West Richmond Community Centre hosts dance-based fitness class to celebrate Pride

Tuesday night saw Richmondites celebrate Pride Week with a dance-based fitness class.

The event, hosted by the West Richmond Community Centre as part of their summer music series, featured an outdoor, high-energy dance class run by Sabine Yep, a personal trainer and group fitness instructor.

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If event-goers didn’t feel like breaking a sweat, there was also a variety of family-friendly options, including a food truck, arts and crafts, hula hoops and bubbles, and sidewalk chalk.

If you missed out last night, there are still lots of Pride events coming up around the city. Read below for more details.  

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Pride Week Coffee Group
Wednesday, July 31, 10 a.m. to noon
Hamilton Community Centre
Free, all ages
Enjoy refreshments and treats for this informal social in our community living room.

Summer Fun in the Park
Thursday, August 1, 6 to 8 p.m.
Thompson Community Centre
Free, all ages
Celebrate Pride through art, dance and music featuring a dance fitness class, a concert featuring the gender inclusive After Work Social cover band, and an art project with Paige Gratland, Branscombe House Artist-in-Residence.

Pride Picnic and Social
Saturday, August 3, noon to 4 p.m.   
Branscombe House
Free, all ages
Pack a lunch and Join Branscombe House Artist-in-Residence, Paige Gratland for an afternoon picnic on Pride weekend. This family-friendly event will include the unveiling of the community-woven table setting created for the picnic table behind Branscombe House, along with interactive art activities, a bike decorating station, guest speakers and dance party with a live DJ.

For more information, visit richmond.ca/PrideWeek.

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