The 2nd Mahwah Pride Celebration will be bigger and better. Come celebrate with the Mahwah LGBTQ+ Community who live, work and attend school here!
Monday, June 13, 2022
6:00-8:00PM (5:30 Drag Queen Story Time)
Commodore Perry Field
70 East Ramapo Avenue, Mahwah
Raindate in Use: Monday June 13 - 6:00-8:00PM
A gifted pianist, Andrew performs a fabulous solo cover show of exclusively Elton John's canon - both hits and odds and ends from an eclectic career of more than 40 albums varying in style and tone.
Our emcee, Honey Marie, is a NJ based drag queen who had been in the game for 10 + yrs and is an outstanding entertainer with her performances and her presence. She makes sure she is remembered after the show is done.
An accomplished guitarist, Jack performs original and cover songs that keep the crowd truly entertained.
Gayle Graizzaro’s passion has always been music. While the rock star life wasn’t to be, she’s found her niche making music remotely with some incredibly talented co-conspirators and singing with the New Jersey Choral Society. Her 2018 album, Beacons to Guide Me Home, is available via Bandcamp and all streaming services.
MOHAB is Alex Moghab, Richard L. Entrup, Michael Blakey,
Mohab is a band with a sound that can't be pinned to a single genre. The band has influences from all across the board. From latin grooves to alternative rock, to metal. Mohab plays it all.
Amanda is a student at Bergen Community College pursuing my Associate’s degree in Medical Assistant. She spent the last year as the Bergen Pride Secretary and Student Government Association’s Treasurer. and was recently elected as SGA’s Vice President for the next term. Amanda currently works as a Business Associate with Valley Medical Group. And, she volunteers her time as a Mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and building awareness for the Bergen County LGBTQ+ Alliance (BCLA).
Clover Green is a drag persona name. Shes fun and cartoony and loves to spread cheer. She swoons everyone with her intricate eye looks as well as funny lipsyncing. In drag Clovers pronouns are she/her but so long as you respect her art she is happy to be your friend. She is a plus size diva ready for the world.
Garden State Equality lifts up the diverse voices of LGBTQ+ communities through education and advocacy to advance the movement for equality in New Jersey and nationally. We work tirelessly to ensure the communities we serve experience lived equality.
Rainbow Mountain has been serving the LGBTQ community & friends since 1981. Located high up in the Pocono mountains, our 26 acres of land offers our guests a wide variety of amenities and spectacular views of the surrounding mountain range.
Valley is proud to be an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader, as designated by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Valley has earned this prestigious recognition three years in a row. Delivering inclusive healthcare and employment opportunities is our lasting commitment and, simply, the right thing to do.
Blue Foundry Bank is a place where things are made, purpose is formed, and ideas are crafted. With locations throughout Northern NJ the Bank offers individuals and businesses alike the tailored products and services they need to build their futures. Blue Foundry Bank has a longstanding commitment to its customers and communities and is a different kind of bank.
We believe that we are stronger together by valuing our differences. Respect for individuals has always been a foundation of our culture. Building on this foundation, we continue to create an inclusive, engaging work environment and prioritize DE&I.
With local programs and events in all 50 states, AFSP’s chapters are at the forefront of suicide prevention. They create a culture that’s smart about mental health through education and community programs, research and advocacy, and support for those affected by suicide.
The mission of the BCLA is to provide a safe space, a resource hub and programs that empower and support the LGBTQ+ community living in and visiting Bergen County region.
Since 1985, Buddies of NJ has been helping those suffering from AIDS and HIV. They will offer a blood testing van at the event for all who wish a confidential test.
Begun in 1985, the AIDS Memorial Quilt now has more than 50,000 panels. Each panel represents a loved one lost to the AIDS epidemic and fondly remembered by the people they left behind. The NJ Chapter will bring a sampling for us to view.
All Mahwah High School students, LGBTQ+ and straight allies, are welcome in the Genders and Sexualities Alliance. Past, present, and future MHS students should stop by our table to say hello. MHS GSA is happy to be a part of Mahwah Pride!
Equality is our goal, intolerance is our challenge. A group of LGBTQ+ Democrats and allies working to make Bergen County and beyond a fairer, more equitable place.
Hyacinth is excited to be partnering with Mahwah for their 2nd Annual Pride Celebration. Hyacinth has been fighting HIV since 1985 and today, our staff of nearly 100 employees throughout eight regional offices in New Jersey work tirelessly to stop the spread of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and Hepatitis C through education and prevention strategies. We provide supportive services to over 1,000 people and develop public policies to safeguard the rights of individuals living with HIV and to ensure full access to health care for all.
The NJ Department of Labor offers cash benefits through employer-required Temporary Disability Insurance to New Jersey workers who cannot work due to a temporary disability for up to 26 weeks. Your healthcare provider certifies how long you need to recover. You may also be eligible for benefits if you are at high risk for COVID-19 due to underlying health conditions.
Family Leave Insurance provides New Jersey workers cash benefits to bond with a newborn, newly adopted, newly placed foster child, or to provide care for a seriously ill or injured loved one. If you are not sure about your coverage, ask your employer.
Church of the Presentation celebrates all of God’s children in a welcoming and inclusive Catholic community. The Fellowship seeks to enhance each individual by celebrating diversity, experiencing connection, community outreach and spiritual nourishment.
A Reform Jewish congregation in Mahwah, BHSS is a welcoming community valuing diversity. They are focused on sharing, learning, giving and enjoying.
We believe God’s love is expansive and unconditional. Through Christ, God calls us to love one another as God loves us. We celebrate people of every age, culture, difference of ability, economic circumstance, ethnic background, family configuration, gender identity, race, and sexual orientation. We recognize the worth, dignity, and gifts of everyone as a child of God.
Born in Mahwah in 1908, Joyce Kilmer was an American writer and poet who is best known for his poem "Trees." Through the Society's educational newsletters, lectures and other events, they focus on the life and times of one of our most illustrious former residents, poet Joyce Kilmer.
History abounds in Mahwah! The Mahwah Historic Preservation Commission and the Mahwah Museum work hand in hand to protect and share our history. They need our help to Save Our Caboose!
If you will be 18 years of age by November 8, 2022, you can Register to Vote! If you'd prefer to vote from the convenience of your home, you can Request a Vote by Mail ballot!
Do you want to host a booth and introduce our celebration attendees to your organization? We offer opportunities to sponsor our mission and to provide information to everyone.
JC's Snack Shack will be open to satisfy your hunger with snacks and treats! Stop by for a bite!