EDUCATING, CONNECTING and SUPPORTING LGBTQ+ FAMILIES

Upcoming events

    • Sunday, September 15, 2019
    • Sunday, February 16, 2020
    • 6 sessions
    • Rockville Maryland - Details when you register
    • 0
    Join waitlist
    Support Group-Pregnancy & New Parents

     

    Rainbow Families is delighted to announce a new Support Group for our community.

    We provide a monthly Support Group for individuals and couples that are pregnant or have babies up to 4 months old. 

    This program is facilitated by a licensed psychologist who specializes in reproductive health and is offered free-of-charge to Rainbow Families members
    (nominal fee for non-members)

    REVISED Dates:   

     Sept 15 | Oct 20 | Nov 17 | Dec 15 | 2020: Jan 19 | Feb 16


    The meeting will take place in Rockville Maryland (address provided once you register).  

    If you are not a member, consider joining us.  We offer benefits specifically for Rainbow Families members. Join


    Rainbow Families does welcome your donations, which help us continue the quality events, advocacy, and education programs so valuable for our community.  Thank  you!


    Facilitated by:  Integrative Therapy of Greater Washington

    • Sunday, September 15, 2019
    • Sunday, February 16, 2020
    • 6 sessions
    • Rockville Maryland - Details when you register
    • 0
    Join waitlist
    Support Group-Conception/Family Planning

    We Are Currently Full
    PLEASE Add Your Name to the Waitlist
    Spots May Open Up for Dec/Jan/Feb 

    Rainbow Families is delighted to provide a monthly Support Group for people pursuing parenthood using Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), including IUI, IVF, and surrogacy.

    This program is facilitated by a licensed psychologist who specializes in reproductive health and is offered free-of-charge to Rainbow Families members
    (nominal fee for non-members)

    REVISED Dates:   

     Sept 15 | Oct 20 | Nov 17 | Dec 15 | 2020: Jan 19 | Feb 16

    The meeting will take place in Rockville Maryland (address provided once you register).  

    If you are not a member, consider joining us.  We offer benefits specifically for Rainbow Families members. Join


    Rainbow Families does welcome your donations, which help us continue the quality events, advocacy, and education programs so valuable for our community.  Thank  you!


    Facilitated by:  Integrative Therapy of Greater Washington

    • Saturday, October 26, 2019
    • Saturday, February 29, 2020
    • 5 sessions
    • Washington DC - Details provided upon registration
    • 5
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    RAINBOW FAMILIES' ADOPTION SUPPORT GROUP

    REGISTER TODAY - SPACE IS LIMITED

    Rainbow Families is pleased to offer a monthly support group for prospective LGBTQ parents going through the adoption process, from starting the home-study process to the "waiting", and the steps in-between.

    The group will be facilitated by an expert in the field of therapy, family counseling, mental health, youth, and families.  She has a Masters degree and will soon complete her Doctorate.

    Location:    We will meet at a conference room in NW DC, near MacArthur Road and "W" Street.  When you register, the exact location will be disclosed.  

    This group will meet monthly for 5 months.

    Meetings are free of charge to Rainbow Families members.  Non-members have a small administrative charge.    No refunds.

    • Sunday, December 01, 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • Adventure Theater - 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812
    • 61
    Register

    Margery Williams's classic toy story gets a vibrant retelling in this
    brand new adaptation.
    When the Child gets the Rabbit for Christmas, she is at first disappointed in her gift. But as the two quest and adventure through her storybooks, both Rabbit and Child grow and care for each other. And they discover that love is the greatest force in the Universe and can make impossible things Real.

    After the performance, you're invited to meet up in
    the "Adventure Theater Rehearsal Room" 
    for a little socializing before heading home

    Directed by Jenna Duncan

    Based on the book by Margery Williams

    Adapted by Patrick Flynn

    All performances held in Glen Echo Park

    Recommended for all ages



    Cancellation/Refunds:     Tickets cancelled after November 26 are non refundable.

    Terms and conditions may be found at Adventure Theatre's website 


    • Sunday, December 15, 2019
    • 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
    • MOCO Movement Center 5268 Nicholson Lane Kensington, MD 20895
    • 20
    Register


    L E T  'S    M O V E !

