Gail Borden Public Library
270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL
Join local leaders and experts, including Elgin Mayor Dave Kaptain, to discuss poverty's impact on women and children in the Elgin community. Pre-register at gailborden.info/register; 847-429-4597; or in person at the registration desk.
Saddle Gurl Sigourney Beaver is starring in Season 4 of The Boulet Brother's DRAGULA, and this viewing party is to cheer her on. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required or a negative test within the last 48 hours for entry.
The annual Miss Dead Betties horror themed pinup pageant will raise money this year for The Project of the Quad Cities and its efforts to bring health care equity to people in 40+ Iowa and Illinois counties.
Old National Events Plaza
715 Locust St., Evansville, Indiana
More than 1,400 LGBTQIA students and straight-supportive allies are expected for this event that is for southeastern Illinoisan LGBTQIAA youth along with those from western Indiana. Huge drag show and royalty competition included. Organizers also are forewarning: event will be postponed again if safe COVID gathering restrictions are not authorized by health officials! Watch page for more!
Q&A with Producer and Humanize My Hoodie co-founder Andre Wright. Negative COVID test, vaccine card, and masks required. Humanize My Hoodie is "a global fashion activism movement, designing hoodies for rappers, Black liberation leaders, allies, and Black youth while staging fashion shows and workshops nationally, educating thousands about the power of fashion to inspire, empower and spark important conversations. His work has been featured at New York Fashion Week, Politico, NPR, Essence magazine, Target, Atlantic Records, Warner Music, Thisis50, Facebook, Foot Action and promoted by Meek Mill, J.Cole, Kid Capri,…