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Daily Schedule for Friday March 25, 2022

Click on the Activity/Event title to view the details. Click on the presenter's image for workshops (light yellow) to view their bios. Times, locations and events are tentative and subject to change. We will post the most up-to-date information as we receive it so please check back often. The final schedule will be posted by end of February.

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Time Activity/Event   Presenter/Host Location
8:00A Prayer Breakfast Rev. Joanne Carroll Dog & Pony Private Room

Rev. Joanne
Many people like to begin their day with prayer. Prayer in the morning is good way to sidestep the distractions that come when people are struggling with issues in their lives. Come join us for inter-denominational friendship and fellowship in the back of the Dog & Pony Restaurant in their Private Dining Room. This event is open to all faiths and those individuals wanting to experience the power of common prayer. When we gather, there is power in our chorus that is lifted towards God. Morning Prayer is the best way to command the day and grow closer to each other and God.

Food and beverage at individual expense.
8:00A Friends of Bill W. Meeting Ash
This meeting welcomes those who think they have a problem with alcohol and/or any other substance, and will be based on the program of Alcoholics Anonymous, a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help others to achieve sobriety.
9:00A Keystone Clothing Exchange and Consignment Carriage House Boutique PA Ballroom
Do you have gently-used clothes or shoes in good condition that you would like to give away, donate or sell for a good cause? Then come participate in the Keystone Clothing Exchange and Consignment. You may either donate your unwanted items or you can choose to consign your items--all of which will be made available to other attendees. This event is sponsored by Carriage House Boutique whose wonderful staff will be present to help attendees find those perfect items. The clothing exchange will be held in the Vendor Area (Pennsylvania Ballroom) and the hours of operation are:

Wednesday 12:00 pm to 4:30 p
Thursday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Also, you do not need to bring anything to 'swap.' All attendees are welcome to browse and take items (or purchase consigned items) at the clothing exchange. Dressing rooms are available. Items may be dropped off at any time during the hours mentioned. Hangers would be appreciated. Items remaining at the end of the swap will be donated to local aid organizations. All consigned items must be picked up by 2 pm on Saturday or will be considered donated.

So please, DON'T UNDERPACK FOR KEYSTONE and help your brothers and sisters in our community!
9:00A Introducing the Trans Stories Project Mx. Corinne Goodwin Birch

Mx. Corinne
Fewer than 40% of the American public claims to know a transgender person. Eastern PA Trans Equity Project wants to change that. We have launched an effort to document the lives and stories of transgender and gender nonbinary folk Pennsylvania. Most critically, we are not the ones telling the stories - we are allowing participants to do that for themselves through photos and short 500-word essays that range from the funny to the tragic to the mundane. They all support our goal of humanizing the trans experience. In this workshop we will explore some of their stories, talk about how to tell a great story and encourage you to share yours!
9:00A TransTheology Rev. Marcie Rose
Brielle Ross

Rev. Marcie

If you grew up like me being taught that God is an angry old man who hates anything gay and is waiting to punish you the moment you mess up, then you may need your theology, or view of God, updated. Come discuss a God who is both male and female yet neither, who is a loving Parent and the embodiment of Grace and Love. We will also discuss those problematic Bible passages that have been either twisted or taken out of context to support someone's bias and condemn the LGBT community. This will be from a Christian POV, but all beliefs are welcome to attend and share their journeys as well.
9:00A TransWork: Creating Economic Opportunities for the Transgender Community Ms. Jone Magagna
Ms. Lynda Waltman

Ms. Jone

Ms. Lynda
Finding stable and secure employment is hard enough, but navigating job searches as a transgender or non-binary person in the current times can be especially challenging. In order for members of our communities to survive and thrive, it is essential that we support each other in finding trans-affirming employment. With that goal in mind, TransWork is a trans-led economic empowerment project focused on addressing employment needs and creating entrepreneurship opportunities in the transgender/gender non-conforming (TGNC) communities in the greater Philadelphia region and beyond.

