ALL ABOUT DOGS! And other pets too!
In partnership with Palo Alto Humane Society
How to safely meet a dog!
Children will meet a friendly dog and learn invaluable safety lessons about interacting with and enjoying the company of canines.
Location: Outdoor Classroom
Dog 1: 12-1pm Kathy Merkle-Raymond with Cody and Sarah Clementson with Ani
Dog 2: 1-2pm Chris Corvetti with Rin
Dog 3: 2-3pm Sue Klapholz with Sebastian
Dog 4: 3-4pm Lucy Madaffari with Bella
Meet Luna the Chicken and Ginger the Pig!
Location: Outdoor Classroom
12–2 p.m.: Isabelle Cnudde with Luna the Chicken
2–4 p.m.: Dawn Perchik with Ginger the Pig
FACE PAINT ROOM
Face painting: Children will learn about different kinds of dogs and other animals through fun with face paint.
Marilyn Kanes, expert face painter, will demonstrate special face painting techniques
WONDER CABINET – FOREST
Reading: Children will hear the story Saving Travis, A Rescue Story/Salvando a Travis, historia de un rescate. Book is about the rescue of a small abandoned dog with the help of another dog and her people.
Patty Hurley will read in English, Leonor Delgado will read in Spanish
Timing: 12:30; 2:00pm
Short film >> It’s A Dog’s Day
Children will enjoy It’s A Dog’s Day, the Telly Award-winning film made by the Palo Alto Humane Society that features puppets, circus art, and artists from
Cirque du Soleil. It’s A Dog’s Day tells the story of a caring community that comes to the rescue of a sad dog. Versions for vision– and hearing–impaired children are
available. (Age Range: Preschool to 2nd grade)
Pino’s Imaginary Animals
Join Clown Mime Pino in Some Animal Antics!
Show Times (30 minutes each)
Sing with RHEA & SHANNON the Dog!
Children will join their voices in songs about animals, taught by PAHS’ storyteller and playwright Rhea Sampson.
Show Times (15 minutes each):
Animal–themed art activities will tap into children’s imaginations and creativity.
Come and learn about Palo Alto Humane Society and its newly released book Saving Travis, A Rescue Story/Salvando a Travis, historia de un rescate
Station 1: Coloring Station– Printouts provided by PAHS (200 copies)
Station 2: Animal Accessories
Station 3: Saving Travis, A Rescue Story/Salvando a Travis, historia de un rescate Book Sales Table
Pet Assemblage Art – Create Animal Assemblage art!
Dogs! And Other Pets Too!
July 30 – September 23
Dogs! And Other Pets Too! features artwork and photos honoring animal companions. Student work from the Palo Alto Humane Society’s Adoptables Art program and a CDM staff “Pet Wall of Fame” will be featured.
Adoptables Art, a Program of the Palo Alto Humane Society, partners with local school district art departments to connect young students with shelter animals through the visual arts. Through Adoptables Art, students become humane advocates, empathizing with the animals they draw and paint.
The Palo Alto Humane Society is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit, charitable, volunteer-supported organization. PAHS is one of the few humane societies nationwide with no animal shelter. Instead of managing animals inside a shelter, we work to keep animals out of the shelter through humane programs in intervention, advocacy, and education. For a century, our mission has been to alleviate the suffering of animals, increase public sensitivity to animal issues, and elevate the status of animals in our society.