Pride Community Softball League sign ups have opened for team and individual registration. Sponsorships for teams are also available. Individual players who do not have and are seeking a team should email Eliza Goodman with their name, sex, contact information and positions they can play. Applications should be submitted online. League play will begin with an open house on April 4 and will be held Sundays at Jordan Park’s southwest field, 1060 S 900 W.
Deadline: March 6
Info: pridelague.com (“2009 softball registration” link) or [email protected] If your team needs players contact Eliza Goodman at [email protected] or (801) 270-7260.
Queer Prom 2009
The Utah pride Center’s youth program, Tolerant, Intelligent Network of Teens, will present Queer Prom 2009: So Excited this April. Queer Prom is an annual event for gay and transgender youth and their straight allies.
When: April 18
Where: Salt Lake City Downtown Library, 210 E 400 S
Cost: $5 in advance and $100 at the door. Tickets will be on sale soon.
Info: [email protected], (801) 539-8800.
To thank Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr. for his support of civil unions for gay and lesbian Utahns, call his office at (801) 538-1000.
Utah Pride Festival Needs You
The 2009 Utah Pride Festival is now accepting applications for musicians and performers. Applications are due March 1 and can be downloaded at utahpridecenter.org.
In plenty of time for tax season, the Utah Pride Center will present a workshop on taxation issues effecting Utahns, including such recent changes to Utah tax law as the elimination of several deductions from income and the new homeowner tax credit. H & R Block representatives will lead the free seminar.
When: Feb. 18, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Utah Pride Center (361 N 300 W)
GLBT Marching Band
Community activist Dominique Storni is looking for people interested in forming a gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender marching band to perform during the Utah Pride Parade. Storni is looking for musicians who have had some experience in marching band, music teachers familiar with typical marching band instruments (drums, horns, etc.), and donations of sheet music. For those who cannot play an instrument but who have interest in helping, Storni is also in need of a support crew.
Info: [email protected]