Special Event at ArtsPark: Dogs of Summer
FREE! Sat. â€“ Sun., June 20 â€“ 21, 2009
ArtsPark at Young Circle, Downtown Hollywood
Featuring live music; a â€œyappy hourâ€ for pets and people; a chance to get a photo portrait of your pooch; sidewalk chalk art; kidsâ€™ bounce house; wading pools and sprinklers for dogs; various pet-related vendors; and raffle prizes. Additionally, a number of downtown Hollywood businesses are offering pet-friendly dining and shopping as well as specials this weekend.
Saturday, June 20
â€¢ 4 pm Canine safety for children and test your canine IQ.
â€¢ 4:15 pm Presentation on therapy dogs by Paw Pals.
â€¢ 4:30 pm â€œDoggie be Goodâ€ obedience demonstration by The Humane Society of Broward County.
â€¢ 4:45 pm Pet nutrition seminar. Bring your pet food labels.
â€¢ 5 pm Storm-phobia presentation by animal behavioral specialist Dr. Terry Curtis of the University of Florida.
â€¢ 5:30 pm Meet and greet with world famous canine artist Tillamook Cheddar a.k.a. â€œTillie.â€
â€¢ 5:45 pm South Florida Air K9s perform their high-flying, acrobatic antics.
â€¢ 2 â€“ 5 pm Free dog sitting service by Strolling Doggies, Inc. at the Art and Culture Center for those people visiting the Tillamook Cheddar exhibition.
â€¢ 4 â€“ 6 pm Enjoy complimentary admission to Runcie Tatnallâ€™s â€œUnleashedâ€ exhibition of dog portraits and beach scenes in the ArtsParkâ€™s Visual Arts Pavilion Gallery.
Sunday, June 21
â€¢ 1 pm Blessing of the Animals conducted by the Church of the Little Flower.
â€¢ 1:05 pm Canine safety for children and test your canine IQ.
â€¢ 1:30 â€“ 2:30 pm Japanese storyteller Kuniko Yamamoto will tell pet stories and teach children how to create pet-related origami.
â€¢ 2:15 pm Hollywood Police Departmentâ€™s
K-9 Unit demonstration.
â€¢ 2:45 pm â€œDoggie be Goodâ€ obedience demonstration by The Humane Society of Broward County.
â€¢ 3 pm Presentation by Dog Scouts of America and their canine companions.
â€¢ 3:15 pm World famous canine artist â€œTillieâ€ demonstrates live her unique art-making technique.
â€¢ 1 â€“ 4 pm Dog-gone fun and fabulous interactive art activities for children.
â€¢ 1 â€“ 4 pm Free admission to the Centerâ€™s galleries as well as dog sitting service by Strolling Doggies, Inc. at the Center for those people visiting the Tillamook Cheddar exhibition.
*Schedule subject to change.
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