The Warwick Valley Community Center, located at 11 Hamilton Ave. in Warwick NY, will celebrate diversity and provide resources to the LGBTQ community in honor of Pride Month. The weekend-long event will start on Fri., Jun. 8 at 8 p.m. with a screening of the award-winning movie, “Call Me By Your Name,” an “R” rated romance set in Italy. Tickets are $5 per person.
On Sat., Jun. 9, the center will host a six-band line-up for The Pride Show, including The Litterbugs, The Ryan Leddick Trio, and Jaclyn Falk. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and tickets are $5 per person. The concert is suitable for teens and adults.
The sixth annual OCNY Pride Event will be held on Sun., Jun. 10. This family-friendly event will start at 11:30 a.m. with a free rainbow bagel brunch, vendors and craft activities to prepare for the parade. The parade will launch at 1:30 p.m. from the community center. The route is Orchard St. to Railroad Green, Main St., returning to the center by 2:30 p.m. for music and magic performances, cupcakes and lemonade.
The Grand Marshal for this year’s parade is Rebekah Bruesehoff, an eleven-year-old transgender girl, who is determined to use her voice to teach others about life as a transgender young person and fight for the rights of her community.
The event, sponsored by the Warwick Valley Community Center and the Orange County Youth Bureau, is free and open to all. For more information call 986-6422 or visit the OCNY Pride Event page on Facebook.