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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
    Message 1 of 35 , 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
      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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