Upcoming Events


Dads and Kids Outdoor Movie Night

08/25/2017

Join other PFP Dads, Pops, kids and prospective dads at Hawthorne Park in South Philly for an outdoor movie showing of the new “Beauty and the Beast”.

Showtime is 7:30pm, but host Greg Seaney-Ariano suggests getting there with picnic blanket and picnic dinner at 6:30pm. Greg lives near the park (1231A Clymer Street), so his bathroom will be available for use. Please email Greg to RSVP.

Neighborhood Potlucks

09/16/2017
Philly Family Pride will be holding neighborhood potlucks in and around Philadelphia on the weekend of September 16-17, 2017. This is a great chance to meet your LGBTQ parent, grandparent and prospective parent neighbors and for your kids to meet their kids. Also a good opportunity for LGBTQ prospective parents to meet and ask questions of the parents in the group. LGBTQ grandparents are also welcome to join in!
Choose one of the potlucks below and RSVP with the number of adults and number and ages of kids for the address and more info about parking, etc. These events are free and are open to everyone!
Please bring an entree or appetizer to serve 6 and serving utensils.
Hosts will provide beverages, plates, silverware, etc. and their homes!
E-mail Stephanie Haynes with any questions or to offer your home as a location for this weekend if there’s not one already near you. We’re especially looking for hosts in South Philly, Northwest Philly, Chester County and South Jersey.
West Philadelphia – at the home of Nijah and Janice
Saturday, September 16th, time TBA
Perkasie, Bucks County – at the home of Bryan and John
Saturday, September 16th, 12-3pm
Main Line – at the home of Adam, Stephen and Edie
Sunday, September 17th, 10:00am – 12pm

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!

Grown Ups Night Out @ Gay Bingo!

December 17, 2016

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 affected by HIV/AIDS.

Tickets are $30/person, but are limited, so please don’t wait. All proceeds go to the AIDS Fund. PFP will all sit together at a table. Our table seats are sold out, but you can buy balcony tickets for $25 and sit together.

Here’s the link to buy those balcony seats if you’re interested.

Location: Gershman Y (401 S. Broad)
Intersection of Broad & Pine
Center City, Philadelphia.

Time: Doors open at 6PM and games begin at 7PM.
GayBINGO! has a running time of approximately 2.5 hours.

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 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 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 sandra@phillyfamilypride.org with the number in your group. Please pay in advance to hold your tickets via Paypal (paypal@phillyfamilypride.org) 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 katychatel@gmail.com.

PFP Family Zone at OutFEST

October 9, 2016

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 Side of Spruce. Come by and jump in the bouncy castle, make some crafts and meet other LGBTQ parents.

If you can volunteer some time at our table, please email Stephanie Haynes at stephanie@phillyfamilypride.org.

Winterfest with PFP

January 14, 2017

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 Cross card) and $10/person for skate rental. Skate sizes range from toddler size 8 to men’s 14.

RSVP to stephanie@phillyfamilypride.org or on the Facebook event so we know to look for you.