GAB: Kitten adoption event is Friday

DULUTH -- The Duluth Historical Society is hosting a kitten adoption event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday at the Strickland House Museum, 2956 Buford Hwy., Duluth.

The event will feature face painting, refreshments and information about pet care. The historical society will also share some old-fashioned children's games as well as a story time.

Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children. All adoptions fees will be half price.

For more information, visit www.duluthhistorical.org, or call 770 232-7584.

Braves invite fans to blood drive July 23

ATLANTA -- The American Red Cross is gearing up for its largest blood drive in the state. The fourth annual Atlanta Braves All American Blood Drive is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 23 at Turner Field.

In 2011, the organization collected 540 pints of blood at the event. The goal this year is 700.

All presenting blood donors will receive a pair of tickets to watch the Braves take on the Houston Astros on Aug. 5; a buy-one-get-one ticket offer to select Braves games; a chance to win one of two iPad 3s; a free stadium seat cushion; and a chance to win a Braves family four pack, which includes four game tickets and a batting practice field visit.

Free parking will be available in the green lot at Turner Field the day of the blood drive.

For more information or to schedule an appointment to donate, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code, 'braves.'

Georgia SPCA hosts vaccination clinic

SUWANEE -- The Georgia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Animals is having a low-cost vaccination clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Services include canine and feline rabies shots, $10; canine and feline distemper/parvo shots, $10; canine bordetella shots, $10; canine heartworm test, $25; microchip, $25; combo test, $25; nail clipping, $10; deworming, $5; and flea treatment, $5.

The Georgia SPCA is located at 1175 Buford Highway, suite 109, Suwanee.

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