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Posted on: June 17, 2021

LGBTQ+ Pride Event Announced by M-NCPPC, Dept of Parks and Rec, Pr. Geo. County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 17, 2021

Program Contact: Tristan Colding, 301-864-1611

Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311

 

M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County Announces 

Pride Month Event In the Life: An LGBTQ+ Celebration

 

Riverdale, MD – To commemorate Pride Month, The Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County, part of the M-NCPPC, is proud to present its inaugural event – In the Life: An LGBTQ+ Celebration. In the Life will be a day to celebrate the Prince George’s County LGBTQ+ community and its allies.

The Department’s Assistant Director for Prince George’s Plaza Community Center, Tristan Colding, is spearheading the event. He stated, “During Pride Month, we recognize the willpower and resilience of those in our community who are fighting to live genuinely and freely.” He continued, “The Department continues its commitment to support inclusivity of all people, and looks forward to celebrating pride month for years to come.”

In the Life activities include:

Saturday, June 26, 12 - 5:30pm 

Virtual Showcase: featuring local LGBTQ+ talent, an informative discussion panel, live stream of drive-through event, cooking demonstration by Chef Keith Holland, interview with vocalist Lolita Leopard, and performance by Model Inc. The showcase will be streamed on www.facebook.com/pgparks.

Saturday, June 26, 1 - 3:30 pm

Drive-through event: T-shirts and a pre-packaged lunch will be given away to the first 100 registered patrons. Items will be available for pick-up at the Berwyn Heights Community Center parking lot (6200 Pontiac St., Berwyn Heights, MD 20740). Advance registration is required by June 21, 2021. Visit www.pgparks.com and click the In the Life banner.

This celebration is free of charge and open to all ages. Register today or join us online on June 26.

About the Department

The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit www.pgparks.com and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, PhotoShelter, and Instagram. The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation. 

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