Events

December 2011

Dec 3

Tails in the City Pictures with Santa

Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tails in the City Pictures with Santa
One East Delaware Place, Chicago

Saturday, December 3rd 10 ? 4 p.m
Bring your pet and have your picture taken with Santa for a $10 donation. All proceeds will be given to The Anti-Cruelty Society.


Dec 3

PetSmart Photos with Santa

Saturday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
PetSmart Photos with Santa
2221 Oakton Street, Evanston
AND
6655 W. Grand, Chicago

Saturday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 4th 11am-4pm
Bring your pet and take a photo with Santa. For $9.95 you will receive a 4x6 digital photo in a Holiday frame. $5 from every photo taken will be given to The Anti-Cruelty Society.


Dec 4

PetSmart Photos with Santa

Sunday 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
PetSmart Photos with Santa
2221 Oakton Street, Evanston
AND
6655 W. Grand, Chicago

Saturday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 4th 11am-4pm
Bring your pet and take a photo with Santa. For $9.95 you will receive a 4x6 digital photo in a Holiday frame. $5 from every photo taken will be given to The Anti-Cruelty Society.


Dec 7

Working Through Pet Loss

Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
This open educational group is dedicated to working through the emotional rollercoaster that can occur when we lose a beloved pet. Whether it is sudden or long-time coming, the permanence of a pet?s death can take its toll on thoughts and emotions that are a natural part of the healing process.

The group facilitator, Mark Bilkey, has over 15 years of experience in guiding individuals through the loss and transition process.

The support group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the Month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There is no charge but pre-registration is required. To register call Tammie Bouschor at (312) 644-8338 ext. 344 or e-mail tbouschor@anticruelty.org.

The programs will be held in our Education and Training Center. Enter at 169 W. Grand Avenue. Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street block south of Grand Avenue.

Winter Session Dates:

Wednesday December 7th 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday December 21st 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday January 4th 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday January 18th 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday February 1st 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday February 15th 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Dec 10

Here Comes Santa Paws

Saturday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Hotel Allegro, 171 W. Randolph St, Chicago
Saturday, December 10th and Sunday 11th 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Santa Paws has arrived, inviting you and your four-legged friends to sleigh by Hotel Allegro for Christmas cookies, hot chocolate, and other furry merriment. And of course photos with Santa! A professional photographer on site taking photos of you and your pet. This event is free, open to the public and pet friendly.

For information call our Events Department at 312-645-8006.


Dec 10

Jazz Nativity

Saturday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
St. Luke Church, 1500 W. Belmont, Chicago
Saturday, December 10th 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

The Chicago JazzMASS Ensemble will perform jazz arrangements of traditional Christmas hymns, along with original compositions to tell the story of Mary, Jesus, Joseph, the Angels, the Shepherds, and the three Wise Men. Filled with a sense of grace and humor, the cast will include a tap dancing king, a Latin percussion king and a trumpet king, as well as vocal soloists, a vocal jazz quartet, choir and eight piece jazz band. There will also be holiday merchandise sales and adoptable pets from The Anti-Cruelty Society. Bring your family, including the dog, and join in the holiday fun. A pet blessing takes place at 3:30 p.m. before the performance begins at 4:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit The Anti-Cruelty Society.

Free parking and free admission. For information call our Events Department at 312-645-8006.


Dec 11

Here Comes Santa Paws

Sunday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Here Comes Santa Paws
The Hotel Allegro, 171 W. Randolph St, Chicago
Saturday, December 10th and Sunday 11th 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Santa Paws has arrived, inviting you and your four-legged friends to sleigh by Hotel Allegro for Christmas cookies, hot chocolate, and other furry merriment. And of course photos with Santa! A professional photographer on site taking photos of you and your pet. This event is free, open to the public and pet friendly.

For information call our Events Department at 312-645-8006.


