Gal's Spring Fling 2019


Thursday, May 23


5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Cocktails at the Ivy Lea Club Lounge.
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm: Dinner at the Ivy Lea Club. This is one of our favourite places. We are treated amazingly and the food is always fabulous.
10:00 pm – 12:00 midnight: Social time at the Colonial Inn Lounge.

Friday, May 24

7:00 am – 10:00 am: Continental Breakfast in the Colonial Inn Dining Room.
9:00 am – 6:00 pm: Registration in the Colonial Inn Lobby.
10:00 am – 11:00 am: Speaker - Rene Labelle will share with you, practical interventions to life's many stresses. Rene knows all to well the added stress that comes from being transgender – regardless if you’re in or out of the closet. See full Bio here.
12:00 noon – 3:00 pm: Lunch and Helicopter rides at Kouri’s Kopters. Lunch will be served in the Lounge at Kouri’s Kopters while we each take a flight around the Gananoque area. A bird’s eye view of the entire area. Fasten your seat belts.
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Cocktails at the Royal Canadian Legion.
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm: Dinner at the Royal Canadian Legion. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #92 in Gananoque has invited us back to have an evening at their Legion. The Legion Ladies will put on a Roast Chicken and Roast Pork Buffet dinner for us. The Legion members look forward to our visit and will join us for dancing. What a great group of people!
8:30 pm – 10:30 pm: Dancing at the Legion. Live music and dancing to “The Reasons”. The Reasons held the date for us again. They love us and we love them. They are a great band. It is one of the highlights of our week. Without a doubt one of the best dances in Ontario.
10:30 pm – 12:00 midnight: Social time at the Colonial Inn Lounge.

Saturday, May 25

7:00 am – 10:00 am: Continental Breakfast in the Colonial Inn Dining Room.
9:00 am – 6:00 pm: Registration in the Colonial Inn Lobby.
9:30 am – 10:30 am: Speaker - Warner & Melissa Schaettgen Part 2 - Trans activism from a kid's perspective. Get an update on how Warner's been doing since the last time she was at Spring Fling.
11:00 am – 12:00 noon: Speaker - Rick Prashaw – Activist, writer and more - Rick will speak about his son, Adam, and his book about him, Soar, Adam, Soar. www.rickprashaw.com
12:00 noon – 1:30 pm: Spring Time Lunch in the Colonial Inn Restaurant.
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Pool Party and Best Legs Contest. Enjoy an afternoon by the Pool. Swim or just sit in the sun. That's right — the sun. We already have the requisition in. Then the Best Legs Contest. Whose name will be added this year? Samantha, Helen, Michelle, Cynthia, Samantha, Seleena, Amanda, Dee Dee and Julie Bleue have their names on it now. Who will be next? Want to be in the contest? Let me know at the registration desk. Bring your swimming suit.
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Spouses/Significant Others/Mothers Discussion Group.
2:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Makeovers. Once again the girls from Shoppers Drug Mart will be making us look beautiful. Have your foundation done then on to makeup. Ask questions and learn as you go. Gotta look great for the Gala evening.
2:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Social time on the Colonial Inn grounds.
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Margaret Link Photo Sessions. Get a professional picture by Margaret while you are looking your absolute best.
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Gala Cocktails in the Colonial Inn Lounge. Show off that new gown, shoes, jewelry and makeup. Don't hold back ladies. This is your chance to go all out.
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm: Gala Dinner in the Colonial Inn Dining Room. We have a great meal planned for you. Come and Enjoy.
9:00 pm – 9:30 pm: Fashion Show. Great styles to show off. Models will be fitted with all kinds of complimentary outfits. It is a great experience for the models. Want to be a model? Let me know when you register.
9:00 pm – 12:00 midnight: Gala Dance, Dance, Dance. Bring that extra pair of dancing shoes. You will want to be comfortable while you dance the night away. Fun, Fun, Fun.

Sunday, May 26

9:00 am – 10:30 am: Buffet Brunch in the Colonial Inn Dining Room. Jean and her staff have been wonderful to work with. They will put on a magnificent closing day buffet brunch for us to help us wrap up the event.