Events – August 2014

by Veronica Mabry • Posted in: Events, Fundraising, General, Outreach

Summer is coming to a close – so we’re going out with a bang! Join us at one (or all) of these events in August:

Red Rally 5K -Saturday, August 9th at Travis County Expo Center, 7AM:  Keller Williams: Beat the heat alongside your furry friend at Keller Williams’ Inaugural Red Rally 5K and give where you live! Introducing the inaugural Keller Williams Red Rally, supporting Austin Pets Alive! With both timed and untimed options, the 5K race is fit for serious runners, 2-legged walkers and our 4-legged friends. Make it a pack outing, and bring the entire family!

The Pirate’s Ball – Friday, August 8th-Sunday, August 9th at the Wyndham: Get ready to “Party with a Purpose” at the annual CTXPHC’s Pirate’s Ball benefiting Austin Pets Alive! The weekend includes a Welcome Party, Pool Party & Lunch, and Costume Ball!

Mohawk’s 3rd Annual Date Auction – Thursday, August 20th at Mohawk, 7PM: Come down to the Mohawk for the Annual Date Auction benefiting Austin Pets Alive! Bachelors and Bachelorettes will be promoting date packages you can win to save a furry friend! Even if you’re taken, you can bid on the items for you and yours!

Pubs for Pups – Saturday, August 16th starting at Lil Woodrows on W. 6th, 6PM: It’s that time of year again! Independence Brewery is sponsoring the 4th Annual Pubs for Pups bar crawl. We still start at Little Woodrow’s at 6pm, then crawl to two additional pubs (Dogwood and Star Bar) by 9pm. Registration is $30 and will be open until August 9th. Registration includes a t-shirt, pint glass, and 4 beer tickets. Additional t-shirts will be available for $15. You must register by midnight on 8/9. If the event is not sold out, late registration will be accepted through the start of the event for $15.00, but t-shirt will not be included.

Paddle for Puppies – Sunday, August 24th at Rowing Dock, 8AM: This will be the 3rd year for Paddle for Puppies, our 2nd year hosting at Rowing Dock! Come join us for a morning paddle to benefit APA!’s parvo program!

Catering with a Twist Anniversary – Thursday, August 28th at The Thinkery, 7-11PM: Celebrate with Catering with a Twist on their 5th Anniversary! Enjoy food, entertainment and cocktails at The Thinkery and bring a donation for Austin Pets Alive! They will be collecting supplies and monetary gifts to benefit the shelter. This event is adults only.

APA! APA No. 2 Release – Thursday, August 28th at The ABGB, 6:30PM: Part dos of four! Join us for the launch of the the APA! APA (American Pale Ale) No. 2., a brewed beer to benefit Austin Pets Alive! A $1 per pint goes to the shelter until the beer is GONE! Commemorative pint glasses will be sold at the launch party, pick one up so you can collect all four!

$20 for 20 Wine Tasting – Sunday, August 31st at Tony C’s in Avery Ranch, 3PM: You are invited to 20 for $20, A Wine Tasting Benefiting Austin Pets Alive! Join us Sunday, August 31st, 3-7pm, and enjoy live music, light appetizers and sample 20 premium wines from around the world for $20.


Did you know APA! participates in over 150 events a year? Check out the calendar listing to get a full list of events!