A blessing of pets will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 6, at the Bell Town Pavilion at the Riverfront Park.
The Rev. Jared Witt of the First Presbyterian Church and Fr. Bob McElwee of Saint Martin’s Academy will officiate.
The event is free. The public is invited to bring their pets. Pets should be on leashes or in carriers.
The event is being sponsored by the Shirley Yeager Animal Friends Foundation which owns and operates the Fort Scott Scott Paws & Claws Animal Shelter.