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    ******************************* October 5th ||||| Veggie Events in NYC for the month of October ******************************* TABLE OF CONTENTS Oct 9:
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      October 5th ||||| Veggie Events in NYC for the month of October

      Oct 9: VegOut's Monthly Outing
      Oct 10: Paul Nison @ Bonobos
      Oct 11: The Art of Healthy School Foods benefit with Mary and Peter
      Oct 12: Vegetarian Meetup Dinner
      Oct 15: NYC Vegetarians Dinner at Happy Buddha
      Oct 16: Jean Thaler lead Veggie Jews on Lower East Side tour
      Oct 17: Gil Jacobs juice fast, hosted by Donna Perrone of NYC
      Oct 18: Brooklyn Vegetarians Meetup dinner in Manhattan
      Oct 18: Hunger and Poverty Forum
      Oct 19: Organic Avenue get-together
      Oct 23: VegOut October Potluck
      Nov 11: Shabbat Celebration with Alok Health


      Sunday, October 9th

      The Vegetarian LGBT group VegOut's Monthly Outing

      Come hang out in Williamsburg for the afternoon at this vegan
      junk-food junkies'
      paradise! They've got a plant-based version of virtually anything you
      can imagine . . . .

      When: Sunday, October 9, 2005 at 2:00 PM

      Where: Foodswings in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

      Notes: Take the L train to Bedford Avenue. It's a 10-minute walk
      south to Grand St. (just
      past N. 1st St.). Turn left & walk 2-1/2 blocks to Foodswings.
      Everyone pays for her/his own meal.

      More information: http://www.vegoutnyc.org


      Monday Oct 10th

      Paul Nison, author of  The Raw Life, will be speaking at Bonobo's
      Restaurant located at 18 East 23rd Street @

      Madison Avenue on Monday, October 10th@ 7-9pm.

      For more info. Please go to:


      Tues October 11th

      The Art of Healthy School Foods benefit with Mary and Peter Max

      Mary and Peter Max invite you to share a special evening benefiting
      The New York Coalition for Healthy School Lunches

      Where:   The Peter Max Art Studio
                    37 West 65th Street, Floor 7, Manhattan
                    (between Columbus and Central Park West)

      When:    Tuesday, October 11, 2005       6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

      Who:      Scheduled to attend: Mary & Peter Max, William (Billy)
      Baldwin and Chynna Phillips, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Tommy Hilfiger,
      Nellie McKay and others.  The event will honor New York State
      Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and Assemblyman Felix W. Ortiz for their
      outstanding commitment to the health of New York students

      Tickets:  $100 Friend - general admission for one person
                   $250 Supporter - general admission for one person*
                   $500 Patron - admission for two plus a signed Peter
                   $1,000 Sponsor - admission for three plus a signed
      Peter Max poster*
                   $5,000 Benefactor - admission for five plus a signed
      Peter Max poster*

      Tickets include:
      - Specialties from Manhattan's finest healthy restaurants, including
      but not limited to: Candle 79, Counter, Franchia, Gobo, Healthy
      Chef, Manna, Pure Food and Wine, Red Bamboo, Sacred Chow and Spring
      Street Natural Restaurant.
      - Organic and local wine and champagne
      - Silent auction, including artwork by Peter Max and the opportunity
      to buy a Peter Max portrait
      - Gift certificates from Josie's Restaurant, Franchia, and Spring
      Street Natural Restaurant
      - Matt & Natt Handbags
      - and more.

      * Supporter and higher categories will get special recognition at
      the event.

      Please send checks to:
      New York Coalition for Healthy School Lunches ("NYCHSL")
      Post Office Box 737
      Mamaroneck, NY 10543

      or go to www.healthylunches.org and click on "Donate".
      (Make sure to include the names of people in your party)

      For More Info:      Call 631-286-8720 or email

      To learn more please
      visit www.healthylunches.org


      Wednesday Oct 12th

      Vegetarian Meetup Dinner

      When: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 at 7:00 PM
      This is United Vegetarian Meetup Day

      Where: Wild Ginger
      380 Broome Street

      For more information:



      Saturday, October 15

      NYC Vegetarians Dinner at 7 PM
      at the Happy Buddha restaurant in Flushing, Queens. 
      Happy Buddha features organic, vegetarian, Chinese cousine.  There
      is a waterfall
      in the dining area!  The restaurant is located at 135-37 37th
      Avenue.  It's only 3 blocks from the Main Street #7 subway

      For more info go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYCVegetarians/


      Sunday October 16th

      Jean Thaler lead Veggie Jews on Lower East Side tour
      Jean Thaler <jeanthaler@...>?

