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What’s Happening this week in the Okanagan! June 29 – July 5, 2020

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Tuesday, June 30 – Women’s Coffee Group ~ Kelowna

If you identify as a woman within the LGBTQ2+ community, you are welcome here. This is NOT a group strictly for cis-females who identify as lesbians.

To find out more about this event, please join our group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/kelownarainbowwomen/

Tuesday, June 30 – Drag Bingo, presented by Rebellious Unicorns and Unicorns.live, hosted by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Kelowna


June is Pride Month y’all and you’re invited to a virtually fabulous session of Virtual Drag Bingo will be on June 30 at 7:00pm hosted from Friends of Dorothy Lounge and live-streamed on the Unicorns.LIVE Facebook page. Your Queens, Sparkle & Ella Lamoureux, will guide you through a veritable wonderland of numbers and nonsense, replete with prizes and Pride!

You’ll have the chance to win over $1000 in fabulous prizes from Absolut, Big White Ski Resort, DunnEnzies Pizza Co., frock & fellow, Funktional, Freida Whales, The Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre, Olive & Elle, Friends of Dorothy Lounge, Tourism Kelowna, Staples Studio, Mosaic Books and Summerhill Pyramid Winery!

**Important Details**
– You MUST register in advance
– Registration ends 24 hours before the event (Ends June 29, 2020 at 7pm PST)
– Email with details on how to claim your bingo cards will be sent during the day on June 30 – check your inbox.
– You have the option of playing the Bingo in person at Friends of Dorothy. Please note that by registering online this does not guarantee you a spot and its first come first serve. You can reserve a seat by contacting Friends of Dorothy directly.
– People can play from anywhere in the world. If you win any of the prizes you are responsible for shipping/pickup.
Prizes will be available for pickup within Kelowna, BC.

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/180070926644792/

Thursday, July 2 – TV Night with Freida Whales, presented by Freida Whales, hosted by Dunnenzies (downtown) ~ Kelowna

Come enjoy a night watching TV and playing games with me every Thursday, starting July 2!! Drag Race Canada will be on the screen, I will be on the stage, and pizza will be on your plate.
Pizza sold by the slice and drinks sold at the bar.

Groups of 2,4, and 6 seating available.
Message Freida Whales to reserve a spot! Limited seating! 5$ suggested donation to help with costs and lost income due to the pandemic.

Time subject to change with the announcement of airing time of episodes.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/989831864815163/

Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 – Drag personalities at Friends of Dorothy Lounge every Friday and Saturday night. ~ Kelowna

Sunday, July 5 – Drag Brunch, hosted by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Kelowna

Get ready for a #SundayFunday. The drag is here!

Come out and see a show at Friends of Dorothy Drag Brunch (by reservation only). Seating begins at 11am followed by the performance at 12pm.

Tickets are $30 per person and include:
One mimosa or one Caesar AND an item from our brunch menu

CALL TO RESERVE! For more info go to: https://www.fodlounge.com/

Sunday, July 5 – QueeReads, presented by Unicorns.live, hosted by Friends of Dorothy Lounge ~ Kelowna

QueeReads, your portal to LGBTQ2+ storytime for adults, featuring novella-length fiction reads ranging from QueeRomance to Queer Sci-Fi and Fantasy, read aloud by beautifully talented Queer people from the Okanagan.

“It’s a classic fairytale: Knight meets necromancer. They argue. They fight. They…make out?” Join us for a six-evening series of the “The Knight and the Necromancer – Book One: The Capital” By: A.H. Lee, read aloud by Shannon Lester, local artist and Drag Queen extraordinaire, live from Friends of Dorothy Lounge.

The reading will be available via Live Stream at Unicorns.live or head to Friends of Dorothy to watch it live and in-person. Contact Friends of Dorothy to reserve a table.

There is no cost to enjoy this live reading! If you enjoy the book, a positive Amazon review is appreciated.

QueeReads is sponsored by Leigh Jarrett, local author of LGBTQ Romantic Fiction.

Author: Taysha Jarrett

Taysha Jarrett is the Community Engagement Advisor for Rebellious Unicorns and the Copy Editor for Kelowna.LGBT