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Apr
20
10:45 AM10:45

Doggie Egg Hunt

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Wright-Way Rescue is excited to be on-site for Doggie Egg Hunt!

Eggs contain treats and prize tickets! Snap a photo with the Easter Bunny & don't forget to bring your basket! Arrive 15 minutes prior to the hunt.

Pre-registration is required, there will be no on-site registration.



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Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

Dog Dayz

  • Rolling Meadows Community Center Senior Parking Lot (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Calling all dogs!

Come bring your furry friend (on a leash) for an event that is dedicated to them! Rolling Meadows Park District will have a kiddy pool, temporary dog park, treats and lots of dog friendly businesses.

Don't have a dog? Come meet some adoptable dogs from our local shelters, including Wright-Way Rescue.

The fee for this event is two donation items for our participating shelters or a monetary donation. Items are as follows: dog/cat toys, dog/cat food, towels, blankets, treats.

All dogs attending must have updated shots. 

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Jun
24
7:00 PM19:00

Paint your Pet Fundraiser

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Join Wright-Way Rescue at a Paint Your Pet class at Tap House Grill in Des Plaines on Wednesday, June 24th!

Aided by our fun-loving instructors, create an original portrait painting of your pet (dog, cat, lizard, bunny, chicken, etc.) all while enjoying food and drinks! For this class, we are donating a portion of every ticket to Wright-Way Rescue. One pet per canvas. All skill levels are welcome! Are you ready to channel your inner artiste while supporting a great cause?!

$46 per ticket. This includes:

1. A pre-sketched canvas of your pet if you email us a photo of your pet AT LEAST 2 days before class. Only one pet per canvas (you will only have enough time to paint one pet).

2. All art materials provided.

3. An introductory paint tutorial and 3 hours of painting.

PRE-SKETCHED CANVAS:

Once you have purchased your ticket, please email one 'clear' photo of your pet and a copy of your ticket to paintyourpetandsiprsvp@gmail.com. Head shot or face photos will work best. Please include any names of guests you'd like to sit with during class.

Other important details...

  • We take RSVP's up to 48 hours before the class.

  • No outside food or drinks. Minimum one drink purchase per guest.

  • No pets at the actual event.

  • All ages are welcome to participate.

  • All tickets are final sale. Please double check the date, time & location before purchasing. If you need to reschedule, please check our homepage for other available classes.

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Mar
12
4:30 PM16:30

Yoga with Rescue Dogs

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Weekday class! Dog lovers and fellow yogis — find serenity and come for a yoga class and rescued dogs. Choose your time slot of 4:30 or 5:30PM!

Katie Foley, Chicago area yoga teacher, is generously hosting Doga, a yoga class where you will be sharing your mat with adoptable rescue dogs, at Wright-Way Rescue's Adoption Center.

All proceeds will be donated to the animals in the care at Wright-Way Rescue.

This is event is welcome to all, and beginners are welcome. After all, the dogs at Wright-Way Rescue are beginners, too!

Make sure to get your tickets in advance as space is limited. Please bring your own mats as community mats are NOT provided.


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Katie Foley has been teaching Vinyasa style yoga throughout the city of Chicago since 2016 and has been growing her personal yoga practice since 2008. Katie was inspired to begin teaching by her love and genuine desire to help others with their spiritual, physical, and emotional needs. Katie completed her 200 hour RYT at Chicago School of Yoga in June 2016. Katie spends her summers teaching SUP Yoga on Lake Michigan and she is an active student at the Second City Conservatory. Her background in creative arts and her love of all music and people create a dynamic flow that encourages you to have fun, center your mind, and pursue growth in your own personal yoga journey. She has two furr babies of her own and is passionate about all animals. She is thrilled to be partnering with this amazing shelter and firmly stands behind the mission of Wright Way Rescue.

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Nov
27
4:00 PM16:00

Giving Tuesday

Wright-Way Rescue invites you to a #GivingTuesday celebration. On Tuesday, November 27, Wright-Way will celebrate all of the animals saved by our organization.

Hosted by the Wright-Way Rescue Professional Board, we hope you will join us for an evening of beverages, snacks, Adoption Center tours, and animal meet and greets with our adoptable pets. This is a free event.

Please honor animals this Giving Tuesday by giving back and donating to our $15,000 goal. Your generous end-of-the-year donation will help us save lives and offer second chances.

For more information on the Giving Tuesday event or the Wright-Way Rescue’s Professional Board, please contact Allison MacDonald at allison.macdonald@wright-wayrescue.org

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Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Paint your Pet Fundraiser

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Jon Wright-Way Rescue at a Paint Your Pet class at Firehouse Grill in Evanston on Wednesday, October 17th!

