June First Friday- PRIDE!

Friday, June 7

all day

Multiple Locations, Downtown Waterville

Celebrate Pride on First Friday!

At the Waterville Public Library, 73 Elm Street:

3-4:30pm Button Making at the Waterville Public Library—Fireplace Room (First Floor)
Visit the library and design your own pinback button! There will be a selection of Pride flag and pronoun pin designs, as well as an exciting miscellany of other materials.

At the Paul J Schupf Art Center, 93 Main Street:

5–7pm Come celebrate with art-making, community resources, t-shirts, and more! Create rainbow art with Ticonic Gallery + Studios, and pick up a Waterville Pride shirt at the Ed Harris Box Office.

5–7pm Check out activities and art and crafts vendors in Castonguay Square! Community organizations include: Central Maine Pride, Maine Children’s Home, PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), Maine General Harm Reduction Program, Help Me Grow Maine, and OUT Maine. In the case of inclement weather, First Friday activities will move inside the Paul J. Schupf Art Center.

5–7pm Celebrate queer artists in the Colby College Museum of Art museum’s collection with coloring pages! Also, stop by our table to grab free Museum swag, including rainbow stickers and Margaret Middleton’s Queer Possibility in the Museumbooklet.

5–7pm Opening of Light Sentinels, a Castonguay Square installation by Australian art studio Skunk Control! More details to come.

Enjoy half off concessions (except for alcohol) at the Maine Film Center at the Paul J. Schupf Art Center all evening.

At Greene Block + Studios, 18 Main Street:

7pm–8pm Punk Rock show with local band Random Ideas
Random Ideas is a triplet punk rock/alternative rock band that has taken their passion for music and human rights/social issues to write powerful, high energy music. Catch them performing LIVE at Greene Block + Studios for this special First Friday event. Stick around for a dance party after their set!


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