RRC Events

  • Over the Rainbow Coffee and Chat (Virtual)

    10:00am – 12:00pm

    How do you take your Coffee & Chat? If virtual is your preference, join us each Wednesday morning for OTR's most popular weekly event, the Virtual Coffee & Chat. It's one of the best ways to connect with Manitoba's 55+ 2SLGBTQ+ community. Come for the chatter - stay for the laughter. To learn how to connect email OTR@rainbowresourcecentre.org

  • Over the Rainbow Coffee and Chat (Virtual)

    10:00am – 12:00pm

    How do you take your Coffee & Chat? If a quiet cuppa virtual is your preference, the Thursday virtual Coffee & Chat is perfect for those who are 2SLGBTQ+ and 55+, and more comfortable with smaller crowds. The conversation may vary but it's always warm. It happens every Thursday from 10 -12. For access, email OTR@rainbowresourcecentre.org

  • Over the Rainbow Coffee and Chat Live!

    10:00am – 12:00pm

    How do you take your Coffee & Chat? If in-person with "real people" is your preference, come down to the Centre (545 Broadway) every Thursday from 10 - 12. If you're 2SLGBTQ+ and 55+, come meet new friends, or reconnect with familiar faces. No need to register. See you there.

  • Transmasculine Manitoba

    7:00pm – 9:00pm

    The Transmasculine support group is a space exclusive for trans people to connect, share resources and experiences. The group meets the first Thursday of every month from 7PM to 9PM to discuss heavier topics, express support and perspective for each other. In addition to our monthly meetings, throughout the month the group meets periodically for light hearted activities. To connect with facilitators please email us at transmasc@rainbowresourcecentre.org

  • Queer Activism: Now More Than Ever

    7:00pm – 8:00pm

    The Manitoba Museum, in partnership with Rainbow Resource Centre, hosts a special Pride Week First Friday event — Queer Activism: Now More Than Ever. This panel discussion, featuring three experts on queer issues and activism in Winnipeg, and hosted by Ashley Smith, Director of Advocacy at Rainbow Resource Centre, will explore how the global rise of an anti-queer rhetoric threatens the rights of 2SLGBTQ+ people, and how the fight against discrimination continues.

    Panelists include:

    Ashley Smith (host), Director of Advocacy, Rainbow Resource Centre | Karen Sharma, Executive Director, Manitoba Human Rights Council; co-organizer, Queer People of Colour Winnipeg | Noah Schulz, professor, researcher, author, University of Winnipeg | Brie Villeneuve, student/activist.

  • Pride Festival Community Table

    All day

    Come to Rainbow Resource Centre’s Community Table at the Pride Festival at the Forks. Learn about our programs and services, meet participants and volunteers, and see how you can get more involved in Manitoba’s 2SLGBTQ+ community. Plus — get your tickets for the 50/50 Draw!

  • Saturday Night Pride

    9:00pm – 2:00am

    Get ready to come through to the ultimate celebration of love and diversity at Saturday Night Pride. We’re going to turn the party with an unforgettable night of music, dancing and drag performances that will leave you empowered and inspired.

  • Pride Pancake Breakfast

    8:00am – 9:30am

    Join Rainbow Resource Centre's Youth Program as we hold our annual Pride Pancake Breakfast fundraiser for Camp Aurora! Join us before the Pride March for a Pride Pancake Breakfast prepared by Club 200 and Rainbow Resource Centre's Youth Program.

  • Pride Parade Float

    11:00am – 12:30pm

    To commemorate our 50th Anniversary, as well as the significant role we play in Manitoba’s 2SLGBTQ+ community, this year Rainbow Resource Centre has been named Community Organization Group Marshall of Winnipeg Pride. As such, our float will feature close to the beginning of the parade and we will be making a speech at the Manitoba Legislative Building, at the rally before the parade starts.

    Check with pridewinnipeg.com for the parade route.

  • Rainbow Alliance for Men

    6:30pm – 7:30pm

    Rainbow Alliance for Men is a place for all gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, queer, and questioning men who are 18+ to come together in a safe, comfortable, and inclusive environment. Tonight's event is online on Zoom. For details on tonight's activity, check out our Facebook group or email our group coordinators (RAM@rainbowresourcecentre.org).