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Caesar the No Drama Llama at Salem Transit Center
Apr
25
3:00 PM15:00

Caesar the No Drama Llama at Salem Transit Center

Get on Board Day is the new national awareness and advocacy day that encourages people to support public transportation and showcases the benefits it brings to communities.

Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association, Get on Board Day is April 25. This coincides with congressional spring break, which is when elected officials are back in their districts. We're celebrating at the Downtown Transit Center from 3 to 5 p.m. with giveaways and an appearance by Caesar the No Drama Llama!

https://www.cherriots.org/news/get-on-board-with-cherriots/

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Food Truck Frenzy at Willamette Humane
May
17
5:00 PM17:00

Food Truck Frenzy at Willamette Humane

Celebrate the change of seasons at our Spring Food Truck Frenzy. It’s happening May 17th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., courtesy of Paula Fordham and Ryan Fordham at The Fordham Real Estate Group @ RE/MAX Integrity (Paula Fordham, Re/Max Integrity Salem). We'll have pup playgroups, live music, food trucks, adoptable animals, beer, Caesar The No Drama Llama, a magic show (at 6:30 p.m.) and more at this pet-friendly, family-friendly event. And it's all to support the dogs and cats in the shelter.

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May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Rose Festival Canine Court

Dogs of all sizes, ages and breeds are invited to put their best paw forward for the 2019 Portland Rose Festival Canine Court. Six dogs will be honored as the official Canine Court, including two lucky dogs being crowned as the King/Queen of the Canine Court. All six dogs will be invited to ride on a float (or walk alongside it) at the Rose Festival Starlight Parade.

If you think your dog has what it takes to be this year’s Canine Court King or Queen, head over to the Canine Court webpage and apply today!

100% of the proceeds from Canine Court application goes directly to the care of all the animals at the Oregon Humane Society.

Registration is $50. Deadline May 12. https://www.oregonhumane.org/get-involved/events/caninecourt/

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Dog Day in May
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

Dog Day in May

Dog Day in May in The Village at Sunriver is a popular event with local and traveling dogs, and their human companions.

Start the day with the 5k Poker Dog Walk/Run at 10am. In addition to getting in some exercise, you’ll be benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington. Afterward, join the canine festivities at the Village starting at 11am. Activities include amateur dog talent contests, Humane Society adoptions, and vendors offering a range of canine products and services.

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Portland Starlight Parade
Jun
1
8:30 PM20:30

Portland Starlight Parade

A free annual event through the streets of downtown Portland. Oregon Humane Society’s float will feature the Royal Canine Court. One of our most popular events, the Portland General Electric/SOLVE Starlight Parade offers funky, eclectic fun for everyone. From traditional marching bands and flood-lit floats, to glow-in-the-dark umbrellas and unique hand-built entries, you’ll see the best of Portland’s diverse community groups (and surrounding Northwest region) together in one whimsical pageant. 2019 makes for an exciting Starlight Parade as it celebrates more than 40 years in the city of Portland!

The Starlight Parade continues a longtime festival tradition from the early 1900s, when illuminated floats built on electric trolley cars made their way through the city on trolley tracks. Today, participants light up the night with approximately 100 illuminated entries along a 2.25-mile route. The parade draws more than 325,000 spectators to downtown Portland, and is also broadcast live from 9:00 – 11:00 p.m. on FOX 12. Don’t miss the fun of one of the Rose Festival’s best and brightest traditions!

The Portland General Electric/SOLVE Starlight Parade will begin at 8:30 p.m. on June 1, 2019.

Details at One of our most popular events, the Portland General Electric/SOLVE Starlight Parade offers funky, eclectic fun for everyone. From traditional marching bands and flood-lit floats, to glow-in-the-dark umbrellas and unique hand-built entries, you’ll see the best of Portland’s diverse community groups (and surrounding Northwest region) together in one whimsical pageant. 2019 makes for an exciting Starlight Parade as it celebrates more than 40 years in the city of Portland!

The Starlight Parade continues a longtime festival tradition from the early 1900s, when illuminated floats built on electric trolley cars made their way through the city on trolley tracks. Today, participants light up the night with approximately 100 illuminated entries along a 2.25-mile route. The parade draws more than 325,000 spectators to downtown Portland, and is also broadcast live from 9:00 – 11:00 p.m. on FOX 12. Don’t miss the fun of one of the Rose Festival’s best and brightest traditions!

The Portland General Electric/SOLVE Starlight Parade will begin at 8:30 p.m. on June 1, 2019.

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Oregon Corgi Beach Day event for OHS
Jul
27
10:00 AM10:00

Oregon Corgi Beach Day event for OHS

2019 Oregon Corgi Beach Day - Benefiting the Oregon Humane Society
Beach Day Theme: Corgi Beach Bums
Date: Saturday, July 27,2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Cannon Beach OR, On the Beach between 1st St and Ecola Creek

Let’s pack up our gear, picnic lunch and of course our Corgis (Purebred or Mix) and head out to Cannon Beach for the day! Nothing says Summer Fun like a mob of Corgis enjoying the Sun, Sand and the Ocean Breeze, while raising money for a good cause!

