The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

2118 Willow Pass Rd, Ste 500
Concord,  CA 94520

Phone: (925) 692-0090



Past Events

Queer Open Mic (AGES 14-25)

Queer Open Mic (AGES 14-25)
04:00 pm - 02/27/2018

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Show off your talents or come support your peers at the Rainbow Community center Youth Open Mic event on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 4PM. Open to LGBTQ+ and Ally youth...

Artistic Expressions (AGES 11-13)

Artistic Expressions (AGES 11-13)
04:00 pm - 02/22/2018

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Our monthly Art group is back at the Rainbow Community center on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 4PM. Open to LGBTQ+ and Ally youth ages *11-13. Parent /Guardian permission...

Remembering Our Change Makers (AGES 11-25)

Remembering Our Change Makers (AGES 11-25)
04:00 pm - 02/20/2018

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Join us in watching a documentary about the death and life of Marsha P. Johnson at the Rainbow Community center on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 4PM. Open to LGBTQ+ and...

Cupid Shuffle Valentine Dance! (AGES 12-18)

Cupid Shuffle Valentine Dance! (AGES 12-18)
07:00 pm - 02/16/2018

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Sliding scale suggested donation $2 to $20 *No one turned away for lack of funds LGBTQ+ & ally youth ages 12 - 18 Walnut Creek United Methodist Church LIVE DJ! SNACKS! FREE...

Panel: Suicide Prevention All Ages 11-25

Panel: Suicide Prevention All Ages 11-25
03:30 pm - 09/28/2017

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Come learn about important strategies for suicide prevention with a wonderful panel of experts. Learning more about this important topic is empowering! All ages...

Queer Open Mic! Ages 18-25

Queer Open Mic! Ages 18-25
04:30 pm - 09/26/2017

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Come share your stories, poetry and music in front of a friendly, supportive group at our Queer Open Mic! Everyone's voice is important, beginners welcome! Audience...

Queer Open Mic! Ages 11-18

Queer Open Mic! Ages 11-18
03:30 pm - 09/21/2017

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Share your stories, poetry, and music in a friendly, supportive environment at our Queer Open Mic! Everyone's voice is important and we want to hear yours! Audience...

Queer Open Mic, Ages 18-25, 4:30-7:00pm

Queer Open Mic, Ages 18-25, 4:30-7:00pm
04:30 pm - 08/29/2017

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

We are having another Queer Open Mic! We encourage you to come with a creative and open mind, with your own creations! This is a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth ages...

Queer Open Mic, Ages 11-18, 3:30-6:00

Queer Open Mic, Ages 11-18, 3:30-6:00
03:30 pm - 08/24/2017

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

We are having another Queer Open Mic! We encourage you to come with a creative and open mind, with your own creations! This is a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth ages...

Trans* and Gender Nonconforming Clothing Giveaway, All Ages

Trans* and Gender Nonconforming Clothing Giveaway, All Ages
04:30 pm - 08/22/2017

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Another installment of our Trans* and Gender Nonconforming Clothing Giveaway! This FREE event for ALL AGES is on Tuesday Aug 22, from 4:30-7:00pm. Come with a bag...

Trans*forming Families: Educational Panel

Trans*forming Families: Educational Panel
10:00 am - 08/05/2017

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Welcoming Trans & Gender Nonconforming youth of all ages and your parents/guardians, to an educational panel. We will have an ADULT PANEL and YOUTH PANEL with trans...

Trans*forming Families: Educational Panel

Trans*forming Families: Educational Panel
10:00 am - 08/05/2017

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Welcoming Trans & Gender Nonconforming youth of all ages and your parents/guardians, to an educational panel. We will have an ADULT PANEL and YOUTH PANEL with trans...

7/25 Seniors and Youth Karaoke, All Ages, 3:00-6:00pm

7/25 Seniors and Youth Karaoke, All Ages, 3:00-6:00pm
03:00 pm - 07/25/2017

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Our RCC Seniors are going to join us for an hour from 3-4pm for a kickback, karaoke style! Come meet new people in the community! From 4-6pm we will resume normal...

7/15 Old School Youth Meet New School Youth, Ages 11-13, 1-3:30

7/15 Old School Youth Meet New School Youth, Ages 11-13, 1-3:30
01:00 pm - 07/15/2017

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

This group we are inviting our older youth who have been with the program for a few years to come speak about their experiences and how the center has affected their...

7/13 Pool Party! (Special Event) All Ages, 2:00-5:00pm

7/13 Pool Party! (Special Event) All Ages, 2:00-5:00pm
02:00 pm - 07/13/2017

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

SPECIAL YOUTH PROGRAM EVENT! IN NEED OF SOME SUMMER FUN?! Come hang out with us at a community member's pool in a safe and accepting environment with other queer...

Holiday Party Potluck! BYODish!

Holiday Party Potluck! BYODish!
04:00 pm - 12/20/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Bring your own dish to our Holiday Party!!! Potluck style! We are also having a White Elephant Gift Exchange w/ gifts only bought for up to $6! We will have extra...

