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Pups in the Park
Charity of the Month at Sticky Fingers
Rise Bakery Benefit Week
29th Annual Bark Ball
Shake Shack Adopt and Lunch
Cantina Marina Yappy Hour 
NOVADog Toy Making Class
Bowl N' Bark 

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
Washington Humane Society Fundraiser?

WHS 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 Rthaler@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!

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: 

Friday, May 27 at 7:05 PM: Nationals vs. Cardinals SOLD OUT

Monday, June 13 at 7:05 PM: Nationals vs. Cubs

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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Charity of the Month at Sticky Fingers   

May 2016
Sticky Fingers
1370 Park Road NW
Washington, DC 20010

Throughout May, enjoy a dog bone charity-themed cupcake, and Sticky Fingers will donate 50 cents from each to the WHS.

Join us on Saturday, May 28, for a very special brunch. A portion of sales of these delicious specials will be donated to the WHS:

BAGEL SANDWICH: tempeh bacon, tofu egg & cashew cheddar on a bagel served with a side of roasted potatoe
STRAWBERRY MILKSHAKE: made with your choice of soy or coconut ice cream
See you for our benefit brunch on Sat, May 28! 
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Rise Bakery Benefit Week 

June 7-12, 2016
Rise Bakery
2409 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

Purchase a vegan baked good at Rise Bakery between June 7th-12th and 5% of the proceeds benefit the Washington Humane Society/Washington Animal Rescue League! 

29th Annual Bark Ball

Saturday, June 11, 2016
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Tickets on sale now!

For more information, visit www.barkball.org.
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Shake Shack Adopt and Lunch 

Sunday, June 12, 2016
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Shake Shack Dupont
1216 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Bring this flyer to the Dupont Circle Shake Shack and 15% of your meal purchase will be donated to the Washington Humane Society/Washington Animal Rescue League!

Adoptable pups and cats will be at the Shack! New adopters will be gifted with ShackBurger Dog Biscuits & Pooch-inis. 
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Cantina Marina Yappy Hour 

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 the sales will support WHS/WARL. Join us for our monthly yappy hours on one of the following Monday nights: 

June 20
July 18
August 15
September 19 

NOVADog Toy Making Class  

Saturday, June 25, 2016
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Washington Animal Rescue League  
15 Oglethorpe Street NW
Washington, DC 20011 

Have Fun & Do Good! Join NOVADog's experienced trainer to learn critical lifesaving and injury prevention information while you also enjoy making some safe dog toys for you to take home for your dog AND for you to give to the Washington Humane Society/Washington Animal Rescue League for enjoyment by the dogs in their care. Brighten your own dog’s day and be able to help those in need.. All materials included. You’ll make a minimum of 2 dog toys, more if you have more time so you can leave with a few fun new toys for your dog and make a few shelter pups very happy!

In addition to the dog toys you make, the Washington Humane Society/Washington Animal Rescue League will also receive a donation from your ticket purchase. Children welcome.

Click here to purchase tickets 


Sunday, June 26, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Rose Park
Corner of 23rd and P Street NW
Washington, DC  

Join us for our annual yoga with your dog event! Purchase your $10 ticket here to bring your four-legged pal to a class in the park taught by Tranquil Space. 

**This event has been postponed to June 26th at 10am due to rain. It was previously scheduled for May 21st.** 

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Bowl N' Bark   

Friday, July 15, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bowl America Gaithersburg
1101 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Join us for a night of family fun and bowling! A portion of ticket sales benefit the Washington Humane Society/Washington Animal Resuce League. 

$30 ticket includes: 
-2 hours of unlimited bowling from 6:00pm-8:00pm
-A rental pair of bowling shoes 
-Pizza dinner including vegetarian pizza, chips and dip, veggie trays, and soda
-One Bowl N' Bark grab bag

Please click here to purchase your tickets.


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