PINTS FOR PAWS
WHERE: Ike & Oak Brewing, 6315 Main St., Woodridge
WHEN: 4 to 6 p.m. March 8
COST AND INFO: $75; required tickets at bit.ly/WSHSPintsForPaws; wshs-dg.org, 630-960-9600; www.ikeandoakbrewing.com
ABOUT: Pints for Paws is a craft beer tasting to raise funds for the cats and dogs helped by the West Suburban Humane Society of Downers Grove, which is partnering in the event with Ike & Oak Brewing Company. A ticket includes the brewpub's brews, pizza buffet and the chance to win giveaways. Each guest will receive six, 4-ounce tastings plus a full-size glass of one selection. The no-kill animal shelter is dedicated to finding permanent and compatible homes for over 600 homeless domestic cats and dogs every year. It serves the counties of Cook, DuPage, Will, Kane, Kendall, Lake and McHenry.