Calendar of Events

February

Puppy (and Kitty) Love Valentine's Floral and Chocolates Sale

Thursday February 12 - Saturday February 14
Shop for your Valentine and help homeless animals! Professionally designed floral arrangements, gorgeous bunches of roses and tulips, gourmet chocolates and homemade baked goods will be available in the Angell lobby February 12th–14th. Every dollar benefits the MSPCA-Boston Adoption Center and Spike's Fund, which provides emergency medical treatment for homeless animals. We can make you a custom arrangement if you would like to preorder. Email bostonvolunteer@mspca.org for info and prices. Click here to learn more.

The Wiz presented by The Strand Theatre  

Thursday February 13 - Saturday February 14
The Strand Theatre is holding performances of The Wiz this month, and in honor of their star Toto will be donating a portion of proceeds to the MSPCA! The Wiz is an amazing magical journey through the land of Oz, based on L. Frank Baum's the Wonderful Wizard of Oz and ramped up with a dazzling lively mixture of rock, gospel, and soul.  Click here to learn more.

'Tour de Pooch & Pals' Spin for Animals

Saturday February 21
Get fit, have fun, and help animals! The 12th annual Spin for Animals raises much-needed funds for the animals of the MSPCA at Nevins Farm. Learn more, make a pledge, or sign up to spin by clicking here.

Starting a Backyard Flock

Sunday February 22 from 12pm-3pm at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm
Learn all you ever needed to know about keeping farm birds! Click here for more information and to register.

March

National Pig Day

Friday March 6 beginning at 10:30am at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm
Join us for a special edition of Little Bookworms as we pay homage to pigs! We'll read a short story about these clever animals, followed by a visit to our pig barn to serve a giant fruit salad to our pigs!

The Big Feline Fix: Free Spay-Neuter Clinic for Cats in Lawrence

Saturday March 7 & Sunday March 8 at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm
Do you live in Lawrence and have a cat that needs to be spayed or neutered? Click here to sign up for a FREE spay or neuter!

Equine Trailering Safety

Saturday March 28 from 12:30pm-4:30pm at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm
Whether you are new to trailering or an old hand, horse enthusiasts of all levels of experience will improve their ability to safely, calmly and efficiently trailer horses of all temperaments.
Through a combination of lecture and exciting hands-on learning, participants will take an in-depth look at everything from the basics to advanced trailering. Click here to learn more.

Spring Vaccination Clinic

Sunday March 29 from 7am-11am at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm
Keep your cat or dog safe, with up-to-date vaccinations! This low-cost clinic is open to the public on a first-come, first served basis. Click here to learn more.

Rabbits 101

Sunday March 29 from 1pm-3pm at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm
Thinking about adopting a rabbit? Learn before you leap! Attend this fun and educational presentation, perfect for those new to rabbit care. Stay tuned for more information.

April

Run Fur Fun 5k presented by evacuumstore.com 

Saturday April 4 at DCR Artesani Park in Brighton, MA
Join us as we Run Fur Fun, and raise funds to save lives! Register today to participate in this fun run with or without your canine. This flat, family and furry friendly course is a great way to support animals in need. Start a team and encourage your friends, family and fellow animal lovers to join you at www.runfurfun.com .

 

May

Poses for Pit Bulls Yoga Class

Saturday May 2nd at 3:30PM, Boston MSPCA Adoption Center
Certified yoga instructor Rob Halpin will be at the MSPCA-Angell to lead an all-levels donation-based yoga class celebrating our love of movement AND dogs! 100 percent of the proceeds go to the MSPCA’s Pit Pals Program, which provides free spay/neuter to reduce the number of homeless Pit Bulls in Massachusetts. Visit www.mspca.org/posesforpitbulls to sign up today!

Mother's Day Plant, Floral and Bake Sale

Friday May 8th-Sunday Mar 10th 9am-5pm, Boston MSPCA Adoption Center
The Boston Adoption Center is hosting our annual Mother's Day Plant, Floral and Bake Sale starting Friday May 10 until Sunday May 12th. We will have a colorful variety of flowers, professionally-done arrangements and hanging and potted plants in the Angell lobby. 100% of sales benefit the Boston Adoption Center. You can pre-order plants or arrangements for pick up at the event – visit www.mspca.org/boston to learn more!