lots of GREAT events coming
- come volunteer, donate/join membership==thanks Dixie for typing the calendar, it's on the internet nowshe had to suffer bad ATT internet connections, to bring out the latest eventswww.sfvs.orgthanks Tony M. for giving us a fabulous professional web site..Nancy for doing smiley warm vegan outreachSharon for being the magic voice the "hot line"Greg for being the productive/effective Volunteer Coordinator again for World Veg festivalJC for doing so much for World Veg Festival==
SAN FRANCISCO VEGETARIAN SOCIETY – Summer Calendar 2013
Celebrating its 45th Anniversary serving San Francisco Bay Area
And Organizer for 14th Annual WORLD VEG FESTIVAL, September 28 & 29, 2013
P.O. Box 2510 , San Francisco CA 94126-2510
Check website for updates and additional events: www.sfvs.org or call 415-273-5481.CELEBRATE 45th ANNIVERSARY * San Francisco Vegetarian Society www.sfvs.orgA fund-raiser to benefit SFVS & 14th Annual WORLD VEG FESTIVAL www.worldvegfestival.comat Miyoko’s Lovely Home, San Anselmo, Saturday, August 31, 3 to 6 p.m.
Entertainment & Silent Auction.
$55 per person, tax deductible. Limited space.
Send check by August 24 to: Joseph Cadiz, 73 Rondel Place , San Francisco CA 94103 .
Or pay online: http://sfvs-gourmet.eventbrite.com
Donations are welcome if you are unable to attend.
Address & directions will be sent with reservation confirmation. Call 415-273-5481 with any questions.
Entertainment by Turning Point JazzFeaturing Rob Schaaf on saxophone, Jim Jacobs on guitar, Elliot Jacobs on Bass & vocalist, Miyoko Schinner and Guest Artist, vegan song writer, Freddy ClarkeGourmet Vegan Creations from two great Chefs:
Miyoko Schinner, author of several cookbooks including Now & Zen Epicure and the all-new Artisan Vegan Cheese, is host of “Miyoko’s Kitchen” and co-host of “Vegan Mash-Up,” a successful public television show produced by Delicious TV that aired on PBS stations throughout U.S. this past year. www.miyoko.com.Lisa Books-Williams, winner of Best of Raw NYC 2010 & 1st Place Winner for Vegan Iron Chef SF 2013, has been teaching cooking and raw food classes in San Francisco & Bay Area for 8 years. She co-developed a Plant Based Diet Program for Kaiser Permanente and has been teaching there since 2012. She is a Certified Green Chef Instructor, founder of the Tri-Valley Vegetarian Society, and caterer for the evening World Veg Festival Dinners 2010 & 2011. Contact her at: Lisa@...Wednesday Night Vegan Dinners by Patricia Allen KootSponsored by Wellness Central and SFVS$15 includes dinner & programSeptember 4, 11, 18, 25, 6:00 p.m., followed by interesting programsOpera Plaza Community Room, 601 Van Ness, San Francisco . RSVP requested.Take the elevator to the first floor, and then security will key you down.RSVP: rsvp@... or 888-234-1361.KQED Telethon Volunteers Needed, Monday, September 9, 3:45 to 8:00 p.m.
2601 Mariposa Street , San FranciscoSFVS Members & Friends interested in volunteering, please contact Dixie Mahy at 415-885-2251 or dixiemahy@... We need at least five volunteers to get four on-air SFVS mentions on the radio.It’s lots of fun and you will be helping two causes: KQED & SFVS.Volunteer Orientation Party, Sunday, September 15, 3 to 6 p.m.Community Room, 630 Valencia , corner 17th Street , San FranciscoRSVP 415-273-5481. There will be Fun & Food for those who would like to volunteer at least 4 hours for Sep 28 & 29. Come to the orientation party, sign up for various positions, enjoy some good vegan food from Enjoy Vegan Restaurant, pick up WVF post cards & posters. You will get a free T-shirt for 4 volunteer hours (& a free evening vegan dinner at the WVF if you pledge 8 hours for the weekend). If you are already signed up, you can still come for the orientation, food, and camaraderie. You can also still sign up for positions by going online: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040B4DABA823A64-wwf2013 or by contacting our Volunteer Coordinator, Greg Rohrbach grohrbach@... or call 415-379-4567. We especially need help for our Children’s Corner Saturday and/or Sunday. Check our website for updates on the event itself: www.worldvegfestival.com or call 415-273-5481.Community Health Fair & Strategies for Detoxification, Friday, September 20, 7 to 10 p.m.Rudramandir Center for Spirituality & Healing, 830 Bancroft Way, BerkeleyFor tickets: http://livestrongdetox.eventbrite.com/Promotion Enter Code “SFVEG” for SFVS Members to receive $5 discount.Learn what it takes to have a healthy mind, body and spirit from Bay Area Health Experts, featuring a Special Lecture by Dr. Adiel Tel-Oren, International Health Educator & Board Certified MD, “Crucial Steps & Strategies for Detoxification to create and maintain a healthy body and long vibrant life.”Raw Dinner & Health Promoting Elixirs & Treats available Ala Carte prepared by Local Raw Vegan Vendors including Chef Lisa Books-Williams & Bethanne Wanamaker aka, Edible Godess. Cutting Edge Products & Free Samples by Local Businesses & Health Practitioners. Networking Cocktail Hour with likeminded community. Raffle with great prizes.Peace Day Rally, Saturday, September 21, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.United Nations Plaza , San FranciscoOrganized by City College of San Francisco commemorating UN International Day of Peace Declaration.Workshops & Speakers, Live Music, Free Food. SFVS will have an information table at this event.Volunteers should contact Nancy Loewen at njloewen@...
