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01/01/2016 01/01/2016

2016 New Year’s Day Brunch

Join PFP at our annual New Year’s Day Potluck Brunch on Friday, January 1, 2016 from 11am-2pm at Mishkan Shalom in Philadelphia’s Roxborough neighborhood. The address is 4101 Freeland Ave. There are two free parking lots – one on either side of the building as well as free street parking. This year we’re having a more »

Location : Mishkan Shalom, 4101 Freeland Ave., Philadelphia

01/09/2016 01/09/2016

PFP Infant/Toddler Playgroup at The Play Cafe

On Saturday, January 9, 2016 starting at 10am, PFP member families with their infants and toddlers will be meeting at the Play Cafe in Bryn Mawr to explore their fantastic playspace for kids 0-5. (Older kids welcome, but the space is geared toward the littler ones.) Their play space features: “Baby” Area for pre-walkers and new walkers more »

Location : The Play Cafe, 934 W. Lancaster Ave. Bryn Mawr

01/30/2016 01/30/2016

PFP Aquarium Trip

Join Philly Family Pride families at the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ on Saturday, January 30th at 11am and visit the sharks, rays, penguins and their latest special exhibit – Little Blue Penguins. (We postponed the original date of Jan. 23rd due to the snowstorm.) Meet in the lobby at 11:00am and then for a more »

Location : Adventure Aquarium

02/20/2016 02/20/2016

Roller Skating with PFP

Join PFP families for an afternoon of roller skating at the Frenchtown Roller Rink in Frenchtown, NJ on Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 4:30-6:30pm! A group of parents  has rented out the entire rink, so it’s all ours! Frenchtown is near Lambertville, NJ. Check their web site for directions and address. Cost is $10 per family plus $3/person more »

Location : Frenchtown Roller Rink

02/21/2016 02/21/2016

Infant/Toddler Playgroup at Smith Playhouse

Join PFP parents and their infants and toddlers under 5 years old at the ever-popular Smith Playhouse in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. This event is free, though we do ask you consider leaving a donation for the playhouse on your way in or out. Check their website for directions – http://smithplayground.org/directions/.  

Location : Smith Playhouse

03/19/2016 03/19/2016

PFP Infant/Toddler Group

Join PFP families with infants and toddlers in the morning on Saturday, March 19 at at Baby Wordplay in Philadelphia. Details are being finalized now and more information coming very soon. RSVP to Anna-Sara Fire at aannasara@hotmail.com.

Location : Baby Wordplay, Philadelphia

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

05/21/2016 05/21/2016

New Hope Pride Parade

Join PFP as we march again this year in the New Hope Pride Parade as part of the annual New Hope Celebrates on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The parade steps off at 11:30am. This year the parade will begin across the bridge in Lambertville, NJ, but participants are strongly encouraged to park in New Hope. more »

Location : Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA

06/05/2016 06/05/2016

New and Expectant LGBTQ Parents Potluck

Meet up with other LGBTQ parents who are expecting (either pregnant or waiting for adoption placement) and those with newborns at Valley Forge National Park on Sunday, June 5 at 11am for potluck picnic. We’ll find a shady spot to spread out our blankets. Rain location is the home of Laura and Jen in nearby Phoenixville, more »

Location : Valley Forge National Park

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

06/12/2016 06/12/2016

Philly Pride Parade & Festival

RIDE THE TROLLEY Join PFP at 11:00am on Sunday, June 12, 2016 on Locust Street between Broad and 12th Streets to ride the PFP trolley in the Philly Pride Parade. (Look for our trolley and the PFP banner.) The parade steps off at 11:30am and goes from the Gayborhood in Center City to Penn’s Landing, 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

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 that can be reserved directly through us, more »

Location : Wharton State Forest

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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 (pictured) on Saturday, October 29, 2016. Please save the date. If you are interested in being a part of this year’s planning committee, please email PFP Director Stephanie Haynes at stephanie@phillyfamilypride.org. **************************** 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 »

April 2016 Newsletter – “Out and About”

Read the April 2016 Newsletter.

20160417_123645(0)In this issue:
– University of the Sciences to Host 2016 Conference
– 2016 PFP Camping Trip Plans Announced
– Busy month for PFP events!
– Upcoming Events
– PFP Board Votes to Support Universal Pre-K, Soda Tax

Many thanks to PFP newsletter sponsor for April, Fairfax Cryobank.

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