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  • Carolyn
    VSSJ BUSINESS MEETING, Friday June 25, 7pm, (Dinner: 6:30pm-optional), Whole Foods Market, 940 Rt 73, Marlton NJ 08053, Store Phone: 856-797-1115. Anyone
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 5, 2010
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      VSSJ BUSINESS MEETING, Friday June 25, 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.

      SINGAPORE KOSHER VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT, Sunday, June 27, 4pm, 1006 Race St. (Chinatown), Philadelphia PA. Southeast Asian vegetarian food delivered from Buddhist, Hindu, and Muslim cooking. Strictly vegetarian including vegan. Brown rice available. Sign up through Paypal at www.vssj.com by 6/20 to reserve your space. $21 members, $25 non-members. Includes vegan buffet, gratuity, and tax. For more info: lorrainebal@... or 609-726-1040.

      POTLUCK* PICNIC AT COOPER RIVER, Sunday September, 26, 1pm, Armitage Pavillion,
      South Park Dr & Rt. 130, Pensauken NJ. (Parking lot is next to pavillion) $2, members, $4 non-members. For more info: lorrainebal@... 609-726-1040.

      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/

      VSSJ 25th ANNIVERSARY, March, 2011, Vegan Food. Entertainment, Speakers, and more. Details to follow. Volunteers needed! For more info: carolyngithens@... or 856-456-1279.
    • Carolyn
      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.
      Message 2 of 5 , 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
      • Carolyn
        VSSJ UPCOMING EVENTS VEGAN OPTIONS FOR HALLOWEEN POTLUCK* Saturday October 15, 6pm Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08054. Come trick
        Message 3 of 5 , Oct 12, 2011
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          VSSJ UPCOMING EVENTS

          VEGAN OPTIONS FOR HALLOWEEN POTLUCK*
          Saturday October 15, 6pm
          Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08054.
          Come trick or treat with us! We will be sampling various vegan candies.
          Costumes are optional.

          FARMER'S MARKET INFORMATIONAL TABLING
          Sunday, October 23, 9am-3pm
          Whole Foods Market, Rt 73, Marlton NJ 08054.
          Volunteers needed to help VSSJ at their information table.
          (Shifts 9am-1pm and 11am-3pm) A free meal & beverage will be
          provided to volunteers.

          ANNUAL THANKSGIVING POTLUCK* & BUCKET AUCTION
          Saturday November 12, 6pm
          Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08054.
          Bring your new or gently used items, and you will receive a ticket
          what you bring.

          HOLIDAY POTLUCK*, "BEST COOKIE" CONTEST & FOOD DRIVE
          Saturday December 10, 6pm
          Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08054.
          The Cookie Contest is optional. If you are participating, please bring
          2 dozen cookies and your recipe with you. We will also be collecting
          canned/dry goods for our holiday food drive.

          LINDA'S NEW YEAR'S EVE POTLUCK* PARTY
          Saturday December 31, 9pm
          Runnemede, NJ
          VSSJ member, Linda, is hosting our New Year's Eve Party.
          Please RSVP by contacting her at lindavholisticliving@...
          or 973-769-5828.

          MONTHLY VSSJ BUSINESS MEETINGS
          For more info, contact janet@...

          VSSJ POTLUCK GUIDELINES:
          Members: $2 single, $4 family; and Non-Members: $5 single; $10 family.
          Attendees should park in front of the building and enter at the steeple. For
          more info: janet@...
          Each individual in your party (with the exception of 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), along with the
          recipe or a list of ingredients. Please bring your own plate, cup, and utensils
          if possible
          (we will have extra place settings) to promote recycling.
          Beverages are provided.
          * Vegetarian = No Meat, Fish, or Gelatin.
          ** Vegan = No Meat, Fish, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin, or Honey.
        • Carolyn
          VSSJ UPCOMING EVENTS FARMER S MARKET INFORMATIONAL TABLING, Dates, Time TBD. Whole Foods Market, Rt. 73, Marlton NJ 08053. Volunteers needed to help at VSSJ s
          Message 4 of 5 , Aug 21, 2012
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            VSSJ UPCOMING EVENTS

