Midwest Events


Maybe Baby - Twin Cities, MN

Dates: October 2, 9, 16 & 23
Time: 5:45-7:45 pm

Join Family Equality Council and Queer Birth Project for this four-part  Maybe Baby series. We are thrilled to welcome back Trisha Falvey, M.A., LMFT as our facilitator. These workshops are designed for those who are LGBTQ and thinking about starting or growing a family. Our Maybe Baby events include a range of information, from the latest on the many ways families can be created to hearing from LGBTQ parents themselves, as they share their personal stories about their journey to parenthood.

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Thank you to Sunrise Banks for hosting this event.


Family Fall Festival - Minneapolis, MN

Date: October 15, 2017
Time: Noon-4:00pm
Location: Sunrise Banks Corporate HQ (see map below for directions as this location doesn't show up on GPS)

Family Equality Council is thrilled to partner with Target, Sunrise Banks and Twin Cities Pride to host our Fall Festival. This family-friendly event will include food, fun and games for everyone!

Register here for this free event!

Click here for map.

          


It Gets Better - Whitewater, WI

Date: October 16, 2017
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: Studio 84, 121 W. Center St., Whitewater, WI 53190

Family Equality Council and Studio 84 are thrilled to partner with Young Auditorium as they host It Gets Better this October. Please join us as we work with cast members from It Gets Better to create a PSA that reflects strength, acceptance and welcoming for all!

Space is limited, so please RSVP early. For more information, please contact: Shannon (262) 472-1432/ dozoryss@uww.edu OR Kim (646) 880-3005 x 115/ ksimes@familyequality.org.

  


House Party - Minneapolis, MN

Date: November 2, 2017
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Please join us as Nancy Lyons hosts an evening that offers a chance for adults to mingle, enjoy good food and beverages, and learn about Family Equality Council's inspiring and important next chapter from key leaders like Executive Director Stan Sloan. All funds raised at this event will go toward the organization's impactful work advancing equality for the LGBTQ-headed families across the country.

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Maybe Baby - Lafayette, IN

Date: November 4, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: IU Health Arnett Hospital, Michael Skehan, MD Learning Center, Rooms AG 410/411, 5165 McCarty Ln, Lafayette, IN 47905

Starting a family or thinking of adding a new member? Join us for a FREE Family Building Session. This workshop is designed to help LGBTQ people who are thinking about starting or growing their family. This event promises to be educational, inspiring, and fun! Registration is free but space is limited, so sign up TODAY!

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House Party Benefits - Save the Date

Dates: November 14, 2017

Location: Chicago, IL

Please join us this fall at one of the special cocktail party benefits listed below. Each evening will offer a chance for adults to mingle, enjoy good food and beverages, and learn about Family Equality Council's inspiring and important next chapter from key leaders like Executive Director Stan Sloan. All funds raised at each party will go toward the organization's impactful work advancing equality for the LGBTQ-headed families across the country.

For more information and to RSVP, please visit- Family Equality Council House Party Calendar


StoryCorps Chicago

Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

Family Equality Council is thrilled to partner with StoryCorps Chicago for a day of recording our family's stories. If you are interested in learning more information, please reach out to Kim Simes at ksimes@familyequality.org.


REGIONAL CONTACT

Kim Simes, Director of Regional Programming, ksimes@familyequality.org: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota & Wisconsin

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