Tuesday, June 1, 2010


Circle of Friends

Allston-Brighton Family Fair
Sat., June 12: The Allston-Brighton Early Childhood System of Care will host its third annual Family Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Artesani Park, 1255 Soldiers Field Road, Brighton (at the traffic light at the end of Everett Street). Free drawings and giveaways, crafts, airbrush tattoos, music and stories for children. The Fair will also promote awareness of community resources available for families. Over thirty organizations will be on hand to highlight community resources such as recreational and nutritional programs, services for immigrants, health information, early childhood services, school readiness programs and social-emotional support services. Rain or shine. Bring a picnic lunch! thehome.org.

Developmental/Emotional Concerns of Adopted/Foster Children
Sun., June 13: Adoptive Families Together is hosting a free workshop at the MSPCC, 157 Green St., Jamaica Plain, from 9 – 11 a.m. on the developmental/emotional concerns of adopted/foster children. This workshop will be presented by Dr. Lisa Albers Prock MD, MPH, FAAP Developmental Medicine at Children's Hospital Boston. This workshop is free and open to anyone with a connection to adoption/foster care. Registration is required: Lori Baeumler, 617-587-1522, lbaeumler@mspcc.org.

Adopted Persons Meet for Discussion
Wed., June 23: FREE. Join with other adopted persons for an informal discussion led by
an adopted person experienced in group facilitation. Held at the Adoption Community of New England, Inc., 45 Lyman Street, #2, in Westborough, 7 – 9 p.m. 508-366-6812, AdoptionCommunityofNE.org

A Look at Adoption
Sat., June 26: This seminar for pre-adoptive parents covers all of the beginning information you need to make educated decisions about adoption. Learn about the types of adoption available in the U.S. and around the world. Held at the Adoption Community of New England, Inc., 45 Lyman Street, #2
Westborough, 2 - 5:30 p.m. $30pp. 508-366-6812, AdoptionCommunityofNE.org

Please submit July's adoption-related events by Saturday, June 5 at baystateparent.com,
“Submit an Event.”

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