Looking for something to do this Saturday? Head over to Beacon’s Main Street and join the Dutchess County SPCA & Beacon Barkery for their 4th Annual Beacon Barks Parade!

The Dutchess County SPCA, The Beacon Barkery and the City of Beacon invite all dog lovers to “Beacon Barks!” on Saturday April 24, 2010 from 11am-3pm on lower Main Street Beacon. Parade line up is at 11:00am in Peace Park at Bank Square. Everyone is invited to march with us. There will be trophies for “Best Canine Group”, “Best Canine Marcher” and ” Best Canine Spirit.” Put on your dog’s finest and support the homeless dogs of the Hudson Valley. Dogs will be welcome in many shops that day and welcome at many restaurants. Just look for the special “Beacon Barks! Welcome Here” signs in the windows. The Dutchess County SPCA will be selling Beacon Barks! Bucks coupon booklets and the proceeds will benefit the animals in the Dutchess County shelter. The booklet will have special offers or special price coupons for use at many Main Street stores and restaurants. Beacon Barks! Bucks will be available for sale in advance at The Beacon Barkery and on the day of event. There will be demonstrations and performances throughout the event. All funds raised will benefit homeless dogs. For further information please call the Dutchess County SPCA at 454-5345 ext 100 or the Beacon Barkery at 845-440-7652 or or