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for the Pride Candy afterparty hosted by Culture Candy. George’s Place is also hosting an After Pride Party 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Join Baton Rouge Pride for a drag brunch with performances by local drag legends Sunday, June 16. Drinks aren’t included in the ticket price, but no worries, guests can purchase bottomless mimosas or a pitcher of house margaritas for $15 once seated.

The speed dating event is the brainchild of Weinreb (pictured above) and a group of friends who wanted to try their hand at helping singles in the Elm City connect beyond the usual bar and club scene. On Monday, those gathered for the event made small talk over drinks and small bites. Soon after people arrived, Weinreb and his assistants Sarah and Sergio were explaining the flow of things. acted out a movie title; Laurel successfully guessed it was “Forest Gump.”Laurel said a couple of her friends came to the first Elm City Speed Dating event held back in March.

Story time with drag queens If you’re looking for something to do with the kids, bring them over to one of the four Drag Queen Story Times at the festival. The Queerative Market You can shop LGBT artists and makers at The Queerative Market: A Southern Queer Arts Market on the second floor of the River Center.

is putting on this pop-up arts market to showcase products made by local and regional LGBT vendors.

More to do Other activities at the fest include performances by drag queens and other entertainers, information booths from local vendors and nonprofits, free mom hugs, free HIV testing and seminars on families and children.

Read more about Baton Rouge Pride Fest in this feature from Head to the Old Governor’s Mansion 7-11 p.m. There’s a brunch buffet at Mestizo Louisiana Mexican Cuisine with your name written all over it. For $35, guests get to watch the show and chow down on an unlimited brunch buffet.

Speed dating, Weinreb said, makes it fun but efficient. Paula said Weinreb encouraged her to come to Monday’s event.

They work together at Fair Haven School, where Weinreb is a fifth-grade bilingual teacher.“I talk to kids all day,” Paula said.

Rainbow Speed Dating goes Helsinki Pride 2017 at Kallion Oiva, Ravintola Oiva, Porthaninkatu 5, Helsinki, Finland.