The Pride Center of New Jersey is a welcoming place for  gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and questioning men, women and teens to meet, socialize, share, bond, grow in self-awareness and thrive. You will find numerous social, support, educational, entertaining, and fun opportunities in over twenty groups and events that happen every month.  Explore the web site and then come and experience everything that our Center community has to offer.  LGBTIQQ folks, our friends and allies are always welcome! Check out our groups and calendar to learn more about our offerings. View our galleries to see photos of past events.

The Pride Center is located at:
85 Raritan Ave., Suite 100 , Highland Park, NJ
Announcements

NEW GROP ANNOUNCEMENT

Out Pagans Discussion Group

This group is open to anyway who is interested in paganism, this group is held the 2nd Sunday of the month 4pm to 6pm. Discussions topics will include all Pantheons and belief systemsstonehendge

.Bring your beliefs and questions with you. We will talk about your particular belief system. We’ll compare and contrast with each other in a friendly environment. We can learn from each, grow and move forward.

For more information contact:Healertommy@gmail.com

Seeking Spanish-speaking support group facilitator

The Pride Center of New Jersey is seeking a volunteer facilitator for a monthly (or more frequent if possible) LGBT support group for Spanish speaking members of the community. The volunteer must be fluent in Spanish, both understanding and speaking, and have some experience in group facilitation. Please contact David Rogoff at pcnjrogoff@aol.com if interested.

WE NEED YOU

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Pride Center Takes Pride in its Volunteers

Check MyCentral NJ’s article on our recent Volunteer Brunch! 
Click Here to Read

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Weather Related Closings

Weather related closings of The Pride Center will be announced on our website.  Please use your judgement and do not attempt to travel to the Center if you have safety concerns about your travel to or from the Center.

 

Events

Out of The Box – Open Mic

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A Super Early Notice that Out of the Box will be held at

The George Street Co-op’s Cafe

89 Morriss Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

for April 18, 2014

Seating is limited so come early and have dinner — bring some dough to buy a wrap or a sandwich or a juice, if you like.

Come celebrate poetry, song, music, comedy, juggling (yes, we’ve had it), monologuing, ranting, political letters of the editor (yep), air guitar and OPEN HEARTED, WONDERFUL Listening!!!

Listeners & Sharers welcome alike!

OUT OF THE BOX is an open-mic for ALL TYPES OF PERFORMERS

this Friday, 4/18/14 at 8:00 pm.

Admission: $5-$10 (donation) / $3 for students More if you can / less if you can’t. No one turned away.

Hosted by Pandora Scooter and Stephen.

How this works:
Doors open around 7:45 pm. Folks come on by and sign up on the list as they arrive. Every effort is made to make sure everyone who signs up will be given time up on the mic to share. Priority is given to those who get there earlier, but if there’s room, we’ll fit everyone in, if possible. Count on having around 6 minutes if there are lots of folks (15 or more), and up to 8 if there aren’t. If you have a piece that is more than 6 minutes, check in with either Pandora or Stephen and we’ll figure something out!

More info? Pandora at pandora@pandorascooter.com.

Wanna talk to a live person? 732-718-0134.

Hope to see you on Friday!

Youth HIV/Aids Awareness

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WAMP

Music and Art by women for women. A bi-monthly concert series held at the Pride Center of New Jersey. If you id as a woman, this series are for you.

Saturday May 3 at 7:30pm until 10:00pm

held at: The Pride Center of NJ, 85 Raritan Avenue, Suite 100, Highland Park, NJ 0890410246570_10151950345405836_2185702184215339368_n
Featuring this month is the spoken word-hip hop rhymes of Philly’s RachelTension! Opening for Rachel

is the wise-crackingly hilarious Cara Kilduff.

Featured art work by Megan Dunne!

Vendor Peace Love and Stuff & Elements of Pride!

$5-$10 entrance donation more if you can/less if you can’t – refreshments served

Club Fest 2014

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