East Coast Events


PRIDE IN STEAM HACK-A-THON

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 11 am - 1 pm
Location: Microsoft Store in the Natick Mall, Natick, MA

Join friends at the Microsoft Store in celebrating PRIDE this month. They'll be hearing inspiring stories from LGBTQ+ STEAM professionals during a panel discussion, followed by a fun hands-on activity that will have students working through a 3D design challenge. All families are invited

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ADOPTION FROM FOSTER CARE INFO SESSION

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 12:15 - 1:45 pm
Location: Forbes Library, 20 West Street, Northampton, MA

Interested in adopting? This informational event is open to anyone considering adoption from foster care. Come hear about the adoption experience from adoptive parents and adoption professional, Diane Tomaz, Director of Family Support Services at the Massachusetts Adoption Resource Exchange. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Diane Tomaz with any questions at dianet@mareinc.org.


FAMILY EQUALITY AT PORTSMOUTH PRIDE

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 2:00 - 6:00 pm
Location: Strawbery Banke, 14 Hancock St, Portsmouth, NH

For the second year, Family Equality Council will have a table at the Portsmouth, NH Pride Festival marketplace. Stop by for information on LGBTQ family advocacy, events, and resources. Get excited for the June 25th family pride picnic down the road in New Castle, NH and our first ever golf tournament happening nearby in September. Families can also get a 2017 t-shirt and enjoy activities like temporary tattoos. 

 


ALL-AGES PRIDE PARTY with Everyone is Gay

Date: Saturday, June 24,2017
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126, Crosby Street, New York, NY

Our friends at Everyone is Gay are hosting a pride party for all ages! Expect great music, slam poetry, and special guests.This event is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome.

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FAMILY EQUALITY PARENTS OF NEW ENGLAND PRIDE PICNIC

Date: Sunday, June 25, 2017
Time: 9 am - 3 pm (park opens at 9 am)
Location: Great Island Common, 301 Wentworth Rd, New Castle, NH

Come join us for a day of community, celebration, and fun! LGBTQ families will gather on the grass area near the big playground in the park. Bring chairs, blankets, and a picnic lunch (beach gear option as well). There will be games and activities for the whole family. Don't miss this annual family pride day. 

For more information, join the Family Equality Parents of New England Facebook Group and RSVP to the event. 


FAMILY WEEK

Dates: July 29, 2017 - August 5, 2017
Location: Provincetown, Massachusetts

Family Week is the largest global gathering of the LGBTQ-headed family community - be sure to make your plans NOW to celebrate our families in 2017!

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LGBTQ FAMILY CAMP WEEKEND

Dates: September 1 - September 4, 2017
Location: Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp, Copake, NY

Berkshire Hills is a values based Jewish camp that is welcoming to everybody. They are hosting their second LGBTQ Family Camp this Labor Day weekend. From Friday, September 1st to Monday, September 4th, BHE will come alive with all types of LGBTQ families. LGBTQ parents, children, families with gender fluid children, and their allies are all welcome to enjoy their beautiful 640 acre site. 

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REGIONAL CONTACT

Emily McGranachan, East Coast Regional Manager
emcgranachan@familyequality.org
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont 

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