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Org:                      Helen Woodward Animal Center

City:                      San Diego

Where:                Balboa Park – 6th Avenue between El Prado and Juniper Street

When:                  Thursday, September 27th at 5:45pm

What:                   Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Official Ceremony!  Join us on Remember Me Thursday, in Balboa Park, as we remember adoptable pets and spread awareness for pet adoption!

On Remember Me Thursday, grab a blanket and join the Center at Balboa Park, at 6th Avenue and El Prado, FOR A FREE DOG-FRIENDLY AND FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENING candle-lighting event to honor orphan pets. T-shirts will be distributed to a number of attendees who arrive first. There will be giveaways from Blue Buffalo, a local food truck, acoustic music by Kylie Trout, free kid’s activities, a video, and a candle lighting ceremony.

We hope to see you and your family there! (and yes, dogs are welcome!)

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ARIZONA

Org:                      For the Luv of Paws II

City:                      Kingman

Where:                Pawsitively Charming Thrift Shoppe, 4th Street, Downtown Kingman, AZ

When:                  Thursday, September 27th at 7:00pm

What:                   On September 27, 2018, the entire world will share the importance of pet adoption, and shine a light on all orphan pets waiting in shelters and rescues. Join us!

 

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CALIFORNIA

Org:                      The Animal Protectorates

City:                      Burbank

Where:                Verdugo Park – 630 N. California St, Burbank, CA

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 6:30pm to 8:00pm

What:                   Remember Me Thursday is a National Event and Movement honoring those pets who never made it out of the shelter system. TAPS will be celebrating the role that Rescues have in saving the lives of shelter pets, honoring the beloved pets we have lost, and recommitting to rescue efforts by having a Candlelight Vigil in Burbank’s own Verdugo Park. Dog friendly! Come out for an evening of feeling a renewed sense of joy in your role in rescuing animals!

Org:                      The Little Lion Foundation, Live Love Animal Rescue, Long Beach Animal Advocates, Helen Sanders CatPAWS

City:                      Seal Beach

Where:                In front of the old Rivers End Café – 15 1st St, Seal Beach, CA 90740

When:                  Thursday, September 27th at 6:00pm

What:                   Please join us for a night of Remembering.  We will provide candles for those who wish to attend on Thursday, September 27th.

Org:                      Victor Valley Animal Protective League

City:                      Victorville

Where:                11478 Amargosa Rd, Victorville, CA 92392

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 3:00pm to 6:00pm

What:                   Join us on September 27th. There will be some dogs available for adoption, vendors and a candle lighting ceremony at 5:30pm.

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CONNECTICUT

Org:                      Wells Valley Cat Rescue

City:                      New Milford

Where:                Gazebo on the New Milford Green – 25 Main St, New Milford, CT 06776

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 6:00pm to 7:00pm

What:                   Please join Wells Valley Cat Rescue as we shine a light on orphan pets. WVCR will be selling luminaries for $5 each at all of our adoption events or online. Purchase a luminary and decorate it in honor or remembrance of your pet(s). Your luminary will be lit and put on display at our Remember Me Thursday event.

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FLORIDA

Org:                      Brevard Humane Society

City:                      Cocoa

Where:                Brevard Humane Society – 1020 Cox Rd, Cocoa, FL 32927

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 7:00pm to 8:00pm

What:                   Join us for the Remember Me Thursday Awareness Movement! On September 27, 2018, Brevard Humane Society and their Heavenly Paws Chapel will share the importance of pet adoption, and shine a light on all orphan pets waiting in shelters and rescues.

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ILLINOIS

Org:                      NAWS Illinois Humane Society

City:                      Mokena

Where:                NAWS Campus – 9981 W 190th St Unit A, Mokena, IL 60448

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 6:30pm to 7:00pm

What:                   Please join us for a very special event. Remember Me Thursday Pet Blessing and Candle Lighting Ceremony. The evening will begin with a gathering inside the NAWS campus. Weather permitting, we’ll then step outside for the remainder of the ceremony.

