Upcoming events in November

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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

PFP Grown-ups Game Night

Get together with other LGBTQ parents and prospective parents at the home of Katy Chatel in Mt. Airy on Saturday, Oct. 22nd from 6-8pm for snacks and board games. The intent of this gathering is for it to be a chance for adults to chat with each other without kids, so get a babysitter if more »

Location : Mt. Airy

10/29/2016 10/29/2016

Family Matters Conference

SAVE THE DATE! We loved University of the Sciences so much that we are going to hold our 8th Family Matters Conference there on Saturday, October 7, 2017. **** The 7th Annual PFP Family Matters Conference took place at the University of the Sciences in the McNeil Science and Technology Center on Saturday, October 29, more »

Location : University of the Sciences, West Philadelphia

11/12/2016 11/12/2016

PFP Potluck in Ardmore

Join hosts Paula and Jen at their home in Ardmore, PA for a pre-Thanksgiving potluck lunch on Saturday, Nov. 12th from 12pm – 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, LGBTQ prospective parents are also encouraged to attend. Guests more »

Location : Ardmore, PA

12/03/2016 12/03/2016

Indoor Rock Climbing with PFP

Join PFP parents and kids 35lbs and up at Philly Rock Gym in Wyncote at 827 Glenside Ave. from 11am-1pm on Saturday, December 3. Those participating will need to be prepared to sign a waiver. The cost for the first 10 people to sign up is a heavily discounted $10/person. (THESE TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT.) more »

Location : Philly Rock Gym, Wyncote

12/11/2016 12/11/2016

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 Julie, Leah and Juniper on Sunday, December 11 starting at 1pm. Their home is in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia. They will have sandwiches, so please bring a side more »

Location : Fairmount Neighborhood, Philadelphia

12/17/2016 12/17/2016

Grown Ups Night Out @ Gay Bingo!

Join other PFP parents and prospective parents for a grown ups night out at GayBingo! on Saturday, December 17. The theme for December is Jingle Bell Rock. “It’s the right time to rock the night away!” Be a doll and help Santa fill his sleigh. Bring a new, unwrapped toy for a child infected with or more »

Location : Gershman Y, Philadelphia

01/02/2017 01/02/2017

Jan. 2nd, 2017 Brunch

Join PFP to celebrate the New Year, this time on MONDAY, JANUARY 2ND (the observed holiday) from 11am-2pm at Congregation 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 more »

Location : Mishkan Shalom, 4101 Freeland Ave., Philadelphia

01/14/2017 01/14/2017

Winterfest with PFP

Visit Winterfest with PFP at the Blue Cross River Rink Winter Fest on Saturday, January 14th 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

01/21/2017 01/21/2017

“A Year with Frog and Toad” at the Arden Theatre

Arden Theatre’s A Year with Frog and Toad is back! In a revival of one of the Arden’s most treasured children’s theatre productions, an unlikely friendship between the cheerful Frog and the rather grumpy Toad blossoms and grows as they travel through four fun-filled seasons learning life lessons along the way. Barrymore Award winners Jeff Coon and more »

Location : Arden Theatre Company

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“Maybe Baby” Prospective Parent Classes

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Therapy Center of Philadelphia and Hornstein, Platt and Associates, in partnership with Philadelphia Family Pride, hold two eight-week “Maybe Baby” classes for LGBTQ communities considering parenthood a few times a year. 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 more »

Family Matters Conference


SAVE THE DATE! We loved University of the Sciences so much that we are going to hold our 8th Family Matters Conference there on Saturday, October 7, 2017. **** The 7th Annual PFP Family Matters Conference took place at the University of the Sciences in the McNeil Science and Technology Center on Saturday, October 29, 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 »

December 2016 Newsletter – “Out and About”

Read the December 2016 Newsletter.

In this issue:
– Join us January 2nd!
– Creating Change Conference Jan. 18-22nd
– Participants Needed for Research Regarding African-American Lesbian Families’ Lives
– Upcoming Events
– Where to shop this year?

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