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EVENTS CALENDAR ARCHIVE
2017 Events Calendar
Completed Events in 2016:
*Jan 19: Annual General Membership Meeting with 2016 Board of Directors Election
*Jan 30: Hot Dogs & Sled Dogs - 10:00am to 2:00pm at Cloman Park
*Feb 6: Krewe of Barkus Parade - 11:00am at Pagosa Town Park
*Feb 6: Penguin Plunge - 1:00 pm at Pagosa Springs Visitors' Center
*Feb 19: Judging for Thrift Store Poetry Contest
*Mar 24: Easter Basket Raffle at Thrift Store (Winner)
*Apr 2: Chocolate Auction at PLPOA Clubhouse
*May 15: Durango Dog College at 1pm at Shelter
*May 28 & 29: Barking Lot Sale and Adopt-A-Thon at Thrift Store
*June: Volunteer/Staff Appreciation Picnic
*Aug 19: Auction for the Animals
*Sep 3 & 4: Barking Lot Sale
*Oct 8: Yappy Hour at Humane Society Dog Park, 3:30-6:00pm
*Dec 1: Art For The Animals at Gainstorming Center, 5:30-7:30pm
*Dec: Festival of Trees

Completed Events in 2015:
*Jan 20: Annual General Membership Meeting in downstairs meeting room of the HSPS Thrift Store at 5:30 p.m. with 2015 Board of Directors Election (Candidate Letters-of-Intent)
*Feb 15: Penguin Plunge
*Mar 28: Chocolate Auction at 5:30pm in PLPOA Clubhouse (230 Port Ave.)
*May 22 & 23: Barking Lot Sale and Adopt-A-Thon
*June 19 & 20: Four Corners Pet Expo and Adopt-A-Thon at the Durango Fairgrounds
*June 27: Staff & Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at PLPOA Clubhouse from 4:30 TO 7:00 PM
*Aug 21: Auction for the Animals
*Oct 19-28: "Peanuts" Halloween Coloring Contest! Get your entries into the Thrift Store by October 28 for judging! Prizes and gift certificates for age category winners (Ages 2-5, 6-12, 13-16, 17 and up)

Completed Events in 2014:
*Jan 21: Annual General Membership Meeting at 5:30 p.m. with 2014 Board of Directors Election (Notice of Candidates)
*Feb 14: Valentine's Day Adopt-A-Thon at Thrift Store
*Feb 16: 5th Annual Penguin Plunge at noon at Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center on the San Juan River
*Mar 22: Chocolate Auction - 5:30 p.m. at Youth Center (enter through HSPS Thrift Store)
*May 17: Adopt-a-thon at Spring into Summer event at Community Center Gym from 9:00 am 1:00 pm
*May 24 & 25: Thrift Store Memorial Weekend Basement / Parking Lot Sale and Adopt-a-Thon
*June 7: Adopt-a-thon at Tractor Supply from 9:00 am noon
*June 29: Animal Shelter Open House from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (Dog race video by Kathy Steventon)
*July 27: Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Picnic
*Aug 22: 20th Annual Auction For The Animals at 6:00 pm at Ross Aragon Community Center
*Oct 31: Judging for Pumpkin Carving Contest (enter and bring carved pumpkins to Thrift store from 0ctober 27 through 30)
*Dec 5: Festival of Trees-2014 at Ross Aragon Commmunity Center
*Dec 9: Colorado Gives Day - donate to HSPS
*Dec 20: 2014 Reindog Parade at Pagosa Springs Youth Center at noon

Completed Events in 2013:
*Jan 15: Annual General Membership Meeting at 5:30 p.m. with 2013 Board of Directors Election (Notice of Candidates)
*Feb 10: 4th Annual Pagosa Penquin Plunge
*Mar 16: Chocolate Auction Dinner And Fundraiser - 5:30 p.m. at Youth Center (enter through HSPS Thrift Store)
*May 1-3: Feral Cat TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return)
*May 24-25: Annual Memorial Day Parking Lot Sale - "Barking Lot Sale" - at Thrift Store
*June 11: HSPS Food Booth at Ride the Rockies Bicycle Tour (noon-8pm)
*July 14: 3rd Annual Shelter Open House and Dog Park Dedication (11am-3pm)
*July 27: Volunteer and Staff Appreciation Picnic (11am-3pm)
*August 23: 19th Annual Auction for the Animals
*Sep 29: New Volunteer Orientation Class at Animal Shelter 1:00 p.m.
*Oct 9: New Volunteer Orientation Class at Animal Shelter 10:30 a.m.
*Dec 6: Festival of Trees at Community Center 7:00-9:30 p.m.
*Dec 7: Cat Adopt-a-thon at Petco/Farmington
*Dec 21: 1st Annual Reindog Parade at noon in downtown Pagosa Springs

