Midwest Events

Michigan - Resource Family Round Up

Date: February 21, 2015
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Location: U-M Museum of Natural History, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Come explore a real natural history museum and have an opportunity to meet other resource families. Museum browsing admission is free if you stop at the gift shop to let them know you are with the resource family group.  If you have any questions or need additional information, please call Rachel Kornilakis at 734.395.2393. – This event is sponsored by The Adoptive Family Support Network, Fostering Forward Michigan and the Family Equality Council.



Family Weekend in the Midwest

Dates: May 1-3, 2015
Location: Sheraton Madison Hotel, Madison, WI

A weekend destination event for parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ), their children, extended families, prospective families and friends in the Midwest.

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International Family Equality Day - Chicago, IL

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Time: Group Photo at noon
Location: Chicago Children's Museum, Navy Pier


International Family Equality Day - Metro Detroit, MI

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Location: TBA


International Family Equality Day - Lafayette, IN

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Location: TBA


International Family Equality Day - Madison, WI

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Time: TBA
Location: Sheraton Madison Hotel, 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53713


International Family Equality Day - Minneapolis, MN

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Location: TBA


Illinois - Springfield Pridefest

Date: May 16, 2015
Time: Noon - 5pm
Location: 5th & Capitol, Springfield, IL

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Indiana - Spencer City Pride

Date: June 6, 2015
Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
Location: Owen County Courthouse Square, Spencer, IN

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Wisconsin - Pridefest Milwaukee

Dates: June 6 & 7, 2015
Time: Noon - 5pm
Location: Children & Families Area

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Indiana - Circle City PRIDE

Date: June 13, 2015
Location: TBA

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Ohio - Columbus Pride

Date: June 20, 2015
Time: TBA
Location: Goodale Park, 120 West Goodale St., Columbus, OH 43215

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Minnesota - Twin Cities Pride

Dates: June 27 & 28, 2015
Time: TBA
Location: Loring Park, Minneapolis, MN

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Missouri - St. Louis Pride

Date: June 27, 2015
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

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Ohio - Cincinnati Pride

Date: June 27, 2015
Time: TBA
Location: Sawyer Point, Cincinnati, OH

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Indiana - Lafayette PRIDE

Date: August 1, 2015
Location: TBA

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Wisconsin - Fruitfest, Madison

Date: August 9, 2015
Location: TBA


Minnesota - Duluth Pride

Date: September 5, 2015
Location: TBA

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Family Camp

Date: September 2015
Location: One Heartland, Willow River, MN

A three-day weekend blend of outdoor camping experiences and family-style programming.

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REGIONAL CONTACT

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

plus Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming