The Viva Vine: vol #3, no #3: May / June 1994
Calendar
(Kept in for historical value)

>Fri., Apr.29: United Poultry Concerns Fourth Annual Spring Mourning Vigil for Chickens, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Townsends chicken slaughter plant (where one and a half million chickens die every week), Rt. 24, 2 miles east of Millsboro, DE (3-1/2 hours from Washington, D.C.). Call 301/948-2406 for more info.

> Sundays, May 15, June 19, and July 17 (or otherwise, the third Sunday of every month, barring last minute changes or other conflicts): Vegan Society of Queens Potluck, 2 p.m., Flushing, Queens; call Hubert at 718/263-7160 for details.

>Tuesdays, May 24 and June 28: Break Bread ... for a Change (vegan potluck) 6:30 p.m., Greenpeace offices, 462 B'way @ Grand St, 6th Fl. The May potluck will feature a talk by Alison Holden, volunteer coordinator for Greenpeace, NYC, "James Bay: The Struggle to Save an Ecosystem in Danger." At June's potluck we will hear Shelley Martin, chef, natural foods industry expert and food consultant, speak on "Bovine Growth Hormone: What you can do to protect yourself." Call 718/797-4175 for more info.

>June 3-5: Animal Rights: New Strategies for the 90's, Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ. Including meals and accommodations, $195. Call 201/648-1087.

Schedule to distribute "101 Reasons Why I'm a Vegetarian" in VivaVegie-style vegetarian street advocacy (Email: pamela@vivavegie.org to confirm.):

>Sun., May. 8: Mother's Day/Veal Ban Day, 12 Noon. to 4:00 p.m., Corner of B'way and Prince Street

>Sun., May 29: Memorial Day Weekend, 1 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Central Park.

>Sun., July 4: (Fourth of July), 12 Noon, Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest.

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

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