RED BANK – Red Bank RiverCenter and the Borough of Red Bank have announced that its popular Dog Days will peak from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, with a doggie carnival.
The event is being held with the generosity of Red Bank Veterinary Hospital and Purina. There will be special guests and new activities sure to please both people and their pups. The event also will feature the usual wide range of dog-focused vendors.
The doggie carnival headliner will be canine celebrity of Internet and Facebook, Dancing Nathan and the Bald is Beautiful rescue organization. Nathan has been featured on “The Ellen Show,” “America’s Funniest Home Videos” and the Animal Planet channel. Fans are invited to stop by to say hello, grab a picture with Nathan and his travel buddy, Gilligan, and learn about the rescue work of Bald is Beautiful.
Monmouth Street will be closed to traffic from 6 to 9 p.m. to accommodate dozens of vendors, featuring diverse products and services for dogs and dog owners including organic pet treats, dog bandanas and clothing, toys, collars, leashes and more.
Pet rescue organizations and charities also will be on site to promote pet adoptions and awareness of their cause including the ASPCA, Humane Society, Save US Pets, Paws for a Cause, Home Free Animal rescue and some individual breed rescues.
Tables and chairs will be provided to encourage visitors to grab some take-out and enjoy dinner with their best friends and the photo booth will allow human and canine guests to commemorate their night out on the town.
Dog Days is produced by Red Bank RiverCenter, a not-for-profit alliance of businesses, property owners and residents working toward the economic vitality of the Red Bank Business District.
Additional information about RiverCenter is available at www.redbank.org.