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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.

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askus@dglibrary.org
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