Bunny Yoga during Hoppy Hour - SOLD OUT
Friday, April 24 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Animal Friends
(562 Camp Horne Rd, Pittsburgh PA 15237)
Need to relax?  Come and treat yourself to a stress-free "hoppy hour" with a beginner-friendly yoga class!  Our shelter rabbits will be on-hand to help you relax further during class. Registration starts at 5:00 p.m.  Class will start promptly at 5:30 p.m.  A donation of $10 is requested.  Please bring your own yoga mat, towel and water. Special thanks to Jen Stratakis, yoga instructor! Questions? Contact Portia at 412.847.7095.

Bruegger's Bagels presents: Portion of the proceeds day benefitting Animal Friends
Saturday, April 25 | Bruegger's Bagels Sewickley and McKnight Road locations

If you’re in the mood for good bagels and sandwiches next Saturday, join Animal Friends at Bruegger’s Bagels in Sewickley or on McKnight Road! Print out this flyer or show it to the Bruegger’s employees on your smart phone and 15% of your purchase that day will go towards helping Animal Friends save homeless animals in our community. And keep your eyes out for more portion of the proceeds days at Bruegger’s – we do them the fourth Saturday of every month!

Run for a Cause with Animal Friends in the Pittsburgh Marathon
Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 3
If you or a loved one is planning to participate in the 2015 Pittsburgh Marathon, consider joining Team Animal Friends! Donations raised will go towards sponsoring spay and neuter surgeries and providing critical medical care for sick and wounded animals.

To sign up to be a part of Team Animal Friends, you must first register at www.PittsburghMarathon.com. When you register, you will be asked which race you want to run (i.e. full marathon, half marathon, 5k etc). Make your selection and finish your registration. After you are registered, visit our CrowdRise page and make an account to start fundraising! If you’re interested in fundraising but aren’t a runner, we accept virtual runners, too! You can always skip registering for the marathon and just fundraise for us on CrowdRise.

CrowdRise allows you to create your own personal fundraising page and share it with family and friends through email or your Facebook or Twitter page. You can set your own fundraising goal, post photos and share a personal story of why you are running for Animal Friends. Run for a reason and support Animal Friends this year in the annual Pittsburgh Marathon!

Bow Wow Bingo
Saturday, May 2 | Doors open at 6:15 p.m. | Pittsburgh Masonic Center
(3579 Masonic Way, Pittsburgh PA 15237)
Everyone's barking about the fine food and fabulous prizes at Bow Wow Bingo! This upscale bingo, which takes place at the Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center located moments from I-279, is celebrating its 13th year of fun and fundraising on Saturday, May 2.  Enjoy a buffet dinner by Monteverde Catering, beer, wine and tail-wagging prizes. 

Tables of up to eight can be reserved in advance.  Click here to get your tickets today! Questions?  Call 412.847.7055. 

Mutt Mob
Thursday, May 7 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Renaissance Hotel Across the Clemente Bridge to BZ's Bar and Grill

It’s not a flash mob – it’s an Animal Friends’ Mutt Mob! Our mob of adoptable canine companions will greet Pirates fans before the game, from the Renaissance Hotel across the bridge to BZ’s Bar & Grill. Donate to Animal Friends for access to drink and food specials. Big Country 104.7FM will be on hand with give-a-ways. Learn about the wonderful benefits of adopting a shelter dog and the animal-human bond. 

Healthy Pet Products and WISH 99.7 presents: Healthy Pet Day
Saturday, May 9 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Healthy Pet Products
(9805 McKnight Road, McCandless, PA 15237)
Meet Animal Friends' adoptable pets at the 6th annual Healthy Pet Day! Healthy Pet Products and Cris Winter from WISH 99.7 are hosting a fun and informative day of pet-focused activities and seminars. Part pet expo, part customer appreciation party, the event welcomes hundreds of pet lovers and their pets for freebies and product samples, meet & greets with local shelters and their adoptable pets, a photo booth for people and their pets, pet food, toy, and supply vendor fair, canine search & rescue demonstrations, pet behavior demos, deep discounts on healthy pet foods and supplies, and raffles, prizes, and games benefiting local shelters. The event is free and registration is not required. For more info call 412.366.0700 or visit www.HealthyPetProducts.net.