Completed Events in 2012:
*Jan 17: Annual General Membership Meeting at 5:30 p.m. with 2012 Board of Directors Election
*Feb: Cupid Classified
*Feb 16: Mardi Growl Party at Bear Creek Saloon & Grill 5:00 to 10: p.m.
*Feb 19: 3rd Annual Penguin Plunge at 12:00 noon in San Juan River by Visitor's Center - raised $1926!
*Mar 3: Adoptathon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Mar 10: Adoptathon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Mar 16: St. Patrick's Day Parade 2012
*Mar 17: Adoptathon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Mar 24: Adoptathon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Mar 31: Adoptathon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Apr 7: Adoptathon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Apr 14: Volunteer Recruitment Fair at Town Park 12 noon to 6 p.m.
*Apr 21: Adoptathon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Apr 25: Sundowner/Chocolate Auction 5:30 p.m. at Youth Center (enter through HSPS Thrift Store)
*Apr 28: Adoptathon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*May 5: Vendor booth at Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio (noon to 6:00 p.m.)
*May 26-27: Memorial Weekend Basement/Parking Lot sale & Adopt-a-Thon
*May 27: Adoptathon (10am-2pm) and BBQ lunch at Let It Fly
*May 28: Let It Fly Raffle Fundraiser Drawing
*Jun 15-16: 2012 Great Golden Retriever Roundup w/HSPS booth in Town Park
*Jun 22-23: Builders Association of Pagosa Springs Home & Garden Show w/Thrift Store new furniture sale at Pagosa Springs High School
*Jul 15: Shelter Open House and Outdoor Kennels Dedication 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (flyer)
*Jul 29: "Paws to You" HSPS Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Picnic 4-7 p.m. at Yamaguchi Park
*Aug 24: Auction For The Animals 2012
*Oct 8: Feral Cat Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR)
*Nov 12-13: Feral Cat Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR)
*Nov 30: Festival of Trees at Community Center 6:30-9:00 p.m.
*Nov: End of the Year Staff & Volunteers Appreciation Party

Completed Events in 2011:
*Jan 18: Annual General Membership Meeting at 5:30 p.m. with 2011 Board of Directors Election
*Feb 7: Deadline for Cupid Classifieds
*Feb 10: Cupid Classifieds run in Pagosa Springs Sun, raised over $300!
*Feb 20: 2nd Annual Penquin Plunge - Thanks to Paul Boyd and Cole's chilling plunges, over $1600 was raised for the homeless dogs and cats of Archuleta County!
*Mar 17: St. Patty Day Parade Photos Video
*Mar 18: 3rd Annual Mardi Growl at Pagosa Pub Works at 6:00pm ($5 donation at door goes to HSPS)
*Mar 19: Mini-Adoptathon at Thrift Store 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
*Apr 27: Sundowner/Chocolate Auction - almost $7000 raised! (Watch Bob Hite's video)
*May 21-22: Pagosa Builder Home & Garden Show, Adoptathon, and Thrift Store new furniture sale
*May 28-29: Memorial Weekend Basement/Parking Lot & Adopt-a-Thon
*Jun 24-25: Great Golden Retriever Roundup (Photos in The Pagosa Springs Journal)
*Jul 10: Animal Shelter Open House - noon to 3:00 p.m. (Pagosa Sun Article)
*July 23: Adopathon in parking lot of Boulder Coffee Cafe
*July 30: Kitten Adopathon at Farmington Petco
*Aug 1: Shelter Bark Park Open
*Aug 5-7: HSPS Booth at County Fair
*Aug 12: Adoptathon at Olde Town Market
*Aug 26: 17th Annual Auction for the Animals
*Oct 8: Serenity Garden Dedication at the Animal Shelter at 11 a.m.
*Oct 24-29: Entries for 2011 Doggie Halloween Costume Contest at Thrift Store; Oct 29-30: Public Voting; Oct 31: Winners Announced
*Nov 6: "Paws to You" Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Party (Photos)
*Dec 1-2: Festival of Trees at Community Center - HSPS tree decorated by Sheri Smith was second place in popular vote and third in the highest amount donated at $925

