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Corey Hudson: Hearts of Strangers Community Connection Event

  • THE OUTER SPACE BALLROOM 295 Treadwell Street Hamden, CT, 06514 United States (map)

The purpose of this event is to facilitate and encourage connection, compassion, joy, support, and personal growth through the use of a variety of therapeutic activities, moving performances, and inspiring presentations. 

- A suggested donation of $10.00 at the door (proceeds benefit project's continued efforts)
- Those who bring a non-perishable or domestic item for the homeless will be entered into a raffle for a t-shirt or book.
- Persons under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a parent or gaurdian.
- There is no dress code, but please dress to feel your most beautiful and comfortable.
- Please be advised that we will be filming footage for a documentary during the event. 
- A full pub menu will be available until the kitchen closes at 10pm
- HOS merchandise will be available for purchase

Here's a rough outline of the night's festivities:

7:15pm - Social Hour with Live Music (Xavier Seerano of Kindred Queer)
8:15pm - Presentation and Lighting of the Candles by host Corey Hudson
8:30pm - Guided Meditation (Karen Lemieux)
8:40pm - Short Video
8:45pm - Guest Speaker (Carolyn Ann Shard)
9:00pm - Short Video
9:05pm - Guest Speaker (Daniel Eugene)
9:20pm - Short Video
9:25pm - Guest Speaker
9:40pm - Short Video/Raffle
9:50pm - Community Drum Circle (lead by Grey Freeman)
10:10pm - Musical Performance
10:30pm - Musical Performamce (Raquel Fe)
10:50pm - Musical Performance
11:10pm - Musical Performance
11:30pm - Muscial Performance
12am-1:30am - Open Dance Floor

*Some performances and times are subject to change. The event page will be updated as those changes are made