            FARMER'S MARKET INFORMATIONAL TABLING, Dates, Time TBD. Whole Foods Market, Rt. 73, Marlton NJ 08053. Volunteers needed to help at VSSJ's information table. To volunteer, or for more info, contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

            FRANKLIN TWP. DAY FOOD BOOTH, Saturday September 8, 9am-Dusk, (Rain Date: Sept. 9), Mary F. Janvier School, Penna. Ave. & Rt. 538 (Coles Mill Rd.) Franklinville NJ 08322. Crafters, music, and fireworks. Vegetarian Neighbors/VSSJ will be selling vegan food as a fundraiser. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Please call Freya at 856-694-2887 if you can help.

            LONG BRIDGE PARK POTLUCK* PICNIC, Sunday September 16, 1pm, Pavilion 3, Deacon Rd., Mt. Holly Bypass (Rt 541), Hainesport NJ 08036. FREE for members; $2 non-member, $5 family (to cover pavilion rental fee). Please email your RSVP to VSSJ: veg@....

            OLDE MARLTON FALL FESTIVAL TABLING, Saturday October 6, 9am-4pm,
            Main St., Marlton NJ 08053. Distribute literature and free vegan samples. To volunteer, contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

            VOLUNTEER DAY at UNEXPECTED WILDLIFE REFUGE, Saturday October 13, 10am, (Raindate: Sunday, October 14), 660 Piney Hollow Rd., Newfield NJ 08344, http://unexpectedwildliferefuge.org Help maintain trails. Lunch will be provided. Please bring work gloves and wear sturdy shoes (that could very well get wet)and dress for ticks: light colored clothing, long pants tucked into socks and bug repellant. Everyone will meet on the Refuge property on Piney Hollow Rd. at the big white garage. (Please do not block access to the garage.) There will be balloons or a cone to alert people where to assemble. It is only about 3 minutes away. Then we will carpool back in a few cars to the actual work location. To volunteer, please contact Carol at 856-456-1279 or carolyngithens@....

            FALL POTLUCK* & BAKE SALE, Saturday October 20, 6:30pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt. 70, Marlton NJ 08053. Theme TBD. Bake sale proceeds will benefit Furrever Friends Rescue & Volunteers, Inc.(www.furreverfriends.org) Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. Attendees should park at the front of the building and enter at the steeple. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

            ANNUAL THANKSGIVING POTLUCK*, Sunday November 18, 2pm, preceded by
            a VSSJ Business Meeting (members welcome) at 12:30pm, Moorestown Community House, (www.thecommunityhouse.com) 16 E. Main St., Moorestown NJ 08057. Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

            POTLUCK* AND SOUP SALE FUNDRAISER, Saturday December 8, 6:30pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt. 70, Marlton NJ 08053. We will be making and selling soup to raise money for the Animal Welfare Association (www.awanj.org). Volunteers needed to cook soup in the afternoon. Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. Attendees should park at the front of the building and enter at the steeple. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

            NEW YEAR'S EVE POTLUCK*, Monday December 31, 9pm, Location TBD. No fee for this potluck. Bring in the New Year with VSSJ!


            *VSSJ POTLUCK GUIDELINES

            Each individual in your party (with the exception of 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), along with the recipe or a list of ingredients. Please bring your own plate, cup, and utensils if possible (we will have extra place settings) to promote recycling. Beverages are provided.
            *Vegetarian = No Meat, Fish, or Gelatin.
            **Vegan = No Meat, Fish, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin, or Honey.

            Fees (to cover the cost of rental halls) are the following unless otherwise noted: Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family.

            Please check your e-mail on the day of the event for the possibility of cancellation. If you're not on our Yahoo e-mail list, please visit www.vssj.com and click on the "Mailing List" link on the left to add your name.
          • carolyngithens
            FOR ALL VSSJ EVENTS: Everyone is welcome! VSSJ events are open to the public, except when noted as “members only”. Please check your email on the day of
            Message 5 of 5 , May 13, 2014
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              FOR ALL VSSJ EVENTS:

              Everyone is welcome! VSSJ events are open to the public, except when noted as “members only”. Please check your email on the day of the event for the possibility of cancellation. If you're not on our Yahoo email list, please click on the "Mailing List" link on our website (on the left side) to add your name.  Please contact VSSJ at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341) for additional information, directions, or to volunteer.

