The Premier Transgender Conference of the Season

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The Premier Transgender Conference of the Season

First Event – Westin Waltham Boston – Waltham, MA – January 20-24, 2016

Now in its 35th year, First Event has grown into one of the largest trans gatherings in the world and the only major winter conference. Join us in historic Boston for fun, friendship and facts to plan your journey, in our new larger hotel. Come out of the cold for loads of entertainment, workshops and activities! Read More…

First Event 2015 was the biggest ever! This site does not yet reflect First Event 2016.

Summer Sizzler Party, June 12

It’s back – bigger and better than ever! The Most Sizzling Party of the Summer, Glamour Boutique’s SUMMER SIZZLER!

John Warrener and Glamour Boutique, 850 Southbridge Street, Auburn, MA, announces they are sponsoring its Third Annual SUMMER SIZZLER Party from 8:00 pm to 1:00 am on Friday, June 12th at the Indian Meadows Country Club (also known as Acacia Functions). The Country Club is a very nice facility and although on Route 9 in Westborough is situated way back off the main road in a very private and safe setting.

Although not a requirement, this is the opportunity to start the summer off right by wearing your hottest outfit. You are encouraged to sizzle up the night with your sexiest clothing option for the annual MISS SUMMER SIZZLER contest. The three finalists for MISS SUMMER SIZZLER of which be chosen by secret judges. The actual Miss Summer Sizzler will then be determined by the audience.

Royal Productions along with DJ Paula will be BACK providing an incredible DJ experience along with some special effect lighting to create an outstanding musical atmosphere for everyone. So be prepared to dance the night away.

What makes this party an incredible night for anyone wishing to attend is that it is a PRIVATE Party where people can change into their femme outfits at the country club or come dressed – ready to party. There will be absolutely NO OUTSIDE PEOPLE attending and thus, no chance of being outed. A great night for first timers as well as a great night for those used to being in public. The sponsors ask PLEASE, PLEASE do not put a damper on the event with poor behavior. The club has licences at risk should there be liquor and/or drug issues. Please help us maintain the event as a safe and fun one for everyone that we have had in the past.

For those of you who have not been to the country club, there are three rooms in the front section. On the far left is a section usually set up for Saturday weddings. Then in the center is a room with tables that people can sit and talk at which end is the bar. On the far right is a decent sized room with a dance floor and tables and chairs for resting and/or watching the dancers. The website address of the Indian Meadows Country Club is www.AcaciaFunctions.com.

All CDs, Ts, MtFs, FtMs, Admirers, Etc are welcome to party and dance the night away. Drinks are very reasonable at the club and we will have munchies available too. Kendra, who did a fantastic job with photography at out Spring Bling, will be back back everyone look better than ever.

The sponsors have made arrangements with the Econo Lodge for a group rate, which is about a mile away from the country club and have direct access from the room to the car so one does not need to go through any crowded lobbies. The rate is $59.95 for up to 2 people ($10 more per person above that). The number for reservations is (508) 842-8941. Tell them you want the “SPRING BLING EVENT at Indian Meadows Country Club” rate. To get to the Econo Lodge from the Country Club, drive west on Route 9 and then take the 20 West exit. The Econo Lodge is almost immediately there after you get on route 20 on the right side. The address is 380 SW Cutoff, Northborough, MA 01532

The actual closest motel to the club is Motel 6 which is within a mile of the Country Club. Located on the same side of the street as Indian Meadows. They have decent rates and their address information is Motel 6, 399 Turnpike Road, Westboro, 508-366-0202.

Cost for the party is as follows: If you call or e-mail in a reservation you will only have to pay $10 at the door. Or Pay $15 at the door without a reservation. Parking is free and is within steps of the entrance. Remember the country club is isolated away from the main street and encompassed by a huge golf course so there is complete privacy for those needing that security.

For GPS users the address is 275 Turnpike Road in Westboro (it is on the western part of Westborough) and please look for the Wendy’s on the opposite side of Route 9 as a guide point. (Please Note: there is another Wendy’s near 495 but it is east of the 495 junction.) The roadway to the country club is on the West Side directly across from the Wendy’s and has a red light of its own that is there for traffic heading down the long driveway to the country club which is bordered by. There is a Burlington Coat Factory Outlet behind the Wendys. For those of you getting off onto Route 9 from 495, it is 4.7 miles to the west on the right side. (Westboro Toyota, then Glick Nissan Dealership and then the driveway to the Country Club.)

If you need more info, just drop John Warrener a line at jwarrener@aol.com or call the store at 508-721-7800 (Toll Free: 888-721-3177) or drop on in at their store, Glamour Boutique, 850 Southbridge Street, Auburn, MA.

ALSO For updates on the party http://www.tgfashions.com, please Friend us on Facebook at: /www.facebook.com/pages/TG-Fashions/196975520352573

For Makeover Appointments, please contact John Warrenere at jwarrener@aol.com or 508-721-7800 (Toll Free-888-721-3177) and he will arrange one of our make up artists for you.

So join us for a sizzling evening of great music, dancing, hot outfits, and conversations with some old and new friends on Friday, June 12th.

Film Screening – April 29

ChanceToDressA Chance to Dress by Alice Bouvrie (2015, 40 minutes) documents the challenges and difficulties that John Southard, a world- renowned and respected geologist and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,  experienced coming out as an open cross-dresser.  It also shows the TCNE clubhouse one evening. It will be shown at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts on April 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are required. See the website here.

