Monday afternoon marked the start of the fourth annual Pride Week in Cochrane.


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The week-long celebration started with the raising of a Pride Flag in front of The Cochrane Ranche House. 

"Out of the abundance of caution for the community, we made the hard to decision to not host a flag-raising ceremony. However, this does NOT diminish our stance on being strong allies with the 2SLGBTQIA+ community," reads a post from The Club, Cochrane's teen space. "We will continue to offer safe spaces, inclusive programming, and working hard to make their paths easier to walk in our community and beyond!"

"The Pride flag will be proudly flying at the Cochrane RancheHouse for all to see this entire week!"

Numerous community activities are set this week throughout Cochrane.

Tuesday, Aug 22

7:30 p.m. -- Open Mic "Pride Edition" at Found Bookstore

Wednesday, Aug 23

6:30 p.m. -- "Small Town Pride" Movie Night at the Cochrane Ranchehouse Theatre

Thursday, Aug 24

5:00 - 9:00 p.m. -- Family Friendly Games Night at the Cochrane Legion

Friday, Aug 25

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.  -- Family Friendly Button Making and Pride Flag Craft at the Cochrane Library

Due to construction, the Cochrane Pride Parade will not happen this year but plans to return in 2024.

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