Upcoming Rainbow Commission events
See our website for additional local LGBTQIA+ events.
Oct 10: Reel Queer watches "Lizzie," 6:30pm, Robbins Library community room (downstairs), 700 Mass Ave. 2018 Sundance Film Festival nominee "Lizzie" stars Chloë Sevigny & Kristen Stewart. "In 1892 Lizzie Borden lives a quiet life in Massachusetts under the strict rules established by her father. Lizzie finds a kindred spirit in the live-in maid, Bridget, and friendship soon blossoms into a secret romance. But tension mounts in the Borden household, leading to a violent breaking point." Rated R. Runtime 1h45min. Cosponsored by the Robbins Library, Council on Aging, and Rainbow Commission.
Oct 12: Coming Out Day Crafts & Community, 1-4 pm, Robbins Library fourth floor conference room, 700 Mass Ave. See info above.
Oct 17: Rainbow Commission community discussion about LGBTQIA+ issues in Arlington Public Schools, 6:30 pm, Location TBA. See info above.
Oct 23: Building Community to Support LGBTQIA+ Youth: An Interactive Discussion for Parents & Guardians, 7 pm, Ottoson Middle School cafeteria, 63 Acton St, Arlington. See info above.
Nov 14: SAGE Table intergenerational LGBTQIA+ meal & karaoke, 6:30 pm, Arlington Senior Center, 27 Maple St. Please join us for the third annual free meal and gathering of the Arlington and beyond LGBTQIA+ Community. SAGE Tables will be occurring all throughout the country around the same time. All ages. All are welcome. RSVPs welcome to 781-316-3419. Cosponsored by the Council on Aging and Rainbow Commission. Supported in part by a grant from the Boston Pride Community Fund.
Nov 17: Transgender Day of Remembrance observance, 5-6:30 pm, First Parish in Lexington, 7 Harrington Rd. Folks can arrive at 4 pm to make trans ribbons to give out at the event. Each year LexPride hosts a Transgender Day of Remembrance event to honor the lives of transgender people killed in anti-transgender violence each year. Join us to learn in compassion about real lives lost too soon. Sponsored by LexPride and First Parish in Lexington.
Nov 21: Rainbow Commission monthly meeting, 6:30 pm, Robbins Library fourth floor conference room, 700 Mass Ave.
Dec 19: Rainbow Commission monthly meeting, 6:30 pm, Robbins Library fourth floor conference room, 700 Mass Ave.
Additional local events can be found in LexPride’s weekly newsletter. Go to lexpridema.org/contact to sign up.