In this session, we will explore the different services that are available to under- & unemployed members of the TGNC communities, including job banks/fairs, employer training programs, and job search support (resume preparation, interview skills, and job readiness.) TransWork is a program of Greater Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce (the Independence Business Alliance) and is the first program of its type to be housed within a chamber of commerce with direct ties to the LGBTQ+ business community, and serves as a model for other communities.

This workshop is great for job seekers, as well as community leaders who are looking to implement similar programs in their communities. During the session, we’ll discuss how the program is structured as well as lessons we learned when designing and implementing it.
9:00A Skincare to Contouring: How to Femininize the Face Ms. Kristen Lorraine Fir

Ms. Kristen
This class covers how to achieve the flawless base for any look! We will discuss skincare, foundation, concealer, color correction, and facial feminization contouring. Learn to transform your face and emphasize your true beauty!
9:00A Body and Brain Yoga Ms. Emelda Nim Hemlock

Ms. Emelda
This class will concentrate on light stretching, proper breathing, meditation, relaxation and an introduction to Tai Chi. Loose and comfortable clothing such as Yoga pants, sweat pants, T-shirt and socks are needed, Shorts are not recommended. The class will slowly progress from simple stretching to prepare for further exercise, instruction on proper breathing and explanation as to why proper breathing is important everyday. You'll be taught ways to relax and meditate for everyday life, and accumulation of energy. Introduction to Tai Chi to show further ways to relax and focusing on rebalancing your body.
9:00A How to Create New Friends and Master the Art of Girl Talk Mrs. Cassandra Storm Salon C

Mrs. Cassandra
This light and fun class on feminine comportment will teach you how to generate new friendships and master the art of Girl Talk. In this interactive class, you will practice new social skills while discussing the differences in conversation style and mannerisms between cis gender men and women that will help you feel more comfortable in your own skin, your surroundings and in the company of new friends.
9:00A Transitioning and Marriage Survival: Can a Marriage or Relationship Survive a Transition? Continuing Education Mrs. Cindi Miller Salon D

Mrs. Cindi
During this seminar Cindi will share tips and guidance for transitioning while married or in a committed relationship. She will draw from her many years as a relationship therapist and coach, as a pastor, and from her own transition and marriage of 29 years. You will learn 6 steps to take before you come out to your spouse/partner, 15 keys to transitioning successfully with a spouse/partner, and tips on coming out to your spouse/partner.
9:00A Providing Transgender and Nonbinary Care at Planned Parenthood Amber Brown
AJ Schaeffer
Salon E


We've provided gender affirming care for a long time now -- but as of November 2021, patients in Planned Parenthood Keystone 37 county service can now access Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy. From hormone therapy to birth control to wellness visits, our staff are here to provide expert care in ways that affirm all gender identities and expressions.

In this workshop you will meet with our expert patient navigator to walk you through the appointment process, and what an initial visit looks like -- from scheduling to navigation to follow up.

Why a patient navigator? They are a friendly face you can rely on to help support you through complex systems that can be difficult to understand -- like gender marker and legal name changes, finding knowledgeable mental health care providers, finding competent and caring surgeons, and figuring out the perplexing insurance industry. Our navigators are here to address and remove many of the barriers and discomforts in seeking help!
10:00A Get the T about Keystone – How to Maximize Your Experience at the Conference Helping Hand Team Dog & Pony Lounge

Danniyel Marie

Ms. Sharon
Are you new to the Keystone Conference and feeling a little lost and overwhelmed? Join our Helping Hand team for this informal gathering of first timers, newcomers and anxious attendees in a comfortable and welcoming setting. Meet some friendly faces and ask advice on which events and workshops are right for you. Get the T on how to make the most of your Keystone experience! For more information contact the Helping Hand Team at to start your Keystone Conference off on a positive and enjoyable note.

