The city of Prattville is slated to host its first-ever Pride event on Sunday, June 23, with live musical entertainment at the “kid-friendly” event in the River Region.

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The event is advertised by the recently created Facebook group “Prattville Pride,” which is advertising the event and asking for donations. The city itself is not sponsoring the event.

“We are thrilled to be hosting our first official Prattville Pride event, scheduled for June 23,” the group said in a post. “As we celebrate diversity and inclusivity in our community, we are reaching out to you for support. Your generous donations and sponsorships will help us make this event a resounding success, bringing together individuals from all walks of life to celebrate love and acceptance. Your contribution will directly impact the quality and reach of our event, allowing us to provide essential resources and create a memorable experience for all attendees. Together, let's make Prattville Pride an unforgettable celebration of unity and empowerment. Thank you for considering supporting our cause.”

Slapout native and former American Idol contestant Jessica Meuse is scheduled to perform at the event.

Prattville was the launching ground for what has blossomed into a statewide discussion surrounding inappropriate or sexually explicit children’s books in the local library.

The Prattville-Autauga Library Board recently voted unanimously to terminate then-library director Andrew Foster for "revealing confidential information in violation of criminal law." The same evening, several library employees were terminated for attempting to lock the doors in protest.

The confidential information Foster was accused of sharing involved a public records request filed with the library by the far-left website Alabama Political Reporter (APR). Foster was also accused of recording the library board’s executive sessions.

The Prattville Pride page shared information in support of a protest outside of the library.

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