               

              VSSJ BUSINESS MEETINGS

              Discussion of future events, opportunities to get involved, and more. Tell us what you want to see from the group. Open to all members. 

              Next meeting:  Friday June 27, 6:30pm, Marlton, NJ.  To RSVP or for more info, please contact thevssj@... or Janet at 856-596-3269.

               

              VSSJ POTLUCK DINNER & RECIPE SWAP

              Saturday May 17, 6:30pm

              Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08053

              *Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines below.

              Bring your favorite recipe!

              VSSJ members: $2; $5 family; Non-members:  $5; $12 family (to cover hall rental).

              Attendees should park in the front of the building and enter at the steeple.

              VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for setup and cleanup.

              To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

               

              VSSJ/CJVG DINNER at KAYA'S KITCHEN

              Sunday June 1, 2pm

              1000 Main St, Belmar NJ 07719, kayaskitchenbelmar.com

              Join VSSJ and the Central Jersey Vegetarian Group (CJVG) for our annual spring trip to this shore favorite - an all-vegetarian restaurant with eclectic cuisine.

              Please RSVP by 5/29 to VSSJ: thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341), or to CJVG: 908-281-6388.

              *Please review restaurant guidelines below.

               

              VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES

              Thursday June 5, 6:30pm

              Margaret E. Heggan Public Library

              606 Delsea Dr, Sewell NJ 08080

              Subject: Spring into a Healthy Summer - Plant-Based Diet, Seasonal Exercises, Healthy Hydration, “Cool” Lifestyle Recommendations

              Presenter: Jim Ronga, DC, chiropractic health care practitioner at the Haddonfield Chiropractic Center in NJ, and adjunct professor at Peirce College in Philadelphia.

              This event is FREE and open to the public, so invite a friend!

              Sample healthy snacks and browse VSSJ literature table!

              Advance phone or online registration is required

              Please call 856-589-3334 or go to Events at hegganlibrary.org

              To volunteer or for more info, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

               

              VSSJ POTLUCK PICNIC

              Sunday June 8, 1 pm

              Historic Smithville Park, 803 Smithville Rd, Eastampton, NJ 08060

              Join VSSJ for a potluck picnic at this Burlington County park, which is woodsy and has several miles of nice hiking trails plus historic buildings.  We'll have a covered pavilion, so this event is rain or shine.

              *Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines below.

              VSSJ members: FREE; non-members:  $2, $5 family (to cover pavilion reservation fee).

              To RSVP or for more info, please email thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

               

              VSSJ TABLING - Burlington County Earth Fair

              Sunday June 22, 10:30am-4pm

              Historic Smithville Park, 803 Smithville Rd, Eastampton, NJ 08060

              VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for setup of VSSJ's table, distributing literature, and cleanup.  Please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

               

              *For all VSSJ potlucks:

              Each individual in your party (with the exception of 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), along with the recipe or a list of ingredients.  Because of past issues with people not having enough to eat, please bring at least as much as your family is going to eat.  VSSJ provides beverages, so please provide a food contribution.  To promote recycling, VSSJ encourages you to bring your own plate, cup, and utensils if possible (we will have extra place settings).  Due to safety issues, children under 12 must be under parental supervision at all times.  Please make sure to check in at the door when you arrive.

              Vegetarian = No Meat, Fish, or Gelatin.

              Vegan = No Meat, Fish, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin, or Honey.

              Not sure what to bring?  Easy options include:  garden salad, fruit salad, hummus with chips or crudités.  For a list of recipe sites, visit http://recipes.njveg.com.  Write us at thevssj@... for more suggestions.

               

              *For all VSSJ retaurant trips:

              Reservations must be placed with VSSJ, at least 24 hours before the event.  Out of fairness to the restaurant, cancellations are requested at least 24 hours in advance.  Please plan to pay in cash. When we dine at non-vegetarian restaurants, only vegetarian dishes may be ordered. 


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