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15 Pulse events happening in the Orlando area this week



Drag Queen Storytime In the spirit of the City of Orlando and One Alliance's "Acts of Love & Kindness" movement, Impulse Group presents Orlando's first Drag Queen Storytime. Monday, 5:30-6:30 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323;

Love Rocks Paint river rocks with messages and symbols of love and kindness in honor of Orlando United Day. Monday, 3:30-4:30 pm; Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St., Winter Garden; free; 407-835-7323;

Orlando Love Remembrance event for the Pulse massacre with performances from the Orlando Gay Chorus, Blue Star, the Orlando Firefighters Pipes and Drums and many more. Monday, 5-10 pm; Lake Eola Park, 195 N. Rosalind Ave; free.

Orlando United: Love Letters to Strangers Hand-write encouraging notes to be placed around the city or sent to someone in need of a boost for Orlando United Day. Monday, 5-7 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd; free; 407-835-7323;

Paint for Pulse Patrons are invited to paint their own piece of art to symbolize what the last year has meant to them and their community. Supplies will be provided. The finished artwork will be displayed at the Alafaya Branch. Tuesday, 7-8 pm; Alafaya Library, 12000 E. Colonial Drive; free; 407-835-7323;

Pulse Remembrance With Music & Poetry Local band Sugar City perform their song "World of Love," inspired by the Pulse tragedy and recorded at the Melrose Center. Local poets read poems they composed in memory of Pulse. Sunday, 2-3:30 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd; free; 407-835-7323;

The Dru Project Pulse Anniversary Fundraiser Benefit party with door prizes, swag bags, drinking and dancing. Sunday, 6-9 pm; The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive; donations; 407-704-6261;

One Orlando Collection and Digital Gallery The expanded One Orlando Collection and digital gallery featuring images of individual items collected at the Pulse memorial site in their current state of preservation. Curated pieces will include community artwork and international support received following the tragedy. Opens Monday, 10 am-7 pm, through June 17; Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-836-8500;

Pulse Nightclub Moments of Hope and Healing The community is invited to conclude the evening with prayer, live music, inspirational dance and reflection. Monday,10 pm-midnight; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-3888;

Pulse Nightclub Public Community Gathering A ceremony featuring community speakers, reflective prayers, a reading of the 49 names, a display of 49 wreaths and music by Violectric. The Orlando Angel Force, Hang-a-Heart, Stars of Hope and comfort dogs will be present. Monday, 11 am-1 pm; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-3888;

Unveiling of the Sea-to-Sea Flag An observance of the unveiling of the rainbow Sea-to-Sea Flag, also known as "The Sacred Cloth." The flag has become a globally recognized symbol of the LGBTQ movement. Monday, 10 am; Orange County Administration Building, 201 S. Rosalind Ave.; free;

One City - One Pulse To mark the anniversary of the Pulse tragedy, artists from the LGBT, Latinx and Orlando community have submitted work to inspire hope and healing in our city. Opens Thursday, June 15, 6-9 pm, through July 15; CityArts Factory, 29 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-648-7060.

Letters to Strangers Write letters of encouragement and affirmation to strangers. All supplies will be provided. Friday, June 16, 2-3 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323;

What Has Changed? An art show addressing what has changed since the Pulse tragedy. Featuring performances from the Orlando Gay Chorus and Latin guitar/percussionists Antone Affronti and Adalberto Bravo. Opens Thursday, June 15, 6-8 pm; Orlando Public Library, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free; 407-835-7323;

Script Orlando: Pulse One Year Later Presentation by renowned muralists Michael Pilato and Yuri Karabash, sharing images from their multi-canvas mural depicting victims, survivors and responders. Thursday, June 15, 6:30 pm; The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center, 101 E. Central Blvd.; free;

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