Upcoming events in November

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10/04/2015 10/04/2015

Fall Hike

Join PFP members on Sunday, October 4th in the beautiful Wissahickon Gorge in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park for a fall hike. Meet up with PFP board vice-chair Sandra Telep at 11:00 am in front of Valley Green Inn. This walk is appropriate for all ages. There is a gravel path for strollers and single track hikes for the more adventurous. If more »

Location : Wissahickon Gorge

10/10/2015 10/10/2015

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 10 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

10/11/2015 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 on the South more »

Location : Spruce and Camac Streets

10/17/2015 10/17/2015

Family Matters Conference

Philadelphia Family Pride sponsored 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. Click here for the full schedule and workshop information. This one more »

Location : Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Main Hospital

10/25/2015 10/25/2015

Paint a Pumpkin with PFP

PFP will be at  Penelope’s Frozen Yogurt and More in Horsham, PA from 3-5 pm on Sunday, October 25 for fall-themed crafts and treats. Meet up with other LGBT-parented families and their kids. Costumes optional!

Location : Penelope's Frozen Yogurt & More, 587 Horsham Rd. Horsham, PA

11/07/2015 11/07/2015

Speaking Out! at the Constitution Center

Join with PFP families and prospective parents at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 11am to visit the museum and the special exhibit “Speaking Out For Equality: The Constitution, Gay Rights and the Supreme Court.” Tickets are a discounted $9.00/ticket for adults 18+, $7.50 for kids 4-17. 3 and under get in more »

Location : National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia

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 44 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 info. more »

Location : Circle in the Square

11/15/2015 11/15/2015

Bike/Stroller Ride in Bala Cynwyd

Meet up with other PFPers for a leisurely bike ride on the Cynwyd Heritage Trail, starting from Bala Cynwyd Park, on Sunday, November 15 at 10am. We’ll cross the newly-opened Manayunk Bridge and then head back to the playground. The bike ride is appropriate for families with kids six and up. For those with smaller more »

Location : Cynwyd Heritage Trail

11/21/2015 11/21/2015

Financial Planning for the LGBTQ Community

Join PFP members and the LGBTQ community at large at a financial planning session at the William Way Center on Saturday, November 21 from 2-4pm. Information will include general financial and tax planning for LGBT families as well as quantifying the economic impact of marriage for LGBTQ community members. The presentation will be made by Rosalind W. more »

Location : William Way LGBT Center, 1315 Spruce Street, Philadelphia

11/29/2015 11/29/2015

See “Matilda” with PFP!

After the popularity of our trip to NYC to see a Broadway show, we’re organizing another group to see “Matilda the Musical” in Philadelphia at the Academy of Music on Sunday, November 29th at 6:30pm. Based on the book by Roald Dahl, and winner of 50 international awards, including the Tony Award®, and one of more »

Location : Academy of Music

12/02/2015 12/02/2015

Wednesday Meetup at Smith Playground

Meet up with other PFP parents and their babies and toddlers at Smith Playhouse in Fairmount Park to play in their very fun multi-room indoor play space. There are blocks, toys, trikes and more. Our next meet up will be Wednesday, December 2nd. This event is appropriate for LGBTQ parents and kids 5 and under. This more »

Location : Smith Playhouse

12/06/2015 12/06/2015

PFP Holiday Party

Celebrate the holidays with PFP on Sunday, December 6th at Penelope’s Frozen Yogurt and More in Horsham, PA from 2-4pm. We’ll have cookie decorating, a hot chocolate bar, 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 : Penelope's Frozen Yogurt

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Winterfest with PFP

Visit Winterfest with PFP at the Blue Cross River Rink Winter Fest on Sunday, Dec. 13th from 3-5pm in the afternoon. Free admission to the Winter Fest area which includes a lodge, kids game room, fire pits and more. For those interested in ice skating, the cost is $3 per person (free with Independence Blue more »

Location : Penn's Landing RiverRink

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

03/14/2016 03/14/2016

“Maybe Baby” Prospective Parent Support Group

Therapy Center of Philadelphia, in partnership with Philadelphia Family Pride, will hold it’s second eight-week information and support group for LGB women and transgender communities considering parenthood this spring. We are currently recruiting members for a new group that will meet Monday nights from March 14-May 2. A similar group for cisgender gay and bisexual men is 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, will hold it’s second eight-week information and support group for LGB women and transgender communities considering parenthood this spring. We are currently recruiting members for a new group that will meet Monday nights from March 14-May 2. A similar group for cisgender gay and bisexual men is more »

Family Matters Conference

Philadelphia Family Pride sponsored 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. Click here for the full schedule and workshop information. This one 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 »

January 2016 Newsletter – “Out and About”

Read the January 2016 Newsletter.

playcafeIn this issue:
– Aquarium Trip this Saturday
– PFP New Year’s Day Brunch
– Member Survey: What do you think?
– Maybe Baby Group for 2016
– Member Milestones
– Upcoming Events
– “Sex is a Funny Word” Book Review

Many thanks to PFP newsletter sponsor for January, Drucker & Scaccetti, tax consulting and financial planning for the LGBT community.

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