      [Please note changes from the original post, including starting time
      and location.]

      Join Veggie Jews in NYC for talks at the Eldridge Street Synagogue
      and the Tenement Museum, nosh at Kossar's Bialy's, and pickles at
      Gus'.  This event is arranged by volunteer Jean Thaler. 

      Date:   Sunday, October 16
      Time:   12:30 p.m. to 5 pm
      Cost:   about $20 for tours and nosh
      RSVP: RSVP to Pete <veggiejews@...> is required.  If you

      wish to skip any part of this event, pls indicate.  Jean is paying

      an advance deposit to the Tenement Museum, so pls let us know if you
      need to cancel.

      For New York public transportation information, please go to

      And remember: It's only Kosher if it's cruelty free.

      For information about Veggie Jews, please go to


      Monday, October 17th

      Gil Jacobs juice fast, hosted by Donna Perrone
      Perroned@... <Perroned@...>

      The next juice fasting group will meet on Monday, October 17, 2005
      at 7:30pm at 528 East 5th Street #A between Avenue A & Avenue B in
      Manhattan. The cost is $15.00.

      The benefit to fasting with a group is in the inspiration you will
      receive to begin your fast, and to continue with it for as long as
      you are comfortable.

      We will discuss all aspects to juice fasting including:
      how to conduct a fast successfully,
      why fast?
      what to expect when you are fasting,
      an understanding of how the body cleansed through fasting,
      tips on making a fast as easy and pleasant as possible,
      how to end a fast correctly,

      Also, handout information will be provided to you...

      For more info go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYCVegetarians/


      Tuesday, October 18th

      Brooklyn Vegetarians Meetup dinner in Manhattan

      Your Organizer, Asia, sent the following message to the members of
      Brooklyn Vegetarian Meet & Mingle Group:

      Hey Guys & Dolls:
      Our mid month meetup will be Tues., October 18 @ Atlas Cafe in the

      To RSVP, visit:


      Tuesday, October 18th
      Hunger and Poverty Forum
      Food Justice: Change Your Diet, Change the World
      Forum examines how hunger and poverty are linked to issues of
      agriculture, foods, and
      nutrition. Learn how to make a difference. 1:30-5:30pm, New School
      U's Community &
      Student Ctr, 55 W 13 St, 2nd floor. Free.

      Info: www.worldhungeryear.org


      Wednesday, October 19th

      Organic Avenue get-together
      Denise Mari <denise@...>

      *Wednesday, October 19th 2005    6:30-9pm

      L.O.V.E Line: Live/Organic Lifestyle Support-Come play and network
      with the like-minded, conscious community.

      All welcome. Bring Raw, Organic, Consciously prepared Food to Share
      with new friends. All welcome. FREE.

      Organic Avenue
      23 Ludlow Street, #2


      Sunday, October 23rd

      VegOut October Potluck

      Bring your favorite comfort food (vegan version, of course) to share
      at our harvest season

      When: Sunday, October 23, 2005 at 5:00 PM

      Where: Want to know where this event is? Sign up for this group.

      Contribution: USD5.00 per person

      Notes: We ask everyone to bring a vegan dish to share (no meat,
      poultry, fish, eggs or
      dairy) and a $5.00 contribution to help with VegOut expenses ($12.00
      if not bringing
      food). No RSVP necessary.

      More information: http://www.vegoutnyc.org


      Friday, November 11th

      Shabbat Celebration with Alok Health
      news@... <news@...>

      An Oasis in Time - Shabbat Ceremony and Feast: November 11
      Join us as we welcome the Shabbat Queen with song, ceremony,
      delicious vegetarian food, and stimulating discussions.

      More information: http://www.alokhealth.com/shabbat.html



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