Sunday, August 11, 2013

Press Release: Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day - Please distribute freely

FOR RELEASE August 11, 2013 
Media Contact: Robert L. Schreiwer, 

Philadelphia Pagan Pride, Inc., is pleased to announce the return of Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day on Saturday, August 31, 2013, at Clark Park (4301 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143). The event runs from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, rain or shine. 

Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day is a family-friendly celebration of the harvest and reflects a variety of Pagan, Heathen, Wiccan, and other religious beliefs and practices. The day's events will feature a variety of workshops and discussions on religious and cultural aspects from the various traditions.

We have an exciting array of vendors and performers who will exhibit their wares and their talents. We are accepting additional vendors, workshop leaders, performers, and children's activity ideas up until August 15, 2013. Please visit to participate! 

Entry to the event is free, but we do request the donation of a canned food item or other provisions for our beneficiaries. This year, our beneficiaries are the food bank at the Mazzoni Center, Forgotten Cats, and In-Reach Heathen Prison Services. 

In 2012, Mazzoni Center's food bank Mazzoni Center's Food Bank provided more than 11,000 bags of groceries for over 1,200 individuals and families. For more information on Mazzoni Center services, please see

Forgotten Cats is a humane trap, neuter, and release organization. the organization also provides adoption services. For more information on Forgotten Cats, please see

In-Reach Heathen Prison Services is a joint effort of The Troth and Distelfink Sippschaft to bring positive materials and messages to incarcerated Heathens. In-Reach also accepts donations of other Pagan materials and distributes them through alliances and partnerships with other Pagan organizations. For more information on In-Reach, please see

A detailed list of needed donation items may be found at:

Anyone interested in getting involved as a volunteer should contact us by e-mail at:

For more information, please visit

Monday, June 24, 2013

Events Page

We now have an Pennsylvania Heathens Events page on this site to help Heathens in PA to meet with other Heathens.

Heathen groups are welcomed to post their information here. :)

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Pagan Night Out

The Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day Organizers are holding a Pagan Night Out (PNO) on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the A-Space in West Philly. A donation of $10 is requested at the door and will go towards Philadelphia Pagan Pride Day expenses.

The PNO will feature a silent auction of items donated by community members.

A-Space Community Center
4722 Baltimore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
6:30 PM

Thank you!

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Central PA HeathenCon 2014

Planning for Central PA HeathenCon 2014 is already under way!

Due to the growth of the event over the last two years, we are considering moving to a larger location, such as a different hotel or a state park.

Folks who wish to get involved are invited to submit a request to Join the Facebook Group.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Central PA HeathenCon 2013

Central PA HeathenCon is fast approaching! 

This is the first year in which we will have workshops and discussions added into our schedule. Our preliminary agenda is as follows:

Central Pennsylvania HeathenCon
Northland Motel and Northland Bowl
1521 Martin Street
State College, PA  16803
February 22-February 24, 2013



6:00 PM - Dinner Out

8:00 PM - Land-taking Blot/Sege (led by Hearth of Yggdrasil)

Night - Free Time

SATURDAY (All workshops in Meeting Room at Northland Bowl)

8:00 AM - Breakfast Out

10:00 AM - Blot/Sege (Northland Bowl Meeting Room)

10:30 AM - Re-enactment and Experimental Archaeology in Heathenry - Annie of Kindred of Mann

12:00 PM - Lunch In

1:00 PM - Braucherei in the Urglaawe Context Discussion - Rob of Distelfink Sippschaft

2:30 PM - Introduction to Traditional Poetry - Eirik of Hearth of Yggdrasil

4:00 PM - Round Table Discussion - Jo and Jeff of Hearth of Yggdrasil

6:00 PM - Dinner Out

Evening - Relaxation and Free Time

10:00 PM - Nachtsege/Blot led by Distelfink Sippschaft


8:00 AM  - Breakfast Out

10:00 AM - Closing Blot/Sege led by Community

11:00 AM - Checkout