The Viva Vine: vol #3, no #3: May / June 1994
(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: email@example.com to confirm.):
>Sun., May. 8: Mother's Day/Veal Ban Day, 12 Noon. to 4:00 p.m., Corner of B'way and
>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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