Join ORNG Ink at the North Jersey Pride Festival Sunday June 9th! We have a booth there, and will be selling EXCLUSIVE work from original ORNG Ink resident artists, including the Spring zine! Before the Festival there are so many more events that you do not want to miss:
Kick off the Pride Week festivities. Coda Kitchen + Bar, Maplewood Village, 8pm
Tyler Clementi Foundation, GLSEN and the CHS gay-straight alliance host a community discussion to raise awareness around bullying. Columbia High School, 7pm
Tim, Federle, Broadway veteran and author of the brilliant new novel, Better Nate Than Never. Words Bookstore, Maplewood Village, 7pm
Screening of Gun Hill Road, a Sundance Jury Award finalist. Director Rashaad Ernesto Green will join us for a Q&A following the film. St. Georges Parish Hall, Maple, 8pm. Tickets, $10
Throw your name in the hat and read a 5-minute tale about any coming out. Co-sponsored with Studio B. Burgdorff Center, Maplewood Village, 8pm. Tickets $10
Dance the night away with DJ Steve Sidewalk and bid on exclusive items at the silent auction. The Maplewood Club, 7pm-midnight. Tickets: njpride.brownpapertickets.com
Family Friendly Festival in Maplewood Memorial Park starting at 12pm. Jessica Kirson, Well-strung quartet, antigone rising, paper mill broadway chorus, a great big world and many more. Five star food court, Huge Rainbow Kids ‘s Zone, Dozens of Vendors and Exhibitors.