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September 2020

DogGurt Bark to School Grand Opening

September 25, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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GRRIN Bake Sale Fundraiser!

October 31, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Woof & Whiskers, 3506 N 147th St #128
Omaha, NE 68116
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GRRIN is having an old-fashioned bake sale fundraiser! Join us at Woof & Whiskers on Saturday, October 31, 12-2pm. Bring your favorite pups – dress them up, it’s Halloween after all! – and come stock up on their favorite treats. We’ll have a specially designed cookie made just for GRRIN and all proceeds will go to our organization. We’ll also be selling our 2021 calendars if you haven’t already purchased one. This fundraiser has been organized thanks to two high school students who want to give back to their community (and the rescue dogs!), and we are incredibly grateful to…

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November 2020

Growl-O-Ween with Woof & Whiskers

November 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Woof & Whiskers, 3506 N 147th St #128
Omaha, NE 68116
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GRRIN will be meeting and greeting at Growl-O-Ween on Sunday, November 1, 12-2pm. Visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/1266788840337568/ for more information and to pre-register for the event.

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Meet & Greet at Bookworm

November 8, 2020 @ 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, November 8, from noon - 1pm. The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.  

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December 2020

Photos with Santa – Cancelled

December 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nature Dog, 13366 West Maple Road
Omaha, NE 68164 United States
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Update: Unfortunately, due to safety concerns around COVID, we had to cancel this event. Hopefully we will see everyone again next year for photos with Santa! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It’s that time again! Time to send out your HO HO HOliday cards. If you want those photos to be extra special this year, why not stop by Nature Dog on Sunday, December 6th to get Fido a photo with Santa? The event will be happening from 1pm-4pm with a real, live Santa! At the event we will be following current CDC guidelines to ensure that the photos can be conducted as safely…

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April 2021

I Love My Dog Expo

April 17, 2021 @ 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 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

April 18, 2021 @ 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 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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Annual Meeting & Volunteer Luncheon

April 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bonafide Dog Academy, 960 S 72nd Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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Join GRRIN as we celebrate 30 years of rescue! Thinking about becoming a volunteer? Own a Golden and want to meet other Golden Retriever fanatics? (Let’s face it, we’re crazy about our dogs.) Everyone is welcome, including your beloved canine family members. We’re serving lunch, conducting a short business meeting, and then we get to visit about – what else – our wonderful Goldens! Business meeting: Election of officers Review finance and rescue reports Pre-planning for Gold Rush will be discussed and GRRIN would love to hear your ideas To recap: Fun for dogs and people! Bring your Goldens (or…

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May 2021

Yappy Hour at Omaha Dog Bar

May 23, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Omaha Dog Bar, 1231 S. 14th Street
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Spring is warming up and many of us are getting antsy to get out of the house and spend time with our friends and our pups. If you're looking for an excuse to socialize with human and dog friends alike, join GRRIN at Omaha Dog Bar for Yappy Hour! Omaha Dog Bar is "a watering hole for dogs and their people." They have an indoor bar/eatery and an outdoor dog park with food and drink for both dogs and their humans. Where: Omaha Dog Bar, 1231 S. 14th Street, Omaha, NE 68108 When: Sunday, May 23rd, 3pm-5pm For our event,…

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June 2021

Meet & Greet at Bookworm

June 6, 2021 @ 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, June 6, from noon - 1pm. We'll be meeting and greeting! The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.  

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July 2021

Pick-A-Pooch

July 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Baxter Arena, 2425 S 67th Street
Omaha, NE 68106 United States
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Save the date! From Pets in Omaha: This year’s event will take place at Baxter Arena on Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is brought to you by Urgent Pet Care. Check back for more information as we get closer to the event, but take a peek at some of the vendors, rescues, shelters, and festivities for the event below! Thanks to all the sponsors who graciously allow us to bring this annual event to life. Without your support, this would not be possible. https://petsinomaha.com/2021-pick-a-pooch-adoption-days-and-pet-expo-preview/13975      

