Sunday, September 29, 2024

12:00 – 5:00 PM

Chatham Community Park

ACTIVITIES ♦ LIVE MUSIC ♦ FOOD ♦ FUN

Chatham Paws-a-Palooza is a pet-friendly (on leash) and family-friendly event hosted by Chatham Friends of the Parks promoting pet adoption, responsible ownership and pet welfare while raising money for ongoing construction, upkeep and improvements to the new Chatham Community Dog Park.

Activities will include:

 

 

  • Demonstrations by Multi-time World Champion St. Louis Disc Dogs
  • Onsite meet and greet with adoptable pets
  • Pet/Owner Costume Contest [Meet at Demo Area 4:30 to sign up]
  • Pet themed vendors
  • Art vendors
  • Pet “Relief Area”
  • Commemorative T-shirts & Hats
  • Live Music

Food & Drink provided by the Chatham Jaycees (there will be beer sales)

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS – Sign Up Sheet Coming Soon!

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE COMMUNITY DOG PARK!

Event Schedule

12 PM

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1 PM

DEMO AREA

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2 PM

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2:30 PM

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3 PM

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3:45 PM

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4:45 PM

(MEET AT DEMO AREA 4:30 PM)

Pet/Owner Costume Contest

Kite Up The Park

Pack your kites, pack your picnic, pack your family and come join us for our annual community kite flying day!

  • Professional large show kites
  • Stunt kite demonstrations
  • Kites available for purchase

Kites Fly Noon to Dusk

Pet Adoptions

These local organizations will be at Paws-a-Palooza with adoptable dogs and cats of all kinds. Help us find forever homes for these lovable pets!

Animal Protective League

Animal Protective League has been the voice for animals in Springfield and Sangamon County for more than 50 years. APL operates a shelter for sick, injured, abused and abandoned dogs and cats, along with comprehensive animal welfare programs. APL is a private, not-for-profit organization. It operates entirely by donations.

Sangamon County Animal Control Adoptable Pets

Sangamon County Animal Control Adoptable Pets is dedicated to enriching the lives of adoptable pets in residence at Sangamon County Animal Control and Adoption Center. These objectives will be served by promoting and facilitating adoptions and transfers to other animal shelters, by participating in community outreach events to enhance awareness of Sangamon County Animal Control and Adoption Center, and by educating the community on animal welfare issues.

WILD Canine Rescue

WILD Canine Rescue is devoted to saving animals in need. We are dedicated to proper care and welfare of animals who are homeless, abandoned and abused WILD will rescue dogs when they have run out of time in shelters or are in need of medical treatment.

Benld Adopt-a-Pet

Benld Adopt-A-Pet is a not-for-profit, no-kill animal shelter located in Benld, Illinois. Our mission is to rescue abandoned and/or abused pets and place them in loving “Forever” homes.

Forever Home Feline Ranch

Forever Home Feline Ranch is a not-for-profit volunteer animal welfare group. Our threefold mission is to provide every cat in need a forever home, be a sanctuary where cats will have a second chance to live a full life in a no-cage, no-kill environment, and to lead the effort to make Central Illinois a no-kill community by ending euthanasia as a method of controlling feline populations. 

Our Sponsors

Interested in being a sponsor for Paws-a-Palooza? We appreciate your support!

👉 Click here to download a sponsor packet

KITES & K9 LEVEL SPONSORS - $600
GREAT DANE LEVEL SPONSORS - $300

 

BASSETT HOUND LEVEL SPONSORS - $200

IN KIND SPONSORS

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