Events

Adoption STAR holds regular events from trainings to fun nights with the whole family!

march

30mar6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Albany, NY Area)

april

4apr6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Rochester, NY Area)

6apr6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (NYC Area)

8apr12:00 pm- 2:00 pmSpring Fling (Rochester, NY Area)

11apr6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session for LGBTQ+ Families (Rochester, NY Area)

12apr6:00 pm- 8:00 pmUnderstanding Mental Health (Buffalo, NY Area)

23apr1:00 pm- 3:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Buffalo, NY Area)

25apr6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Syracuse, NY Area)

26apr6:00 pm- 8:00 pmWine Tasting Fundraiser

27apr6:00 pm- 7:30 pmMaking Connections – Adoptive Family Support Meetings (Buffalo, NY Area)

28apr - 29apr 285:15 pmapr 29Pre-Adoption Education Class

may

6may12:00 pm- 2:00 pmBirth Mother's Day Celebration (Cincinnati, OH Area)

7may1:00 pm- 2:30 pmPrivate Track Group Training (Rochester, NY Area)

9may5:30 pm- 7:00 pmFree Online Orientation Session-- Building Families Through Adoption (Webinar)

13may12:00 pm- 2:00 pmBirth Mother’s Day Celebration and Luncheon (Buffalo, NY Area)

17may6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Buffalo, NY Area)

18may6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Cincinnati, OH Area)

21may1:00 pm- 3:00 pmSpring Gathering (NYC Area)

june

3jun6:05 pm- 10:00 pmBuffalo Bisons Game Star Wars themed game (Buffalo, NY Area)

7jun6:00 pm- 8:00 pmAsk An Adoptee (Buffalo, NY Area)

11jun1:00 pm- 3:00 pmAdoptive Family Spring Gathering (Albany, NY Area)

14jun6:00 pm- 7:30 pmA.C.E.: Adoptee Circle of Experience (Buffalo, NY Area)

14jun6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Ft. Lauderdale, FL Area)

16jun - 17jun 165:15 pmjun 17Pre-Adoption Education Class

20jun6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Buffalo, NY Area)

july

9jul1:00 pm- 3:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Rochester, NY Area)

15jul3:00 pm- 4:30 pmSupporting Your Internationally Adopted Child through the Years (Webinar)

19jul6:00 pm- 8:00 pmBlue Rose Support Group for Birth Mothers and Fathers (Buffalo, NY Area)

20jul6:00 pm- 7:30 pmMaking Connections – Adoptive Family Support Meetings (Buffalo, NY Area)

20jul6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (NYC Area)

25jul6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Buffalo, NY Area)

august

6aug1:00 pm- 4:00 pmAnnual Adoptive Family Summer Picnic (Buffalo, NY Area)

9aug6:00 pm- 7:30 pmPrivate Track Group Training (Buffalo, NY Area)

16aug5:30 pm- 7:00 pmFree Online Orientation Session-- Building Families Through Adoption (Webinar)

18aug - 19aug 185:15 pmaug 19Pre-Adoption Education Class

30aug6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Buffalo, NY Area)

september

13sep6:00 pm- 8:00 pmBirth Grandparent Support Group (Buffalo, NY Area)

14sep6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Cincinnati, OH Area)

17sep1:00 pm- 3:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Buffalo, NY Area)

19sep6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFinancial Planning Seminar for the Adoptive Family (Buffalo, NY Area)

19sep6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Ft. Lauderdale, FL Area)

23sep - 24sep 237:30 pmsep 24Pre-Adoption Education Class

28sep5:30 pm- 7:00 pmFree Online Orientation Session-- Building Families Through Adoption (Webinar)

october

3oct6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Rochester, NY Area)

3oct6:00 pm- 8:00 pmExploring Older Child Adoption (Buffalo, NY Area)

5oct6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (NYC Area)

8oct4:00 pm- 6:00 pmFall Fun (Rochester, NY Area)

11oct6:00 pm- 8:00 pmBlue Rose Support Group for Birth Mothers and Fathers (Buffalo, NY Area)

17oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmA.C.E.: Adoptee Circle of Experience (Buffalo, NY Area)

17oct6:30 pm- 9:30 pmCPR for the Adoptive Family (Buffalo, NY Area)

19oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmMaking Connections – Adoptive Family Support Meetings (Buffalo, NY Area)

22oct2:00 pm- 4:00 pmFall Gathering (Buffalo, NY Area)

24oct6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Buffalo, NY Area)

26oct6:00 pm- 7:30 pmPrivate Track Group Training (Webinar)

november

3nov - 4nov 35:15 pmnov 4Pre-Adoption Education Class

8nov1:00 pm- 5:30 pmNational Adoption Month Open House (Buffalo, NY Area)

8nov6:00 pm- 8:00 pmHair Care Class (Buffalo, NY Area)

14nov6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Buffalo, NY Area)

14nov6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (Syracuse, NY Area)

15nov6:00 pm- 8:00 pmAdoption Forum: Getting Your Family Involved in Your Adoption Journey with panel of Adoption STAR staff (Webinar)

16nov6:00 pm- 8:00 pmFree Orientation Session — Building Families Through Adoption (NYC Area)

18nov1:00 pm- 3:00 pmFall Gathering (NYC Area)

28nov5:30 pm- 7:00 pmFree Online Orientation Session-- Building Families Through Adoption (Webinar)

december

3dec2:00 pm- 4:00 pmHoliday Party (Rochester, NY Area)

4dec6:00 pm- 8:00 pmWaiting Families Meeting (Buffalo, NY Area)

8dec - 9dec 85:15 pmdec 9Pre-Adoption Education Class

16dec4:00 pm- 7:00 pmAdoptive Family Holiday Party (Albany, NY Area)