Spring Bling Party – April 10

Bling15Glamour Boutique, 850 Southbridge Street, Auburn, MA, is sponsoring their spring party April 10! Glamour Boutique’s parties have become a popular tradition in the transgender community and are always one of the biggest events of the year.

Glamour Boutique’s second annual Spring Bling Party happens from 8:00 pm to 1:00 am on Friday, April 10th, at the Indian Meadows Country Club (also known as Acacia Functions). The Country Club is a very nice facility and, although on Route 9 in Westborough, it is situated way back off the main road in a very private and safe setting.

This will be a great opportunity for you to put away your winter blah outfits and pull out your spring finery. Then add a touch of BLING to get in the spirit of the new season. What better way than to say farewell to the brutal winter we have had than dancing the night away in your best outfit?

Any and all CDs, Ts, MtFs, FtMs, Admirers, etc are welcome to party and dance the night away.   Drinks are very reasonable at the club and we will have munchies available too.

There will be a Miss Sprint Bling that will be chosen by secret judge vote. Miss Gigi and/or Jackie Diamond who will make the announcement at midnight. Miss Spring Bling and two runner ups will receive tiaras. The criteria for this contest is BLING!

Our hostess of the night will be the vivacious Miss Gigi from Salem. Decorations will be done by the lovely Kelly. Miss Jackie Diamond of diamonddancemusic.com will be DJing for the event. She will be doing a special set of Karaoke Music. Please contact her if interested at: missjackiediamond@comcast.net.

For those of you who have not been to the country club, there are three rooms in the front section. On the far left is a section usually set up for Saturday weddings. In the center is a room with tables where people can sit and talk near the bar. And on the far right is a decent sized room with a dance floor with more tables and chairs for resting or watching the dancers.

If you call or e-mail in a reservation to Glamour Boutique, you will only have to pay $10 at the door. Or pay $20 at the door without a reservation. Parking is free and is within steps of the entrance. Remember the location is isolated away from the main street and encompassed by a huge golf course so there is complete privacy for those needing that security.

To make your reservation or if you need more information, email or call Glamour Boutique at jwarrener@aol.com or 508-721-7800 or 888-721-3177 toll free. Or drop by the store: Glamour Boutique, 850 Southbridge Street, Auburn, MA.

For party updates please Friend www.tgfashions.com on Facebook at:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/TG-Fashions/196975520352573

For Makeover Appointments, please jwarrener@aol.com, 508-721-7800 or 888-721-3177 to requiest one of Glamour Boutique’s make up artists.

Glamour Boutique has arrangements with the Econo Lodge for a group rate. They are about a mile away from the country club and have direct access from the room to the car so one does not need to go through any crowded lobbies. The rate is $64.95 for the full room. The number for reservations is 508-842-8941. Tell them you want the “SPRING BLING at Indian Meadows Country Club” rate. To get to the Econolodge from the Country Club, drive west on Route 9 and then take the 20 West exit. The Econo Lodge is almost immediately there after you get on route 20 (on the right side). The address is 380 SW Cutoff, Northborough, MA 01532 .

The closest lodging is Motel 6, within a mile of the Indian Meadows Country Club on the same side of the street. They have great rates: Motel 6, 399 Turnpike Road, Westborough, 508-366-0202.

Directions: Indian Meadows is at 275 Turnpike Road in Westborough, MA. It is on the western side of Westborough. Look for the Wendy’s on the opposite side of Route 9 as a guide point.  There is a Burlington Coat Factory behind the Wendy’s. (Note that there is another Wendy’s near I-495 on the other side of the I-495 junction.) The roadway to the country club is on the west bound side directly across from the Wendy’s and has a red light of its own. For those of you getting off onto Route 9 from I-495, it is 4.7 miles to the west on the right side. You will pass Westborough Toyota, then Glick Nissan, just before reaching the country club driveway on the right. The website for the Indian Meadows Country Club is www.AcaciaFunctions.com.

Please join us April 10 for a great yet safe night!

Online Registration Closes 1/16

First Event online registration will close Friday, January 16 at 11:59 pm. After that you must register in person at the conference. After online registration closes, evening meals and entertainment may be sold out since we must give the hotel numbers before the conference begins. Thursday evening is likely to be sold out. If you want to guarantee that you can come to any one of the evening events you must preregister online. If you decide to walk in and pay at the conference, evening events, if available, will be $70 each. Register now online and they are only $60.

Click here for the First Event Registration Page.

Zukowski Scholarship in Memory of Jessica Garabedian

ZukowskiCenterDr. & Mrs. Mark Zukowski and family are presenting two community scholarships in memory of Jessica Garabedian, patient, friend, business woman, musician and longtime fixture in the Boston transgender community, who passed away unexpectedly March 20, 2014.

These two awards will go to deserving trans folk who are musicians, since Jessica was perhaps best known for her rock band, Temptress.

The scholarship awards are unrestricted grants. If you are a musician or music student in the transgender community, fill in this form to apply for one of the $500 awards. Applications must be submitted prior to January 21, 2015. Decisions will be made by Dr. Zukowski and awards will be presented on Friday night during the Fashion Show.