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Co-munnity Thanks Giving Dinner
Nov
23
2:00 PM14:00

Co-munnity Thanks Giving Dinner

The Tavern on Main will be hosting a free and open to all Thanks Giving meal.  This will be time for members of the community to come together as a family and give thanks to each other for all that we do.

Turkey, Dressing, Mashed Potatoes and gravy, Veggies, Dinner Rolls, Soft Drinks, Coffee and Milk will be provided to all.

Please bring any side dishes you would like to share with others.  Not necessary to bring anything.

A good will offering is accepted but not necessary.

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Ally Training
Sep
18
11:30 AM11:30

Ally Training

  • pin Show Map The Markee Pioneer Student Center at UW-Platteville (map)
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Remember Safe Zone Training? This is the same thing with a different name! In this training, we will provide an overview of concepts, and terminology about gender and sexuality as well as tactics on how to be a successful ally. 

RSVP to doylecenter@uwplatt.edu

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Pizza with Paula @ UW Platteville
Sep
7
11:30 AM11:30

Pizza with Paula @ UW Platteville

  • UW-Platteville Doyle Center For Gender And Sexuality (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come meet Paula! She is our Sexual Violence Victim's Advocate on campus. Her services are free, confidential, and no appointment is required. She is here to provide support, resources, and advocacy for those who have experienced sexual violence. Drop by and check out the space as well as gain information about her services. There will be free pizza for those who attend!

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Disability Pride Festival
Jul
29
12:00 PM12:00

Disability Pride Festival

Madison's Fifth Annual Disability Pride Festival
12-5 PM, Tenney Park

A day Celebrating creativity and artistry of a diverse community Featuring on the ASL Interpreted Main stage: MC T. Banks, and Performing Artist Gaelynn Lea, Tani Diakite and the Afrofunkstars, and BLK Reign and the Band. 

The Festival Also features Karaoke by Band in the Box, Wellness talks, art exhibits, free accessible pontoon boat rides, adaptive
sports by MSCR and a Children's tent with activities from the Madison Children's Museum.

There will Also be a climbing Wall with instruction in adaptive climbing and over 50 exhibitors.

The festival is Sponsored by the WI Board for People with Developmental Disabilities. Dane Arts with additional funds from te Evjue Foundation, charitable arm of the Capital Times, the Madison Arts Commision with Additional Funding from the Wisconsin Arts Council, MG&E, iCare, The Management Group, Mobility 101, the McBurney Disability Resource Center at UW Madison, Summit Credit Union, Freedom Inc, Family Voices, Willy Street Coop, Debra's Love Coop and other community Partners.

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NW IL GSA Volunteer Training
Jul
16
4:00 PM16:00

NW IL GSA Volunteer Training

Join us in building this awesome project!

During this training we will discuss the mission, history, and vision of the NW IL GSA, as well as basic education about the LGBTQ+ community with a youth-based focus. A range of volunteer opportunities will also be shared for attendees to learn about. 

Snacks will be provided. 

Our trainings are always free and open to anyone. However, If you are considering being a volunteer that has direct contact with youth, we will need to perform background checks on you. There is a cost of $10 to run these. 

We encourage folks to RSVP, however you can drop-in the day of as well. Contact us through the fb page or at NWILGSA@gmail.com if you have any questions.

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 Iowa City Pride Festival 2017
Jun
17
12:00 PM12:00

Iowa City Pride Festival 2017

Come celebrate community, individuality, and PRIDE at Iowa City's Pride 2017! The Festival starts at Noon in the Pedestrian Mall, featuring vendors and information booths from all over the area.

Festivities continue this year along Linn Street with food vendors, a dunk tank, and the the party space of Studio 13!

And new this year: be sure to check out our dedicated community spaces for queer people of color, transgender & nonbinary folks, and LGBTQ Elders. More information will be coming about these, too!

