New York: The First Veggie Pride Parade in America Sunday, May 18 2008, Greenwich Village, NY. The procession will begin at 12 Noon in the Old Meat District.
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, May 14, 2008
New York: The First Veggie Pride Parade in America Sunday, May 18 2008, Greenwich Village, NY. The procession will begin at 12 Noon in the Old Meat District. It will culminate in Washington Square Park (Eastern end), with a festival of rock music, speakers and exhibitors. See www.vivavegie. org/ Ph: 212-242-0011. If traveling from SJ contact AVS at 856-694-2887 or VSSJ at 1-877-www-vssj to carpool or train together.
In traveling by train, Terri has a group meeting at Hamilton station in NJ.
New Jersey: American Vegan Garden Party Sunday May 25 2008, at AVS Headquarters in Malaga NJ. Outdoor Buffet Lunch: Noon. Afternoon Program: 2pm. Linda Long gives us a photo-illustrated preview of her first book, Great Chefs Cook Vegan, Rynn Berry, historian and author, will ask for audience participation to present vignettes from the lives of Famous Vegetarians; afternoon includes a very short AVS Annual Membership Meeting/Trustee Election. Huge Book-Room Sale: 11am - 6pm. Lunch Reservations due by Tuesday May 20. Suggested donation: $20. Potential actors in Rynn's playlets, and for further info & reservations see www.americanvegan. org, phone 856-694-2887. American Vegan Society, PO Box 369, 56–72 Dinshah Lane, Malaga NJ 08328,avswebmail@comcast. net. Volunteer help is needed on Saturday, Sunday,and Monday—please phone.
Pennsylvania: Public Eye: Artists for Animals' "The Unhuggables" : Stories Teaching Empathy & Respect For Local Wildlife. A storytelling performance about less-than-cuddly animals to foster empathy & respect for local wildlife. Professional storytellers, puppeteers and musicians will perform for family audiences at local libraries--free and open to the public. Sunday June 8, 2-3pm, Free Library of Philadelphia, Central Library, Skyline Rm 4th Fl, 1901 Vine St, Phila PA 19103; Saturday June 14, 2-3pm, Chestnut Hill Library, 8711 Germantown Ave, Phila PA 19118; Saturday June 21, 2-3pm, Falls-Schuylkill Library, 3501 Midvale Ave, Phila PA 19129. For information, call 215-620-2130 or email lisa@publiceyephill y.org.
34th Annual Vegetarian Summerfest Wednesday June 18 to Sunday June 22 2008, Conference Center at University of Pittsburgh-Johnstow n campus, Johnstown, PA. Sessions on Health, Nutrition, Fitness, Compassionate Living, Animal Rights, Earth Stewardship; with doctors, dietitians, other experts. Vegan meals. Social activities. For more info contact: North American Vegetarian Society, PO Box 72, Dolgeville NY 13329, Ph: 518-568-7970, Fax: 518-568-7979, www.vegetariansumme rfest.org
CARE'S Annual Veggie Fest Saturday June 28 2008, 12 - 4pm, Hoopes Park, West Chester PA. A vegetarian picnic and festival. Tasty vegan food, exhibits, literature, music, and children's activities. $10 for CARE members, $12 for non-members, $5 for children 12 and under. Rain date Sunday June 29. Call Allison at 267-481-0487 if weather is questionable, or for more info. Call Susan Hopkins at 610-240-0283 to volunteer. www.CARE4animals. org.
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