BREAKING NEWS Authorities release name of man killed in Rochester motorcycle crash Full Story

Celebrating pride at the public library

Community members gathered on the sidewalk.

Posted: Jul 21, 2018 10:44 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - On the sidewalk in front of the Rochester Public Library, the library hosted a "Celebrate Pride" event.

People had the opportunity to participate in family-friendly activities such as adding to a community Pride mural, creating paper unicorn horns, and checking out LGBTQ books.

Rochester mom of 5 Mandee Gary brought her kids to the event.

"Parents are the ones to tell kids how to treat people. If you don't show kids what is considered normal, then they will not know. If you tell them that something is wrong, then that's how they'll take it," explains Gary. "So if they're here, and they're participating in activities that are fun for them and they see people together that may be same-sex couples, then they'll know that that's okay."

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 64°
Albert Lea
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 63°
Austin
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 64°
Charles City
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 63°
Rochester
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 64°
Tracking cooler temps and plenty of sun to finish the work week
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Sara's Daybreak Forecast - Thursday

StormTeam 3: Long-range forecast - cooler days to end August

Image

CTK: Triton Cobras

Image

CTK: Byron Bears

Image

CTK: Kasson-Mantorville

Image

Mac Horvath transfers to IMG

Image

Salary debate

Image

To sell or not to sell?

Image

Puppy shower for Hulk

Image

Protest cancelled

Community Events