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    SAVE THE ANIMAL S (STAF) ANNUAL BUCKET AUCTION Thursday March 14, Doors Open: 6:30pm, Drawings: 8pm Washington Twp High School, Hurffville-Crosskeys Rd, Sewell
    Message 1 of 43 , Mar 8 10:47 AM
      SAVE THE ANIMAL'S (STAF) ANNUAL BUCKET AUCTION
      Thursday March 14, Doors Open: 6:30pm, Drawings: 8pm
      Washington Twp High School, Hurffville-Crosskeys Rd, Sewell NJ,
      in the 9-10 Cafeteria.
      VSSJ needs volunteers to bake, or staff our table at the Vegan Bake Sale at this wonderful event. Please contact carol@... if you can help. Or just come and buy some goodies to help the animals.
      Admission is $10, payable at the door and includes a sheet of 24 "Great Prize" tickets. Additional tickets will be available inside. We'll have LOTS of terrific prizes for you to bid on - gift certificates, collectibles and items for men, women, kids and pets. Refreshments will be available for a nominal charge. All of the prizes are donated and all of the proceeds will directly benefit local animals. For more information, email Maureen at mkoplow@... or call 856-853-1847.

      VSSJ POTLUCK* DINNER
      Saturday March 16, 6:30pm
      Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08053
      Volunteers needed for setup and cleanup. Members: $2; $4 family; Non-members: $5; $10 family (to cover hall rental). Attendees should park in the front of the building and enter at the steeple. To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info, please email Janet: janet@....

      VEGAN FINE DINING
      Spring Celebration Dinner - Hosted by the American Vegan Society
      Tuesday, April 2, 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. Details TBD - see http://americanvegan.org

      VSSJ ANNUAL SPRING POTLUCK*
      Sunday April 21, 2pm
      Moorestown Community House (thecommunityhouse.com)
      16 E Main St, Moorestown NJ 08057
      Volunteers needed for setup and cleanup. Members: $2; $4 family; Non-members: $5; $10 family (to cover hall rental). To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info, please email Janet: janet@....

      VSSJ/CJVG DINNER at KAYA'S KITCHEN (TENTATIVE)
      Saturday May 4, 5pm
      1000 Main St, Belmar NJ 07719, kayaskitchenbelmar.com
      Join VSSJ and the Central Jersey Vegetarian Group (CJVG) for our annual spring trip to this shore favorite - an all-vegetarian restaurant with eclectic cuisine. RSVP by 5/2 to VSSJ: veg@... or to CJVG: 908-281-6388.

      VSSJ POTLUCK* DINNER
      Saturday May 18, 6:30pm
      Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 61 East Rt 70, Marlton NJ 08053
      Volunteers needed for setup and cleanup. Members: $2; $4 family; Non-members: $5; $10 family (to cover hall rental). Attendees should park in the front of the building and enter at the steeple. To volunteer, RSVP, or for more info, please email Janet: janet@....

      ANNUAL VEGAN GARDEN PARTY (AVS) - hosted by American Vegan Society
      Sunday May 26, Noon: Outdoor Lunch; Program: 2pm
      AVS Headquarters, 56 Dinshah Ln, Malaga NJ 08328
      Emcee: Anne Dinshah, lifelong vegan, author, and rowing coach
      Jenny Brown: co-founder and director of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary in Woodstock, NY, WoodstockSanctuary.org
      Michael A. Weber: executive director of Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM), farmusa.org.
      AVS Books Room Sale 11am-6pm: Books, DVDs, Videos, and Posters.
      Register by May 22. Donation: Supporter $50, Adult $25, Student/Low income $10, Child $5. More information at http://americanvegan.org AVS, 56 Dinshah Ln, Malaga, NJ 08328, 856-694-2887.

      CJVG ANNUAL POTLUCK PICNIC
      Saturday June 22, 2pm
      Duke Island Park (Jaycee Grove Lot C), Old York Rd, Bridgewater, NJ
      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 7/20.
      RSVP to CJVG by June 21: 908-281-6388 or info@....

      *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.
      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.
    • Vegetarian-Society-of-South-Jersey-owner@yahoogroups.com
      Visit our 30th Anniversary Celebration blog at vssj.com/30th for the latest info on this exciting event! A limited number of tickets are available - make your
      Message 43 of 43 , Nov 3, 2016
        Visit our 30th Anniversary Celebration blog at vssj.com/30th for the latest info on this exciting event!  A limited number of tickets are available - make your reservation now at vssj30th.brownpapertickets.org


        As always, you can reach VSSJ at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341) to RSVP, volunteer, or if you have questions.


        VSSJ DINNER at b.good

        Friday November 4, 7pm
        Centerton Square, 26 Centerton Rd, Mt Laurel NJ 08054, bgood.com/mt-laurel
        Join VSSJ for a trip to this veg-friendly restaurant.
        Please review our restaurant trip guidelines.
        RSVP (required):  thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        VSSJ TABLING - Sustainable Cherry Hill Food Day

        Sunday November 6, noon-2:30pm
        Cherry Hill High School East, 1750 Kresson Rd, Cherry Hill NJ 08003
        If you're interested in joining VSSJ's outreach/tabling team, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        CJVG LUNCH, DESSERT, and WALK

        Sunday November 13, noon
        Frenchtown, NJ 08825
        Join the Central Jersey Vegetarian Group (CJVG) for a trip to Frenchtown with 3 stops!
        Lunch at Pulp Cafe, 2 Race St, pulp.cafe, Noon.  Pulp is vegetarian with vegan options. Local, organic and gluten-free. Dessert at Lovin Oven, 62A Trenton Ave (Route 29), about 1:30pm, lovinovenfrenchtown.com.  Lovin Oven is vegetarian-friendly with vegan dessert options. Optional walk on the D&R Canal Towpath, about 2pmCJVG is part of VSNJ.
        Please review our restaurant trip guidelines.
        RSVP (required) by November 11:  thecjvg@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        Fall Celebration Dinner - hosted by the American Vegan Society

