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October 2019

Growl-O-Ween with Woof & Whiskers

October 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Woof & Whiskers, 3506 N 147th St #128
Omaha, NE 68116
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From Woof & Whiskers: Growl-O-Ween 2019 is going to be bigger than ever! $10.00 per dog CASH ONLY PLEASE donated to local charities (this year you get to choose your donation recipient)! Located in the back parking lot of Woof & Whiskers, we will have games, treats, caricatures, and vendors from Noon-3:00pm. Enter our costume contest any time between 12-2pm and you could win big prizes. We will be trick or treating around the shopping center at 2:30pm with all natural treats provided by yours truly! Bags will be provided and will be required to use for trick-or-treating. Rules: 1)…

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November 2019

Kibble ‘n Bids Yappy Hour

November 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arbor Hall, 14040 Arbor St
Omaha, NE 68144 United States
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$30

  Kibble 'n Bids is back! We're looking forward to hosting a fun evening that will include yummy food, a cocktail hour and awesome silent auction items. You'll be able to mingle with other dog lovers and check out the variety of featured auction baskets. Many of the auction items will make wonderful holiday gifts for your pets. All funds raised from this event go to medical bills for our rescued Golden Retrievers and we've had some big ones in 2019! Special thanks to Molly and Rachel from Arbor Hall for helping us create an amazing event. Please purchase tickets…

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CANCELED! Meet & Greet @ The Bookworm

November 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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CANCELED! Come visit GRRIN on Sunday, November 3 at The Bookworm’s location in Loveland Centre on 90th and Center. Thank you for supporting The Bookworm! A small, cozy and quiet setting to meet a Golden that is in foster care. Visit The Bookworm on the first Sunday of the month, noon to one p.m.  This is an indoor event. Note: We do not guarantee the availability of our foster dogs at meet and greet events. We do not have an online application – please learn more about our adoption requirements, then leave a message on our Goldline. A volunteer will…

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Nature Dog Meet & Greet

November 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Nature Dog, 13366 West Maple Road
Omaha, NE 68164 United States
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Join GRRIN at Nature Dog, dedicated to providing the healthiest and most wholesome foods for your dog and cat. They have grown over the years to carry an extensive selection of only super-premium products. Come check it out and meet our dogs available for adoption! Note: We do not guarantee the availability of our foster dogs at meet and greet events. Due to the large number of applications we receive, the adoption process can take several months. We do not have an online application – please learn more about our adoption requirements, then leave a message on our Goldline. A…

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December 2019

Photos with Santa at Nature Dog

December 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nature Dog, 13366 West Maple Road
Omaha, NE 68164 United States
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Join GRRIN at Nature Dog on Sunday, December 8, 1-4pm. Bring your pup and get your holiday photo taken with Santa and his elves! Cost is $10 per photo and all proceeds benefit Golden Retriever Rescue in Nebraska.  

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January 2020

Meet & Greet at Bookworm

January 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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Join GRRIN at the Bookworm on Sunday, January 5th from noon - 1pm. Foster dogs Lexie and Kobe will be there! The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.

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Annual Volunteer Training

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Xcel Community Center, 4526 S. 143 Street
Omaha, NE 68137 United States
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Want to learn more about how you can support the mission of rescuing golden retrievers? Do you enjoy free lunch? Whether you're a new volunteer or a seasoned one, there's always something to learn. GRRIN will be hosting its annual volunteer training on Sunday, January 26th, 2020 from noon-3pm at the new Xcel Community Center at 4526 S. 143 Street, Omaha NE 68137. The event will start with lunch and a bit of social time, and then the training sessions will take place after that. Plan to come and learn more about GRRIN how you can help make a difference…

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February 2020

Meet & Greet at Bookworm

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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Join GRRIN at the Bookworm on Sunday, February 2, from noon - 1pm. The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.  

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I Love My Dog Expo

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street
Lincoln, NE 68507 United States
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Come visit the GRRIN booth at the I Love My Dog Expo in Lincoln! The I Love My Dog Expo is an annual benefit to help support Domesti-PUPS programs to ​provide​ service dogs, therapy dogs and adoptables. Domesti-PUPS is a 501c3 organization headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska. Admission: $10 Children under 10 (& dogs) are FREE Lancaster Event Center; Pavillion I @ 84th & Havelock Avenue, Lincoln, NE Visit the event website for more information: http://www.ilovemydogexpo.com/  

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I Love My Dog Expo

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N. 84th Street
Lincoln, NE 68507 United States
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Come visit the GRRIN booth at the I Love My Dog Expo in Lincoln! The I Love My Dog Expo is an annual benefit to help support Domesti-PUPS programs to ​provide​ service dogs, therapy dogs and adoptables. Domesti-PUPS is a 501c3 organization headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska. Admission: $10 Children under 10 (& dogs) are FREE Lancaster Event Center; Pavillion I @ 84th & Havelock Avenue, Lincoln, NE Visit the event website for more information: http://www.ilovemydogexpo.com/  

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March 2020

CANCELED! Meet & Greet at Bookworm

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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Join GRRIN at the Bookworm on Sunday, March 1, from noon - 1pm. The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.  

