Children's Bridge is always holding special events. These events go a long way in strengthening the Children's Bridge community. Check back often as this page is updated regularly.

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CB Events
General Events

Ottawa, Ontario
Kids Are Great Puppet Show - Sr. K - Grade 3
Contact: Cathy Murphy to book a puppet show at your elementary school.
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  SPRING/SUMMER 2017 Connect-A-Kid Events - OTTAWA
    The Children's Bridge & Connect-A-Kid
The Children’s Bridge is pleased to partner with Connect-A-Kid to provide a team based mentorship program for adopted children, devoted to connecting the adoption community through mentorship, embracing cultural diversity and celebrating adoption.

Join us at FUNHAVEN on May 28th!!
Date: Sunday May 28th, 2017
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Place: Fun Haven, 1050 Baxter Road Ottawa
Cost: $25.00 per child with current TCB membership

June – GAMES in the Park, WATER Pool and PICNIC
Date: Sunday June 25th, 2017
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Place: General Burns Outdoor Pool, 107 Chesterton Drive, Ottawa
Please remember to wear your bathing suit, bring a towel and water shoes
Cost: $25.00 per child with current TCB membership

Please note our costs include the administration of Connect-A-Kid and honorariums.

      Cost: $75.00 for the spring/summer season events, payable to The Children’s Bridge, 1400 Clyde Avenue, Suite 221, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 3J2

To REGISTER please contact Cathy Murphy at: Cathy.Murphy@childrensbridge.com
or 613-226-2112 ext. 6.

We hope your children will be able to join us for these fun events!!
All adoptees are welcome to join us, and you must have an active CB membership in order to participate in our Connect-A-Kid Program.
Membership with The Children’s Bridge is $50.00 annually.

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  Saturday, May 6th, 2017
    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
The Children's Bridge presents... Kids Like Me!
An Adoption Workshop for School-Aged Children (6-11 years of age)

Time: 9:30 - 11:30 am (parents will join the session from 11:00 – 11:30)
Place: Adoption Support Centre of Saskatchewan
527 Main St #1A, Saskatoon, SK
Cost: $40 per child (with Children’s Bridge membership), $50 per child (non-members)

      This is an adoption workshop for children 6-11 years of age.
Through the Kids Like Me workshop children will: learn to increase their comfort level when talking about adoption issues, support each other through discussions and role plays with puppets, feel empowered and informed, will gain a comfort level in understanding adoption issues, race and identity.

Parent(s) will be asked to participate in the last 30 minutes of this workshop and will be provided with a resource package at the beginning of the children’s session.

To RSVP and for more information please contact
Cathy Murphy 613-226-2112 ext. 6

  Saturday, May 6th, 2017
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Adopting a Child Living with HIV - An Information Afternoon

Date: Saturday May 6, 2017
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Place: Holiday Inn, Winnipeg – Airport West Suite
(2520 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg)
Cost: $50.00 membership with The Children’s Bridge
(please complete membership form and mail to The Children’s Bridge with your cheque)

Please RSVP by April 30th, 2017 to Karyn Bakelaar (Program Manager HIV & Kids Adoption Program) at karyn.bakelaar@childrensbridge.com

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  Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
Ottawa, Ontario
    Ottawa Adoptive Parent Support Group

Wednesday May 10th, 2017
Topic: Identity Formation and Mentors in Transracial Adoption

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Place: The Children's Bridge Office, 1400 Clyde Avenue,
Suite 221, Ottawa, Ontario
Cost: $10.00 per person with membership
Open to all adoptive parents with a current membership (payable at door).
Light refreshments will be provided

      A great opportunity to meet with other families who are parenting teens!
This is a challenging and exciting time - meeting with others is a way to feel connected and supported.

Come on out to an informal get together where we will be discussing interesting topics and strategies to help support you and your teen!
All adoptive parents are welcome to attend.

     DETAILS: Adobe Acrobat PDF
Monday, June 12th, 2017
Ottawa Ontario - Please join us for our
General Information Session from 6:30 – 8:00 pm
and our HIV+ Information Session from 8:00 – 9:00 pm

The Children’s Bridge is pleased to present a free information seminar on: “How to Adopt your Child from Thailand, South Korea, Florida USA, India, China (Waiting Children), Zambia and HIV+ Kids”
Advanced registration is required - space is limited.
For more information and to register for this free seminar contact:

Cathy Murphy at: Cathy.Murphy@childrensbridge.com
(Check out our website too at www.childrensbridge.com)

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  Saturday, October 14th and Sunday, October 15th, 2017
Newmarket, Ontario
    The Children's Bridge presents... AdopTALK
A 2-Day Adoption Parenting Seminar

Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Place: Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall, Hall 3
Cost: $400 per person for PAP’s in process with The Children’s Bridge - $500 per person for PAP’s not in process with the Children’s Bridge.

A light lunch will be served on Saturday, October 14th 2017, (please let us know one week ahead of the seminar if you have any dietary restrictions).

      RSVP to Darlene Catton: Darlene.Catton@childrensbridge.com
Please mail or scan completed AdopTALK registration form to Darlene Catton by October 2nd, 2017.

     DETAILS: Adobe Acrobat PDF