The 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 information.

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Families: Read our Adoption Party Guide for tips on how to interact with waiting children at these events.

Beanstalk Adventure Party

Jordans Furniture
50 Walkers Brook Drive, Reading, MA 01867

March 8th, 2015 from 9AM-11AM

Open to children of all ages and sibling groups. Open to families who have completed MAPP training or are homestudied.

Family Registration Here

Social Worker/Child Registration Here

Please email questions to

Rollerskating Adoption Party

Roll On America
90 Duvall Road, Lancaster, MA 01523

Sunday, March 29th from 11AM-1PM

Open to children and teens of all ages and families who are homestudied or are taking/completed MAPP training.

Families are encouraged to rollerskate at their own expense. Rentals will be available.

Family Registration Here

Social Worker Registration Here

Please email questions to



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