Pride Festival Scheduled in Northport

Northport will host Pride in the Park on June 17, a celebration of LGBTQ+ life, rights and history.

The festival will run from 1-4 p.m. in Village Park.

Organizers, including Joe Schramm, director of the Office of Film & Television at Town of Huntington, say they want to embrace the LGBTQ+ community, tell them about services available to them, foster understanding with others, counter prejudice and misundersanding, and inspire by standing up for LGBTQ+ rights.

On June 1, Village Mayor, Donna Koch will launch events with a Pride flag-raising ceremony at Village Hall.

Businesses are asked to place signs in their windows to show support for the community.

For more information, contact Schramm at [email protected]

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