Calendar of Pride Events

Let the games begin . . .

The Catwalk Club Put on your dancing shoes and don't skimp on the body glitter. The Catwalk Club is hosting the Gayest Party Evah! Old queens, new queens, iconic hits—it's gaygaygay and everyone's invited. $5. 9 p.m. Fri., June 28. The Catwalk's Girl4Girl Pride Party features two floors of sweaty, scantily clad girls and guys with caged go-go dancers and a caged girl contest. DJ Stacey spins to get you wet and drink specials keep you wet all night long. $10. 9 p.m. Sat., June 29. 172 S. Washington, 622-1863.

The Cuff Complex Annual Pride Street Party and Beer Garden Once again, the Cuff plans a big gay bash to close Seattle Pride Week. Tons o' gays will party in the street in front of the Cuff Sunday, uniting in the glory of beer specials and live performances by Taylor Dayne, CeCe Peniston, Lonnie Gordon, and Abigail and Suzanne Palmer. $13. Starts at 1 p.m. Sun, June 30. 1533 13th, 323-1525.

Freedom Day Parade and Festival The Volunteer Park amphitheater will be loud and proud all weekend long. Freedom Day's big rally will feature plenty of speakers, music, food, and drinks to go around. Free. 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Sat. June 29 and Sun. June 30. On Saturday night, we're not in Kansas anymore—we're in Volunteer Park, watching The Wizard of Oz with a few hundred friends. It's the annual pride movie night; bring blankets and someone to snuggle with. 9 p.m. Sat. June 29. It's big, it's queer, and it's taking over Broadway. The annual Seattle Pride Parade starts at Broadway and Pike and ends at Volunteer Park with an all-day festival. Special guest Spirit Award-winning Latin pop star Jade Esteban Estrada will headline the festival. March starts at 1 p.m. Sun. June 30. Public Health of Seattle and King County will offer HIV testing, STD screening, educational materials and prizes in Volunteer Park. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. June 30.

Neighbours Emulate nude, rutting TV stars at a Queer as Folk soundtrack release party. $8. 9 p.m. Fri. June 28. Dance diva Sandy B. will make you sweat and DJ Randy Schlager will keep you moving with his Kylie Minogue single release party. $10. 11 p.m. Sat. June 29. Haven't had enough? Miss Thea Austin will finish you off Sunday night with an all-night dance party. Plan on cabbing it home, 'cause your feet will be too tired to walk. $10 . 11 p.m. Sun. June 30. 1509 Broadway E. 324-5358.

Seattle Black Gay Pride Celebration Backbone Productions and the Lesbian Resource Center are "Making every moment count" this year at Seattle's Black Gay Pride Celebration, featuring workshops, seminars, theater, and dance all weekend long. This year's celebration kicks off with a mixer, so don't be shy. 7 p.m. Fri. June 28. The Wellington, 4869 Rainier S., 722-8571. Workshops will be held at the Lesbian Resource Center, the brand spankin' new LGBT Community Center, and Seattle Central Community College. 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. Sat. June 29. Saturday evening events include a play, Satin Sisters, and a celebration dance. 7 p.m. Sat. June 29. Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center, 104 17th S., 684-4757. The celebration closes with a family cookout at Judkins Park. Bring the kids. 12 p.m.-7 p.m. Sun. June 30.

Seattle Lesbian Cancer Project The third annual Rainbow Women's Health Fair offers info, demonstrations, and free health screenings to lesbians, bisexual women, and transgendered individuals. Screenings for bone density, blood pressure, lung capacity, and other health issues. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. June 29. Pilgrim Congregational Church, Broadway and Republican, 323-6540.

Seattle SuperDyke March and Rally It's dykes in droves! Dykes, and those who love them, will rally for reign of Broadway on Saturday. 5 p.m. Sat. June 29. Broadway and Pine.

Timberline Give in to the boogie Friday night at a Studio 54-style disco party. $10. 9 p.m.-3 a.m. Fri. June 28. Yippie-aye-oh-kay-ay! Did somebody say "cowboy"? Country songwriter and singer Mark Weigle performs three sets. $3. 9 p.m. Sat. June 29. Kimberly S. spins Palm Springs-style for all the boys and girls left standing Sunday night at the Timberline's "We are Family" Pride Party. $8. 4 p.m. Sun. June 30. 2015 Boren, 883-0242.

The Wildrose Girlz! Girlz! Girlz! It's Lezbo Mania at the Wildrose! $7. 9 p.m. Thurs. June 27. Sugar's bad for your teeth, so partake in some eye candy at the Wildrose's fourth annual wet T-shirt contest. When the fun starts, the contestants won't be the only wet ones. $5 women/$10 men before 8 p.m. $7/$12 after 8 p.m. Fri. June 28. Drink up at the Wildrose's beer garden, with karaoke and a live girlband showcase featuring Lesliwood and the Apocalypsticks. Also, Lady Jane DJ premieres her Pride Mix CD. $5. 2 pm.-2 a.m. Sat. June 29. The beer garden continues with Miss A., Lady Jane DJ and DJ Ally. No cover. 1 p.m.-10 p.m. Sun. June 30. 1021 E. Pike, 324-9210.

Youth Pride Heaven and Hell Party Pride is ageless, so lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersexed, transgender, queer, and questioning youth and their allies (ages 14-22) can party it up this weekend, too. 6 p.m.- 10 p.m. Sun. June 30. M Powerment, 1017 E. Union, 957-1725.

 
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