NEWTOWN, Conn., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a touching tribute to the life and legacy of a first-grader lost in the Sandy Hook tragedy, the Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation will host its second annual Catherine's Butterfly Party, on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 12-5pm at Fairfield Hills Campus in Newtown. For more information, visit www.cvhfoundation.org.
Catherine's Butterfly Party is a FREE family festival and pet adoption event that draws thousands of people every year. Featuring fun activities for adults and kids alike, this open event includes face painting, games, crafts, vendors, food trucks and live entertainment. Nature inspired educational exhibits include Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory, Animal Embassy, dog agility and training demonstrations, Audubon at Bent of the River, CT State Trooper K-9 demonstration, and Birds of Prey program by Horizon Wings.
In addition, twelve animal rescue agencies including ASPCA, North Shore Animal League, DAWS, Gimme Shelter, BeFreegle, Super Paws Rescue, Adopt-A-Dog, Animals R Family, Second Chance, ARF Mobile, Baybrook Rescue and Rowanwood Farms will be on hand with their adoptable animals.
Catherine Violet Hubbard had a natural ability to connect with and care for animals. She loved being in their presence and would whisper to them, "Tell all your friends I am kind." Every year, Catherine asked for a birthday party that would bring all of her favorite animals together - Catherine's Butterfly Party is that wish fulfilled.
To carry on one little girl's legacy of providing a safe haven for animals, the Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation is raising funds to build the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary. The Sanctuary will be located in Newtown, Connecticut, and will provide rescue and adoptive services for dogs, cats, rabbits and other companion animals, farm animal refuge, and wildlife rescue and rehabilitation.
For more information on Catherine's Butterfly Party or to learn more about the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary, please visit their website at http://cvhfoundation.org or follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CatherineVioletHubbardAnimalSanctuary or Instagram: CVHANIMALSANCTUARY.
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SOURCE Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation, Inc.