Midwest Events

Family Picnic - St. Paul, MN

Date: June 19, 2016
Time: 11:00am-2:00pm
Location: Como Regional Park, St. Paul, MN

Family Equality Council is thrilled to partner with Twin Cities Pride for this Family Picnic. Come enjoy free hot dogs, corn on the cob, chips, and beverages with your Pride Family!

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Camp Out Family Camp

Dates: August 19-22, 2016
Location: Lake of the Woods & Greenwoods Camps, 84600 47 1/2 Street, Decatur, MI 49045

Family Equality Council is thrilled to partner with CampOut to offer this experience for families. CampOut at Lake of the Woods and Greenwoods Family Camp is four days of fun-filled activities for you and your family. Spend quality time together while participating in camp traditions, sports, and programs that you enjoy most! We host a Parent Cafe session along with an Outspoken Generation panel. Each night, we run a different evening program such as Campfires, Top Chef Cook-off, and our famous Obstacle Relay!  

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Family Weekend in the Midwest

Dates: May 5-7, 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: Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Washington and Wyoming; plus Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota & Wisconsin

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