New Jersey Pride 2011

New Jersey’s 20th Annual LGBTI Pride Celebration will be held Sunday, June 5th. The parade, rally and festival will take place from noon to 7 p.m., rain or shine. The parade begins at City Hall, goes up Cookman Avenue, turns onto Grand Avenue and then Sunset Avenue and finishes at the festival grounds in Bradley and Atlantic parks. Artisans, crafters, merchants and community organizations will be on hand at the festival. Jersey Pride is teaming up with Seer Farms in Jackson for “Pets Are Family Too” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. A pet promenade alongside the boardwalk will kick off at noon.

A showing of the film “God’s Square Mile” from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Hotel Tides, hosted by the New Jersey Stonewall Democrats. The movie is about Ocean Grove and its decision not to allow civil unions to take place at the Boardwalk Pavilion a few years back. The event is free.


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