Social events, including playgroups, are announced via email. Visit the Join page to learn how to join AFCR’s email lists.
Upcoming Workshops, Discussion Groups, & Administration Meeting
Making Open Adoption Work: The Birthparent Perspective
October 27, 6:30-8:30pm
William K. Sanford Town Library, Stedman Room
AFCR is hosting a discussion titled, 'Making Open Adoption Work: The Birth Parent Perspective' on Monday, October 27th from 6:30-8:30pm at the William K. Sanford Town Library in Colonie. Birth families will speak about their experience with openness and how relationships have changed over time in their various adoption situations. The discussion will be moderated by Marie Dolfi, licensed social worker.
AFCR Adoption Fair
Monday, November 3rd
441 W. Lawerence, Albany
Santa’s Magical Express
Sunday, December 14th, 5:00 p.m.
569 Third Ave Ext, Rensselaer
Prospective Parent Panel
December 2014 - Details to Follow
AFCR Administration Meeting
January 12th, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Veiwing of ‘Closure’
Spring 2015 - Details to Follow
Keep an Eye Out for More Updates on these and other exciting AFCR Events!
AFCR’s workshops are usually held at these two locations:
•Colonie Community Center - 1653 Central Ave, Albany
The Colonie Community Center is 1.2 miles west of Wolf Rd. The Auditorium is in the left wing of the building. The East Lounge and Room 8 are in the right wing of the building.
The Colonie Community Center is across the street from Lake Electronics.
•McKownville United Methodist Church - 1565 Western Ave, Guilderland. The church is between I-87 and the entrance to Crossgates Mall. The parking lot is behind the church. Use the stairs on the left to access the meeting rooms.
•Workshops are free and open to the public.
•Reservations are not required with the exception of some cultural events.
•Children of all ages are not allowed at evening workshops unless specifically stated in the event description. Children are welcome at social events.
•If a workshop needs to be canceled due to bad weather AFCR's voice mail 518-763-8019 will be updated.