Kings Family Restaurant presents: Portion of the Proceeds Day
Friday, May 15 - Sunday, May 17 | Any Kings Family Restaurant
Kings Family Restaurant is showing their compassion by donating 15% of your check back to Animal Friends! Have a great meal and help homeless animals at the same time! Print this coupon to present to your server. Promotion ends Sunday, May 17 at 5 p.m. Coupons valid at any of the 30 Kings Family Restaurants. 

Animal Friends presents: Lawrenceville Cat Crawl
Saturday, May 16 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Participating Businesses in Lawrenceville - Butler St.
We invite you to a “cat crawl” through Lawrenceville to visit our adorable adoptable cats and kittens, who will be spending their day at the unique shops and eateries. Purchase a $10 shopping pass (on our website or at sites throughout Lawrenceville that day) for specials at each participating business, and proceeds benefit Animal Friends! Shop, eat, cuddle – a PURR-fect Saturday in Pittsburgh! Click here to register!  You will receive a link to a printable ticket in your confirmation email. Make sure to print and bring your ticket with you to the Crawl!

Animal Friends presents: Ride for Compassion with Club Cycle!
Sunday, May 17 | 1 p.m. | Club Cycle
(300 Mt. Lebanon Blvd., Mt. Lebanon, PA 15234)
On Sunday, May 17th Club Cycle of Mt. Lebanon will be hosting a charity ride for Animal Friends! Join us at 1pm for a 1-hour Spin class with all proceeds benefiting Animal Friends. Winner of the Best of Pittsburgh Magazine 2014, Club Cycle is the only studio around to offer Spin classes to the beat of a live DJ. Join us as we burn some calories all to help homeless animals. Brueggers Bagels will be supplying coffee and bagels and there might even be a guest appearance from some of our shelter residents! Registration is $20 at the door (Sorry! Cash only). SPOTS MUST BE RESERVED PRIOR TO THE EVENT by contacting Sophie Gage, Special Events Coordinator, at 412.847.7055 or SGAGE@ThinkingOutsideTheCage.Org. Space is limited so sign up today!   

Jergel's Rhythm Grille presents: Bike Night for Animal Friends
Tuesday, May 26 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Jergel's Rhythm Grille
(103 Slade Lane, Warrendale, PA 15086)
Sponsored in part by Edgar Snyder
Bike Night at Jergel’s is always a good time, but this Tuesday our adoptable dogs will don their own “tough guy” biker gear and join the crowd for photos and raffles. Bring your bike, or just bring your friends, but don’t miss this happy hour, complete with pig roast and music by Val Porter from WDVE.
 

Animal Friends presents: Kitten Yoga
Thursday, May 28 | Registration starts a 5 p.m., Class begins at 5:30 p.m. | Animal Friends
(562 Camp Horne Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237)
Treat yourself to a stress-free hour with beginner-friendly yoga! Our shelter kittens will be on-hand to entertain, soothe and amuse you throughout the class. Registration starts at 5:00 p.m. Class will start promptly at 5:30 p.m. A donation of $10 is requested. Please bring your own yoga mat, towel and water. Special thanks to Marguerite White, yoga instructor and huge animal lover! Questions? Call Kellie at 412-847-7097 or email kroberts@thinkingoutsidethecage.org. Click here to register!

WISH 99.7 presents: 5th Annual WISH 99.7 Purse Party benefitting Animal Friends
Thursday, May 28 | Doors open at 5:30 p.m. | Sheraton Station Square Hotel - Grand Ballroom
(300 W. Station Square Dr., Pittsburgh PA 15219)
Join WISH 99.7 for their 5th Annual Purse Party fundraiser to benefit Animal Friends! Hosted by morning show personality Cris Winter, this is the ULTIMATE GIRL’S NIGHT OUT! Enjoy great food, signature WISHtini’s and cocktails, entertainment, photo booth, and an amazing Luxury Purse & More auction – with proceeds benefiting Animal Friends. The auction includes dozens of must-have handbags, gift baskets, trips, and more. Tickets are $20.00 and include a free WISHtini ticket, door prize ticket, AND a swag bag filled with goodies! Tickets are available through ShowClix.  For more information or questions, contact Sophie at 412.847.7055.

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Animal Friends

Caryl Gates Gluck Resource Center
562 Camp Horne Road | Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Phone: 412.847.7000 | Fax: 412.847.7001
speak@ThinkingOutsideTheCage.org

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