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Adoption Seminars and Events

Adoption Seminars and Events

Adoptive Family Get-Together

Ever wanted to meet up with other families who have adopted children? Our families will soon have their chance! American Adoptions will be organizing and hosting picnics in effort to bring our families closer together and create lasting connections within the community. These events will be held throughout the year and all across the country. We welcome all adoptive families to attend no matter where you are in your adoption journey!

Please check below to see when the next American Adoptions seminar is coming to your area.

Seminar Format: ON-SITE

Dates and Locations:


Date:Saturday, October 5th, 2019
Time:11am-2pm CST
Where:Quivira Park @ the large shelter
11901 Quivira Road
Overland Park, KS 66213
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Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, email Samantha Bergeron or call 1-800-ADOPTION.

If you would please provide the following information, we would be happy to add your name to our list of attendees.

  • First and last name of all attendees (including children and their age(s))
  • If you adopted through American Adoptions, what year?
  • If not, are you currently an active family with our agency?

    If you have additional questions regarding this event, you may email Samantha Bergeron at or call 1-800-ADOPTION.

  • Pre-registration is required. For more information about the event and its location, or to pre-register, you can email Michael Aguilar at or call at 1-800-ADOPTION. Please provide your name, phone number(s) and how many will be attending. Feel free to contact us with any questions regarding our events for adoptive families .

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