28th Annual District of Columbia Courts Adoption Day
Saturday November, 22, 10:00 am at 500 Indiana Avenue, NW DC 20001
The 28th Annual DC Adoption Day ceremony will take place on Saturday, November 22nd, from 10am to noon on the third floor atrium of Moultrie Courthouse (500 Indiana Avenue, NW). This year’s program is themed "Family: A Work of Art." Barbara Harrison, NBC4 anchor and host of Wednesday’s Child, will be our mistress of ceremonies. This celebration is the cornerstone of the D.C. Child and Family Services Agency’s efforts to encourage members of the community to adopt children who are currently in foster care and to provide them with permanent and loving homes. Adoptions will be finalized during the ceremony and the event will feature performances by talented local youth. A reception will immediately follow the program. If you are interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent, there will be social workers present to talk with you about the process. If you are unable to attend, but interested, please contact CFSA at 202-671-LOVE (5683).
Heart Gallery Alabama's National Adoption Month Celebration
Thursday November, 20, 6:00 pm at Brookwood Village, Birmingham, AL
November is National Adoption Month and Heart Gallery Alabama(HGA) will join with Children’s Aid Society and Alabama Department of Human Resources to celebrate families that were created through adoption by hosting an exhibit and light reception on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 6:00 P.M. at Brookwood Village.
Saturday November, 22, 1:00 pm at Boland Lanes
We will be meeting at Boland Lanes to celebrate National Adoption Day with foster youth, adopted youth, and the local community.
Adoption Day Celebration 2014
Friday November, 14, 11:00 am at Anchorage, AK
CELEBRATE ADOPTION DAY WITH ANCHORAGE OFFICE OF CHILDREN SERVICES AND ALASKA CENTER FOR RESOURCE FAMILIES!
Friday November, 14, 12:00 pm at Fairbanks Alaska
Adoption Day celabration to include refreshments and activities for OCS families adopting children on November 14, 2014.
Saturday November, 8, 11:00 am at North Bowl, Wasilla, Alaska
Alaska Center for Resource Families (ACRF) and the Office of Children's Services (OCS) will hold an Adoption Celebration at North Bowl on Nov. 8 for families that finalized their adoptions over the past year. The kids can bowl for up to 2 hours after a pizza and taco bar buffet and the adults can work on LifeBooks. We will also entertain the kids with a balloon artist and a magician while the adults share their personal adoption stories. In addition, ACRF and OCS will have an adoption celebration during finalizations at the Palmer Courthouse in November once we can establish a date for that to occur.
Maricopa County National Adoption Day
Saturday November, 22, 9:00 am at Durango Juvenile Court Center
Maricopa County is excited to celebrate their 15th annual Adoption Day! We will finalize approximately 300 children's adoptions. Families can enjoy gift bags for the children being adopted, a professional family photo taken right after their finalization, along with bounce houses and activities for the children.
National Adoption Day
Saturday November, 22, 10:00 am at Juvenile Justice Center in Prescott, AZ
We will be celebrating National Adoption Day at the Juvenile Justice Center in Prescott Arizona on November 22, 2014.
Adoption in the Park
Saturday November, 8, 10:00 am at Udall Park
This is our local annual event to celebrate our adoptive families during National Adoption Month. There are fun family activities, food and resources provided to the families who adopt at this event.
National Adoption Day Celebration!
Thursday November, 6, 12:00 pm at Pulaski County Juvenile Justice Complex
Please join the Honorable Judge Joyce Williams Warren, the Honorable Judge Wiley Branton and the Honorable Judge Patti James along with DCFS, Project Zero and CASA for a National Adoption Day press conference and balloon release at 12:00 pm with adoption finalizations and reception to follow!
Alameda County Adoption Day
Friday November, 21, 1:00 pm at Superior Court
Alameda County will finalize Adoptions in Superior Court on Friday, November 21, 2014, as part of the 15th National Adoption Day.
Placer County 13th Annual Adoption Day
Saturday November, 22, 9:00 am at Placer County Historic Courthouse, 101 Maple St. Auburn Ca
Placer County and PlacerKids will be holding their 13th annual National Adoption Day celebration. There will be music, food, balloons, face painting, crafts and much more as we celebrate many of our children finding forever homes.
National Adoption Day
Saturday November, 22, 10:00 am at New Unto Others
Ettie Lee Youth and Family Services, in partnership with community business New Unto Others, Azusa Pacific University (APU) and BNI, will promote and celebrate adoption with information dissemination, prior to November 22, 2014 at APU, and on November 22, 2014 at New Unto Others. It will include a press conference and media outreach.
Los Angeles National Adoption Day
Saturday November, 22, 12:00 pm at Monterey Park, CA
Los Angeles will celebrate its 15th annual National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court in Monterey Park. On this special day, more than 120 children's adoptions from foster care will be finalized and celebrated. There will be a press conference (time TBD) led by Presiding Judge Michael Nash. The adoption hearings will begin at 9:00 am until 12:00 noon. There will be balloons, arts & crafts, books, and refreshments for the children and families. More details to come!
Celebrating Children and Families Under the Big Top
Thursday November, 20, 11:00 am at Ontario Convention Center
18th Annual Adoption Finalization Event, a joint venture between San Bernardino County Children and Family Services and the San Bernardino County Juvenile Dependency Court. We anticipate finalizing the adoptions of over 90 children at a circus-themed gala which will include music, children's activities, games, photo ops and of course, the actual finalizing of the adoptions in a special court setting.