10:30A Wigs and More.... Donna Miller Ash

Learn the different types of wigs available and find the type that fits your specific needs. Try a new shade or style for the spring. If you’re in transition `maybe a top piece is all you need at this time. Extensions can create the look of long luxurious hair, or. just thicker hair. we will also be going over the maintenance of your new wig as well as any others you have. The correct products can give them extra life.
10:30A Not All Roses - A Couple's Journey Together Bree Fram
Mrs. Peg Fram


Mrs. Peg
Peg and Bree have been together for 22 years and have two children (13 and 9), but for 16 of those years no one knew the whole story. Peg described it best as living an edited life, where we always had to keep a censor in place between our thoughts and what we said or wrote. Bree revealed that there was something a bit different about her a few weeks into the relationship, but it stayed between the two of them for many years due to internal and external factors. When the military changed their policy regarding transgender service, Bree was able to come out publicly. Not without a bit of fear, the family jumped into the unknown. This workshop will cover some of our history together and the challenges we've faced along the way. It will touch on life in the closet, telling the kids, coming out, transition, relationship issues, mental health challenges and the value of visibility. Audience questions and participation is welcome.
10:30A Finding Your Confidence and Overcoming Anxiety Continuing Education Carmen McKinney
Janus Stroh


Anxiety can be very debilitating, especially for those who are working through their gender identity. Developing the confidence to over overcome anxiety can give back both power and control to the individual during their journey. In this workshop we will identify tools for managing anxiety in the moment, discuss skills for building confidence in social interactions, how to build habits that support emotional stability and techniques to break out of patterns of ineffective communication.
10:30A Clubbing and Partying while Remaining Safe Ms. Sarah Moore Dog & Pony Private Room

Ms. Sarah
We all like to got out to have fun, dance and meet people, especially at conferences like Keystone. The pandemic has limited out opportunities to socialize and our eagerness to get out has the potential to also put us in danger. This workshop will help to identify the potential dangers, warning signs and top 10 tips to have a great time while limiting our risks.
10:30A Navigating The VA as a Transgender Veteran Ms. Cassandra Williamson
Ms. Ann Murdoch

Ms. Cassandra

Ms. Ann
A panel discussion with the chair of the Transgender American Veterans Association's VA Engagement Committee and other subject matter experts.

We will provide information and take questions on the proposed rule change to eliminate the exclusion on gender affirming surgery, TAVA's upcoming survey of trans Veterans about their healthcare, ongoing VA outreach initiatives. TAVA's initiative to catalogue positive and negative experiences in accessing respectful and competent health care at VA facilities, correction of DD 214s and other issues.

The panel will also provide resources for those on active or reserve duty and for those considering entering the military, and discuss access to other VA benefits in addition to healthcare.
10:30A Listen When I’m Talking: Getting Heard by HR Ms. Jessica Purdy Fir

Ms. Jessica
Being able to advocate for yourself is an essential skill. This is especially true for trans and nonbinary people as we prepare to transition in the workplace, change positions, change employers, or simply have new coworkers or supervisors join our team. In this workshop, you will be introduced to policies and regulations that you should become familiar with, learn some fundamentals of self-advocacy, and help you form ally relationships within your HR department.
10:30A Hacks, Tricks and Trade Secrets: Advice from Your Big Sisters Ms. Katie O'Malley
Michelle Popkov
Jenee Davis

Ms. Katie


How do you zip up a dress when you are alone? How do you tape and tuck the right way? Find out the answers to these and all the questions you may have been to embarrassed or never even knew to ask, from a fun, friendly and judgement free group of sisters ready to share their best advice for transfemme life.
10:30A It's NOT Not Natural – The Biology of Sex and Gender Continuing Education Dr. Brenda Vulpes Salon C

Dr. Brenda
The title makes reference to the frequent assertion that being transgender is not natural. Statements such as, “it goes against the laws of nature”, reflect a lack of understanding of sexual expression in the natural world. This raises the question, what do sex and gender really mean from a scientific perspective? This workshop will explore how the sexes differ, how they are similar, and how sexual expression and gender identity are more naturally viewed as a broad range of forms and behaviors. We will examine mechanisms of sex determination and development, including the roles of chromosomes, genes, hormones, and the environment. The extreme diversity of sexual expression in nature provides the basis for understanding, just what is natural?
10:30A Transitions of Care Continuing Education Dr. Jarrett Sell
Dr. Katharine Dalke
Amy Keisling
Salon D

Dr. Jarrett

Dr. Katharine

This workshop will identify models for multidisciplinary transgender health care that involves mental health and medical providers in providing comprehensive and coordinated care.

