COVID-19 can’t hold back our pride! This year, we’re hosting Devon Pride all week.
Each day will be full of new and exciting activities to participate in with your friends and family. Ensure proper physical distancing and have fun!
These free activity kits will include materials for painting windows, painting kindness rocks, and making rainbow bracelets to get you in the spirit of Pride Week. Families can sign up for an activity kit through RecDesk and the kits will be delivered to them.
Registration opens on May 22 and will run until June 12, with door delivery starting June 8. Register for your kit here!
Show Devon’s pride by wrapping our trees with biodegradable rainbow streamers. The activity kits will include supplies and LOCAL Youth will be wrapping trees around town.
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Link to Join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89748294056
In honour of Pride Week 2020, the Residents for Reconciliation program will be featuring speakers from the LGBTQ and Two-Spirit community. Jeff Chalifoux, president of Peer-N-Peer support group and member of the Edmonton Men’s Health Collective will be presenting at this event.
For Mental Health Monday, we will be exploring the LGBTQ+ community’s mental health and some practical tips to help.
Time: 6-8 PM
Link to Join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86053723714
The Edmonton Two-Spirit Society will be hosting a live virtual drag-show as well as a make-up tutorial with the drag queens. Along with this event, there will also be information about the Two-Spirit community in the Edmonton-area. Members of E2S will be facilitating this event.
We will be celebrating with a short video of What Pride Means to the Youth in Devon.
Time: 6-7 PM
Link to Join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82906705969
Elder Sydney Courtepatte of Michel First Nation will be facilitating a special sharing circle for Pride Week. A special guest from E2S will also be participating and will talk more about Two-Spirit Peoples and the LGBTQ+ community.
For Workout Wednesday, we will be promoting Pride Walk. Walk around your neighbourhood or bike around the Town to see Devon’s pride. Be sure to have your house ready for your neighbours to be walking by!
Time: 6-8 PM
Link to Join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85751049326
In honour of Pride Week, join the Town of Devon for a community viewing of Between the Shades!
Kindness Rocks are everywhere! We will be promoting residents to look around Town and see how many they can find!