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Pride Picnic Happening in Cold Lake this Weekend

People of all sexual identities are invited to attend a Pride Picnic being held in Cold Lake this Saturday at 11.

After learning the usual Pride Committee wasn’t organizing anything this year, Corrie Grant took on the initiative herself. She felt it was important to do something, especially in the wake of Orlando.

More details are available below:


Hot Dogs from Hamel’s and a drink.
*while food lasts, so come early!*

FREE Popcorn!!!
Activity bags for the kids!

11am: Welcoming, LGBTQ+ Community Speaker & Honouring Orlando
11:15-12:15pm: 4 Wing Military Band
12pm – 2pm: BBQ Lunch! While food lasts. =)
12:45 – 1:15pm: Ashley Slade
2pm: Cupcake decorating! Icing, and sprinkles, in the colours of pride! For kids of ALL ages (Yes, this means adults too!)
2 – 4pm: DJ Stylings of BYS and Speakerhead!
3pm: Community Games! TUG-O-WAR!!!
Cold Lake RCMP vs MP (in process of confirming)
4pm: Closing statement, Prize Winners announced.

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* Lisa Grant – Member of the LGBT Community
* Mayor Craig Copeland > He will be making a brief appearance around 2pm after one of his engagements, to show our community some much needed love and support!
* S/Sgt Landry with the Cold Lake RCMP
We will have MANY prizes to be won. You MUST be at the event in order to win. Some prizes include;

COUPLES ONLY prizes; 1 MM, 1 FF, 1 MF small gift bags > Thank you to Kupid’s Korner for their generous donation!
** You MUST show ID in order to collect prize ***
KIDS > A toy from the Travelling Closet, and a Ty stuffy from Loopaloo! Thank you to both businesses for donating!
PETS > $50 gift certificate for pet grooming at For Pet’s Sake! Thank you to owner, Laura Eadon for your generous gift!
This will also be a *DRY* FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT!

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