        

    MOCO Movement Center is offering Rainbow Families a fun one-hour activity session on Sunday December 15 2019

    We will do a circle time greeting and then allow for free play to allow the kids to interact and give parents a chance to talk to each other.  After the one-hour play session, participants may want to head out for a snack!

    Space is limited to the first 20 kids who RSVP

    This event is best for children 2 to 5 years.  Parents will be with their kids.

    What is Moco Movement?  MOCO Movement Center is a fully inclusive pediatric therapy practice and athletic movement center. They offer movement classes for children of all ages and abilities and provide therapy services.



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    Note:  No refunds will be provided after 12/12/19

    • Saturday, April 25, 2020
    • 2:00 PM
    • Adventure MTC Theater - 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812

    Alert the press! A crocodile has turned up in a bathtub in an apartment in New York City’s Upper East Side!

    Not to worry. Lyle the Crocodile becomes good friends with the folks in the building, except for Mr. Grumps, who hates well… everything except his cat. Will Lyle be able to prove his worth to Mr. Grumps and show that our differences actually make us beautiful?

    After the performance, join us in the "Rehearsal Room" to socialize for a bit, before heading home

    DISCOUNTED TICKET PRICE:   ONLY $14.50  
    FOR THIS PERFORMANCE

    TO PURCHASE TICKETS

    Purchase directly from Adventure Theatre's website: CLICK HERE     

    Select Lyle the Crocodile for April 25, 2020, 2pm.

    Enter RFLYLE  promo code in the box (shown below) to receive your discounted tickets!



    Directed by Danielle Drakes

    Adapted for the stage by Kevin Kling

    Based on Lyle, Lyle Crocodile and The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber

    All performances held in Glen Echo Park

    Recommended for all ages


    Terms and conditions are available at Adventure Theater website under ticketing policies



    • Saturday, June 27, 2020
    • 2:00 PM
    • Adventure Theater - 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD 20812
    • 65
    Register

    "We like to move it, move it!"
    Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar!



    After the performance, you're invited to meet up in
    the "Adventure Theater Rehearsal Room" 
    for a little socializing before heading home

    Directed by Helen Hayes Award Recipient Natsu Onoda Power

    Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture

    Book by Original Music and Lyrics by Kevin Del Aguila George Noriega & Joel Someillan

    All performances held in Glen Echo Park

    Recommended for all ages


    Cancellation/Refunds:    $3 per ticket cancellation fee will be charged for any cancelled orders placed prior to June 1 2020.         June 1 to June 20:  $5 per ticket fee.   June 21 to June 27:  Non refundable.


