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EVENTS

Upcoming

First Annual Peak Pride Festival

First Annual Peak Pride Festival

Apr 7, 6:00pm - Apr 9, 9:00pm

Big White Ski Resort
5315 Big White Road
Kelowna, BC  V1P1P3 Map

Peak Pride is Canada’s newest winter pride destination and has something for everyone! From family friendly day events to high voltage nightlife with top tier talent Peak Pride brings our community together like never before.

More info coming soon...

274 interested  ·  94 going
PRICK

PRICK

Apr 10, 6:00pm - Apr 10, 9:00pm

285 Aurora Cres, Kelowna, BC V1X 7N6, Canada

PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI testing event for all ‘guys who like guys.’

Our definition of ‘guy’ includes: bi, cis-gender, curious, gay, queer, questioning, straight, trans, two-spirit, and all other guys who like guys.

Tests included are for chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis (A,B &C), HIV and syphilis. Nurses can also provide education, resources and referals for other sexual health concerns (ie. herpes, HPV/geniral warts, sores/rashes, etc,)

You can use your given name, fake name or initials – the main focus is to get guys tested.

This is a public clinic, there will be other people sharing the waiting room with you.

We also welcome you to bring a friend along for support.

For more information visit
menshealthinbc.com/sexual-health/prick/

Options for Sexual Health Clinic
#102 - 285 Aurora Crescent
@ Hollywood
Kelowna/Rutland
Just NORTH of HWY #33 & Hollywood

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT
1-800-739-7367
or...
DROP IN AND GET PRICKED!

Brought to you by: Men's Health Initiative, Options for Sexual Health and Interior Health Outreach Nurses.

Sponsored by: Fruitcake, Okanagan College Student Union, Okanagan Pride, Peak Pride, Pride Resource Centre UBCO, and Senior Gay Men In Kelowna.
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3 interested  ·  1 going
MHI GUYthering

MHI GUYthering

Apr 28, 6:00pm - Apr 30, 1:00pm

Kelowna, BC, Canada
Kelowna, BC   Map

The Men's Health Initiative GUYthering is an opportunity for guys-who-like-guys throughout the interior of BC to access workshops, presentations & networking opportunities that address their health care needs & concerns.

REGISTER BY MARCH 24th
Spots fill up fast!
goo.gl/forms/HGJet1cg0KB91tYj1

Limited travel & accommodations subsidies will be made available for those visiting from outside of the Central Okanagan (Peachland north to Lake Country).

Priority will be given to :
1) Guys who did NOT attend last years 2016 MHI Gaythering
2) Guys who can share travel/accommodations with another participant from their area
3) Guys presenting workshops for the GUYthering.

We will have guest speakers and presenters with the help of many local and regional organizations - full schedule and list of workshops/presenters will follow shortly - please keep informed with up to date changes on our facebook page facebook.com/menshealthinbc.

MHI will confirm your attendance by Tuesday March 28th 2017

Please note: While we are helping promote an event happening the day after the GUYthering - Monday May 1st - Kelowna LGBTQI Community Town Hall 7-9pm (hosted by SGMIK) with special guest Robert Beringer - any out of town guests wanting to stay for that event will have to do so at their own expense.

Presented by: Men's Health Initiative & Living Positive Resource Centre

Sponsored by: Fruitcake, Okanagan Pride, Peak Pride, Pride Resource Centre UBCO, REL8 and Senior Gay Men In Kelowna.
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18 interested  ·  14 going
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Past Events

FruitCake: Short Shorts

FruitCake: Short Shorts

Mar 24, 10:00pm - Mar 25, 2:00am

Sapphire
238 Leon Ave
Kelowna, BC  V1W 4A6 Map

CALLING ALL FRUITCAKES!!!!!

Its time to cut your favourite pair of jeans into daisy dukes or find the perfect pair of 80's workout booties cuz its all about dem legs honey as we take over the main room of Sapphire!

Join us as we celebrate the OFFICIAL LAUNCH PARTY OF PEAK PRIDE!!!

