Friday, September 30, 2016

‘Sea Turtle Awareness Weekend’ at the Adventure Aquarium Oct. 8-10

Join the Adventure Aquarium, Camden this Columbus Day weekend as the celebrate their hard shell residents during their 2nd annual Sea Turtle Awareness Weekend (Oct. 8-10).

They’ll feature an array of turtle-y awesome activities all weekend-long as we raise money for the Sea Turtle Conservancy, an international non-profit organization headquartered in Florida that works to conserve and recover sea turtle populations through research, education, advocacy and protection of the natural habitats.

The aquarium is at 1 Riverside Drive.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

‘The Seeing Eye Doggy Dash’ Sun., Oct. 2 in Morristown

Join The Seeing Eye for a family and dog-friendly event,The Seeing Eye Doggy Dash” 11 a.m. Sun., Oct. 2 at Lidgerwood Park, Morristown.

The event will feature aleisurely walk, followed by a dog pageant, a costume contest, music, food, a raffle, and more. 

The first 300 registrants get a free goodie bag and there are prizes for the top fundraisers.
Cost is $35.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

‘Animals On Parade: 32nd Annual Feast Of Saint Francis’ Sun., Oct. 2 in Manhattan

A joyous procession of Gods creatures, both great and small, will flock to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine for a ceremony and blessing at the 32nd annual Feast of Saint Francis and Blessing of the Animals on Sun., Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave. in Manhattan.

The day is a celebration of the life of Saint Francis of Assisi and his advocacy for harmony between human beings and the natural world. 

Following the procession, guests are welcomed to enjoy an outdoor fair from 1 to 4 p.m., at which many groups will share information on their community efforts, including animal, environmental, and other social justice causes. 

The event is free and open to the public, but limited space is available. 

Information: 212-316-7540.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

‘Blessing Of The Animals’ Sun., Oct. 2 in Haworth

All creatures great and small, whether they are furry, finned, feathered, or scaled, are welcome to come with their human companions to receive a blessing 10:30 a.m. Sun., Oct. 2 at St. Lukes Episcopal Church, Massachusetts Avenue and Grant Street, Haworth.

The blessing will take place in the middle of a special 10:30 a.m. service which honors the life and works of St. Francis. 

Information: 201-384-0706.

Monday, September 26, 2016

‘My Dog Loves Central Park Fair’ set for Sat., Oct. 1

Come, sit, stay, and celebrate Central Park and its dog community at the My Dog Loves Central Park Fair” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 1 at Central Park's Naumburg Bandshell, Mid-Park at 72nd Street, Manhattan.

This event is hosted by Central Park Paws, a program of the Central Park Conservancy. 

Central Park Paws encourages dog owners to become stewards of the Park and serves as the connector between the dog community, Central Park, and the Conservancy. 

Information: www.centralparknyc.org.