Capital Pride Parade, Sat., Jun. 9, 4:30 p.m., Dupont Circle. Capital Pride Festival, Sun., Jun. 10, 12-7 p.m., on Pennsylvania Avenue/7th Street NW, between the National Gallery of Art and the U.S. Capitol. Contact Jenny McAtee, 240-595-2680. It’s time to organize our UU presence at Capital Pride! With a theme of “Elements of Us,” Capital Pride believes that every person’s life is composed of a kaleidoscope of extraordinary parts, including identity, race, sexuality, gender, spirituality, experience and beliefs. And doesn’t that fit in with our UU values and philosophies? And, in living our values Capital Pride gives us the opportunity to come together and be a positive and loving presence in […]
Sat., Jun. 2, 2-6 p.m., UU Church in Reston, 1625 Wiehle Ave., Reston. Co-sponsored by UUCF. Rain or shine. More details here. Please join us for the first-ever Reston Pride as we celebrate our vibrant and important LGBTQ community. Mark your calendars now for this exciting landmark event! Reston Pride will be a big, fun family-friendly event! There are a number of diverse entertainers, activities and exhibitors scheduled. Mama Celeste will serve as event emcee. According to the “San Francisco Chronicle,” Mama Celeste is one of the up-and-coming drag performance artists in the Bay Area. Cosponsors include: Cornerstones GLSEN Northern Virginia Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation Safe Space Nova St. Anne’s Episcopal […]
Thu., Jun. 14, 10-11 a.m., National Rifle Association headquarters, 11250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax. Contact Bob Hatfield. Signs provided. Park on Fairfax Ridge Road. Vigils are held at the NRA the 14th of each month in memory of the victims of Sandy Hook, Dec. 14, 2012, as a public reminder that the American people want safe and sane gun laws.