Events

Sep
22
Sat
BARK(ing) Spot @ 100 Block of W. Illinois St.
Sep 22 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

On Friday, September 21, landscape design and urban planning firm, The Lakota Group, will be transforming two parking spaces on the 100 block of West Illinois Street into a dog-friendly green space to celebrate PARK(ing) Day, a day dedicated to calling attention to the need for more urban open space. On this day, metered parking spaces across the world will be temporarily transformed into public places to re-examine the way urban space is allocated.

The temporarily transformed space will feature landscaping, places to sit and play, as well as feature adoptable dogs from The Anti-Cruelty Society. The public is invited to stop by between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. to enjoy this green space and meet dogs looking for forever homes. At 11:30 a,m., there will be a parade of puppies and dogs from The Anti-Cruelty Society at LaSalle and Grand to the BARK(ing) Spot on Illinois. The public is encouraged to visit to meet new fur friends.

Sep
24
Mon
Chicago White Sox Dog Day
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
1
Mon
Pints for Pets @ Lagunitas Brewing Company
Oct 1 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join The Anti-Cruelty Society for one of our most popular events of the year, Pints for Pets benefitting homeless animals at our BRAND NEW location Lagunitas Brewery Company.

Guests will receive three drink tokens to enjoy a variety of 10 different Lagunitas beer options on tap, appetizers, a raffle, music, and more!

$40/person in advance, $45/person at the door

Space is limited so purchase your tickets today here!

*Must be 21 or older to attend

Learn more or purchase tickets here!

Oct
2
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2  Please note the October 2 session has been canceled.
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Oct
6
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Oct
7
Sun
Cats N Mats @ The Anti-Cruelty Society Education & Training Center
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Suggested donation of $10 will be accepted at the door.

 

  • When: First Sunday of every month
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!


Register for October 7 here

 

Oct
17
Wed
Teen Drop-In @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Stop in to The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Education and Training Center tonight to drop off any of the DIY service learning projects that you may have completed. Please be sure to bring your one-page reflection essay and the paperwork from your school that you need to get signed by a representative of the Society. To learn more, click here.

Nov
3
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Nov
4
Sun
Cats N Mats @ The Anti-Cruelty Society Education & Training Center
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Suggested donation of $10 will be accepted at the door.

 

  • When: First Sunday of every month
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!


Register for October 7 here

 

Nov
6
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2  Please note the October 2 session has been canceled.
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Nov
21
Wed
Teen Drop-In @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Stop in to The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Education and Training Center tonight to drop off any of the DIY service learning projects that you may have completed. Please be sure to bring your one-page reflection essay and the paperwork from your school that you need to get signed by a representative of the Society. To learn more, click here.

Dec
1
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Dec
2
Sun
Cats N Mats @ The Anti-Cruelty Society Education & Training Center
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What could be better than doing yoga on a Sunday morning? Doing yoga with cats at The Anti-Cruelty Society! Join us at 11 a.m the first Sunday of the month for Cats n’ Mats. We will be hosting one hour yoga sessions with the company of some adoptable kitties, they make the purrfect yoga partners!

In order to ensure that we do not have to turn anyone away at the door we ask that you please register here to reserve your spot. Suggested donation of $10 will be accepted at the door.

 

  • When: First Sunday of every month
  • Where: 169 W. Grand Ave.
  • Cost: $10 donation
  • Pre-registration is required
  • Age range: 18 and over
  • No previous yoga experience required
  • You bring the mats, we’ll bring the cats!


Register for October 7 here

 

Dec
4
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2  Please note the October 2 session has been canceled.
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Dec
9
Sun
Pet First Aid & CPR @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Do you plan on working with other people’s pets for a living as a dog walker, groomer, or staff member at a boarding facility? Do you have pets at home and want to be prepared in case of an emergency? We can help. This course will cover pet first aid and CPR techniques. The emphasis will be on cats and dogs, and life-sized mannequins will be used to mimic working with real animals. Please do not bring your pet to class. The course length is 3 hours, and the fee is $50.

Pre-registration is required. Class sizes are limited. For more information call (312) 644-8338 ext. 8098 or e-mail education@anticruelty.org. The $50 course fee must be made prior to the class date.

Register here!

Dec
19
Wed
Teen Drop-In @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Stop in to The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Education and Training Center tonight to drop off any of the DIY service learning projects that you may have completed. Please be sure to bring your one-page reflection essay and the paperwork from your school that you need to get signed by a representative of the Society. To learn more, click here.

Jan
1
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jan 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2  Please note the October 2 session has been canceled.
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Jan
5
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jan 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Feb
2
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Feb
5
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2  Please note the October 2 session has been canceled.
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Mar
2
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Mar
5
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2  Please note the October 2 session has been canceled.
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Apr
2
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2  Please note the October 2 session has been canceled.
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Apr
6
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

May
4
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

May
7
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2  Please note the October 2 session has been canceled.
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Jun
1
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

Jun
4
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2  Please note the October 2 session has been canceled.
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Jul
2
Tue
Pet Loss Support Group @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The loss of a pet is a difficult time for all. To help you cope with this loss, The Anti-Cruelty Society offers a free group program called “Pet Loss Support Group.” This group is led by a professional grief counselor.

The open drop-in group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6–7:30 p.m. at The Anti-Cruelty Society.

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 3
  • August 7
  • September 4
  • October 2  Please note the October 2 session has been canceled.
  • November 6
  • December 4

Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street, ½ block south of Grand Avenue.

Jul
6
Sat
Kids Who Care @ The Anti-Cruelty Society
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Are you looking for a way for your family to get involved in our community of caring? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! The Anti-Cruelty Society’s Kids Who Care program offers families an opportunity to engage in our work while providing valuable education to kids and adults alike! Whether making a toy for a dog, reading a book to a cat, or preparing snacks for one of our small mammals, your family will have the chance to make a direct impact on the life of a shelter pet.

Who: Families with children between the ages of 2–10. Please note that we require one adult participant per every 2 children in your group.

When: The first Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: The Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 West Grand Avenue

Cost: The cost of registration is $20 for each child in your group.

Learn more and Register Here

 

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