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HRA Special Events Named in Top 100

Fashion for Paws Annual Runway Show & Bark Ball included in annual BizBash Top 100 Events in Washington list.

Fashion for Paws - #1 Fashion & Beauty Event
*Ranked #1 for eight years in a row*

Bark Ball - #23 Benefit


Upcoming Special Events

Fashion for Paws 12th Annual Runway Show

Saturday, May 5, 2018 | 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St, NW
Washington, DC 20008


2018 Kitten Yoga

HRA Mural Room
15 Oglethorpe St. NW
Washington, DC 20011

Join Yoga Heights at the Humane Rescue Alliance (15 Oglethorpe St NW; Mural Room — downstairs) for a yoga class like no other! Adorable kittens, all available for adoption, will have the run of the room while participants enjoy a gentle yoga class. 

Come out to enjoy some exercise from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM OR 4:15 PM — 5:15 PM and maybe meet your future best feline friend! No yoga experience needed. All proceeds from your $25 ticket will support HRA. 

Purchase tickets for event dates by clicking the date you are interested in below:

Saturday, April 21, 2018
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018

March Madness

Thursday, March 15 and Friday, March 16

World of Beer
7200 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814

March Maddness is upon us. Join us all day at World of Beer on Thursday, March 15 and Friday, March 16 and order a Sierra Nevada Pale Ale to benefit HRA! If we win Round 1 - by the amount of Pale Ale's sold we move onto Round 2 on Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18. 

2018 Pasta for Pets 

Saturday, March 24, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Eastern Market 
225 7th St. SE
Washington, DC 20003

Join us on Saturday, March 24 for Pasta for Pets! Over the years, Pasta for Pets has become one of the most popular family-friendly events in DC. This all-you-can-eat pasta and bingo night highlights food from local establishments, delicious homemade desserts, and a lively bingo competition. Purchase your tickets to this exciting evening of bingo and you won't miss the chance to win wonderful prizes. Proceeds benefit the Humane Rescue Alliance.

EARLY BIRD Discounted Ticket: $25 --- SOLD OUT
General Ticket: $30 --- SOLD OUT
Family Four-Pack: $100 --- SOLD OUT

*All tickets include all-you-can-eat pasta (and salad), soda and water, and bingo cards. Wine is available for purchase onsite, along with additional bingo cards.

The Game at Blackfinn DC

Saturday, March 31, 2018 | 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Blackfinn DC
1620 I St. NW
Washington, DC 20006

Join us at Blackfinn Ameripub - DC on Saturday, March 31 to watch the Nationals play the Reds at 2 PM. $5 will get you a wrist band to enjoy the specials and proceeds will benefit the Humane Rescue Alliance. Even better than specials, our adoptions team will be onsite with available cats and dogs! Hope to see you there!

Kitten Yoga at Yoga Works

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Yoga Works
2301 1/2 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009

Join us at Yoga Works on Saturday, April 28 for a yoga class like none other! Adoptable kittens will have the run of the room while participants enjoy a gentle yoga class. So come out and enjoy some exercise from 1:30- to 2:30 PM and maybe meet your future best feline friend! No yoga experience needed. All proceeds from your $20 ticket will support HRA.

Purchase your tickets today!

Wet Dog Tavern Yappy Hour

Wet Dog Tavern
2100 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

Summer 2018 Dates
Saturday, April 14 @ 2 PM
Saturday, May 12 @ 2 PM
Saturday, June 16 @ 2 PM
Saturday, July 14 @ 2 PM
Saturday August 11 @ 2 PM

Join us this summer for a series of yappy hours and adoption events. Find your forever friend and support HRA! 

2018 Pups in the Park

2018 Game Dates
Sunday, April 8 @ 8:08 PM
Sunday, April 29 @ 1:35 PM
Saturday, May 19 @ 7:05 PM
Saturday, June 23 @ 4:05 PM
Friday, September 7 @ 7:05 PM
Tuesday, September 25 @ 7:05 PM

Join us this season for Pups in the Park - Washington Nationals games and proceeds from your dog ticket benefit HRA. Come to one, or all, we would love to see you there! 

Purchase your tickets today!

Please note: game times and opponents subject to change. 

31st Annual Bark Ball

Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009

SAVE THE DATE! More details coming soon.

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