The annual PRIDE Festival in Elliot Lake kicked off last night and will run over the next three days.

Today’s events include flag raisings in several communities:

Elliot Lake City Hall (10:00 AM)
Blind River (Noon)
Township of the North Shore (1:00 PM)
Spanish  (2:00 PM)
Serpent River First Nations (3:00 PM)

The kick-off party is tonight at the Fireside Classic Grill, but it is tomorrow that is the big day with the annual PRIDE Parade starting out at the Hampton Inn at 10:30am and winding its way to Elliot Lake Secondary School for a barbecue, followed up by the Miss Conception Contest at the school at 7:00pm.