100% of our Net Proceeds goes to the Oregon Humane Society

Our goal is to raise funds for the Oregon Humane Society so, we encourage a $10 donation to OHS at sign in.

Sign-in at the OHS tent so we can get an official Corgi and Human count and drop off your donation to Oregon Humane Society! Then shop at the merchandise area to get your Corgi gifts, raffle tickets, and/or bid on the silent action items. You can purchase Beach Day merchandise in advance of the event at http://www.portlandcorgi.com/Shop.php

PARKING: Use any PUBLIC or STREET PARKING on the north end of Cannon Beach. (Remember to obey posted parking restrictions.) Cannon Beach is a small coastal town, so plan to spend time looking for Parking.

Agenda: (No Group Photo planned)

• 10:00am Event Opens - Stop by the OHS tent to sign-in and drop off your donation.

• 11:30 am Costume Contest – the audience will select a winner

2019 Categories:
1. Best Beach Bootie
2. Celebrity Impersonations
3. Dynamic Duo - Owner & Corgi Themed
4. Any Thing Goes

• 1:00pm Corgi Races – the fastest stumpy legs around, will your corgi win it? (REGISTER at the OHS booth starting at 11:00am until all 64 racing slots are filled).

• 2:00pm Raffle Drawing - you have to be present to win!

• 2:30 pm Silent Auction Closes - winners announced, you have to be present to win, if someone that out-bid you does not claim the prize, we will move down the list to the next highest bidder.

• 4:00pm Event Closes - pack up and head out for a well-deserved Corgi nap!

FOR SALE:
Various Corgi themed items.
Raffle Tickets - $1.00

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POP Cats: Cats + Pop + Art Festival
Sep
28
to Sep 29

POP Cats: Cats + Pop + Art Festival

  • Oregon Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday: September 28th, 2019 • 10am to 7pm
Sunday: September 29th, 2019 • 11am to 5pm

POP Cats™ is a fun-packed festival fueled by the spirit of cats, pop, and art! You’ll love the cat playgrounds; artists; music; photo ops; artisans; brands; workshops; influencers; cat adoptions; tattoos; and more! A portion of profits benefits participating cat organizations.

There will be cat playgrounds for kids and adults; cat adoptions; artists; talks; merchandise; personality meet & greet; contests; cat tattoos; music; cat-tails; face painting; live painting; caricatures, Art Workshop for Kids, Art Workshop for Adults, Cat Workshop for Adults, Cat Toy Workshop for Children. Some workshops & meet & greets not included with general admission.

Tickets and information at https://popcats.org/portland-2019/

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2019 Sunriver Brewing Company K-9 Keg Pull
Feb
2
12:00 PM12:00

2019 Sunriver Brewing Company K-9 Keg Pull

The Sunriver Brewing Co. K9 Keg Pull is the premier winter event in Sunriver. A 150-foot snow runway sets the stage for this doggie olympics. Dog owners register their pups in a variety of weight divisions, which will dictate what size “keg” their pooch will pull. Each participant will be timed and prizes awarded for each weight category.

Tickets are $15. All proceeds from the Keg Pull will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington.

Vendors for humans and canines will be on display. Participants and spectators are encouraged to donate dog food and enter to win some great prizes. The dog food will be donated to the Humane Society of Central Oregon.

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Nov
2
5:00 PM17:00

Noche de Los Gatos (Night of the Cats)

Noche de los Gatos (Night of the Cats) is the Oregon Humane Society’s only cat-centric event of the year and the premier gathering for curators of kittens, friends of felines, and lovers of all things cat! Noche de los Gatos will take place at The Commune, one of Portland’s newest collaborative open work spaces, located in the historic Old Town building in downtown Portland. Noche de los Gatos will feature animal-loving vendors, adorable cats & kittens from the Oregon Humane Society (yes, they will be available for adoption), great food and drinks, awesome raffle prizes for cat and people alike and much more! Will your favorite, local social media cat celebrities be on hand for meet-and-greets? Stay tuned to find out! To stay up to date on the event and to purchase tickets visit: https://www.oregonhumane.org/get-involved/events/noche-de-los-gatos/

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Sep
8
10:00 AM10:00

Muttzanita 2018

Manzanita - Hundreds of dog lovers gather for coastal festival featuring local businesses, games, contests, demos, vendors, kid’s activities and a pet parade. Well-behaved dogs, cats and humans all welcome! Proceeds support Tillamook Animal Shelter and Animal Haven by the Sea. Details Muttzanita.com.

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Sep
2
11:00 AM11:00

Bunny Palooza

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Portland - Festival celebrating rabbits and the people who love them at Oaks Park Dance Pavilion. Bunnies are welcome in appropriate pet carriers and with access to drinking water.  $4/tickets; $5/at event, children 12 & under are free. Details RabbitAdvocates.org or OregonBunnyPalooza.org.

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Jul
7
11:00 AM11:00

For the Love of Pets Benefit Festival

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Redmond - Free, dog-friendly community festival at American Legion Park to benefit Brightside Animal Center, Three Rivers Humane Society and Humane Society of the Ochocos. Event features beer tasting, live music, dog yoga, kid’s activities, raffles, giveaways, great food, and adoptable pets galore. Details FLPBenefit.com.

