Dec
1
5:30pm 5:30pm

HIV Screening For World AIDS Day

Pride Minot will be partnering with the First District Health Unit to offer HIV screening as part of World AIDS Day on Friday, December 1, at The Vegas Motel, in the Monte Carlo Room. The event will take place from 5:30 to 8 PM and will be free to the community. 

The testing includes a rapid antibody screen that tests for HIV, which is collected by a small finger poke. Results are given in 15 minutes.

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Sep
27
7:00pm 7:00pm

Pride Minot Meet-and-Greet

Come on out to The Tap Room (23 Main Street South, Minot) on Wednesday, September 27, from 7 to 10 PM. 

Get acquainted with the 2017-18 Pride Minot board: Kylie Gamas, president; Carlos Bermudez, vice president; Topher Slade, treasurer; James Falcon, secretary; and Brandon Magtalas, member at large.

The Tap Room will have a special beer, Sparkleberry, on Tap.

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Aug
27
3:00pm 3:00pm

Pride Minot 2nd Annual Water Gun Fight

Pride Minot will be holding its second annual Water Gun Fight on Sunday, August 27, at Oak Park, alongside the Minot Food Truck Festival, hosted byNDstrong.

The cost of admission to the Water Gun Fight is an item for the Souris Valley United Way's Backpack Buddies program. A list of items can be found at www.svunitedway.com/backpack-buddies.

Please DO NOT bring water balloons. The event is limited to water guns ONLY. (If you bring water ballons, you will be asked to leave.) Bring your water guns filled and ready to battle! We will have filling stations available for you to refill.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Pride Minot on their Facebook page, e-mail at prideminotnd@gmail.com, or call 701-595-0579.

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Jul
19
7:00pm 7:00pm

Pride Minot Open Meeting

Members of the public are encouraged to attend this Open Meeting of the Pride Minot board. This will be the second-to-last meeting of the Pride Minot 2016-17 board. 

During this meeting, the Pride Minot board would like to hear input from the community on the Minot Pride Festival 2017. We will also open up nominations for those interested in serving on the 2017-18 board. The positions include: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Member at Large, and a new addition: Youth Ambassador. (The Youth Ambassador shall be a part of and represent the youth population – ages 12 to 17 – with flexible time commitments and responsibilities. The Youth Ambassador will help oversee committees on youth-related subjects, as designated by the board, and outreach to local youth GLBT groups, i.e. Gay Straight Alliance organizations within the school system.)

If you are interested in running for this election, please attend this meeting and make your voice heard. (If you are unable to attend, but would like to run for the election, you are also invited to send Pride Minot a message on our Facebook page or contact our secretary at james.prideminotnd@gmail.com.) 

An August election is scheduled. Watch the Pride Minot Facebook page for more information.

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Jul
15
to Jul 16

Minot Pride Festival 2017: Minot Is A Drag!

LOUD & Proud Productions presents "Minot Is A Drag!!!," an evening full of fun and frivolity showcasing local and regional drag performers, during the Minot Pride Festival 2017 on Saturday, July 15. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

This is an all ages show, although those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult parent or guardian. (Please note that some subject matter, content and language may not be suitable for younger audiences. Parental discretion is advised.) There will also be a cash bar for those 21 and up. Please be sure to bring proper identification.

Interested in coming out of the drag closet? We will also have an amateur show, starting at 8:30 p.m. Interested parties, be you a king or a queen, may sign up by sending us a message on the LOUD & Proud Productions page. (Please sign up by Saturday, July 8.)

Tickets for the show are:
$15 - general admission
$100 - a VIP package for five with front row table seating

Tickets will be sold online at http://minotsadrag.bpt.me/ from now until Friday, July 14, at 8 p.m. After that, tickets can be purchased at Pride In The Park, on Saturday, July 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and at the door the night of the show.

A donation to Pride Minot will be made from the proceeds.

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Jul
15
10:00am10:00am

Minot Pride Festival 2017: Pride in the Park

Come and celebrate Minot Pride with a morning and afternoon in Oak Park! Our vendor show will host a variety of local groups and businesses, as well as some entertainment! We will have food vendors available on-site from 11 AM to 1  PM to provide lunching options (and ice-cream!). 

