Calendar

Check out this page for the CALENDAR of EVENTS!

Training sessions with our minis for experienced volunteers: Wednesdays from 11-1; Saturdays and Sundays from 12-2

ANNOUNCEMENT: Our next orientation for new volunteers will be Saturday May 3, 2014 from 11-2 at RoseGate Equestrian Center in Lake in the Hills IL.  If you are interested in becoming a new handler,  this orientation and training session is MANDATORY. Please email and RSVP to maneinheaven@yahoo.com if interested.

If you are a facility or group and would to have Mane in Heaven visit, please call Jodie at  847-477-7825 or email maneinheaven@yahoo.com for more information. 

CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR A VIDEO ABOUT MANE IN HEAVEN VISITS:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhQIPNo-sLQ

2014 EVENTS

(RESERVATIONS for 2014 visits are filling up fast.  Please call us if you are interested!)

RESERVED DATES (details updated as they become available)

April 27, 2014 (Sun) TIME 10am-4pm:   Fundraiser “Clip the Minis” at Jimminy Clippers, Palatine IL.  Watch our miniature horses get clipped of their furry winter coats…there are cute little horses under those hairy coats, we promise! Bring your dogs for a bath at Palatine’s favorite dog and cat groomer. All funds raised from baths benefit Mane in Heaven!  Thank you to Cathy and Rebecca Hartley from Jimminy Clippers, 1850 N. Rand Rd., Palatine

May 1, 2014 (Thursday) 11am, Chicago: Chicago Special Event:  at the Thompson Center (Randolph and LaSalle) to promote Arlington International Racecourse Opening Day on 5/2 (0pen to the public, come visit us!)

May 3, 2014 (Sat) 11am-2 pm: New handler orientation and training session, Rosegate Equestrian Center, Lake in the Hills IL    PLEASE RSVP!

May 10, 2014 (Sat) 10:30am-12 noon: Visit at The Moorings, Arlington Hts. IL

May 18, 2014 (Sun) 2:00pm-3:30 pm “Walk ‘n Wheel-a-Thon” at Kirk School (NSSEO), Palatine IL

May 25, 2014 (Sun) 12-2pm: Family Day at Arlington International Racecourse (Memorial Weekend “CUBS Day”), Arlington Hts. IL

May 31, 2014 (Sun) 11:30am-1pm: Visit at Addolorata Villa, Wheeling

June 8th, 2014 (Sun) Time TBD:  Gigi’s Playhouse 5K Run, Barrington IL

June 15, 2014 (Sun) 10am-11:30am: Visit at Marklund Home, Geneva IL

June 20, 2014 (Fri) 10:30am-12:30pm: “Fun Fest” at Clearbrook Commons, Rolling Meadows IL

June 21, 2014 (Sat) 9:00am-10:30am: Pancake Breakfast at the Historic Methodist Campground, DesPlaines IL

June 28, 2014 (Sat) 9am-11am: “Special Friends” Fishing Derby Willow Creek Community Church, Barrington IL

July 6, 2014 (Sun): 10:30am-12 noon: Visit at Little Angels, Elgin IL

July 13, 2014 (Sun) TIME TBD:  Oak Brook Polo Family Day  with Ronald McDonald House Charities, Oak Brook IL

July 19, 2014 (Sat) 10:30am-12 noon: Visit at Friendship Village, Schaumburg IL

July 26, 2014 (Sat) TIME TBD: Rush University Medical Center event TBD

August 2, 2014 (Sat) 10:30am-12:30pm: NWSRA Event (Northwest Special Recreation Association) at the Rolling Meadows  Community Center , 3705 Pheasant Drive, RM IL. More details to come!

August 4, 2014 (Monday) TIME TBD, approx 5:30-7:30pm: Special Event w/Arlington International Racecourse:  Chicago White Sox at Cellular Field

August 8, 2014 (Friday) TIME TBD: Special Event w/Arlington International Racecourse:  ”Mane Event”  in Arlington Heights IL

August 9, 2014 (Sat): HOLD

August 16 and 17 (Sat and Sun) TIME TBD: Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles:  Festival of the Horse and Drum (www.festivalofthehorseanddrum.com)

August 24 (Sun) 1-2:30pm: Visit at The Garlands, Barrington IL

August 31 (Sun) 12-2pm:  Family Day at Arlington International Racecourse,  Arlington Hts, IL

