Call For Volunteers!

If you are as excited as we are about the upcoming Elk Valley Pride Festival, consider joining our team and becoming a volunteer!

There are a number of different volunteer opportunities from October 9th to 14th to fit into your schedule.

The shifts are short, the company is excellent (or so we’ve been told), and you will be rewarded with friends for life, a volunteer t-shirt, and brunch on Sunday.

And so if you want to be a part of this amazing celebration of diversity and inclusion send us an e-mail for more information!

info@elkvalleypridefestival.com
elkvalleypridefestival.com
@ElkValleyPrideFestival
#elkvalleypride

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Quiet Heros: A Documentary

Read the Calgary Herald article about the documentary Quiet Heros. It pays tribute to reluctant gay-rights pioneer Everett Klippert and the Calgary historian who worked to keep his memory alive.

“Those pebbles make huge ripples. Kevin’s writing was picked up by The Globe and Mail and national publications and that led to the apology from Justin Trudeau. Whether it’s Everett Klippert, this unassuming public bus driver, or Kevin toiling away and researching for years, this work is important. I hope it inspires other people to continue or start work that they feel passionate about. It can affect change.”

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Beers & Queers – August 17th!

Valley Social

Join us Friday, August 17th at 7:30pm for a chill evening of fun, friendship, and laughter at the Valley Social.

Snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are provided. Wine, beer, and spirits are available for purchase at the bar.

Beers & Queers is a monthly social event for the LGBTQ2+ community hosted by the Fernie Pride Society and The Valley Social. This event is proudly sponsored by The East Kootenay Community Credit Union. Everyone is welcome!

The Valley Social Company562 2 Ave, Fernie, BC

Beers & Queers – July 13th!

Valley Social

Join us Friday, July 13th at 7:30pm for a chill evening of fun, friendship, and laughter at the Valley Social.

Snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are provided. Wine, beer, and spirits are available for purchase at the bar.

Beers & Queers is a monthly social event for the LGBTQ2+ community hosted by the Fernie Pride Society and The Valley Social. This event is proudly sponsored by The East Kootenay Community Credit Union. Everyone is welcome!

The Valley Social Company562 2 Ave, Fernie, BC

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This year Fernie Pride Society is participating in the annual Fernie Arts Station dumpster painting event!

Come see our amazing volunteer artist Pruthvi Harshan turn a dumpster into something truly beautiful. Pru has created a community side of the dumpster so that everyone who would like to come down and help with the painting is welcome to participate. Pride and Pru will be there, so make sure you pop by and say hello!

The Dumpster painting is taking place in the cool afternoon, June 30th from 4-9pm at Station Square outside the Fernie Arts Station at 601 1st Ave.

Come down to see the dumpsters being created, contribute to the community dumpster, have a beer and listen to the sounds of DJ JayRay. Finally, don’t forget to vote in the people’s choice award and support our local artists!

Watch out on the Friday night prior to the event to see them all getting started – also with live DJ!