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Rainbow Kids

LGBTQIA+ Youth ages 5-11

Rainbow Kids is GLO's youth outreach program for LGBTQIA+ kids aged 5-11 (accompanied by a grownup). A variety of weekend events are held throughout the year both at the GLO Center and off-site, to provide kids a chance to get to know each other and have fun together.

Amy Hoogstraet, GLO's Youth Coordinator, oversees the Rainbow Kids program. For more information and to find out about upcoming events, email Amy at:

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

June Banned Book Club Meeting

What: Join GLO in our first monthly book club, where we will be reading a series of books that have been or could be banned, followed by a discussion on the books, novels, and writings. June Book: TBD
When: Sunday, June 11, 1pm – 2:30pm
Where: The GLO Center

PRIDE 2023 – We Are Family

What: PRIDE 2023 – We Are Family in Downtown, Springfield! 
When: Saturday, June 10 – Parade 11am-noon, performances/vendors noon-6pm
Where: Downtown, Springfield


What: After Pride! Featuring Crystal Methyd! $25 online pre-sale, $30 at the door, $60 VIP meet and greet with Crsystal + VIP Entrance
When: Saturday, June 10 – Doors open at 6pm. Music from 6-9pm. Drag at 9pm. Dance party after! 
Where: Odyssey Lounge at The Outland Complex