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Red Ribbon Ride Opening Ceremonies
July 18, 2013 • 6am
Mall of America • 60 E. Broadway, Bloomington

Yes, I said 6am! I know it’s early, but it’s for an awesome cause. Come cheer on this year’s riders as they take off on this year’s Red Ribbon Ride. If attending, you should arrive at the Mall of America at 6am using the north entrance off Lindau and Hwy 77. You should park in the surface lot of Nordstrom’s and go to the North Garden just inside the North entrance of the Mall. Opening Ceremonies begin at 6:30 am and the riders begin their journey at approximately 6:50am. For more info, go to


Tubing Down the Cannon River
Saturday, July 20 • 10am
Welch Mill Canoeing & Tubing • 26389 County 7 Blvd., Welch

The Minneapolis Movie Bears and the North Country Bears are getting together again for another big Tubing down the Cannon River event. Last year there were 150 bears and friends enjoying a great day on the river. You don’t have to be a bear, cub, or otter to join in the fun. Come join us this year and help us grow even bigger. Tubes are $9 each. After tubing, many in the group will be going to Treasure Island Resort & Casino for the buffet. For more info, search “Tubing Down the Cannon River with the Movie Bears and the North Country Bears” or email [email protected]


Sunday, July 21 • 7pm
Solera • 900 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

Miss TCGSL is the annual Twin Cities Goodtime Softball League fundraiser that features league athletes performing in drag to raise money for the league and the league’s Sunshine Fund for those in need. If you’ve never been to the event before, you seriously need to go. Every year the Miss TCGSL event attracts a full house, and is sure to keep you laughing. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more info, search “Miss TCGSL” on Facebook.


Gay Day at Valleyfair
Saturday, July 27 • 9:30am
Valleyfair • 1 Valleyfair Drive, Shakopee

Get Soaking Wet at the Minnesota AIDS Project’s 2013 Gay Day at Valleyfair. Gay Day 2012 was a huge success with over 300 people attending, and this year is projected to be even bigger. Because not everyone’s Gaydar works the same, the organizers are asking everyone to wear orange to help identify each other. Tickets are only $29, so get yours today at:

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