The California Week for the Animals team will be actively organizing events and working with shelters and organizations daily across the entire state. We anticipate 175-200 events as we approach the amazing week.

Please become involved. Your ideas and suggestions are welcome as we work together to build this exciting week designed to celebrate animals and join together on their behalf.

For ideas, event planning, brainstorming and suggestions, call us!
Friday kick off April 17 - Sunday April 19   11:00 am-6:00 pm 
Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival 2020

Alameda Park  1400 Santa Barbara St.    Santa Barbara,  CA 93101

The ​Community Environmental Council (CEC) ​will host its 2020 Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival at Alameda Park on Saturday, April 18 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

In the days leading up to the festival, CEC and its partners will host a series of Earth Month events; stay tuned for details!
Friday, April 17th       6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Paint Your Pet by Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center 

Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center  6165 Industrial Ave,  Riverside, Ca 92504

Create a tribute to your furry friends with your human pals! Anyone can paint a portrait, regardless of art experience. A professional artist guides you through with just three easy instructions. There’s no guesswork and no pressure. Best part is, $10 of your painting fee comes back to MSRPAC and helps to provide second chances to orphaned pets.

At the end of the night, you’ll have a frame-worthy keepsake. This event is a must for every pet lover! All Materials & Supplies provided.
Saturday, April 18-26th             24/7 
VIRTUAL 5K  for the Irvine Animal Care Center 

Irvine Animal Care Center  6443 Oak Canyon, Irvine, CA 92618

April 1–30, 2020. The Irvine Animal Care Center is inviting all runners, walkers, and animal-lovers to take part in its 2020 Virtual 5K to support animals in need. Complete a 5k in April, and help provide care and shelter for adoptable animals at the center. Check back in March 2020 for more info.
Saturday, April 18th     10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Oceanside Earth Festival

Downtown Oceanside  311 N Tremont St Oceanside, CA 92054

Grab your family and friends for North County’s largest Earth Day celebration in downtown Oceanside! Earth Festival is a free event with fun and exciting attractions for everyone including live music from local bands! This festival will also include environmental education, product vendors, and a Kids-Eco Zone where children will be inspired by our local environment to save water, recycle right, and enjoy the great outdoors.
Saturday, April 18th      10:00-3:00 pm
Recycled LoVe DoG Rescue Event

Kriser's   1044 Irvine Ave      Newport Beach, CA  92660   (949) 515-0000

Recycled LoVe DoG Rescue is a Charitable Organization that believes that humans are morally responsible to assist in and/or rescue homeless, abused, neglected and/or abandoned animals in need. Recycled LoVe DoG Rescue is dedicated to be a voice for the voiceless.

Although primarily small breeds, Recycled LoVe DoG Rescue is an All-Breed Rescue. We rescue dogs from high-kill shelters and dogs about to be surrendered to the shelter system from all over USA. See loving adoptables.
Saturday, April 18th      10:00 am-2:00 pm
Pet Adoptions- Rescue From The Heart

Gelson's Market, 4520 Van Nuys Blvd., Sherman Oaks, California 91423

Rescue from the Heart is anon-profit Los Angeles dog rescue group, that works with local and global communities to effect change. By sharing stories about our
rescue efforts via social media, we aim to inspire others to take action within their own communities. Whether you rescue, foster, adopt, volunteer, donate, advocate, or "share", you too can give hope to abandoned and forgotten animals everywhere. See our loving adoptables.
                                           Saturday, April 18th      11:00 am -til
Earth Day Santa Cruz

San Lorenzo Park   137 Dakota Ave    Santa Cruz, CA 95060   (831) 420-5270

Earth Day Santa Cruz is an annual event bringing our community together to promote environmental stewardship, healthy living, and sustainability. Together with local businesses, schools, and community organizations, we engage our citizens through education, hands on learning, and inspirational activities. We strive to celebrate the importance of protecting our Earth’s resources and to collaborate on empowering the environmental movement in Santa Cruz County and beyond.
Saturday, April 18th         5:00 pm-til
11th Hour K9 Rescue - Woof Wag and Wine Fundraiser 

Sunrise Ranch Winery One Kirkland Ranch Road American Canyon, CA 94503  (707) 225-1862

The Woof Wag and Wine Fundraiser will be hosted at the Sunrise Ranch Winery on Saturday, April 18th, 2020. This annual event benefits the dogs of 11th Hour K9 Rescue and relies on generous donations from the community. We are asking you to reserve a 2020 donation allotment for what is bound to be a popular sold out event. Join us!
Sunday, April 19th          9:00 am-6:00 pm 
2020 Berkeley Earth Day 

