Pride Guide 2019: How to Support the Montrose Center this June!

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Happy Pride y’all! The Montrose Center will benefit from some of the HOTTEST LGBTQ events in Houston this June!

Don’t forget to check back often! We’re updating this list as more events are scheduled.

– Wednesday, June 19- 

Belvedere Martini Party | 6pm @ Hanh Gallery (2617 Bissonet Street)

Proceeds will from the raffle at the event will benefit the Montrose Center!

– Saturday, June 22 – 

Houston LGBT Pride Celebration! | All Day in Downtown Houston

Pride Summer of 69 

Join us for the Houston LGBTQ Pride Celebration all day Saturday! The Montrose Center has many volunteer opportunities for this year’s celebration, including for Festival & Parade! We would love to spend the day OUT & PROUD with you this year!

Sign up for Pride volunteer opportunities with us here

LGBTQ RIDE | 1pm @ CycleBar (2102 Edwards Street)

Sign up for the CycleBar LGBTQ Ride hereProceeds from registration fees will benefit the Montrose Center!

Charity RYDE | 10am @ Ryde Downtoan (802 Rusk Street)

You WON’T want to miss this special charity RYDE, sponsored by Snap Kitchen, Highway Vodka and Topo Chico. Ryde’s Downtown studio will boast a DJ and special event tees available for purchase!

Sign up for the Ryde hereProceeds from registration fees will benefit the Montrose Center!

– Sunday, June 23 – 

Dolly’s in Drag | Goodnight Charlie’s @ 2531 Kuester

Drag icons come together to celebrate Dolly Parton, the original Queen of Country, as Little Outfit keeps the party going in between sets with country music staples. Wear your highest camp, or you’ll stick out like a sore thumb. You must see this show!

Bring cash, because all of your tips benefit The Montrose Center! 

– Monday, June 24 through Sunday, June 30-

Pride + Kindness | Time & Location TBA

The Montrose Center is teaming up with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation & local Houston Starbucks locations for a  week of Pride + Kindness!

Stay tuned for more details about a Starbucks location where you can stop by to say hi to our staff, color an encouragement card for our Hatch Youth participants, and to make a gift!

– Sunday, June 30 – 

S.O.L. Yoga | 11am to 12pm @ the Montrose Center (401 Branard)

Swing by the Montrose Center for a yoga class conducted by Sol Grounded + LGBTQ discussion. Registration is by donation and all funds raised will benefit the Montrose Center! Click here to learn more about Sol Grounded!

Donations made at the event will benefit the Montrose Center!

AR Workshop: HammAR for Pride | 2 to 5pm @ the Montrose Center (401 Branard)

After yoga, come by room 112/113 to join AR Workshops Pearland and make your very own Pride flag or Houston skyline decorative woodpiece! Registration fee will include proceeds toward the Montrose Center, cost of materials, and attendance for the class. 

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Montrose Center! Learn more at the Facebook event page by clicking here!

Charity WOD | 9 to 11am @ Crossfit H-Town (1919 Silver Street Street)

Crossfit H-Town will have music, refreshments, and a beer keg to cool you down, but BYOB is welcomed too! Bring your CrossFit tribe and pride attire (the brighter the better!!!) If you don’t want to WOD, you can support by donating! Sign up or give by clicking here now!

Registration fees and donations made at the event will benefit the Montrose Center!

Charity WOD | 10 to 11am @ Crossfit Be Someone (1418 Roy Street)
CFBS Charity WOD

Join the crew at Crossfit Be Someone for a Charity Gym day.

Donations made at the event will benefit the Montrose Center!

– Events Throughout the Month – 

“Yasss Queen” Cocktail Benefit | Down House @ 1801 Yale Street

Down House Houston has teamed up with Svedka Vodka to create the “Yass Queen” cocktail in celebration of Pride month!

$1 from every cocktail sold will be matched by Svedka to benefit the Montrose Center programs!

“Gay Fil-A” Fundraiser | Rudyard’s British Pub @ 2010 Waugh Drive

🏳️‍🌈 Introducing the Gay Fil-A Sandwich from Rudyard’s Pub! 🏳️‍🌈
It’s like that sandwich from that famous fast food chain, but without the gay hate… and it’s always available on Sundays!

In honor of Pride Month, they’ll be donating $1 for every sandwich sold in June to our Hatch Youth program – Houston’s oldest organization dedicated to empowering LGBTQIA+ youth. Come grub, and support the cause!

Dessie Love Bars Fundraiser | Fluff Bake Bar @ 314 Gray Street

Rebecca Masson, owner and pastry chef at Fluff Bake Bar, has collaborated with Dessie Love-Blake to create ‘Dessie’s Love Bars’, chocolate-covered rice crispy treats that are rainbow-colored on the inside.

In honor of Pride Month, they’ll be donating 20% of their proceeds from all Love Bars sold through June 23 to the Montrose Center! 

– Read more below to see Past Events – 

– Friday, June 7 – 

Lyft Pride Pop-Up | 10am to 6pm @ the Montrose Center (401 Branard) 

Lyft Houston will present a pop-up tent exhibit about the history of Pride month! Visitors are invited to stop by at various locations throughout the month, including the Montrose Center on June 7.

Don’t forget to stop by the Lyft tent at the Houston Pride Festival too!

Lyft will donate $1 for every Lyft taken to and from pop-up exhibits!

– Saturday, June 8 – 

Carl Han Love Party | 6:30 to 9pm @ Pearl Bar (4216 Washington)

$15 admission with hors d’oeuvres reception and cash bar, featuring drag performances from some of Houston’s premier entertainers.

All funds raised will benefit the Montrose Center’s Hatch Youth program!

– Saturday, June 15- 

Gay Agenda Comedy Show | 8pm @ Station Theater (1230 Houston Ave)

$10 admission and BYOB. Check out their Facebook for more info!

Proceeds will benefit Hatch Youth at the Montrose Center!

Stay tuned for more!