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BARCS is so appreciative of the many individuals and groups offering to run events to benefit BARCS. We have specific guidelines and an agreement form for any Third Party Event that must be completed and reviewed in advance of any Third Party Event. If you are interested in running an event that benefits BARCS, please click here to request more information.

Monday, January 25th - Saturday, February 20th (art show on display until Feb. 20)
Sunday, February 7th (12pm - 400pm)
Thursday, February 11th (6pm)
Thought you met all the singles in Baltimore? Think again! Mingle with the city’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes at Baltimore magazine's Top Singles Party on February 11...
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Friday, February 12th (6:00 pm)
Rescheduled date due to weather - Friday, February 12 at the FOP #69 Lodge in Catonsville--games start at 6pm! 20 games of BINGO for only $25 with prizes of designer purses,...
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Friday, February 12th (8:00pm - 11:00pm )
Come Celebrate the Single Life at the Life!!!  The Life of Reilly Pub and Restaurant is sponsoring a charity auction to benefit BARCS animal shelter!!  Eligible ladies and...
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Saturday, February 13th (12pm - 3pm )
Sunday, February 14th (12:00pm - 3:00pm)
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Saturday, February 20th (12:00pm - 6:00pm )
Hops the Cat IPA!!  This new beer will pays homage to Full Tilts deceased brewery cat (Hops) whose personality was truly larger than life.  Cheers to Hops, their little...
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Sunday, February 21st (12pm - 3pm )
Saturday, February 27th (10am - 1pm)
Sunday, February 28th (12pm - 3pm )
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Friday, March 4th (6pm)
Come out to the Inner Harbor for dinner on Spirit for our BARCS Bow Wow Meow Luau! There’s no better way to see Baltimore than from the water. Enjoy DJ entertainment and dancing, plenty...
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Saturday, March 26th (2 - 7 p.m.)
PAAW (Professionals Advocating Animal Welfare) for BARCS presents the first annual BARCS Crawl! Food and drink specials, event t-shirts and all-over slobbery-ness! Partici ...
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Sunday, April 3rd (3:00-6:00pm)
 A wine tasting to benefit all of the animals at BARCS! What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon…taste 75 wines from across the globe courtesy of our presenting sponsor,...
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Saturday, May 7th (10:00am - 4:00pm )
Got a Jeep? All Jeep models are welcome! Don't miss this awesome event hosted by the Chesapeake Jeep Club who generously  raised over $8,500 for BARCS at last year's Freedom Ride...
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Friday, May 13th (6:00pm)
Join us on the catwalk with a five-star line up of Big Softies on Friday, May 13 at 6pm for the hippest fashion show in town on two or four legs: Pawject Runway is back at the Royal Farms...
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Monday, May 18th
We’ve joined CauseNetworkTM !  We’re celebrating, and we want you to join us!  Our new site:  has launched! Each purchase you...
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Monday, February 9th
BARCS received the Guidestar Exchange Silver Level , a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information....
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Tuesday, August 5th
The Orioles announced that the sixth annual Orioles Pet Calendar will go on sale August 12, with the proceeds to benefit the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS), a non-profit...
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Friday, January 31st
What if every time you took your dog for a walk, a sponsor donated funding to BARCS??!! Now you can, thanks to our amazing friends at who launched their free iPhone app called...
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Wednesday, October 2nd
Welcome newest BARCS corporate sponsor-- Global Airport Parking! Thanks to their Global Change Initiative, for the entire month of October they will be asking all of their customers across...
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Friday, August 9th
The Orioles' 2014 Pet Calendar featuring players and their pets is on sale now  by clicking here , with proceeds to benefit the animals at BARCS. These pawsome calendars always sell...
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Monday, July 1st
Best Friends Animal Society® in partnership with PetSmart Charities®, the largest funder of companion animal-welfare efforts in North America, is launching a new project in Baltimore...
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Wednesday, May 15th
Check this out…looking for some cool BARCS T-shirts, tanks,  hoodies, magnets or other BARCS accessories? has partnered with BARCS and produced some great products...
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Monday, April 29th
Join Torrey Smith when he Bowls for BARCS on Wednesday, May 29 from 6-8pm at the AMF Timonium Lanes. He will be holding a private event for just 210 bowlers to raise funds for the new BARCS...
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Monday, April 8th
BARCS couldn't wait for the 2013 Opening Day! Check out this very special BARCS public service announcement that Matt and Maria Wieters made for us and is being aired on local TV and...
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Wednesday, February 20th
Spaying and Neutering your pets and our community cats will help lower the unwanted animal population and help save lives. All of  BARCS adoptable dogs and cats are spayed or...
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Wednesday, January 2nd
Shelter Saved 2,054 Pets in Three Months BARCS just won $35,000 in the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge for a total of $41,000 in since the Challenge started in August. ...
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