Can you reach into your closet and pull out a perfect outfit every time? Do you buy clothes that you never wear? Learn the tips and tricks to having a fabulous wardrobe on any budget and how to put those outfits together for any occasion.
12:00P Cis-Gender Spouse/SO Luncheon at the Lancaster Brewing Company SO Directors Front Lobby
Cis-gender spouses or significant others (cis-gender only) are invited to join others for an offsite luncheon at the Lancaster Brewing Company. Please meet in the hotel lobby at 11:45 am. The Lancaster Brewery specializes in fresh, local and sustainable grown products including house-made sausage and cured meats, locally made cheeses, hand-cut fries and signature burger grind.

Visit the Lancaster Brewery website for menu options. Bus leaves the hotel lobby promptly at 12:00 pm.
12:00P Friday Luncheon with Guest Speaker Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen Commonwealth Ballroom

Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen is a transgender policy, advocacy, and messaging expert. As a Cuban American transgender man, his wide-ranging experience in the LGBTQ movement has covered field organizing, leadership development, fundraising, and media advocacy. He previously worked with Freedom for All Americans, GLAAD, the Transgender Law Center, Gender Justice LA, and the National LGBTQ Task Force. He joined NCTE as Deputy Executive Director in 2019, stepping up as Executive Director in 2021.

In past roles, he trained thousands of volunteers to canvass and phone bank on groundbreaking nondiscrimination and marriage equality campaigns, and organized leadership development programs in transgender communities and LGBTQ communities of color, honing new strategies for social change. From 2016 to 2018, he co-led the successful campaign to update New Hampshire’s nondiscrimination protections to include transgender Granite Staters.

Over the course of his career, he has conducted international Spanish-language interviews, including on Univision, Telemundo, and CNN en Español, as well as English-language interviews with outlets such as The New York Times, MSNBC, CNN, and Politico.

Rodrigo graduated from Brown University and lives in Washington, D.C. He serves of the Board of Directors of AsylumConnect, a non-profit connecting LGBTQ migrants fleeing persecution with resources in the US and Canada.
1:30P Crossdresser Heaven Meet Up Ms. Leah Santini 10th Floor Lounge is an on line discussion group for crossdressers and transgender individuals. It is a safe and welcoming place where people can talk about dressing, transitioning and the many issues faced by those on the transgender spectrum. We are having an informal get together and welcome all who are interested in learning more about us and joining this warm and accepting site!
This is a Keystone Co-Event and not directly associated with the Keystone Conference. Co-Events are activities/events hosted by trusted organizations, businesses and people who are extending a special invitation to all Keystone participants. For more information about this event, please contact the host of the event directly.
2:00P Exquisite Eyes Whitney Walker Ash

Learning to use eye makeup is no easy task, even for seasoned divas. And there is no shame in admitting that! From picking the right shades to angling your brushes, it's easy to get confused about the best ways to make your eyes pop. Athena will offer techniques on how to apply make-up correctly so as to give your face a pretty polish for an interview or sultry drama for a fun night out. She will discuss eye shapes and contouring, benefits of using primers, color palette selection, and proper application of eyeliner and mascara to achieve the 'perfect' eye makeup look for you. So come learn how to master the best techniques for those Exquisite Eyes!
2:00P Line Dancing 101 Elaine Frederick Assemble Area

Have you ever wanted look confident while fitting in on the dance floor? Join Elaine as she instructs on how to accomplish two of the more famous line dances in the world: the Electric Slide and the Fireball. The Electric Slide is a four-wall line dance set to the song 'Electric Boogie' first created in 1976.
2:00P The Vision Workshop: 3 Keys to Mastering Your Results Liz Tattersall Birch

