Saturday, June 9, 2018
10 am - 1 pm
Free event - for Queer and Trans Families and Allies
Family Pride 2018 does Summer Disco
An annual Pride extravaganza for families including a DJ dance party, water play in the splash pad, a mini-parade around the park, making fabulous attire for all of your pride events and much, much more.
This year's theme is Summer Disco! Grab your bell bottoms, boogie shoes, and big hairstyles! It's Summer Disco with Family Pride so get your glitter out and groove with us.
Queer and Trans Family Events are designed for queer and trans families and allies to celebrate LGBTQ2S diversity.
An intergenerational invitation to the broader community. People of all ages are welcome to participate.
Silk screening and arts and crafts in preparation of Pride 2018. Please contact Kate Hazell, Program Coordinator for more information and/or to communicate access needs: KHazell@The519.org
External Facilitator: Kingi Carpenter
In the memory of the people who lost their lives in Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting (June 12, 2016), The 519’s front windows will display their names on June 12, 2018.
LatinX Community Healing Space - A Space to Talk
Tuesday, June 12
7 - 9 pm
LatinX Community Health Space - A Space to Talk will offer folks an opportunity to come together on the anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting of 2016, and engage in various healing activities. This will be a Spanish, Portuguese, English supported language space. Snack and Refreshments to be provided.
Facilitators: Rico Rodriguez, janet romero-leiva
Trans March Banner Making: Community Silk Screening Session
Thursday, June 14
5 - 8 pm
Free event - for all folks who identify as part of the trans umbrella
Banner making for the Trans March - with Kingi Carpenter.
Congratulations to Yasmeen Persad – Facilitator Education and Training, and coordinator for Trans People of Colour program at The 519 – for being honoured as this year’s Trans Ambassador for Pride.
Yasmeen has been an activist for Trans Human Rights for the past 15 years. Toronto and The 519 are lucky to have her.
AIDS Candlelight Vigil 2018: Strengths in Communities
Tuesday, June 19
9 - 11 pm
Free and accessible event. ASL provided.
2018 will mark the 34th year of the AIDS Candlelight Vigil. The theme for this year's Vigil is “Strengths in Communities."
The Toronto AIDS Candlelight Vigil is an open community event held annually at the AIDS Memorial to remember, honour, and celebrate the people who have died of AIDS and to celebrate those who live with the virus.
This year’s Vigil will once again feature performers who reflect the diversity of people and communities affected by, or living with HIV/AIDS.
Sunday, June 17
10 am - 3 pm
Free event for LGBTQ2S community members experiencing homelessness, or who are under-housed
50+ Pride Picnic
Monday, June 18
1 - 4pm
Free event for 50+ LGBTQ2S Community Members
Meal Trans Pride BBQ
Monday, June 18
6 - 9pm Event is free and is a designated space for folks who identify within the trans umbrella.
The 519 is an accessible facility with a ramp, elevator, and all-gender washrooms.
Green Space Festival - 10th Anniversary Edition
Party For A Cause
June 20 - 24 Barbara Hall Park
The biggest and best parties in town during Pride month are hosted by The 519. Each year during the final weekend of Pride, The 519 hosts its fundraising Green Space Festival featuring a series of signature events with an international line-up of music producers and multimedia performances.
Green Space Festival is a major fundraising activity for The 519 and all funds raised through these events support our year-round community programs, services, and free, accessible space at The 519.
This is what is now known as the landmark gathering of Pride Sunday. Thousands of revelers gather under the sun to dance to the beats of an international roster of DJ’s, with unexpected and fabulous performances.
*Acrobats by Mathew Richardson *Shows by Scott Fordham’s dancers
Grab tickets to an exclusive meet and greet with queens from RuPaul's Drag Race season 10, Miz Cracker, Monét X Change and The Vixen. Snap a photo with the girls while enjoying complimentary snacks and wine.
Wednesday, June 20, 11pm - 12 pm
Location: The 519 Grand Ballroom
*Limited number of tickets available
* Club 519 members have access to discounted tickets for this event *
DJ Jeremy Khamkeo and his throbbing tracks will keep you feeling sexy on the dance floor. Get hyped when DJ Suri hits the decks, bringing you daddy vibes and guaranteed smash hits. And Isaac Escalante brings you the beats that will keep you going until it's time to say goodbye.
All proceeds in support of The 519.
Sunday, June 24, 11:00 pm to Monday, June 25 , 6:00 am
Location: One Loft, 292 College Street Toronto, ON M5T 1R9