New London Pride Week  2017 Schedule

(Click Here for The Pride at The Beach Entertainment line up on Saturday, August 26 2017)


Click on the posters below to go to the individual Facebook event pages for each day!


Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Expressiones Cultural Center.


OutCT presents their Annual Film Series with a collection of shorts about immigration on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Expressiones Cultural Center in New London. The program will examine immigration of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queers in United States. Stories of documented and undocumented immigrants – visa and green card holders, refugees and those seeking asylum from various countries will be told along with a look at incarceration, safety, security, discrimination, access to health care and other services, legal process and ways to help.



Monday, August 21, 2017 at Book signing at New London Library.


Book Signing with J. G. Hayes at The New London Public Library. 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 Lower Level Monday August 21, 2017 5:30-7:00.

J. G. Hayes has written short story collections “This Thing Called Courage” followed by “Now Batting For Boston”. His first novel,  “A Map of the Harbor Islands” was followed by his latest release  “When The Bells Tolled at Midnight”.   Please come and join us as we welcome him to New London, CT for New London Pride Week on Monday,  August 21,  2017 5:30-7pm!



Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at The Drunken Palette.


Enjoy a night of painting at “The Drunken Palette” in Downtown New London, followed by Karaoke at O’Neil’s Brass Rail

OutCT and The Drunken Palette are joining together for a night of Pride, Art, and FUN. The Drunken Palette Art Studio will teach you how to do a painting step-by-step on Wednesday, August 23rd 2017 at The Drunken Palette, 259 State Street New London, CT Join us and your friends in the LGBTQ Community and bring home a beautiful piece of art!

17+, 21+ to drink B.Y.O.B. and can bring food too!

Please RSVP by calling 860-326-7246 (No prepay required)



Thursday, August 24, 2017 at Berry's Ice Cream & Candy Bar


Berry’s Ice Cream & Candy Bar located in Downtown New London will be having all day specials!



Friday, August 25, 2017 at Mohegan Sun Casino.


WNBA CT Sun vs. Chicago Sky @ Mohegan Sun Arena 7pm



Saturday, August 26, 2016 at Ocean Beach Park: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Center Stage on Boardwalk at Ocean Beach Park

(Rain or shine)

12:00 pm Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus
1:00 pm Jodi Jolt and The Volt
2:00 pm (on Main Stage) Arial Arts Show

2:00 (On the Deck) Ladies Meet Up Hosted by CT Sun ft. Arlene Wow
3:00 pm Carrie Ashton Band
4:00 pm Llama Tsunami
5:00 pm Imperial Sovereign Court of ALL of Connecticut
6:00 pm Sister Funk

(Click Here for more info on The Pride at The Beach line up on Saturday, August 26 2017)




Volleyball Courts: Tournament 10:00am-2:00pm; Open Play 2:00pm-5:00pm.  Hosted by Ocean State Pride Volleyball League (drop-ins welcome for Open Play)(If interested in tournament – individual or team – Email

The Diva Center – have your hair and nails done – you can even put on wigs and costumes

Kid Zone – an area with games for kids like cornhole toss

TDP Studio – Free face painting

Ocean Beach Special: Boardwalk Creamery will be giving free rainbow sprinkles on ice cream all day!


Sunday, August 27, 2017 at All Souls UU - 10am.


Interfaith Service at All Souls UU


Sunday, August 27, 2017 in Noank, CT- 2pm.


L.G.B.T. People of Color (POC) Cookout in Noank, CT at the OutCT Youth Center 36 Main Street, Noank(Groton), CT




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