During this workshop you will develop your vision of what you really want to experience in your life! You will learn 3 tools to achieve your goals, develop greater clarity on your dreams, and build confidence in your ability to achieve everything you desire. This is where you will begin to turn your dreams into reality!
2:00P But You Lied To Me - A Way to Explore the Emotions (SOs Only) Ms. Susan Bienvenu Chestnut

Ms. Susan
This is a seminar for the SOs about the emotional impact experienced as a result of the announcement by their spouse of the intention to present as, or to transition, to the opposite gender. Some SOs do not have support systems that understand both perspectives, that being, the elation of the transitioning spouse contrast with the angst of the SO. Some things that I have heard expressed is that the SO was lied to. That the transitioning spouse 'hid this from me'. Betrayal is another term used. Although I can see that perspective, I think there is a healthier point of view that can also allow the SO to process the situation and move beyond this. A lot of SOs have heard the cleansed version "I was just so upset" of the SO, but not the full on development of the emotional state over time. At every step during the way, the SO often feels that things won't get better, can't get better and just might get worse. But as we all know, there are many outcomes and just about all of them are positive. The workshop is SOs only to allow these attendees the opportunity to discuss this particular aspect - the sense of betrayal - in a room without feeling the need to edit.
2:00P Legally Changing Your Name in Pennsylvania Mx. Corinne Goodwin Dogwood

Mx. Corinne
Completing a legal name change can feel intimidating. It can also be expensive! The good news is that it doesn’t have to be either of those things. Eastern PA Trans Equity Project has helped hundreds of Pennsylvania residents complete their legal name change and we want to help you too! Join us as we demystify the legal name change process and provide the guidance you need to complete your legal name change without having to incur the expense of an attorney.
2:00P Aging While Trans : SAGE-USA Programs and Services Ms. Joanna Rivera Fir

Ms. Joanna
SAGE is the world's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ+ older adults Over the years SAGE has expanded significantly and went from only serving NYC to becoming a National Services organization. Through these expansions there are now services tailored for Transgender, Non-binary, Gender non-conforming adults age 50+ and I am overseeing these services as their Manager of Transgender Services. Summaries on all services will be provided via Microsoft Slides (I will bring my work laptop) SAGE Trans Social SAGE 1 Million Dollar Transgender Equity Fund (NEW) SAGE Care Management SAGE Care Giving Program SAGE Friendly Visitors Programs SAGE Veterans SAGE Housing SAGE Activity Centers Opportunities for older adults to earn income by helping with our services We also have lots of wonderful footage of our activities that will be shared during the slides and recorded personal stories of some of our fabulous SAGErs.
2:00P US Department of Veterans Affairs - Proudly Serving All Who Served Continuing Education Ms. Maureen Brackey
Ms. Krystal Anspach
Rick Matash
Salon C

Ms. Maureen

Ms. Krystal

VA Medical Centers and VA Community Clinics provide a full range of primary care, mental health, medical specialty and surgical care options for ALL qualified Veterans including members of the LGBTQ+ community. This workshop will review the most recent VHA directives regarding health care specifically for LGBTQ+ Veterans and how all VHA medical centers and community clinics are prepared to treat the healthcare of qualified Veterans no matter what their gender identity is. Come hear how VHA supports healthcare for our LGBTQ+ Veterans.
2:00P Beyond the Binary: Exploring Non-Binary Healthcare Continuing Education Dr. Jarrett Sell
Dr. Katharine Dalke
Amy Keisling
Salon D

Dr. Jarrett

Dr. Katharine

This workshop will identify steps for exploring appropriate gender-affirming non-binary care through a discussion of current mental health and medical resources.
2:00P Build Your Feminine Booty: Creating a Workout that Works for You Jillian Wojdyla Salon E

During this workshop, we will go over ways to build a workout routine that aligns with different body goals along with a variety of modifications to account for different body injuries and limitations. Personal trainer Jillian will have you out of your seats to feel the correct movements and alignments to keep you safe and correctly building strength, tone and definition in targeted areas of your body. Recommended (but not necessary) to bring a flat pair of shoes along to experience the proper feel and alignment for these exercises. Don't miss this chance to ask a personal trainer how to take your next steps to tone and sculpt your ideal body.
3:30P Navigating Your Spiritual Valley - Kathy Randall, Founder Light in the Closet Ministry Ms. Kathy Randall Klein Chestnut

