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Bring your four-legged friends, or just bring the family, out for a Party in the Park at Rita’s Ranch Off-Leash Dog Park.

From 6:30 to 8 p.m.Thursday, August 8, 2019, at the dog park located at 640 Scott Boulevard, dog owners and residents can visit to enjoy live music, make doggy arts and crafts, and explore the park’s three acres of off-leash fun.

The party will be held inside the Special Needs area where Joe and Vicky Price will tune out the barks and perform live music. Arts and craft activities will include making origami dogs and creating community fence art with recycled materials. Additional activities will be making seed balls, playing with yard games, and exploring the park’s off-leash areas.

Visitors who plan to bring their dog must have an existing dog leash permit tag or purchase one at the park for $5.00 with the proof of rabies vaccination. All dogs must be on-leash when entering and exiting the park and accompanied by a someone of at least 16 years of age. To view a complete list of dog park rules, visit www.icgov.org/dogparks.

Party in the Park is a free event and is open to the public. Visitors are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs, blankets, and water. To learn more about Party in the Park, visit www.icgov.org/pr or contact Recreation Supervisor, Joyce Carroll at joyce-carroll@iowa-city.org.

Date of publication

Monday, August 05, 2019

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