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Pups in the Park
28th Annual Bark Ball 
Bethesda Big Train: Nonprofit of the Night
Putt for Pups
Rooftop Happy Hour
Washington National's Pet Day
DC Walk for the Animals 
40th Annual Marine Corps Marathon 

Do YOU want to host the next Washington Humane Society Fundraiser?

WHS is always looking for new and exciting fundraising ideas to help raise money for the homless animals of DC.
If you would like to support WHS by hosting a fundraising event, please email your proposal to Rthaler@washhumane.org

Pups in the Park 

April 2015-September 2015 
Nationals Park 
1500 S Capitol St. SE
Washington, DC 20003

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

Saturday, April 18 at 1:05 PM: Nationals vs. Phillies 

Saturday, May 23 at 4:05 PM: Nationals vs. Phillies 

Wednesday, June 3 at 7:05 PM: Nationals vs. Blue Jays

Sunday, June 21 at 1:35 PM: Nationals vs. Pirates

Thursday, September 3 at 7:05 PM: Nationals vs. Braves

Saturday, September 26 at 4:05 PM: Nationals vs. Phillies

Tickets on sales now! 

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Saturday, June 6, 2015
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Rose Park
26th and P St. NW 
Washington, DC 

Practice your down dog with your dog. Enjoy a yoga class taught by Tranquil Space with your favorite four-legged yogi at Rose Park in Georgetown. 

Click here to purchase tickets.  
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28th Annual Bark Ball

Saturday, June 20, 2015
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 

The 28th Annual Bark Ball is the only black-tie event where movers and shakers of Washington DC can bring their canine companions as their dates. There will be a reception followed by an extensive silent and live auction, dinner, program, dancing, and special surprises.


For event details and further information please visit www.barkball.org

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Bethesda Big Train: Nonprofit Of The Night

Friday, July 10, 2015
7:30 PM
Shirley Povich Field
10600 Westlake Dr.
Bethesda, MD 20852

Come watch the Bethesda Big Train play the Vienna River Dogs in the Cal Ripken Jr. Summer Baseball League.

Arrive early for a pre-game adoption event with the Washington Humane Society starting at 6:00 PM. 

Click here to purchase tickets. 
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Putt for Pups

Thursday, July 16, 2015
7:00PM - 10:00PM
H Street Country Club
1335 H Street NE.
Washington, DC 20002

Show off your mini golf skills at Putt for Pups, a mini golf tournament benefiting the Washington Humane Society. Click here to purchase tickets. Each ticket includes: 

  • Entry into the Putt for Pups Hole-In-One Mini Golf Tournament. Winner recieves a $50 gift card to H Street Country Club. 
  • 1 Drink Ticket for a Beer, Wine, Or  Putt for Pups Specialty Drink 
  • Hors d'oeuvres 
  • Drink Specials for the rest of the night 

    **This event is for ages 21 and over, no refunds will be provided** 

Rooftop Happy Hour 

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
6:00PM - 10:00PM
The Rooftop at the Embassy Row Hotel 
2015 Massachusetts Ave NW.
Washington, DC 20036

Come check out the newly renovated Embassy Row Hotel Rooftop Bar on August 12th. They are hosting a happy hour for the Washington Humane Society! 

$1 of every draft beer or wine sold benefits the Washington Humane Society 

Food Special: 5 wings for $3 or 10 for $5 





Washington National's Pet Day 

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Nationals Park
1500 S Capitol St. SE
Washington, DC 20003

Purchase a special Pet Day ticket to watch the Washington Nationals take on the San Diego Padres and recieve a one of a kind Nationals Pet Calendar. This calendar features Nationals players and their pets, including some special apperances by WHS adoptable pups.

Don't miss this celebration, purchase tickets now.  



DC Walk for the Animals

Saturday, September 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Kingsbury Center
5000 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20011

More information coming soon!  
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Marine Corps Marathon

Sunday, October 25, 2015

We have bibs for the sold-out Marine Corps Marathon! Join team WHS and register online TODAY


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