2019 Celebratory Events

Celebrating the Power of Fatherhood
Governor Tom Wolf, Honorary Chair

Pre-Father’s Day Weekend at Zion Hill Baptist Church Philadelphia 
Sunday June 7-9, 2019
The Strong Families Commission and Zion Hill Baptist Church
Contact: Dr. Rufus Sylvester Lynch, Chair
The Strong Families Commission • drrslynchtsfc@iawfpa.com • 215-8791745

Interdenominational Panel
Friday, June 7, 2019
Pre-Father’s Day Weekend at Zion Hill Baptist
Discussion on what scripture offers about importance of Fathers in the lives of children and families

Community Workshops for families and children
Saturday, June 8, 2019:
Pre-Father’s Day Weekend at Zion Hill Baptist
Teens and Young Adults, fathers raising Children and mothers experiencing father absence or non-involvement and impact it has on them.

Afternoon Lecture
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Pre-Father’s Day Weekend at Zion Hill Baptist
Featuring Guest Speaker Dr. Eugene Herrington, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Morehouse School of Medicine.

Father’s Photoshoot
Philly Providers Resource Networking Event
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | 2:00PM – 4:00PM
The View, 800 North Broad Street
Networking event for providers to learn and hear from key leaders across the city that provides services to families.
Contact: People for People – Project D.A.D.
For Info: Mr. Kirk Berry • kberry@peopleforpeople.org

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | 6:00PM Sharp
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Front Steps
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
More Information: FathersRally.com

FathersRead365
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Belmont Stables | 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Group of fathers reading to children at Child Care Center and schools, after children will receive books to take home and build their personal home library.
For Info: Akeiff Staples, 484-716-2774 • Brent Johnstone, 267-210-8222
fathersread365@gmail.com

Frontline Dads: Father’s Bail Out Project
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Ten Fathers will be bailed out of prison to come home by Father’s Day.
For Info: Reuben Jones • 267-414-4764 • www.frontlinedads.org

24th Annual Fatherhood Awards Ceremony & Reception
Friday, June 14, 2019 | 5:00PM – 8:00PM
Hilton Philadelphia Penn’s Landing Hotel
901 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Father’s Day Rally Committee, Bilal Qayyum, President
Tickets available at fdrcphilly.ticketleap.com

Mu Omega Foundation Father’s Day Gospel Breakfast Honoring Bilal Qayyum
Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 9:00AM – 12:00PM
The Hilton on City Avenue
Hosted by: Mu Omega Foundation of Delaware Valley Inc.
For Info: Kevin T. Bell • 267-348-9029 • Mq.sac2018@gmail.com

10th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance “A Relationship that Will Last A Lifetime”
Saturday, June 15, 2019 | 5:00PM – 9:00PM
Sugar House Event Center, 1001 E Delaware Avenue
Hosted by: Daddy University, Inc.
For Info: 610-579-DADS (3237) • visit www.daddyuniv.com

30th Annual Father’s Day Picnic &
8th Annual Jackie Robinson/Roberto Clemente Unity Softball Game
Sunday, June 16, 2019 | 11:00AM – 5:00PM
Belmont Picnic Grove, Belmont Mansion Drive and Chamounix Drive
Father’s Day Rally Committee, Bilal Qayyum, President