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04/02/2015 04/02/2015

PFP Trip to Sky Zone

Meet up with PFP families and kids 10 and up for a trip to Sky Zone-Levittown, 45 Runway Road. Arrive at 5:30pm to get ready and sign waivers. We have a private dodgeball court and access to the rest of the place (foam pit. sky slam, open jump). The price is $18 per jumper (less more »

Location : SkyZone, Levittown

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

04/26/2015 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

05/06/2015 05/06/2015

Wednesday Meetup at Smith Playground

Meet up with other PFP parents and their babies and toddlers at Smith Playground in Fairmount Park to play in their indoor baby-friendly playhouse on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:00am. Weather permitting, we’ll meet outside on the toddler playground instead. Our next meet up will be Wednesday, May 6th. This event is more »

Location : Smith Playhouse

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 live on Thursday, May 7 at 7pm!

Location : Unknown
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

05/16/2015 05/16/2015

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 16. 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. Meet more »

Location : New Hope, PA

05/16/2015 05/16/2015

Saturday PFP meetup at Smith Playground!

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 toddler playground (weather permitting) at 10am and stay until about noon. This event is free, though we do ask you consider leaving more »

Location : Smith Playhouse

05/30/2015 05/30/2015

“The Jungle Book” at the Arden Theatre

Arden’s The Jungle Book is a brand new play based on the stories of Rudyard Kipling. Meet Bagheera, Shere Kahn, the python Kaa, and Baloo the Bear as Mowgli the man-cub learns to navigate the laws of the jungle. Brought to life by 5 actors, this world premiere production celebrates storytelling and the power of more »

Location : Arden Theatre Company

06/09/2015 06/09/2015

Philly Dyke March’s Community and Craft Night

Join the organizers of the Philly Dyke March and Philly Family Pride families on Tuesday, June 9th from 6-9pm at the William Way Center to craft signs, socialize, and meet your fellow dyke marchers before the march on Saturday! Philly Dyke March will supply snacks and materials to make signs but donations are encouraged!! If more »

Location : William Way Center, 1315 Spruce Street

06/13/2015 06/13/2015

Philly Dyke March

For those interested in participating, the annual Philly Dyke March will take place on Saturday, June 13th. The festivities begin with a rally at Kahn Park (11th and Pine Streets) at 3pm and the march begins at 4pm.  Afterwards, the group will meet back at the park for free water ice. For those concerned about more »

Location : Kahn Park, 11th and Pine Streets

06/14/2015 06/14/2015

Philly Pride Parade & Festival

RIDE THE TROLLEY Join PFP at 11:30am on Sunday, June 14 on Locust Street between Juniper and Broad Streets to ride the PFP trolley in the Philly Pride Parade. The parade steps off at noon and goes from the Gayborhood in Center City to Penn’s Landing, arriving there at about 1:30pm. Families can get out more »

Location : Center City & Penn's Landing

06/20/2015 06/20/2015

“Art of the Brick” Group Trip

Join PFP families as we explore the Franklin Insitute’s “Art of the Brick” exhibit featuring the artwork of sculptor Nathan Sawaya, whose medium is Lego bricks. The exhibit is a mix of reproductions of famous artworks and Sawaya’s own creations and is extensive at over 100 pieces of artwork and includes an 80,000 piece T-rex more »

Location : Franklin Insitute

06/20/2015 06/20/2015

Foster Care Info Session

PFP is hosting an information session on Saturday, June 20th from 3-4:30pm at the William Way Center (1315 Spruce Street) for LGBT parents and prospective parents who are interested in learning more about becoming foster parents and exploring the foster-to-adopt option. We’ll have Quincy Inman from Carson Valley Children’s Aid and LGBT parents who have more »

Location : William Way Center, 1315 Spruce Street

06/27/2015 06/27/2015

PFP Potluck in Ardmore

Join hosts Paula and Jen at their home in Ardmore, PA for an outdoor potluck BBQ on Saturday, June 27 from 11am-2pm. Please RSVP to pme259@verizon.net with the number of adults and number and ages of kids for the exact address. As with all of our events, LGBT prospective parents are also encouraged to attend. Guests more »

Location : Ardmore, PA

07/05/2015 07/05/2015

Family Zone at Annual Reminders Block Party

PFP will be participating in this year’s 50th Anniversary of the Annual Reminders protests on July 5 in the Gayborhood. More details coming soon. Read more about the event and the history we’re celebrating.

Location : Gayborhood

09/28/2015 09/28/2015

“Maybe Baby” Prospective Parent Support Group

Therapy Center of Philadelphia, in partnership with Philadelphia Family Pride, launched a new eight-week information and support group for LGB women and transgender communities considering parenthood. The first session ran March 30th – May 18, weekly on Monday nights. A similar group for cisgender gay and bisexual men is in the works for another location in the more »

Location : 1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

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“Maybe Baby” Prospective Parent Support Group

Therapy Center of Philadelphia, in partnership with Philadelphia Family Pride, launched a new eight-week information and support group for LGB women and transgender communities considering parenthood. The first session ran March 30th – May 18, weekly on Monday nights. A similar group for cisgender gay and bisexual men is in the works for another location in the more »

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. Let us know your ideas and proposals for this year’s conference through this online survey. The deadline to submit is June 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 »

May 2015 Newsletter – “Out and About”

Download the May 2015 Newsletter. (PDF)

rachel_levineIn this issue:
– Family Matters Conference Keynote Announced
– PFP Trip to Great Wolf Lodge and more
– PFP on LesBeReal Radio
– Member Milestones
– Upcoming Events
– From the PFP Blog: Social Media and Our Kids

Many thanks to May newsletter sponsor Jerner & Palmer, PC.

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