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LAArtParty is an arts and entertainment website. Established in 2010, it is an online go-to guide for what's happening in and beyond the LA area - this includes dining, travel and more.

Founded by journalist, and "Blues Mama" Kathy Leonardo (a longtime performer), the campy site has an unusual slant which will keep you entertained. Leonardo has been writing for the past 15 years about various subjects for the Huffington Post, THRIVE GLOBAL, LA Weekly, etc.

Each month the LAArtParty staff, led by Kathy Leonardo decides which events will be featured. Posted at noon on the Thursday prior to the last week of the month, LAArtParty.com features the Top Ten Art Parties, plus other fun events each month. VIP subscribers find out ONE week prior to the public and receive discounts and invites to VIP parties throughout the year.

See Contact Page to find out how to become a VIP subscriber so you don't miss any more great ART Parties!! See Contact/Rates Page to find out how submit and promote your own events!

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October 14, 2017: Race for the Rescues

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, Audi and The Rescue Train present the 12th annual RACE FOR THE RESCUES. The Rescue Train's largest annual fundraising event, Race for the Rescues began twelve years ago, and has raised over $3.75 Million to help save the lives of thousands of homeless animals in Southern California. Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch will be this year's host. Celebrity pet expert, Harrison Forbes, will emcee this year's race. Special appearances by The Laker Girls and ABC 7's Vista LA Host Patricia Lopez. 
Oct13-2017-RaceforRescuesAt Race for the Rescues, animal lovers of all ages come out to run, walk, shop or adopt to help save lives. This day of fun includes a 5k, 10k, 1k Dog Walk and Kids Fun Run. There is also a "Couch Potato" Race for those that would like to donate from the comfort of their home. Participants can join as individuals or start a team. Dogs and cats will be available for adoption from local shelters.

In addition to the 5K, 10K, 1K Dog Walk Race for the Rescues will also feature:
1K non-competitive Kids Fun Run--every child gets a medal; Virtual Couch Potato Race; Pet Adoption Event & Rockin' Adoption Show –Pets with Pasadena Humane Society and LA Animal Services will be available for adoption; Silent Auction; Kids' Face Painting, DJ, and Pet Psychic; Food Trucks; Incentive Prizes for Fundraisers and Top Racers

This year's events will benefit 27 dog, cat, horse, farm and exotic 501(c)3 animal welfare organizations, who together save thousands of animals' lives. For more info about the event an all the animal non profits this event will benefit, visit website at www.therescuetrain.org

Where: The Rose Bowl, Area H 1001 Rose Bowl Drive Pasadena, CA 91103
When: Saturday, October 14, 2017, Registration: 7:00am; Race: 8:30am;
Website: www.therescuetrain.org