The next two months – March and April offer many events and fundraisers for local pet rescues. You can support events by simply showing up and eating and drinking wine. It doesn’t get any easier than that.
Wednesday, March 6, 5 to 9 pm
Bamboo Club Asian Bistro
Park Place Mall (South courtyard by the theaters)
5870 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson 85711
Enjoy Asian cuisine from the Pacific Rim including Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Thai & more! (No MSG, all orders made fresh to order with a gluten-free menu available.) Relax with a full bar including 40+ wines & signature cocktails with half-price bottles of wine! Download a coupon online and Bamboo Club will donate 15% of your bill to support PAWSitively CATS No-Kill Shelter!
(Coupon must be presented when paying your dining bill)
Thursday, March 7 – 5 to 8 pm
Hermitage Cat Shelter
HiFalutin Happy Hour for Hermitage
6780 N. Oracle, Tucson, AZ 85704
(Oracle between Orange Grove & Ina)
Come by for drinks, appetizers, dinner and fun! Present this flyer to your server and HiFalutin will donate 25% of your bill to the Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter. (That’s generous!) Valid for dine in or take out. Reservations are available. Call 297-0518. Flyers must not be distributed onsite at the event. Check out HiFalutin on Facebook
Saturday, March 9 – 8 am to 1 pm
Come to PACC to show off your UA spirit and for a little pre-game fun!
–8 – 10 am – Walk dogs and cuddle cats and participate in family activities, including crafts for the kids
–10 am – 1 pm – Wear your UA gear and PACC will waive adoption fees for cats; you can name your fee for dogs. Now that’s great team spirit! Food and games are available all day. Click here for the flyer for more information
Saturday, March 16 – 8 am to 2 pm
Looking for ways to enhance the landscaping in your yard? Then this is the perfect fair for you. Central Arizona Block (CABCO) plus other vendors will inspire you with ideas. All well mannered, leashed dogs are welcome at CABCO, 6030 S. Mann, Tucson 85706 (near Kolb and Valencia) – Handi-Dogs will be onsite cooking hot dogs and selling other snacks and beverages, with all proceeds to benefit Handi-Dogs. Plus and a dollar for dollar match of all net sales will be made by CABCO!
Wednesday, March 20 – 6 to 8 pm
No-Kill Pima County
Community meeting happens at Windmill Suites, 4250 N. Campbell Ave. Meet with like-minded concerned animal lovers who want to change the status quo of killing perfectly healthy pets at our county pound. Other cities and regions are working toward that goal; why not Pima County? Please follow No-Kill Pima County on Facebook. See you there.
Saturday, March 23, 11:30 am to 7 pm
Humane Society Southern Arizona
Combine your love of companion animals with your affinity for garden gnomes at Gnome Fest 2013! The HSSA is teaming up with Metro Gnome Music on this pup-friendly party, which will feature live music, tasty food, kids’ activities, costume contests and a World Record attempt for the largest number of garden gnomes gathered in a single spot! To help break the record, Metro Gnome music is selling gnome hats for $5, with $2 from each sale going to the HSSA! To learn more, visit the website. Location: 4044 E. Speedway Blvd.
Saturday, March 30 – 11:30 am to 3:30 pm
Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary
A Very Special Horse Event (not just for horse people)
Meet a miniature horse, enjoy live music by Amber Norgaard Band, horse demonstrations & stories, food, silent auction, live dessert auction, raffles, special guests, and more at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 East River Road. Cost: $5/pp includes raffle ticket (sorry no pets); more details here.
Tuesday, April 2 – 5 to 9 pm
La Cocina Restaurant
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary/Spring Celebration at La Cocina Restaurant, 201 N. Court Ave in Old Town Artisans. Bring your well mannered, leashed dog for a fun dinner out on the gorgeous La Cocina patio with other dog loving people. Order from La Cocina’s food/bar menu and a percentage of all sales from the evening will be donated to Handi-Dogs. As a special treat, all dogs will receive a complimentary “doggie cocktail.”
Sunday, April 7 – 4 to 6 pm
Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption
Greyt Vines Fundraiser at CataVinos Wine Shoppe – Sample 6 animal-label-wines, nibbles & snacks while hobnobbing with other wine lovers. Raffle with great prizes. Click here for more details. Prepaid online ticket sales ($20) include 2 free raffle tickets ($5 value). CataVinos is located at 3063 N. Alvernon Way (1 block south of Ft. Lowell); must be 21 (sorry no pets).
Saturday, April 13 – 6 pm
TROT (Therapeutic Riding of Tucson)
13th Annual Hearts & Horses Gala at Skyline Country Club, individual tickets are $175 ($100 of which is tax-deductible) and can be purchased by calling the TROT office at 749-2360. … This elegant, black-tie evening features a Champagne welcome, martini bar, live & silent auctions, dinner, and dancing.
If you are having a fund-raising activity, please email Tucson.email@example.com with the details.