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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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Winter PrideFest

Winter PrideFest – an LGBTQ+ Ski weekend at Mt. Bachelor. Community events include ‘Wigs an Icebreaker’, Apres Ski Dance Party, and Panel Discussion on Inclusivity in Sport

Bend Pride 5k

Celebrates inclusivity on a festive course through Bend, Oregon, including Drag Dash, Spirit awards, and Costume Contest!!

OUT in Focus

A collaborative project with BendFilm aimed at increasing access to films which highlight diversity and inclusion.

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June 2021

Pride on the Lanai @ Bos’ Falafel

June 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 27, 2021

Pride on the Lanai - Fridays at Bo's. Join us for little soirees being hosted by the mother of The Cult of Tuck, Deb Auchery! Join Deb and friends for night of queer joy, community and togetherness! It has been a long year for many of us and we wanted to offer some evenings to gather and reconnect with special cocktails, a special mix of music to fit the gay agenda and a slushee version of Deb's favorite drink, the…

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Climb with Pride Day

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

New PRIDE Event added next weekend, Sunday June 13th!!! . An Intro To Climbing Affinity program for LGBTQ+ folx at Smith Rock State Park! Explore Smith Rock, learn outdoor climbing technique and top rope belaying in an affinity space! . Cost is $125 but we have full to partial scholarships available. Email patrick@outinthewild.org if you need any financial assistance! No one turned away for lack of funds!!! . HAPPY PRIDE Y’ALL!!! More info: https://www.outinthewild.org/programs/climb-with-pride-day

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Drag Brunch – 10 Barrel

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

10 Barrel Brewing Drag Brunch is coming and we would love for you to celebrate with us! Join us for a fabulously unique brunching experience as Bend's most iconic drag performers take the stage in celebration of PRIDE month. Enjoy a world class performance while dining from our delicious brunch and drink menu. (Brunch items and additional drinks not included in ticket price) Ticket sale proceeds benefit Out Central Oregon. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drag-brunch-tickets-157116372299 Learn More: https://10barrel.com/drag-brunch/ Show Details: - Doors will…

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BendYourWrist: Pride Vogue Session

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Space, 2570 NE Twin Knolls Dr
Bend,, OR 97701 United States
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PRIDE BendYourWrist Suday Vogue Sessions. $10 - All Levels Are Welcome *Heels Encouraged, not required Culture is something we are born into, participate in and contribute to over the course of life. Vogue has been a part of life as I have transitioned from a child to an ever growing man. This workshop series is an introduction to the culture of the art of vogue. From education points, learning the elements of vogue, building confidence and ultimately presenting it in…

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OUT in Focus – Paris is Burning

June 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tin Pan Theater, 869 NW Tin Pan Aly
Bend, OR 97703 United States
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Pride Month continues with several movie screenings with OUT in Focus and BendFilm. Join us June 16th @8pm in Tin Pan Alley for a screening of 'Paris is Burning'.A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality. Providing a sense of community and support groups from each house compete in elaborate balls that take cues from the world of fashion.…

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LGBTQ+ Monthly Climb Night

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Circuit Bouldering Gym, 63051 NE Corporate Pl
Bend, Oregon 97701 United States
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Monthly LGBTQIA2S+ Climb Night is Back!!! Now at @thecircuitgym_bend Starting June 18th from 6-9 pm . Continuing every third Friday of the month. Free entry and rentals for first timers, non-first timers get 50% off day passes and free rentals! Event is welcome to all LGBTQIA2S+ community members and all experience levels!!! . More info: https://www.outinthewild.org/events

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Pride on the Lanai @ Bos’ Falafel

June 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, repeating until June 27, 2021

Pride on the Lanai - Fridays at Bo's. Join us for little soirees being hosted by the mother of The Cult of Tuck, Deb Auchery! Join Deb and friends for night of queer joy, community and togetherness! It has been a long year for many of us and we wanted to offer some evenings to gather and reconnect with special cocktails, a special mix of music to fit the gay agenda and a slushee version of Deb's favorite drink, the…

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Chose Family Reunion

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Drake Park, bend or
Bend, OR 97702 US
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Gather on the grass on Saturday June 19th for a "Chosen Family Reunion" in Drake Park. Bring your PRIDE and picnic supplies for a fun day to celebrate being all together again. Pride celebrations have always been about finding safety in numbers. All are welcome to this outdoor event, but a reminder that this will be a queer-forward space for celebrating us exactly as we are! So bring your best Summer gear, blanket, favorite food & drink. This event has…

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Pride Weed Pull @ Canyon Moon Farms

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Canyon Moon Farms, 6255 Green Valley Rd
Prineville, Oregon 97754 United States
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It's a Farm-mergency!! Come out and get dirrrty! Help Prideville's local, organic LGBTQ+owned Canyon Moon Farms rescue their crops from the onslaught! Light refreshments and snacks provided from the garden. Come for a bit or stay awhile. Wear your brightest rainbow farming attire, and tear out some weeds while jamming to our PRIDE playlists with Prideville friends! All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a FREE special edition CMF Pride t-shirt of your size choice! Note: 2 events…

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Prideville Create – Splatter art and Rainbow socks

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meandering Maker, 160 NE 7th St
Prineville, Oregon 97754 United States
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Rainbow wearable art handmade by you! Only $20 any project. Use our special sublimation markers and the heat press to create a pair of personalized socks! Children's and adult sizes are available! Your drawings on your socks! Make a colorful mess! Splatter a t-shirt that brings your colors to life! Use our tent to splatter and paint the perfect t-shirt! Projects guaranteed in your chosen sizes if paid in advance. Otherwise- limited to options we have on hand! Pre-register via…

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