June 2022 news from LILAC
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Welcome to the June LILAC newsletter with news of our Winter Art Exhibition, a great raffle, Book Group news, and new titles in the library. Come in and visit LILAC soon - Wellington's premier lesbian space, and cosy at this time of year.

Winter Art Exhibition in the LILAC Lounge

The LILAC Winter Art Exhibition is getting closer. Opening on
Thursday the 16th of June at 6pm.

The exhibition will feature various local lesbian artists working in a variety of media. Two donated works will be sold by silent auction (running for the duration of the exhibition) & other works will be for sale.

Come for the wine, cheese, convivial company & a visual feast. Koha

Wednesday to Come at Circa

Stop Press: LILAC is finalising details for a fundraiser at Circa on Sunday 31 July to see a performance of the play Wednesday to Come by Renée.
Details coming - bookings will open soon.

Wednesday to Come is a gritty depiction of life in the 1930s for four women, four generations. LILAC has a copy of the playscript on the Plays shelf

Monster yummy hamper raffle

LILAC is running a raffle with a yummy hamper as prize. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10 - cash or online banking on the spot with your cellphone app.

Tickets are available at LILAC and also at some local lesbian gatherings (Overlanders, Coasters). Drop in at the LILAC Lounge soon for your tickets as well as some great reading.

The raffle will be drawn at the LILAC quiz night in August.

It's cosy at the LILAC Lounge. Come along for June Book Group or just pop in to get some reading or movies. Tea, coffee and bikkies available.

Book Group Wednesday 8th June 6.15 - 7.30pm

This month Book Group is featuring Autobiographies and Memoirs - LILAC has an extensive collection dating from the 17th century to this year!

New books on the shelves

arriving June 8th for Book Group!

Patricia Highsmith and the inspiration for her lesbian classic, The Price of Salt
more on goodreads
timely and opinionated critique of gender identity and biological sex
more on goodreads
Kiwi zine containing writing and artwork by young rainbow people
publisher's website
LILAC gratefully acknowledges the invaluable financial support we receive from the Armstrong and Arthur Charitable Trust for Lesbians.

The A&A Trust  commemorates the support of Bette Armstrong and Bea Arthur for the lesbian community in Wellington. It is a registered charity that welcomes bequests and donations to enable it to assist lesbian communities in the Wellington region.

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