This Week in LGBT Alaska 6/19/09 - PRIDEFEST Saturday!

The event you've been waiting for: Saturday is PRIDEFEST, with the Diversity Parade at 11 a.m., Pride on the Park Strip at 2 p.m., and DJ Dan spinning tunes after the show. Check the official Pride Week schedule for updates. The route is different this year and the map is on the PrideFest Links page.

This week's events from the statewide newsletter Alaska GLBT News.


SEAGLA Social Fridays (6-8 p.m.) for GLBT people and our friends over 21, at The Imperial Bar, downtown. 

Gay Pride Picnic Celebration at Skater's Cabin 6/20, 2-7 p.m. SEAGLA

National HIV Testing Week 6/23-6/27 Four A's is offering free HIV testing June 23-27 at various locations around Juneau.

Mat-Su Valley

Come to Anchorage PrideFest on Saturday, June 20. Mat-Su LGBT Community Center in Palmer is open M-F 5-8 p.m. (except 6-8 on Wed.) The social group meets Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m. at Vagabond Blues. Harmony Choir meets at the Center on Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.


Hedwig and the Angry Inch, 6/19-6/21 at 8 p.m. Live performance starring Atz Lee Kilcher as Hedwig, with a 5-piece band, at the Best Western Bidarka Inn. A benefit for Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic. Opening night $50, other shows $15. 


Mr/Ms/Miss Gay Anchorage 2009-2010 competition, 6/19 at 8 p.m. Mad Myrna's. $3

Midnight Soapscum at Out North, Fridays & Saturdays 6/19-7/18, 10:30 p.m.

Diversity Parade and Festival on the Park Strip, Saturday, June 20.

An Evening of Musical Entertainment 6/20, 8 p.m. Kevin Holtz with GMK and Company. Mad Myrna's. $10.

10th Annual Allie's Slave for a Date Auction, 6/20, 9 p.m. $5 at the Kodiak Bar.

Coffee Date showing at the Museum 6/20 & 6/21, 6 p.m.

Pride Week Reception: Celebrating Marriage 6/21, 2 p.m.-2 a.m. at Bernie's Bungalow. Hosts: 2-3pm Identity, 3-4pm The Imperial Court of All Alaska, 4-5pm GLSEN.

National HIV Testing Week 6/20-6/27 Four A's is offering free HIV testing.

Pride Weekend Worship with MCC Anchorage 6/21, 2 p.m. Music, scripture, and message titled "Fear N Faith."

Free BBQ at the Kodiak 6/21, 8 p.m. with Speed Dating and Kissing Booths.

Transgender Support Group, Sundays 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the GLCCA.

Anchorage Frontrunners, Tuesdays, 6 p.m.

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