We again made quorum! The majority of the 1hour meeting was discussion of planning done so far and working out what needs to be arranged by next week.
Next meeting: June 11th, 7:30pm @ Fernwood Community Centre
Bus tickets will be available before and during the meetings. Please contact altpridefest (at) gmail.com if you need some in order to attend a meeting.
July 3rd late afternoon/evening: BBQ at a beach or park
-we’re looking for a 2nd BBQ. Does anyone have one that could be borrowed/shared for this event?
–do you have a game or sports equipment you could bring or lend?
-people can bring food to cook on the BBQs.
-food will also be provided- the details are currently being worked out.
July 4th: thrift/consignment store adventuring
-are there places that you think are super great and shouldn’t be overlooked?
-a preliminary plan/list might be prepped for the next meeting.
July 5th @ Fernwood Community Centre: clothing swap and sewing/alteration evening
-may need more sewing scissors, a full list of required supplies will be put together for next week.
-will figure out how to create private spaces for changing clothes.
July 6th Morning: sign-making prior to the march
-start planning your sign if you’re particularly eager!
July 6th Afternoon: trans* and genderqueer march (location TBA)
-currently in talks with a city planning person re: location.
-if there might be music playing, what would you like to hear?
July 6th Afternoon: community festival, workshops/discussions, etc. (location TBA)
-would you, or someone you know, like to facilitate a workshop or lead a discussion?
-are you part of an organization that would like space to talk about what you do and why it is important?
-emails will be sent out once more details are worked out for this event.
movie night.. (possibly July 6th Evening?)
-a list of films that are available will be brought to the next meeting.
-looking for a suitable location (accessible, dark, large enough, low-cost/free rental, can eat food there). Any suggestions?
July 7th: All-bodies swim
-we’ll try hard to get this organized
Later in July and/or August: poetry/open mic, some other interesting things…