Upcoming Community Events! Volunteer support needed.


Here is the list of upcoming Community Events in the next few months. See something that you would like to volunteer at and support? Let us know! You can click on the comment button below and let us know the event and time you can help. If you have any questions, please ask away!!!!!!!

Sat.- Feb.27  Wauconda Business Expo – Wauconda HS 10am-4pm

Sat. – March 12  Lake Zurich Showcase – Lake Zurich HS 9:00am-3pm (9-noon & noon-3pm shifts)

Sat & Sun – March 19 & 20 Lake Villa SpringFest Expo- Lakes Comm. HS,Lake Villa 9am-3pm both days (9-noon & noon-3pm shifts)

Fri-Sun / March 18-20 Chicagoland Pet Expo – Arlington Park-varies by day

Sat. – March 26 Palatine Hound Egg Hunt – Park Dist. -10-11:30am

Sat. – April 2  RLA Chamberfest/Expo – RL Sports Center -9am-3pm (9-noon & noon-3pm shifts)

Friday – April 8 Dog Dayz – Rolling Meadows Comm. Center 5-7pm

Sat. – April 16 Lamplighter’s – Palatine  1-4pm

Sat. – April 23 Lindenhurst Earth Day- Public Works 10am-2pm

Sat. – April 30 Foglia YMCA – Lake Zurich 10am-noon

Sat. – May 14 Kitten Shower- Fox Lake Library 2-4pm

Sat. – Aug. 4 Palatine Canine Carnival 6:30-8pm

Sat. & Sun – Sept. 17 & 18 Chicago Pet Show – Libertyville Sports Complex 10-5-Sat / 10-5- Sun ( shifts TBD)


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Come enjoy an art class at the Rivellino Art School in Long Grove. You get to paint your favorite dog or cat and enjoy good company, snacks and libations.

Thursday, February 18th, 7–9:30PM     (you can arrive as early at 6:30)

Bring an 8×10 close up picture (does not need to be on photo paper) of your chosen subject. You will be tracing over the picture to start your project. All art materials are included.        BYOB and snacks to share.   

If you have any questions, please click on the comment button below and ask away!

The fee is $35, of which,15% will be donated back to Save-A-Pet. Checks should be made out to the school and given to front desk staff, in advance, to save your spot (space is limited). In addition, Roshel will donate a picture of one of our residents to Save-A-Pet to be raffled or auctioned. The class will be taught by the team of Roshel Rivellino, artist and owner, and Wendy Schafer, internationally known artist.

PLEASE NOTE: We have moved to 350 Old McHenry Road (across the street from Enzo & Lucia), still in beautiful downtown Long Grove


Rivellino School of Art, LLC

350 Old McHenry Road

Long Grove, IL  60047

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New event added! SpringFest Expo in Lake Villa

We have been invited to the SpringFest Expo at Lakes Community HS in Lake Villa Sat. & Sun.- March 19 & 20 from 9:00am-3pm each day. We will have 2 shifts, 9:00-12:00 and 12:00-3pm each day. Can’t make it to help at the Expo at Arlington Park? Too far to go for you? Come to Lake Villa and help at our booth!!! We will have handouts and giveaways for guests stopping at the booth to find out more about Save-A-Pet. Please click on the comment button below if you can help out, and let me know the day/time you can be there. We are looking for two volunteers for each shift.

Sat. – March 19 – 9-noon – Nancy Y. / OPEN

Sat. – March 19 – noon-3pm – Nancy Y. / Jodi I.  – FILLED!!

Sun. – March 20 – 9-noon – OPEN / OPEN

Sun. – March 20 – noon – 3pm – Vera P. / OPEN




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Volunteer support needed for Bentleys this Sat from 1-4pm in Libertyville

We can use 1-2 more volunteers to help out at Bentley’s in Libertyville this Sat. from 1-4pm. If you have dog walking training, you can bring a dog! Click on the comment button below if you can help. Thanks!!!


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Pet Expo-Arlington Park- volunteer help update

Thank you to all the volunteers who have volunteered their time so far for this great event! Most shifts are now FILLED!!!!!

Here are the shifts we need help at, please click on the comment button below if you can help and let me know the day and shift you can support. THANK YOU.

Friday – March 18 – 3-6pm – 1 for booth – 2 to bring dogs til 7pm

Friday – March 18- 6-9pm – 2 for booth

Sat. – March 19 – 3-6pm – 2 for booth – 1 to bring a dog



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Petsmart-Kildeer Adoption Weekend-Volunteer support needed!

Petsmart in Killdeer, where we have SAP cats residing in their adoption room, will be having their adoption weekend on Sat., Feb.13 & Sun., Feb. 14. We need at least 2 volunteers there from noon- 2/3pm each day. We also will be bringing over a few extra cats and need help transporting them to Petsmart and then back to SAP each day. Please click on the comment button with any questions or if you can help.

We will have a table in front of the adoption room with SAP info on it to hand out and talk to the public about SAP and answer any questions about the cats available for adoption. Hope you can help!



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Please be aware the maroon doors leading into and in the MCR have been ‘touched’ up and are wet, so PLEASE be careful not to touch them. We will be fully sanding and repainting them after the MCR Grand Opening and putting plastic shields on them.



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