Mokena sets pet parade and contests
April 16, 2012 2:30PM
Updated: May 18, 2012 8:00AM
MOKENA — The Mokena Park District’s A Bark in the Park and Pet Parade will be held from 1-4 p.m. May 20 at the Main Park Picnic Grove, located at 10925 LaPorte Road.
Admission is free.
The schedule for the event is as follows:
1-1:30 p.m.: Registration for the parade.
1-2 p.m.: Registration for dog contests.
1:30 p.m.: The parade will be held, with prizes awarded for best dressed, most exotic, most original and the smallest and largest dogs.
2 p.m.: Jim Nesci’s “Cold Blooded Creatures” show.
2:30-4 p.m.: Dog contests will be held, including best tail-wagger, a hot dog relay, the most obedient and ultimate Frisbee catch.
All dogs who participate must be on a leash and all vaccinations must be current.
A Bark in the Park is sponsored in part by Chiro One Wellness Centers, Banfield Pet Hospital and PetSmart.
For more information, call the park district at 708-390-2401 or go to www.mokenapark.com.