AmaXlng Challenge 5K Fun Run - Sunday, April 14th from 10:00 - 1:00 at Green Lake Park in Seattle (east side of the lake near Evans Pool)
This is a fundraiser for Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to raising autism awareness and research. Stop by and learn more about SPDR.
Whiskers, Wings & Wagging Tails - Saturday, May 11th from 10:00 - 3:00 at the Redmond Senior Center (8703 - 160th Ave NE, Redmond)
Come join us in celebrating the joy companion animals bring to our lives. There will be activities for the whole family, dog sport demos, rescue groups with animals available for adoption, vendors and much more. For more information go to www.redmond.gov
or call 425-556-2314.
Petpalooza - Saturday, May 18th from 10:00 - 5:00 at Game Farm Park (3030 "R" St S. E.) in Auburn
This one has lots of fun events for everyone, whether two or four legged, and it's free. It starts off with the Dog Trot Fun Run at 9:30 followed by live entertainment, Skyhoundz Disc Dog Championships, a petting zoo, the 'Unleashed' pet contests, agility areas, a noon pet parade, giveaways and lots of activities to keep both humans and pets entertained. Various rescue groups, including SPDR, will be on hand to help you find a new best friend and answer questions about responsible pet care. There will be over 150 vendors and craft booths to temp you too. Go to www.auburnwa.gov
and click on events to find out more.
Furry 5K Fun Run & Walk - Sunday, June 9th from 8:00 - 1:00 at Seward Park in Seattle
Funds raised help support the Seattle Animal Shelter. Enjoy visiting the various vendors and rescue groups before and after the run/walk (which begins at 10:00). There will be contests and prizes awarded too. www.furry5k.com
provides information and registration forms as well as directions to the park.
Mill Creek Festival - Saturday & Sunday, July 13th & 14th from 11:00 - 6:00. The Pet Plaza will be located in the parking lot of the Mill Creek Pavilion building at the northwest corner of 161st St SE & Bothell-Everett Highway
Check back closer to the date for more information or go to www.millcreekfestival.com
Everett Mutt Strut - Saturday, August 10th from 10:00 - 2:00 at Langus Riverfront Park ( 400 Smith Island Road, Everett)
Celebrate the dog days of summer at this wonderful outdoor event for dog lovers and their buddies. Activities include a community dog walk, displays, lectures, competitions, prizes and vendors. A variety of dogs and cats from shelters and rescue groups from around the state will be on hand. Additional information and directions to the park can be found at www.everettwa.org
Harbor Hounds - Saturday, September 14th from 10:00 - 3:00 along the waterfront in between Donkey Creek Park and Skansie Brothers Park in Gig Harbor
This is Gig Harbor's four legged social event of the season. Proceeds from this charity dog walk benefits the Purdy Prison Pet Partnership Program and the many charities supported by the Gig Harbor Midday Rotary Club. Rescue groups and vendors will be set up in both parks. www.harborhounds.com
can provide you with all the details.