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Pride 2021

We are busy working on a number of ideas for Oxford County Pride 2021. The events and the times listed are subject to change without notice. All events will be livestreamed.

Flag Raising June 1st

Tillsonburg, 9 am , South Broadway Parkette
Woodstock
Ingersoll

Family Day June 19th, 11am until 4pm

All events to be streamed on our website and linked to our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter pages

Opening ceremony

Land recognition- Stephanie Johnstone, Opening remarks from President, Tami Murray and Sabrina Storm.

Sabrina is a native of London Ontario, Sabrina began her career working in London in a radio promotions department at the early age of 16. She quickly found a love of being in front of a camera or behind a studio mic, Sabrina obtained a three year Radio and Television Broadcast Journalism diploma from Conestoga College.

Sabrina has held various positions in front of the camera, including co-host of Rogers Televisions “Daytime”, Junior Reporter for CBC Television in Winnipeg and Special Events Reporter for A-Channel. Sabrina has appeared in several short films, music videos and performed at The Grand Theatre in London. 

Behind the microphone Sabrina’s voice has been heard across the province as an announcer, news anchor and reporter. Additionally, she has been a Court Side Host for the London Lightning and Promotions Announcer for the London Knights in the OHL.

In 2016, Sabrina hit national television as the first female to commentate and host The Stihl Timbersports Canadian Series airing on TSN each fall.

Most local residents of Oxford may know Sabrina from her days behind the microphone hosting the morning show on 104.7 Heart FM. 

Sabrina is a keynote speaker on Violence Against Women, and Equality in the Workplace.

Sabrina is now a freelance broadcaster, writer, host as well as a Carpentry Apprentice with hopes to take her passion for home renovations to HGTV or Netflix. 

She is a proud mom to her 13 year old Addison and her fur babies Haven, Halo, & Harley.

Drumming

WingNuts Candice Lawrence, Karen Kadding, Jayne Hysen and Sheila Harrell

Drag Storytime

Join us for family inclusive and diverse stories, exploring difference and celebrating uniqueness for everyone. Storytime is brought to you by the Rainbow Optimist Club from a grant from TD Bank Group.

Yoga with Radiant You

Join us as Shauna Balger of “Radiant You” brings us on a journey of inner peace, joy and contentment, through breathing techniques, meditation and exercise.
The word “Yoga”, translated from Sanskrit, means “union” or “connection”.
Let’s create union and connection together.
Don’t forget to following Shauna On her Facebook page @ShaunaBalgerOfRadiantYou

Storytelling – Finn Osinchuk

Celina “Spooky Boo”

Kick Boxing

A Kickboxing session with Pauline

Musical Guest “Darcy Feaver”

I’m a local singer/songwriter from Hamilton
Music has always been my passion.
I’ve been blessed to put my first CD out and I’m working on getting a second one on the go.
I love performing but I think I love meeting and chatting with people after even more.
Music soothes the soul.
You can catch me on Fb every Friday night at 7pm right now as I have done for the past year through covid to pick up peoples spirits through these crazy times with covid.
I look forward to see you all soon.

Closing Remarks and Tyrell Maas Pride Leadership Bursary presentation

We will announce the winner of the 2021 Tyrell Maas Pride leadership award. A $500 bursary towards furthering the education of an LGBTQ2S+ leader in Oxford County. Promotion of up and coming events and closing with sponsor recognition and community appreciation.

Other Events happening throughout the month

Here are some events we are working on for the month of June. We will update this page as we confirm these virtual and interactive events for the month of June.

Earlybird Coffee fundraiser June 5th

Buy a coffee and a portion is donated to Oxford county Pride committee

Youth Games Night

Join Jae and Arrow for online games using Jackbox, you will need a cell phone and a computer or tablet, you play the game on your phone and the Host shares their screen on your computer or tablet. Ages 12 to 25. For more information follow this link Youth Games Night

Scavenger hunt

Running the entire month of June.

Winners will be drawn each Monday at 7 pm with a grand prize for the person who finds the most rocks.

Please follow Physical distancing rules.
– Stay home if you are sick or think you may be sick.
– Stay six feet away from people you do not live with
– wash/sanitize your hand frequently
– wear a non-surgical mask where physical distancing is not possible or may be difficult.
– If you arrive at a destination and other people are present, wait a minimum distance of six feet away until they finish.
– avoid touching the rocks when taking a selfie

Pride Pet Photo contest

Submit a picture of your pet showing off their Pride colours and be entered into a draw . Only one submission per person.

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