SW Bradbury Dr
Bend, OR 97702 United States
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Let's celebrate Pride and community - you bring the smiles and The Pavilion will have the party rollin'! Dance and roller skate the night away at the first annual Roller Pride Dance & Skate Party brought to you by Bend Park & Recreation District and Out Central Oregon. With the disco ball spinning, enjoy a live DJ for the best of beats, the option to skate or dance, fire pits, drag queens and more. - Everyone welcome - all ages…

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