Minnesota Events for LGBT Families!

Rainbow Families, the Midwest Office of Family Equality Council, is
gearing up for a fun-filled summer. While our Public Policy
Department continues to pressure MN Governor Tim Pawlenty to sign
the Safe Schools for All bill, our Community Events team is
prepping for the 10th annual Rainbow Families Camps, as well as
family-focused events at Minnesota Pride Festivals. Read on to
learn more about camps and prides!

Rainbow Families Camps — Registration

Sign up now
 for one or both fun-filled weekends for LGBT
families at Pilgrim Point Camp in beautiful
Alexandria, Minnesota. Both weekends will feature all your
favorites: family meals, campfires, crafts, swimming, games and the
annual family talent show.

Click here
to download a worksheet that will show you what
accommodations and fees will look like for your family. Then

click here
to register. You will fill out our online form to
register for the event and then fill out a paper form and send it
in with payment for lodging and meals. Both are required to
complete your registration.

Hurry! Some accommodations are limited and will be assigned on a
first come, first served basis. Questions? Contact Abby Riskin at
or at 651.644.4848 ext 1.

Minnesota Pride Activites for LGBT Families

March with Family Equality Council in the Twin Cities Pride

Date:  Sunday, June 28
Time:  Arrive between 10:00-10:30 am, parade
starts at 11:00 am
Location:  We will meet at Marquette Avenue and
3rd Street South

Wear your t-shirts, decorate your strollers & bikes, show your
colors and make families visible at this great event.  Get there
early to get face painted and to decorate a sign!

Visit Family Equality Council in the Family and
Children’s Area at Twin Cities Pride Festival!

Dates:  Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28
Location:  Loring Park, Minneapolis
Time:  Booth open 10:00am – 6:00pm

Visit us in the Family and Children’s area near the playground and
swimming pool (east side of the lake off of Willow Street). Family
fun activities, arts & crafts, and celebrate with PRIDE.

Join us for the Children’s Choir Concerts! Pride Concert
with the Freedom Band

Date:  Monday, June 22
Time:  7:00pm
Location:  Lake Harriet Bandshell,

Pack a picnic basket and join your family and friends for this FREE
evening at the beautiful Lake Harriet.

Twin Cities Pride Festival Concert

Date:  Saturday, June 27
Time:  1:00pm
Location:  Rainbow Stage, Twin Cities Pride
Festival, Loring Park, Minneapolis

They will be singing some songs from the Radio Disney “canon”.
They’re all basic, pop, top-40 sounding things, but some of the
lyrics are quite sweet and energizing. A special thanks to Peter
Vitale for directing this year’s choir.

For more information, contact Abby at abby.riskin@familyequality.org
or 651-644-4848 ext 1.