Upcoming Events


Grown Ups Night Out @ Gay Bingo!

12/16/2017

Join other PFP parents and prospective parents for a grown ups night out at GayBingo! on Saturday, December 16.

The theme for December is “I’m dreaming of a White Christmas” … and helping Santa fill his sleigh! Bring a new, unwrapped toy for a child infected with or affected by HIV!

FLOOR SEATS ARE SOLD OUT. If you still really, really want to sit at the PFP table, email Stephanie by Friday, 12/1 with the number of seats and she’ll try to get you squeezed in. Otherwise you can follow the “buy tickets” link and get seats a little cheaper in the balcony. All proceeds go to the AIDS Fund.

Buy your tickets here. 

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.

New Year’s Eve Eve Breakfast

12/30/2017

Join PFP to celebrate the New Year, this time on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30 from 10am-1pm at the William Way LGBT Center.

The address is 1315 Spruce Street in Center City Philadelphia.  There is a lots of metered street parking in the area as well as surface parking lot across the street and a big garage a block away at Locust and Juniper Streets. More info soon on parking discounts/support.

More info soon on THEME, ENTERTAINMENT and SERVICE PROJECT.

This year’s event will be a CATERED breakfast by Chef Ariq (founder of Black Boyz Can Cook).

COST for the event is a sliding scale from $5-$15/adult to help us cover the cost of food.

As always, this is a great time to renew your MEMBERSHIP with PFP for 2018. You can renew or join ahead of time or at the event itself.

We will also hold a SILENT AUCTION to raise money for PFP for 2018 during the event, including day hopper passes to Disney World!  (If you have something you’d like to donate to the auction, please contact Board Chair Kelly Durand.)

Finally we’ll hold ELECTIONS to vote in our board members for 2018.

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 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.

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.