Ms. Kathy Randall
This informational and interactive session will focus on the affirmations found in Scripture concerning gender identity and discuss the role religion has played--mainly Christian, but not exclusively--concerning the subject of being transgender. The content will be designed to equip those who are questioning their transgender nature, or are being persecuted by religious ignorance, to find answers to common questions or objections. We will shed some light on the subject by seeing what the Bible says about nurture, nature choice, as well as other topics. I will show that many religious leaders had a positive view of gender identity and inclusion. I will discuss how transgender individuals are a valuable resource to our spiritual communities.
3:30P IPA's and IRA's Beth McKinley Dog & Pony Private Room

We know talking about finances can be difficult. We have found that difficult things are often easier when you're with friends and have an IPA in hand. Attendees will learn four smart retirement planning moves, tactical changes they can make that set up their retirement foundation. Then they will learn how to help future-proof their tax bracket and pick up an answer to that nagging question about Social Security. Join us as Beth McKinley of Allied Financial Group at Thrivent hosts an IPA happy hour at the Dog and Pony at the Sheraton Hotel. The first 20 guests will receive a complimentary beer on tap. Isn't it time you talked about your future goals with a financial advisor who understands the unique needs of the transgender community? And what more fun than to have those conversations over a cold one ;-) No products or services will be sold.
3:30P Trans Veteran Healing Circle Ms. Angela Brightfeather Sheedy Dogwood

Ms. Angela Brightfeather
A peer led support session where trans Veterans can have a safe place to share their stories, joys and struggles with others who have lived similar experiences. Sergeant First Class Angela Brightfeather, founder and past president of the Transgender American Veterans Association and an experienced peer support group facillitator will facillitate the healing circle.
3:30P Telling Your Children and Family Members Continuing Education Dr. Michele Angello Fir

Dr. Michele
There are many factors to consider in coming out to your children or loved ones. First, do they need to know at all, if you are not publicly transitioning? Of course, there are the how, when, what, and where issues to tell family, not to mention the developmental level of the kids in question and the knowledge/support of their other parent. These factors will all be addressed in this workshop. Let's talk about your level of comfort with yourself and your existing relationships with your children and family. What are your goals? What do you want them to feel and to understand about this part of you? How can you help them to feel safe and loved through this transition in your family? We will go over some basic recommendations to keep in mind, but also invite you to ask your own questions and share your personal experiences with telling your children - your fears, successes, disasters, and everything in between. Please join us for this discussion. I can't tell you how to deal with your children, but I'm sure that listening to others' ideas will be helpful.
3:30P Breaking Down Nonbinary Top and Body Contouring Surgery: Preference Choices that Patients Need to Make Dr. Scott Mosser Hemlock

Dr. Scott
Dr. Mosser will present ways to conceptualize binary identities and nonbinary (gender-expansive) identities, and then do a deeper dive on nonbinary options for chest surgery and body contouring. Images will be presented which will help attendees identify what is and is not important to them in a gender-expansive chest appearance. It should be noted that there are considerably more options for nonbinary results within masculinizing (i.e. mastectomy and chest reduction) procedures than augmentation procedures, though both masculinization and feminization surgery types will be covered for chest and body contouring procedures.
3:30P LGBTQ Older Adults in the Criminal Justice System Continuing Education Ms. Miranda Galbreath Salon C

Ms. Miranda
Awareness is growing about the unique needs of incarcerated older adults and incarcerated LGBTQ folks. However, little is understood about the unique experiences and needs of a particularly vulnerable population: LGBTQ older adults who are involved with the criminal justice system. This presentation seeks to begin to bridge our knowledge gap regarding this overlooked population which often struggles with high rates of medical, mental health and trauma issues.
3:30P Mapping Your Transgender Journey Ms. Lilia Weber
Ms. Jennifer Lehman
Salon D