Completed Events in 2010:
*Feb 14: Pagosa Penguin Plunge 2010 - over $425 pledged to HSPS! (Slide Show) (Video)
*Feb 19: Mardi Growl 2010 fundraiser at Pagosa Pub Works Brewpub - raised over $525!
*Mar 17: St. Patty Day Parade
*Apr 28: Sundowner/Chocolate Auction - raised $8400!
*May 15: Humane Society Roadside Trash Pick up
*May 15-16: Adopt-a-thon at Home & Garden Show
*Jun 5: Adopt-A-Thon (Cats Only) at Petco in Farmington
*Jun 10 & 11: Southwest Rural Philanthropy Days
*Jun 12: Adopt-A-Thon (Dogs Only) at Alco
*Jun 17: Ride the Rockies Food Booth
*Jun 19: Adopt-A-Thon (Cats Only) at Petco in Farmington
*Jun 23: Bicycle Tour of Colorado Food Booth
*Jun 26: Adopt-A-Thon (Dogs Only) at Alco
*Aug 27: 16th Annual Auction for the Animals - raised nearly $36,000!
*Sep 25: 2nd Annual Fashion Show - Struttin' at the Strater
*Oct 2: Adopt-a-thon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery
*Oct 4: Blessing of the Animals by Father Dyke of the Episcopal Church at Animal Shelter
*Nov 5-6: Sue Sternberg Dog Workshops (Online Registration, FAX registration form)
*Nov 7: Staff & Volunteer Party
*Dec 14: Combined Board/Planning Meeting @5:30 p.m.
*Dec 18: Pet Photos with Santa 10:00am to 1:30pm next to Radio Shack

Completed Events in 2009:
* Feb 20: Growling Mardi Gras at Pagosa Pub Works Brewpub
* Feb 25: Chocolate Auction/Sundowner - $10,000 fundraising
* Mar 17: St. Patty Day Parade
* May 9: Fashion Show - Struttin' at the Strater
* Apr 30: Highway Cleanup
* May 16-17: Builders Home & Garden Show
* May 23-24: Sidewalk Sale and Adopt-a-thon
* Jul 21: Board Meeting
* Aug 18: Board Meeting
* Aug 28: Auction for the Animals - raised nearly $31,000!
* Sep 12: 1st Annual Dog Appreciation Day at Pagosa Feed and Nursery
* Sep 15: Board Meeting
* Oct 7: Blessing of the Animals at the Animal Shelter
* Oct 20: Board Meeting
* Nov 8: Volunteer/Staff Annual Appreciation Dinner
* Nov 17: Board Meeting
* Dec 15: Board Meeting

Completed Events in 2008:
* Jan 15: Board Meeting
* Feb 11: Deadline for Cupid Classifieds
* Feb 14: Cupid Classifieds run in Pagosa Springs Sun - raised $382!
* Feb 19: Board Meeting
* Mar 8: Cat Adopt-a-thon at Thrift Store
* Mar 17: St. Patty Day Parade Humane Society Float
* Mar 18: Board Meeting
* Apr 22: Board Meeting
* Apr 23: Sundowner/Chocolate Auction - 180 people attended and raised $10,800!
* April 26: "It's Reigning Cats and Dogs" Fashion Show Brunch benefiting Homeward Bound Capital Campaign
* May 17 & 18: Builders Home & Garden Show - Thrift Store Booth Hosting New Furniture Sale!
* May 20: Board Meeting
* May 23-24: Parking Lot Sale & Adopt-a-thon
* May: Thrift Store now OPEN on Sundays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
* Jun 6 & 7: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
* Jun 17: Board Meeting
* Jun 27 & 28: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
* Jul 11 & 12: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
* Jul 15: Board Meeting
* Jul 31, Aug 2-5: Archuleta County Fair
* Aug 1 & 2: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
* Aug 19: Board Meeting (cancelled due to upcoming auction)
* Aug 22: 14th Auction for the Animals
* Aug 30, 31 & Sep 1: Sidewalk Sale & Adopt-a-thon at Thrift Store
* Sep 16: Board Meeting
* Oct 4: Highway Cleanup Day
* Oct 21: Board Meeting
* Nov 2: Volunteer/Staff Appreciation Party
* Nov 7,8,9: Local Appreciation Furniture Sale
* Nov 18: Board Meeting
* Dec 13: Annual Planning Session
* Dec: Wish Trees/Wreaths

