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  • Carolyn
    VSSJ UPCOMING EVENTS: ANNUAL SPRING POTLUCK*, RECYCLE SWAP PARTY, & VEGAN BAKE SALE Saturday April 16, 6pm Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70,
    Message 1 of 31 , Apr 10 7:43 PM
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      VSSJ UPCOMING EVENTS:

      ANNUAL SPRING POTLUCK*, RECYCLE SWAP PARTY, & VEGAN BAKE SALE
      Saturday April 16, 6pm
      Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08054.
      Celebrate Earth Day by bringing your gently used items to swap.
      We will also be holding a vegan bake sale with all proceeds going to EarthSave.
      Please bring a main dish to the potluck.
      If you would like to donate to the bake sale, please bring something for that as well.
      Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family.
      Attendees should park in the front of the building and enter at the steeple.
      For more info: janet@...

      HERE COMES SUMMER "ICE CREAM" SOCIAL POTLUCK*, DEMO,
      & VEGAN BAKE SALE (benefiting The Cow Sanctuary)
      Saturday May 21, 6pm
      Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08054.
      Presentation about benefits of a dairy-free lifestyle.
      Enjoy samples of frozen desserts with toppings.
      We will be holding a vegan bake sale with all proceeds going to Helga's Cow Sanctuary, Shiloh, NJ (thecowsanctuary.org). Helga Tacreiter will be speaking about the sanctuary.
      Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family.
      Attendees should park in the front of the building and enter at the steeple.
      For more info: janet@...

      STEVE'S VEGAN** POTLUCK
      Saturday June 11, 6pm
      693 5th St, Atco NJ
      RSVP required: 856-767-8807
      The host is respectfully requesting that children not be included in this event.
      Please bring a vegetarian* dish to share that will feed at least 6 people.


      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. 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.
      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 click on the "Mailing List" link on the left to add your name.
      Contact Myrna at 1-877-WWW-VSSJ (877-999-8775) for additional information, directions, or to volunteer.



      VEGGIE EVENTS SPONSORED BY OTHER GROUPS:

      FULL MOON DINNER BUFFET
      Tuesday May 3, 6:30 pm
      5:45pm optional Tour of Kitchens and Greenhouse (at no cost)
      Carême's Gourmet Restaurant at the Academy of Culinary Arts Atlantic Cape
      Community College.
      Find Carême's by the on-campus bus stop, Bldg M, Atlantic Cape Community College
      5100 Black Horse Pike (Rt. 322), Mays Landing NJ 08330.
      Treat Mom to an exquisite evening. Prepared and served by culinary students.
      Reservations due by April 25.
      Adult: $26
      Students/Low Income: $16
      Supporter: $50
      Prices listed include gratuities
      Make reservations with American Vegan Society.
      Pay with cash, check, or credit card by mail, phone, or fax.
      AVS, PO Box 369, Malaga NJ 08328
      Phone: 856-694-2887, Fax: 856-694-2288
      Menus will be posted at http://www.americanvegan.org.

      KAYA'S KITCHEN DINNER
      Saturday May 14, 5pm
      1000 Main St, Belmar NJ (732-280-1141).
      Eclectic cuisine.
      RSVP to Central Jersey Vegetarian Group (CJVG): 908-281-6388.

      AMERICAN VEGAN SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING GARDEN PARTY
      Sunday May 29, 12:00 Noon
      AVS HQ, 56 Dinshah Ln, Malaga NJ 08328.
      Ph: 856-694-2887, Fax: 856-694-2288.
      Speakers: Amie Hamlin, Executive Director of New York Coalition for Healthy School Food will speak on "Healthy School Foods: Success Stories from New York State" (http://www.healthylunches.org) and Jay Mankita, singer-songwriter, will perform, including songs from his CD "Eat Like A Rainbow" (http://www.jaymankita.com).
      Acoustic guitar music will be provided by Reid Alburger. Details TBA.
      Watch http://www.americanvegan.org.
      For more info contact Freya at Ph: 856-694-2887, Fax: 856-694-2288.
    • carolyngithens
      VSSJ TABLING - Collingswood Green Festival Saturday April 18, 9am-2pm Irvin Ave, Collingswood NJ 08108 Free admission.
      Message 31 of 31 , Apr 16 8:59 PM
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        VSSJ TABLING - Collingswood Green Festival

        Saturday April 18, 9am-2pm

        Irvin Ave, Collingswood NJ 08108

        Free admission. http://collingswood.com/arts/greenfestival

        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        VSSJ POTLUCK DINNER and VEGAN BAKE SALE

        Saturday April 18, 6:30pm

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

        VSSJ is participating in the Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale, proceeds to benefit The Oasis Animal Sanctuary in Williamstown, NJ. All are welcome for the bake sale at 7:30pm!

