Help us raise awareness and funds — and save lives!
Join us for one of our many events throughout the year. You’ll help us raise funds and support our ongoing efforts to rescue, rehabilitate, and find loving homes for some of the most vulnerable companion animals.
You’ll also help raise awareness of the plight of stray cats in our community, while supporting our Low-cost Spay/Neuter, Pet Food Pantry, Trap-Neuter-Return, Animal-Assisted Therapy and Education Outreach Programs among others.
UPCOMING FUNDRAISING EVENTS
Acro-Cats Performances, Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble
Thurs. & Fri., October 2nd & 3rd, 8:00 p.m, Sat., October 4th 2:00 p.m., Sun., October 5th, 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. -
The Amazing Acro-Cats delight and astound audiences of all ages as they perform their remarkable feats of agility pushing carts, riding skateboards, rolling barrels, ringing bells, turning on lights, walking tight ropes, jumping through hoops, knockabout acts and much more! Come check out one of the shows — a portion of all proceeds from tickets sales goes to Tree House! Find out more >>
VeganMania Broadway Armory, 5917 N Broadway
Saturday, October 11th, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. -
We are excited to be at this year's VeganMania! Come check out this celebration of the dynamic vegan community and enjoy the wonderful food, great music and lively entertainment, while discovering unique vegan products. Find out more >>
Book Release Party, Community Cats — A Journey into the World of Feral Cats by Tree House Feral Cat Colony Caretaker Anne Beall, PhD
Ten Cat Tavern, 3931 N Ashland Ave.
Monday, October 13th, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Join us at this casual, cozy, cat-themed Lakeview tavern for a few drinks and appetizers to celebrate the release of Tree House Colony Caretaker Anne Beall's new book "Community Cats." Many Tree House caretakers and staff are featured in the book! Also learn about Beall's groundbreaking research study on American's views towards outdoor cats and spay/neuter. Find out more >>
Black Cat Ball, Adler Planetarium
Friday, October 17th, 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. -
This year’s Ball will feature breathtaking Chicago skyline views from the Adler Planetarium, an opportunity to explore the Adler’s galleries, great auction prizes, abundant food and drink, music, and dancing! Kevin Fitzgerald, DVM and star of Animal Planet’s “Emergency Vets”, is our honored guest at this year's Black Cat Ball. Guests will share the excitement as we present updates on the building of our new state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly Adoption Center and Veterinary Clinic. Find out more about tickets and registering for our virtual auction >>
Feral (colony caretaker) Fest
Sunday, October 19th, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. -
We will again be hosting a fun-filled day of creating shelters, gathering winterization supplies including straw, insulation, heated water bowls, etc., exchanging ideas, talking cats, and more at our fifth annual Winter Caretaking Fest for Community Cat Colony Caretakers and friends! Plus we are looking for volunteers to help with our shelter building day on Saturday 10/18. Find out more >>
Green Fest – Navy Pier -
Fri. - Sun., October 24th – 26th (Friday, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Sat. & Sun., 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) -
Visit Tree House at the 'Nation's Premier Sustainability Event'! This event is dedicated to sustainability, social justice, and ecological balance. Stop by and check out the Tree House booth! Discounted tickets available online until September 21. See or email Amy if you are interested in volunteering – check out the show for free before or after your shift!
Creatures of the Night event, Garfield Park Conservatory
Wednesday, October 29th, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. -
This fun Halloween themed evening will showcase live nocturnal animals and adoptable Tree House cats! Learn more about nocturnal animals, their habits and characteristics and say hi to some adorable Tree House cats looking for forever homes.
UPCOMING OUTREACH AND ADOPTION EVENTS
Marathon Adoption Event, Uptown and Bucktown Adoption Centers
Fri - Sun, Oct. 10th - 12th, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Fri), 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Sat & Sun)
26 hours of adoptions and special incentives! $26.20 adoption fees for cats over 12 months old and more. Find out more >>
HELPING COMMUNITY CATS WORKSHOPS AND MORE
$10 packages at our BDVM Mac Lean Spay Neuter Clinic
Friday, October 17th. Contact our clinic for more info >>
Third Wednesday of every month, Tree House Bucktown Branch
Learn how you can help cats in your community, and improve conditions for the cats and their human neighbors. Tree House Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) experts will discuss various topics related to stray and feral cats. Tree House Bucktown Branch, 1629 N Ashland Ave. Please RSVP to Liz@TreeHouseAnimals.org. Call: 773-784-5488 ext. 234 for more information.
First Thursday of every month, Anti-Cruelty Society, 169 W. Grand Ave.
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. -
Learn how you can help cats in your community, and improve conditions for the cats and their human neighbors. Tree House Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) experts will discuss various topics related to stray and feral cats. This workshop is held in the Education and Training Center at the Anti-Cruelty Society. Enter at 169 W. Grand Avenue. Free parking is available in The Anti-Cruelty Society parking garage. Enter from Wells Street ½ block south of Grand Avenue. Please RSVP to Liz@TreeHouseAnimals.org. Call: 773-784-5488 ext. 234 for more information.
(Check our Events Calendar for more details)
Strut your stuff at our 5K, walk-a-thon and help us raise awareness and funds.
Join us for our evening, celebration gala bringing together supporters and distinguished friends of Tree House.
Celebrate the Season at our house; thousands of lights illuminate our Uptown Headquarters. Purchase a Tribute Light to honor a special loved one.
Bingo nights, Happy Meowers, benefit concerts and more. So many ways to get involved and have a little fun!