If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact Kylie Gamas at kylie.prideminotnd@gmail.com by Saturday, July 8, 2017.

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Jul
15
8:30am 8:30am

Minot Pride Festival 2017: Rainbow Run 5K

Get your running shoes on for the Minot Pride Festival Rainbow Run 5K, which will be held on Saturday, July 15. Same day registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the race starts at 9:30. Prizes will be awarded at 10:30 a.m. during Pride In The Park.  

For more information and to register, visit: https://raceroster.com/events/2017/13107/minot-pride-festival-rainbow-run

[Make sure to set a reminder for yourself by RSVP'ing to this event on Facebook!]

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Rocky Horror PRIDE Show
Jul
14
9:30pm 9:30pm

Rocky Horror PRIDE Show

Come out and help us celebrate Minot Pride -- and the Magic City Misfits' two-year anniversary! -- with a live shadowcast performance of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" on Friday, July 14 at The Vegas Motel! Doors open at 9 p.m., show starts at 9:30 p.m.

This will be a Pride-themed show, with our cast of characters dressed in their usual costumes, but with some elements borrowed from LGBT icons.

Audience members are invited and encouraged to dress up and attend. Come dressed as a character from the Rocky Horror Picture Show, or as an LGBT icon, or you can come as you are!

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at (website) until July 14 at 5 p.m.; after that, they can be purchased at the door until 9:30 p.m. that night. A portion of the proceeds from the show will go to the Pride Minot organization. 

Please note that the show is for all ages, although those under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. (We will ID; the film is rated R.) Also, due to subject matter of the performance and the film, parental discretion is advised.

[Make sure to remind yourself by RSVP'ing to the event on Facebook.]

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Jul
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Minot Pride Festival 2017: Kickoff Party

Help celebrate the beginning of the Minot Pride Festival with a kick-off party in the Monte Carlo Room at the Vegas Motel, on North Hill. This is a free, all-age event. There will be a cash bar available for those 21 and over, so be sure to bring your ID if you would like an adult beverage.

Make sure to remind yourself by RSVP'ing to the event on Facebook

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Jun
9
4:00pm 4:00pm

Minot Relay for Life

Join the Pride Minot Relay for Life team as they participate in the American Cancer Society's annual fundraiser! Help us fundraiser for the ACS and stop by our booth and get information about Pride Minot and the upcoming Minot Pride Festivities!

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Apr
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

Pride Minot Open Meeting (April)

The Pride Minot executive board will host a meeting on Wednesday, April 12, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Costello's (located inside KJ's Fresh Market...the former MarketPlace by the Dakota Square Mall) to give the community an update on the progression of Pride Minot 2017 festivities, which will take place this July 13-16, 2017. 

We are also having a T-shirt design contest for our Pride 2017 shirt! The theme for Pride 2017 is "Hope Is Never Silent." If you have a design idea, send it to prideminotnd@gmail.com by April 10.

Also, the executive board is seeking a Youth Ambassador to join the board. The Youth Ambassador shall be a part of and represent the youth population – ages 12 to 17 – with flexible time commitments and responsibilities. The Youth Ambassador will help oversee committees on youth-related subjects, as designated by the board, and outreach to local youth GLBT groups, i.e. Gay Straight Alliance organizations within the school system. If you are interested, come join us at the meeting! :)

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Coffee and T
Mar
18
3:00pm 3:00pm

Coffee and T

Coffee and T is a support group for members of Minot's transgender community and allies. This is for all ages. The next meeting will be held on Saturday, March 18, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, please contact the group at nodaktransgenderalliance@gmail.com.

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Coffee and T
Feb
18
3:00pm 3:00pm

Coffee and T

Coffee and T s a support group for members of Minot's transgender community and allies. This is for all ages. The next meeting will be held on Saturday, February 18, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, please contact the group at nodaktransgenderalliance@gmail.com.

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Coffee and T
Jan
21
3:00pm 3:00pm

Coffee and T

Coffee and T is a support group for members of Minot's transgender community and allies. This is for all ages. The next meeting will be held on Saturday, January 21, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, please contact the group at nodaktransgenderalliance@gmail.com.

