Pet Adopt-a-thon: The Oakland waterside will welcome more than 350 adoptable animals searching for permanent homes along with canine presentations, animal vendors, $10 microchip implants for dogs and activities for kids. 11 am-3 pm July 19. Jack London Square, Broadway and Embarcadero, Oakland. Free. 510-645-9292, www.jacklondonsquare.com.Natu re Fun and Meet the Snake: Check out the
naturalist table to satisfy and touch a gopher snake and find out about natural locations and regional wildlife. Fulfill at the south yard location. 10:30 am-1 pm July 19. Temescal Regional Entertainment Location, 6502 Broadway Balcony, Oakland. 510-544-3187. Native Bees and
Native Plants– Pollination for the Individuals!: An introduction to pollination ecology, the wild world of bees and pollinator-friendly gardening for those who want to find out even more about these hardworking animals. Discover about the life process and biology of bees, various typeskinds of bees, the unique relationship between bees and flowers, what can be done to support even more bee and insect life in your garden and even more. 11 am-2 pm July 19. Institute of Urban Homesteading, 60th and Adeline streets, Oakland. $35-$65 moving scale. 510-927-3252, http://iuhoakland.com.Picnic with your Pooch: Enjoy a walk around
the park– the person who walks the most laps wins an unique prize, play video games; demonstrations, vendors, then picnic with your pooch thanks to Contra Costa Humane Society and Rubios. A range of canine food and bones will be offered. 10 am-1 pm July 20. Pleasant Hillside Park, 147 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill.$25. Children 12 and more youthful and canines are free. All profits benefit CCHS animals and programs. 925-279-2247, ext. 306, www.cchumane.org.Desi gn Clinic-Urban Animals: Sign up with others from the neighborhood to sip a glass of
wine or tea and discuss the delights and concerns of keeping urban animals. Trainers will be on hand to facilitate and address questions on a wide variety of animals consisting of chickens, goats, bunnies, turtles, squab and quail. 6:30 pm-9:30 pm July 22. Institute of Urban Homesteading, 60th and Adeline streets, Oakland. $5-20 suggested contribution; no one turned away for absence of funds. 510-927-3252, http://iuhoakland.com.Make a Bunny, Guinea Pig or Chinchilla First AidEmergency treatment Kit: RabbitEARS professionals will certainly help you discover a container and what to put
in it for any bunny, guinea pig or chinchilla, unique needs included. They will assist you identify and discover everything required for a personalized first help kit for any emergency situation. Class size is restricted. 2-3 pm July 26. RabbitEARS Adoption Store, 6331 Fairmount Ave. El Cerrito. Contribution. 510-356-4233, www.rabbitears.org.Thin gs That Go Bump in the Night Hike: Experience Mount Diablo State Park as darkness falls in a 4 mile hike browsing for owls, bats, scorpions
, tarantulas, poorwills and other creatures of the night. Put on hiking shoes; bring flashlight, liquids and snacks; dress in layers. 6:30 -9:30 pm Aug. 9 and 6-9 pm Aug. 23. Meet at Mitchell Canyon Car park. $6 per automobile. Bookings needed. [email protected] or [email protected] Ears Reading: Adults with handicaps can enjoy the unconditional love of pet dogs and practice reading to their fuzzy close friends. Pet dogs and their handlers are provided thanks to a partnership in between the library and Tony LaRussas Animal Rescue Foundation. 1-2 pm Aug. 13. Concord Library, 2900 Salvio St. 925-646-5455. Great Tuesdays: Through a variety of activities and programs, youngsters ages 2-5 find out about the lives sciences. Nut totally free snacks provided. Parent participation needed. Six-week and 12 week programs offered
. 10-11:30 am Tuesdays, through Sept. 2. Gardens at Heather Farm, 1540 Marchbanks Drive, Walnut Creek.$ 15 for very first youngster,$ 5 for each added child. 925-947-6712, www.gardenshf.org.Behi nd the Scenes at a Wildlife Medical facility: In this discussion, visitors to Lindsay Wildlife Gallery watch as healthcare facility staff perform medical examsmedical examinations and deal with injured, unwell or orphaned infant animals, in a specifically developed exhibit location with
a view into the therapy room, while staff tells. 11 am-2 pm Wednesday-Sunday, with Labor Day. 1931 Very first Ave., Walnut Creek. Cost consisted of in basic admission.$6.50-$8.50. 925-627-2913, www.wildlife-museumorg.Butt erfly Walk: Sign up with Sally Levinson, Garden volunteer propagator, docent and caterpillar girl on a look for butterflies. 3-4 pm 4th Tuesdays monthly, with Oct. 28. UC Botanical GardenArboretum at Berkeley, 200 Centennial Drive. Free with garden admission. Space restricted. Kid welcome.
Register by calling 510-643-2755 or email [email protected] e Coon Cat Adoptions: Feline adoptions held 11 am to 3 pm first weekends monthly at Animal Food Express, 3868 Piedmont Ave., Oakland. www.mainecoonadoptions.com.Anim al Feeding at Ardenwood: CheckLook for eggs, bring hay to the livestock and find out the animals preferred foods. 3 pm Thursdays-Sundays. Ardenwood Historic Farm, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd.
