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  • Carolyn
    VOLUNTEER DAY at UNEXPECTED WILDLIFE REFUGE, Saturday October 13, 10am, (Raindate: Sunday, October 14), 660 Piney Hollow Rd., Newfield NJ 08344,
    Message 1 of 35 , Oct 9, 2012
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      VOLUNTEER DAY at UNEXPECTED WILDLIFE REFUGE, Saturday October 13, 10am, (Raindate: Sunday, October 14), 660 Piney Hollow Rd., Newfield NJ 08344, http://unexpectedwildliferefuge.org Help maintain trails. Lunch will be provided. Please bring work gloves and wear sturdy shoes (that could very well get wet)and dress for ticks: light colored clothing, long pants tucked into socks and bug repellant. Everyone will meet on the Refuge property on Piney Hollow Rd. at the big white garage. (Please do not block access to the garage.)
      There will be balloons or a cone to alert people where to assemble. It is only about 3 minutes away. Then we will carpool back in a few cars to the actual work location. To volunteer, please contact Carol at 856-456-1279 or carolyngithens@....

      FALL POTLUCK* & BAKE SALE, Saturday October 20, 6:30pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt. 70, Marlton NJ 08053. Theme TBD. Bake sale proceeds will benefit Furrever Friends Rescue & Volunteers, Inc.(www.furreverfriends.org) We'll also have a vegan chocolate tasting. Please bring a non-dessert dish to the potluck. If you would like to donate to the bake sale, please bring something for that as well. Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. Attendees should park at the front of the building and enter at the steeple. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

      VSSJ BUSINESS MEETING and PIZZA NIGHT, Tuesday October 30, 7:00pm
      Whole Foods, 940 Rt 73 N, Marlton, NJ 08053. Members welcome. Join us to help plan upcoming activities, and have a slice of vegan pizza - on VSSJ!

      CJVG ANNUAL FALL POTLUCK DINNER, Saturday November 10, 5pm,
      Hillsborough Presbyterian Church, 770 Route 206, Hillsborough, NJ 08844. 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: $5 CJVG members, $10 non-members. RSVP by 11/9 to CJVG at 908-281-6388.

      ANNUAL THANKSGIVING POTLUCK*, Sunday November 18, 2pm, preceded by
      a VSSJ Business Meeting (members welcome) at 12:30pm, Moorestown Community House, (www.thecommunityhouse.com) 16 E. Main St., Moorestown NJ 08057. Festivities will include a bucket auction and/or raffle to benefit the "Adopt A Turkey" Farm Sanctuary program (http://www.adoptaturkey.org/). Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

      HOLIDAY POTLUCK* AND SOUP SALE FUNDRAISER, Saturday December 8, 6:30pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt. 70, Marlton NJ 08053. We will be making and selling soup to raise money for the Animal Welfare Association (www.awanj.org). Volunteers needed to cook soup in the afternoon. Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family. Attendees should park at the front of the building and enter at the steeple. To volunteer or RSVP, please contact Janet at 856-596-3269 or janet@....

      VEGAN FINE DINING, Monday, December 17, 6:30pm, Carême's, Academy of Culinary Arts, Atlantic Cape Community College (on Rt. 322), 5100 Black Horse Pike, 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 Arts students will prepare and serve a buffet. Reserve by September 14. Menus will be posted at http://www.americanvegan.org Dinners begin at 6:30 pm. Kitchens & Greenhouse Tour: 5:45 pm. Supporter $50, Adult $31, Student/Low Income $21. 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, http://www.americanvegan.org

      NEW YEAR'S EVE POTLUCK*, Monday December 31, 9pm, Location TBD. Bring in the New Year with VSSJ! VSSJ members only. No fee for this potluck. Please RSVP to veg@...


      *VSSJ POTLUCK GUIDELINES

      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.

      Fees (to cover the cost of rental halls) are the following unless otherwise noted: Members: $2 single; $4 family; and Non-members: $5 single; $10 family.

      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 visit www.vssj.com and click on the "Mailing List" link on the left to add your name.
    • 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
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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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