Celebrate 2011 NYC Pride w/ Q-wave!!!!

June 17, 2011

Hello Q-wavers.

It is that fabulous time of the year again and we’re all super excited to be celebrating PRIDE with numerous events during pride weekend. See below and mark your calendars as this plans to be the best pride yet for Q-wave!!!

Friday June 17, 2011:     General Meeting: Pride Prep Party 7 pm – 9pm CUNY Graduate Center

Friday, June 24, 2011:     Trans Day of Action, 3 pm to 6 pm  Foley Square

Saturday, June 25, 2011:     Dyke March, 5 pm to 8 pm  Bryant Park

Sunday, June 26, 2011: Heritage of Pride March 10 am Location TBD but will be near Bryant Park

GM: Pride Prep Party
Come support Q-Wave & GAPIMNY by making some awesome posters for the 2011 NYC Pride Parade! Meet some fun-loving people! Come show us your writing and drawing skills (or just talking skills)!

* bring your smart slogans *
* bring your art class talent *
* bring your asian pride to support our annual pride prep party! *

When: Friday, June 17th, 2011, 7pm – 9pm
Where: CUNY Center on 5th Ave between 34th and 35th Streets, Room C197 (in the basement level)

**all sign-making materials will be provided, however, if you would like to bring your own stuff to share, you are the most welcome!**

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Trans Day of Action
Q-wave will be part of an API contingent, including our friends from SALGA, GAPIMNY and APICHA. Bring signs if you have them! Join us on Friday as we march through the streets of New York demanding dignity for ourselves an for our friends and loved ones. All allies, friends and family are strongly urged to attend. WE’RE HERE, WE’RE QUEER, GET USED TO IT!

When: Friday, June 24, 2011 – 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: Foley Square (Worth Street between Centre St & Lafayette St), Manhattan, NY. Nearest Transit: Chambers St (J,Z), Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall (4,5,6,6X), Canal St (J,Z)
Time: Rally & March 3:00 pm, Closing Rally 6:00pm

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Dyke March

The Dyke March is on *Saturday, June 25th at 5PM SHARP*. Starting in Bryant Park (42nd St & 6th Ave), the March goes along 5th Ave until Washington Square Park. Q-Wave and SALGA will be marching together this year.We will meet on the steps on the NW corner of Bryant Park (6th Ave & 42nd St) by 4:45 PM AT THE LATEST! If you cannot find us, please call Aileen at 718.290.5904*

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Heritage of Pride March 2011
Q-wave will once again be marching in the Heritage of Pride parade down 5th Ave on Sunday, June 26th, 2011 and we welcome you all to join us as we make visible the Queer API community. As you may already know, we will be marching with GAPIMNY this year and we would love to have a very large joint contingent. Please help us make this the best Manhattan pride march yet!!!

We’ll have the poongul (Korean drumming), `Asian Pride’ letters, signs, postcards, and colorful parasols… Should be a lot of fun and a very positive anduplifting march for everyone !!

We’re still awaiting location details from the organizers but we’ll update soon. Feel free to contact Param 312.543.9637 should you have any questions.

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