Past Events Calendar

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month!

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Day Time County Event/Activity Place Contact Additional
Information
30th 10:00am Burke Blue Ribbon Campaign for Law Enforcement Morganton Dept. of Public Safety Burke Council for the Prevention of Child Abuse at 828-438-2872 Volunteers to tie ribbons on patrol cars
31st All Day Union A Day in the Park; Let's Prevent Abuse Belk Tonawanda Park United Family Services at 704-238-1518 Children and Families can learn about personal safety; puppet show; mobile training unit.
11:00am-
2:00pm
Chatham Week of the Young Child Kick-Off CCCC, Pittsboro Robin Testerman at 919-545-8367  
March 30 - April 14   Durham Parade of Homes Fundraiser Northgate Mall, Durham PCA Durham at 919-644-4433 Home Builders Association of Durham & Orange Counties - Tickets $3-10

Day Time County Event/Activity Place Contact Additional
Information
1st TBA Statewide Charlotte Hornets Game - NBA Blue Ribbon for Kids Campaign Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte Sue Bruce, Council for Children at 704-372-7961 Attendees receive Blue Ribbons, Players Wear Shirts
2nd 9:00am Pamlico Blue Flag Raising; County Proclamation Pamlico Co. Courthouse, Bayboro, NC Pamlico D.S.S., Callie Mc Broom at 252-745-4086 Blue Ribbons will be distributed to attendees
6:00pm-
7:30pm
Union How to Keep Your Child Safe - training for parents and caregivers. 102 E. Franklin Street, Monroe Register by calling United Family Services at 704-226-5120 Registration required; space limited; offered again on 4/30
3rd 6:00pm-
9:00pm
Chatham Child Care Provider Training Family Resource Center, Siler City Robin Testerman at 919-545-8367  
4th Noon Chatham Balloon Release; County Proclamation Pittsboro Courthouse Robin Testerman at 919-545-8367  
Noon Chatham Ring Out Against Child Abuse Pittsboro Downtown Robin Testerman at 919-545-8367 Area Churches to ring bells at noon in honor of young survivors of child abuse in Chatham County
8:00am Catawba Breakfast to Honor D.S.S. Workers Faith Lutheran Church, Conover Children's Protection Council at 828-465-9297  
5th 1:00pm-
7:00pm
Chatham Childrens Detal Screening/Referral & Health, Safety, Parenting Information Wal-Mart, Siler City Robin Testerman at 919-545-8367  
  6:30pm-
8:30pm
Chatham Positive Discipline Series with Katherine Leslie Pittsboro Presbyterian Church Robin Testerman at 919-545-8367 Also being held on April 12, 19, and 26
  Noon-
1:00pm
Mecklenburg Interagency Luncheon - Intensive Home Visiting Program Bethlehem Center, Charlotte Kathy Royer at 704-336-6446 $5.00 fee for lunch
7th 11:00am-
1:00pm
Burke Kick-Off Ceremony & Parade Burke Co. Gingerbread House, S. Sterling St., Morganton Burke Council for the Prevention of Child Abuse at 828-438-2872  
10:00am-
4:00pm
Rowan Day of the Young Child Old Lowe's Building, Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury Rowan Partnership for Children at 704-630-9085  
2:00pm Rowan 3rd Annual Child Abuse Prevention Parade Main St., Salisbury Prevent Child Abuse Rowan at 704-797-5094  
10:00am-
1:00pm
Bertie Health Fair & Blue Ribbon Campaign Kick-Off Liverman's Park & Petting Zoo Bertie Co. Partnership for Children and Health Dept. - Ashley Ewing at 252-794-5322  
9th   STATEWIDE Prevent Child Abuse Conference Koury Convention Center, Greensboro Carol Neal Rossi at 919-829-8009 April 9-11
7:30pm Rowan Candlelight Vigil Rowan County Courthouse, Salisbury Prevent Child Abuse Rowan at 704-797-5094  
10th 9:00am Cumberland Concern for Children; Mayoral Proclamation City Hall, Fayetteville Contact Brownie Cain at 910-678-2921 Public school students will attend
14th 10:00am - 2:00pm Union "A Day In the Park" Pavilion Park, behind the Courthouse in Jackson Call 704-586-1800 for more information. Easter Egg Hunt, Games, Face Painting, 97Q Live in the Park, Jackson Volunteer Fire Dept. Presentation, and Free Hot Dogs, Popcorn and Drinks.
2:00pm-
4:00pm
Cumberland Spring Fling - Child Abuse Prevention Training; Army Family Advocacy Program. Ft. Bragg Closed Registration  
18th Noon Chatham Balloon Release; City Proclamation Siler City Courthouse Robin Testerman at 919-545-8367 Area Churches to ring bells at noon in honor of young survivors of child abuse in Chatham County
