Affirmations Hosts Ferndale Pride Week

By |2018-05-29T15:59:25-04:00May 29th, 2018|Guides, Pride Guide|

For many LGBTQ southeast Michiganders, Ferndale pride is a must-see when celebrating throughout the month of June. This year, the Affirmations LGBTQ community center is hosting its own miniature Ferndale pride in-house to provide Affirmations programming that goes hand-in-hand with the set Ferndale lineup. Events will go on from Thursday, May 31st through Saturday, June 2. Events will include everything from a youth drop-in to a men’s discussion group.
More information about each scheduled activity can be found online by going to, or by calling 248-398-7105. Affirmations is located at 290 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. A full list and time can be found below:

Affirmations’ Programs

Thursday, May 31
NA Regardless of …
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Friday, June 1
AA Brownbaggers
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Youth Drop-in (Ages 13-20)
4 to 9 p.m.

Recess Cafe
4 to 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 2
Coming Out Over Coffee
10:30 a.m. to noon

SMART Recovery
10 to 11 a.m.

Recess Cafe
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

HIV/STI Testing (Matrix)
1 to 3 p.m.

AA Brownbaggers
1:30 to 3 p.m.

Men’s Discussion Group
6 to 8 p.m.

Pride Events

Thursday, May 31
Water is Life, Water for Flint
9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Finding Our Strength Research Exhibition by Transcend the Binary
5 to 8 p.m.

Pride Weekend Kick Off at Axle Brewing Company
6 to 10 p.m.

Friday, June 1
Moon 1 Luv Featuring Erica Carter
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 2
Interfaith Fellowship Service
10 a.m. to Noon

AFF Groups Meet & Greet
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Talk Saves Lives: Suicide Prevention
1 to 2:30 p.m.

Hepatitis A Vaccinations with OCHD
1 to 5 p.m.

HIV/STI Testing with Unified
4 to 6 p.m.

A Mystery Most Queer (Ages 13 to 20 Only) A Youth Prom Experience
6 to 8 p.m.

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