Join us at the Pride Center of the Capital Region for a Welcome BBQ Celebration on Wednesday, May 4th from 6 to 8PM to kick off the TRANSEVENT 2011 EMPIRE CONFERENCE taking place in Albany from May 4-7, 2011. This event is free and will take place in the Rainbow Café and Pride Center backyard (if the weather agrees!) All transgender and gender non-conforming people as well as their friends and allies are welcome! Please join us for delicious food, great company and to meet new friends at the oldest continuously operating LGBT Community Center in the country. The Pride Center is located at 332 Hudson Avenue in the historic Center Square neighborhood, with many friendly bars, restaurants, and shops just around the corner. Following the successful and widely acclaimed Empire Conference in 2010, TransEventsUsa, Inc. is proud to announce a return to Albany for the second annual TransEvent Empire Conference featuring programs, workshops and guest speakers. This conference is for transgender and transsexual folks, cross dressers, allies, partners, friends, professionals, students, and educators! Please see the website at http://www.transeventsusa.org/empire/ for more details about the Conference.