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OutWords Journey Storytelling Community Picnic

with Partner Equality Downers Grove

2022-06-04 13:00:00 2022-06-04 14:00:00 America/Chicago OutWords Journey Storytelling Community Picnic All are welcome to our Pride Month kick-off! In this unique storytelling event, listen and share in authentic stories of individual experiences from people that identify as LGBTQIA+. Fishel Park. Fishel Park

Saturday, June 04
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-06-04 13:00:00 2022-06-04 14:00:00 America/Chicago OutWords Journey Storytelling Community Picnic All are welcome to our Pride Month kick-off! In this unique storytelling event, listen and share in authentic stories of individual experiences from people that identify as LGBTQIA+. Fishel Park. Fishel Park

All are welcome to our Pride Month kick-off! In this unique storytelling event, listen and share in authentic stories of individual experiences from people that identify as LGBTQIA+. Fishel Park.

Grab chairs or a blanket, and join us for an inspirational afternoon of storytelling at Fishel Park. Sharing personal experiences connects the storyteller and the audience, which creates new perspectives, enlightens, start conversations, and may even change a heart.

Picnic Baskets Available to Order!

  • Picnic baskets are available to order through Cadence Kitchen and Co. or Pierce Tavern beginning May 17.
  • Call the restaurant to order, and let them know you are ordering a Pride Picnic Basket
    • Cadence Kitchen and Co: (630) 442-7631. Orders must be placed by June 1. Baskets have food for 4 people: 
    • Pierce Tavern: (630) 869-5333. Orders must be placed by 11:00 am June 4
  • Pick up your basket at Fishel Park before the event.

Thank you to partners Todd Davies at Cadence Kitchen and Co. and Sam Vlahos at Pierce Tavern for their support.

Informational Booths will also be on site, including:

  • Youth Outlook
  • DuPage Health Department
  • Equality Downers Grove (EQDG) (co-sponsor) https://eqdg.org/
  • Downers Grove Public Library (co-sponsor)

OutWords Journey "creates a safe, supportive environment, free from pressure and judgment for individuals who identify as or are allies of the LGBTQ+ community to share life experiences in story form through monthly storytelling events. The stories transform past events into powerful, inspiring and often hilarious monologues of resilience and survival. The real life stories have the power to change and rebuild lives of the storyteller and the listener, so they can further their journey to wholeness." For more information about Outwords Journey, please see their website: https://outwords.org/

Contact the Ask Us Desk at askus@dglibrary.org with questions.

Downers Grove Public Library

askus@dglibrary.org
Phone: (630) 960-1200
Fax: (630) 960-9374

Hours
Mon, Jun 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 01 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sat, Jul 02 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 03 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Mon, Jun 27, All day
Downers Grove Public Library - Teen Central

Mon, Jun 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room
Registration is now closed

Mon, Jun 27, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - First Floor Lobby

Mon, Jun 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Mon, Jun 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room

Mon, Jun 27, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room North (Max Capacity 50)

Tue, Jun 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Canceled
Tue, Jun 28, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library

Tue, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Tue, Jun 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Virtual Meeting Room Both

Tue, Jun 28, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Wed, Jun 29, All day
Downers Grove Public Library
This event is full

Wed, Jun 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Wed, Jun 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Fishel Park
This event is full

Wed, Jun 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Wed, Jun 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Wed, Jun 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Thu, Jun 30, All day
Downers Grove Public Library

Thu, Jun 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Thu, Jun 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Fishel Park

Fri, Jul 01, All day
Downers Grove Public Library

Fri, Jul 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Sat, Jul 02, 9:30am - 11:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room

Sat, Jul 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Mon, Jul 04, All day
Downers Grove Public Library

Tue, Jul 05, All day
Downers Grove Public Library - Teen Central

Tue, Jul 05, 9:30am - 11:00am
Patriots Park-Barth Pond

Tue, Jul 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Wed, Jul 06, All day
Downers Grove Public Library

Wed, Jul 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Wed, Jul 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Fishel Park

Wed, Jul 06, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Thu, Jul 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Thu, Jul 07, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Thu, Jul 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Fri, Jul 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Fri, Jul 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Fri, Jul 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room

Sat, Jul 09, 9:30am - 11:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room

Sat, Jul 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Sat, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Sat, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Mon, Jul 11, All day
Downers Grove Public Library - Teen Central

Mon, Jul 11, 9:30am - 11:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room South (Max Capacity 50)

Mon, Jul 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room
Registration opens Monday, June 27 2022 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room

Mon, Jul 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Mon, Jul 11, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Mon, Jul 11, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room

Mon, Jul 11, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Conference Room A (Max Capacity 16)

Tue, Jul 12, 9:30am - 11:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Tue, Jul 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room

Tue, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room
Registration opens Tuesday, June 28 2022 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 12, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Tue, Jul 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Virtual Meeting Room Both

Wed, Jul 13, 9:30am - 10:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Wed, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room
Registration opens Wednesday, June 29 2022 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Fishel Park

Wed, Jul 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library

Thu, Jul 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Thu, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room (Virtual)

Thu, Jul 14, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Fishel Park

Thu, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Fri, Jul 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Fri, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Sat, Jul 16, All day
Downers Grove Public Library - First Floor Lobby

Sat, Jul 16, All day
Downers Grove Public Library

Sat, Jul 16, 9:30am - 11:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room

Sat, Jul 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Sat, Jul 16, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library

Sat, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Sun, Jul 17, All day
Downers Grove Public Library - First Floor Lobby

Sun, Jul 17, 4:45pm - 7:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room
Registration opens Sunday, July 3 2022 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 18, All day
Downers Grove Public Library - Teen Central

Mon, Jul 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Fishel Park

Mon, Jul 18, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Mon, Jul 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room

Tue, Jul 19, All day
Downers Grove Public Library

Tue, Jul 19, 9:30am - 11:00am
Patriots Park-Barth Pond

Tue, Jul 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Tue, Jul 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Wed, Jul 20, 9:30am - 10:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Wed, Jul 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room
Registration opens Wednesday, July 6 2022 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Thu, Jul 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Thu, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Fri, Jul 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room
Registration opens Friday, July 8 2022 at 9:00am

Fri, Jul 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Fri, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room
Registration opens Friday, July 8 2022 at 9:00am

Sat, Jul 23, 9:30am - 11:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room

Sat, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Sat, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Sun, Jul 24, 4:45pm - 7:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Mon, Jul 25, All day
Downers Grove Public Library - Teen Central

Mon, Jul 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Mon, Jul 25, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Mon, Jul 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Training Room

Mon, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room North (Max Capacity 50)

Tue, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Tue, Jul 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Virtual Meeting Room Both

Wed, Jul 27, 9:30am - 10:00am
Downers Grove Public Library - Kids Program Room

Wed, Jul 27, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Downers Grove Public Library - Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)