The Center and the Hudson Valley Queer Youth Project organize several teen dances throughout the school year.

October: National Coming Out Day Dance

The National Coming Out Day Teen Dance is a celebration for all LGBTQ and allied youth. The 2017 NCOD Teen Dance will be Friday, October 20th, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. There will be pizza, ice cream, music, dancing, and more!

RSVPs are encouraged; email the Program Specialist or call 845-331-5300.

April: Breaking the Silence Dance

Every year, hundreds of thousands of participants across the country take a vow of silence for one day as part of GLSEN’s Breaking the Silence events to highlight the impacts of anti-LGBT bullying & harassment on youth. As the day comes to a close, we celebrate our community’s resilience with the Breaking the Silence Day Dance.

May: Circles Prom

Join us for the Hudson Valley’s annual LGBTQ Prom for high school-aged LGBTQ youth and allies, in Poughkeepsie! Hosted by Planned Parenthood, in collaboration with the Center, GLSEN and many others. This year Circles Prom will be on Friday, May 4th, 7-10pm. Text or call 845-891-3494 for the exact location.

June: Youth Pride Dance Party

All LGBTQ and allied youth (middle and high school aged) are welcome! Ice cream, food, dancing and games! Get PROUD and have fun at our annual Youth Pride Dance Party! This year the Youth Pride Dance Party will be on Friday, June 15th, 7-10pm.