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Saturday, October 21st – 22nd, 3 PM
Bark in the Park 2017 5K Doggy Dash & 1 Mile Puppy Trot
Sunday, October 22nd, noon – 5 PM
Family Fun Fest

900 City Park Dr., Chesapeake
Registration fees apply.

www.chesapeakehumane.org/bip

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Sunday, October 29th, 10 AM – 1 PM
Mutt Masquerade 5K & 1 Mile Walk
31st Street at the Oceanfront, VB
Registration fees apply.

www.vbspca.com/5k

Will your pooch be participating?
Check with us to make sure all vaccinations are up-to-date!

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You don’t have to be a parish member to enjoy the most anticipated church fair in town!

The Church of the Holy Family, located at 1279 Great Neck Road in Virginia Beach, welcomes all members of the community to its annual carnival, featuring rides, games, live music, great food, and more.

Mark your calendars for June 1 – 4 and bring the family!

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December is heavy on holiday prep, light on animal-related awareness days.

My favorite this month is Visit the Zoo Day, on December 27th. Let’s hope the weather cooperates!

National Mutt Day
December 2

World Wildlife Conservation Day
December 4

National Day of the Horse
December 10
Second Saturday in December

Visit the Zoo Day
December 27

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For Halloween 2016, plan on having spooky fun with animals that you don’t have to clean up after — because the zookeepers are doing all the dirty work!

The Virginia Zoo is hosting two fun family events in Norfolk, so get ready for a wild time!

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Saturday OCTOBER 15: Night Crawlers Family Sleepover at the Zoo
Ready to trick or treat yourself to a night at the Zoo? All ghouls and ghosts, witches and creatures of the night are invited for a spooktacular evening.

Join the Virginia Zoo for spooky festivities including nighttime games and activities, up-close encounters with our animal ambassadors, a night hike, a behind-the-scenes experience, evening and morning meals and so much more! Costumes are welcome for this wicked night of festive fun.  

Get all the details (cost, time, registration) here.

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Saturday OCTOBER 22:  ZooBoo is Back!
ZooBoo offers families a safe environment to trick-or-treat and enjoy fall fun. Be sure to check out the animal pumpkin encounters, crafts, bounce houses and more!

This Event is held rain-or-shine (notwithstanding dangerous/inclement weather conditions). Inclement weather date is Saturday, Oct. 29.

Only ZooBoo tickets and passes will be accepted; no other tickets, coupons, passes, vouchers or discounts can be used.

Get more details (cost, time) here.

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Sept. 17: Furry Friends Fest
Join the fun from 10 AM to 1 PM
Bow Creek Recreation Center
3427 Club House Road, Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation wants you to bring the family – including your furry friends – out to Bow Creek Recreation Center and Park for carnival games for kids and pets alike!
Join the free event on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The Virginia Beach Police K-9 Unit and Mounted Patrol will be on-site along with a variety of pet-related vendors and adoption groups.
There will be plenty for the kids to see and do at this free event!

Join the event on Facebook

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FIDO Sundays in September returns to the Norfolk Botanical Garden
this month on the 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th.

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Enjoy the Garden with FIDO and help support the
Norfolk Animal Care Center. 

Standard garden admission applies; Members get in free.
Pet fee is $5 per dog.

Remember to bring water for yourself and your dog.

Vet note:
All dogs should have up-to-date vaccinations before getting out and about and socializing with other dogs. Contact Us to check your pet’s status and find out whether any boosters are recommended.

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Friday, August 26: Art Show and Raffle to Benefit CHKD

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Dr. Miele’s eldest daughter, Alexandra Whiteside, will be exhibiting a large collection of her artwork, alongside that of her husband, James Whiteside — and you can win a piece of art for your home.

The art opening, silent auction, and raffle will be held at COBALT in Hampton, for the benefit of Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, on Friday, August 26th from 6 – 9 PM. Please join us for this special reception!

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Zoo Grooves returns to the Virginia Zoo this weekend with a performance by local music act, The Deloreans.

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Saturday, August 27: Ready to Groove?
Join us for a rockin’ good time with live music at the Zoo for one last time this summer! Bring your blanket and your lawn chairs, enjoy Asia after-hours, animal ambassadors, summer fare & local brews.

Gates open at 5:30 pm.

Performances begin at 6 pm featuring The Deloreans 80’s Band.

Free admission for Zoo members and general admission costs apply for non-members.

Refreshments, beer, wine and soft drinks are available for purchase. No outside food or beverage permitted. Rain or shine!

CONTEST TIME!
We know how much you all LOVE The Deloreans and their 80’s vibe… Come to ZooGrooves dressed in all your 1980’s glory and we’ll be giving out prizes for the most rad outfits at the concert.
Big hair, neon and fitness wear encouraged!

 

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