Closing Night Reception with Speakers and Buy or Bid Night
November 14, 2014, 6-8 pm
Davis Arts Center, 1919 F Street, Davis. CA.

5:30: Silent Auction Tables open
6:00: “Art, Empathy and Activism,” Sheltered Curator Ryann Casey
6:30: “Unsheltering, Keeping animals happy, healthy and at home,” Dr. Jean Rabinowitz, D.V.M., founder of 4-R Friends
8:00: Silent Auction Tables close

In the Atrium, between 6-7 p.m., curator Ryann Casey will talk on art, empathy and activism. Dr. Jean Rabinowitz, founder of 4-R Friends, a Sheltered beneficiary, will talk on animals at risk and how to keep pets happy, healthy, and at home.

Hawley Winery will be back, serving complimentary Hawley Viognier and Zinfandel wines. Food Truck The Culinerdy Curizer will provide full  vegan diner menu to purchase. Let Them Eat Cake Cafe will be baking vegan chai-tea cupcakes with chai-spice frosting. Pet Food Express will be on hand to talk about their products with samples of vegan and vegetarian options for pets.

Opening Reception:
October 10, 2014, 6-8 pm
Davis Arts Center, 1919 F Street, Davis. CA.

View art and enjoy wines by Hawley Winery, vegan appetizers by Whole Foods Market Davis, and Music by Rick Aeschliman of Two Dogs Studio. Vegan and vegetarian animals treats will be available from Pet Foods Express Davis.

Children activities are planned in Studio C, so bring your entire family to the opening. Beneficiaries will be on hand to talk about their programs. Dr. Jean Rabinowitz, founder of 4-R Friends, would love for you to come out and hear about the work she does to provide essential care and education to insure that all pets in our community can live safe and healthy lives. Mow Wow Animals‘ curriculum developers Leonor Delgado and Carole Hyde will showcase their online learning program that teaches students about the ethical issues and responsibilities inherent to the human relationship with animals. Alley Cat Allies will have a number of handouts available about feral cat colonies and Yolo community cat advocates will be there to talk about the many cat colonies in Davis and surrounding areas and the need for a Trap-Neuter-Release program.