, Fremont. 510-544-2797, www.ebparks.org.Xtre me Bugs Exhibition: Showcasing more than 100 huge bugs, some that are animatronic, consisting of a 15-foot-long Japanese hornet, a fluttering
king butterfly, a ladybug, a line of marching ants, an orchid mantis, stinkbugs, spiders, honeybees and more. 10 am-5 pm daily, with Sept. 1. Lawrence Hall of Science, 1 Centennial Drive, Berkeley.$11-$17. UC Berkeley students and personnel, and children three and younger are totally free. www.lawrencehallofscience.org, 510-642-5132. Loma Vista Farm: Field journeys and tours are readily available for schools, daycare, yard clubs, senior centers and other groups, Monday with Friday throughout the spring and summer. 707-556-8765, www.lomavistafarm.org.Fish Feeding Time: Get near to crabs and see flounder, perch and pipefish. 3-3:30 pm Saturdays and Sundays. Crab Cove, 1252 McKay Ave., Alameda.
510-544-3187, www.ebparksonline.org.Delt a Discoveries: Visit BigLuck Prospect Center from 11 am to 2 pm every Saturday and Sunday in February and learn about the wonders of the Delta through arts and crafts activities. 69 Big Break Roadway, Oakley.
510-544-3050, [email protected] n on TypicalCommonalities: Series of naturalist-led programs for females who enjoy the outdoors however whose concern for personal security keeps them from delighting in local parks. For a schedule of events, call
510-544-3243 or email [email protected] eals: The Valley Humane Society operates a pet food kitchen that supplies regular complimentary meals for pet dogs and cats of elders and low-income families. Donations of wet or dry canine and cat food are always accepted, even if opened or just recently ended and can be dropped off throughout open hours at Valley Humane Society, 3670 Nevada St., Pleasanton. Pet-related items such as trash, deals with, and toys are likewise needed. Animal food distribution takes placesoccurs with partnerships with regional food banks: Pleasanton: Valley Bible Church, very first Thursdays monthly, 7106 Johnson Drive. Livermore: Tri-Valley Sanctuary, 3rd Wednesdays monthly, 3663 Pacific Ave. http://valleyhumane.org/programs/animalsanimeals.SOUTH BAY Fishing in the City: Find out to fish clinics teach the fundamentals of fishing to kids and teens ages 5-15. Equipment and take on are supplied. There is no charge for the centers but there could be a park entryway cost. Each grownup may bring two kids; a motorists license is required for a rod loan. For details, e-mail [email protected] Book Reading Club: Do you like dogs? Wish to find out more about their behavior, training, learning, body language, and making use of favorable training techniques? The Humane Society Silicon Valley Canine Book Reading Club fulfills from 2-4 pm 4th Sundays monthly to talk about a different book. 901 Ames Ave., Milpitas. Free. 408-262-2133, www.hssv.org.PENI NSULA Felines in the Neighborhood: Leonor Delgado from the Palo Alto Humane Society will certainly discuss pet cats along with roaming felines in the community. 2:30 pm Aug. 2. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View. Free. 650-903-6882, http://goo.gl/ouxUmD.Dog Day Mornings: Dogs romp and play off-leash in a monitored environment every Saturday morning,(through Dec. 13)rain or shine. All dogs should be existing on their vaccinations
, have actually attended a fundamental obedience course and all dogs 6 months and older should be modified. Two sessions: 9:30 -10:30 am for dogs all sizes and shapes. 10:30 -11:30 am for small dogslap dogs just. Peninsula Humane Society,12 Flight terminal Blvd., San Mateo. 650-340. -7022, ext. 184, www.bringfido.com/event/11508.Pet Loss Support Group: Helped with by experienced grief counselors. Fulfills 7 pm second Thursdays, monthly. Lantos Center of Empathy
, 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame. 650-340-7022, ext. 344; [email protected] H BAY Its Ptough to be a Pteropod!: Find out how sea butterflies( pteropods)are crucialare essential players in the intricate aquatic food internet and how they are affected by an altering environment. Individuals will determine and observe altering chemistry in an ocean-like environment and talk about possible options to reveal that modification. 1:30 -2:30 pm July 20. Bay Model Prospect Center, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito. Free. 415-332-3871. Pet dog Training Seminar: Meet author Margie Cantwell and canine Jack and learn ways to deal with your canines nature rather of working versus it. This is a no animals event. 7-9 pm Aug. 2. Songbird Neighborhood
Healing Center, 8297 Old Redwood Freeway, Cotati. Free. 650-752-8565, http://psychiatricservicedogs.com.Animal Communication Class: With pet psychic Marla Steele. Find out the best ways to send and get telepathic messages with the use of assisted reflection journeys. Get in touch with pets in-person and through remote seeing with photos. 10 am-4 pm
