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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, March 24th from 12pm-2pm.

Bring your partners, your kids (if they’re around) a picnic, blankets, chairs and any sports equipment. Meet in the grassy area next to the tot lot playground in the southern half of the park near the “bowl.”

The nearest street intersection is S. 43rd Street and Chester Ave. There is usually plenty of street parking. The closest bathroom is the Green Line Cafe at 43rd and Baltimore.

RSVP to PFP Board Member Chloe Harris at or just show up!

Central Jersey LGBTQ Parent Group Meetup


On Saturday, April 21st join LGBTQ parents and their infants and toddlers 5 years old and under at Marquand Park in Princeton, NJ.

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 sandbox and a play structure.

This event is free with free parking. If it rains, we will relocated to Ana & Gina’s home. To RSVP and get the exact home address, please email Ana at

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.

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 he knows to look for you. Also, please buy your tickets ahead of time – they are $10 through March 31st, $12 through April 14th and $15 at the door. Kids under 12 are free.

You can also share and RSVP through our Facebook event.

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 popular events of the year and is for PFP members only. If you are interested, act fast, as our 10 rooms at this rate will go quickly. E-mail trip leader Greg Yorgey-Girdy at and he’ll get you the coupon code and reservation number.

The deadline to reserve at room at this rate is Wednesday, May 2nd at midnight.

If you are not a dues-paying member for 2018 yet, you can join or renew on our web site.



Single Parents Meetup

September 11, 2016

Single LGBTQ parents and prospective parents! Meet up on Sunday, September 11th at 10am at the CW Henry School playground in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia. The address is 601 Carpenter Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19119.

Those who are interested are invited to go from the playground to the Mt. Airy Village Fair that starts at 11am.

RSVP to PFP member Katy Chatel so she knows to look for you. Thanks!

PFP Potluck in Ardmore

November 12, 2016

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 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 are asked to bring a side dish or dessert and have the recipe ready to exchange for those looking for fresh ideas for Thanksgiving.

Indoor Rock Climbing with PFP

December 3, 2016

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.) The remaining tickets are a still discounted $20/person.

Buy your tickets now on our Ticketleap page and email PFP Chair Kelly Durand with any questions.

PFP Trip to Diggerland USA

October 15, 2016

Diggerland-BackhoeAdventureJoin 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. Non-participating guests over 65 years of age get in free.

RSVP to Sandra Telep at with the number in your group. Please pay in advance to hold your tickets via Paypal ( or by mailing a check to PO Box 31848, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Pament must be received by October 14 at noon.

Diggerland USA is appropriate for children who are at least 36 inches tall. Children under this height are free to enter the park, however they will be limited to the attractions they may participate in. Certain rides do have height restrictions, which you can find on the ride restrictions page, however there are special attractions in the park for even the youngest of children, like the Dig-A-Round and Kid Zone. SNEAKERS ARE REQUIRED TO RIDE ATTRACTIONS.

Diggerland is located directly behind Sahara Sam’s Oasis off Cooper Road!

100 Pinedge Drive
West Berlin, NJ 08091

From the NJ Turnpike: Take Exit 4
From I-295: Take Exit 36A

Diggerland USA is approximately 30 minutes from Philadelphia.

More FAQ on their web site.

PFP Grown-ups Game Night

October 22, 2016

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 you can. If not, kids are welcome to tag along.

RSVP for the address to Katy Chatel at