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CANCELED Meet & Greet at Nature Dog

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Nature Dog, 13366 West Maple Road
Omaha, NE 68164 United States
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This event has been canceled. Join GRRIN at Nature Dog, dedicated to providing the healthiest and most wholesome foods for your dog and cat. They have grown over the years to carry an extensive selection of only super-premium products. Come check it out and meet our dogs available for adoption! Note: We do not guarantee the availability of our foster dogs at meet and greet events. We do not have an online application – please learn more about our adoption requirements, then leave a message on our Goldline. A volunteer will return your call. Be prepared to spend at least…

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April 2020

CANCELED Easter Begg Hunt at NHS

April 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nebraska Humane Society, 8929 Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68134 United States
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This event has been canceled. GRRIN will be meeting and greeting at the Easter Begg Hunt, hosted by Woof & Whiskers! Event details from Woof & Whiskers as of 2/8/20: MORE DE"TAILS" TO COME Woof & Whiskers Easter Begg Hunt, the biggest Easter egg hunt in town for dogs by your favorite local pet supply store! Sunday, April 5th starting at 1 PM will be this years Easter Begg Hunt to benefit The Nebraska Humane Society! $10 CASH ONLY at the door to get in will go 100% back to the animals at NHS! Woof & Whiskers will fill around…

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CANCELED – Wine and Beer Tasting FUNdraiser for GRRIN

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
VIno Mas, 14450 Eagle Run Dr. #220
Omaha, NE 68116 United States
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Update: This event has been canceled. Do you love wine and beer and also love helping golden retrievers? Then come along to the wine and beer tasting fundraiser for GRRIN being hosted by Vino Mas on Saturday, April 11th from 1pm - 3pm. Five wines and three beers will be available to sample. The cost is $20 per person, all of which will go directly to GRINN if you pay cash! ($15 will go to GRRIN if you pay by card.) Also, 10% of all retail sales will be donated to the rescue. GRRIN will have foster dogs and/or ambassador…

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UPDATE! Annual Members Meeting

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Update: The location of this meeting is still not determined. Due to health and safety precautions put in place for COVID-19, and in order to meet our bylaws, we will only conduct a very quick business meeting to include voting for open board positions. GRRIN members will receive a voting ballot by mail and we strongly encourage returning your ballots by mail to our PO Box (return envelopes are included). While we will miss the social aspect that is traditionally part of the annual meeting of members, according to current government policies, we cannot encourage a large gathering.

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May 2020

Omaha Gives!

May 20
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Omaha Gives is back! The giving begins at midnight with a minimum $10 donation and hourly drawings and prizes make your donations go further. So start gathering your circles and get ready for another great big give-together! You can make your donation at https://www.omahagives.org/index.php?section=organizations&action=newDonation_org&fwID=1104. Follow all of the action for Omaha's 8th day of giving on May 20th on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 health restrictions, the Omaha Community Foundation has asked that nonprofits skip in-person events so we have canceled our Paws on the Patio celebration at Pizza West.  

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June 2020

Meet & Greet at Bookworm

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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Please note, this event may be canceled with short notice due to COVID-19 health restrictions. Join GRRIN at the Bookworm on Sunday, June 7, from noon - 1pm. The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.  

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July 2020

Wine & Howl 2020

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Springs Winery, 16255 Adams Street
Lincoln, NE 68527 United States
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From Lincoln Animal Ambassadors: Bring your dog, a blanket or lawn chair and join us on July 18th at Deer Springs Winery for an afternoon of dogs, food, wine and music. If you are looking for a new companion, many of the area’s rescue organizations will be bringing pets looking for their forever homes. And, you won’t want to miss the raffle prizes, featuring pet, wine, and decor gift baskets from all around the area. The wine will start pouring at 2pm and the bands will play until 8pm. It is a day you won't want to miss! Suggested $10 donation (per…

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Pick-A-Pooch

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ralston Arena, 7300 Q Street
Ralston, NE United States
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  Save the date! Keep an eye on details for this event at https://www.facebook.com/events/1863059883828599/.    

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Pick-A-Pooch

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ralston Arena, 7300 Q Street
Ralston, NE United States
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Save the date! Keep an eye on details for this event at https://www.facebook.com/events/1863059883828599/.    

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August 2020

Meet & Greet at Bookworm

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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Join GRRIN at the Bookworm on Sunday, August 2, from noon - 1pm. The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.  

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September 2020

Meet & Greet at Bookworm

September 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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Join GRRIN at the Bookworm on Sunday, September 13, from noon - 2pm. We plan to be meeting and greeting in front of the building to best follow COVID safety procedures. Masks and sanitizer will be available! We will also be selling newly printed GRRIN 2020-21 30th anniversary calendars! The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.  

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DogGurt Bark to School Grand Opening

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DogGurt, 7805 L Street
Omaha, NE 68127 United States
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Join GRRIN at DogGurt's Bark to School Grand Opening event at their new location in Omaha! A vendor market will be set up in the parking lot, masks and social distancing required. Well behaved dogs and kids are welcome!  

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October 2020

Leashes at Lauritzen

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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GRRIN wants to share a great opportunity for dog lovers to walk their canine family members in a fun new environment! October 5 and 12, 2020, 5 to 8pm Please note: Leashes at Lauritzen event attendees must secure a timed ticket, in order to comply with capacity restrictions. Tickets may be purchased or reserved online. Admission is $10 +tax, FREE for garden members Due to COVID-19, dates and services are subject to change or to cancellation. The garden has gone to the dogs! Bring your canine friends to walk the grounds and enjoy the great outdoors together. This is an…

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Leashes at Lauritzen

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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GRRIN wants to share a great opportunity for dog lovers to walk their canine family members in a fun new environment! October 5 and 12, 2020, 5 to 8pm Please note: Leashes at Lauritzen event attendees must secure a timed ticket, in order to comply with capacity restrictions. Tickets may be purchased or reserved online. Admission is $10 +tax, FREE for garden members Due to COVID-19, dates and services are subject to change or to cancellation. The garden has gone to the dogs! Bring your canine friends to walk the grounds and enjoy the great outdoors together. This is an…

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