Dec 15

Barnes & Noble Gift Wrapping

Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Barnes & Noble Gift Wrapping
Webster & Clybourn Center

The Anti-Cruelty Society volunteers will be on hand to wrap your holiday purchases for a donation. Stop in for all of your holiday shopping and don?t forget to have everything wrapped, to save time and help animals!
Thursday, December 15th 10am-5pm
Friday, December 16th 9am-9pm
Friday, December 23rd 9am-9pm


Dec 16

Barnes & Noble Gift Wrapping

Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Barnes & Noble Gift Wrapping
Webster & Clybourn Center

The Anti-Cruelty Society volunteers will be on hand to wrap your holiday purchases for a donation. Stop in for all of your holiday shopping and don?t forget to have everything wrapped, to save time and help animals!
Thursday, December 15th 10am-5pm
Friday, December 16th 9am-9pm
Friday, December 23rd 9am-9pm


Dec 17

Pet First Aid and CPR Class

Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
If your pet has a medical emergency will you be prepared? This course, taught by an American Red Cross authorized instructor, will cover Pet First Aid and CPR techniques. The emphasis will be on cats and dogs. Catt and Dog manikins will be used. Please do not bring your pet to class. The course length is 3 hours. The course fee is $50. It includes course materials, a pet emergency planner and pet emergency stickers. The Dog First Aid book and DVD set and Cat First Aid book and DVD set are not included in the course fee. The book and DVD sets will be made available for purchase at a cost of $16.95 each.

Pre-registration is required. Class sizes are limited. To pre-register, call Tammie Bouschor at (312) 644-8338 ext. 344 or e-mail tbouschor@anticruelty.org. The $50 course fee must be made prior to the class date. All classes will be held in The Anti-Cruelty Society Education and Training Center located at 169 W. Grand Avenue. Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations must be received prior to the scheduled class date to receive a full refund. No shows without prior notice will not be refunded.

Winter Class Dates:
Saturday December 17 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Saturday January 14 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Saturday February 11 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Dec 19

Helping Community Cats Workshop

Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Are you tired of seeing roaming cats and kittens everywhere in your neighborhood? Do you want to find out how you can help them and stop future generations from being born in your community? Join representatives from Alley Cat Allies and Tree House Animal Foundation for a short workshop on how to educate your neighbors, create a safety net for cats and stop the cycle of breeding in your neighborhood.

The workshop is free of charge. To register, call Anna Morrison-Ricordati, Alley Cat Allies volunteer, at (312) 755-0513 or e-mail admin@chicagocatlady.com . The program is held on the third Monday of each month at The Anti-Cruelty Society in the Education and Training Center. Enter from 169 W. Grand Avenue. Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, block south of Grand Avenue.


Dec 21

Working Through Pet Loss

Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
This open educational group is dedicated to working through the emotional rollercoaster that can occur when we lose a beloved pet. Whether it is sudden or long-time coming, the permanence of a pet?s death can take its toll on thoughts and emotions that are a natural part of the healing process.

The group facilitator, Mark Bilkey, has over 15 years of experience in guiding individuals through the loss and transition process.

The support group meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the Month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There is no charge but pre-registration is required. To register call Tammie Bouschor at (312) 644-8338 ext. 344 or e-mail tbouschor@anticruelty.org.
The programs will be held in our Education and Training Center. Enter at 169 W. Grand Avenue. Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street block south of Grand Avenue.

Winter Session Dates:

Wednesday December 7th 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday December 21st 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday January 4th 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday January 18th 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday February 1st 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday February 15th 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Dec 23

Barnes & Noble Gift Wrapping

Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Barnes & Noble Gift Wrapping
Webster & Clybourn Center

The Anti-Cruelty Society volunteers will be on hand to wrap your holiday purchases for a donation. Stop in for all of your holiday shopping and don?t forget to have everything wrapped, to save time and help animals!
Thursday, December 15th 10am-5pm
Friday, December 16th 9am-9pm
Friday, December 23rd 9am-9pm


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