The Viva Vine: vol #4, no #3: May/June 1995


Sat., May 6
The First Vegetarian Art Show
will have its opening (show runs for 3 weeks); Noon to 5 p.m, Sunnen Gallery, 49 Prince St., NYC. email:

Sat., May 6
United Poultry Concerns will sponsor its Fifth Annual Spring Mourning Vigil for Chickens. Targets are Boston Chicken and Chicken Out, Bethesda, MD. Call 301-948-2406.

Tues., May 9
Friends of Animals
will have its NYC activists meeting, 7 p.m., Gullivers, 120 W. 41st St., 2nd Fl., NYC.

Sat., May 14
Veg Out
(for the Gay and the Gay friendly) will celebrate Mother's Day with a potluck. The event will take place at 1-4 p.m., Central Park. Call 212-802-8655.

Every third Sunday of the month
The Vegan Society of Queens potluck
takes place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., 150-39 75th Ave., #2A, Flushing. Call 718-263-7160.

Every fourth Thursday of the month
Break Bread for a Change
presents its potluck, from 6:30-11 p.m., Gulliver's, 120 W. 41st. St., 2nd Fl. Call 718-797-4175.

Sun., June 4
Island Vegetarians
will have its general meeting, 2:30 to 5:00 p.m., Huntington (Long Island) Public Library, 338 Main St. Call 516-887-4374.

July 26-30
The North American Vegetarian Society will have its (fabulous) Summerfest. Conference and celebrations will take place this year at Bryant College, Smithfield, R.I. Call 518-568-7636.

Aug 5-6
Farm Sanctuary will have its Country Hoe Down. The event will take place at Watkins Glen, NY. A similar event will take place in Orlando, CA, May 27. Call 607-583-2225.

Aug. 6-13
The 8th International Vegan Festival
, sponsponsored by the Vegetarian Union of North America, will take place at SanDiego State University. Register now for best rates. Write VUNA, P.O.B. 61273, Denver, CO 80206.

Schedule to distribute "101 Reasons Why I'm a Vegetarian" in VivaVegie-style vegetarian street advocacy email:

Sun., May 7
Impromptu Parade:
, Meet at 1p.m. at Sunnen Gallery, home of The Vegetarian Art Show.

Sun., May. 14
(Mother's Day): Veal Ban Day, 11:00 a.m. - 4 p.m., post office in SoHo, Mercer and Prince.

Sat., June 24
Mermaid Parade
, Coney Island, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tues., July 4
Fourth of July Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest
, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Sun., Aug. 20
Local Street Fair
, Noon to 3 p.m.

(The VivaVegie Society frequently goes out on short notice. Keep in touch !)

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