Ninth Annual Rock 2 Adopt Charity Music Festival


Monique M. Demopoulos
September 07, 2020
By Monique M. Demopoulos

FURREVER Buddies: Rock 2 Adopt will offer no cost admission to everyone who submits an application to adopt. (Equipped Photo)
The Connected Humane Societies’ Popcorn Park Zoo in Lacey Township will host its ninth yearly Rock 2 Adopt charity songs competition from 9:30 a.m. right until 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 and 13. The occasion will include things like 20 new music acts by both of those comprehensive bands and solo performers, as well as a poetry showcase. Children’s leisure incorporates facial area painting, game titles for prizes and exclusive visitor appearances by these beloved characters as Minnie Mouse.
The occasion was founded by Peter Jester and Donna Torres with the purpose of supporting pet adoption and pet treatment for rescue animals awaiting adoption. Because its founding calendar year in 2011, the celebration has raised about $72,000 and assisted with the adoptions of in excess of 100 pets. All money raised goes specifically to the profit of the shelter.
A wristband donation of $20 grants access for 1 adult into the party on both days, like admission to Popcorn Park Zoo. Youngsters ages 2 to 15 are admitted for $10 little ones younger than 2 are free. A family members 4-pack (admits two adults and two small children) may possibly also be procured for just $40. Groups of 10 or much more could speak to Torres to get a group fee.
Any one who destinations an software to undertake a pet will obtain a single absolutely free wristband to attend the pageant. Through Rock 2 Undertake, adoption costs for cats will be diminished to $25, and the prices to adopt a doggy will be diminished by 25 %. All adopted animals have been spayed or neutered and micro-chipped, and have been given complete age-correct shots.
In addition to monetary donations, attendees may also donate merchandise these types of as towels, blankets, foodstuff and litter. A drop box will be supplied in the vicinity of the stage.
Masks are necessary to attend the festival. As shelter pet dogs will be current and interacting with prospective adopters, no outside animals are permitted to the party.
To master a lot more about Rock 2 Undertake or to see a schedule for the party, go to
To acquire a wristband, e-mail Torres at  —M.M.D.

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