Never painted before? No problem! Email the organizers a photo of your pet at paintyourpetandsipRSVP@gmail.com and they will trace your pet photo on your canvas for you. They are donating $10 of every ticket to Wright-Way Rescue.

$45 per person. This price includes:

  • A pre-traced canvas of your pet prior to the event if you RSVP with your pet's photo. $10 per extra pet (two pets maximum per canvas). Want to add a costume to your pet? It is an additional $7 to turn your pet into a Halloween-themed portrait!
  • All art materials provided including easels, canvas, paint, a variety of paint brushes, palettes etc etc.
  • 3 hours of painting and instruction by our fun-loving instructors. Not a painter? We will help you every step of the way to create the purr-fect masterpiece of your pet!
  • Each ticket will also be an automatic entry for a chance to win a pet portrait painted by Trina! We will announce the winner at the end of the class.


Once you have purchased your ticket, finish RSVPing by emailing your pet's photos to paintyourpetandsip@gmail.com. Head shot or face photos will work best. If you would like us to add a costume to your pet's sketch, it is only an additional $7. Title your email "10/17- Paint Your Pet & Sip Wright-Way Rescue".

  • We take RSVP's up to 4 hours before the class
  • This class is in the upstairs area of the Firehouse Grill. It is not handicap accessible.
  • No outside food or drinks (Minimum one drink purchase per guest).
  • No pets at the actual event
  • This class is family friendly (21+ to drink)
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Sep
29
to Sep 30

Fall on the Farm

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Join Wright-Way Rescue and Lambs Farm for Fall on the Farm, a family-friendly event September 29 & September 30 at Lambs Farm!

10am – 4pm Activities and Tent Sale Open
10am – 5pm Farmyard Open

Fall themed crafts and activities include paint a pumpkin, sand art, face painting, ring toss, basket toss, pumpkin roll, face painting, temporary tattoos,  decorating a cookie, craft kits, activity sheets, bounce house, tractor barrel train ride and more.

Steve Belliveau, Balloon Twisting, will be available from 12pm-3pm too on both days!

The Lake County Farm Heritage Association will be on site with tractors for kids to touch and go for a ride in a barrel train!


Children 13 & Over/Adults: $8 (includes Farmyard & Attractions but not Fall on the Farm activities)
Children 12 & Under: $12 (for only $4 more, guests of any age can have unlimited Farmyard & Attractions access as well as participate in ALL Fall on the Farm activities)
Children 2 & Under: FREE

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Sing to Save the Pups!
Sep
14
8:30 PM20:30

Sing to Save the Pups!

  • 900 South Wells Street Chicago, IL, 60607 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy singing karaoke under the city lights as the 100 foot vessel cruises down the Chicago River and out to the Lake! Boataoke 2018 is an effort to raise money for Wright-Way Rescue.

3-Hours of showcasing your skills (or lack thereof) on a booze cruise with all of Chicago as your audience! Enjoy the full bar (cash bar), meet and greet with folks from Wright-Way Rescue, and create some great memories with friends!

  • Friday, June 29 - 8:30pm - 11:30pm
  • Thursday, July 19 - 8pm - 11pm 
  • Friday, August 3 - 8:30pm - 11:30pm
  • Friday, September 14 - 8:30pm-11:30pm
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Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Family Peace Fest

  • 6140 Dempster Street Morton Grove, IL, 60053 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 3rd annual Family Peace Fest on Saturday, August 25  is a continuing effort to encourage peace, hope and harmony in an ethnically and culturally diverse area - Morton Grove and surrounding communities.

The activity will take place outside of and behind the Civic Center at 6140 Dempster. The adjacent Farmers' Market will be happening concurrently. 

Join Wright-Way Rescue for the Pups for Peace Walk, a dog walk, at 10:30AM.

From 12-1PM, the event will have several speakers - headlined by Maudlyne Ijirehika (Urban Affairs reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times), a Peace Poem, and a closing Peace Dance led by the square-dancing group the Glenview Squares.

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Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Bark in the Park

Join the Morton Grove Park District for a morning of fun for you and your dog at Prairie View Park. Bring the whole family! There will be games and activities. Free giveaways to the first 100 dogs.

All pets must be leashed, and accompanied by an adult. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. Admission is free.

This event is sponsored in part by Lavitt Animal Hospital.

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Sing to Save the Pups!
Aug
3
8:30 PM20:30

Sing to Save the Pups!

  • 900 South Wells Street Chicago, IL, 60607 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy singing karaoke under the city lights as the 100 foot vessel cruises down the Chicago River and out to the Lake! Boataoke 2018 is an effort to raise money for Wright-Way Rescue.

3-Hours of showcasing your skills (or lack thereof) on a booze cruise with all of Chicago as your audience! Enjoy the full bar (cash bar), meet and greet with folks from Wright-Way Rescue, and create some great memories with friends!

