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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 34 , 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 34 of 34 , Jul 2 5:29 PM
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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).

         

        Dr. Will Tuttle Seminar and Book Signing, Sunday, July 12, 5-8pm

        Montclair State Universtiy, 1st floor of University Hall, 1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043

        Dr. Will Tuttle is an award-winning writer (author of The World Peace Diet, an international best-seller), educator, pianist, and composer, www.willtuttle.com.

        Light vegan snacks will be provided. $12 per person - cash at the door (to cover room rental and donation for Dr. Tuttle) RSVP to: http://drwilltuttle.rsvpify.com. Presented by the Barnyard Sanctuary, barnyardsanctuary.org.

         

        VSSJ MEMBERS-ONLY POTLUCK, Saturday July 18, 3pm

        Lin's house, Waretown, NJ 08758

        Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines below. 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 (facebook)

        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 a vegan snack will be provided! To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info:  thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

                   

        VSSJ DISPLAY - Evesham Library,  Month of August

        984 Tuckerton Rd, Marlton, NJ, 856-983-1444

        For the entire month, VSSJ will have a display at the Evesham Library.

         

        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 DINNER at JB MASTER GRILL, Thursday August 13, 6pm

        13 Jackson Rd, Medford NJ 08055, http://jbmastergrill.com

        Join VSSJ for a restaurant trip to this restaurant with a separate vegan menu, including a gluten-free option. Please review the VSSJ restaurant trip guidelines below. RSVP (required) by 8/11: thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

         

        VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES, Monday August 24, 6:30pm

        Collingswood Public Library, 771 Haddon Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108 | 856-858-0649 | http://collingswoodlib.org

        Subject:  "Doing Our Part To Help Animals & People"

        Presenter: Kevin Storm

        Summary: We all have talents or skill we can use to help animals. Learn ways to do your part.

        This event is FREE and open to the public, so invite a friend! Vegetarian starter kits and a vegan snack will be provided! To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info: thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

         

        VSSJ MEMBERS-ONLY POTLUCK, Saturday August 29, 4pm

        Marc & Judi's house, Marlton, NJ 08053

        Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines below. VSSJ members only. No fee for this potluck. The hosts are respectfully requesting that children not be included in this event. Please bring a place setting. Space is limited, so please RSVP by TBD to thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341). After TBD, call 609-848-VEG1 (8341) to see if space is available.

         

        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.

         

        For all VSSJ Retaurant Trips:

        Reservations must be placed with VSSJ, at least 24 hours before the event.  Out of fairness to the restaurant, cancellations are requested at least 24 hours in advance.  Please plan to pay in cash.  When we dine at non-vegetarian restaurants, only vegetarian dishes may be ordered.


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