New York City Chapter Calendar

New York City Chapter

This is the place to check-in for meeting times, locations and other events in New York City.  Feel free to subscribe to this RSS feed by clicking the button to the left. For further information regarding the Adoptive Parents Committee, Inc. New York City Chapter and membership, please call 212-304-8479

 

Friday
May292015

NYC CANDLELIGHTING Saturday June 20 2015 and Fall Schedule. 

CANDLELIGHTING IS SATURDAY JUNE 20 2015 7PM  
You are cordially invited to the most heartwarming, hopeful, and joyous occasion of the year!

 We will light candles to welcome new family additions, 

remember those children still waiting for their forever family, 

wish for the child yet to be,

and rejoice in your family formed long ago.

 

 
PLEASE JOIN US!

Saturday June 20, 2015 7PM

St Francis College in Brooklyn

180 Remsen Street (Between Court St. and Clinton St.) 

  Dinner is APC’s gift to you, but you must let us know if you will be attending.  Please RSVP to Barbara, 212 304 8479babsmomapc@aol.com  by June 8, 2015

Please also let us know if you will be lighting a candle, either for a new member of the family  , or a wish candle. 

 

 

 

OUR FALL SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS:
Saturday September 26, 2015, 7pm
Saturday, October 17, 1015 7pm
Please check our website, emails and future issues of Adoptalk for updates on speakers as they become available. 
Of course, SAVE THE DATE for our Annual Conference, Sunday November 22, 2015, at St. Francis College.

 

Although we don’t have monthly meetings in the summer, we are available answer any questions you may have over the summer. Just email us

apcconfprogram@gmail.com or call 212 304 8479
HAVE A WONDERFUL SUMMER!
   
Sunday
Apr192015

NYC Spring Fling Sunday May 3 2015 

 

Please join us at our SPRING FLING!
ST FRANCIS COLLEGE 180 Remsen St Brooklyn NY 
Date: Sunday May 3rd, 2015
Time 1pm-4pm
Our favorite clown, Ding A Ling, will be joining us again, for jokes, magic tricks and lots of balloons and face painting!
We’ll have pizza and goodies and lots of fun for the kids. 
Speakers: Leanne Jaffe, LCSW and Bernie Michael Glintz, LCSW, both adult adoptees will speak about growing up adopted. Bring your questions. 
                 Preadoption Support and Parenting Roundtables will make this an event for all families. 
Please RSVP to Barbara Pitkowsky by Wednesday April 29, 2015  babsmomapc@aol.com or
call 212 304 8479 for more information 
 
CANDLELIGHTING IS SATURDAY JUNE 20 2015 7PM (note date change)
You are cordially invited to the most heartwarming, hopeful, and joyous occasion of the year!

 We will light candles to welcome new family additions,

remember those children still waiting for their forever family, 

wish for the child yet to be,

and rejoice in your family formed long ago.

 

 
PLEASE JOIN US!

Saturday June 20, 2015 7PM

St Francis College in Brooklyn

180 Remsen Street (Between Court St. and Clinton St.) 

  Dinner is APC’s gift to you, but you must let us know if you will be attending.  Please RSVP to Barbara, 212 304 8479babsmomapc@aol.com  by June 1st, 2015

Please also let us know if you will be lighting a candle, either for a new member of the family  , or a wish candle. 

Tuesday
Feb242015

Saturday March 21 2015 NYC Chapter Meeting

Please join us at our next meeting, Saturday night, March 21st 2015 at St Francis College

180 Remsen Street (between Court St. and Clinton St) in Brooklyn NY

Doors open at 7pm

7pm  

Orientation for new families, and networking and waiting workshop for those in the process. Come and meet new friends and share your stories .

Join Dr Anne Malave for a parenting roundtable.

Featured Speakers at 8pm

Pre Adopt-

Joseph Driscoll, of First Steps Advertising for Adoption: A Comprehensive Approach to Adoption Advertising   

With all of the advertising options facing hopeful adoptive parents, where do you begin? We will talk about  traditional and online advertising media, including: where to advertise, finding media outlets, and setting a budget.  Learn how to develop an advertising program that will maximize your reach and budget.

Post Adopt

Stefani Moon, LCSW of Open Arms Adoption Services: Children's Books and Stories of Adoption.

Talking about adoption is important ,and books are a great way to open up a dialogue.  Join Stefani as she helps you to use books to address adoption issues and needs within your family. 

Refreshments will be served and all are welcome. 

Please call 212 304 8479 for more information. 

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGES:

THE SPRING FLING DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO SUNDAY MAY 3RD AT 1230 PM. THERE WILL BE NO MEETING IN APRIL. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES TO THE PROGRAM. 

Thursday
Jan222015

NYC CHAPTER MEETING SATURDAY FEBRUARY 7 2015

Please join us for our first meeting of year at St. Francis College 

180 Remsen Street (between Court St. and Clinton St) in Brooklyn NY

Doors open at 7pm

7pm Dr Anne Malave will be hosting a parentng roundtable. Come with your questions and concerns 

Orientation for new families, and networking and waiting workshop for those in the process. Come and meet new friends and share your stories .

Featured Speakers at 8pm

PreAdoption:

Independent Domestic Adoption 101 

Faith Getz-Rousso, Esq, is an adoption attorney and adult adoptee. She will talk about the process of Independent Adoption and share her unique perspective on the process. 

Post Adoption: 

Developmental Issues in Adoption: Ages and Stages in the Life of an Adopted Child

Join Carolyn Berger, LCSW, as she talks about developmental stages in a child's life and  how to talk to your child about adoption as they grow up.  Come with your questions.  

Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.

Please call 212 304 8479 with any questions.

Thursday
Jan082015

NYC Chapter Meeting Sat Jan 24th 2015 CANCELLED. 

MEETING IS POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FORECAST
NEXT MEETING WILL BE SATURDAY FEBRUARY 7th

AS USUAL, IF ANYONE HAS ANY QUESTIONS OR ANY PRESSING NEEDS, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CALL

212 304 8479

STAY SAFE IN THE STORM!

 

AGENDA FOR FEB 7 MEETING:

 

 

 

 

 

 

180 Remsen Street (between Court St. and Clinton St) in Brooklyn NY

Doors open at 7pm

7pm Dr Anne Malave will be hosting a parentng roundtable. Come with your questions and concerns 

Orientation for new families, and networking and waiting workshop for those in the process. Come and meet new friends and share your stories .

Featured Speakers at 8pm

PreAdoption:

Independent Domestic Adoption 101

Faith Getz-Rousso, Esq, is an adoption attorney and adult adoptee. She will talk about the process of Independent Adoption and share her unique perspective on the process. 

Post Adoption: 

Developmental Issues in Adoption: Ages and Stages in the Life of an Adopted Child

Join Carolyn Berger, LCSW, as she talks about developmental stages in a child's life and  how to talk to your child about adoption as they grow up.  Come with your questions.  

Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.

 

Our winter/spring schedule is as follows:

 

Saturday March 21st 2015

Joseph Driscoll, of First Steps Advertising for Adoption: A Comprehensive Approach to Adoption Advertising

Stefani Moon, LCSW of Open Arms Adoption Services: Children's Books and Stories of Adoption.

 

Sunday April 19, 2015- Spring Fling!  Speakers TBA

Saturday June 13th 2015, Candlelighting

Please call 212 304 8479 for more information

We look forward to seeing you!