  • Friday, June 29 - 8:30pm - 11:30pm
  • Thursday, July 19 - 8pm - 11pm 
  • Friday, August 3 - 8:30pm - 11:30pm
  • Friday, September 14 - 8:30pm-11:30pm
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Sing to Save the Pups!
Jul
19
8:00 PM20:00

Sing to Save the Pups!

  • 900 South Wells Street Chicago, IL, 60607 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy singing karaoke under the city lights as the 100 foot vessel cruises down the Chicago River and out to the Lake! Boataoke 2018 is an effort to raise money for Wright-Way Rescue.

3-Hours of showcasing your skills (or lack thereof) on a booze cruise with all of Chicago as your audience! Enjoy the full bar (cash bar), meet and greet with folks from Wright-Way Rescue, and create some great memories with friends!

  • Friday, June 29 - 8:30pm - 11:30pm
  • Thursday, July 19 - 8pm - 11pm 
  • Friday, August 3 - 8:30pm - 11:30pm
  • Friday, September 14 - 8:30pm-11:30pm
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Sing to Save the Pups!
Jun
29
8:30 PM20:30

Sing to Save the Pups!

  • 900 South Wells Street Chicago, IL, 60607 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy singing karaoke under the city lights as the 100 foot vessel cruises down the Chicago River and out to the Lake! Boataoke 2018 is an effort to raise money for Wright-Way Rescue.

3-Hours of showcasing your skills (or lack thereof) on a booze cruise with all of Chicago as your audience! Enjoy the full bar (cash bar), meet and greet with folks from Wright-Way Rescue, and create some great memories with friends!

  • Friday, June 29 - 8:30pm - 11:30pm
  • Thursday, July 19 - 8pm - 11pm 
  • Friday, August 3 - 8:30pm - 11:30pm
  • Friday, September 14 - 8:30pm-11:30pm
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Cats on Mats - Yoga with Cats
Jun
23
to Jun 24

Cats on Mats - Yoga with Cats

  • Wright-Way Rescue Adoption Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Cat lovers and fellow yogis — find serenity and get your om on Saturday, June 23 or Sunday, June 24. Both classes will be held at 6PM.

Ginalyn Mendillo, Chicago area yoga teacher, is generously hosting Cats on Mats, a yoga class where you will be sharing your mat with adoptable cats, at Wright-Way Rescue's Adoption Center.

All proceeds will be donated to the animals in the care at Wright-Way Rescue.

This is event is welcome to all, and beginners are welcome. After all, the cats at Wright-Way Rescue are beginners, too!

Make sure to get your tickets in advance as space is limited. All previous Cats on Mats class sold out quickly.

Please bring your own mats as community mats are NOT provided.

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Jun
23
to Jun 24

Doga - Yoga with Dogs

  • Wright-Way Rescue Adoption Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dog lovers and fellow yogis — find serenity and get your om on Saturday, June 23 or Sunday, June 24. Both classes will be held at 5PM.


Ginalyn Mendillo, Chicago area yoga teacher, is generously hosting Doga, a yoga class where you will be sharing your mat with adoptable rescue dogs, at Wright-Way Rescue's Adoption Center.

All proceeds will be donated to the animals in the care at Wright-Way Rescue.

This is event is welcome to all, and beginners are welcome. After all, the dogs at Wright-Way Rescue are beginners, too!

Make sure to get your tickets in advance as space is limited. Please bring your own mats as community mats are NOT provided.

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May
5
9:00 AM09:00

Cats on Mats

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Cat lovers and fellow yogis — find serenity and get your om on Saturday, May 5 at 9AM and 10AM (two classes available)

lululemon athletica at Westfield Old Orchard is generously hosting Cats on Mats, a yoga class where you will be sharing your mat with adoptable cats, at Wright-Way Rescue's Adoption Center.

All proceeds will be donated to the animals in the care at Wright-Way Rescue.

This is event is welcome to all, and beginners are welcome. After all, the cats at Wright-Way Rescue are beginners, too!

Make sure to get your tickets in advance as space is limited. All previous Cats on Mats class sold out quickly.

Please bring your own mats as community mats provided is very limited.

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Apr
28
10:45 AM10:45

Down with Dogs

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Join Find Your Freedom this Saturday, April 28th for a fundraising event benefiting Wright-Way Rescue. In addition to their regularly scheduled Essentials class, their YTT trainees will be leading a special Yinyasa class and Restorative Doga (yoga with your pup!)

Stop in for class, or just drop by for a pic with your pooch at our puppy photo booth and visit volunteers from Wright-Way Rescue who will be at the studio from 11-2pm with a puppy to pet!

Classes have limited space available. Please pre-register.

Register Here

100% of proceeds from this event go directly to Wright Way Rescue

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