Yappy Hour with the Pugs; $10 donation benefits PugHearts of Houston and includes a drink ticket, Sunday May 20, 5 to 8pm. Mix and mingle on the porch with other pug owners and fans, while raising much needed funds for rescue, foster and adoption efforts.  Specially priced ($5) bites from Vida Tex-Mex including chicken quesadillas, chicken flautas, pulled pork tacos and queso.

PugHearts of Houston (www.pughearts.com) is a non-profit rescue dedicated to giving unwanted and neglected Pugs a second chance.  Staffed by a network of local volunteers, PugHearts of Houston fosters dogs in private homes until a permanent and loving placement can be found.

Trey Melcher, co-owner of The Railyard and Vida Tex-Mex (www.vidatexmex.com), and his family have a long history of canine philanthropic efforts in Houston.