Recreation and Social Programs

Welcome to our listing of social and recreation activities for the LGBT*QI+ community. Most activities are also listed on our calendar. Because some activities are held at private residences the address will not be provided on our website. You may call our Information & Referral services during operating hours or sign up for our weekly emails for more detail. To receive emails from the Stonewall Alliance Center, email your name and email address to center@stonewallchico.org. Be sure to write on the subject line, “Add to email list”. Your first and last name must be included in the body of the email. Call the Center at (530) 893-3336 during office hours to get updated information on social activity locations.

Social Activities

  • Drag Story Book Hour: Stonewall Alliance is continuing the newest and one of its most popular events that happened at this years PRIDE celebration: Drag Story Book Hour! That's right Drag Storybook Hour is now a reoccurring event at the Stonewall Alliance Center taking place the third Sunday of every month. Bring the family for fun and games as Drag performers read stories about self expression, diversity and being yourself. Most books will have a focus on LGBTQIA+ characters. This a free all ages events! Children are encouraged to bring pillows and stuffed animals. If you have questions, contact the program coordinator at susanxsaratoga@gmail.com
  • Monthly Trivia Night: One Friday a month from 6:30-8:30pm. Once a month Stonewall Alliance hosts a free and sober trivia night at the center which is open to all ages. Compete in teams of 2-4 individuals for prizes donated by Local businesses. Follow us on Facebook for exact dates of upcoming Trivia Nights.
  • Drag Night at The Maltese: 3rd Saturday of every month starting at 10pm. Every 3rd Saturday of the month come our for an evening of Drag, Drinks & Dancing! That's right your favorite Drag performers are back at it again and are ready to slay all day on The Maltese stage!
  • Meetup.com: Join our diverse LGBTQIA2S+ community as they commune together for coffee, conversation, movies and more. Visitit The MeetUp Group for upcoming getherings and events.
  • Women’s Dining Group, Tasty Tongues: Meet on the third Tuesday of each month at different restaurants. The group gathers at 6:30pm and an RSVP is requested. Locations will be listed on the calendar. RSVP’s must be emailed to tastychico@gmail.com by 5pm on the Sunday prior to the dinner.

Greeters, ambassadors, and hosts are needed. Several additional activities are in various stages of planning. If you would be interested in hosting a women’s potluck or serving as an ambassador or greeter, please email us at center@stonewallchico.org. We are exploring a weekly bike riding activity in Bidwell Park, shopping excursions, bowling nights, and dog walks in the park. It is crucial that we have volunteers willing to welcome and introduce participants at each activity.

Other area social activities include:

  • Nor Cal Gatherings produces the annual LGBT*QI+ Rainbow Campout event on the first Saturday in June. email: norcalgatherings@yahoo.com
  • Tasty Tongues (Women's Dining Group) meet at different restaurants on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm. Restaurant locations vary. Must RSVP by Sunday before to tastychico@gmail.com.