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Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

Kitties at Recycled Arts Festival

Vancouver - Meet the volunteers and cats available for adoption at Furry Friends Washington’s booth during this great event committed to arts and the environment. Event held at Esther Short Park; cont., Sun., June 24 10-4pm. Details FurryFriendsWA.org or RecycledArtsFestival.com.

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Jun
1
5:00 PM17:00

Dog Days of Summer

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Camas - Celebrate the beginning of the summer month's during Cama's June First Friday!  Doggie talent show, fashion show, prizes, vendors, kids' crafts with a dog theme, dog breed guessing activity, dog/owner look-alike contest and more.  All events are free. Bring your favorite pooch (leashes required) and make a night of it! Camas First Friday event takes place between 4th & 5th Streets on Cedar in downtown Camas. Details Downtown Camas Association's Facebook page.

 

 

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May
19
12:00 PM12:00

The Dog and Pony Show!

Redmond - Enjoy street carnival with face painting, fortune telling, live music, horse petting corral and adoptable dogs. Learn about upcoming events and talk to the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office about their Rescue Ranch and adoptable animals. Free and fun for the whole family. Details BrightsideAnimals.org.

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Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Northwest Horse Fair & Expo

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Albany - Whether you own horses or are a horse lover at heart, beginner or professional, interested in dressage or trail riding, there is something for everyone at this family-friendly event. Tickets $12/adult; $6/children 6-12. Cont., Sat, Mar. 24, 9-8 and Sun., Mar. 25, 9-6. Event held at Linn County Fair & Expo Center; details EquinePromotions.net.

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Jan
13
10:00 AM10:00

Northwest Reptile Expo

Portland - Meet adoptable reptiles, including boas, pythons, geckos, bearded dragons, tortoises, iganas and more. Show also features vendors, retail merchandise, non-profit organizations and veterinarians.  Admission $10/adults; $5/kids 6-12. Event held at Columbia Conference Center in Portland Holiday Inn; details NWReptileExpos.com.

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Nov
19
11:00 AM11:00

Wild Arts Festival

Portland - Where else can you mingle with famous artists and authors while meeting a Great Horned Owl and a Peregrine Falcon?  The Northwest’s premier show and sale of nature-related art and books also features food & drink, music, auctions, and more. Event held at Montgomery Park - Benefits the Audubon Society of Portland. Details WildArtsFestival.org.

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Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Wild Arts Festival

Portland - Where else can you mingle with famous artists and authors while meeting a Great Horned Owl and a Peregrine Falcon?  The Northwest’s premier show and sale of nature-related art and books also features food & drink, music, auctions, and more. Event held at Montgomery Park - Benefits the Audubon Society of Portland. Cont., Sun., Nov. 19 11-5pm. Details WildArtsFestival.org.

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Jun
24
10:00 AM10:00

Kitties at Recycled Arts Festival

Vancouver - Meet the volunteers and cats available for adoption at Furry Friends Washington’s booth during this great event committed to arts and the environment. Cont., Sun., June 25 10-4pm. Event held at Esther Short Park; details FurryFriendsWA.org or RecycledArtsFestival.com.

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Mar
11
4:00 PM16:00

Oregon Cat Video Festival

Salem - 1st annual family-friendly event at the Oregon State Fairgrounds celebrates our furry feline friends with videos, musical performances, comedy show, costume contests, cat-themed attractions, kid's area, vendors, and a whole lot more. $20/adults; $10/12 & under. 20% of ticket sales benefit OHS. Details OregonCatVideoFestival.com.

 

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Nov
19
10:00 AM10:00

15th Annual Pretty Kitty Holiday Craft Bazaar

Portland, OR - Great shopping for a great cause. Biggest fundraiser of the year for House of Dreams No Kill Shelter features handmade gifts for pets and their people, silent auction, and raffle for great prizes. 100% of the profit go to House of Dreams No Kill Shelter. At Taborspace; details KittyDreams.org.

 

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Oct
1
8:00 AM08:00

17th Annual BirdFest

Celebrate fall and the wildlife that make the refuge their home at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Family-friendly activities include tours, workshops, canoe/kayak trips, demos, bluegrass music, bird shows and more. Most activities are free; Cont., Sun., Oct. 2. Details RidgefieldFriends.org.

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Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Muttzanita & Friends 2016

Hundreds of dog lovers will gather for 8th annual festival featuring local businesses, games, contests, demos, kid's activities, pet parade, and more.  Well-behaved dogs, cats and their humans are welcome! Proceeds supports Tillamook Animal Shelter and Animal Haven by the Sea. Details Muttzanita.com.

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Sep
11
9:00 AM09:00

Dogs Day Out

Enjoy the fall season with food & drinks, music, pet-related exhibitors, photo booth, demos, dog-friendly obstacle course and more. Event is part of the Sandy/Boring Corn Cross Cyclocross and is a fundraiser for local dog parks and Fences for Fido. Free admission; donations welcome. Details CityofSandy.com.

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