CELEBRATE PRIDE WITH OPENHOUSE

LGBTQ Senior Prom: June 9th from 4-7PM at the San Francisco War Memorial Green Room
This popular event returns for the third year and in a new and expanded location- the SF War Memorial Green
Room! LGBTQ Senior Prom is a celebration for seniors and allies of all ages to get another chance at Promwith
none of the tradition or rules. No dress code, no need for a date, no dancing required, no gender rules
and no holding back! Acceptance is the only theme. The event features a DJ, live band, performances, food
and drinks, prizes for prom royalty and an amazing time for all!

Please RSVP to Peter at 415.658.0886 or RSVP on Eventbrite : bit.ly/LGBTQseniorprom

Openhouse Art Show at Ruth’s table: June 16th from 3-5PM at Bethany Center/Ruth’s Table
We are thrilled to showcase art from several of our community members at this event with our amazing friends
at Ruth’s Table. Ruth’s Table offers programs that encourage personal growth and well-being by promoting
community participation, lifelong, learning and creative expression. They regularly host art openings, shows,
and lecture events attended by the general public, local schools and community partners that foster social
capital and promote positive aging. The goals of this exhibition are to stimulate conversation and showcase
LGBTQ seniors’ lives and perspective.

Elder Youth Brunch: June 22nd at Dolores Park 11AM-2PM
LYRIC, Trans March and Openhouse are proud to once again to host Pride’s main intergenerational event.
We are excited to celebrate youth and elders, as they work together to build a strong LGBTQ community.
The event includes a delicious brunch in Dolores park under a comfy canopied area and activities to foster
connection across the ages. Brunch is followed by the Trans March rally and march!

Pride Parade: June 24th meeting from 8AM at Google Community, 188 Howard St
This year’s parade theme, Generations of Strength, offers Openhouse and our community an opportunity to
put seniors at the center of the celebration and the march towards social justice. We will have two trolleys at the front of the parade reserved for LGBTQ seniors- join us.

Please reserve your space by contacting Peter McDermott: [email protected] or (415) 685-0886

The Dyke March: Saturday, June 23rd, Dolores Park
The mission of the San Francisco Dyke March is to bring the dyke communities together to celebrate our
unity, raise our consciousness and be visible! For information about the free shuttle to the park, disabled
parking, the Senior and Disabled Cable Car, and the Dyke March’s accessible, non-smoking and scent free
area for senior and disabled dykes including an ADA port-a-potty, an awning for shade, seating and water go
to: www.thedykemarch.org/access-1 To volunteer please email: [email protected]
Openhouse is thrilled to be partnering with Covia to support our pride events this year. We are also thrilled to
continue our partnership with the Institute on Aging to support the LGBTQ Senior Prom and continuing our
long-standing partnership with LYRIC and Trans March to host the Elder Youth brunch.

For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please contact Peter McDermott ([email protected]
openhouse-sf.org; 415-685-0886) Interested or know of potential sponsors? Contact Charles Renfroe at
[email protected]

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