“Easy-Peasy Autumn Soups,” Tuesday, September 24, 6:30-8:30 p.m.By Meredith McCarty, Author and Nutrition EducatorRedwood High School, Room 120, 395 Doherty Drive , Larkspur$50 per class. SFVS members receive 10% discount.To register & receive discount, contact Meredith at Meredith@... or 415-272-5525.Menus & recipes are vegan and macrobiotic. Gluten-free options included.The 5-ingredient soups star in meals that can be prepared in 30 minutes: Heirloom Tomato Soup; butternut & Kabocha Squash Soup; Moroccan Red Lentil Soup; Spicy Yam & Coconut Soup. A show-and-tell of simple dishes to round out the meal plus a whole grain dish & greens will be served.Diet & Health Talk “Low Acid Eating” by Meredith McCarty,Thursday, September 26, 6:30-8:00 p.m.Sir Francis Drake High School, 1327 SFD Boulevard , Room 102, San Anselmo$25 per class. SFVS members receive 10% discount. Contact Meredith for more information.To register & receive discount, contact Meredith at Meredith@... or 415-272-5525.Low-acid eating is becoming known as the best way to ensure bone strength as we age. It also helps prevent and reverse disease by fostering a healthy blood quality. Receive a bibliography of the best and the latest books on the topic, and become familiar with supportive groups such as PCRM.14th Annual WORLD VEG FESTIVAL, Saturday & Sunday, September 28 & 29, 2013
14th Annual WORLD VEG FESTIVAL, Saturday/Sunday, September 28 & 29, 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
SFVS Members 1/2 price at gateSan Francisco County Fair Building , 9th Avenue at Lincoln Way , inside Golden Gate Park$10 entrance. $5 for SFVS Members with valid membership card. You may renew at the door.FREE for Children under 12, Seniors over 65, Students with ID. FREE for everyone to 10:30 a.m.www.worldvegfestival.com. or 415-273-5481 for more details.Sponsors: Varnashram Inc., Friends of Animals, In Defense of AnimalsOutstanding Speakers, Delicious Vegan Cuisine to sample or buy, Healthy Food Demos, Eco Fashion Show, Urban Gardening, Children’s Corner, and Live Entertainment,
Vegan Dinners $26 each night at 6:45 p.m.Cooked Dinner Saturday, September 28, catered by Chef Barry Horton, Local Love Catering,®Raw Dinner Sunday, September 29, catered by Chef Jillian Love, love@... followed byDr. Adiel Tel-Oren Talk: “Top Foods for Optimal Health, Longevity, & Detoxification”For Advance Reservations check our website: www.worldvegfestival.com
VEGAN DRINKS (Last Monday of the Month) Monday, September 30, 6 to 8 p.m.Martuni’s, 4 Valencia, corner of Market & Valencia Streets, San FranciscoCome for a great time to unwind from work, meet & greet other vegetarians/vegans, enjoy exotic alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks, and announce your favorite upcoming event on open mike at 7:45 p.m. In addition to the usual drinks, there will be special fruit mixed drinks with or without alcohol and vegan refreshments.FILM: “Speciesism “The Movie” Opera Plaza Cinema, Monday, September 30, 7 p.m.601 Van Ness Avenue, San FranciscoPrice: $12; SFVS Members Discount Price: $9 online with Discount Code: SFVSA new kind of documentary about factory farming and animal rights by Mark Devries. The movie features prominent activists who rank animal factories among the greatest evils in our history. Everyone should support this movie being shown in mainstream theaters in major cities.Walk for Farm Animals, Saturday, October 5, check in at 11 a.m., walk begins at 12 noonCo-sponsored by SFVS
Great Meadow at Fort Mason , San FranciscoTo register, visit: www.walkforfarmanimals.orgSpeakers include Gene Bauer, President & Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary, Joseph Connelly, publisher of VegNews, Josh Tetrick, CEO of Hampton Creek Foods and live music by Bay Area rockabilly band, The Blue Note Cats. Also, a Pre-Walk Yoga stretch and activities for kids. Dogs are welcome.contact sunny_outdoors@... if want to sponsor someone to do a walk... a know a few walkers that need your sponsorship
Green Papaya Vietnamese Cuisine (Mixed), 825 Mission St., SF CA 94103, 415-348-8883http://www.greenpapayadining.com/ 10% discount on menu.Pristine Health, Elisangela Young, Millbrae , CA 94030 , 415-913-0748http://pristinehealth.org/ e-mail: elisangela@... 20% discount on natural health/holistic nutrition consulting.NuNaturals, Inc. 2220 West 2nd Ave Ste #1 , Eugene , OR 97402 . 800-4372. www.nunaturals.comEnter discount Code BLG 1213 at website checkout page for 15% discount on all products ordered online only, effective until Dec. 31, 2013. This offer cannot be combined with other discounts. Free shipping to continental U.S. on all online orders exceeding $35 after discount applied.Edible Excursions (Mixed), 415-806-5970. SF & East Bay . http://www.edibleexcursions.net/ email:info@... 10% discount on public culinary walking tours. Enter discount code: SF_VegSoc at checkout when booking online at http://www.edibleexcursions.net/book_your_tour.php