"Oktoberfest for Pets," featuring games, entertainment, and an animal costume contest, will be held noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Lehighton Community Grove.

Admission is free.

The Pennsylvania Villagers polka band will play from 1-4 p.m.

A pet costume contest will be staged at 2 p.m. It's free and open to the public.

Thomas Zimmerman IV, coordinator, said there will be animals for adoption from many area rescues. There also will be spay and neuter information.

Zimmerman said the rescue organizations participating are:

Ÿ North American Daschund Rescue

Ÿ Friends Of Pep

Ÿ Waggin Tails

Ÿ Safe Haven

Ÿ Julies HUGS

Ÿ Cats Peek

ŸHazleton Animal Shelter

Ÿ H.O.P.E. Hounds of Prison Education

Ÿ Tri-State Basset Rescue

Ÿ Pocono Greyhound Adoption.