Updated 7/31/2022

Please check the list of upcoming events below. Contact Ashley Marshall to sign up.

Branford Compassion Club – Animal Awareness Day

Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 12pm-4pm *Ambassadors must sign up by Monday, August 8*

Branford Town Green – 1011 Main St, Branford, CT 06405

Shift 1: Arrive by 11:15am & set up at by 12:00pm – 2pm

Ambassador Name:  Shirley Baron

Ambassador Name: Karen Orvis

Shift 2: 1:45pm – 4:15pm

Ambassador Name: Chris Shih

Ambassador Name: ______________________

This event includes music, children’s activities, food trucks, live animals (mini horses!), live animal educational demonstrations, a giant bake sale, booths featuring a variety of area animal care and rescue groups, as well as craft and business vendors, and you never know what other surprises may happen!

The highlight of the day, as always, will be the Blessing of the Animals at 1:30 p.m., the annual nod to the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, large and small.  An interesting array of pets always makes their way to the Green to be blessed by local clergy from several denominations.  In past years, that parade has ranged from dogs, cats and gerbils to horses, rabbits and birds.

Luckypawlooza – Lucky Dog Refuge’s 1st annual festival

Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 11am-5pm *Ambassadors must sign up by Monday, August 15*

Please note the rain date for this event is Oct 22, 2022. 

Mill River Park, 1050 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT 06901 

Shift 1: Arrive by 10:30am & set up at by 11:00am – 1:45pm

Ambassador Name: ______________________

Ambassador Name: ______________________

Shift 2: Arrive by 1:45pm – 5:00pm

Ambassador Name: ______________________

Ambassador Name: ______________________

This family-friendly event will have food trucks, a beer garden, live music, friendly competitions, dog obstacle course, and more!

South Windsor Farmers’ Market 

Saturday, August 27, 2022

220 Nevers Rd, South Windsor CT 06074

Shift: Arrive by 8:30am & set up at by 9:00am. Market 9am-12pm.

Ambassador Name: Jodi Shulman

Ambassador Name: Chris Shih

At least one ambassadors are needed to represent CHS at this farmers market. The market is promoting a collection drive at the market this day for CHS and the ambassador will need to take donations back to the shelter. We will attend with an educational and informational booth with plenty of dog themed giveaways!  Sign Up. 

This event is rain or shine and will take place outdoors.

Ambassador will need to bring a table, chair, tent, weights, and duffle bag from CHS.