NY Veggie Parade (more info if traveling by train); Garden Party, and more
- 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.She is at tlw920@....
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.
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.