Ms. Lilia

Ms. Jennifer
Living a full life as a transgender person is much more than transition and surgery. Sure, that can be part, but do you have a plan for your life? Maybe you are just starting out, have decided you are transgender, and you are trying to figure out what is next. Are you comfortable where your journey has taken you? Do you have a plan for something else? Are you planning for a happy and full life? In this workshop Jen and Lilia will discuss what they feel are some of the important things to consider when you plan and navigate your journey. They will share some of their experiences and also some observations. We'll talk about what has worked and what hasn’t.
3:30P Classy & Curvy: Sophisticated Styling for Plus Sizes Cher Poitevien Salon E

Classy, sexy, beautiful, confident - you can be all of these things at any age, with any body type. Learn the art of dressing for your body type and how best to achieve the look that you want no matter your clothing size.
5:00P Friday Reception Dog & Pony Lounge
Gather in the Dog & Pony and Hotel Lobby for some social time before heading out to dinner!
5:00P Keystone Transmen Reception Mason L. 10th Floor Lounge

Mr. Mason
This is a Transmen-only (and their significant others and family) reception with refreshments. Come meet some of the other guys at the conference and share your stories, humor, challenges and successes.
6:00P Dinner at Cafe Fresco Miss Sally Stone Front Lobby

Miss Sally
Take part in the Cafe' Fresco experience! Located in the center of downtown Harrisburg's restaurant row, Cafe' Fresco offers a variety of Asian American features such as Honey-Miso Sea Scallops, Tea-Smoked Breast of Duck, and Pad Tai (an amazing sweet noddle dish from Thailand).The service and atmosphere of Cafe' Fresco are sure to please even the most discerning patron. Entree prices range from $19 to $38 with an average price of around $24. Dinner at individual expense.

Visit the Cafe Fresco website for menu options. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!
6:00P Dinner at Carley's Ristorante Lillian Munsch Front Lobby

A ristorante and piano bar featuring rustic Italian dishes that include Grilled Portabella with Lump Crab, Tuna Palermo, Mascarpone Lasagna Bolognese, as well other traditional pasta dishes. Many of Carley's entrees are available “Family-Style,” a perfect option for those who want to share different meal choices. With walls fashioned from 100 year old bricks, rich wood furnishings, and the inviting glow of hundreds of candles, Carley's offers a truly enticing atmosphere perfect for relaxing and enjoying a dining experience that guaranteed to warm your heart. Entree prices range from $15 to $35 with an average price of around $25 with Family-Style options costing around 1/3rd more. Dinner at individual expense.

Visit the Carley's Ristorante website for menu options. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!
6:00P Dinner at Harvest Seasonal Grill Ms. Lauren Stein Front Lobby

Ms. Lauren
Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar was born of a desire to create a dining experience that focused on sustainable, health-conscious, and locally-sourced cuisine. Harvest is proud to offer a Mostly Under 500 Calorie and Non-GMO menu containing luxurious flavors such as their Wood Fire Grilled Steak, Poultry, and Seafood, as well as extensive Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, and Vegan items. They also offer a progressive wine list featuring 50+ wines by the glass (many of which are certified sustainable), as well as seasonally-inspired cocktails and local craft beer. Entree prices range from $15 to $35. Dinner at individual expense.

Visit the Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar website for menu options. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!
6:00P Dinner at Macaroni Grill Ms. Karla Goodner Front Lobby

Ms. Karla
Romano's Macaroni Grill menu features items found in traditional cuisine from Italy and the Mediterranean area. The menu includes a custom-assembled pasta dish, with a choice of pastas, sauces, and toppings. Meals are served with complimentary bread and olive oil. Entree prices range from $15 to $35. Dinner at individual expense.

Visit the Romano's Macaroni Grill website for menu options. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!
6:00P Dinner at Mangia Qui Ms. Holly Evans
Ms. Suzane Oliva
Front Lobby

Ms. Holly

Ms. Suzane
Mangia Qui is an intimate, fine dining restaurant specializing in the fine cuisines of Europe! Entrée prices range from $20 to $48 with an average price of around $35. Dinner at individual expense.