Completed Events in 2007:
* Jan 16: Board Meeting
* Feb 5: Deadline for Cupid Classified
* Feb 8: Cupid Classifieds run in Pagosa Springs Sun - raised over $400!
* Mar 1: Beginning of Essay Contest (2007 entry form)
* Mar 17: St. Patty Day Parade - Chamber of Commerce Best Overall Float!
* Mar 31: Deadline for Essay Contest
* Apr 15: Winner of Essay Contest Announced
* Apr 25: Sundowner/Chocolate Auction - raised $8,982!
* May 19: "Best in Show" Fashion Show Brunch (video), benefiting Homeward Bound Capital Campaign
* May 24: Pagosa Springs premier of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, benefiting Homeward Bound Capital Campaign
* May 25 & 26: Parking Lot Sale & Adopt-a-thon
* Jun 9: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
* Jun 29 & 30: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
* Jul 13 & 14: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
* Aug 2: 5th County Fair
* Aug 10 & 11: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
* Aug 24: 13th Annual Auction for the Animals
* Aug 31 & Sep 1: Sidewalk Sale & Adopt-a-thon at Thrift Store
* Sep 21 & 22: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
* Nov 4: Volunteer/Staff Appreciation Party
* Dec: Wish Trees/Wreaths - raised over $500!

Completed Events in 2006:
* Hurricane Katrina Rescue in Review
* Feb 14: Cupid Classifieds raised $247.00!
* Mar 17: St. Patrick's Day Parade - First Place for Best Float!
* Apr 26: Sundowner-Chocolate Auction & Essay Contest Winners
* May 26-27: Annual Parking Lot Sale & Adopt-a-Thon
* Jun 19: Ride the Rockies Support
* Aug 25: Auction for the Animals
* Sep 1-2: Annual Sidewalk Sale & Adopt-a-Thon
* Nov 5: Volunteer/Staff Appreciation Party
* Dec 2: Annual Planning Meeting

Completed Events in 2005:
* Feb 10: Cupid Classifieds raised $321 towards helping the homeless animals of Archuleta County. Thank you to all who participated - a special thank you to the Pagosa Springs Sun for giving us this great opportunity each year.
* Mar 17: St. Patrick's Day Parade - No $ raised but teamwork and camaraderie were priceless!
* Apr 7: Participated in Partners in Education, an evening of storytelling at the local elementary school
* Apr 27: Chamber Sundowner and Chocolate Auction - This event raised $4,200 for the homeless pets of Archuleta County.
* May 27-28: Annual Thrift Store Parking Sale/Shelter Adopt-a-thon
* Jun 4: Ponderosa Pet Education Day/Adopt-a-thon
* Jun 24-25: Shelter Adopt-a-thon (Thrift Store)
* Jul 9: Kitten Adopt-a-thon (West City Market)
* Jul 23: Dog Adopt-a-thon (Thrift Store)
* Aug 4-7: 2005 Education Tent - County Fair - No $ raised but good information given to dog and cat owners
* Aug 26: Auction for the Animals
* Sep 2-3: Annual Thrift Store Sidewalk Sale & Shelter Adopt-a-thon
*September: Adopt-a-thon at City Market West
* Sep 30: 104 Animals orphaned by Hurricane Katrina arrived at La Plata County Airport under stewardship of Humane Society of Pagosa Springs (Details on the Hurricane Katrina Animals Operation)
* October: Adopt-a-thon held at Ace Hardware Grand Opening of second store
* Nov 6: Annual Volunteers and Staff Thank You Party
* Nov 28 - Jan 2: Wish Trees & Wreaths
* Dec 3: Adopt-a-thon held for unclaimed Katrina Animals at Durango Mall

2004: Year In Review
Animal Shelter -
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm
Address: 465 Cloman Blvd., PO Box 2230,
               Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 (Map)
Phone: (970)731-4771 FAX: (970)731-5552
E-mail: sheltermanager@humanesociety.biz
Thrift Store -
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm
Address: 279 Pagosa St on Hwy 160, PO Box 2230,
  Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 (Map)
Phone: (970)264-6424 FAX: (970)264-5593
E-mail: hsthriftstore@humanesociety.biz
Administrative Office -
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm
Address: 279 Pagosa St on Hwy 160, PO Box 2230,
  Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 (Map)
Phone: (970)264-5549 FAX: (970)264-5593
E-mail: hsadmin@humanesociety.biz