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04/02/2016 04/02/2016

Parents Night Out – Han Dynasty

Meet up with PFP parents (and prospective parents!) on Saturday, April 2nd at 6:00pm at the Han Dynasty in University City at 3711 Market Street for a “Parents Night Out” dinner. Free babysitting will be available at the nearby Little Green Schoolhouse at 219 S. Melville St. for PFP members (space permitting)! RSVP to Sandra Telep by more »

Location : Han Dynasty, 3711 Market Street, Philadelphia

04/16/2016 04/16/2016

PFP Spring Hike – Cynwyd Heritage Trail

Join PFP families for a walk on the Cynwyd Heritage Trail for our first spring hike on Saturday, April 16 starting at 2pm. The trail is appropriate for all levels of walkers, tricycles, bicycles and is stroller friendly. The Cynwyd Heritage Trail is a 2-mile linear park and rail-to-trail that connects Lower Merion Township to more »

Location : Cynwyd Heritage Trail

04/18/2016 04/18/2016

“Maybe Baby” Prospective Parent Classes

Therapy Center of Philadelphia and Hornstein, Platt and Associates, in partnership with Philadelphia Family Pride, are launching two eight-week “Maybe Baby” classes for LGBTQ communities considering parenthood. The groups are being generously sponsored by RMA at Jefferson. Thank you! The “Maybe Baby” group for queer, lesbian or bi women and transgender communities will meet at more »

Location : 1315 Walnut Street & 255 S. 17th Street

04/23/2016 04/23/2016

Bucks County Potluck

Join PFP families in Bucks County at the home of Rik and Anna-Sara for a potluck lunch on Saturday, April 23 from 11am-1pm at their home in Warminster. They have an indoor saltwater pool for those interested in getting in the water as well as a big yoga room/ play space for kids. Please RSVP more »

Location : Warminster, PA

04/28/2016 04/28/2016

Philadelphia Black Pride

Philadelphia Family Pride is happy to again support Philadelphia Black Pride, this year taking place April 28-May 1, 2016. Volunteer with PFP from 6-9pm at our table at #Unbothered at the Philadelphia Ethical Society on April 28. Email Stephanie Haynes at stephanie@phillyfamilypride.org to participate. Thank you!  

Location : Philadelphia Ethical Society
Elmwood Park Zoo

05/07/2016 05/07/2016

PFP Trip to Elmwood Park Zoo

Join PFP families at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown on Saturday, May 7 starting at 10am. The original date of April 9 was cancelled due to inclement weather. The cost is a discounted $5/person for PFP members and $10/person for non-members. Children under 3 get in free. Buy tickets at Ticketleap (with a $1.50/ticket surcharge) more »

Location : Elmwood Park Zoo, Norristown
Great Wolf Lodge

05/14/2016 - 05/15/2016 05/14/2016 - 05/15/2016

Great Wolf Lodge

Join Philly Family Pride again this year at the Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos on Saturday and Sunday May 14-15 2016 at a steeply discounted rate of $229/room. Our annual trip to Great Wolf Lodge is one of our most popular events of the year and is for PFP members only. If you are interested, act fast, as more »

Location : Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark - Poconos

06/05/2016 06/05/2016

Summer Hike in the Wissahickon

Join PFP members on Sunday, June 5th in the beautiful Wissahickon Gorge in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park for an early summer hike. Meet up with PFP member Katy Chatel between 10 and 10:30am in front of Valley Green Inn. We’ll set off on a leisurely hike at 10:30am. This walk is appropriate for all ages. There is a gravel path for more »

Location : Wissahickon Gorge

06/05/2016 06/05/2016

New and Expectant LGBTQ Parents Potluck

CHANGE OF VENUE DUE TO RAINY FORECAST Meet up with other LGBTQ parents who are expecting (either pregnant or waiting for adoption placement) and those with newborns at the home of Laura and Jen Jennings in Phoenixville, PA on Sunday, June 5 at 11am for potluck. They’ll provide hoagies. You bring a side dish or dessert to more »

Location : Valley Forge National Park

06/12/2016 06/12/2016

Philly Pride Parade & Festival

MARCH IN THE PARADE Join PFP at 10:30am on Sunday, June 12, 2016 on Locust Street between Broad and 12th Streets to march with PFP in the Philly Pride Parade. (Look for the PFP banner.) The parade steps off at 11:30am and goes from the Gayborhood in Center City to Penn’s Landing, arriving there at about 1:00pm. The more »

Location : Center City & Penn's Landing

06/26/2016 06/26/2016

PFP Pool Party

Join PFP families at the home of Marc and David Berman in Lower Gwynedd, PA for a pool party and picnic on Sunday, June 26 starting at noon. They will provide burgers and hot dogs, your family is invited to bring a side, snack or dessert. Families with kids of all ages and prospective parents are more »

