GARDINER — Gardiner Main Street will host the fourth annual Barks in the Park event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Waterfront Park.

There will be rescue groups, vendors, and agility trainers, and activities will include contests, dancing, demonstrations and education about animal health and welfare. There will also be a dog walk through the downtown.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Jennifer Merrill at 370-9141 or email [email protected]