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  • Carolyn
    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
    Message 1 of 33 , Mar 29, 2012
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      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: Lou Giunta - Jazz, Standards and Pop.
      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

      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
      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 , Today at 11:47 AM
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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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