CEDAR VALLEY PRIDEFEST
Saturday, August 23
Noon to midnight at 300-block of West Fourth Street in Downtown Waterloo.
SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER WITH ONE IOWA AT CEDAR VALLEY PRIDEFEST!
Camp Wellstone Iowa!
We are excited to share this candidate training opportunity with our members. If you are thinking about running for office in the next 2 years, helping out on a campaign, or just want to learn more about grassroots organizing, this training is for you!
Dates: August 1-3
Location: Olmsted Center, Drake University – Des Moines, IA
Senator Paul Wellstone fought for progress, and his legacy is doing the same. Camp Wellstone is open to anyone interested in gaining practical skills in progressive political action. Focus areas are offered based on your role in progressive organizing, each with a distinctive curriculum taught by some of the nation’s leading experts in grassroots politics and organizing.
You register by choosing one of three tracks below, that you will stay with throughout the weekend
Grassroots Organizer Track: How to win on grassroots organizing issues
Working on a Campaign Track: How to win progressive campaigns as a campaign worker or volunteer
Being a Candidate Track: How to run and win a progressive campaign, for those running for office or considering running in the future
Find more information on Camp Wellstone, click here.
Transformations Iowa is a transgender support group that meets every week.
When: Every Wednesday at 7:00 pm and the second Saturday of every month at 1:00 pm.
Where: Community Room of the Mickle Center, 1620 Pleasant Street in Des Moines on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm; Urbandale United Church of Christ, 3530 70th Street in Urbandale on Saturdays at 1:00 pm.
For more information, please contact Sophia Stone at email@example.com or call 515.288.4019 ext 200.
FIRST FRIDAY BREAKFAST CLUB
FFBC is an educational group for gay, bisexual and transgender men. FFBC gathers on the first Friday of ever month in Des Moines for breakfast, fellowship and a speaker. FFBC provides a safe and supportive environment for all members and guests. Click here for more info.
PFLAG in Des Moines
Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7pm.
Located at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 1800 Bell Ave, in Des Moines.
For additional information, please contact Sue at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PFLAG in Ames
Every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 pm.
Located at the Youth and Shelter Services building, 420 Kellogg Ave, in Ames.
PFLAG in Cedar Rapids
Every 2nd Thursday at 7 pm
Grant Wood Area Education Agency, 4401 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Check for updates: www.pflagcr.com.
The Des Moines Diversity Chorus Welcomes New Singers
If you enjoy singing choral music, the Des Moines Diversity Chorus would love to have you join us – no audition is necessary. We rehearse on Monday evenings from 7 to 8:30 at Westminster Presbyterian Church on the corner of Beaver and Franklin. Our first rehearsal for our spring concert on May 7th is Monday, February 6th and you are welcome to come try us out. The theme for this spring is “From South of the Border”.
GLBTQ Movie Night
Every week at the Iowa City Senior Center at 28 South Linn Street in Iowa City, there will be two showings of a GLBTQ movie (Sunday at 1:00 pm and Monday at 6:30 pm unless the Center is closed for some reason like a Holiday). The movies are open to anyone over 18 years of age and are held in Room 208. Often discussion does follow the movies.
When: Every Sunday at 1:00 pm and every Monday at 6:30 pm
Where: Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street, Iowa City
For more information, email Larry at email@example.com.