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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

06/05/2016 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

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

07/19/2016 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

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

LGBTQ Pride Night at the Phillies

Join PFP families for the first-ever official LGBTQ Pride Night at Citizens Bank Park as the Phillies take on the Nationals on August 29 at 7:05pm. To order seats for $16/each see below. The PFP group is buying seats together in Pavilion Deck 309, Rows 3-12, so look in that area for tickets if you’d like more »

Location : Citizens Bank Park

09/11/2016 09/11/2016

Single Parents Meetup

Single LGBTQ parents and prospective parents! Meet up on Sunday, September 11th at 10am at the CW Henry School playground in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia. The address is 601 Carpenter Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19119. Those who are interested are invited to go from the playground to the Mt. Airy Village Fair that starts more »

Location : CW Henry School Playground, Mt. Airy

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 starting at 10am. We’ll also have a list of recommended books for kids with LGBTQ parents to hand out.

Location : Big Blue Marble Bookstore

09/18/2016 09/18/2016

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 Edith, Emily and Baby Evelyn in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia on Sunday, September 18th from 11am-3pm. They will make an egg dish and have bagels on hand.  more »

Location : Fairmount

09/18/2016 09/18/2016

PFP Fundraiser at “Parks on Tap” Beer Garden

Join Philly Family Pride at a special kid-friendly happy hour from 3-5pm on Sunday, September 18 at Mount Pleasant Mansion in Fairmount Park as part of the Parks on Tap traveling beer garden this summer. (This is rescheduled from our rained out event in July.) State Rep. Brian Sims will be joining us for the first half of more »

Location : Fairmount Park, Philadelphia

10/01/2016 10/01/2016

PFP Trip to Linvilla

Meet up with other LGBTQ-led families, prospective parents and allies at Linvilla Orchards for apple picking, visit to Pumpkin Land and a hayride to the Witches House. Meet PFP board member Sandy Gilardi in front of the entrance to Pumpkin Land at 4:00pm. The group will then go apple picking and visit Pumpkin Land before more »

Location : Linvilla Orchards

10/09/2016 10/09/2016

PFP Family Zone at OutFEST

Join PFP as we host another Family Zone at this year’s OutFEST – the world’s largest National Coming Out Day event. This year the Gayborhood block party will take place on Sunday, October 9 from 12pm-6pm. The Family Zone runs until about 5pm and is at the intersection of Spruce and Camac Streets on the South more »

Location : Spruce and Camac Streets

10/15/2016 10/15/2016

PFP Trip to Diggerland USA

Join Philly Family Pride’s LGBTQ parents and prospective parents as we visit again this year the construction themed adventure park DIGGERLAND in West Berlin, New Jersey on Saturday, October 15 at 11am. Cost for PFP members is a steeply discounted $10/person or (still discounted!) $20/person for non-members. Everyone over 36″ is required to purchase an admission ticket. more »

Location : Diggerland USA West Berlin, NJ

10/22/2016 10/22/2016

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 Skyler and Amber Simmons in Glenside, PA on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 11am-2 pm. They will make an egg dish and cinnamon rolls.  Attendees can bring their own beverage and/or more »

Location : Glenside, PA

10/29/2016 10/29/2016

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. REGISTER NOW We are very excited that our keynote speaker this year will be the out poet, artist, writer, activist and performer Staceyann Chin, pictured here with her more »

Location : University of the Sciences, West Philadelphia

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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. REGISTER NOW We are very excited that our keynote speaker this year will be the out poet, artist, writer, activist and performer Staceyann Chin, pictured here with her 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 »

August 2016 Newsletter – “Out and About”

Read the August 2016 Newsletter.

IMG_6538In this issue:
– 2016 Conference Registration Now Open!
– Fun PFP Events in August
– Member Milestones
– Upcoming Events
– PFP Families Summer 2016 Photo Collage

Many thanks to PFP newsletter sponsor for August, Abington Reproductive Medicine.

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