Ready to provide a forever home to Gizmo (in the video above) or another cute little kitty? This spring, love is in bloom at Bideawee, and we want to share it. For the entire month of May, all cats 6 months of age and older will be FREE. Spring is a time for fresh starts [...]
Beg: A Radical New Way of Regarding Animals Tribeca Barnes & Noble (97 Warren St., Manhattan) 6pm Fre Rory Freedman, co-author of the New York Times bestseller Skinny Bitch, joins us tonight to discuss her latest book, Beg. If you are an animal lover, then this book is for you. Click here for more free [...]
Maddie on Things powerHouse Arena DUMBO (37 Main St., Brooklyn) 7-9pm Free, RSVP appreciated: rsvp@powerHouseArena.com The only thing cuter than Maddie, or more distracting at work, is Maddie on Things. Photographer Theron Humphrey drops by, Maddie in tow, to talk about his internet-breakingly popular Tumblr and the dog that inspired it all. Click here for [...]
Hipster Dog Costume Competition McGolrick Park, Brooklyn 9am-noon $5 Dog Competitions Schedule 10AM – Most Fashionable 10:30 – Celebrity Look Alike 11:00 – Best Haircut 11:30 – Best Trick 12:00 – “Hippest” Click here for more cheap New York City events & things to do.
Design on a Dime 2013 Interior Design Sale Metropolitan Pavilion (125 W. 18th St., Manhattan) 10am-6pm Free admission Buy furniture, art, home accessories, and gifts curated by over 60 of the world’s top interior designers for 50–70 % off retail pricing. Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Organizing Small Spaces Morningside Heights NYPL Branch (2900 Broadway, Manhattan) 5:30pm Free Come join Jennifer Ryan Professional Organizer and Motivator finally take control of that small space. Learn techniques to stay organized and in control. Product recommendation and creative solutions will be our focus to create your new order. Click here for more free New [...]
8th Annual Spring Seed Celebration & Swap Old Stone House (5th Ave. & 3rd St., Brooklyn) 10am-3pm Free Join us for our annual celebration of making things grow all around the Old Stone House & Washington Park Schedule: 10am Seeding starts and transplanting seedlings 11am Seed cleaning, storage and identification (includes guess that seed, displays [...]
Floral Arranging Macy’s (151 W. 34th St., 8th Fl., Fine China, Manhattan) 1pm Free Join Denise Porcaro as she shares her secret to creating whimsical, lush floral arrangements using seasonal flowers. She has been designing arrangements with her company, Flower Girl, since 2004. She loves creating floral displays that show off the vibrancy and changing [...]
Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts Observatory (543 Union St., Brooklyn) 8pm $10 Biotechnology has given us a whole new toolbox for tinkering with life, and we have the power to modify animals in profound new ways. We are editing their genetic codes, rebuilding their broken bodies, and supplementing their natural senses. [...]
Pets as Social Relations in Twentieth Century China Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 918, Manhattan Noon-1:30pm Free, no registration required The Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) presents “Pets as Social Relations in Twentieth Century China,” a brown bag lecture with Mark Swislocki, Assistant Professor of History, NYU Abu Dhabi and moderated by [...]
Winter Jam 2013 Central Park Bandshell (Mid-Central Park around 72nd St., Manhattan) 11am-3pm Free Presented by the NYC Parks Department and the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA), Winter Jam NYC is a free annual winter sports festival that encourages New Yorkers to get out and enjoy the outdoors in the colder months. Our partners at [...]
MulchFest 2013 Locations in all 5 boroughs (see map) 10am-2pm Free Bring your holiday tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city! Join the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, the New York City Department of Sanitation , and GreeNYC to recycle your [...]
Dog Photos with Santa My Two Dogs (434 Manhattan Ave., Manhattan) 10:30am-3:30pm $6/photo No appointment necessary! A portion of the proceeds will benefit Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue *All photos will be emailed, so be sure to have a valid email address! Click here for more cheap New York City events & things to do.
