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Pets

Local pet events: May 27 through June 3

Spring is the perfect time to see migrating warblers, orioles and other bird species because tree leaves are still emerging. To take advantage of this time period, the Forest Preserve District of Will County has scheduled a series of morning bird hikes at various preserves.
Spring is the perfect time to see migrating warblers, orioles and other bird species because tree leaves are still emerging. To take advantage of this time period, the Forest Preserve District of Will County has scheduled a series of morning bird hikes at various preserves.

Upcoming:

• Bingo for Dogs – 7 to 8:30 p.m. June 5, River Hawk Brewing, 24735 W. Eames St., Channahon. 25. Includes Bingo card, free bag of Bark Bites Dog Treats and a raffle ticket. Extra bingo cards and raffle tickets available for $5. Visit Bingo for Have a Heart Dog Rescue & Adoption on Facebook.

May 28

• Affordable Pet Vaccines: 5 to 8 p.m., Karen’s Grooming and Boarding, 309 Republic Ave., Joliet. For information, call 630-961-8000 or visit www.spayillinois.org.

May 29

• Cat adoption – 5 to 7 p.m.; also 1 to 3 p.m., Bolingbrook PetSmart on Weber Road. Call Humane Haven Animal Shelter at 630-378-4208 for information or an appointment. All Humane Haven cats are spayed or neutered, microchipped, FeLV/FIV tested and have their distemper and rabies shots.

May 30

• Wooftastic Reading with Dusty – 1 to 2 p.m.; also 10 to 11 a.m., June 3, Morris Area Public Library, 604 Liberty St., Morris. Call 815-942-6880 or visitmorrislibrary.com.

May 31

• Open House – 4 to 8 p.m., Ellis House & Equestrian Center, 13986 McKanna Road, Minooka, Activities include pony rides, games, hay rides. Call 815-475-4035 or visit ellishec.com.

June 1

• Bird Hike – 8 to 10 a.m., Plum Creek Nature Center, Crete Township. Short presentation. 1 to 2-mile walk over uneven terrain. Bring binoculars and field guide. 18 and up. Free. Visit reconnectwithnature.org.

• “Lake Renwick Bird Viewing" – 8 a.m. to noon, Forest Preserve District of Will County’s, Lake Renwick Heron Rookery Nature Preserve. Bring own binoculars. Free. All ages. Visit ReconnectWithNature.org.

• Flowers and Butterflies – 1 to 2 p.m., Morris Area Public Library, 604 Liberty St., Morris
Call 815-942-6880 or visitmorrislibrary.com.

June 2

• Bird Hike – 8 to 10 a.m., Hickory Creek Preserve – LaPorte Road Access, Shagbark Grove Shelter, Mokena. Short presentation. 1 to 2-mile walk over uneven terrain. Bring binoculars and field guide. 18 and up. Free. Visitreconnectwithnature.org.

• “Meet a Beekeeper” – 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Plum Creek Nature Center, Beecher. Mike Rusnak will discuss beekeeping. Q&A. 18 and older. Free. Registration is not required. For information, visitReconnectWithNature.org.

• Volunteer orientation – 5 to 6:30 p.m.; also May 5, Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue, 2303 Oak Leaf St., Joliet. Come dressed to volunteer for a short training. Wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. RSVP at 779-206-2132. For information, visit www.hopefultailsanimalrescue.org.

June 3

• Panda Express Fundraiser Night – Noon to 9 p.m., Panda Express, 3340 Mall Loop Dr, Joliet. 20% of order benefits medical expenses Hope Tails Animal Rescue in Joliet. Show flyer when ordering.


 

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