        Contributions for the bake sale are welcome! Please note that a bake sale contribution is in addition to your potluck contribution.

        Please bring a non-dessert contribution for this potluck.

        Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines below.

        VSSJ members: $3; $8 family; Non-members: $6; $15 family (to cover hall rental).

        Be green: get $1 off ($3 family) if you bring reusable place settings!

        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: thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        Earth Celebration Dinner - hosted by the American Vegan Society

        Monday April 20 & Tuesday April 21, 6:30pm

        The American Vegan Society (AVS) will host this dinner at Carême’s, Academy of Culinary Arts, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike (Rt. 322), Mays Landing NJ 08330, http://www.atlantic.edu   (Carême's is by the on-campus bus stop, in Bldg M.)

        Under the direction of their chef educator, culinary students will prepare and serve a gourmet buffet. Arrive at 5:30 to view book table.  Kitchens Tour: 5:45. Dining room opens at 6:30 pm.  Dinner Music TBA.

        Adult: $34, Student/Low Income: $24, Supporter: $50.  Reserve by April 10. 

        Prices include a gratuity to assist students with their ACCC culinary education. AVS welcomes donations for its educational programs, including books for culinary students of the evening.  AVS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Donations are tax-deductible.

        American Vegan Society, PO Box 369, Malaga NJ 08328, Phone: 856-694-2887, Fax 856-694-2288, http://americanvegan.org 


        VSSJ TABLING - Rowan College at Gloucester County

        Tuesday April 21, 10am-2pm

        1400 Tanyard Rd, Sewell NJ 08080

        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        VSSJ TABLING - Amtrak Earth Fair Day

        Wednesday April 22, 9am-2pm

        30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA

        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        VSSJ TABLING - Cherry Hill Earth Festival

        Saturday April 25, 10am-2pm (rain or shine)

        Croft Farm, 100 Bortons Mill Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

        The Cherry Hill Earth Festival is a family and earth-friendly event designed to educate, inspire and promote sustainable, healthy living.  Presented by Sustainable Cherry Hill (501c3). Supported by Cherry Hill Township and Cherry Hill Public Schools. Free admission. http://www.sustainablecherryhill.org/get-involved/earth-day-festival

        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES

        Monday April 27, 6:30pm

        Collingswood Public Library

        771 Haddon Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108, 856-858-0649 http://collingswoodlib.org

        Subject: The Whys Behind Vegetarianism

        Presenter: Rachel Atcheson, Philadelphia Director, The Humane League

        Summary: Why did our food system shift so dramatically over the past 60 years? What does industrialized agriculture look like?  What is the impact of our food system on animals and the environment? How about on human health and nutrition? And how are consumers, businesses, and legislators responding?

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

        Vegetarian starter kits and food samples will be provided!

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


        VSSJ TABLING - Camden County College Spring Fling

        Wednesday April 29, 11am-2pm

        Wilson Courtyard, College Dr, Blackwood, NJ 08012

        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        VSSJ MEMBER DRIVE and APPRECIATION DINNER

        An Evening of Great Food, Music, and Fun!

        Saturday, May 16, Doors open at 5:30pm, dinner served promptly at 6pm

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

        Let us cook this time!  VSSJ will provide a cooked-on-site 4-course dinner.

        In addition, we will have a volunteer workday focusing on a member drive.

        In order to gauge how much food we need to make, pre-payment is required. Register by Sunday May 10.

        In appreciation of our members: only $10; Non-members: $18

        (After May 1, members: $12; non-members: $20)

        Alternate payment: send a check to: VSSJ, PO Box 51, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054

        Checks must be received by Friday May 8.  Please include your lasagne choice: vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free vegan.

        Please register here.

        Menu: Soup, Salad, Bread, Lasagne, Mini Sundae, and Beverage

        The food will be GMO-free and mostly organic!  Vegan and gluten-free available.

        Music: TBD.

        VOLUNTEERS NEEDED starting at 2pm to cook, setup, help with the member drive, and cleanup.  To volunteer, or for more info:  thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        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.  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).  Be green:  get $1 off ($3 family) if you bring reusable place settings!  Due to safety issues, children under 12 must be under parental supervision at all times.  Please make sure to check in 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.




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