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Pick-A-Pooch

July 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Baxter Arena, 2425 S 67th Street
Omaha, NE 68106 United States
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Save the date! From Pets in Omaha: This year’s event will take place at Baxter Arena on Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is brought to you by Urgent Pet Care. Check back for more information as we get closer to the event, but take a peek at some of the vendors, rescues, shelters, and festivities for the event below! Thanks to all the sponsors who graciously allow us to bring this annual event to life. Without your support, this would not be possible. https://petsinomaha.com/2021-pick-a-pooch-adoption-days-and-pet-expo-preview/13975      

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August 2021

CANCELED! Meet & Greet at Bookworm

August 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bookworm @ Loveland Centre, 90th and Center Street
Omaha, NE 68114 United States
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Note: We will be rescheduling this event later in August - stay tuned for the new date! Join GRRIN at the Bookworm on Sunday, August 1, from noon - 1pm. We'll be meeting and greeting! The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.  

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Meet & Greet at Bookworm

August 15, 2021 @ 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, August 15, from noon - 2pm. We'll be meeting and greeting! The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.  

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Volunteer Meet & Greet!

August 28, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
One Pacific Place Park, Pacific & 101st Street
Omaha, Nebraska
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Hello all volunteers - old and new!!!!  WE NEED YOU! Have you been wondering how to get more involved with GRRIN? Curious about the rescue process? Wanting more information about transporting, caseworking, fostering or the phone line committee? We've got you covered!!! GRRIN is going to hold an informal informational "Meet and Greet"  THIS Saturday, August 28th at One Pacific Place park in Omaha. Pop in when you can from 10am to noon to see how YOU can get  more involved with GRRIN. We are getting very busy and are in dire need of more quality volunteers like YOU! Bring a lawn…

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Meet & Greet at The Green Spot

August 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Green Spot, 1110 S. 71st Street, Bay K
Omaha, NE 68106 United States
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Join GRRIN volunteers for a meet and greet at The Green Spot in Omaha! Please note we do not guarantee the availability of our foster dogs and we do not adopt at events. To learn more about adopting a dog through GRRIN, please visit https://grrin.org/adopt/.

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October 2021

Meet & Greet at Bookworm

October 3, 2021 @ 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, October 3, from noon - 1pm. We'll be meeting and greeting! The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.

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Gold Rush!

October 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sumtur Amphitheater, South of 108th Street and Highway 370
Papillion, NE
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Save the date! We're celebrating 30 years! Gold Rush will be held from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 10th at Sumtur Auditorium just south of Hwy 370 on 108th Street in Papillion. Want to volunteer? Send an email to goldrush@grrin.org. Click here for the location of the venue.

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November 2021

Meet & Greet at Bookworm

November 7, 2021 @ 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, November 7, from noon - 1pm. We'll be meeting and greeting! The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.  

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Giving Tuesday!

November 30, 2021

For the third year, SHARE Omaha will power the local response to the global Giving Tuesday campaign, always set for the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. For 2021, Giving Tuesday falls on November 30th. Support GRRIN directly by visiting https://shareomaha.org/nonprofit/golden-retriever-rescue-nebraska.    

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December 2021

Photos with Santa

December 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nature Dog, 13366 West Maple Road
Omaha, NE 68164 United States
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It’s that time again! Time to send out your HO HO HOliday cards. If you want those photos to be extra special this year, why not stop by Nature Dog on Sunday, December 5th to get Fido a photo with Santa? The event will be happening from 1pm-4pm with a real, live Santa! Please check the upcoming events page at grrin.org for up-to-date information about the structure of this event.

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January 2022

Meet & Greet at Bookworm

January 9 @ 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 9, from noon - 1pm. We'll be meeting and greeting! The Bookworm is in Loveland Center on the NE corner of 90th and Center Streets.  

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VIRTUAL! Annual Volunteer Training

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nebraska Humane Society, 8929 Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68134 United States
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Want to learn more about how you can support the mission of rescuing golden retrievers? 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 23rd, 2022 from 1-2pm. This is a VIRTUAL event. RSVP to volunteer@grrin.org to receive a zoom link for the meeting. Plan to come and learn more about GRRIN how you can help make a difference in the lives of golden retriever rescue dogs.

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