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UPCOMING EVENTS

2016

J Crew Shopping Benefit 
Illusions Paw Readings
 
Cantina Marina Monthly Yappy Hours

Yappy Hours at Justin's Cafe
 Pups in the Park
DC Walk for the Animals & Pet-A-Palooza featuring Barktoberfest
Dog Wash at Fur-Get Me Not
 
Happy Hour at Mango Tree

Whiskers and Whiskey

2017

Designs for Felines: Giving Community Cats Shelter
Fashion for Paws 11th Annual Runway Show

WHS Events are some of the best in the city! 

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Check out our listings on BizBash's
2015 list of the Top 100 Events in DC!

Fashion for Paws - #1 Fashion & Beauty Event
Bark Ball - #25 Benefits

Do YOU want to host the next
WHS/WARL Fundraiser?

WHS/WARL is always looking for new and exciting fundraising ideas to help raise money for the homeless animals of DC.

If you would like to support WHS by hosting a fundraising event, please email your proposal to KShanley@washhumane.org.

With the recent merger of the Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League (more info herewe are able to present you with even more options to join us at upcoming events. All events listed below support the combined new organization.

We are looking forward to seeing you soon!


J Crew Shopping Benefit  

Friday, August 26, 2016
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
J Crew - Tysons Galleria
1742G International Drive
McLean, VA 22102

Enjoy an evening of shopping and refreshments at the J.Crew of Tysons Galleria on Friday, August 26 and a portion of sales will benefit the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League. Supporters who spend over $100 will enjoy an exclusive 20% off their purchase. 
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Illusions Paw Readings 

Saturday, August 27, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Illusions of Georgetown
1629 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007

Bring your pup to Illusions of Georgetown for a psychic paw reading from Reverend Brown. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League. 
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Cantina Marina Monthly Yappy Hours

August 29
September 19

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cantina Marina
600 Water Street SW 
Washington, DC 20024

Enjoy drinks overlooking the Potomac as you visit with some of our adorable adoptable pups! A portion of total sales from the evening will support WHS-WARL.


 

Yappy Hours at Justin's Cafe

August 31 
September 21

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Justin's Cafe

1025 1st Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

Join us for a Yappy Hour at Justin's Cafe! Get $5 draft beers with a $10 donation at the door benefiting the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League! 

 

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Pups in the Park

Nationals Park
1500 S Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

Bring your pups to Nationals Park to support the Washington Humane Society on these dates: 

Thursday, September 8 at 7:05 PM: Nationals vs. Phillies

Saturday, October 1 at 4:05 PM: Nationals vs. Marlins

Tickets on sale now!

For questions, please contact Rachel at Rthaler@washhumane.org.
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DC Walk for the Animals & Pet-A-Palooza featuring Barktoberfest

Sunday, September 18, 2016
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Capitol Riverfront
Corner of M St SE and First St SE
(across from the Navy Yard Metro Station and adjacent to Nat's Park) 

With the recent merger of WHS-WARL we are excited to combine two of our popular fall community events into one BIG festival for animal lovers. The DC Walk for the Animals & Pet-A-Palooza featuring Barktoberfest will now offer attendees even more pet-friendly activities than before! Join us at our new venue on the Capitol Riverfront to show just how much DC Loves DC Animals


Register to Walk: $35
Register to walk today and compete for the title of Top Fundraising Walker and/or Top Fundraising Team while also enjoying all that Barktoberfest has to offer. 

Barktoberfest Ticket: $35
Enjoy an afternoon of beer tasting and food trucks at Barktoberfest while also visiting all that Pet-A-Palooza has to offer.

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Dog Wash at Fur-Get Me Not

Saturday, September 24, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fur-Get Me Not Adams Morgan
1722 Flordia Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009 

Come get your pup squeaky clean at Fur-Get Me Not and 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Washington Humane Society/Washington Animal Rescue League! 
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Happy Hour at Mango Tree

Tuesday, September 27
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM  

Mango Tree 
900 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 

Join us for a monthly happy hour at Mango Tree located in the CityCenterDC on the 4th Tuesday of every month this summer! 15% of select happy hour wine sales between 5pm-8pm will benefit the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League. Make sure to mention WHS-WARL to the server when you arrive.
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Whiskers and Whiskey 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
One Eight Distilling
1135 Okie Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

We've got the hooch, you bring the pooch! One Eight Distilling is welcoming WHS/WARL supporters and their four-legged friends for a casual cocktail party benefiting the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League.

One Eight Distilling is partnering with Mason Dixie Biscuit Co. and Swizzler to provide some fantastic food, accompanied by sweet treats from Dolcezza Gelato

A portion of all sales this evening will benefit the Washington Humane Society-Washington Animal Rescue League.

The event is directly behind the WHS-WARL Adoption Center on New York Ave, so expect to see some adoptable animals stopping by to say hello! 

**This event is 21+ with valid ID*** 

Click here to purchase tickets.

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Designs for Felines:
Giving Community Cats Shelter

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The National Press Club
529 14th St NW, 13th Floor 
Washington, DC

Designs for Felines is a one-night fundraising event that brings awareness to the WHS-WARL Cat Neighborhood Partnership Program (CatNiPP). Participating architectural design firms and design teams design, build and donate creative outdoor shelters to provide community cats with refuge from the harsh elements.

Buy Your Tickets Today
-General Admission: $40

Includes lite bites and drinks

-VIP Tickets: $70
Includes entrance to the VIP lounge, lite bites & drinks, & gift bag 

Want to participate?
REGISTER TODAY for this wonderful opportunity to build your portfolio and give back to your community. Participating teams will design and build outdoor shelters that will be showcased at the event and then disseminated throughout DC to WHS-WARL volunteers who provide care to local cat colonies.


Want to be a D4F Sponsor?
There are many ways to partner with Designs for Felines! Click here to view all sponsorship opportunities.

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Fashion for Paws
11th Annual Runway Show

Saturday, April 8, 2017
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H St NW
Washington, DC

Interested is becoming a fundraising model for the 2017 event? Email emiller@washhumane.org for more details.

Tickets on sale January 16, 2017! 

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