The Blessing of Animals and St. Francis Day will be on Sunday from 1:30-4 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church Campus, 7555 Ooltewah-Georgetown Road, Ooltewah, Tn. 37363. The event is free.
St. Francis Day Events:
- Petting Zoo (including Lambs, Sheep, Baby Goats, Chicks, Ducks, Bunnies and Pigs)
- Parade of animals (2 p.m.)
- Blessing of animals (2:15 p.m.)
- Free pet portraits and free pet medals for all animals
- Exhibits including: McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center, Pet Placement Center, Goodwill Service Dogs, Constant Companion, Let Me Out Pet Sitting, and Dr. Mullins, veterinanian from The Animal Care Center of Ooltewah.
- Free Pony rides
- Animal related exhibits including pet sitting and Animal Law Practice
- Blessing of animals that have passed away or are unable to attend
- Children’s Environmental Stewardship and Crafts – Weaving baskets and Pet Placemats
- Face Painting
- Kindermusik workshop
- And more.
For more information, call 423 238-7708, or visit www.sfaec.org.