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    Upcoming Events MONTHLY POTLUCK, BOOK PRESENTATION AND SIGNING Saturday March 10, 6:30 pm,. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08053.
    Message 1 of 43 , Feb 19, 2012
      Upcoming Events


      MONTHLY POTLUCK, BOOK PRESENTATION AND SIGNING
      Saturday March 10, 6:30 pm,. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08053. Instead of wearing green, be green and bring recyclables (cell phones, corks, and more - complete list coming soon). Dating Vegans presentation and book signing by author Anne Dinshah. 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, please contact Janet at: 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. Menu: Soup, salad, entree, and mini-sundae. Guest speaker: Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian. Topic: Cooking for Family
      and Friends: Lively Vegan Cuisine That's Easy and Delicious.
      Based on her radio show and new cookbook, Laura speaks on how to cook delicious vegan meals when serving non-vegetarian family and friends by focusing on traditional American style foods such as: lasagna, meatless-loaf, stuffed peppers, chocolate desserts and more. She talks about the basics of vegan meal planning for daily, weekend and party menus, from an elegant first course to rich desserts! A fun and lively lecture that entertains and educates. It's Jazzy-licious! She will also do a book signing. Music: TBA. 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.
      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@....

      VSSJ/CJVG DINNER at KAYA'S KITCHEN
      Saturday May 5, 5pm, 1000 Main St, Belmar NJ 07719.
      Join VSSJ and the Central Jersey Vegetarian Group (CJVG) for a trip to this shore favorite - an all-vegetarian restaurant with eclectic cuisine. RSVP by 5/3 to CJVG: 908-281-6388, or to VSSJ: veg@....

      VSSJ CASINO AFTERNOON
      Saturday, May 19, 4-7pm, Casino School, 1080 N. Delaware Ave, 5th floor, Suite 510, Philadelphia, PA. (Parking available at Sugar House Casino lot across the street.) Learn how to play blackjack, roulette, craps, and poker! A day of fun, great food and surprises. Win a prize in the final tournament! Bring your friends. Large assortment of vegan snacks, organic soda, gluten-free beer, organic wine, pomegranate juice, and vodka punch. Win a prize in the final tournament! Register by May 10 and receive a $10 discount! Catered especially for VSSJ at a special price! Event is a $59 value - Members only $35, Non-members $45.

      VSSJ/CJVG DINNER at MYILAI MASALA
      Saturday June 3, 1pm, 3100 Quakerbridge Rd, Hamilton 08619. Join VSSJ and the Central Jersey Vegetarian Group (CJVG) for a trip to this vegetarian Indian restaurant with vegan options. RSVP by 6/1 to CJVG: 908-281-6388, or to VSSJ: veg@....

      VOLUNTEER DAY at THE COW SANCTUARY
      Sunday, June 10, 10am, Shiloh, NJ. Help remove an old fence to make the area safer for the resident cows. Food will be provided. Bring work gloves. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Carol at: carolyngithens@...

      CJVG ANNUAL POTLUCK PICNIC
      Saturday June 23, 2pm, NEW LOCATION: Duke Island Park (Jaycee Grove 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 referred. CJVG provides beverages, burgers and franks. Bring lawn chairs and outdoor games. Rain date 7/21. RSVP to CJVG at: 908-281-6388 or info@....


      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.


      VEGAN DRINKS
      Date, Time, Location TBD

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

      RESTAURANT TRIPS and SUMMER POTLUCK PICNIC
      Date, Time, Location TBD

      Additional POTLUCK DINNERS
      Date, Time, Location TBD (possibly Sat. 5/12, and more)



      EVENTS HOSTED BY OTHER GROUPS

      DJE PASSOVER PREP ACADEMY "Where's the Shankbone? A Vegetarian Seder"
      Thursday, March 15, 7pm, Voorhees Town Center (aka Echelon Mall).
      The non-profit Department of Jewish Education & Continuity, Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is planning a how-to evening for vegetarians and vegans about the upcoming Passover holiday. For more information on the event and other happenings at the Passover Prep Festival, please visit their website at www.djesnj.org and click on Passover Prep.