9:00am-
2:00pm
Mecklenburg It's A Family Affair - Interagency Health Fair Meck. Co. Health Dept., 2845 Beatties-Ford Road Kathy Royer at 704-336-6446 Food, Fun, Games & Information for the whole family
19th 2:30pm-
5:00pm
Wake Healing Families: Addressing Violence in the Home DHHS, Sunnybrook Rd., Raleigh Denise Billman at 212-7413 Sponsored by Exchange CAP Center, Prevent Child Abuse, SafeChild, and Wake County DHHS, Child Protective Services
20th 8:00pm-
11:00pm
Wake Picture This - Photography Exhibit, Fundraiser, Auction Sisters Garden, Millbrook Rd, Raleigh Prevent Child Abuse NC at 1-800-354-KIDS $25 per person in advance, $30 at door
8:30am-
3:00pm
Union Child Abuse & Neglect Training - Full-Day Workshop First Baptist Church, 109 Morrow Avenue, Monroe To register call United Family Services at 704-226-5120 $ 5.00 registration fee; Dr. Sharon Cooper as Keynote speaker
21st 10:00am-
5:00pm
Pitt Child Abuse Prevention & Victims Rights Open House Colonial Mall, Greenville Pitt Co. D.A.'s Office at 252-695-7200  
23rd 11:30am-
12:30am
Wake Reach for the Stars - March & Ceremony for Victims Rights State Capitol, Raleigh Rose Marie White Hearn at 919-716-6780 A.G. Roy Cooper to Speak - Sponsored by the NC Victim Services Interagency Council
24th 7:00pm-
8:30pm
Wake Volunteer Information Night - Exchange CAP Center Trinity United Methodist Church (corner of Sasser & Bloodworth), Raleigh Contact Exchange CAP Center at 834-8687 Refreshments will be served.
7:00pm Catawba Hancock-Settlemyre Banquet Lake Hickory Country Club Barbara Williams at 828-324-6788 Tickets cost $20.00
2:00pm-
4:00pm
Wayne Awareness Day from WAGES Wayne Co. First Steps Community Action Organization, Goldsboro Patricia Colon at 919-734-1178 ext. 283  
26th 5:00pm-
5:45pm
Alamance March to Prevent Child Abuse Downtown Burlington, Lexington Ave. & Davis St. Stacey Connors at 336-438-2072 Kick-0ff for Vigil
6:00pm-
7:30pm
Alamance Candlelight Vigil Depot Ampitheater, Front St., Burlington Stacey Connors at 336-438-2072  
27th All Day Wake & Statewide Children's Memorial Flag Flown Over State Capitol State Capitol, Downtown Raleigh For more information, contact Alicia Gruenebaum, NC Dept. of Administration, 919-733-9296 NC joins 35 other states in honoring the lost lives of children during April, Child Abuse Prevention Month.
9:00am-
5:00pm
Cumberland Children's Memorial Day Courthouse Square, Fayetteville Call Kelly McDonald at the Child Advocacy Center at 910-486-9700  
1:00pm-
4:00pm
Chatham Workshop on Identifying & Reporting Abuse CCCC, Building 2, Pittsboro Robin Testerman at 919-545-8367  
28th 10:00am-
4:00pm
Craven Celebrate Kids Festival New Bern at Community Park Pat Purnell or Kelly Edwards at 252-636-3198  
Noon - 3:00pm Union 3rd Annual Child Fair Becker Village Mall, Roanoke Rapids For more information, call 704-586-1800 Games, Puppet Show, Poster Contest, Clowns, Prizes, Balloons and much more.
TBA Cumberland Cumberland County Health Fair   Jennifer Sivett with Childcare Solutions at 910-860-2277 x243  
30th   NATIONAL Spank-Out Day   www.stophitting.com  
All Month   Rowan "Blue Bows Downtown" Downtown Salisbury Salisbury Merchants and PCA Rowan at 704-855-1288 Merchants donate $25 or more for large blue bow and poster to display on business doors - proceeds benefit child abuse prevention
  Rowan Child Abuse Prevention Poster Contest Winners will be displayed at Waterworks Visual Arts Center in May Prevent Child Abuse Rowan at 704-797-5094 Students K-12 participating
March 30 - April 14   Durham Parade of Homes Fundraiser Northgate Mall, Durham PCA Durham at 919-644-4433 Home Builders Association of Durham & Orange Counties - Tickets $3-10
 

5th 10:00am-
Noon
Pitt S.A.F.E. Walk / Fundraiser Town Common, Greenville TEDI BEAR at 252-758-1200 Stop Abuse For Everyone
All Day Union Blooming Arts Festival - Let's Prevent Abuse Puppet Show Kids Festivarts Section w/ handprints, balloons, parenting information. N/A Puppet show at 2:00pm

For more information, contact us

Prevention Works!

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina
3344 Hillsborough Street
Suite 100-D
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: 919.829.8009
1.800.354.KIDS
Fax:  919.832.0308
Email: info@childabusenc.org

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