Children’s Service Center (CSC) is hosting an adoption-matching event from 1-3 p.m. on Oct. 5 in the multipurpose room of the center’s Milford E. Barnes School, 335 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Biographies of the children seeking adoption will be available and representatives from many adoption organizations will be present to answer questions. This is a free, public event. For more information, or to register, call Valerie May at 570-825-6425 ext. 399. Registration is recommended before Oct. 5. Participants, from left: Marian Kolcun, Older Child Matching Initiative; Stan Dorrance, Adoption Program; Amanda Sevenson, adoption recruiter; and Rebecca Nallon, program supervisor, adoption.