Flowering Plant Sale

Date: May 01, 2017 - May 31, 2017

Purchase your flowering spring plants from Hillside Acre at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm!
Order online through May 31st with pick up at Hillside Acre May 13th - 31st.

Fast and Furriest 5K: Run, Walk, Wag for MSPCA-Angell

Date: May 21, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017, at Sylvester Baxter Park at Assembly Row in Somerville, marks our second year of a new family-friendly spring fundraiser, the Fast and Furriest 5K – Run, Walk, Wag for MSPCA–Angell!


Date: May 27, 2017

Whether you're a seasoned Guinea Pig lover or interested in learning more about having them as pets, this is the event for you! Join us for a family-friendly afternoon and learn about husbandry, breeds, health, housing and enrichment. Bring your own cavy along and get his or her pigture taken and nails trimmed while you’re there! We’ll have raffles and treats for the humans and pigs, too.
So, grab your favorite pig and spend an afternoon with an enthusiastic community of like-minded folks at Nevins Farm!

Ice Cream Social at MSPCA at Nevins Farm

Date: Jun 04, 2017

Join us for an Ice Cream Social in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the MSPCA at Nevins Farm!
We're serving up free ice cream for people and pups in celebration of 100 years of helping animals in need. This community event will include music, activities and a festival atmosphere highlighting the history of Nevins Farm. The adoption center and barn will be open to explore and cameo appearances will be made by our adoptable animals! In addition, food and beer will be available for purchase from visiting mobile food trucks.

Pints & Paws

Date: Jun 08, 2017

Join us for a night filled with great local food, live music, raffle prizes, beer tastings and an outdoor beer garden. Register to bring your well behaved, leashed and vaccinated dog. For lucky dogs in attendance, we will have treats, fun activities, blueberry facials and a photo booth!

Coffee with Cats: a Catvocates Pop-Up Cafe

Date: Jun 13, 2017

Join us for our first-ever Catvocates Pop-Up Cafe! Enjoy light refreshments served up cafe-style in our Cat Adoption room while meeting some of our adoptable cats. Director Mike Keiley will also share some of our recent successes in our effort to reduce cat overpopulation through spay-neuter efforts, while increasing
adoptions for senior and adult cats.
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Dogs on Deck

Date: Jun 21, 2017

Join us on Wednesday, June 21st at 6:00pm at Fenway Park for tasty treats and beverages (for both humans and canines)- along with a raffle, festive music, and of course- furry friends.

Tails & Ales

Date: Jul 22, 2017

Join us for our annual Tails & Ales, a sampling of craft beers! With dozens beers to choose from, you’ll be guaranteed to find a favorite or two! Add in some hearty snacks from our visiting food trucks (back again this year and included in your ticket price!) and the chance to meet some of our adoptable animals for the perfect way to spend a summer evening. Tickets will go on sale in June, so stay tuned here and at our Facebook page and make sure to get yours early as this event sells out every year and is not to be missed!

The Great Catsby

Date: Sep 07, 2017

Please join us for our inaugural gala entitled “The Great Catsby & the Barking 20’s.” We anticipate more than 300 animal loving philanthropists will attend the event, emceed by our Honorary Chair, TV’s Susan Wornick. Cocktails, dinner & dancing to a live band are just the beginning of the fun in store

Equine Safety & Ambulance Training

Date: Oct 01, 2017

Equine Safety & Ambulance trainings are open to first responders, veterinarians, veterinary technicians, barn owners and other individuals who have a vested interest in learning how to move large animals safely and quickly. Class size is limited to 40 people, to allow each attendee the opportunity to participate in hands-on sessions.