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12/07/2014 12/07/2014

PFP Holiday Party

Celebrate the holidays with PFP on Sunday, December 7th at Penelope’s Frozen Yogurt and More in Horsham, PA from 2-4pm. We’ll have games, crafts and Legos for the kids and free froyo for all PFP members! Penelope’s is located at 587 Horsham Road in Horsham, PA.

Location : Unknown

12/13/2014 12/13/2014

“Starry Night” Holiday Band Concert

Join PFP famlies at the Philadelphia Freedom Band’s free “Starry, Starry Night” concert on Saturday, December 13 from 7pm-8:30pm at the Arch Street United Methodist Church, 55 N. Broad Street. According to the Freedom Band director, Chris Johansen, all of the songs have the word “star” in them!  It will be light and fun music with more »

Location : Arch Street United Methodist Church, 55 N. Broad Street

12/18/2014 12/18/2014

PFP Playgroup Brunch

Meet up with other PFP parents and their infants/toddlers at PFP members Amy & Valerie’s house in North Wales, PA from 10am-Noon. Light brunch items provided. We’ll also have a cookie exchange if people are interested! RSVP to Amy at amy_hanson@comcast.net to RSVP and for the address.

Location : Amy & Valerie's house

01/01/2015 01/01/2015

2015 New Year’s Day Brunch

Join PFP families on New Year’s Day from 11am-2pm at Mishkan Shalom (4101 Freeland Ave.) in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia. Prospective parents are also encouraged to attend. This is a vegetarian potluck. Please bring an appetizer or entree to share. Last year we had a lot of fun with our “pasta dish” contest. This year, enter the contest more »

Location : Mishkan Shalom, 4101 Freeland Ave., Philadelphia

01/24/2015 01/24/2015

PFP Aquarium Trip

Join Philly Family Pride families at the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ on Saturday, January 24th at 11am and visit the sharks, rays, penguins and their latest special exhibit – Dinosaurs of the Deep. Meet in the lobby at 11:00am and then for a group lunch at 12:30pm in the cafe. Feel free to bring more »

Location : Adventure Aquarium

02/15/2015 02/15/2015

PFP Trip to the Crayola Factory

Join PFP on a trip to the Crayola Factory Experience located at 30 Centre Square, Easton, PA on Sunday, February 15. PFP famlies will meet up at 11:30am at the front entry area. The Crayola Experience features 25 one-of-a-kind attractions. Come explore four floors of family fun and see how colors, chemistry, and technology can create an exciting more »

Location : Crayola Factory, Easton, PA

03/04/2015 03/04/2015

Wednesday Meetup at Smith Playhouse

Meet up with other PFP parents and their babies and toddlers at Smith Playhouse in Fairmount Park to play in their indoor baby-friendly playhouse on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:00am. Our next meet up will be Wednesday, March 4th. This event is appropriate for LGBT parents and kids 5 and under. If you more »

Location : Smith Playhouse

03/06/2015 03/06/2015

PFP goes to the Philadelphia Flower Show!

Meet up with other PFP families and explore the Philadelphia Flower Show on Friday, March 6 from 5-7pm. This year’s theme is “Celebrate the Movies” with exhibits inspired by Disney and Disney Pixar films. The Philadelphia Flower show is the nation’s largest and longest-running flower show and a favorite of adults and kids alike. The more »

Location : Pennsylvania Convention Center

03/07/2015 - 03/08/2015 03/07/2015 - 03/08/2015

Neighborhood Potlucks

We’ll be holding neighborhood potlucks in and around Philadelphia on the weekend of March 7-8, 2015. This is a great chance to meet your LGBT parent neighbors and for your kids to meet their kids. Also a good opportunity for LGBT prospective parents to meet and ask questions of the parents in the group. Choose more »

Location : Various

03/21/2015 03/21/2015

Saturday PFP meetup at Smith Playhouse!

