ADOPTION PARTIES & OTHER MATCHING EVENTS
events listed below are either sponsored by MARE or by other
organizations. MARE is not responsible for changes made to
the event listings for other organizations. For each event,
please note the sponsoring organization and appropriate contact
to direct questions and comments. For any MARE event, please
call 617-54-ADOPT (617-542-3678) or 1-800-882-1176 for more
you would like to post an event on the MARE website, please click
here. Please note that MARE will review submissions and
only post applicable events.
Families: please read "How to make the most of an adoption party" for tips on how to interact with waiting children at these events.
Waiting Families Matching Night
Department of Children and Families: Boston Region
Presenting waiting children ages 5-12
This event is open to homsestudied families only. Adoption staff will present information related to waiting children. There will be an opportunity for families to ask questions about these children after the presentations. Families are encouraged to bring copies of their family profile, and enjoy snacks and refreshments while connecting with adoption staff.
Park Street Area Office
50 Park Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
February 28th, 6-8pm
This event is intended for adults only. There will be no waiting children at the event.
Please RSVP to Rebecca Clegg at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-542-3678 x127.
Featuring the Bean Stalk Adventure Ropes Course at Jordan's Furniture
Waiting children and sibling groups of all ages! Families must be currently attending MAPP class or further along in the process.
A private event for waiting children and families at the ropes course, sporting 30 exciting activities that include zig-zag beams, spaghetti hand lines, angled rope ladders, crisscross walks and more, all located within the Jordan's Furniture store in Reading, MA. For younger adventurers, there's BeanSprout™, a specially designed course for children ages 2-7. Other activities will include foosball tables, bubble hockey and arts & crafts.
Please wear sneakers and appropriate active attire for physical activity.
50 Walkers Brook Dr.
Sunday, March 26th
from 8:30-11:00 am
Families Register Here!
Children and Social Workers Register Here!
Pre-party Informational Event
Please join us for a pre-party informational event for families
who have completed their MAPP training to meet social workers
and learn about waiting children* on:
Wednesdy, March 22nd
This event will be held at:
Framingham DCF Office
300 Howard St.
Framingham, MA 01702
*Please note that there will be no waiting children at the event.
RSVP to Victoria Tucker
Please contact Victoria Tucker if you have any questions:
email@example.com or 617-542-3678 x13
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