An exotic fundraiser

Urban Safari Rescue Society will have hundreds of animals on hand at its open house and barbecue in Surrey on Aug. 23.

A crested gecko from Urban Safari Rescue Society.

Urban Safari Rescue Society is hosting a fundraising open house and barbecue on Sunday, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1395 176 St.

There will be 350 rescued exotic animals to see and learn about – everything from tarantulas to pigs. The society will also have a farm animal petting zoo, silent auction, games for kids, art exhibit by Semiahmoo Arts, craft vendors, bee beard demos from the folks at the HoneyBee Centre, and more.

This is a family-friendly event so come learn about the work the society does caring for unwanted exotic animals. For more information email info@urbansafari.ca or call 604-531-1100

 

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