In addition to meeting up at Smith Playhouse the first Wednesday of the month, we’re starting up a third Saturday meetup for LGBTQ parents of babies and toddlers under 5. We’ll meet on the first floor at 10am and stay until about noon. This event is free, though we do ask you consider leaving a more »

Location : Smith Playhouse

03/30/2015 03/30/2015

“Maybe Baby” Prospective Parent Support Group

Therapy Center of Philadelphia, in partnership with Philadelphia Family Pride, is launching a new eight-week information and support group for LGB women and transgender communities considering parenthood. It starts March 30th and will run weekly on Monday nights through May 18. A similar group for cisgender gay and bisexual men is in the works for another more »

Location : 1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

04/08/2015 04/08/2015

Parents Night Out to see David Sedaris

Come see David Sedaris at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside, PA with PFP! We know it’s a Wednesday night, but that only makes it that much more special. Who gets a date night on a Wednesday? Clear your schedule; he’s only here for one night, it’s sure to sell out (nearly so already) and we more »

Location : Keswick Theater

04/12/2015 04/12/2015

Dads and Pops PFP Potluck

Join PFP for a “Dads and Pops” Potluck on Sunday, April 12 starting at 1pm at the home of Bryan and John in Perkasie, PA. Bring an appetizer or entree that feeds 6-8 to share. Prospective parents are also invited and encouraged to attend! RSVP for the exact address with the number of adults and more »

Location : Perkasie, PA

04/19/2015 04/19/2015

PFP Trip to Sky Zone

We’re organizing a trip to a local Sky Zone trampoline park for big kids for Sunday, April 19. Details to be announced!

Location : SkyZone, Location TBA

04/26/2015 04/26/2015

PFP Pickup Softball Game

Join other PFP families on Sunday, April 26th from 10;30am-12:30pm for a low-key pickup softball game in Elkins Park. Bring your own glove. We’ll provide the rest of the equipment. RSVP to Kelly Durand at kelly@phillyfamilypride.org with the number and ages of players, and we’ll give the details on where to find the field.  

Location : Elkins Park, PA
Wissahickon Hike

05/02/2015 05/02/2015

PFP Spring Hike

Join PFP families in the beautiful Wissahickon Gorge for a scenic, springtime hike. There is a wide, flat trail appropriate for strollers and little ones. The older and more adventurous kids will tackle some of the more challenging trails. The Wissahickon crew will meet up in front of Valley Green Inn at 10:00am. RSVP to more »

Location : Valley Green Inn, Wissahickon Gorge

05/07/2015 05/07/2015

PFP on Lesbe Real Radio

PFP Executive Director Stephanie Haynes will be interviewed on LesBe Real Radio on the subject of LGBT-parented families!

Great Wolf Lodge

05/09/2015 - 05/10/2015 05/09/2015 - 05/10/2015

Great Wolf Lodge

Join Philly Family Pride again this year at the Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos on Saturday and Sunday May 9-10 at a steeply discounted rate of $240/night. This event is for PFP members only. If you are interested, act fast, as our 10 rooms at this rate will go quickly. E-mail trip leader Andreah Sanders at andreah@phillyfamilypride.org and more »

Location : Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark - Poconos

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Family Matters Conference

Philadelphia Family Pride is excited to announce that the 2015 Family Matters Conference will take place on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) at the main hospital’s Stokes Auditorium.  If you’d like to be on the planning committee for the event, please e-mail Stephanie Haynes at stephanie@phillyfamilypride.org. Philadelphia Family Pride more »

Equality Forum

Philadelphia Family Pride will present one collaborative program for LGBT parents and prospective parents as part of the 2014 Equality Forum. It will take place at the University of the Arts’ Terra Hall Classroom building in Center City Philadelphia on May 3rd from 2:30-3:45pm in Room 831. Terra Hall is located at 211 S. Broad Street. “Adoption more »

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 »

February 2015 Newsletter – “Out and About”

Download the February 2015 Newsletter. (PDF)

gregUTIn this issue:

– New “Maybe Baby” Support Group Launched
– PFP at Crayola Experience!
– PFP Conference Planning Committee Needs You!
– Member Milestones
– Upcoming Events
– New Board Member Profile: Greg Girdy

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