Upcoming events in November

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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 11:00am on Sunday, June 14 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, arriving 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

06/27/2015 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

08/15/2015 08/15/2015

Foster Care Info Session

PFP is hosting an information session on Saturday, August 15th from 10am-12pm at the Glenside United Church of Christ (2160 Wharton Rd., Glenside) 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 more »

Location : Glenside UCC, 2160 Wharton Rd.

08/15/2015 08/15/2015

PFP Trip to Ocean City, NJ

Meet up other PFP families in Ocean City, NJ on Saturday, August 15th at 11am at the Music Pier (825 Boardwalk) for a day of fun in the sun. Whether you’re already down the shore, coming down for the day or staying over, we’d love to meet up, play some arcade games, splash in the more »

Location : Ocean City, NJ

08/22/2015 08/22/2015

Summer Potluck Picnic

Philly Family Pride’s annual summer picnic will be held from 11am – 2pm on Saturday,August 22 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 (not more!) more »

Location : Freedom Playground, Havertown, PA

08/28/2015 - 08/30/2015 08/28/2015 - 08/30/2015

Camping With Pride 2015

Join PFP at our annual camping trip, this year at Wharton State Forest in Hammonton, NJ the weekend of August 28-30. Wharton State Forest is the largest single tract of land within the New Jersey State Park System. It is also the site of Batsto Village, a former bog iron and glassmaking industrial center from more »

Location : Wharton State Forest

09/02/2015 09/02/2015

Wednesday Meetup at Smith Playground

Meet up with other PFP parents and their babies and toddlers at Smith Playground in Fairmount Park to play on their new baby and toddler playground on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:00am. If it’s raining, we’ll meet inside the playhouse instead. Our next meet up will be Wednesday, Sept. 2nd. This event is appropriate more »

Location : Smith Playhouse

09/13/2015 09/13/2015

South Jersey Pride

Join PFP at Cooper River Park in Pensauken, NJ for the South Jersey LGBTQA Pride Festival from noon to 6pm. To volunteer to work the PFP table at the event, contact PFP Director Stephanie Haynes at stephanie@phillyfamilypride.org. Find out more at www.snjgaypride.org.

Location : Cooper River Park

09/19/2015 09/19/2015

Saturday PFP meetup at Smith Playground!

In addition to meeting up at Smith Playhouse the first Wednesday of the month, we meet on the 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 a donation more »

Location : Smith Playhouse

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 this year. The second session will run weekly from September 28 – November 16. A similar group for cisgender gay and bisexual men is in the works for another location. Maybe Baby more »

Location : 1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

10/11/2015 10/11/2015

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 11 from 12pm-6pm. The Family Zone runs until about 5pm and is at the intersection of Spruce and Camac Streets. Come by and more »

Location : Spruce and Camac Streets

10/17/2015 10/17/2015

Family Matters Conference

Philadelphia Family Pride will sponsor our 6th Annual Family Matters Conference for LGBTQ parents and prospective parents on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the main campus of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia at 34th and Civic Center Blvd. in Philadelphia. Register now! This one day event is a great more »

Location : Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Main Hospital

11/14/2015 11/14/2015

PFP Trip to see FUN HOME on Broadway!

Join PFP for a special trip to New York to see FUN HOME, the winner of 5 Tony Awards this year, including Best Musical. We have 50 tickets for the performance on Saturday, November 14 at 2pm at the Circle in the Square Theatre, located at 235 W. 50th Street (50th and Broadway).  See below for ticket more »

Location : Circle in the Square

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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 this year. The second session will run weekly from September 28 – November 16. A similar group for cisgender gay and bisexual men is in the works for another location. Maybe Baby more »

Family Matters Conference

Philadelphia Family Pride will sponsor our 6th Annual Family Matters Conference for LGBTQ parents and prospective parents on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the main campus of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia at 34th and Civic Center Blvd. in Philadelphia. Register now! This one day event is a great 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 »

July 2015 Newsletter – “Out and About”

Download the July 2015 Newsletter. (PDF)

In this issue:
– PFP Summer Picnic August 22 in Haverford
– PFP Families meet up at Smith Playground
– See Fun Home in November with PFP
– Member Milestone
– Upcoming Events
– For Beth Malone, “Butch is a Beautiful Thing” – What This Fun Home Star Learned Playing Lesbian

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