Winter Overnighter!

Winter Overnighter!
08:00 pm - 12/16/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

JOIN US FOR OUR WINTER OVERNIGHTER!!! MAYELA, TERESA, AND MORE WILL BE HAVING A FUN NIGHT OF MOVIES, MUSIC, AND MORE!!! AGES 12-20 8pm on Friday - 9am on Saturday OVERNIGHTER: If...

Rescheduled Holiday Decorations! Ages 11-13

Rescheduled Holiday Decorations! Ages 11-13
04:00 pm - 12/13/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

CANCELLED FOR 12/10 AND RESCHEDULED TO TUESDAY 12/13 4-6:30 P.M. Join us for some homemade DIY hliday decorating and crafting! We will paint and do as much crafting...

World Aids Day Candlelight Vigil at Club 1220, All Community!

World Aids Day Candlelight Vigil at Club 1220, All Community!
06:00 pm - 12/01/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Join our community for a candlelight vigil outside of the LGBTQ club, Club 1220 in Walnut Creek. We will be mourning and celebrating the lives of all those in our...

The Normal Heart Screening! ages:17-25

The Normal Heart Screening! ages:17-25
04:00 pm - 11/29/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Join us for a screening of The Normal Heart on Tuesday 11/29. This event is for ages 17-25 from 4:00-6:30pm. World AIDS day is on Thursday December 1st so we will...

Transgender Day of Remembrance/Dia de los Muertos All Ages!

Transgender Day of Remembrance/Dia de los Muertos All Ages!
04:00 pm - 11/17/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

All ages event Join us as we read and remember the names of those we have lost to transphobia and help us set up an alter in our space. We will also be celebrating...

Annual Harvest Potluck! All Community!

Annual Harvest Potluck! All Community!
04:00 pm - 11/13/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

It's that time of year again! Our Annual Harvest Potluck is going to be Sunday, 11/13 from 4-7pm. Please bring a dish according to your last name- A-H: Side Dish I-Q:...

Zinefest!

Zinefest!
04:00 pm - 11/10/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

We are hosting a short queer-themed Zinefest at the RCC! It is open to ages 12-25 and is open to anyone to respectfully attend. Zines are small, inexpensive self-published...

Rocky Horror Screening! All Ages

Rocky Horror Screening! All Ages
03:30 pm - 11/10/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

All Ages Event! Join Mayela and Teresa for a screening of the 2016 remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show! 3:30-7:30 pm. We will start the mlvie around 5:00 and...

Halloween Dance! Fri. 10/28

Halloween Dance! Fri. 10/28
06:00 pm - 10/28/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Join us for our annual halloween dance! Live DJ! Costume contest! Free eats and treats! Dancing! Games! Socializing! WHO: Youth ages 13-18 only WHEN: Friday, October...

Safe Activism 101 POC & White Allies (Ages 12-25)

Safe Activism 101 POC & White Allies (Ages 12-25)
03:00 pm - 07/26/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Wondering what you can do or planning to hit the streets? "Safe Activism 101" will give you the space and tools to stategize on how to respond to injustice while...

Protect Yourself From Summer Shade! (Ages 14-17)

Protect Yourself From Summer Shade! (Ages 14-17)
03:30 pm - 07/21/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

The weather's hot, and so is the gossip! We wanna create a more loving, respectful, and vibrant community as LGBTQ+ family. We're all in this together, so let's...

Don’t Be A Drag Be a Queen! (Ages 18-25)

Don’t Be A Drag Be a Queen! (Ages 18-25)
04:30 pm - 07/19/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

As LGBTQ+ people, we're family. Buuuuuuut.... that doesn't mean we always get along. Let's gather to see how we can best show up for eachother and build our community...

“We’re All In This Together!” #Forreal (AGES 12-13)

“We’re All In This Together!” #Forreal (AGES 12-13)
01:00 pm - 07/16/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

“We’re all in this together!” We are a part of a thriving and resilient community and each and everyone of us has many different identities, histories and...

QUEER Comedy NIGHT & Taco Tuesday! (Ages 18-25)

QUEER Comedy NIGHT & Taco Tuesday! (Ages 18-25)
04:30 pm - 07/05/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Hey TAY Youth! Do you love comedy?? Do you love stand up?? Do you love queers?? YOU’RE IN LUCK! Come to group tonight for a chill few hours of making your own...

Picnic in the Park! (AGES 12-13)

Picnic in the Park! (AGES 12-13)
01:00 pm - 07/02/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Hey there middle schoolers! We are having another fun outdoor day where we go to the park in Todos Santos and enjoy a picnic in the sun! We will be playing volleyball,...

Trans Closet

Trans Closet
02:00 pm - 06/28/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

We're opening the closet doors for trans and gender expansive people! Offering free clothes and makeup so you can express who you are. This is a trans and gender...

