This family & dog friendly glow-in-the-dark 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk is bound to be a blast! Before the race, join in the family activities including balloon animals, face painting, and a pup-a-razzi photobooth! Afterwards, enjoy local beer, wine, hard cider, treats, and music with your fellow animal lovers. All proceeds from the event benefit Humane Society of West Michigan.
This annual event features the hottest restaurants, breweries, and wineries in West Michigan. Guests will enjoy fabulous cuisine wonderful wine and beer samples, as well as opportunities to bid on exciting packages & experiences! Most importantly, money raised will support the Humane Society of West Michigan.
Humane Society of West Michigan is turning 137 years old and we’re going to celebrate like paw-ty animals! Join us for an exciting day of family fun with games, music, cake, and ice cream! Please consider bringing us a birthday present from our wish list to help celebrate and continue our mission for another 100+ years.
Please join us for these upcoming events in September and October!
9/28 & 29/2019 - Dogs & Donuts - On the 28th and 29th come out to Dunneback & Girls Farm Market and bring your furry friend! For this weekend only, dogs are allowed to visit the market, stroll the orchards, and try some homemade treats! A $5 fee is required for all dogs in attendance with all proceeds going to help HSWM animals in need!
9/29/2019 - Spread the MODness - Visit MOD Pizza on Alpine Ave. for pizza and to support a great cause! Eat dinner at MOD on Sunday the 29th between 4-8pm and 20% of the proceeds will be donated to saving animals! *Must mention HSWM*
10/1/2019 - Pizza Fundraiser - On the first Tuesday of the month, grab dinner at Pizza Hut on Lake Michigan Drive! If you mention Humane Society of West Michigan, a portion of your meal will be donated to help animals in need! This offer is good on dine in, carry out, or delivery orders!
10/1/2019 - Pints & Pups - Stop out to Applebee's on the East Beltline from 4-9pm for good food and a great cause! A portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to help HSWM animals. Plus, New Holland Brewing will be doing a tap takeover!
10/5/2019 - Bark in the Dark - This family and dog friendly glow-in-the-dark 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk is always a blast! Event festivities are from 5:00-9:00pm and the race begins at 6:30pm. Don't want to run? Don't worry! Bark in the Dark is so much more than a race. Featuring a dog costume contest, a beer tent, local food trucks, music, and sponsor booths - feel free to skip the run and just come for the fun! More information on fundraising and registration at barkinthedark.org
10/11/2019 - Howl N' Boo - Join us for a Kids' Night Out! HSWM invites kids of all ages to join us for a night of spook-tacular fun on 10/11 from 6-9pm featuring a costume contest, trick or treating, a spooky walk with dogs, and pizza and a Halloween movie! Tickets are $25 per child and $20 for families of 2 or more and must be pre-purchased.
10/12/2019 - Empty the Shelters - Bissell Pet Foundation is sponsoring an Empty the Shelters adoption event at HSWM on Saturday the 12th! More details to come.
10/15/2019 - Patio Party - HSWM is partnering with One Trick Pony to celebrate their status as the first official dog friendly patio in Grand Rapids! Join us at 5pm for delicious food and drinks!
10/16/2019 - Brushes with Benefits - Join us for a paint party at Harmony Hall from 7-9pm for a fun and crafty event to benefit the animals at HSWM. Tickets are required and can be purchased on the HSWM Facebook event.
10/25/2019 - Halloween Drag Show - HSWM is getting spooky at Atwater Brewery this October! Beauty Beyond Drag Productions and HSWM have teamed up to bring a Halloween Drag Show and Costume Party! A portion of all ticket sales will go directly to our animals. *Pre-Purchased Tickets Required*
10/28-30/2019 - Connect Conference - October 28th, 29th, and 30th HSWM will be at the Connect Conference at DeVos Place sharing about our services, collecting donations, and helping animals find their forever homes!
All Month - Haunting of Storybook Hollow - Visit one of the best home-yard-haunts in West Michigan all of October through Halloween, the Haunting of Storybook Hollow offers family fun frights at 4970 Biddeford Drive in Comstock Park, Michigan. It is free to walk through but all donations collected go to helping animals in need at HSWM.
Humane Society of West Michigan 3077 Wilson Dr. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49534 616.453.8900 email@example.com
Photos By: AGL Photography, Sara Cozolino Photography, and Tailwagger Dog Photography