Celebrate the Trails and Open Space Coalition's work and upcoming projects at this island-themed fundraising party, featuring food, drinks by Bristol Brewing Co., a silent auction, live entertainment, costume contests and more.
Gala in the Garden
Friday, Aug. 7, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, 3202 Chambers Way, $40
Contact: 633-6884, trailsandopenspaces.org
Run a 5K or walk a 3K to raise money for the Sue DiNapoli Ovarian Cancer Foundation, which helps low-income and under-insured women receive cancer screenings and early detection awareness information.
Sue DiNapoli Ovarian Cancer Walk
Saturday, Aug. 8, 7:30 a.m.
America the Beautiful Park, 126 Cimino Drive, $22-$25
Contact: 209-4288, active.com (search "Sue DiNapoli" under keywords)
Going to the dogs
Join in on this pet adoption fair featuring animals from various local shelters and societies. Bring a donation of pet food for Molly Hubbard's Cupboard and receive a free pet nail clipping.
Dog Days of Summer Break
Saturday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Canine Campus, 3116 Karen Place, free
Contact: 448-9600, caninecampus.us
For more civic and volunteer opportunities, see Listings on p. 41.