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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 33 , 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
      UPCOMING EVENTS 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
      Message 33 of 33 , Jun 3
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        UPCOMING EVENTS      

         

        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 the left to add your name.  Please contact VSSJ at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341) for additional information, directions, or to volunteer.

         

        VSSJ BUSINESS MEETINGS

        Planning 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:  TBD. To RSVP or for more info, please contact thevssj@... or Janet at 856-596-3269.

                       

        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 TABLING - Moorestown Day

        Saturday June 6, 9am-3pm

        Moorestown, NJ 08057

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

         

        CJVG Annual Potluck Picnic

        Saturday June 13, 2pm

        Duke Island Park, Old York Rd, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

        "Jaycee Grove", at the far end of the park, past the band shell and public facilities.

        For each person in your party, bring a vegetarian potluck dish that serves 6-8, with an ingredient list.  Vegan is preferred but not required; vegetarian is required.  CJVG will provide beverages and grill items.  Bring a place setting (plate, fork, cup, etc.) for yourself to help us reduce our use of paper and plastic "throw-away" products.  Bring lawn chairs and games.  RSVP to CJVG by June 12:  908-281-6388.
        Rain date 6/28 (RSVP by 6/27).

         

        VSSJ TABLING - Burlington County Earth Fair

        Sunday June 14, 10:30am-4pm

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

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

         

        VSSJ POTLUCK PICNIC

        Saturday June 20, 1pm

        Long Bridge Park, Pavilion 3, Deacon Rd & Mt Holly Bypass (Rt 541), Hainesport, NJ 08036

        Join VSSJ for a family-friendly potluck picnic at this Burlington County park, which is woodsy, has several miles of nice hiking trails, and an adjacent playground.  Children can participate in a scavenger hunt, and there will be games for the adults.  We'll have a covered pavilion, so this event is rain or shine.

        Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines below.

        Members:  $1, $3 family; non-members:  $3, $8 family (to cover pavilion reservation fee).

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

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

         

        VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES

        Monday June 22, 6:30pm

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

        Subject: Fair Trade Food: Good for You, the Grower and the Globe

        Presenter: Donna Gottardi, Proprietor of My Fair Trade Lady.

        Summary: Learn about the Fair Trade Movement and the principles that guide it.  Find out why choosing fair trade chocolate, coffee, and tea is good for your health, the planet, and for those who grow these crops.

        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 - 32nd Annual Whitesbog Blueberry Festival

        Saturday June 27, 10am-4pm

        120 Whitesbog Rd, Browns Mills, NJ 08015

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

         

        VSSJ MEMBERS-ONLY POTLUCK

        Saturday July 18, Time TBD

        Lin's house, Waretown, NJ 08758

        Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines.

        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, Oasis Animal Sanctuary & Woodstock Farm Sanctuary.

        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 food samples will be provided! To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info:  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).  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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