Starring Vancouver drag superstars:
Alma B Itches & Ilona Verley

Kelowna's crown jewel YUMI!

Resident DJ ShAdo

and for the very first time femme fatal DJ JGIRL! from Footwerk Events!!

And what short shorts party would be complete with out a SEXY SHORTS CONTEST! We're taking over the MAIN ROOM of Sapphire! Its biggest & baddest FruitCake yet!

Fruit·cake
ˈfro͞otkāk/
noun
1. a cake containing dried fruit and nuts.
o informal

An eccentric or insane person.

who wears short shorts?!
WE WEAR SHORT SHORTS!

Let’s face it. If it’s not you, then it’s someone you know. And either way, you’re both welcome here.

Fruitcake is Kelowna’s brand new event for people who like to party. With rotating hosts, performers and DJs, Fruitcake is a celebration of art, culture and living life outside the lines. You can wear what you want, be who you are and dance on a table like Paris Hilton in 2003*—cuz ‘That’s hot’.

Like to get freaky with the same gender? Great!
Curious about a different gender? Perfect!
Living in a non binary world? No problem!
None of the above? It’s ok, we have cheap booze.
All of the above? Call me!!!!



*Note: Our legal counsel does not recommend dancing on tables...that means you Peter Breeze!
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103 interested  ·  93 going
PRICK

PRICK

Mar 16, 6:00pm - Mar 16, 9:00pm

285 Aurora Cres, Kelowna, BC V1X 7N6, Canada

PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI and HIV testing event for all ‘guys who like guys.’

Our definition of ‘guy’ includes: bi, cis-gender, curious, gay, queer, questioning, straight, trans, two-spirit, and all other guys who like guys.

Tests included are for chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis (A,B &C), HIV and syphilis.

You can use your given name, fake name or initials – the main focus is to get guys tested.

This is a public clinic, there will be other people sharing the waiting room with you.

We also welcome you to bring a friend along for support.

For more information visit
menshealthinbc.com/sexual-health/prick/

Options for Sexual Health Clinic
#102 - 285 Aurora Crescent
@ Hollywood
Kelowna/Rutland
Just NORTH of HWY #33 & Hollywood

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT
1-800-739-7367
or...
DROP IN AND GET PRICKED!

Brought to you by: Men's Health Initiative, Options for Sexual Health and Interior Health Outreach Nurses.

Sponsored by: Fruitcake, Okanagan College Student Union, Okanagan Pride, Peak Pride, Pride Resource Centre UBCO, and Senior Gay Men In Kelowna.
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8 interested  ·  2 going
Etcetera Youth Group (Drop-In)

Etcetera Youth Group (Drop-In)

Mar 2, 4:30pm - Mar 2, 7:00pm

630 Cadder Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5N4, Canada

A weekly drop-in program for LGBT2Q+ youth and their allies. Hang outs, pizza, and a generally good time!
- ages 10-14 from 4:30-5:30
- ages 14-18 from 6:00-7:00

1 interested
PRICK

PRICK

Feb 16, 6:00pm - Feb 16, 9:00pm

#102 - 285 Aurora Crescent, Kelowna, BC

PRICK! is a private and con¬fidential on-the-spot STI and HIV testing event for all ‘guys who like guys.’

Our de¬finition of ‘guy’ includes: bi, cis-gender, curious, gay, straight, trans-gender, two-spirit, queer, questioning and all other guys who like guys.

Tests included are for chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis (A,B &C), HIV and syphilis.

You can use your given name, fake name or initials – the main focus is to get guys tested.

This is a public clinic, there will be other people sharing the waiting room with you.

We also welcome you to bring a friend along for support.

For more information visit
menshealthinbc.com/sexual-health/prick/

Options for Sexual Health Clinic
#102 - 285 Aurora Crescent
@ Hollywood
Kelowna/Rutland
Just NORTH of HWY #33 & Hollywood

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT
1-800-739-7367
or...
DROP IN AND GET PRICKED!

