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Have fun and support Marin Humane by coming to one of our events!


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Jun
13
Sat
CANCELLED Share a Book with a Cat @ Corte Madera Library
Jun 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

WE’RE SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Marin Humane’s Share a Book program works closely with local teachers, reading specialists and librarians to help children improve literacy skills while offering them an opportunity to have fun reading – to Donny the cat!

Please call the library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.

Jun
14
Sun
CANCELLED Share a Book @ Novato Library
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Marin Humane’s Share a Book program works closely with local teachers, reading specialists and librarians to help children improve literacy skills while offering them an opportunity to have fun reading – to dogs!

Please call the library to reserve a spot.

Read more about Share a Book.

Oct
10
Sat
VIRTUAL One-Day Camp @ Online Zoom class
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Want to know what things are like at Marin Humane right now? Come join us for a fur-tastic morning learning all about how we are staying committed to helping animals.

This special camp will take place via Zoom so you can meet animals, play games, and learn from the comfort of your home. You’ll receive a kit delivered to your home with crafts and swag. Registration closes 3 days prior to event to allow for safe and timely delivery of the kits.

This camp is designed for kids ages 8-12 in Marin County.

Cost $50

Register now!

Oct
24
Sat
CANCELLED: VIRTUAL One-Day Camp @ Online Zoom class
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Want to know what things are like at Marin Humane right now? Come join us for a fur-tastic morning learning all about how we are staying committed to helping animals.

This special camp will take place via Zoom so you can meet animals, play games, and learn from the comfort of your home. We’ll go on a virtual ride along with one of our Animal Services officers, meet some of WildCare’s animal ambassadors, and see a few exotic companion animals!

You’ll receive a kit delivered to your home with crafts and swag.

Registration closes at 11:59pm on Thursday, October 22nd, to allow for timely delivery of camp kits.

This camp is designed for kids ages 8-12 in Marin County.

Cost $50

Register now!

Nov
7
Sat
CANCELLED Virtual Animal Photography for Kids @ Online Zoom workshop
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a fun virtual photography workshop! Our theme will be “Fun with Furry Friends” as you photograph daily activities of your own companion animals. Prior camera experience is not required. Instruction and handouts on basic photography principles will be provided and the main focus of the workshop will be on techniques to capture great photos.

What you’ll need:
Digital camera or any device that has a camera
Memory card (empty) or ability to email photos

At the conclusion of the workshop each student will mail their digital storage card to the instructor or email/upload photos to a Dropbox link. Photos will be uploaded to a private gallery for viewing and the card will be returned by mail. Each student will receive a set of five original greeting cards featuring their favorite photos.

The class will be taught by Kathie Meier, longtime Marin resident, Marin Humane volunteer, and avid photographer.

Ages 8 and up.

*You’ll need access to an animal of your own for this workshop*

Cost $50

Register now!

Nov
21
Sat
VIRTUAL One-Day Camp: Dog Training! @ Online Zoom class
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Saturday, November 21
9 am – 11:30 am
Cost $50

Calling all aspiring dog trainers! In this virtual one-day camp kids will learn dog training techniques used by Marin Humane’s very own dog trainers. You’ll receive a kit with all the supplies you need. You just need to provide the dog!

We’ll also learn about dog body language and, of course, meet some furry friends!

This camp is designed for kids ages 6 and up.

Registration will close on Thursday, November 19 to allow for timely delivery of the kits.

You’ll receive a Zoom link to this virtual one-day camp in your email confirmation.

Register now!

Dec
5
Sat
VIRTUAL Paint Your Pet Workshop @ Online Zoom workshop
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday December 5
10:30 am – 12 pm
$65

Paint a portrait of your pet under the guidance of an experienced artist! No previous experience is needed

This workshop is family friendly and designed for painters of all ages.

Instructor provides: paint, canvas with pet sketch, and paintbrushes.
Participants provide: pet photo, water, and a place to paint.

Paint kits will be available for curbside pickup at San Rafael Wine and Design. More information will be given upon registration. Please notify us if you will need assistance picking up your paint kits.

After you’ve registered for the workshop, please email a high-quality photo of your pet to: education@marinhumane.org with the subject line “Paint Your Pet.”

Photo requirements:
1. Headshots only
2. Very clear/not at all blurry
3. Camera level to the pet
4. Eyes open
5. Mouth closed
6. Close-up

The instructor will transfer the outline of your pet onto a 11″ x 14″ canvas before the workshop. The canvas and all other paint supplies will be provided!

Price is per animal drawn. If you want to paint two animals, please purchase two tickets.

Photos must be received no later than Sunday, November 29.

Buy your tickets now!

Feb
20
Sat
VIRTUAL One-Day Camp: Dog Training! @ Online Zoom class
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Saturday, February 20
9 am – 11:30 am
Cost $50

The workshop is full!

Calling all aspiring dog trainers! In this virtual one-day camp, kids will learn dog training techniques used by Marin Humane’s very own dog trainers. You’ll receive a kit with all the supplies you need. You just need to provide the dog!

We’ll also learn about dog body language and, of course, meet some furry friends!

This camp is designed for kids ages 6 and up.

Registration will close on Thursday, February 18 to allow for timely delivery of the kits.

You’ll receive a Zoom link to this virtual one-day camp in your email confirmation.

 

Apr
13
Tue
The Link Between Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence @ Online event
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

You’re invited to a free, special seminar on the link between domestic violence and animal abuse and what we can do to prevent it.

Join Center for Domestic Peace and Marin Humane to build community around this critical topic. We’ll take a deeper dive into the research, explore ways to identify abuse, and provide practical steps to take to help people and animals in need. April is dedicated to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

National expert Dr. Phil Arkow, the coordinator of the National Link Coalition – the National Resource Center on the The Link between Animal Abuse and Human Violence, will be the speaker at this important event. You will also learn about resources both Marin Humane and Center for Domestic Peace offer to people and pets in our community.

This free seminar is designed for professionals in the fields of law enforcement, veterinary medicine, animal welfare, and human services, yet all interested are welcome.

Register now!

May
8
Sat
VIRTUAL Paint Your Pet Workshop @ Online Zoom workshop
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday May 8
10:30 am – 12 pm
$65

Paint a portrait of your pet under the guidance of an experienced artist! No previous experience is needed.

This workshop is family friendly and designed for painters of all ages.

Instructor provides: paint, canvas with pet sketch, and paintbrushes.
Participants provide: pet photo, water, and a place to paint.

Paint kits will be available for curbside pickup at San Rafael Wine and Design. More information will be given upon registration. Please notify us if you will need assistance picking up your paint kits.

After you’ve registered for the workshop, please email a high-quality photo of your pet to: education@marinhumane.org with the subject line “Paint Your Pet.”

Photo requirements:
1. Headshots only
2. Very clear/not at all blurry
3. Camera level to the pet
4. Eyes open
5. Mouth closed
6. Close-up

The instructor will transfer the outline of your pet onto a 11″ x 14″ canvas before the workshop. The canvas and all other paint supplies will be provided!

Price is per animal drawn. If you want to paint two animals, please purchase two tickets.

Photos must be received no later than Sunday, May 2.

Buy your tickets now!