Come kick off Santa Cruz Pride weekend with the fabulous Christie McCarthy and her all-star band in support of a mighty cause, the Pajaro Valley Pride Youth Scholarship Program, benefiting our leaders of tomorrow!
Christie puts on a hell of a show filled with energy, heart and soul. So prepare to be thoroughly entertained, socialize with your fellow Prider's and pay it forward! Christie's band The Wielders features Glenn MacPherson on guitar, Rhan Wilson on bass, Patti Maxine on lap steel and Jimmy Norris on drums, with special guest Stephen Bigger on keyboards.
We are also thrilled to welcome spoken word artist, Maria Cherem. Maria is a force of nature and you will be blown away by her beautiful messages and powerful performance.
Come at 7 PM to participate in the SILENT AUCTION! Prizes include tickets to Sin Sisters Burlesque, a Christie fan package and more! SHOW STARTS AT 8 PM.
The Kuumbwa serves beer, wine and food; and seating is tiered:
$40 VIP ticket holders may select seats upon arrival within the first 3 rows (seats include tables), and will recieve one (1) free drink coupon and entry into a prize drawing valued @ $50
$25 General Admission ticket holders may choose seats upon arrival in rows 6 and beyond
Come support this wonderful cause! The Pajaro Valley Pride Youth Scholarship Program strives to provide resources to our under-served community in the form of scholarships to local LGBTQIA+ and allies that aspire to pursue higher education. They foster our leaders by providing the support, confidence, and resources needed to help them meet their long-term goals.
The Queer Youth task Force is proud to announce that the 22nd Annual Queer Youth Leadership Awards will be taking place on Saturday, May 11 th at 5:30 pm at San Lorenzo Valley High School. Please save the date & join us as we honor & celebrate queer youth leadership.
Join us for a community pie potluck to benefit TransFamilies.
About:TransFamilies’ mission is to create a world where people of all gender identities are celebrated. TransFamilies works with families to provide support and informational resources to help support their gender diverse kids. They hold support groups, maintain current resources for the medical, legal and educational issues that face families with gender diverse children and coach families on their children’s rights.
Where: Homeless Garden Project Farm in Santa Cruz (Shaffer Road at Delaware Ave)
The whole family
A sweet or savory vegetarian pie*
$5+ donation per person to benefit TransFamilies
Your own plate/fork/spoon/napkin/mug
*If baking isn’t your thing, don’t worry! Come & just bring an extra buck or two.
Join the gay/bi/trans men of Santa Cruz for an evening of socializing and fun. Monterey artist Paul Richmond is displaying his Promiseland series at Faust this month. In addition, he's bringing some life-sized pinup boys for us to color from his popular Cheesecake Boys Coloring Book.Faust Salon & Spa (Downtown Santa Cruz) and Santa Cruz Fab Fridays will provide refreshments. Donations at the door will benefit Pajaro Valley Pride Scholarship Fund. Come out and be a part of your fab community!