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02/10/2018 02/10/2018

Let’s Go Swimming!

Join PFP for a day of indoor swimming on Saturday, February 10 from 2:00pm until they close at 5:30pm at the Greater Plymouth Community Center located at 2910 Jolly Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462. The cost is free for PFP members, $10 for non PFP member per swimmer. (Non-swimmers can attend for free.) Greater Plymouth Community Center has more »

Location : Plymouth Meeting Community Center
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02/17/2018 02/17/2018

Winterfest with PFP

Visit Winterfest with PFP at the Blue Cross River Rink Winter Fest on Saturday, February 17th from 3-4:30pm 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
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02/25/2018 02/25/2018

Visit Legoland with PFP

Join PFP families at the Legoland Discovery Center in Plymouth Meeting, PA on Sunday, February 25th at 1pm. This location features an interactive Lego themed ride, Lego 4D cinema and 10 Lego-themed play areas. It’s a great place to spend a winter afternoon. Buy tickets in advance and search for online promo codes to save more »

Location : Legoland Discovery Center - Plymouth Meeting

02/25/2018 02/25/2018

PFP MontCo Family Potluck Brunch

Meet up with other LGBTQ families in the North Wales, Montgomery County area at the home of PFP members Amy Hanson and Valerie Moyer (and their kids ages 7 & 3) for a potluck brunch this Sunday February 25th from 10am – 1pm. Please bring a side dish to share. We will provide the main more »

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02/28/2018 02/28/2018

“Maybe Baby” Prospective Parent Classes

The “Maybe Baby & Beyond: Exploring Paths to Parenthood” groups are starting back up this year! This 8-week experience will provide information from legal, financial, fertility, surrogacy, adoption and medical experts, as well as emotional, social and community support around becoming a parent. Speakers will include professionals and current LGBTQ parents. Participants will finish the eight weeks with more »

Location : 1315 Walnut Street
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04/08/2018 04/08/2018

New and Expectant Parent Group Potluck

Meet up with other LGBTQ new and expectant parents (either pregnant or waiting for adoption placement) and those with newborns, babies and toddlers at the home of Jen and Laura for a potluck brunch on April 8th from 10am-Noon. RSVP to  laura.jennings28@gmail.com for the address and directions.

Location : South Philly
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04/15/2018 04/15/2018

Sakura Sunday with PFP

Meet up with PFP parents Adam and Stephen for Sakura Sunday in Fairmount Park. The event is an all-day celebration of traditional and contemporary Japan with live music, dance, and martial arts performances, fashion shows, arts and crafts, karaoke, and much more. Let Adam know you are planning on coming by emailing him at adam@phillyfamilypride.org so more »

Location : Japanese House, Fairmount Park
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04/22/2018 04/22/2018

Central Jersey LGBTQ Parent Group Meetup

On Sunday, April 22nd join LGBTQ parents and their infants and toddlers 5 years old and under at Marquand Park in Princeton, NJ from 3-5pm. Marquand Park is a 17-acre (69,000 m2) arboretum and recreational area located in Princeton, New Jersey. It contains walking paths, a baseball field, and attractions for children such as a more »

Location : Marquand Park, Princeton, NJ
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04/26/2018 04/26/2018

LGBTQ Foster Parent Recruitment Event

LGBTQ youth in Philadelphia are in need of LGBTQ foster parents… that could be you! If you want to find out more, please come and meet foster agency representatives, get your questions answered and hear from foster parents and youth. This is an information session only and doesn’t commit you to anything other than finding more »

Location : William Way Center, 1315 Spruce Street
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05/26/2018 05/26/2018

Trans and Genderqueer Parent Meetup

Attention all trans and genderqueer parents, prospective parents, expectant parents and grandparents! Philly Family Pride is hosting a meetup for you! Whether single or partnered, come hang with other parents at Clark Park in West Philly on Saturday, May 26th from 12pm-3pm. Bring your partners, your kids (if they’re around) a picnic, blankets, chairs and more »

