Families Make Beautiful Music: Nov. 5 free event honors adoptive families



Department of Family Services
12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 500
Fairfax, Virginia 22035-1102

October 13, 2010

News Highlights

  • "Families Make Beautiful Music," Friday, November 5,
    6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Fairfax County Government Center
  • Free event honors adoptive families in Fairfax County.
  • The public is invited.
  • Program includes interactive musical entertainment.

On Friday, Nov. 5, from 6 – 9 p.m., the Fairfax County Department of Family Services will host a celebration “Families Make Beautiful Music,” in honor of adoptive families as part of National Adoption Awareness Month at the Fairfax County Government Center (12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035).

The public is invited to join Fairfax County adoptive families in the celebration. The free event includes interactive musical entertainment – fun for the whole family!

National Adoption Awareness Month began in 1976 when former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis proclaimed Adoption Week in an effort to promote awareness of the need for adoptive families for children in foster care. Soon after that, former President Gerald Ford issued the first National Adoption Week proclamation. Locally, Fairfax County is committed to helping children in the foster care system find permanent homes.

For information on how to reach the location of this event using public transportation, visit www.fairfaxconnector.com 703-339-7200; TTY 703-339-1608 or www.wmata.com 202-637-7000; TTY 202-638-3780.

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