Past events

Thursday, November 14, 2019 MINI Maybe Baby - Using Donor Sperm to Build a Family
Sunday, November 03, 2019 Annual Fall Gathering at Cox Farms
Friday, November 01, 2019 GREAT WOLF LODGE WEEKEND
Saturday, October 26, 2019 Rainbow Families Halloween Party 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Foster Care & Adoption ABCs
Saturday, October 12, 2019 Pride Night - GW Womens Volleyball
Saturday, October 12, 2019 Howard County Area Meet-up/Play-date
Friday, October 11, 2019 Family Activities - National Coming Out Day
Friday, October 04, 2019 Family Camp Weekend 2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019 Maybe Baby Fall 2019
Sunday, September 15, 2019 Playdate in Howard County
Friday, September 13, 2019 DISCOUNT NATIONALS TICKETS!
Sunday, September 08, 2019 Annual Picnic at Hillwood Estate
Saturday, September 07, 2019 Playdate in Arlington
Saturday, September 07, 2019 Redefining Discipline - A No Gimmicks Guide
Saturday, September 07, 2019 Building Your Child's Confidence
Saturday, August 24, 2019 Cat In the Hat at Adventure Theater
Saturday, August 24, 2019 Playdate at Cox Farms
Saturday, July 27, 2019 Summer Picnic in Howard County
Sunday, July 07, 2019 Free Nats Tickets for Rainbow Families!
Saturday, June 29, 2019 Celebrate PRIDE with the Mystics!
Sunday, June 09, 2019 Rainbow Families FESTIVAL FAMILY AREA
Saturday, June 08, 2019 Walk with Rainbow Families at the Pride Parade!
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 Family Outing to the Nationals
Sunday, May 05, 2019 Gay Day at the Zoo
Saturday, May 04, 2019 2019 Family Conference
Friday, April 26, 2019 Tot Shabbat for Families with Small Kids
Saturday, April 06, 2019 Adventure Theatre - Winnie the Pooh! Outing & Potluck
Saturday, March 16, 2019 4th Annual I Am Brave Summit
Saturday, March 09, 2019 Discount: Huck Finn's BIG RIVER
Friday, March 08, 2019 Foster & Foster-to-Adopt Info
Sunday, March 03, 2019 Maybe Baby Spring 2019
Saturday, March 02, 2019 KidSave - "Host a Child This Summer" Info Session
Monday, February 25, 2019 Questions on Adoption?
Sunday, February 10, 2019 WE HEART VALENTINES - COOKING CLASS
Saturday, February 09, 2019 Rainbow Families FAMILY DANCE! 2019
Monday, January 21, 2019 Rainbow Families Playgroup/Exercise Fun!
Sunday, January 20, 2019 Conception / Family Planning Support Group
Saturday, December 15, 2018 LGBTQ Open House at Sidwell Friends School
Sunday, December 09, 2018 DSRF Meet Up (Divorced/Separated Rainbow Families)
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Adoption Information Night
Saturday, November 03, 2018 Cox Farms Pumpkin Madness 2018
Monday, October 29, 2018 Georgetown Day School LGBTQ+ Open House
Friday, October 05, 2018 Family Camp Weekend
Sunday, September 09, 2018 Family Picnic at Hillwood
Sunday, June 10, 2018 Capital Pride Festival - Booth Volunteers Needed!
Saturday, June 09, 2018 Capital Pride Parade - Rainbow Families!
Sunday, May 20, 2018 Pregnancy Support Group
Sunday, May 20, 2018 Family Outing to the Nationals
Sunday, May 20, 2018 Adventure Theatre Family Outing & Potluck
Saturday, May 19, 2018 New & Expectant Parent Potluck
Sunday, May 06, 2018 Gay Day at the Zoo - Family Meet-Up
Saturday, May 05, 2018 2018 Family Conference & Gathering
Saturday, April 21, 2018 New & Expectant Parent Potluck
Sunday, April 15, 2018 Pregnancy Support Group
Saturday, April 14, 2018 Howard County Area Playground Meetup
Saturday, April 07, 2018 Charles County Area LGBTQ+ Family Meetup
Saturday, March 24, 2018 New & Expectant Parent Potluck
Sunday, March 18, 2018 Pregnancy Support Group
Saturday, March 17, 2018 Rainbow Families Potluck & Gathering - Baltimore/Central Maryland
Saturday, March 10, 2018 Adventure Theatre Family Outing & Potluck
Saturday, February 24, 2018 Rainbow Families Family Dance
Sunday, February 18, 2018 Pregnancy Support Group
Sunday, February 04, 2018 Adoption Support Group
Sunday, February 04, 2018 Maybe Baby Spring 2018
Saturday, February 03, 2018 Charles County Area LGBTQ+ Family Meetup
Sunday, January 21, 2018 New & Expectant Parent Potluck
Sunday, January 21, 2018 Pregnancy Support Group
Sunday, December 17, 2017 I Have a Little Dreidel: An LGBTQ Family Chanukah Celebration
Saturday, December 02, 2017 Adventure Theatre - Frosty the Snowman: Holiday Outing & Potluck
Sunday, November 26, 2017 Drag Story Hour w/ Mrs. Kasha Davis of RuPaul's Drag Race
Friday, November 10, 2017 Family Camp Weekend
Sunday, November 05, 2017 Family Outing to Cox Farms
Sunday, October 29, 2017 Rainbow Families Halloween Party
Saturday, October 14, 2017 Playdates & Playmates - Fairfax Co., VA
Sunday, September 24, 2017 New & Expectant Parent Potluck
Sunday, September 17, 2017 Maybe Baby Fall 2017
