Capital Pride Flag Raising, Kick-Off BBQ and Kick-Off Karaoke
The countdown is on! Only one week away from the start of Capital Pride 2011. With over 35 events around the Capital Region, there’s a lot to keep track of, so starting now through the next week, each day we’ll feature an in-depth look at some of the exciting events coming up for Capital Pride.
Capital Pride Kick-Off Flag Raising – Albany City Hall
Wednesday, June 1, Noon
Join the Pride Center and Mayor Jerry Jennings outside Albany City Hall as New York’s Capital City once again shows its support for the LGBT community by flying the Gay Pride flag from the building, marking the official beginning of Capital Pride 2011.
Capital Pride Kick-Off BBQ – Pride Center, 332 Hudson Ave, Albany
Thursday, June 2, 5pm – 8pm
The traditional Capital Pride Kick-Off BBQ is back! Join us at the Pride Center when we get the fun and excitement underway. The grills will be going, music will be playing, with this year’s special guest, New York State Senator Neil Breslin and a special performance by the Pride Center’s Queer Youth Chorus! Let’s pack the back yard with food, friends and fun. We’ll have lots of prizes to give away and information on all the upcoming events. Check out the Facebook Event HERE.
Pride Kick-Off Karaoke – OH Bar – 304 Lark Street, Albany
Thursday, June 2, 8pm
Voted 2010 Best Karaoke by Metroland, A-Man Productions featuring Juan gets you dancing after the BBQ. Happy Hour prices from 8pm until 10pm. Shot specials and lots of giveaways. Check out the Facebook Event HERE.
PLUS: The opening day Cruise Special: Get your Big Gay Cruise ticket for only $25.00 if you attend any Pride Event on 6/02/2011.
In tomorrow’s blog: Tea Dance at the top of Albany and Bowling in Saratoga!
And to check out all the events, visit the Capital Pride Page on our website by clicking HERE.