FIELD TRIP: A’s vs. Rangers Game

FIELD TRIP: A’s vs. Rangers Game
07:00 pm - 06/14/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Join us for Oakland A's PRIDE NIGHT! All youth and their families are welcome. Advanced notice is required for free tickets. ***OPEN to ALL YOUTH & YOUR FAMILIES*** ***Limited...

QScouts: Creativity

QScouts: Creativity
01:00 pm - 06/11/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

*AGES: 12 - 13* Do you love to draw, sing or dance? Then join us for QscOUTs as we embrace and celebrate our creativity and individuality! We will have a super...

Queeriosity FIELD TRIP 4:30pm - 11:00pm LGBT Center, SF

Queeriosity FIELD TRIP 4:30pm - 11:00pm LGBT Center, SF
04:30 pm - 06/10/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

*AGES 12 - 17* Queeriosity “Performance Showcase is an annual spoken word and performance event dedicated to young people who are reshaping the conversations...

Social: Lemonade (Ages 18-25)

Social: Lemonade (Ages 18-25)
04:30 pm - 06/07/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Join us to watch Beyonce's mindblowing "LEMONADE" and make some yummy summer lemonade! "Lemonade" is an artistic explosion of Black women's brilliance. With major...

Special Event: Family Movie Night (Ages 11-18 + Family!)

Special Event: Family Movie Night (Ages 11-18 + Family!)
06:00 pm - 05/31/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Join us for a fun night of movies, games, pizza (YUM!), and a chance to connect with other families of LGBTQ+ youth! This will be a great chance to connect as a...

Ask a Youth Mentor! Scheduled Phone-In

Ask a Youth Mentor! Scheduled Phone-In
01:00 pm - 05/21/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Do you need advice? Do you want to set a goal? Do you just need to vent? Contact Youth Outreach Counselor, Delightful Daphnee, if you need support! Email her at...

Art & Ask a Youth Mentor! Schedule & Drop-In (Ages 14-17)

Art & Ask a Youth Mentor! Schedule & Drop-In (Ages 14-17)
03:30 pm - 05/19/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Coming out! Dating! Transitioning! Job Hunting! Getting Healthcare! Self Love! Wanna get some guidance from a supportive queer mentor on the things that are going...

Art & Ask a Youth Mentor! Schedule & Drop-In (Ages 18-25)

Art & Ask a Youth Mentor! Schedule & Drop-In (Ages 18-25)
04:00 pm - 05/17/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Coming out! Dating! Transitioning! Job Hunting! Getting Healthcare! Self Love! Wanna get some guidance from a supportive queer mentor on the things that are going...

Trans 101 Panel & Discussion (Ages 14-17)

Trans 101 Panel & Discussion (Ages 14-17)
03:30 pm - 05/12/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Join us for this special gathering where trans folks of many genders will share their experiences and insights. From coming out and accessing resources to dating...

Life Skillz: Safe Sex, Tea & Cupcakes (Ages 18-25)

Life Skillz: Safe Sex, Tea & Cupcakes (Ages 18-25)
04:30 pm - 05/10/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

TAY Youth, do you need a safe space to discuss sex, sexuality, or have questions about it? Join us for another installment of Life Skillz, where a guest will answer...

QScouts Module #4: Youth/Parent/Family Hike/Nature Day (AGES 11-14 + your family!)

QScouts Module #4: Youth/Parent/Family Hike/Nature Day (AGES 11-14 + your family!)
01:00 pm - 05/07/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Celebrating Mother Nature and creativity! We invite our youth and your family to join us for a fun filled day of showing our appreciation for nature and embracing...

Social: TAY YOUth Social (Ages 18-25)

Social: TAY YOUth Social (Ages 18-25)
04:30 pm - 04/19/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

TAY youth, you’ve had your own group for a few months now and we think it might be time for you all to plan your own end of month socials. Whether this means choosing...

Fun Day! (Ages 12-13)

Fun Day! (Ages 12-13)
01:00 pm - 04/16/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Fun! Food! Friends! Take advantage of the new spring season and join us for an awesome day filled with games and outdoor activities! What better way to spend...

Cupcake Wars! (Ages 14-17)

Cupcake Wars! (Ages 14-17)
03:30 pm - 04/14/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

Have you seen the show “Cupcake Wars”? Are you waiting to live out your dreams of culinary competition adventure? Here’s your chance! We’ll supply undecorated...

Life Skillz: Creature Comforts (Ages 18-25)

Life Skillz: Creature Comforts (Ages 18-25)
04:30 pm - 04/12/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

TAY Youth! Come to the RCC this Tuesday and meet a few furry friends from ARF! We will talk about the benefits & responsibilities of pet ownership, therapy animals,...

QScouts: Module #3: Social Justice & Advocacy (Ages 12-13)

QScouts: Module #3: Social Justice & Advocacy (Ages 12-13)
01:00 pm - 04/09/2016

At The Rainbow Community Center's Operation Q Youth Program

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