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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 35 , 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 35 of 35 , Aug 29 7:11 AM
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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).


        VSSJ TABLING - Millville Vegstock

        Saturday September 12, 11am-5pm

        Millville NJ 08332.

        movingvegan.com

        Vegstock seeks to immerse participants in a positive and engaging educational experience to inspire vegan living and provide tools to thrive as healthy, active, connected vegans.

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


        VSSJ FREE FILM SERIES

        Thursday September 17, 6:30-8:30pm

        Camden County Library - M. Allan Vogelson Regional Branch, Meeting Room C

        203 Laurel Rd, Voorhees NJ 08043 | 856-772-6105

        Subject:  movie:  The Cove

        Presenter: Oxana Fedorova, Dolphin Project

        Summary: 2010 Academy Award Winner - Best Feature Documentary.

        Man is their biggest threat and their only hope ...

        Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.

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

        Vegetarian starter kits will be provided!

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


        VSSJ POTLUCK PICNIC

        Saturday September 19, 1 pm

        Historic Smithville Park, Eastampton, NJ 08060

        Pavilion 3, at the Smith's Woods area off East Railroad Ave

        Join VSSJ for a family-friendly potluck picnic at this Burlington County park, which is woodsy, has several miles of nice hiking trails, an adjacent playground, and historic buildings.  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).


        American Vegan Society Moonglow Gala

        Sunday September 27, 4-8pm

        Eastlyn Golf Course, 4049 Italia Ave, Vineland, NJ 08361

        Featuring Harvest Vegan Cuisine, Hors d'Oeuvres Social, Gourmet Buffet, Dancing, Silent Auction, Music by BluHipp and Dr. Lou Giunta

        Early Reservations between 8/1 and 9/9: Adult: $75, Student/Low Income: $50, Supporter: $100

        After September 9, phone for seating availability 856-694-2887.

        More information at http://americanvegan.org.

        AVS, 56 Dinshah Ln, PO Box 369, Malaga NJ 08328


        VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES

        No lecture this month - hope to see you on October 26!


        OCTOBER

        VSSJ TABLING - The Country Living Fair at Batsto Village

        Sunday October 18, 10am-4pm

        Batsto, NJ

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


        VSSJ TABLING - Boscov's Friends Helping Friends

        Tuesday October 20

        Voorhees, NJ 08043

        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 October 26, 6:30pm

        Collingswood Public Library

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

        Subject: "Fall Into Health"

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

        Summary: Current ideas on exercise, dietary, lifestyle, and postural themes will be presented clearly, answering questions like: "What is the exact amount of exercise you need to do to live a longer life?"; "What are some of the specific benefits of fermented foods?"; and "What are some of the recent findings concerning alcohol consumption?"

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

        Vegetarian starter kits 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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