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Pride Week Events for Tuesday August 22nd


The official flag raising yesterday at Ottawa City Hall kicked off the beginning of Pride Week in Ottawa. Excited to attend? Check out the event listings below for everything happening around the city today: 


Mr./Ms./Mx. Capital Pride Pageant 2017

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7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Ottawa Marriott Hotel – 100 Kent St.

$15 — Tickets available now. Click here to purchase. Doors 7PM, show 8PM-10PM Join Capital Pride and hosts Eva Darling and Koko Shennel as this year’s contestants compete for the crown and the titles of Mr., Ms. and Mx. Capital Pride. Featuring DJ Ashley Gauthier, Kiki Coe, Karter Banger, Master Cameron Eric Leon and special…


Village Legacy Project Launch and Exhibition

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12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Various locations throughout the Bank Street LGBTTQ+ Village

Presented by the Bank Street BIA @ Various locations throughout the Bank Street LGBTTQ+ Village – See photos, plaques, banners and more from Ottawa’s queer history as we launch our exciting mobile app and website, featuring interviews on the events, people and places that shaped our community.


LGBTQ Newcomers Gathering

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4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Centretown Community Health Centre (420 Cooper St)

Presented by Centretown Community Health Centre@ Centretown Community Health Centre (420 Cooper St) New to Canada? New to celebrating Pride in Canada? Gathering for LGBTQ newcomers, asylum seekers, refugees and their allies. Join us for art, activities, food and fun. Celebrate the intersections of sexual orientation, gender identity, and cultural identities. Meet new friends. Learn…


Gaymer Night

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Swizzles Bar & Grill (246 Queen St)

Presented by Ours Ottawa Bears @ Swizzles Bar & Grill (246 Queen St) Join us every Tuesday evening for various card and board games. A great way to meet bears in your community! More info: Facebook Event

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Tuesday Run or Walk with Ottawa Frontrunners

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Ottawa City Hall (111 Lisgar St, entrance at Cartier St)

Presented by Ottawa Frontrunners @ Ottawa City Hall (111 Lisgar St, entrance at Cartier St) Ottawa Frontrunners invites locals and anyone from out of town visiting for Ottawa Capital Pride, as well as locals, interested in joining us for a run or a walk.


Social for +gbtq2s guys

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5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

AIDS Committee of Ottawa - 19 Main Street

Come out to our dinner and help us make our float for the Pride parade? Come check out our social and build meaningful relationships with other guys in Ottawa while enjoying awesome food!


Senior Pride BBQ Lunch

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12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

The Good Companions Seniors' Centre - 670 Albert Street

$12 tickets @ The Good Companions, or call 613-236-0428 ext. 2100 Pride BBQ Lunch is a licensed event with a cash bar Lunch will be served including: Roll, BBQ Chicken Breast, Wedge Potatoes, Assorted Salads, Rainbow Cake, Coffee and Tea. 1:00pm Entertainment provided by “China Doll.” Deadline for ticket purchase is August 18th by 3…


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