Location : Clark Park
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06/02/2018 - 06/03/2018 06/02/2018 - 06/03/2018

Great Wolf Lodge

Join Philly Family Pride again this year at the Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos on Saturday and Sunday June 2-3, 2018 at a discounted rate of $229/room. (Maximum occupancy is six people, a $29.99 per room resort fee and 9% tax will be added to the rate.) Our annual trip to Great Wolf Lodge is one of our most more »

Location : Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark - Poconos
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06/03/2018 06/03/2018

New & Expectant Parent Group Potluck

Meet up with new LGBTQ parents with newborns, babies, and toddlers and parents who are expecting (either pregnant or waiting for adoption placement) for a potluck hosted by Edith and Emily in the Fairmount section of Philadlephia from 10am-12pm. RSVP to Julie for the exact address at edithclee@gmail.com.

Location : Fairmount neighborhood of Philly
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06/10/2018 06/10/2018

Philly Pride Parade & Festival

MARCH IN THE PARADE Join PFP at 10:30am on Sunday, June 10, 2018 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
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06/16/2018 06/16/2018

LGBTQ Interracial Couples Brunch

Do you want to get together with other families similar to yours? Do you want to talk about the challenges and joys of raising children that may not be a part of either parent’s racial upbringing? When you’re out in public, do people assume one of you is the nanny? Does one (or both) of more »

Location : West Philly
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06/23/2018 06/23/2018

Philly Family Pride Picnic & Arts Festival

In celebration of Philadelphia’s 30th Anniversary of Pride, the Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs, Philadelphia Family Pride, and the Mt. Airy Art Garage are partnering on the Philly Family Pride Picnic & Arts Festival. The event will be held at Lovett Library Park (6945 Germantown Avenue) on Sat. June 23 with a rain date of more »

Location : Lovett Park
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07/08/2018 07/08/2018

New & Expectant Parent Group Potluck

Meet up with new LGBTQ parents with newborns, babies, and toddlers and parents who are expecting (either pregnant or waiting for adoption placement) for a potluck hosted by Gwen on July 8th from 10am-12pm. RSVP to Gwen for the exact location to gbeetham@gmail.com.

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School Fair for LGBTQ+ Communities

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Philadelphia Family Pride was proud to present a School Fair for LGBTQ+ Communities (and Allies!) on Saturday, April 29th from 12-2pm at the William Way LGBT Center at 1315 Spruce Street in Center City Philadelphia. This event featured representatives from public and private schools that cover all ages and grades as well as information on homeschooling, plus a more »

“Maybe Baby” Prospective Parent Classes

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The “Maybe Baby & Beyond: Exploring Paths to Parenthood” groups are starting back up this year! This 8-week experience will provide information from legal, financial, fertility, surrogacy, adoption and medical experts, as well as emotional, social and community support around becoming a parent. Speakers will include professionals and current LGBTQ parents. Participants will finish the eight weeks with more »

Family Matters Conference

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SAVE THE DATE! The 9th Annual Family Matters Conference will take place at USciences on Saturday, October 6, 2018.   The 8th Annual PFP Family Matters Conference took place at the University of the Sciences in the McNeil Science and Technology Center on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 9am-3pm. Here’s a map of the location. more »

Philadelphia Black Pride

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Philadelphia Family Pride is happy to again support Philadelphia Black Pride, this year. To volunteer an hour or two at the PFP opening event Block Party on Sunday, April 23rd, please email PFP Director Stephanie Haynes at stephanie@phillyfamilypride.org. The block party is from 11am-5pm on the 500 Block of Arch Street in Philadelphia. More.  

March 2018 Newsletter – “Out and About”

Read the March 2018 Newsletter.

In this issue:
– Great Wolf Lodge Trip Set for June
– Late Winter/Early Spring Happenings
– “Maybe Baby” Classes for GBQT Men Starting in May
– Member Milestone
– Upcoming Events
– Voter Info for PA and NJ

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