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Pride Minot Open Meeting
Jan
17
6:00pm 6:00pm

Pride Minot Open Meeting

Join the Pride Minot board as we hold an open meeting. Come to learn more about Pride Minot and what we have in store for 2017, including the festivities for Pride Minot 2017!

Also, on this same night, Paradiso will hold a community fundraiser for Pride Minot. If you mention "Pride Minot" or bring in a fundraiser flyer (see below) when you pay your bill, 15 percent of the subtotal will come back to Pride Minot. (The fundraiser will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. that evening.) 

 

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Jan
12
5:30pm 5:30pm

All Age Gathering

Much like the 21+ GLBT Summits, this will be a group for people to gather and meet others, enjoy company of friends, and see what the LGBT+ community is all about. This group is age friendly, meaning anyone from birth and beyond is welcome.

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Dec
17
3:00pm 3:00pm

"Coffee and T"

Coffee and T is a support group for members of Minot's transgender community and allies. This is for all ages. The next meeting will be held on Saturday, December 17, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, please contact the group at nodaktransgenderalliance@gmail.com. 

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Minot Goes Drag For Charity- Halloween Haunt 2016
Nov
18
to Nov 19

Minot Goes Drag For Charity- Halloween Haunt 2016

  • Holiday Inn Riverside (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Minot Goes Drag for Charity Halloween Haunt 2016 is going to be phenomenal! The show will be at the Holiday Inn Riverside (across from the fairgrounds.)  There will be a dance immediately after and costumes are strongly encouraged. Join us as the awe inspiring queens strut their stuff!

You can purchase tickets Here.  Tickets always sell fast, so hurry and get yours today.

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2nd Annual Thanksgiving Poutluck
Nov
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

2nd Annual Thanksgiving Poutluck

Join us for our 2nd annual Thanksgiving potluck.  Come on out to the All Saints Episcopal Church located in downtown Minot.  We will be providing the turkey and ham prepared by our resident Chef and treasurer Michael Novy.  Sign up to bring a dish here and sample everyone elses.  Don't forget to bring your friends and family!

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Magic City Misfits- Rocky Horror Picture Show
Nov
5
to Nov 6

Magic City Misfits- Rocky Horror Picture Show

Hurry to get your tickets now for the Magic City Misfits showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show.   They will be performing at Minot State University's Aleshire Theatre.  Tickets are $10, and can be purchased Here.  Don't forget to grab a prop bag as well, and get in on the fun!

You can also check out the Magic City Misfits on Facebook.  Or on twitter @RHPSMagicCity

These shows are always a blast and this time won't be any different!

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       This general member meeting will also serve as the elections for the 2016-2017 Pride Minot Executive Board. Please see on the  Facebook event page  for individuals who have already been nominated. Please ask them questions to help inform yourself and others before voting.    If you would like to nominate yourself or another person, please reach out to us or attend the meeting.    Elections will be held via secret ballot.    Any general member who has attended at least 2 Pride Minot events the past calendar year is eligible to vote.
Aug
22
6:00pm 6:00pm

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This general member meeting will also serve as the elections for the 2016-2017 Pride Minot Executive Board. Please see on the Facebook event page for individuals who have already been nominated. Please ask them questions to help inform yourself and others before voting.

If you would like to nominate yourself or another person, please reach out to us or attend the meeting.

Elections will be held via secret ballot.

Any general member who has attended at least 2 Pride Minot events the past calendar year is eligible to vote.

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Pride Church Service
Jul
10
10:00am10:00am

Pride Church Service

  • 301 Main Street South Minot, ND, 58701 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

All Saints Episcopal Church of Minot is graciously hosting this year's non-denominational church service. The Sunday morning gathering will start at 10am and all are welcome! This church has consistently supported Pride Minot from the start. Let's show them how much that means to us!

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Rocky Horror Picture Show
Jul
9
9:00pm 9:00pm

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Our last event for Saturday night will be The Rocky Horror Picture Show presented by the Magic City Misfits. Get your tickets now, we sold out last year!

The location for this show will be at the Student Center on MSU's campus. The doors will open pm, pre-show will begin at 10pm, and the shadow cast will lead you on an interactive journey after that!

If this is your first time or 1000th time, you're sure to have a great time! Make sure you check out the Magic City Misfits and follow their page for future productions.

Get your tickets here!

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