Midwest Events

2nd Annual Family Pride Network Family Conference & Resource Fair

Date: October 9, 2016
Time: 11:00am-5:00pm
Location: Greensview Elementary, 4301 Greensview Drive, Columbus, OH 43220

Family Equality Council invites you to join the Family Pride Network as they host this conference for families.

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Twin Cities Family Halloween Party

Date: October 22, 2016
Time: 3:00-6:00pm
Location: Target North Campus, Auditorium - 7000 Target Pkwy, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Family Equality Council is thrilled to partner with Target as they host the annual Family Halloween Party. Join us for friends, fun and an afternoon of celebration. Participants are encouraged to come in costume, however it is not required. Games, music and refreshments will be provided.

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Miltown LGBT Families Haunted Halloween Bash

Date: October 22, 2016
Time: 2:30-5:00pm
Location: Urban Ecology Center - Menomonee Valley, 3700 W Pierce St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53215

Family Equality Council invites you to join Miltown LGBT Families as they host their first Halloween Bash. There is a haunted afternoon in store that includes pumpkin decorating, a short (guided) hike through the woods, and spooky stories around the campfire. And, of course, it wouldn't be Halloween without some sugary (and not-so-sugary) treats.

Kids and families are welcome to celebrate this hair-raising holiday with us in costume, and can capture the memory in our Miltown Families photo booth.

A big thanks to Cream City Foundation for sponsoring and to the Urban Ecology Center for hosting!


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Family Weekend in the Midwest

Dates: April 28-30, 2017
Times: 4:30pm Friday-noon Sunday
Location: Sheraton Madison Hotel, 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53713

Family Weekend in the Midwest is Family Equality Council's annual destination event for parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ), their children, extended families, prospective families and friends in the Midwest.

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

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