September 7, 2014 (Sun) TIME TBD: Misericordia 34th Annual Family Fest, Chicago IL

September 14 (Sun) TIME 10:30-12 noon WINGS: Women in Need Growing Stronger (domestic violence safehouse)  

September 21 (Sun) 1-2:30pm: Visit at Lutheran Home, Arlington Hts, IL

September 27 (Sat) 10:30-11:30am: Visit at Tamarack, Palatine IL  “Rodeo” theme

October 5 (Sun) 10:30am-12 noon: Visit at Deer Path, Huntley IL

October 12 (Sun): OPEN

October 18, 2014 (Sat) 8:30 Race start: 2nd Annual Mane in Heaven 5K Trot-A-Thon  Rosegate Equestrian Center, Lake in the Hills 

October 26, 2014 (Sun) TIME TBD: Marklund “Run, Walk and Roll 5K”  Geneva, IL    

November 2 (Sun): HOLD/Halloween Party w/Hospice

November 9, 2014 (Sun) TIME & LOCATION TBD: Military/Veterans Celebration  (in honor of Veterans Day 11/11)

November 16 (Sun): OPEN

November 23 (Sun): OPEN

No visits weekend of November 29 and 30th: Happy Thanksgiving!

December 6, 2014 (Sat): Time TBD: Donald Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont: Operation North Pole (www.operationnorthpole.org)

 

 

2014 PAST EVENTS

(LIKE our Facebook page Mane in Heaven for more pictures of each event)

2/23/14 HUNTLEY BUSINESS/”FURREVER FRIENDS” PET EXPO,  Huntley IL (and the first “mini”van ride!)

girl in hat with Mystery adorable little girls with Jennie huntley police with Mystery brownie with Jennie dog pic 4

2013 PAST EVENTS

5/15/13 CUBS GAME at WRIGLEY FIELD:  Our first fundraiser and a beautiful night in Chi town.

           

5/19/13 PET PARTNERS TESTING:  The Board of Directors and our horses Mystery, Turnabout and Lunar passed testing w/Pet Partners.  We now have registered therapy horses!

    

6/15/13 SALUTE TO OUR MILITARY AND VETERAN FAMILIES at Palatine Township

    

6/22/13  HISTORIC METHODIST CAMPGROUNDS, Des Plaines IL

         

6/29/13 “WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY CHURCH “SPECIAL FRIENDS” FISHING DERBY, Barrington IL

    

7/7 /13 ARLINGTON PARK INTERNATIONAL RACECOURSE, Arlington Hts. IL

    

7/14/13 SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS BASEBALL GAME, Schaumburg IL

    

7/21/13 LITTLE ANGELS, Elgin IL

    

7/28/13  THE GARLANDS, Barrington IL

    

8/3/13 MARKLUND HOME, Geneva IL

    

8/10/13 THE LUTHERAN HOME, Arlington Hts, IL (1st elevator ride for Lunar and Mystery!)

    

8/17/13 TAMARACK RETIREMENT COMMUNITY, Palatine IL

    

8/24/13 CLEARBROOK COMMONS, Rolling Mdws IL

    

9/8/13 MISERICORDIA FAMILY FEST  Chicago, IL

    

9/14/13   BARRINGTON HILLS POLO CLUB  Barrington Hills, IL

    

9/22/13  PET PARTNERS TESTING:  12 new handler teams!

 

9/28/13 REHABILITATION INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO: Chicago IL

    

10/5/13 SADDLERS ROW Palatine IL  tent sale

 

10/6/13 WINGS (Women in Need Growing Stronger; domestic violence safe haven)

10/13/13  ”The Hills Come Alive”  Barrington Hills Fest  

    

10/19/13 5K Trot-a-Thon (see the 5K page)

10/27/13 LAKE BARRINGTON WOODS  Barrington, IL

    

11/3/13 The SPRINGS of CRYSTAL LAKE  Crystal Lake, IL

    

11/10/13 ALDEN LONG GROVE Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Long Grove IL (Jenella’s 1st elevator ride!)

    

11/17/13 PET PARTNERS TESTING

11/24/13 DEER PATH of HUNTLEY, Huntley IL

    

12/7/13 OPERATION NORTH POLE (www.operationnorthpole.org)

    

 

 

2012 PAST EVENT

10/2012  MAIN STAY THERAPEUTIC RIDING, Richmond IL  (our first outing…thank you Main Stay for inviting us!)