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Concert for Refugee Children
Jun
4
3:00 PM15:00

Concert for Refugee Children

Join 9 musical acts as we gather to bring awareness and raise money for our Guatemalan brothers and sisters, these youth, who have fled dangerous situations in their native country, to arrive here in hopes of a promising future. 

This is a family friendly event. FREE admission.
Free will donations accepted (read below to see why). All proceeds from this concert will help Dubuque for Refugee Children continue to provide financial, legal, medical and educational assistance to the brave children and youth who have made the Tri-States their new home

Drinks and food available for purchase. 

Doors at 3, show from 4-7 on two stages on both floors, including the new (amazing!) rooftop patio.

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Lgbtq+ Safe Zone Training
Apr
27
6:30 PM18:30

Lgbtq+ Safe Zone Training

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
***REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, April 25th @ 5:00pm***
Register at the MFC, or online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/dbqparkrec/Activity_Search/lgbtq-safe-zone-training/12317.

Safe Zone Training is an interactive workshop where participants will learn about topics that impact the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) community and how they can better support people who identify as LGBTQ+. Program is for adult community members ages 18+.

At the end of this training, participants will:
-Have the opportunity to reflect on their experiences with people who identify as LGBTQ+.
-Understand basic LGBTQ+ terms and concepts.
-Learn about the experiences of people who identify as LGBTQ+.
-Feel more confident and comfortable when interacting with people who identify as LGBTQ+.
-Identify ways to support people who identify as LGBTQ+ in our communties.

Cost: $50 suggested donation accepted day of training. Donation is a suggestion and should not be a barrier to attend program. MFC programs and events are free thanks to donor contributions.

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Taste of the World
Apr
1
11:30 AM11:30

Taste of the World

Taste of the World, a signature event of the Multicultural Family Center, celebrates cultural diversity within Dubuque and the surrounding areas by bringing the community together to share culture, food and entertainment. The event features food booths, youth cultural activities and performances from various cultures and countries from around the world. Participants receive a "passport" and virtually travel around the world by visiting themed tables! This family-friendly event has something for everyone!

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THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES
Feb
26
2:00 PM14:00

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

V-Day Dubuque joins the Global Movement to Stop Violence Against Women and Girls! We are presenting a benefit performance of Eve Ensler's THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES. Proceeds will go to Riverview Center and The Dubuque Area Arts Collective. Rivervew Center provides comprehensive services for survivors of sexual assault in 14 counties in Iowa and both sexua assault and domestic violence services to Jo Davies and Carroll counties in Illinois.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

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Illusions Midwest Two of Hearts Drag Show
Feb
18
to Feb 19

Illusions Midwest Two of Hearts Drag Show

Illusions Midwest's Valentine's Drag Show, including:

Early show for all ages from 8-9pm, $5 Cover,

21+ show from 10pm-12am, $10 Cover (includes early show).

Special guests include Electra Cute, Lexi Cute and Fox E. Kim of Strange Doll Haus from Chicago, and introducing to the Dubuque stage, Andrea Alexander and Desiree Mathews!

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Black History Month Celebration
Feb
17
4:30 PM16:30

Black History Month Celebration

Join Multicultural Family Center Board Members, staff and friends as we gather to celebrate Black History Month! This fun event will feature music, performances and presentations.

Reception will be from 6:30-7:00pm, followed by a celebratory and educational program from 7:00-9:00pm. Lite bites, wine, beer and other beverages will be available for purchase.

Join us at Inspire Cafe on Friday, February 17th!

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Opening Reception - Tim Mehlhorn Exhibit
Feb
4
7:00 PM19:00

Opening Reception - Tim Mehlhorn Exhibit

SATURDAY I FEB 4 I 7-9 PM

Monks Kaffee and Pub hosts its latest exhibit of paintings. Come enjoy this solo exhibit of abstract colorful paintings. This collection is an exploration of thick paint and color. All artwork is available for purchase.

Tim Mehlhorn is a Dubuque native who studied graphic design at University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He currently works as a web developer but is an active artist, creating abstract paintings and screen prints.

