Four Corners Pride begins next week

In its fifth year, Four Corners Pride is once again being held in the town of Durango, Colo. with events spanning from Wednesday, June 18 to Sunday, June 22.

Organizers are still seeking additional volunteers. Those interested can call 970-385-7202 or email info@4cglad.org

“The New Black”
Documentary Film

Centering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland, “The New Black” takes viewers into the pews, the streets, and kitchen tables as it looks at how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issue. Part of the Women and Girls Lead campaign, a public media initiative to focus, educate, and connect audiences worldwide. Panel discussion to follow.
LOCATION: Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio, Durango CO 81301
COST: Free
TIME: 5:30 – 7:30 pm

JUNE 19, 2014 – THURSDAY
Cocktail Reception
Featuring the live music of Caitlin Cannon and The Artillery. Dress in your fancy and fun party attire and join us for our Annual Pride Festival Cocktail Reception. Cash bar will feature wine, beer and a signature Pride 2014 cocktail. Delicious hors d’oeuvres will be served.
LOCATION: The Rochester Hotel’s Secret Garden, 721 E. 2nd Ave., Durango, CO 81301
COST: Donation accepted
TIME: 5:00 – 7:30 pm

JUNE 20, 2014 – FRIDAY
Pride Festival Dance Party
Get your PRIDE on and rock the dance floor with Live Mixing by DJ Norman at the 2014 Pride Festival Dance Party.
LOCATION: Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Dr., Durango, CO 81301
TICKETS: $10.00 Advance ticket sales are available online (Pride Festival Dance Party 2014) and at Animas Trading Co. and Maria’s Bookshop in Durango. Tickets will be available at the door. Cash only.
TIME: 8:30 pm – 1:00 am

JUNE 21, 2014 – SATURDAY
Animas River Float Parade
Decorate your raft, your tube, your boat (decorate yourself, too!) and join us as we take our Pride on the Animas River at the Annual Animas River Float Parade.
LOCATION: Put In: East 33rd St. & East 3rd Ave. – Take Out: Rotary Park, Durango, CO 81301
COST: Free
TIME: 10:30 am

Pride Festival in the Park – Family & Friends Picnic
Pack a picnic lunch, or purchase something delectable and refreshing when you get there, and come celebrate Four Corners Pride at the Annual Family & Friends Pride Picnic! Featuring a Beer Garden with beer on tap, local bands performing, a DJ spinning some tunes, other highlights include astrology readings, chair massages, a Children’s Area (3-12) featuring a bounce house and face painting, Youth Area (12-18) with games and contests, Vendor and Info Booths, including Pride items for sale. Summer Pride Fun for the whole family!
Please carpool as parking is limited.
PLEASE NOTE: No alcohol and no dogs are permitted.
LOCATION: Rotary Park, 1565 E. 2nd Ave., Durango, CO 81301
COST: Free general admission
TIME: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

After-Party Party
With a kid-friendly menu and lots of options for the grown-ups, grab your whole family and come celebrate the end to another wonderful Four Corners Pride Festival day in the park at the 2014 After-Party Party.
LOCATION: The Lost Dog Bar and Grill, 1150 Main Ave. #B, Durango, CO 81301
COST: Per restaurant menu
TIME: 5:00 pm

JUNE 22, 2014 – SUNDAY
Worship Services and Welcoming Congregations
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 910 E. 3rd Ave., Durango, CO 81301
Sunday Services: 8:45 am and 11:00 am
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango, 419 San Juan Drive, Durango, CO 81301
Sunday Service: 10:00 am

Mountain Bike Ride
Join one of our very avid and knowledgeable LGBT mountain bike cyclists, Kevin Carabine, for a Sunday morning ride. He’ll lead you over some hill and some dale as you take in the refreshing mountain air and beautiful summer sights. A great way to wind down and around some local singletrack after all of the fabulous Pride weekend festivities.
LOCATION: Santa Rita Park parking lot, Hwy 160 East, Durango, CO 81301
COST: Free
TIME: 10:00 am

More information can be found at 4cglad.com/pride-festival

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