Catastrophic brushfires in Australia have taken a devastating toll on the wildlife there. While it’s impossible to know exact numbers, ecologists at Sydney University have estimated that more than 1 billion animals in Australia have been affected by the fires. How can you help? It’s easy — come out and lend your support at Austin for Aussie Animals this Saturday at Central Machine Works Beer Hall. The fundraiser benefits WIRES (Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service, Inc.) and the event is family-friendly. Enjoy a petting zoo and listen to music by Girlfriend ATX. Furry friends can join in the fun with roaming photos by Zilker Bark and dog tarot readings. There will be drink specials and a raffle for the adults. Help Australia save the animals!
When: Saturday, February 1; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Central Machine Works Beer Hall, 4824 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Cost: Free to get in
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