The event is FREE and open to the public. Refreshments and snacks will be available.

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Rock Your Passion
Jan
28
9:30 AM09:30

Rock Your Passion

Failing to plan is like planning to fail. Make your 2017 the year you reach your goals and become the best you possible!! Join us for an amazing day of passion planning. 

Cost - $80

�First 5 registered get a special something in their goodie bag �

Your Passion Planner experience includes:

Classic 2017 Passion Planner
Goodie Bag
Guided Mediation
Supplies to rock out your planner (Washi tape, stickers, tabs, markers, highlighters, glue, tape, scrapbook papers, and more)
Lunch and Snacks
Tips and Tricks
And the experience!!!!

Already have your planner, and want to come? $50 gets you everything but the planner. The $50 price does not include the passion planner.

Registration closes Closes January 7th. 
Space is limited.

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InnovateDBQ: Experience Torch by Design Mill, Powered by Intel
Jan
25
5:00 PM17:00

InnovateDBQ: Experience Torch by Design Mill, Powered by Intel

Experience Torch at #InnovateDBQ, an event to showcase new technologies, interactive games and experiences that are locally-produced. The Torch Interpretive Projector System shows the future for mixed reality gaming and applications. Come play interactive arcade games TANKED! and Puck Club and chat with creator and Design Mill Inc. interactive software developer Alex Schuster about innovations in arcade gaming. Headquartered in Downtown Dubuque, Design Mill specializes in virtual and augmented reality development and is the recipient of Intel's Top Innovator Award for both 2015 and 2016.

experiencetorch.com

Wednesday, January 25, 5 pm to 9 pm, all ages welcome

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Illusions Midwest January Thaw Drag Show
Jan
21
to Jan 22

Illusions Midwest January Thaw Drag Show

$10 admission. Ages 21+

Your favorites return to the stage! Scylla Kone, Elektra SN, Marsha Mallow, Ginger Snaps, and your host, Theresa Addams! Plus special guests Dominique Cass, B Bianca Lynn Breeze Rounds,Cynthia Mooseknuckle, and introducing Elijah Nation and Sabrina A. Addams!

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Real Boy Documentary at Mindframe Theater
Jan
17
7:00 PM19:00

Real Boy Documentary at Mindframe Theater

Join us at Mindframe Theater January 17th from 7pm to 9pm for a special showing of the new LGBT Documentary "Real Boy" from filmmaker Shaleece Haas.

Real Boy is an intimate story of a family in transition. As 19 year old Bennett Wallace navigates early sobriety, late adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity, his mother makes her own transition from resistance to acceptance of her trans son. Along the way, both mother and son find support in their communities, reminding us that families are not only given, but chosen.

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GENTLEMEN PREFER A LADY SONG
Jan
7
to Jan 14

GENTLEMEN PREFER A LADY SONG

  • Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret (map)
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Saturday January 7th AND Saturday January 14th, 2017
Both shows @ 8pm
$15.00 cover and 2 drink minimum
Reserve tickets at http://davenportspianobar.com/

Michael’s having a birthday (never mind which one) and he wants to sing with some of his friends. 

Join them as they perform some of their favorite songs made famous by women of the stage, screen and the music industry. We have selections from Bernstein, Coleman, Strouse, Sondheim, and more.

Come laugh, come cry, come drink and enjoy a great evening of gender switching fun!!!!

CONCEIVED/DIRECTED by Michael Kingston
MUSIC DIRECTION by Jermaine Hill

WITH PERFORMANCES BY:
Patrick Byrnes (Porchlight's FAR FROM HEAVEN, Griffin's TITANIC)
Jordan Dell Harris (Goodman's WONDERFUL TOWN, Griffin's BAT BOY)
Michael Kingston (Paramount’s HAIRSPRAY, Griffin’s BAT BOY, 2 time Jeff nominee)
John Marshall, Jr. (Theatre At The Center's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, Paramount's HAIRSPRAY)
Danny Spagnuolo (ATC's XANADU, Jeff nominated choreographer for Kokandy's THE FULL MONTY)
Patrick Tierney (Theatre At The Center's SPAMALOT, Metropolis' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN)

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Bowie Ball - David Bowie's 70th Birthday
Jan
5
to Jan 6

Bowie Ball - David Bowie's 70th Birthday

Heaven Malone & Stardust Present: 
BOWIE BALL - David Bowie's Birthday

It’s time yet again for Chicago’s Bowie Ball, where we celebrate the legend, the chameleon, and the man... David Bowie. 

