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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 for the address and directions.

Location : South Philly

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 so more »

Location : Japanese House, Fairmount Park

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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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

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

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

Location : Fairmount neighborhood of Philly

06/09/2018 06/09/2018

Pride Celebration at the Please Touch Museum

Join PFP families at the Please Touch Museum for their first-ever Pride celebration! Meet board members Ruby Augustus and Julie Assis and their families by the torch in the main hall at 9am. Reminder that PTM is only enjoyed by adults who are accompanied by kids. More info: As a part of this event, guests will more »

Location : Please Touch Museum

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 and PFP board member Gina Cline.) The parade steps off at 11:30am and goes from the Gayborhood in Center City to Penn’s Landing, more »

Location : Center City & Penn's Landing

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

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

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 in the Fitler Square/Grad Hospital neighborhood of Philadelphia. RSVP to Gwen for the exact location to

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07/14/2018 07/14/2018

PFP Trans & Genderqueer Parent Meetup

Meet with other trans/genderqueer parents to hang out, nosh, and talk shop at Starr Garden (600 Lombard Street) on Saturday, July 14th from 12-3pm. Take your kids or just hang out with the grown ups. Bring food/goodies if you like because there are several picnic benches. Prospective trans and genderqueer parents welcome. Explore the first more »

Location : Starr Garden, 600 Lombard Street

07/30/2018 07/30/2018

Free Passes to see FAR FROM THE TREE

We have free passes to a viewing of this movie on Monday, July 30th at 7:30pm at Ritz at the Bourse. Email if you’d like two. Thanks! FAR FROM THE TREE follows families meeting extraordinary challenges through love, empathy, and understanding. This life-affirming documentary encourages us to cherish loved ones for all they are, more »

Location : Ritz at the Bourse

08/16/2018 08/16/2018

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 : Penn LGBT Center, 3907 Spruce Street
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09/14/2018 - 09/16/2018 09/14/2018 - 09/16/2018

PFP Camping Trip to Jim Thorpe, PA

The Corraggio family will be camping at Mauch Chunk Lake Park near Jim Thorpe, PA the weekend of September 14-15 (Friday and Saturday nights) and invite other queer families to join them. Make a reservation. They have reserved site #43. Reserve your spots soon because there is a festival that weekend and the sites are more »

Location : Mauch Chunk Lake

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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


SAVE THE DATE! The 9th Annual Family Matters Conference will take place at USciences on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Let us know your proposals and ideas for workshops by July 14th by filling out this online survey. Want to sponsor the conference this year? Go here to fill out a form to sponsor and to more »

Philadelphia Black Pride


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 The block party is from 11am-5pm on the 500 Block of Arch Street in Philadelphia. More.  

June 2018 Newsletter – “Out and About”

Read the June 2018 Newsletter.

In this issue:
– Celebrate Pride Month with PFP!
– Great Fun at Great Wolf Lodge!
– Conference Planning in Full Swing… want to help?
– Member Milestone
– Upcoming Events
– Masterpiece Cakeshop – What it Means for You (Spoiler Alert: Not Much)

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