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  • Carolyn
    VSSJ UPCOMING EVENTS: HERE COMES SUMMER ICE CREAM SOCIAL POTLUCK*, DEMO & VEGAN BAKE SALE (benefiting The Cow Sanctuary), Saturday May 21, 6pm, Prince of
    Message 1 of 34 , May 8, 2011
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      VSSJ UPCOMING EVENTS:

      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). Donations of baked goods are welcome! 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 vegan** dish to share that will feed at least 6 people.

      VSSJ 25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION and Food Festival, Sunday, September 18, 2pm-7pm, Collingswood Community Center, 30 Collings Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108
      (convenient access to Patco train station). Please join us for the festivities that include:
      Delicious samplings of Vegan Food, Speakers, Cooking Demonstration, Live Music, Silent Auction, Vendors, 50/50, Giveways, Book Sale, Mingling, and More! Keynote Speaker: Michael Greger, MD, Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture, Humane Society of the United States. Physician, author, and internationally-recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. In an engaging interactive quiz show format, he will offer practical advice on how best to feed ourselves and our families to prevent, treat, and reverse chronic disease. www.drgreger.org. Nick Cooney, Director, Humane League of Philadelphia. Author, Change of Heart: What Psychology Can Teach Us About Spreading Social Change. www.thehumaneleague.com. Cherron Perry-Thomas, Co-founder of Dandelion Bunch, an education and outreach group promoting plant-based diets. Speaker, advocate, and educator on food preparation. www.dandelionbunch.com. Scoville Blues, a high-energy blues/classic rock band from the tri-state area that has opened for Dave Mason, Walter Trout, and Chris Cain - to name a few. Band members: Jay Pinkus (lead guitar & vocals), Dave Piersig (lead vocals & percussion), Ken Githens (bass guitar), Jim Bowman (drums & percussion), Dave Badgley (harp, sax, & vocals). scovilleblues.com (follow on youtube, facebook, and myspace). Seating is limited. Register here by May 31st for a special early-bird price: $25 for members, $30 for non-members ($10 off)! After May 31, $35 for members, $40 for non-members. Volunteer, advertise in our Event Program or become a Sponsor. For more info: vssj25th@..., 877-999-8775. Donate to VSSJ's 25th Anniversary Fund (via Paypal at www.vssj.com). Donations are tax deductible!

      *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:

      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.

      CJVG ANNUAL POTLUCK PICNIC, Saturday July 23, 2pm [Rain date 7/30], Colonial Park (Knob Hill, Parking Lot C), Franklin Township (Somerset). For each person in your party, bring a dish that serves at least 6 people, with an ingredient list and your place setting (plate, fork, cup, etc.). Vegan is preferred. CJVG provides beverages, burgers and franks. Bring lawn chairs and outdoor games. For more info, contact the Central Jersey Vegetarian Group (CJVG): 908-281-6388.
    • Vegetarian-Society-of-South-Jersey-owner@yahoogroups.com
      VSSJ TABLING - Whole Foods Farmer’s Market, Fridays, 10:30am-3pm Whole Foods Market, Rt 73, Marlton NJ 08053 If you re interested in joining VSSJ s
      Message 34 of 34 , Jul 2
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        VSSJ TABLING - Whole Foods Farmer’s Market, Fridays, 10:30am-3pm

        Whole Foods Market, Rt 73, Marlton NJ 08053

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

         

        Dr. Will Tuttle Seminar and Book Signing, Sunday, July 12, 5-8pm

        Montclair State Universtiy, 1st floor of University Hall, 1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043

        Dr. Will Tuttle is an award-winning writer (author of The World Peace Diet, an international best-seller), educator, pianist, and composer, www.willtuttle.com.

        Light vegan snacks will be provided. $12 per person - cash at the door (to cover room rental and donation for Dr. Tuttle) RSVP to: http://drwilltuttle.rsvpify.com. Presented by the Barnyard Sanctuary, barnyardsanctuary.org.

         

        VSSJ MEMBERS-ONLY POTLUCK, Saturday July 18, 3pm

        Lin's house, Waretown, NJ 08758

        Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines below. VSSJ members only. No fee for this potluck. The host is respectfully requesting that children not be included in this event. Space is limited, so please RSVP by Saturday July 11 to thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341). After July 11, call 609-848-VEG1 (8341) to see if space is available.

         

        VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES, Monday July 27, 6:30pm

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

        Subject: "Finding Sanctuary"

        Presenter: Melissa DeAntonio, DPT, CHHC (Holistic Health Counseling), Your Life Nourished (facebook)

        Summary: The transformative effect sanctuaries have on animals & humans alike. Melissa will be speaking about animal rescue & highlighting her personal experiences with both the Oasis Animal Sanctuary & Woodstock Farm Sanctuary.

        This event is FREE and open to the public, so invite a friend! Vegetarian starter kits and a vegan snack will be provided! To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info:  thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

                   

        VSSJ DISPLAY - Evesham Library,  Month of August

        984 Tuckerton Rd, Marlton, NJ, 856-983-1444

        For the entire month, VSSJ will have a display at the Evesham Library.

         

        VSSJ TABLING - Whole Foods Farmer’s Market, Fridays, 10:30am-3pm

        Whole Foods Market, Rt 73, Marlton NJ 08053

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

         

        VSSJ DINNER at JB MASTER GRILL, Thursday August 13, 6pm

        13 Jackson Rd, Medford NJ 08055, http://jbmastergrill.com

        Join VSSJ for a restaurant trip to this restaurant with a separate vegan menu, including a gluten-free option. Please review the VSSJ restaurant trip guidelines below. RSVP (required) by 8/11: thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

         

        VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES, Monday August 24, 6:30pm

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

        Subject:  "Doing Our Part To Help Animals & People"

        Presenter: Kevin Storm

        Summary: We all have talents or skill we can use to help animals. Learn ways to do your part.

        This event is FREE and open to the public, so invite a friend! Vegetarian starter kits and a vegan snack will be provided! To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info: thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

         

        VSSJ MEMBERS-ONLY POTLUCK, Saturday August 29, 4pm

        Marc & Judi's house, Marlton, NJ 08053

        Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines below. VSSJ members only. No fee for this potluck. The hosts are respectfully requesting that children not be included in this event. Please bring a place setting. Space is limited, so please RSVP by TBD to thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341). After TBD, call 609-848-VEG1 (8341) to see if space is available.

         

        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).  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.

         

        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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