2008 Recap

Saturday, June 14, 10 - 4: Sweet Pea Natural Pet Foods Grand Re-Opening: 869 Sullivan Avenue, South Windsor (860.648.2005). Sweet Pea just finished its BIG remodeling and expansion project. Free samples, giveaways and raffles. The Queenie Foundation's table will feature literature on all our campaigns plus cool fundraising items. Saturday, June 21, 6 am – 10 pm: Enchantments' Goddess Faire at 349 East Center Street, Manchester. This is a fun event to celebrate the summer solstice; this year’s focus is Celebrating the Family (and animals, too!). Arts and crafts, jewelry, tarot card reading, home made soaps, cool clothes, magikal supplies, food vendors, a DJ plus a whole lot more. The Queenie Foundation will present story time concentrating on kindness to animals at approximately 2 pm. Call Enchantments at 860.791.6033 for more information. Saturday, July 12, 1 - 6 pm: Elk Lodge #2202, 98 Woodland St., Glastonbury: Bikers Against Animal Cruelty (BAAC) Bikers' Rodeo - vendor tables, rescue organizations, live music, raffles, bike show and much more! Contact Kip at BAAC: 860.490.1366 orkmiller812@cox.net for more information. Click here to view the flier. July 19 - October 25, Saturdays, 8:30 am - 1 pm: Visit us at the Manchester Farmers' Market and buy fresh veggies while you're there. What a way to start a vegetarian way of life! Literature and cool animal rights stuff will be available. Sunday, August 3, 11 am – 2 pm: Dog Days at the Coventry Farmers Market, 2299 South Street, Coventry (the Nathan Hale Homestead, part of CT Landmarks; for details check these links: Coventry Farmers Market and Nathan Hale Homestead) Learn about the dogs of famous Americans and meet and greet pro-animal organizations. Saturday, August 16: International Homeless Animals' Day: Our premier annual event will be held at the East Hartford Town Green. Visit IHAD page for details. Sunday, September 14, Noon – 5 pm: Pet Rock Festival at Quinsigamond Community College 370 Boylston St., Worcester, MA; the website tells it all. Click here to read a newspaper article on the event. Saturday, September 6, 10 am - 2 pm (rain date Septemer 7): K-9 Kerplunk & Manchester Dog Day Festival at Globe Hollow Swimming Pool, 100 Spring St., Manchester - The Manchester Dog Day Festival is sponsored by Manchester Dog Owners Group and the Manchester Parks and Recreation Department.  It benefits programs designed as recreation for dogs and their human companions.  These programs are a great place for guardians to meet other people with common interests. Bring your dog for a dunk in the pool or just to socialize. We'll be there with literature and cool animal rights stuff. More info: call 860.647.0119 or emailmdog.amduke@yahoo.com. Saturday, September 27, 10 am – 2 pm: Pets on Parade coordinated by Cromwell Animal Control, Pierson Park, Cromwell Saturday, October 25, 11 am - 3 pm: National Pit Bull Awareness Day hosted by The Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter, Hot Water Rescue and Bikers Against Animal Cruelty; Sponsored by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. Click here for the flyer. Saturday, December 6, Noon - 3 pm: Revay's Gardens Christmas Open House Photos with Santa, 266 North Rd., Broad Brook (East Windsor). Bring your companon animal to have his or her photo taken with Santa ($6). The Christmas Shop will be open for your holiday shopping. We will have literature and fundraisers available at our table. Sunday, December 7, 11 am - 4 pm: Join The Queenie Foundation for some stress-free shopping and pampering at Soul Star Healing. Our table will be set with literature and fun fundraisers for the animal lover in your life. Also available at the event: homemade jewelry, winter scarves, candles, home and garden items, gift baskets and more. Do your holiday shopping and get your cards read, a chair massage, your aura photographed and a mini Reiki session while you're at it! What could be better? Shopping for those you love and treating yourself at the same time! Click here for more information. Saturday/Sunday, December 13 and 14, 11 - 4: Photos with Santa at the Manchester PetsMart, 1520 Pleasant Valley Rd. All companion animals are welcome to have their photo taken with Santa. PetsMart will donate $5 to The Queenie Foundation for every photo taken. Animal issues literature and fundraisers will be available, including raffle tickets for an afghan and quilt made by our VP! (We need volunteers for this event. The time commitment is 10 - 5 each day. Contact us at 860.649.4488 or queeniefound@hotmail.com.)