Sunday, September 10, 2017 Family Picnic at Hillwood
Sunday, August 27, 2017 Back-to-School Family Outing to the Nationals
Saturday, August 12, 2017 Disney Brunch: An ICWDC Benefit for Rainbow Families
Saturday, August 05, 2017 Playdates & Playmates - Washington, DC
Saturday, August 05, 2017 Playdates & Playmates - Alexandria/Arlington/Falls Church
Saturday, July 22, 2017 Playdates & Playmates - Montgomery County, MD (Bethesda)
Saturday, July 15, 2017 New & Expectant Parent Potluck
Monday, June 26, 2017 Family Outing: Bethesda Big Train Baseball Game
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Family Outing: Night OUT at the Nationals
Saturday, June 10, 2017 Capital Pride Parade - March with Rainbow Families!
Saturday, June 10, 2017 Capital Pride Parade Family Viewing Area
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 Rainbow Family Story Time
Sunday, June 04, 2017 Sunday LGBTQ Roller Skating Youth Edition
Saturday, May 27, 2017 New & Expectant Parent Potluck
Sunday, May 07, 2017 Gay Day at the Zoo - Lunch Meet-Up for Families
Saturday, March 04, 2017 Rainbow Families Family Dance
Sunday, February 19, 2017 Maybe Baby Spring 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Before I Do.... with Elizabeth Schwartz and Martha M. Ertman
Saturday, February 11, 2017 Playdates & Playmates - Prince Georges Co., MD (Bowie)
Saturday, February 11, 2017 Playdates & Playmates - Alexandria/Arlington/Falls Church
Saturday, February 04, 2017 Playdates & Playmates - Fairfax Co., VA
Saturday, February 04, 2017 Playdates & Playmates - Prince Georges Co., MD (Laurel)
Saturday, February 04, 2017 Playdates & Playmates - Washington, DC
Saturday, January 28, 2017 Playdates & Playmates - Montgomery County, MD (Gaithersburg)
Saturday, January 28, 2017 Playdates & Playmates - Montgomery County, MD (Bethesda)
Sunday, December 18, 2016 Conception Support Group
Sunday, December 04, 2016 Adoption Support Group
Sunday, November 20, 2016 Conception Support Group
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Adoption Information Night
Saturday, November 05, 2016 Family Outing to Cox Farms
Thursday, October 20, 2016 Family & Friends Weekend at Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg
Sunday, October 16, 2016 Conception Support Group
Friday, October 14, 2016 Family Camp Weekend
Sunday, September 25, 2016 Conception Support Group
Sunday, September 25, 2016 Maybe Baby Fall 2016
Saturday, September 24, 2016 Montgomery County, MD Playgroup
Sunday, September 11, 2016 Family Picnic at Hillwood
Sunday, August 21, 2016 Conception Support Group
Monday, July 25, 2016 Family Week DMV Regional Gathering
Saturday, July 23, 2016 Family Week 2016 in Provincetown
Thursday, July 21, 2016 Loves Conquers Hate: Family Roller Skate Night
Sunday, July 17, 2016 Conception Support Group
Saturday, July 16, 2016 A Dream is A Wish Your Heart Makes: Disney Themed Drag Show
Saturday, July 09, 2016 Adventure Theatre - Jumanji
Sunday, June 26, 2016 Conception Support Group
Saturday, June 25, 2016 Montgomery County, MD Playgroup
Friday, June 24, 2016 CAMP Rehobeth Family PRIDE Camp 2016
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Night OUT at the Nationals
Sunday, June 12, 2016 Capital Pride Festival
Saturday, June 11, 2016 Capital Pride Parade
Saturday, June 11, 2016 Capital Pride Parade Family Viewing Area
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 Honest Talk About Race & Adoption
Sunday, May 29, 2016 Adventure Theatre - Emperor's Nightingale
Thursday, May 26, 2016 Family Outing to the Nationals
Sunday, May 15, 2016 Conception Support Group
Sunday, May 15, 2016 Maybe Baby Spring 2016
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Rainbow Families Board of Directors Meeting
Saturday, April 30, 2016 2016 Biennial Family Conference & Gathering
Sunday, April 17, 2016 Conception Support Group
Sunday, March 20, 2016 Conception Support Group
Sunday, March 13, 2016 Rainbow Families Conference Planning Meeting
Sunday, February 21, 2016 Conception Support Group
Sunday, February 21, 2016 Rainbow Families Conference Planning Meeting
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Rainbow Families Board of Directors Meeting
Saturday, February 06, 2016 Rainbow Families Family Dance
Saturday, January 30, 2016 Montgomery County, MD Playgroup
Sunday, January 24, 2016 Conception Support Group
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 RFDC Board of Directors Meeting
Saturday, September 26, 2015 Montgomery County, MD Playgroup
Sunday, September 20, 2015 Maybe Baby Fall Class
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 RFDC Board of Directors Meeting


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