By Emily Beckman
SALINA - The fifth annual Gay Pride Salina is set for Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24 in Salina, Kansas.
For the first time, a Gay Pride Salina Interfaith Service will be held at 7pm Friday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 901 E. Neal Ave.
On Saturday, the Gay Pride Salina Festival will be held from 11am-4pm at Jerry Ivey Park, 2465 Edward St.
Live entertainment will be featured at The Gazebo Stage throughout the festival, including the Rocky Horror Picture Show community involvement set. In addition, there will be community booths from LGBTQ supportive businesses, organizations and local agencies.
The Stonewall Pride Dance will be held Saturday evening from 8pm-midnight in the Duke’s Room at Quality Inn & Suites, 2110 W. Crawford St. and I-135, featuring a variety of music by DJ Platypus of Wichita.
For more information, find Gay Pride Salina on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GayPrideSalina or on Twitter at @GayPrideSalina. For specific inquiries, e-mail Karen Ayotte or Adam B. Hulstine, co-chairs of Gay Pride Salina 2017, at GayPrideSalinaKS@gmail.com. l