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By Kathy Antoniotti / Beacon Journal staff writer Published: December 10, 2012

• Photos With Santa — Pet Supplies Plus, 2891 Waterloo Road, Springfield. Fundraiser to benefit Paws With Pride animal rescue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Sunday, and Dec. 15-16. Dogs, cats puppies and children will be photographed for $7.50, or $10 for two 4-by-6 inch photos, frame included.

•  Home for the Holidays Adoption event — Pawsibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron, 7996 Darrow Road, Twinsburg, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 15. Adoption fee for all cats and kittens 6 months and over is $5 and all dogs and puppies over the age of 6 months is $55 (upon application approval). Fee includes spay/neuter, age appropriate vaccines, microchip and 30-day free trial of pet insurance through ShelterCare.

• Winter Boot Camp — Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is offering its first camp for kids ages 5-12. The three half-day camp runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and full-day sessions from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day from Dec. 26-28. Kids will meet in the Jungle Lab classroom at the RainForest and explore a different theme each day. Each session includes tours of zoo exhibits, Get Close encounters with small animals, arts and crafts and conservation-themed games. Fee is $85 for half-day, $115 for full day, discount for zoo members. Fees include snacks and participants are encouraged to bring a brown-bag lunch. To register, visit or call 216-635-3391.

Adoption party at Park Subaru — Sponsored by the Pawsibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron, Park Subaru will host an adoption event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the dealership on South Arlington Road, along the Green Auto Mile in Green. Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available.

Kathy Antoniotti can be reached at 330-996-3565 or

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