Here is the 2022 Keystone menu. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!
6:00P Dinner at Stock's on Second Brittany Lov Front Lobby

The cuisine at Stock's is American with a lean towards Asian and Southwestern flare. The menu offers delectable entrees such as Seafood Alfredo, Risotto Cakes, or Prosciutto-wrapped Trout. Stock's also offers a wide variety of interesting appetizers like Pulled-pork French Fries, Lump Crab Fritters, or Pork Wings. In addition to its great food, Stocks offers a great atmosphere that includes an exhibition kitchen and an awesome martini bar for the most amazing cocktails. With an amazing wait staff offering the most attentive and personalized service, Stock's on Second is a great place for dinner. Entree prices range from $18 to $33 with an average price of around $25. Dinner at individual expense.

Visit the Stock's on Second website for menu options. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!
6:00P Dinner at the Millworks Ms. Christine Penn Front Lobby

Ms. Christine
Millworks is located in the Midtown area of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Not only does the restaurant have a roof-top biergarten, there are dozens of local artisan boutiques and booths. Rated #4 of 330 restaurants in Harrisburg on, the restaurant focuses on providing sustainable, farm-to-table fare, with half of their menu coming from their wood-fired oven. Entree prices range from $18 to $40 with an average price of around $25. Dinner at individual expense.

Visit the Millworks for menu options. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 6:00pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!
7:00P Dinner at El Sol Mexican Restaurant Amy Peruto Front Lobby

If you like Mexican style food then you'll love El Sol! But don't think this is the kind of food you'll find at a typical Mexican food chain because at El Sol the fare is decidedly more refined. From dishes like Ceviche, Spicy Camarones a la Diabla, or Crab Enchiladas Verdes, the owners of El Sol create authentic Mexican dishes that excite and satisfy the palette. The El Sol kitchen staff will ensure each dish is carefully prepared and whether you like it mild or with a spicy edge, they'll be certain to accommodate your individual taste. To compliment your dining experience, El Sol offers a full-service bar so order a Jamaica Flavored Margarita or a Blue Hibiscus to complement those awesome Lobster Enchiladas. Bienvenidos! Entree prices range from $14 to $25 with an average price of around $18. Dinner at individual expense.

Visit the El Sol website for menu options. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 7:00 pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!
7:00P Dinner at Gilligans Bar & Grill Mr. Mason Luke Front Lobby

Mr. Mason
Gilligan’s offers both casual and fine dining and strives to not only meet, but exceed the expectations of our customers. Their menu features fresh seafood, perfectly seasoned steaks, hand cut veal and homemade pasta dishes. Freshly baked sub rolls and healthy garden salads are all made from scratch. Their daily varieties of soup are guaranteed to please and are always homemade in our kitchens. Gilligan’s is proud to serve Vintage Premium Natural Beef which has no added hormones and is raised without antibiotics and on a 100% vegetarian diet. We are well known for a succulent Prime Rib, which is seasoned and slow cooked overnight. Prices range from $10 - $45.

Visit the Giligans website for menu options. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 7:00 pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!
7:00P Dinner at Kajimachi Japanese Steakhouse Danniyel Marie Christensen Front Lobby

Danniyel Marie
Traditional Hibachi steakhouse serving fresh sushi and Japanese dishes grilled tableside by theatrical chefs. Prices range from $20 - $45.

Visit the Kajimachi Japanese Steakhouse website for menu options. Bus leaves the hotel promptly at 7:00 pm. Don't forget your bus ticket!
9:00P Musical Entertainment in the Dog & Pony Lounge Everyperson Dog & Pony Lounge
Everyperson is an indie/alternative rock multi-instrumentalist from York, Pennsylvania. Visit their Youtube Music website for examples of their music.
9:00P Friday Night Dance Party Ray Smith Salon E
Come join us for the Friday Night Keystone Dance Party in Salons C, D & E hosted by DJ Ray!


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