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INDIANA

Org:                      Michiana Humane Society

City:                      Michigan City

Where:                722 Indiana Highway 212, Michigan City, IN 46360

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 6:30pm to 7:30pm

What:                   A very special candle lighting ceremony in remembrance of unwanted and abandoned pets who never found homes, as well as our beloved pets who died this past year.

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MISSOURI

Org:                      Halo for Animals

City:                      Sullivan

Where:                301 Emma Ln, Sullivan, MO 63080

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 5:30pm to 7:00pm

What:                   Will you help shine a light on the pets at the Sullivan pound waiting for homes? On September 27, Remember Me Thursday, we will walk dogs and visit with the cats at the Sullivan pound. Adopt your new best friend, too! Around 7 p.m., we will hold a candle-lighting ceremony to raise awareness for all orphan pets looking for homes now and honoring those that didn’t get that chance.

Org:                      Stray Rescue of Saint Louis

City:                      Saint Louis

Where:                Benton Park, Saint Louis 63118

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 7:00pm to 8:00pm

What:                   Formerly abused and neglected companion animals that Stray Rescue has lost over the last year, will be laid to rest with a ceremony on Thursday, September 27th at 7:00 pm. A ceremony led by Reverend Nancy McGwire, and candlelight vigil will be held as the ashes are spread from the Benton Park Pond Bridge. A champagne toast will follow. Location: Benton Park, St. Louis, MO. We will meet at the bridge by the pond at the corner of Arsenal and Illinois.

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NEW YORK

Org:                      Animal Haven

City:                      New York

Where:                200 Centre St, New York, New York10013

When:                  Thursday, September 27th at 3:30pm

What:                   Animal Haven is honored to join with Helen Woodward Animal Center to host a Remember Me Thursday event on Thursday, September 27th at 3:30 pm at our shelter in Soho. We hope you will join us as we come together to light a candle and pay tribute to these animals.

Org:                      Paws Crossed Animal Rescue

City:                      Elmsford

Where:                100 Warehouse Ln South, Elmsford, NY 10523

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 7:00pm to 8:00pm

What:                   Please join us at Paws Crossed on Thursday September 27th for a very special, emotional night. Together, as a community, we will share in “Remember Me Thursday” – a day that people everywhere light a candle, at the same time, honoring the millions of pets who lost their lives without the a loving home and family. It is also the day to shine a light of hope on the millions of healthy pets that are still awaiting adoption.

We will have a short ceremony, light snacks, and candle-lighting in our new memorial garden area!

Hope you can make it! THANK YOU!

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NORTH CAROLINA

Org:                      Friends of Eden Animal Rescue

City:                      Eden

Where:                1050 Klyce St, Eden, NC 27288

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 6:00pm to 7:00pm

What:                   Friends of Eden Animal Rescue will hold a candle-lighting ceremony – lighting up the world for orphan pets. Be a Part of the Remember Me Thursday Awareness Movement
Orphan pets should live in forever homes.  Get everyone you know on social media to talk about pet adoption on Thursday, September 27, 2018, so the world can shine a light on all orphan pets waiting in shelters and rescues right now. Join Us!

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OHIO

Org:                      Island Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary, Inc.

City:                      Port Clinton

Where:                3620 E State St, Port Clinton, OH 43452

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 9:00pm to 9:30pm

What:                   The candles, lit on the exact same day across the world, will honor the millions of
pets who lost their lives without the benefit of a loving home and shine a light on the millions of healthy pets who are still awaiting adoption.

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PENNSYLVANIA

Org:                      Harmony with Hart

City:                      Philadelphia

Where:                7370 Central Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 6:00pm to 8:30pm

What:                   Harmony with Hart is Remembering this day with a Remembrance Service. This is a free event. Please bring a picture of a pet you have had that has passed. We will light a candle in remembrance and to remember those that have never had a chance to be adopted and for those waiting to be adopted. We will remember them all.