Aug. 2-3. Dairydell Dog, 2575 Adobe Roadway, Petaluma.$275. 707-328-4997, www.MarlaSteele.com.Mens ona Kennel Club All-Breed Pet dog Reveals, Obedience Trials and Rally Trials: 8 am-5 pm Aug. 22-24. Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Lyttle Cow Palace, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. Free. Parking $6. 707-544-5103, www.sonomacountyfair.com/events.php.Napa Humanes Stroll for Animals: Animal lovers(with or without their dog )are welcomed to walk with downtown Napa in support of friend animals. Enjoy music, contests, activities for animals and people, with all the earnings going to Napa Humanes programs and services. 7:30 am-noon Aug. 3. Veterans Memorial Park, Main and Third streets, Napa. $25 advance registration;$ 35 at event. 707-255-8118, ext. 205, www.napahumane.org/walkforanimals.SAN FRANCISCO Love a Senior Saturday: Meet Muttvilles senior canines who are looking for their forever homes. See offered dogs at www.muttville.org and if interested in a specific dog, call or e-mail Muttville so they can ensure he or she exists to meet you. Noon-3 pm Saturdays, July 19 and July 26. Muttville Head office, 255 Alabama St. Free. 415-272-4172, [email protected] or event: Meet Benoit Denizet-Lewis, author of Journeys with Casey
, a reflection on Benoits four month journey with 32 states and 13,000 miles of America, accompanied by his nine-year-old Labrador mix. Canines welcome. 7 pm Aug. 11. Books Inc. in the Marina, 2251 Chestnut St. Free. 415-931-3633, www.booksinc.net/event.Puppy Social: Let your puppy(6 months or more youthful)blow off some steam while finding out correct behaviors and socializing with other puppies. 7-8 pm Tuesdays. K9 Scrub Club, 1734 Church St. Free. Advance registration needed. 415-648-2582, http://k9scrubclub.com/pages/puppy-social.SANTA CRUZ/MONTEREY Animal Loss Support system: Satisfies 7-8:30 pm 3rd Thursdays monthly. Santa Cruz SPCA Building, 2601 Chanticleer Ave., Santa Cruz. Free. Bookings: 831-465-5000. AROUND THE STATE Gray Lodge Wildlife Area Guided Wetlands Tours: A wildlife biologist will certainly lead a group(minimum of 18 people)through the varied wetlands
of the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area. Find out wildlife identification and behavior patterns, conservations efforts and even more. The experience can be tailored to consist of requested info, along a half-mile strolling route. For information and scheduling, call 530-846-7505 or email [email protected] www.dfg.ca.gov/lands/wa/region2/graylodge/index.html.Elkhorn Slough Ecological Reserve docent-led strolls: 10 am-1 pm Saturdays and Sundays. Binoculars and bird books offered to obtain at no cost. Site visitor Center and major ignore are totally easily accessible. Day use is$4.32 per person, ages 16 and older. Groups of 10 or even more need to schedule a different trip. www.dfg.ca.gov/lands/er/region4/elkhorn.html.MOBILE ADOPTION WEBSITES Animal Rescue Recon, Inc. Saturdays: 10 am-1 pm PetFood Express, Slatten Cattle ranch Shopping Center, 5829 Lone Tree Method, Antioch; dogs just. 925-392-7654, www.animalrescuerecon.com.Cont ra Costa County Animal Services Very first Saturdays monthly: Noon-3 pm Petco, 1301 S. California Blvd., Walnut Creek; bunnies just. Animal Food Express, 1388 S. California Blvd., Walnut Creek; canines and felines. Second Saturdays monthly: Noon-3 pm Pet Food Express, 2158 Contra
Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hillside; dogs just. Petco, 1301 S. California Blvd., Walnut Creek; rabbits only. Petco, 170 Arnold Drive, Suite 115, Martinez; rabbits just. Third Saturdays monthly: Noon-3
pm 1301 S. California Blvd., Walnut Creek; rabbits only. PetSmart, 5879 Lone Tree Method, Antioch; bunnies only. Fourth Saturdays monthly: Noon-3 pm Petco, 1301 S. California Blvd., Walnut Creek; rabbits just. Sundays: 11 am-3 pm Petco, 1170 Arnold Drive, Martinez; bunnies only. Sundays: Noon-3 pm Contra Costa Animal Services, 4800 Imhoff Place, Martinez; pet dogs. 925-335-8330. Second Sundays monthly: Noon-3 pm Sports Basement, 1881 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek; pet dogs only. Last Sunday of the month: Noon-3 pm Mollys Pup Purree, 425 Hartz Ave., Danville; canines just. Homeless Animals Response Program(HARP )n Saturdays: Noon-3 pm Petsmart, 4655 Century Plaza Blvd., Pittsburg; cats only. n Sundays: Noon-3 pm Petsmart, Slatten Ranch Shopping Center, 5879 Lone Tree Way, Antioch; dogs only. n Sundays: Noon-3 pm Pet Food Express, Slatten Ranch Shopping mall, 5829 Lone Tree Way, Antioch; pet dogs and cats.
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