Pride Week kicks off with Saskatchewan Polytechnic flag raising

The Pride Flag flies on the Saskatchewan Polytechnic flagpole on May 31, 2019. (Peter Lozinski/Daily Herald)

The Prince Albert Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus raised a Pride Flag as a part of the institution’ celebration of Pride Week Friday. All four campus locations raised a flag.

Several events are planned for Prince Albert’s Pride Week, set to run until June 9.

Saturday – Pride parade starting at noon at Court of Queen’s Bench, ending at Kinsmen Park Amphitheatre. Celebration in Kinsmen Park from 1-4 p.m. with dignitaries, guest speakers, entertainment and food.

Saturday evening – Fuel Stop Pride Night with DJ, 7:30 p.m. at the Fuel Stop Tavern (formerly Movados).
Concert at the Tartan Table featuring Too Soon Monsoon with LJ Tyson and the Haus of Nonsense, 9 p.m.

Sunday, June 2 – diversity service at Calvalry United Church, 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, June 4 – Pistos Waskochepaysis, 7 p.m. at the Mann Art Gallery, hosted by the Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective

Wednesday, June 5 – Drumming circle at 6 p.m. at the east gazebo along the riverbankv

Friday, June 7 – Queer coffee, pride edition, 7 p.m. at the Spice Trail

Saturday, June 8 – Pride Ride at Spin S2DIO, $10 drop-in rate, three classes during the day.