        Monday November 14 & Tuesday November 15, 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 7.  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 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
        Three Decades of Education, Support, Social Activities

        Saturday November 19, 10am-5pm
        Medford Leas, One Medford Leas Way, Medford, NJ 08055

        Please join us for festivities that include:

        • 100% Plant-Based (Vegan) Luncheon (included with admission!):  Catered by Medford Leas
        • Keynote Speaker:  Victoria Moran, Author; Director, Main Street Vegan Academy; Host, Main Street Vegan Podcast; http://mainstreetvegan.net/.  Subject:  The Look-Great, Feel-Amazing, Change-the-World Lifestyle
        • Featured Speaker:  Lee Hall, LLM, Author; Masters in environmental law with a focus on climate change; teacher at Widener University - Delaware Law.  Subject:  Heat & Serve?  The Impact of a Typical Grocery List on Global Greenhouse Emissions.
        • Featured Speaker:  Janine Motta, Programs Director, Animal Protection League of NJ (aplnj.org).  Subject:  But can they suffer?  The case for extending our circle of compassion to animals.
        • Featured Speaker & Cooking Demonstration:  Patrecia Schwailik - Nutrition Consultant.  Subject:  Practical information for those in transition to a plant-based diet.
        • Cooking Demonstration:  Christine Scalfo, HHC, AADP - Personal Chef, Diet Coach
        • Cooking Demonstration:  Christina Martin - Professional Chef
        • Panel:  Moderated by Dr. Janet Erickson, VSSJ founder & president.  Panelists:  Heather Kristian, VSSJ secretary; Freya Dinshah, president, American Vegan Society (AVS); Eric Nyman, owner, Wildflower Earthly Vegan Fare restaurant; Dr. Horatio (Raysh) Daub, MD
        • Music:  Lou Giunta, Ph.D., CHt. - Jazz, Standards, and Pop Music
        • Master of Ceremonies:  Barata El
        • VSSJ Presentation
        • Morning Tea & Coffee
        • Afternoon Snack
        • Silent Auction
        • Vendors
        • Book Sale
        • Book Signing by Authors
        • Gift for Everyone!
        • Mingling

        Registration starts at 10am, programs begin at 10:30am.
        Seating is limited.  Please note:  this event is adults only.
        $35 for VSSJ members and Medford Leas residents, $45 for non-members.
        Register here by November 12.
        (or call Brown Paper Tickets, 800-838-3006, available 24x7)
        Late registration after 11/12, space permitting:  $45 for VSSJ members and Medford Leas residents, $55 for non-members.  Please contact us at vssj30th@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        View event details            View event blog          View event flyer
        View the Pathways to Learning at Medford Leas Guide—Fall 2016

        VENDORS:  a limited number of table spaces are available.  Please contact us at vssj30th@... for information.


        VSSJ DINNER at the Rowan College at Burlington County Culinary Arts Center

        Thursday December 8, 6:45pm
        Vaulted Cuisine, 1 High St, Mt Holly NJ 08060
        Join VSSJ for a special 5-course vegan dinner, prepared by RCBCCAC students!
        We've had very enjoyable meals there the last 3 semesters, and are continuing our new tradition this semester!

        Menu (all vegan) coming soon

        Space is limited, so reserve your seat now!  Pre-payment is required.
        Register by November 25. 
        After 11/25, please contact VSSJ to see if space is still available.
        VSSJ members:  $27; Non-members:  $30.  Please register here. 
        For more info, please contact us at thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).

        VSSJ HOLIDAY POTLUCK DINNER and VEGAN BAKE SALE

        Sunday December 11, 1:30pm
        Moorestown Community House (thecommunityhouse.com)
        16 E Main St, Moorestown NJ 08057
        Join VSSJ for our annual holiday celebration, complete with a vegan bake sale!
        Please note:  space is limited, so an RSVP is required
        Bake sale proceeds to benefit TBD.
        All are welcome for the bake sale.
        Contributions for the bake sale are welcome!  Please note that a bake sale contribution is in addition to your potluck contribution.
        Please bring a non-dessert contribution for this potluck.
        Please review the VSSJ potluck guidelines.
        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 (required), or for more info:  thevssj@... or 609-848-VEG1 (8341).


        Events from other organizations:

        Taste of Millville - co-hosted by the American Vegan Society and Wildflower Vegan Cafe

        month of November
        Due to the success of VegStock festival, some restaurants are adding vegan options for November.  One ticket buys you 9 samples at 8 different restaurants.  You can truly eat your way up and down High Street.  Do it in a day, or come back often during the month.  You may also decide to purchase whole meals at some of the participating restaurants.
        Purchase your ticket and see all the photos/descriptions at americanvegan.org/TasteMillville.htm


        Faith, Vegetarian Food and Fun Ministry - Meatless Pot Luck
        November 10, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Place: St Paul’s Parish Center, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton
        The Challenges of Changing to a Vegan Diet - Andy Romanelli, Special Education Teacher shares his story of how he changed his diet and why he chose Vegan.
        Bring a meatless, dairy free, egg free and fish free dish for 2-3 people
        RSVP: Faith, Vegetarian Food and Fun Ministry:  Mary Ann Cavallaro  maryann3@...

        Fall Celebration Dinner - hosted by the American Vegan Society

        Monday November 14 & Tuesday November 15, 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 7.  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


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