David Brower Center     2150 Allston Way     Berkeley, CA 94704  
(510) 809-0900

Berkeley Earth Day is an exciting day of inspiring, life changing fun. Join us for dozens of eco-vendors, films, music, crafts, activism, vegan food, and much more and also brings the Bay Area environmental community together to celebrate our vision for a sustainable future. Get inspired and connect with eco-minded comrades and learn how you can further reduce your impact on the planet and have fun doing it! This free event features dozens of vendors sharing their eco-friendly products and epic activism. All outdoor areas are dog-friendly, and there will be a kids’ zone with hands-on activities going on throughout the day.
Sunday, April 19th      10:00-5:00 pm 
 EarthFair in San Diego 
Balboa Park        San Diego, CA 92101

San Diego Earthworks  Show Enter­tain­ment:4 stages.Other Activi­ties:earth day parade, earth art & crafts, cleaner car concourse, reuse & repair area

Produced by 300 volunteers, EarthFair features more than 300 exhibitors, special theme areas, a Food Pavilion, a special Kids' Activity Area, four entertainment venues, the Earth Day Parade, the EARTH Gallery art show,
Sunday, April 19th         10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Horses Head to Hoof

Green Acres Ranch   35750 De Portola Rd     Temecula, CA 92592

Hosted by Green Acres Ranch  and Rancho California Arabian Horse Association .This event is open to the public to celebrate the amazing world of ALL THINGS HORSES! 
*Breed Booths    *Vendor Booths    *Pony Rides   *Refreshments *Raffle    *Silent Auction     *Demonstrations  and much, much more!
Sunday, April 19th       10:30 am – 2:00 pm
2020 Mega Adoption Event Hosted by Kern County Animal Services

Stramler Park    3805 Chester Ave       Bakersfield, California 93301

Join us for the 4th Annual Kern Mega Adoption Event! This fun family event highlights the best in Kern County's adoptable pets. Not looking to adopt? Bring your whole family for fun, games, food, and to learn about pet resources available in the community. Please have your furry friends on a leash.
Tuesday,  April 21st             10:00 am -til
50th Anniversary Earth Day in Los Angeles

California State University 5151 State University Drive  Los Angeles, CA 90032

(Daily until Apr 24, 2020) Earth Week is dedicated to honoring our planet as we strive to increase awareness regarding environmental sustainability and stewardship. Join us for a week of events as we seek to address a wide range of issues to promote a healthy environment for all. Be sure to stop by our info booths and exhibits, grab a bite from an eco-conscious food provider or participate in one of our giveaways!
Wednesday, April 22nd          9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Grand Park  200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012   (213) 972-8080

Grand Park joins The Music Center and the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power to celebrate Los Angeles’ largest earth day event. Earth Day L.A. offers Downtown L.A.’s residents, workers and visitors ideas, a place to drop off E-Waste and solutions on how to live clean and go green. The annual event features performances, composting, tours of Grand Park’s sustainable landscaping and plant giveaways as well as electric vehicle demonstrations...
Wednesday, April 22nd      12:00 noon - 3:00 pm

San Francisco Civic Center Plaza 335 McAllister St San Francisco, CA 94102

** City Council vote on Richmond Coal Ordinance
The 50th anniversary of Earth Day is this year, on April 22 (a Wednesday). The California Environmental Justice Coalition is coordinating a noontime event in San Francisco on this date, in which many Bay Area environmental justice groups will participate: from Youth vs Apocalypse to Greenaction to Sunflower Alliance to No Coal in Oakland.
Expect a noontime rally followed by a march in San Francisco. We’ll share details as they emerge.
Thursday, April 23rd            All Day 
Stop the Money Pipeline Day of Action 

Across California 

 Stop the Money Pipeline, a coalition of dozens of groups dedicated to ending the financing of climate destruction, is announcing a major Day of Action for this April 23, 2020, as part of three days of youth-led Climate Strikes around the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. 

Stop the Money Pipeline organizers are expecting hundreds of events to take place on April 23rd targeting the financial institutions who are doing the most to wreck the climate. There will be sit-ins, teach-ins, and petition deliveries at bank branches; protests outside of company headquarters; actions on university campuses; and more.

The April 23rd Stop the Money Pipeline day of action is being organized as the second of three days of Climate Strikes that young people are planning around the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. The three days will demonstrate the growing power of the climate movement and go after the two drivers of the climate emergency: money and politics.
 Saturday, April 25th            10:00 am-4:00 pm
Earth Day Celebration In Long Beach

Recreation Park at Park Avenue and 7th Street --4900 E 7th St, Long Beach, CA 90804    (562) 570-1670

From the City of Long Beach: "Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with us! Save the date, April 25th, and join us for music, food, games, resource booths, performances, workshops, and activities for kids." Stay tuned for more info.

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April 18-26, 2020

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The California Week for the Animals team will be actively organizing events and working with shelters and organizations daily across the entire state. We anticipate 175-200 events as we approach the amazing week.