onePULSE Foundation Announces Seven-Year Anniversary Pulse Remembrance Week Activities

Pulse Remembrance Week

onePULSE Foundation has announced the schedule of community-wide activities that will take place during the Seven-Year Anniversary Pulse Remembrance Week, which will be held from Saturday, June 3 to Monday, June 12, 2023.

The official Seven-Year Pulse Remembrance Ceremony will take place on Monday, June 12, from 7pm to 8pm in Steinmetz Hall at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (see details below).

Dr. Phillips Center’s front lawn became a community gathering place seven years ago where people came together to mourn and remember following the Pulse tragedy.

onePULSE Foundation is the official 501(c)(3) nonprofit incorporated to manage the design and construction of the national memorial and museum dedicated to the lives affected by the Pulse nightclub tragedy of June 12, 2016.

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Here is the schedule of Seven-Year Pulse Remembrance Week activities:

June 3

7th Annual 4.9K CommUNITY Rainbow Run Presented by Orlando Health & Hard Rock International
8am on Saturday, June 3, at Wadeview Park and the PNC Bank Virtual Run from anywhere in the world. For more information and to register, visit CommunityRainbowRun.com.

Community Rainbow Run Blood Drive with OneBlood
6:30am to 12:30pm on Saturday, June 3rd. The BIG RED BUS will be at Wadeview Park. All donors will receive a $20 eGift card, Oneblood Limited Edition PULSE T shirt, and wellness check! Donors can make an appointment using this link: OneBlood.org.

June 4

The Rose Dynasty Foundation Big Love Bake Sale
Noon to 3pm on Sunday, June 4, at the Art/ifact Studio in Lakeland, Florida. The Rose Dynasty Foundation is a local nonprofit that mentors LGBTQ+ youth and youth on the autism spectrum. They raise funds primarily with family-friendly drag shows, dinner shows, and variety shows that provide a safe space for all people no matter the gender, race, sexual orientation and/or religion. Together with over 15 local bakers and makers, they will be slinging pastries, coffee and more, along with live performances from Rose Dynasty and friends and raffles. This is a FAMILY-FRIENDLY event and only love will be tolerated. For more information, visit rosedynasty.org.

June 8

Weekly Momma and Friends Charity Bingo
8pm to 10pm on Thursday, June 8 at Quinteassense in Lakeland, Florida. Hosted by Lux. Proceeds go to CampOut For more information, visit rosedynasty.org.

June 10

Orlando City Soccer Club Community Corner with onePULSE Foundation
7:30pm on Saturday, June 10; Colorado Rapids vs. Orlando City SC at Exploria Stadium. For more information, please visit orlandocitysc.com.

Drag Story Time
Saturday, June 10 at the Mexican Consulate hosted by Momma Ashley Rose. For more information, visit rosedynasty.org.

The Orange County Regional History Center
OCRHC will host the Pulse memorial crosses from Saturday, June 10, through Monday, June 12, in honor of the 49 lives taken and all others impacted in the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando on June 12, 2016. Hours will be 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Monday, and noon to 5pm on Sunday. Admission to the museum will be free during this time. For more information, visit thehistorycenter.org.

2023 Zebra Youth Pride Prom: Old Hollywood
6pm to 10pm on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at the Orlando Museum of Art. The prom is open to LGBTQ+ youth, ages 14-20 and the theme is “Old Hollywood, The Golden Age.” The dress code is semi-formal to formal and all forms of gender expression are welcomed. Youth under age 18 are required to submit a parental consent form, which will be sent upon registration. There is a suggested donation of $15 to help offset the cost of hosting Pride Prom. For more information, visit zebrayouth.org.

June 11

Dru Project Annual Scholarship Award Event
Noon on Sunday, June 11, 2023, at the Hammered Lamb. A drag brunch to announce this year’s scholarship award recipients and raise funds to support next year’s awards and our Gay Straight Alliance club grant program. For more details, visit thedruproject.org.

Momma and Friends Pride
2pm on Sunday, June 11 at Art/ifact Studio in Lakeland, Florida. Hosted by Momma Ashley Rose with special guests Miss Rose Dynasty 2023 Juno Vibranz, joining us is Mistah Aphrodite, Jessa Belle Light, Keirra Ka’oir Summers! Proceeds go to Rose Dynasty Foundation to help with security for their events. Tickets are on sale now at rosedynasty.org/brunch.

Orlando Pride Fan Zone with onePULSE Foundation
7pm on Sunday, June 11; Orlando Pride vs. Portland Thorns at Exploria Stadium. For more information, please visit orlandocitysc.com/pride.

June 12

Remembrance Day Memorial Blood Drive with OneBlood
10am to 8pm on Monday, June 12. The BIG RED BUS will be parked in front of First United Methodist Church on S. Magnolia Ave. All donors will receive a $20 eGift card, OneBlood limited edition PULSE T-Shirt, and wellness check! Donors can make an appointment using this link: OneBlood.org.

49 Bells at First UMC Orlando
4pm on Monday, June 12. The annual 49 Bells Ceremony is held in the Sanctuary at First United Methodist Church of Orlando, 142 E. Jackson St., Orlando.  For more information, visit firstchurchorlando.org.

Inspiration Orlando United Mural
Free event at 5pm on Monday, June 12 at the Orlando Museum of Art. The mural will also be on display in the rotunda of the Orlando Museum of Art from Tuesday, June 13 through Friday, June 16 during regular museum hours. The mural was created by Michael Pilato, Yuriy Karabash, and Chimene Hurst and was created in tribute of the people who were taken during the Pulse nightclub shooting. For more information, visit pilatomurals.com/inspiration-orlando and omart.org.

Seven-Year Pulse Remembrance Ceremony
7pm to 8pm on Monday, June 12, in Steinmetz Hall at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The ceremony can also be viewed live on the onePULSE Foundation Facebook page. To reserve a free seat (seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis), visit, drphillipscenter.org.

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