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Updated 8/16/22

Please check the list of upcoming events below. Contact Priscilla Clark at pclark@cthumane.org to sign up.

Sat, August 27, 2022, 8:30am – 12noon South Windsor Farmers Market, 220 Nevers Rd, South Windsor CT 06074. Represent CHS at this farmers market. The market is promoting a collection drive at the market this day for CHS and the ambassador(s) will need to take donations back to the shelter. Share information about CHS programs. Ambassador will need to bring a table, 2 chairs, tent, weights, and duffle bag from CHS.

Ambassadors: Jodi Shulman, and Chris Shih. (Arrive by 8:30am & set up at by 9:00am. Market 9am-12pm.)

Wed, Sept 7 tabling Hartford Yard Goats ‘Bark in the Park’ game, Dunkin’ Donuts Park, 1214 Main Street, Hartford, CT  06103. Setup table display, greet the public and answer questions about CHS. Stay for about 1 hour (first two innings, game starts around 7:05pm). Table and chair provided by Yard Goats.  Free ticket to the game provided by Yard Goats (if interested). Parking may be reimbursed by CHS (mzaluski@cthumane.org)

Shift _____________________ (5:15pm – 6:15pm)

Sun, Sept 18 tabling 9am-4:30pm Adopt-A-Dog’s Puttin on the Dog, Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, 100 Arch Street, Greenwich, CT 06830.
First shift will setup tent/table, etc. and greet public and answer questions about CHS, Second shift will do the same, then breakdown the tent, table etc. The event is open to the public 9AM – 4:30PM.

Shift #1  Michaela Devoe and ___________________________ (2 people, 8:00AM – 12:30PM)

Shift #2 _______________________ and ____________________________ (2 people, 12:30pm – 5:00PM)

Sat, Sept 24 tabling (10am-3pm) at Newington Waterfall Festival, Market Square, Newington, CT 06111.
First shift will setup tent/table, etc. and greet public and answer questions about CHS, Second shift will do the same, then breakdown the tent, table etc. The event is open to the public 10AM – 3:00PM.

Shift #1 Laurie Boske and Linda Panikowski (shift full, 9:30AM – 12:30PM)

Shift #2 Sue Galli and Mary Crotty (2 people, 12:00pm – 3:00PM)

Sun, October 2, 2022 from 12pm-4pm Branford Compassion Club – Animal Awareness Day Branford Town Green – 1011 Main St, Branford, CT 06405. 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!

Shift 1: Shirley Baron, Karen Orvis (Arrive by 11:15am & set up at by 12:00pm – 2pm)

Shift 2: Chris Shih, and ______________________ (1:45pm – 4:15pm)

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.

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