      Dinner hosted by the AMERICAN VEGAN SOCIETY at Carême's, Academy of Culinary Arts, Atlantic Cape Community College (on Rt. 322), 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing NJ 08330. (Carême's is by the on-campus bus stop,in Bldg M. )www.atlantic.edu. Under the direction of their Chef Educator, Culinary Arts students will prepare and serve:
      Spring Celebration Dinner
      Monday March 26 2012, Reserve by March 18.
      Menu will be posted at www.americanvegan.org. Dinners begin at 6:30 pm. Kitchens & Greenhouse Tour: 5:45 pm. Supporter $50, Adult: $30, Student/Low Income: $20. Pay by mail, phone, or fax; by cash, check, or credit card. American Vegan Society, PO Box 369, Malaga NJ 08328
      Phone: 856-694-2887, Fax 856-694-2288, www.americanvegan.org

      CJVG (Central Jersey Vegetarian Group) ANNUAL SPRING POTLUCK DINNER
      Saturday March 31, 5 PM, Hillsborough Presbyterian Church (770 Route 206, Hillsborough). For each person in your party, bring a vegetarian potluck dish to serve at least 6 people. Please bring an ingredient list. Bring your own place setting (plate, fork, cup, etc.) so that we can reduce using disposables. Vegan is preferred to serve as many as possible. Bring something you want to recycle for our raffle (must be in excellent condition). To help cover hall rental: $3 CJVG members, $5 non-members. RSVP to CJVG by March 30th at: 908-281-6388 or info@....

      AMERICAN VEGAN SOCIETY (AVS) ANNUAL MEETING and 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.

      CJVG (Central Jersey Vegetarian Group) ANNUAL POTLUCK PICNIC
      Saturday June 23, 2pm, NEW LOCATION: Duke Island Park (Jaycee Grove 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. Rain date 7/21. RSVP to CJVG at: 908-281-6388 or info@...
    • Vegetarian-Society-of-South-Jersey-owner@yahoogroups.com
      Visit our 30th Anniversary Celebration blog at vssj.com/30th for the latest info on this exciting event! A limited number of tickets are available - make your
      Message 43 of 43 , Nov 3, 2016
        Visit our 30th Anniversary Celebration blog at vssj.com/30th for the latest info on this exciting event!  A limited number of tickets are available - make your reservation now at vssj30th.brownpapertickets.org


        As always, you can reach VSSJ at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341) to RSVP, volunteer, or if you have questions.


        VSSJ DINNER at b.good

        Friday November 4, 7pm
        Centerton Square, 26 Centerton Rd, Mt Laurel NJ 08054, bgood.com/mt-laurel
        Join VSSJ for a trip to this veg-friendly restaurant.
        Please review our restaurant trip guidelines.
        RSVP (required):  thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        VSSJ TABLING - Sustainable Cherry Hill Food Day

        Sunday November 6, noon-2:30pm
        Cherry Hill High School East, 1750 Kresson Rd, Cherry Hill NJ 08003
        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        CJVG LUNCH, DESSERT, and WALK

        Sunday November 13, noon
        Frenchtown, NJ 08825
        Join the Central Jersey Vegetarian Group (CJVG) for a trip to Frenchtown with 3 stops!
        Lunch at Pulp Cafe, 2 Race St, pulp.cafe, Noon.  Pulp is vegetarian with vegan options. Local, organic and gluten-free. Dessert at Lovin Oven, 62A Trenton Ave (Route 29), about 1:30pm, lovinovenfrenchtown.com.  Lovin Oven is vegetarian-friendly with vegan dessert options. Optional walk on the D&R Canal Towpath, about 2pmCJVG is part of VSNJ.
        Please review our restaurant trip guidelines.
        RSVP (required) by November 11:  thecjvg@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        Fall Celebration Dinner - hosted by the American Vegan Society

        Monday November 14 & Tuesday November 15, 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 present an internationally-inspired 5-course gourmet dinner.  Kitchen tours at 5:45pm.  Come early to view book table.  Menu available at americanvegan.com   Adult: $34, Student/Low Income: $24, Supporter: $50.  Reserve by November 7.  Thereafter call for seating availability.  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 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
        Three Decades of Education, Support, Social Activities

        Saturday November 19, 10am-5pm
        Medford Leas, One Medford Leas Way, Medford, NJ 08055

        Please join us for festivities that include:

        • 100% Plant-Based (Vegan) Luncheon (included with admission!):  Catered by Medford Leas
        • Keynote Speaker:  Victoria Moran, Author; Director, Main Street Vegan Academy; Host, Main Street Vegan Podcast; http://mainstreetvegan.net/.  Subject:  The Look-Great, Feel-Amazing, Change-the-World Lifestyle
        • Featured Speaker:  Lee Hall, LLM, Author; Masters in environmental law with a focus on climate change; teacher at Widener University - Delaware Law.  Subject:  Heat & Serve?  The Impact of a Typical Grocery List on Global Greenhouse Emissions.
        • Featured Speaker:  Janine Motta, Programs Director, Animal Protection League of NJ (aplnj.org).  Subject:  But can they suffer?  The case for extending our circle of compassion to animals.
        • Featured Speaker & Cooking Demonstration:  Patrecia Schwailik - Nutrition Consultant.  Subject:  Practical information for those in transition to a plant-based diet.
        • Cooking Demonstration:  Christine Scalfo, HHC, AADP - Personal Chef, Diet Coach
        • Cooking Demonstration:  Christina Martin - Professional Chef
        • Panel:  Moderated by Dr. Janet Erickson, VSSJ founder & president.  Panelists:  Heather Kristian, VSSJ secretary; Freya Dinshah, president, American Vegan Society (AVS); Eric Nyman, owner, Wildflower Earthly Vegan Fare restaurant; Dr. Horatio (Raysh) Daub, MD
        • Music:  Lou Giunta, Ph.D., CHt. - Jazz, Standards, and Pop Music
        • Master of Ceremonies:  Barata El
        • VSSJ Presentation
        • Morning Tea & Coffee
        • Afternoon Snack
        • Silent Auction
        • Vendors
        • Book Sale
        • Book Signing by Authors
        • Gift for Everyone!
        • Mingling

        Registration starts at 10am, programs begin at 10:30am.
        Seating is limited.  Please note:  this event is adults only.
        $35 for VSSJ members and Medford Leas residents, $45 for non-members.
        Register here by November 12.
        (or call Brown Paper Tickets, 800-838-3006, available 24x7)
        Late registration after 11/12, space permitting:  $45 for VSSJ members and Medford Leas residents, $55 for non-members.  Please contact us at vssj30th@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        View event details            View event blog          View event flyer
        View the Pathways to Learning at Medford Leas Guide—Fall 2016

        VENDORS:  a limited number of table spaces are available.  Please contact us at vssj30th@... for information.


        VSSJ DINNER at the Rowan College at Burlington County Culinary Arts Center

        Thursday December 8, 6:45pm
        Vaulted Cuisine, 1 High St, Mt Holly NJ 08060
        Join VSSJ for a special 5-course vegan dinner, prepared by RCBCCAC students!
        We've had very enjoyable meals there the last 3 semesters, and are continuing our new tradition this semester!

        Menu (all vegan) coming soon

        Space is limited, so reserve your seat now!  Pre-payment is required.
        Register by November 25. 
        After 11/25, please contact VSSJ to see if space is still available.
        VSSJ members:  $27; Non-members:  $30.  Please register here. 
        For more info, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        VSSJ HOLIDAY POTLUCK DINNER and VEGAN BAKE SALE

        Sunday December 11, 1:30pm
        Moorestown Community House (thecommunityhouse.com)
        16 E Main St, Moorestown NJ 08057
        Join VSSJ for our annual holiday celebration, complete with a vegan bake sale!
        Please note:  space is limited, so an RSVP is required
        Bake sale proceeds to benefit TBD.
        All are welcome for the bake sale.
        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.
        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!
        VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for setup and cleanup.
        To volunteer, RSVP (required), or for more info:  thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        Events from other organizations:

        Taste of Millville - co-hosted by the American Vegan Society and Wildflower Vegan Cafe

        month of November
        Due to the success of VegStock festival, some restaurants are adding vegan options for November.  One ticket buys you 9 samples at 8 different restaurants.  You can truly eat your way up and down High Street.  Do it in a day, or come back often during the month.  You may also decide to purchase whole meals at some of the participating restaurants.
        Purchase your ticket and see all the photos/descriptions at americanvegan.org/TasteMillville.htm


        Faith, Vegetarian Food and Fun Ministry - Meatless Pot Luck
        November 10, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Place: St Paul’s Parish Center, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton
        The Challenges of Changing to a Vegan Diet - Andy Romanelli, Special Education Teacher shares his story of how he changed his diet and why he chose Vegan.
        Bring a meatless, dairy free, egg free and fish free dish for 2-3 people
        RSVP: Faith, Vegetarian Food and Fun Ministry:  Mary Ann Cavallaro  maryann3@...

        Fall Celebration Dinner - hosted by the American Vegan Society

        Monday November 14 & Tuesday November 15, 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 present an internationally-inspired 5-course gourmet dinner.  Kitchen tours at 5:45pm.  Come early to view book table.  Menu available at americanvegan.com   Adult: $34, Student/Low Income: $24, Supporter: $50.  Reserve by November 7.  Thereafter call for seating availability.  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


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