2017 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 21) Events will be held rain or shine, and all proceeds benefit the rescued animals.

Special Comedy Night to Benefit the Animals! – Thursday, February 2, 2017 7:30 p.m. La Mexicana – 16143 Shady Grove Rd. Gaithersburg MD. Our awesome accountant Ken Watter (who is also a great stand up comic!) will be featured, along with other great comedians. Come on out for a fun night for only $20./person, and help the animals! Doors open at 6:30. For tickets contact Ken Watter at 301-652-0580 or email Kenwatter@aol.com

Poplar Spring Run for the Animals – Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary’s 14th annual “Run for the Animals!” was held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at beautiful Wheaton Regional Park in Maryland. The 5K run and 1 or 1.7 mile fun walk was a fundraiser dedicated to supporting the life-saving work Poplar Spring does everyday. Learn more here.

Montgomery County Farm Tour – Saturday, July 22, 2017 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.

Nineteenth Annual Open House and Fundraiser – Sunday, October 1, 2017 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 18, 2017 – 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

Menu