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SOUTH CAROLINA

Org:                      Palmetto Animal League

City:                      Okatie

Where:                56 Riverwalk Blvd, Okatie, South Carolina 29936

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 5:00pm to 7:00pm

What:                   Join Palmetto Animal League on Thursday, September 27th at 5pm at the adoption center to be part of this global awareness movement. The candle-lighting ceremony kicks off at 5pm with an opening address from PAL President Amy Campanini who will light the first candle.

 

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TENNESSEE

Org:                      Companion Animal Rescue and Education – CARE

City:                      Jefferson City

Where:                310 Landfill Rd, Jefferson City, TN 37760

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 6:30pm to 8:00pm

What:                   CARE is proud to announce that they will be participating in “Remember Me Thursday” on September 27th starting at 6:30p.m.until sunset. As the sun sets, we invite you to celebrate Remember Me Thursday® with us at a candle light vigil to bring attention to all companion animals waiting for their chance at life and love. Together, let’s pay tribute to all the souls that left us without feeling the joy of a forever home. Please join us on Remember Me Thursday® in making this world a better place for all companion animals by encouraging pet adoption and compassion to all.

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TEXAS

Org:                      Hope 4 the Hounds

City:                      Nederland

Where:                Nederland Heritage Pavilion – 1523 Boston Ave, Nederland, TX

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 7:30pm to 8:00pm

What:                   “Remember Me Thursday” is an annual candle-lighting ceremony that brings Awareness to the roughly 3 million Shelter pets that do not find their Furever Home. Be their Voice.

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VIRGINIA

Org:                      Operation Paws for Homes

City:                      Tysons

Where:                Tysons Biergarten – 8346 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, VA 22182

When:                  Thursday, September 27th at 6:00pm

What:                   Come join Operation Paws for Homes in person to light a candle for homeless pets everywhere.  Operation Paws for Homes will be passing out “candles” for a small donation to light in honor of homeless pets.  Operation Paws for Homes will receive a portion of the profits from the bar from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Cara Achterburg, author of Another Good Dog, will be attending and talking about her recent travels touring shelters in the rural south.

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WISCONSIN

Org:                      Humane Society of Marathon County

City:                      Wausau

Where:                7001 Packer Dr, Wausau, Wisconsin 54401

When:                  Thursday, September 27th from 7:30pm to 8:00pm

What:                   Remember Me Thursday is a day recognized all across the globe. In each shelter and at every rescue there are orphaned animals hoping to find a home. Sadly, some of those orphan pets will never find one. This day brings awareness to the plight of shelter animals and promotes pet adoption. Join us at the shelter and light a candle in memory of an orphaned shelter pet who has lost their life and in honor of an orphaned shelter pet still waiting to find love. Start the conversation about pet adoption and don’t stop talking.

Use the hashtag #remembermethursday and share our adoptable pets or your own adopted pet!

Candles will be provided by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. Vigil will take place in the lawn at HSMC. Pets are welcome. We have a covered porch area in the event that there is rain.

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Puerto Rico

Org:                      Villa Michelle Albergue Animales

City:                      Mayaguez

Where:                Parque de los Próceres at the entrance

When:                  Thursday, September 27th at 7:00pm

What:                   We ask the people who have adopted with us to bring their pet. We ask all those who are going to be present to bring their candles for the lighting and what this activity represents. During the day, an adoption campaign will be held from 10 to 2 pm.

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BULGARIA

Org:                      Lucky Hunt

City:                      Varna

Where:                Port Palace Varna

When:                  Thursday, September 27th 6:00pm to 7:00pm

What:                   Tradition represents those values, skills and practices that reflect the essential characteristics of each society and which they preserve over time, passing them from generation to generation. They are the source through which human virtues are introduced to children, and upbringing and respect for the better is built. RememberMeThursday is a tradition once a year every year in 168 countries, honoring all those non-living pets. Lucky Hunt wants to start this tradition in Bulgaria as well. Let’s together support “RememberMeThursday” and show how much we love our pets by gathering Thursday /27.09/ in the hours between 18:00 and 19:00 at the port of Port Palace with your pets and they will receive a gift from us. Let us light together a candle in memory of those who are no longer among us.

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