2016 Events

run_1-300x249To ensure fun and safety for our sanctuary residents, no dogs are allowed at events on the sanctuary grounds, please! (Dogs are welcome at the Fun Walk at Wheaton Park on May 15) Events will be held rain or shine, and all proceeds benefit the rescued animals.

Poplar Spring Run for the Animals – Join us for the Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary’s 13th annual “Run for the Animals!” on Sunday, May 15 at the beautiful Wheaton Regional Park in Maryland. The 5K run and 1 or 1.7 mile fun walk is a fundraiser dedicated to supporting the life-saving work Poplar Spring does everyday. Learn more and register here.

Montgomery County Farm Tour – Saturday, July 23, 2016 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come on out and meet the animals and enjoy hay rides and refreshments for sale. Shop for t-shirts, sweatshirts, and handmade crafts in our gift shop, and for hidden treasures at our giant yard sale in the carriage barn.

Eighteenth Annual Open House and Fundraiser – Sunday, September 25, 2016 1-5 p.m. Our biggest event of the year – and everyone’s invited! Enjoy a live band, delicious catered food and drink, a fabulous silent auction, clowns and face painting, speakers, and the opportunity to stroll around and visit the rescued animals. No admission fee, but donations (of any amount) are very much appreciated. RSVP requested.

Thanksgiving with the Turkeys – Saturday, November 19, 2016 – 12 noon – 4 p.m. Come celebrate Thanksgiving WITH the turkeys – join our friendly turkeys and all their friends in celebrating a cruelty-free Thanksgiving potluck. Please bring a vegan (no meat, dairy, or eggs) dinner or dessert item to serve 8. $10 suggested donation