WHAT TO DO AT RIKKI'S REFUGE
Watch here for a list of the events scheduled for the next 4 weeks.
SATURDAYS DONATION DROP OFF, noon - 2 pm, got something to drop off quick? The gates will be unlocked. No tour at this time, just drop off. Donation Drop Off will be available every Saturday from noon - 2 pm in 2011
SUNDAYS TOUR THE REFUGE - NOON, mini tour, take a walk around and see the animal neighborhoods. Every week on Sunday you can join a mini tour where you can walk around from animal neighborhood to neighborhood, from Piggy Paradise to Horsey Haven and see the animals. One tour only, starts at noon. Please be prompt.
Once a month, we’ll have an EXTENDED TOUR where you can visit the animals in their neighborhoods and have the chance to interact and give them treats. These tours also start promptly at noon, and there’s only one tour for the day, so please be prompt. 3/27, 4/17, 5/22, 6/12, 7/4 Monday, 9/4 Monday, 10/31, 11/12 Saturday, 12/25
SATURDAYS ON OR BEFORE THE FULL MOON FULL MOON WALK, Bon Fire, vegan bbq, pot luck 4/16, 5/14, 6/11, 7/16, 8/13, 9/10, 10/8, 11/12, 12/10
2nd SATURDAY OF THE MONTH SINGLES DAY - 10 am - 4 pm
Something for everybody. Come and do a day of service at the refuge and meet like minded souls. The leader who puts together the biggest work party wins. 4/9, 5/14, 6/11, 7/9, 8/13, 9/10, 10/8, 11/12, 12/10
NEXT TO LAST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH VOLUNTEER TRAIN BASIC 11 am- 3 pm, Learn the basics about volunteering at Rikki’s Refuge. Help with donation logging, washing dishes and liter boxes, socializing the animals and much more. 4/23, 5/21, 6/18, 7/23, 8/20, 9/17, 10/22, 11/19, 12/24
LAST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH VOLUNTEER TRAIN SELF SERVICE 8 am - 1 pm, Learn to earn your Self Service Volunteer Badge. 4/30, 5/28, 6/25, 7/30, 8/27, 9/24, 10/29, 11/26, 12/31
LAST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH SPIRITUAL GROWTH NIGHT, last Saturday of the month, come and join is in a discussion / study of what ever feels right tonight, as we reach for our highest spiritual goal, who knows where these discussions may take us. Bring something for a Vegan Pot Luck Dinner. Call for time and study plan.
4/30, 5/28, 6/25, 7/30, 8/27, 9/24, 10/29, 11/26, 12/31
April 2, 2011 SATURDAY Rabbit Rotunda II Roof Raising - it’s a big project and we need your help to finish up!!! 8 am till 4 pm, please come and help out for a bit.
April 2, 2011 SATURDAY SILLY SPRING PHOTO CONTEST - Come with your camera and see who can get the best spring shots of the critters acting all silly and happy, finally glad to be warm again.
April 3, 2011 SUNDAY Rabbit Rotunda II Roof Raising - it’s a big project and we need your help to finish up!!! 8 am till 4 pm, please come and help out for a bit.
April 3, 2011 SUNDAY Warming up for Spring, help the animals get ready for the season change
April 9, 2011 SATURDAY Orange Tractor Supply Outing - come visit us or volunteer to help us out. Meet the animals and have some fun!! Too Hot for Spots safety thermometers will be on sale, purchase pre event discount tickets for Bunny Bonanza!!
April 9, 2011 SATURDAY DADS & DAUGHTERS DAY - come out as a team and see how much you can accomplish in one day. Who can do more? Moms and Daughters? Dads and Sons? Moms and Sons? Or Dads and Daughters?
April 10, 2011 SUNDAY Honey Do Day - a little bit of this and a little bit of that, no matter what your talents we can use you!
April 16, 2011 SATURDAY Bunny Bonanza 1 pm - 5 pm http://rikkisrefuge.blogspot.com/2011/03/bunny-bonanza-april-16th.html We need Volunteers for the day, help with set up, clean up, bakers for the bake sale. Please contact Katarina email@example.com if you'd like to help out or if you want more information about the event!! Admission is $3 in advance or $5 at the door per person. Game booths with fun and exciting prizes for the kids. Buy a tasty treat at our Bake Sale!! Game Tickets 1 can of cat food each or $.50. The Great Baldo Baldini will be performing his Magic Show! COME CELEBRATE SPRING WITH THE 1200+ ANIMALS AT RIKKI’S REFUGE, ESPECIALLY THE BUNNIES!! Face Painting, Hair Coloring and Tattoos! One of a Kind Easter Egg Hunt starts at 3:00 Hint: Be prepared for lots of confetti and fun! Donations made at this event will go directly to care for the 1200+ animals at
Rikki’s Refuge. Thank you for your generosity and see you there! For more info and to purchase your tickets please visit our website www.rikkisrefuge.org or call 540-854-0870 x3, 10910 Barr Ln, Rapidan, Va 22733. This is an outdoor event don’t forget to dress for the weather!!
April 16, 2011 SATURDAY Waugh Harley Pet Day 9 am - 4 pm - come visit us or volunteer to help us out. Meet the animals and have some fun!! Too Hot for Spots safety thermometers will be on sale, stop by in the morning so you can make Bunny Bonanza in the afternoone!
April 17, 2011 SUNDAY DOG DAY CHANGING OF SEASON - Clean out the winter bedding and prepare for the warm weather.
April 23, 2011 SATURDAY EARTH DAY GARDENING - Pick a garden spot you can call your own and cultivate it into everlasting beauty. Grow a beautiful display of flowers, maybe one aimed at attracting butterflies or bees or birds. How about a rock garden? Veggies for the critters? We need to plant trees and ivy and grape arbors for future shade. What ever you like to grow - would like to grow at Rikki's! How about stopping by your favorite nursery and asking them to donate a plant or tree or shrub or some flowers or seeds for the refuge?
April 23, 2011 SATURDAY RABBIT & GUINEA PIG BIRTHDAY PARTY - Celebrate for all the rabbits, help beautify Rabbit Rotunda - paint the rabbit house, bring a small can of your favorite color and a brush, donate or transplant a bush or tree or even a berry bush, build shade areas, donate and plant ivy or grape vines for natural shade cover, use your imagination and do something great for the rabbits.
April 24, 2011 SUNDAY Easter Sunday - special treast for bunnies and chicks and all their friends, help give them fresh bedding
April 24, 2011 SUNDAY MOMS & DAUGHTERS DAY - come out as a team and see how much you can accomplish in one day. Who can do more? Moms and Daughters? Dads and Sons? Moms and Sons? Or Dads and Daughters?
April 24, 2011 SUNDAY PHOTO CONTEST DAY - in honor of the first Polaroid camera being sold
April 21, 1948, come and get your best shot of your favorite critter - winner's photo on the web.
April 30, 2011 SATURDAY CAT DAY CHANGING OF SEASON - Clean out the winter bedding and prepare for the warm weather.
April 30, 2011 SATURDAY NATIONAL ARBOR DAY TREE PLANTING - Donate or dig up and transplant a tree to provide future shade for the animals. We have plenty of small trees at the wood line that would love to be relocated. Bring just yourself and work gloves, we have the shovels.