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Thursday, Aug 28 2014 Mason County Journal Page A-21 Local gallery hosting fundraiser to aid pets Off The Walls Gallery will host a monthlong fund- raiser for Kitten Rescue and Adopt-A-Pet from Sept. 30 thrbugh Oct. 27. Ten percent of sales will go to the rescue. "Both organizations are dear to my heart," said Shel- ley Barnett, owner and operator of the gallery. Barnett said she hopes more local artists will get in- volved in the community. To participate in the gallery fundraiser, art must be specific to cats and dogs, Barnett said. Artists must inquire by Sept. 10. "No squirrels allowed," Barnett joked. For more information, call 868-2690. Shelton Elks to host fundraiser for children The Shelton Elks Lodge #2467 will host the Special Needs Kids Fundraiser Throwdown Party at 5 p.m. Fri- day, Aug. 29, at 741 SE Craig Road in Shelton. A minimum donation of $20 is requested for the bar- becue chicken dinner. There will be a silent auction, live music and dancing. For more information on the Special Needs Kids Fundraiser Throwdown Party, call 426-2322 or go to sheltonelks2467.com. Barbecue cook-off to benefit YES Union City Lodge #27 and Smoking Mo's Barbecue will host a barbecue cook-off from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sat- urday, Aug. 30, at Second Street between Railroad Av- enue and Cota Street. The cook-off will benefit Youth Empowerment Strat- egies (YES). Check in for contestants is 7 a.m. Aug. 30. Barbecue judging will start at 4:30 p.m., and awards will be an- nounced at 5 p.m. For more information, call 462-0163 or email bbq@ smokingmos.com Hood Canal Celtic event celebrates four years This weekend, the Hood Canal Celtic Festival will be held at Belfair State Park at 3151 state Route 300 in Belfair. The two-day event will include a gathering of the clans, sanctioned Highland games, Highland and Celtic entertainment, pipe bands and Celtic dancers, Scottish and Celtic vendors, herding dogs demonstrations, food vendors, and a beer garden. Admission for adults is $13 for a one-day pass or $18 for a two-day pass. The cost for members of the military or seniors is $11 for a one-day pass or $15 for a two-day pass. The cost for children between the ages of 7 and 12 is $8 per day. Children younger than 6 may enter for free. For more information on the Hood Canal Highland Celtic Festival, all 275-4935 or email games@hoodca- nalscots.org. Compiled by reporter Lloyd Mullen xx .............. ~r~ .............. 17 I[i 17 ]llfl I