- MEMBERS NEW YEAR'S EVE POTLUCK*, Monday December 31, 9pm,
Bring in the New Year with VSSJ! VSSJ members only. No fee for this potluck. Please RSVP to janet@... for directions.
VEGAN WINTER SOUPS & ACCOMPANIMENTS POTLUCK* Monday, January 21,
11am-4pm, 865 N Delsea Dr, Clayton NJ 08312.
Watch the Presidential Inauguration Ceremonies together
at Clayton Mews. RSVP to Ethel Dennis at 856-341-0637.
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.
VSSJ ANNUAL (EARLY) THANKSGIVING POTLUCK DINNER
Sunday November 8, 3:30pm
Moorestown Community House (the community house.com)
16 E Main St, Moorestown NJ 08057
Join VSSJ for our annual early Thanksgiving potluck! This is usually VSSJ's best-attended potluck.
*** Due to space limitations, an RSVP is required for this event. ***
Please review the potluck guidelines below.
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, or for more info: thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).
Fall Celebration Dinner - hosted by the American Vegan Society
Monday November 9 & Tuesday November 10, 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 1. 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 LUNCH at ROWAN COLLEGE AT BURLINGTON COUNTY CULINARY CENTER
Friday November 13, noon
1 High St, Mt Holly NJ 08060
Join VSSJ for a special lunch, prepared by RCBC culinary students!
Diners will have a choice of appetizer, entree, dessert (all vegan).
Please contact us regarding gluten-free and other options.
Pre-payment is required. Register by Friday November 6 at vssj.com.
VSSJ members: $18; Non-members: $21 (tax & tip included).
For more info, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).
VSSJ MEMBERS-ONLY POTLUCK & POKER
Saturday November 21, 4pm
Pemberton Borough, NJ 08068
Join us for a Thanksgiving potluck and optional (play money) poker game!
Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines below.
VSSJ members only. No fee for this potluck.
The hosts are respectfully requesting that children under 12 not be included in this event.
Space is limited, so please RSVP by Saturday November 14 to thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341). After 11/14, call 609-848-VEG1 (8341) to see if space is available.
VSSJ FREE LECTURE SERIES
Monday November 23, 6:30pmSubject: Fracking & The Food SystemPresenter: Lena Smith, Food & Water Watch.Summary: The expansion of modern drilling and fracking across the country has caused widespread environmental and public health problems and created serious, long-term risks to underground water resources, all of which affect farming and our food. Lena Smith is the South Jersey Organizer for Food & Water Watch, a non-profit advocacy organization that champions healthy food and clean water for all. She will provide an explanation of the process of hydraulic fracturing and its effects on agriculture and rural communities.
Collingswood Public Library
771 Haddon Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108 | 856-858-0649 http://collingswoodlib.org