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November is National Adoption Awareness Month

Circus of the Heart, an annual celebration of adoption will take place 1-4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4, at Northern Star Scouting Base Camp in St. Paul.

A critical shortage of foster and adoptive parents in Minnesota exists. On any given day in Minnesota, there are over 10,000 children in foster care and 820 waiting to be adopted. Learn about resources available to foster and adoptive families. Hear the success stories of local children and families who have experienced adoption.

The day includes: games, crafts, petting zoo, pony rides, clowns, face painting, nail painting, henna art, Dance Dance Revolution, Wii Sports, refreshments, photo opportunities, prize drawings and more. For further information, visit mnadopt.org.

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