Location : Lower Gwynedd, PA

07/17/2016 07/17/2016

New and Expectant Parent Group Potluck

Meet up with other LGBTQ prospective parents and parents who are expecting (either pregnant or waiting for adoption placement) and those with newborns and babies at the home of Sam and Heath in West Mt. Airy on Sunday, July 17th at 12pm for potluck. They’ll provide sandwiches. You bring a snack, side dish or dessert to share. If more »

Location : West Mt. Airy

07/19/2016 07/19/2016

Valley Youth House Summer Backpack Challenge

Philadelphia Department of Human Services notes that approximately 3,000 children a year are placed in temporary foster care while the family and social workers work together to reunite the children with their family if possible and if not, find other permanent placement options for children. Valley Youth House operates an annual Backpack Challenge as an more »

Location : Unknown

07/30/2016 07/30/2016

Clark Park Happy Hour and Shakespeare

Join Philly Family Pride at a special happy hour from 5-7pm on Saturday, July 30 at Clark Park in West Philly as part of the Parks on Tap traveling beer garden this summer. $1 for every drink we purchase will go to PFP. For those who want to stick around, this year’s Shakespeare in Clark Park more »

Location : Clark Park, Philadelphia

08/13/2016 08/13/2016

Summer Potluck Picnic

Philly Family Pride’s annual summer picnic will be held from 11am – 2pm on Saturday, August 13, 2016 adjacent to the Freedom Playground in Haverford, PA.  The address is 9000 Parkview Drive. This is a POTLUCK picnic. To prevent waste, please follow these suggestions for the dish you bring to share: – Serves 6-8 people more »

Location : Freedom Playground, Havertown, PA

08/19/2016 - 08/21/2016 08/19/2016 - 08/21/2016

Camping With Pride 2016

Join PFP at our annual camping trip, this year Wading Pines Camping Resort Friday-Sunday, August 19-21, 2016 in Chatsworth, New Jersey. The campground is approximately a one hour drive from Philly and offers swimming, playground facilities, and boating (canoes and kayaks). We will have a group of tent sites (111-118) that can be reserved directly through more »

Location : Wharton State Forest

08/20/2016 08/20/2016

“Science Behind PIXAR” Group Trip

Join PFP families as we explore the Franklin Insitute’s Science Behind PIXAR exhibit on Saturday, August 20. Meet in the lobby near the ticket counter at 10:30am. Look for PFP Board Member Greg Girdy. The cost is a discounted $15/ticket for youth under 18 and $20/ticket for adults. This is $10 off each ticket. Admission more »

Location : Franklin Insitute

08/29/2016 08/29/2016

“Pride Night” at the Phillies

Join PFP families for the first-ever LGBT “Pride Night” at Citizens Bank Park as the Phillies take on the Nationals on August 29 at 7:05pm. Read more on PhillyVoice.com. Board member Gina Cline will be leading the PFP group. Email her to let her know you are interested. Ticket prices and more details coming soon.

Location : Citizen's Bank Park

09/17/2016 09/17/2016

Story time at the Big Blue Marble

Join PFP families at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore at 551 Carpenter Lane in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia for a story time and crafts on September 17 at 10am.

Location : Big Blue Marble Bookstore

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“Maybe Baby” Prospective Parent Classes

Therapy Center of Philadelphia and Hornstein, Platt and Associates, in partnership with Philadelphia Family Pride, are launching two eight-week “Maybe Baby” classes for LGBTQ communities considering parenthood. The groups are being generously sponsored by RMA at Jefferson. Thank you! The “Maybe Baby” group for queer, lesbian or bi women and transgender communities will meet at more »

Family Matters Conference

The 7th Annual PFP Family Matters Conference will take place at the University of the Sciences in the McNeil Science and Technology Center on Saturday, October 29, 2016. Please save the date. We are very excited to announce that our keynote speaker will be the out poet, artist, writer, activist and performer Staceyann Chin, pictured here more »

Philadelphia Black Pride

Philadelphia Family Pride is happy to again support Philadelphia Black Pride, this year taking place April 28-May 1, 2016. Volunteer with PFP from 6-9pm at our table at #Unbothered at the Philadelphia Ethical Society on April 28. Email Stephanie Haynes at stephanie@phillyfamilypride.org to participate. Thank you!  

Elements LGBTQ Womyn of Color Conference

Philadelphia Family Pride was happy to support the 2012 4th Annual LGBTQ Womyn of Color Conference: Flowing Further, which took place at the William Way Center (1315 Spruce St.)  October 12-14. PFP  facilitated a workshop on Saturday, October 13 from 3:15-5:00pm “Creating and Nurturing Your Family,” Presenting were PFP board members Deidre Ashton and Sandra more »

May 2016 Newsletter – “Out and About”

Read the May 2016 Newsletter.

greatwolflodgegroupPFPsignIn this issue:
– Great Wolf Lodge Trip a Huge Success
– What do you think? CHOP Survey for LGBTQ Parents Now Open
– Camping Trip Details Announced (Cabins, too!)
– Upcoming Events
– PFP Board Member Gregory Hedler wins CHOP Award

Many thanks to PFP newsletter sponsor for May, The Philadelphia School.

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