Low-cost vaccine clinic: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 15, 22 and 29, TARA Clinic, 60 Enterprise Place, Middletown. For previously spayed or neutered cats and dogs only. No appointment needed. Dogs must be leashed and cats in carriers. One-year rabies vaccine, $10; three-year rabies vaccine with written proof of current vaccination, $15; distemper vaccine, $15; canine heartworm/Lyme test, $25. Visit tara-spayneuter.org for complete service list.
Rabies clinic and bake sale: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sept. 17, Humane Society of Middletown, 142 Bloomingburg Road, Middletown. For dogs and cats. Rabies vaccine, $15; distemper vaccine $15. For 3-year vaccine, proof of current vaccine required. Dogs must be leashed and cats in carriers. Cash or credit card only. 361-1861.
Woof*stock: 1-5 p.m. Sept. 18, Port Jervis High School auditorium, 10 Route 209, Port Jervis. Local bands playing include Side F/X, Jeremy Langdale Band, The Ponytails. $15 adults, $8 kids 12 and younger. Benefits Humane Society of Port Jervis. 856-3677.
5K4Paws road race: Registration 8 a.m., race 9 a.m. Sept. 18, Glenmere Lake, Florida. $25 per person entry fee. Benefits Warwick Valley Humane Society. 986-2473.
Low-cost spay/neuter clinics: Mobile clinic for cats: Sept. 19 and 26, Newburgh; Sept. 20 and 27, Monroe; Sept. 21 and 28, Middletown; Sept. 22, Monticello. $70 per cat includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccine, ear cleaning, nail trim. Stationary clinic for dogs, every Mon., Tues., Wed., Middletown. $95 and up includes rabies vaccine and cone collar. By appointment only. Additional services available. The Animal Rights Alliance, Inc. 343-1000. tara-spayneuter.org.
Humane Heroes Gala and Awards Banquet: 6-10 p.m. Sept. 22, The Fountains at the Wallkill Golf Club, 40 Sands Road, Middletown. Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus and County Legislator Mike Anagnastokis presented with awards. M.C. Paul Ciliberto of Thunder Country 102.2 Morning Show. Cocktail hour, buffet dinner, silent auction. $100. Benefits Humane Society of Port Jervis. 856-3677.
'80s Dance Party: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 24, Mulberry House, 62-70 W. Main St., Middletown. Dress encouraged but not mandatory. Big hair, bigger shoulder pads, parachute pants. Music, dancing, buffet dinner and dessert. $30 per person; $50 per couple; advance ticket purchase only. Benefits Pets Alive. Tickets, Petsalive.com/events.htm.
Catoberfest: 3-6 p.m. Sept. 25, The Hop, 554 Main St., Beacon. Live bands, craft beer, artisanal fare, raffle. Free admission. Raffle grand prize, 2016 Kona Dew Plus bike. Fancy feast, $20 per person in advance or $25 at door, includes Sauerbraten, bratwurst and mushroom strudel. Fancy feast tickets, catoberfest.brownpapertickets.com. Benefits Mid-Hudson Animal Aid. 831-4321.
Rock ‘n Adopt music festival: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 25, Angry Orchard, 2241 Albany Post Road, Walden. Live music provided by New York School of Music, Mistress of Ceremonies Donna Hall. Food, vendors, crafts, raffles. Meet adoptable pets from Humane Society of Middletown. $5 benefits Humane Society of Walden. Tickets, 778-5115. waldenhumane.org.
Blessing of the Animals: 3-4 p.m. Oct. 1, Sugar Loaf United Methodist Church, Kings Highway, Sugar Loaf. All faiths and pets welcome. Short service, refreshments for 2-legged and 4-legged guests. Individual blessings and certificates. Visit with pets available for adoption from Warwick Valley Humane Society. Donations of supplies and pet food needed. Dogs must be leashed and other pets in carriers. 469-8605.
Shelter raffle: Drawing, Oct 2, Applefest. First prize, $1,000; second, $500; third, $250. $5 per ticket. Benefits Warwick Valley Humane Society. Tickets, 986-2473.
$5 Feral cat spay/neuter clinic: Oct. 6, Walden Municipal Parking Lot, near 17 Oak St., Walden. For towns of Montgomery and Crawford residents only, including villages of Maybrook, Montgomery, Pine Bush and Walden. Includes rabies shot and mandatory ear tipping. Register at Hunter Insurance, 40 Main St., Walden. Proof of residence and $5 cash due at registration. Performed by The Animal Rights Alliance mobile clinic. Funded by Community Foundation of Orange & Sullivan, Jean Rowe Animal Fund. Hosted by Will Spay Pets Inc. 857-7657.
First aid/CPR for dogs class: 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Oct. 15, Baxter House River Outfitters, 2012 Old Route 17, Roscoe. Video, lecture, hands-on skills and basic information on how to care for a dog until more help is available. Instructed by first aid/CPR instructor. $30 per person. Portion of proceeds benefits Rocky’s Refuge. 468-0125. email@example.com.
Benefit auction and raffle: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 16, Maybrook Senior Center, Route 208, Veterans Memorial Park, 111 Schipps Lane, Maybrook. $15 admission includes lunch. Silent and live auctions, raffles, 50/50. Art, antiques, collectibles, memorabilia, theme baskets, show tickets, more. Benefits Will Spay Pets Inc. 764-0467. firstname.lastname@example.org.