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  • Carolyn
    VSSJ has monthly potlucks with a topical presentation, such as a movie, guest speaker, or cooking demonstration! See below for details. Monthly VSSJ BUSINESS
    Message 1 of 32 , Jan 14, 2012
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      VSSJ has monthly potlucks with a topical presentation, such as a movie, guest speaker, or cooking demonstration! See below for details.

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

      ANNUAL VEGETARIAN NEIGHBORS/VSSJ CHILDREN'S POTLUCK PARTY
      Sunday January 15, 4pm-6:15pm
      Newfield Terrace Community Center, 126 New Jersey Ave, Newfield NJ 08344
      Hall Phone: 856-694-0548
      Please use mapquest.com for accurate directions.
      We will have a craft table, and games and children's dances. We may even have some balloon fun. We ask everyone attending to help provide the food for a meal with foods that children will like. We plan to have a sing-a-long after the meal, especially for the adults. They enjoyed it last time. Donation requested. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Lois at 856-694-3025 or loismdinshah@....
      Suggested Donation: Adult $2, Child $1, and Family $5.


      CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION DINNER
      Saturday, January 21, 6:30pm
      (Snow date: Saturday, January 28)
      Green House Restaurant
      655 Haddon Ave, Collingswood NJ 08108 (across from WaWa)
      Join us for a wonderful family-style meal at this vegetarian restaurant.
      View menu at http://655greenhouse.com
      Includes soup, appetizers, and 4 entrees family style, gratuity,
      and tax.
      After January 13, the price will be $25 members/$28 non-members.
      Call 856-596-3269 to check if space is available and arrange for payment.


      VEGETARIAN NEIGHBORS WINTER SOUPS POTLUCK
      Sunday, February 12, 5:30pm
      Newfield Terrace Community Center, 126 New Jersey Ave, Newfield NJ 08344
      See directions above. Donation requested.
      For info, please contact Lois at 856-694-3025 or loismdinshah@....


      MONTHLY POTLUCK
      Saturday March 10, 6:30pm
      Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08053
      Instead of wearing green, be green and bring recyclables (list coming soon).
      VSSJ potluck guidelines
      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@...



      MEMBER APPRECIATION DINNER
      Saturday April 14
      Doors open at 6pm, dinner served promptly at 6:30pm
      Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08053.
      Soup, salad, entree, and mini-sundae
      Guest speaker
      Music
      Bake sale, to benefit Have-A-Heart Guinea Pig Rescue Members: only $5; Non-members: $12
      $1 rebate at the door if you bring a donation of pet food or supplies.
      Please sign up here.
      Alternate payment: send a check to: VSSJ, PO Box 51, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054.
      Attendees should park in the front of the building and enter at the steeple.
      For more info: janet@...


      AMERICAN VEGAN SOCIETY (AVS) ANNUAL MEETING & GARDEN PARTY
      PICNIC LUNCH
      Sunday May 27, 12:00 Noon
      AVS HQ, 56 Dinshah Ln, Malaga NJ 08328
      Ph: 856-694-2887, Fax: 856-694-2288
      Speakers:
      Will Tuttle: Time to Wake Up: Our Cultural Crisis and the Vegan Solution. He is author of World Peace Diet, Educator, Pianist and Composer.
      Victoria Moran: Main Street Vegan: Making Miracles in the Real World. She is author of Creating a Charmed Life, and Compassion: The Ultimate Ethic, Speaker and Lifestyle Coach.
      Details TBA - watch http://americanvegan.org
      For more info contact Freya at: 856-694-2887, Fax: 856-694-2288.


      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.



      UPCOMING EVENTS - DETAILS COMING SOON!

      VEGAN DRINKS
      Date, Time, Location TBD

      CASINO AFTERNOON
      Date, Time TBD (possibly Sat. 5/19 or Sun. 5/20)
      Bensalem, PA

      VOLUNTEER DAY at THE COW SANCTUARY
      Date, Time TBD (possibly Sun. 6/10)
      Shiloh, NJ

      Additional VOLUNTEER, TABLING, and OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES
      Date, Time, Location TBD

      RESTAURANT TRIPS
      Date, Time, Location TBD

      SUMMER POTLUCK PICNIC
      Date, Time, Location TBD

      Additional POTLUCK DINNERS
      Date, Time, Location TBD (possibly Sat. 2/18, Sat. 5/12, and more)
    • Vegetarian-Society-of-South-Jersey-owner@yahoogroups.com
      TOUR OF CHEYENNE S ROAD MARKET & FARM Sunday May 3, 3pm Mt Laurel NJ 08054
      Message 32 of 32 , May 1 6:03 PM
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        TOUR OF CHEYENNE'S ROAD MARKET & FARM Sunday May 3, 3pm Mt Laurel NJ 08054                                                                                                              Join VSSJ on this 45 minute tour.  Learn some of their organic practices that you can apply to your garden.  See what's in the hothouses and what is already in the ground.  Wear appropriate shoes - there may be some mud.  Craig and Shannon, owners of Cheyenne's Road Market, are dedicated to growing the best produce that they can.  Besides not using any pesticides, they grow a wide variety of heirloom vegetables. VSSJ members: Individual $2, Family $4. Non-members: Individual $3, Family $5 (pay day of) After the tour (approx. 4:30pm), we will be getting a bite to eat at “b.good” located in The Promenade at  Sagemore, 500 Rte 73 S, Suite E-2, Marlton, NJ 08053 (remember to bring your vssj membership card to receive your 10% discount) Please reserve your spot by April 30th:  email thevssj@... or call 609-848-8341.  When you reserve your spot for  the farm tour, please let us know if you plan on joining us at B Good.

        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. VSSJ will provide a cooked-on-site 4-course dinner.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Menu:  Soup, Salad, Bread, Lasagne, Mini Sundae, and Beverage. The food will be GMO-free and mostly organic!     

        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 lasagna choice:  vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free vegan.   Please register here. 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).

        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).

        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 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.
        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).



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