Saturday, Aug. 2, 7:30-9:30 a.m.,The Café, 712 Brent St., will host the first Bark Brunch, described as “a fun event for food and pet lovers.” The first 25 dogs to accompany their owners will get a special doggie bag with a Max doggie bandana and other goodies, put together by co-sponsors radio station 102.3 The Max and The Flea Off Market.

Other sponsors of the brunch event are Southern Indiana Animal Rescue, Duffy’s Dog Training Center and Bluegrass Kennels. The event will take place on the patio of the Café. Sensing the pent-up demand for such a dog-friendly event, The Café suggests that reservations are advised.  Call 589-9191.