Pet Photos with Santa Ink48 (653 11th Ave., Manhattan) 2-4pm Free Pets are invited to hop on Santa’s lap for photo opportunities on December 8 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m at Ink48 and on December 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 70 Park Avenue. The Santa Paws celebration gives your favorite four-legged friends [...]
Saturday, December 8th: Holiday Celebration for Dogs in Prospect Park + Free Treats for Pets & Humans
Bark! The Herald Angels Sing… Meadow beside Picnic House, enter at PPW & 3rd St., Prospect Park, Brooklyn 8-10am Free Brooklyn dog owners: bring your canine companions and come celebrate the holidays at a morning gathering In Prospect Park. Brooklyn dog owners: bring your canine companions and come celebrate the holidays at a morning gathering [...]
The weather’s getting colder and you’re spending a bit more time indoors. Time to spruce up the apartment? From now through next Monday, get 25% off online orders from Blik when you use the code STUFFED. They’re donating a percentage of revenue to The American Red Cross for Sandy relief, too. Click here for more [...]
Wednesday, November 14th: ‘What’s a Dog For? The Surprising History, Science, Philosophy, and Politics of Man’s Best Friend’
What’s a Dog For? The Surprising History, Science, Philosophy, and Politics of Man’s Best Friend powerHouse Arena (37 Main St., Brooklyn) 7-9pm Free, RSVP requested: rsvp@powerHouseArena.com The powerHouse Arena welcomes John Homans in celebration of the publication of What’s a Dog For? The Surprising History, Science, Philosophy, and Politics of Man’s Best Friend. Author and [...]
Sunday, November 11th: ‘I’m a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America’s Most Beautiful (and Misunderstood) Pet’
I’m a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America’s Most Beautiful (and Misunderstood) Pet BookCourt (163 Court St., Brooklyn) 7pm Free Filled with inspiring stories and photographs, this heartfelt tribute to the pit bull celebrates one of America’s most popular yet misunderstood dogs. Perhaps more than any other breed, the pit bull has been dogged by negative [...]
Howl-o-Ween & Muttsquerade Dog Parade Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Remsen St. entrance, Brooklyn 1-3pm Free to watch, donation to enter 718.852.6200 It’s near that time of year, when dog-obsessed Brooklynites strut their stuff in the annual chairty Doogie Costume Parade / Contest along the world famous Heights Promenade! Last years contest had over 50 costumed entrants [...]
Howl-A-Ween McCarren Park Dog Run, Brooklyn Noon-3pm Suggested donation Click here for more cheap New York City events & things to do.
The 14th Annual Great PUPkin Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn 11am registration, noon start $5 donation to enter the competition, free to watch Good people of Brooklyn, please come and join Fort Greene PUPS as we throw our 14th annual dog costume contest hootenanny wang-dang-doodle in Fort Greene Park. The contest will take place on Saturday, [...]
22nd Annual Tompkins Square Park Dog Parade Tompkins Sq. Park, Dog Run, Manhattan Noon $5 suggested donation CONTEST RULES The first dogs to arrive in costume will compete in Round 1. A winner and numerous runner ups will be awarded prizes at the end of that round. Winners claim their prize at the end of [...]
AKC Meet the Breeds Jacob K. Javitz Center, Manhattan 10am-5pm both days $15 in advance Attention all pet lovers, it will be raining cats and dogs once again this October when the American Kennel Club (AKC) returns to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on October 20th and 21st to host [...]
10th Annual My Dog Loves Central Park Country Fair Nuamburg Bandshell, mid-park near 72nd St., Central Park, Manhattan 11am-3pm Free Mark your calendars, and don’t forget to bring Sparky (on leash, please)! Central Park Paws, a program of the Central Park Conservancy, invites dogs and owners of all ages to celebrate Central Park’s vibrant dog [...]