Brought to you by: Men's Health Initiative, Options for Sexual Health and Interior Health Outreach Nurses.

Sponsored by: Pride Resource Centre UBCO, Okanagan College Student Union, Okanagan Pride, Fruitcake, and Peak Pride.
... See MoreSee Less

5 interested  ·  2 going
PRICK

PRICK

Jan 19, 6:00pm - Jan 19, 9:00pm

285 Aurora Cres, Kelowna, BC V1X 7N6, Canada

Private and confidential on-the-spot STI and HIV testing event for guys who like guys.

PRICK! is a testing event for all guys who like guys; bi, cis-gender, curious, gay, trans-gender, two-spirited, queer & questioning

Drop-in or book as appointment at 1-800-739-7367

For more information check out our website: menshealthinbc.com/sexual-health/prick/

KELOWNA location:
Options for Sexual Health Clinic
#102 – 285 Aurora Crescent
– located at the corner of Hollywood and Aurora, just north of Hwy #33
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9 interested  ·  2 going
Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk & Gathering

Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk & Gathering

Dec 23, 6:30pm - Dec 23, 8:30pm

Unitarian Fellowship of Kelowna
1310 Bertram St
Kelowna, BC  V1Y 2E8 Map

An LGBT2Q+ Inclusive Event! Capacity 60

Andrea Hess of Kelowna Unitarians and Davina Kula of Okanagan Pride Society welcome you to our 3rd Winter Solstice Event.
Join us for a meditative walk of the Labyrinth; an invitation to find stillness within during this busy time of year.
Evening includes ceremony, songs & Qigong - with piano accompaniment by Graham Vink of Kelowna Community Music School.

We will also honour our lost LGBT2Q+ with a candle memorial.
We encourage all to attend this inclusive event!

We invite you to bring a sweet or savoury offering, with allergens/ingredients clearly marked, for the tea social downstairs following the service. Please share with others in the community
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45 interested  ·  11 going
Prick!

Prick!

Dec 8, 6:00pm - Dec 8, 9:00pm

285 Aurora Cres, Kelowna, BC V1X 7N6, Canada

Private and confidantial on-the-spot STI and HIV testing event for guys who like guys.

PRICK! is a on-the-spot testing event for all guys who like guys; bi, cis-gendered, curious, gay, trans-gendered, two-spirited, queer & questioning

For more information check out our website: menshealthinbc.com/sexual-health/prick/

KELOWNA location:
Options for Sexual Health Clinic
#102 – 285 Aurora Crescent
– located at the corner of Hollywood and Aurora, just north of Hwy #33
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2 interested  ·  1 going
WORDS & AIDS - World AIDS Day

WORDS & AIDS - World AIDS Day

Dec 1, 7:00pm - Dec 1, 8:30pm

KelownaArtGallery
1315 Water Street
Kelowna, BC  V1Y 9R3 Map

An opportunity for our community to read and share ‘words’ to reflect on the impacts of HIV/AIDS and honour those who are no longer with us, celebrate the accomplishments of our community and support those who are currently living with HIV/AIDS while building general awareness for World AIDS DAY locally.

Building on the success of last year’s World AIDS Day (WAD) event, we would like to invite community members to read passages of text from published or un-published works of inspiration around HIV/AIDS – potentially poetry, biographies, songs, speeches or other collections of words that could be read aloud.

This event will raise funds for future support event(s) at LPRC for those living with HIV/AIDS
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36 interested  ·  28 going
Transgender Day of Remembrance Ceremony

Transgender Day of Remembrance Ceremony

Nov 20, 6:00pm - Nov 20, 8:00pm

UBC Okanagan
3333 University Way
Kelowna, BC  V1V1V7 Map

Please join us for a solemn evening of memorializing the deaths of transgender individuals over the past year.

This event takes place in the Student's Union Theatre (UNC 106) on the first floor of the University Centre building at UBC Okanagan.


See map here: goo.gl/maps/voboiu2Ht9s

49 interested  ·  19 going
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