Donkeys await your hugs and scritches at anniversary event

Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge invites public to help celebrate 20 years of care.

Twenty years of rescuing and caring for donkeys.

That cause for celebration is the focus of special upcoming event at Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge.

On Saturday, July 27, all are invited to visit the refuge for their Donkey Day Celebration and Fundraiser.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., guests will have an opportunity to meet with and learn the stories of the refuge’s donkey ambassadors, including mammoth donkeys Kiki and Lillie, along with Steve the Wonder Donkey, Tiny Tim, Hoss, Cracker and more.

Other activities to enjoy include a chance to create your own donkey ear hat in the kids craft area,nachos from the concession and shop for a T-shirt or other donkey themed mementos in the Donkey Shoppe.

Guests can also sponsor a donkey or two if they choose, or buy them some hay.

Most important, guests are welcome to enjoy hugs and scritches with all the donkeys.

Admission is $5 per person for ages 4 and up.

A pair of Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge’s mini donkeys will be visiting Uptown Askew’s on Saturday, July 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the store’s Family Day event.

For more information, visit turtlevalleydonkeyrefuge.com, email donkeyrefuge@gmail.com or call 250-679-2778.


@SalmonArm
newsroom@saobserver.net

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Vernon sewer hook-up smells fishy

Okanagan Landing resident questions City of Vernon timing on counter-petition plan

Vernon takes step towards cutting carbon footprint of its buildings

City council decided on Monday to adopt the BC Energy Step Code to improve its building efficiency

Spallumcheen adventure park concerns

Neighbour to proposed adventure park in Spallumcheen offers up his concerns on project

Entrepreneur gives Vernon’s homeless women a boost

The woman says she’ll continue to package and send out bags of products from her self-run business

Vernon mom rescues sleeping baby from burning home

UPDATE: Investigation still underway into cause of blaze

B.C. sockeye returns drop as official calls 2019 ‘extremely challenging’

Federal government says officials are seeing the same thing off Alaska and Washington state

Expanded support to help B.C. youth from care attend university still falling short

Inadequate support, limited awareness and eligibility restrictions some of the existing challenges

Ethnic media aim to help maintain boost in voting by new Canadians

Statistics Canada says new Canadians made up about one-fifth of the voting population in 2016

Cross-examination begins for B.C. dad accused of killing young daughters

Andrew Berry is charged in the deaths of six-year-old Chloe and four-year-old Aubrey in 2017

Dog attacked by river otters, Penticton owner says

Marie Fletcher says her dog was pulled underwater by four river otters in the Penticton Channel

Civil claim filed over motocross track west of Summerland

Track was constructed on agricultural land around 2016

BC SPCA overwhelmed with cats, kittens needing homes

Large number of cruelty investigations, plus normal ‘kitten season’ to blame

Car catches fire while being towed by motor home on Hwy. 97

The incident occured just north of Sage Mesa Rd., no injuries have been reported

Most Read