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202VSSJ UPCOMING EVENTS

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  • Carolyn
    Jun 27, 2010
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      VEGAN POTLUCK*/TALK, Sunday July 4, (rain or shine) 1pm (Potluck), 2:30pm (Talk) Oak Point Picnic Area, Turkey Swamp Park, 200 Georgia Rd, Freehold NJ 07728. Animal rights activist, environmentalist,​​ & author Anthony Marr will be the speaker at this event. Directions/park map: http://www.monmouth countyparks.com/Page.aspx?ID=2540. This is a covered group picnic area. Park includes hiking trails, playgrounds and boat rentals at the lake. Children are welcome! RSVP to: Doris at VeganD@.... Reservations are appreciated, but not required.

      INTERDEPENDENCE DAY BLOCK PARTY, Sunday, July 4, Noon-7pm, (Live music with Saint Mad from 1-3pm), Fernon St between 2nd & Moyamensing in South Philly. Join Public Eye: Artists for Animals, Peace Advocacy Network, Vegan Drinks Philly and The Vegan Bus for a 4th of July block party! The Vegan Bus is a group of activists, artists, & speakers traveling on a full-sized school bus running on waste vegetable oil. The Bus uses art, performance, and media to raise awareness of the connections between dietary choice, personal health, cultural ethics, and globally sustainable ecology. Live music, hula hoops, face painting, arts & crafts, games for adults and children, and free vegan food samples. Bring a picnic lunch, beverages, and lawn chairs for your family. Friendly pets welcome. There is a park at the end of the block. For info: www.publiceyephilly.org. Contact: lisa@..., 215-620-2130 or ed@....

      LINDA'S VEGAN POTLUCK* DINNER PARTY, Sunday July 25, 4pm. The jacuzzi will be open, but please bring a towel. Linda is respectfully requesting that children not be included in this event. Please RSVP by Friday July 23 to lindavholisticliving@....

      VSSJ BUSINESS MEETING, Friday July 30, 7pm, (Dinner: 6:30pm-optional), Whole Foods Market, 940 Rt 73, Marlton NJ 08053. Store Phone: 856-797-1115. Anyone interested in becoming involved with our group is welcome to attend. In addition to other matters, we will be planning the VSSJ 25th Anniversary Celebration. For more info: carolyngithens@... or 856-456-1279.

      VEGAN SPIRITUALITY RETREAT, Saturday, August 14, 11am-3pm, Saunders Woods, 1020 Waverly Rd, Gladwyne, PA 19035. Public Eye: Artists for Animals and Vegvine.com present this retreat. Discuss veganism as a spiritual practice and meet others who consciously choose a lifestyle based on compassion for all beings. Panel discussions, guided meditations, vegan lunch prepared by professional chefs, and a nature walk along the creek. Free transportation from the nearest train station and childcare will be provided. Cost: $30 adults (some scholarships available), $20 adult students/seniors, $15 youth (12-17), $10 children (6-11), free for children under 6. To register: contact Lisa Levinson, lisa@..., 215-620-2130.

      LONG BRIDGE PARK POTLUCK* PICNIC, Saturday August 21, 1pm, Pavilion 1, Deacon Rd, Mt Holly Bypass (Rt 541), Hainesport, NJ 08036. Free for members, $2 for non-members. RSVP: lorrainebal@.... Maps & directions at: http://co.burlington.nj.us/pages/pages.aspx?cid=589.

      POTLUCK* PICNIC AT COOPER RIVER PARK, Sunday September, 26, 1pm, Armitage Pavilion, South Park Dr and Rt. 130, Pennsauken NJ. (Parking lot is next to pavilion) $2 members, $4 non-members. RSVP to lorrainebal@....

      ACCC FALL EQUINOX GOURMET DINNER, Monday September, 27, 6pm, Atlantic Cape Community College, Academy of Culinary Arts on-campus gourmet restaurant Careme's (Building M), 5100 Black Horse Pk/Rt 322, Mays Landing NJ 08330. More details and menu to follow. Reservations must be made in advance by Monday September 13 with American Vegan Society (AVS), PO Box 369, Malaga NJ 08328. Ph: 856-694-2887, Fax: 856-694-2288. http://www.atlantic.edu/

      PRE-HALLOWEEN VEGAN POTLUCK* JAM, Saturday October 2, 7pm, 4300 Willis Ave, Pennsauken NJ 08109. Dress like a rock star or as you wish. Not into costumes? Stretch out of character with a funky hat or accessory. Instruments are welcome. For more info: ljmel@....

      VSSJ 25th ANNIVERSARY, March, 2011, Vegan Food, Entertainment, Speakers, and more. Details to follow. Volunteers needed! For more info: carolyngithens@... or 856-456-1279.



      *Potluck Guidelines:
      • Each individual in your party (except children under 12) brings a vegetarian** dish to share that will feed at least 6 people (vegan*** dishes preferred so that all types of vegetarians may enjoy the food); recipe or list of ingredients; and your own plate, cup, and utensils (if possible - we will have extra)
      • Contact Myrna at 1-877-www-vssj for additional info, directions, or to volunteer.
      • Check your e-mail on day of event for possibility of cancellation.
      • If you're not on our Yahoo e-mail list, please visit www.vssj.com to add your name.
      **Vegetarian = no meat, fish, or gelatin
      ***Vegan = no meat, fish, dairy, eggs, gelatin, or honey
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