Bowie Ball returns Thursday, January 5th, 2017 to once again celebrate the life of David Bowie. So get into the spirit with us – glam it up, dress like a dandy and let’s love the alien with some glitter on top. 

Performances by:
Lucky Stiff
Discord Addams
Queerella
Kat Sass
Mistress of Ceremonies: Lucy Stoole

DJs
Heaven Malone
Mae West

Plus Bowieoke at midnight!

Bowie Makeovers

RSVP for Reduced cover till 11pm: www.do312.com/stardust

Photos by: Kater Jayne Photography https://www.facebook.com/katerjayne

$2 PBR / $3 Berlin Bombs / $6 Stoli

Bowie Ball 2016 on David Bowie's Birthday celebrated Bowie's last studio album "Blackstar" and unfortunately we later learned, his passing into stardust. Bowie Ball 2015 coincided with the end of “David Bowie Is”, the multimedia exhibition on one of the most influential and iconic artists of our time - David Bowie. For Bowie Ball 2014, even David Bowie tweeted and posted about our incredibly extravagant and packed partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art to announce their David Bowie Is exhibition. Bowie Ball 2013 came with the surprise announcement that after 10 years of silence, a brand new album titled “The Next Day” was being released.

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RISE: Berlin New Years Eve 2017
Dec
31
to Jan 1

RISE: Berlin New Years Eve 2017

Celebrate NEW YEARS EVE Berlin-style with DJs Nevin S. Hersch/VoxboxLarissa mixing all the epic, outrageous, and exciting music & video you've come to expect from Berlin Nightclub - Chicago!

Hostess Lucy Stoole & tantalizing performers:
THE LADY IVORY(Christian Rodriguez)
Gigi Deluxe
AND MORE will kick the party into high gear at 11pm!!!

Doors open at 9pm ***FREE if you arrive before 10pm***

Enjoy champagne specials all night.

DANCE until 5am. 21+ w/ID required

http://www.BerlinChicago.com/

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Madison Holiday Market
Dec
10
to Dec 11

Madison Holiday Market

  • Madison Holiday Market (map)
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Madison Holiday Market is a two day, indoor shopping event hosting vendors offering vintage, repurposed, handcrafted, giftables and specialty products. Not to mention lots to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Where: Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI
When: Saturday, December 10 - 10AM - 6PM and Sunday, December 11 - 10AM - 6PM

Show activities includes photos with Santa, cocoa/coffee relaxation station, recharge your holidays center and gift wrapping! All attendees 18 & over may register to win door prizes from our amazing vendors and local businesses.

** Interested in hosting a booth during this event? Full terms and conditions for vendors includes printable application - https://goo.gl/qnAI0n. For faster registraion, you may also fillout your information online: https://goo.gl/forms/5DMKZOspL94rKPSI2

Going our event page -> https://www.facebook.com/events/1745818382357530/

Don't miss this highly published event. With billboard ads, social media ads, newspaper article, news segment and so much more. Our expected attendance has climbed to over 5,000.

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Pies with Pi!
Dec
1
12:30 PM12:30

Pies with Pi!

  • UW- Platteville Doyle Center for Gender And Sexuality (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come build your own mini-pie and learn about identities along the way! If you are an ally to the LGBT community, want to learn about new identities, like discussing diversity, or just want to have some pie, this is the place to be. We’ll discuss the depth of identities and how a single label can mean different things to different people. Take a bite of diversity!

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