Pride Cape Breton presents International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, May 15, from 1pm to 3pm. People of all ages are invited and welcome to attend this family friendly event. There will be a free barbecue and celebratory cake with food donations being accepted for the local food bank.
There will be a Cosplay/Superhero Costume Contest. The prizes will be given out in three different age categories. 12 and under, 13 to 18, and 19 and above. Winners will be chosen by random draw.
Activities will include Music, noH8 Photo-booth, Henna, Face Painting, Nail Painting, Wood Art Creations, Helping Hands Art Project, Guess How Many Contest, Springtime Toys & Activities and more. Donations accepted.
There will also be a Mental Health and Recreation Booth & Activities, along with other information booths. The therapeutic recreation booth will be hosting two 20 minute yoga and Zumba sessions. There are limited spaces for yoga (12 each session) and open for Zumba and you must sign up at the table. All participants names will go into a draw for a massage from CBI.
Enter Left Productions will launch their ticket sales to The Laramie Project to coincide with this International day Against Homophobia event. ELP will be onsite to sell tickets to the show at a special discounted price of $20 (reg price $25) and will also donate two tickets to each performance for giveaways. The Laramie Project is a play based upon more than 200 interviews conducted regarding the death of Matthew Shepard.
Come on out and enjoy this fun filled day in support of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Food donations will be accepted for the local food bank. In the event of rain or bad weather, we will proceed as scheduled at New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation on Nepean Street (former Holy Angels building).