Upcoming Events




Past Events

Chatham Crafts Fair
Blinn Pulver House, Route 66 Across from old Price Chopper Plaza, Chatham
Saturday Sept 27 (9 am to 3 pm)     

Stop in to see the CGHS sale Tent, we bring different items to every event. Raffle tickets will be on sale for our 'Dream Get-A-Way to Costa Rica! The adoption board will be there with pictures of current animals looking for their 'Forever Home'.


18th Annual Autumn in Austerlitz
Old Austerlitz Village, 11550 State Route 22, Austerlitz
Sunday Oct 12 (11 am to 4 pm)  Rain or shine   

Featuring volunteers clothed in early 1830's costumes, live music, homemade food, kids activities, silent auction, quilt raffle, soup kitchen. sheep shearing, border collies, cider press, early American crafts and much more. The CGHS tent will be featuring only hand made crafts including hat and scarf sets, paintings by Earl of Hudson, wooden clothes racks, folk art items, homemade horse treats and Christmas decorations. 


Athens Village Fire House Garage Sale
39 Third Street, Athens, NY 12015
Saturday Aug 23     

Athens will be having a Village wide garage sale. The Athens Fire House will be hosting a chicken BBQ and ice cream sale from 11am to 4pm. The BBQ is $11 for either eat-in or take out. There will be various vendors set up at the Fire House including CGHS. We will have a sale tent set up with some great treasures. Hope to see you there.


2014 Summer Paw Picnic
111 Humane Society Road, Hudson NY 12534
Saturday Aug 2     

CGHS/SPCA will hold its tenth annual Summer Paw Picnic at the new state-of-the-art facility located at 111 Humane Society Road, next to the original shelter in Claverack, NY. The day will include a catered traditional picnic, a silent auction, a live arts auction, raffles, a wildlife demonstration, non-stop music by King of the Forest, and activities for children.

“Since the picnic’s inception, thousands of people have helped raise over $250,000, and we deeply appreciate the support from our community,” said Humane Society President Ron Perez Jr. Tickets are $50 for adults, $5 for children under 12. To purchase tickets to the Summer Paw Picnic, please contact CGHS/SPCA at (518) 828-6044.



Saturday July 12     10am to 4 pm
Main Street, Chatham, NY

Join us for Summerfest! Main Street will be closed for this event. Many not-for-profits groups, food vendors and merchants will be sharing the sidewalk with merchandise, gifts, food and fun. Music will be provided all day, the Crandall Theater will be open for free movies and the Ghent Playhouse will be performing skits. There will be face painting and a Children's Parade down Main Street at noon. A Basketball Tournament will take place on Park Row. There will be Horse and Wagon rides available. Come for a great day of shopping, food, activities and fun!

CGHS will be set up by the Crandall Theater. We just received new wood crafts ( quilt rack, hampers, shelves, etc). Stop by and say hello.


*** Free Cat and Dog Adoption Day ***

On Saturday, November 2, the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA will be hosting a free cat and dog adoption day. CGHS/SPCA is filled with cats, kittens and dogs that are in need of good, permanent homes. All pets are spayed or neutered and vaccinated. Each receives a collar and is health tested. All dogs and adult cat adoptions include a 24PetWatch free microchip and 30 days free Pet Insurance…and all of this free to approved homes.

Bill Williams from Oldies 93.5 and 98.5 FM The Cat will be on hand from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., for giveaways and the famous prize wheel. There will be free hotdogs, and the staff will be ready and waiting to help you choose your new pet. To find out how you can take your new pet home on the same day, please call (518) 828-6044. CGHS/SPCA is located at 125 Humane Society Road in Claverack.

© Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA 2013