The Viva Vine: vol #3, no #5: November / December 1994
(Kept in for historical value)
> Thursday, Nov. 24: Big Apple Vegetarians celebrates Thanksgiving, hosted by Jean Thaler in Brooklyn, NY on Thanksgiving Day. "Big Apple" is the new New York kid on the block, organizing get-togethers taking place (so far) mostly in the boroughs. Most events are $5; however, for this special event with all the vegan fixin's you can eat (tofu turkey, Jean?), you pay $10. Call 718/438-1523.
> Sat., Dec. 17: "Big Apple Awards of 1994." This Big Apple event boasts an awards ceremony to honor noteworthy or exemplary veg people who have advanced the cause of vegetarianism. Call 718/438-1523 for reservations.
> Friday, Nov. 25: Fur Free Friday, The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. in front of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, 1412 Broadway, between 39th and 40th streets in Manhattan, and ends at a rally at Central Park West and 59th Street.
> The third Sunday of every month, barring last minute changes: Vegan Society of Queens Potluck, 2 p.m., Flushing, Queens; call 718/263-7160 for details.
> The fourth Tuesday of the month: Break Bread... for a Change (New York City's granddaddy vegan potluck--the reincarnation of Earthsave New York), 6:30 p.m., Greenpeace offices, 462 B'way @ Grand St, 6th Fl. Call 718/797-4175, if you must.
Schedule to distribute "101 Reasons Why I'm a Vegetarian" in VivaVegie-style vegetarian street advocacy (email: firstname.lastname@example.org
to confirm and to learn of meeting place):
> Sun., Nov. 6: New York City Marathon, Viva Vegie and fellow activists will be holding a banner donated by F.A.R.M. (Farm Animal Reform Movement) emblazoned with the words: "Vegetarianism -- For the Long Run!" (call for game plan).
> Sat., Dec. 10, Target Midtown Holiday Shoppers, 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., followed by lunch at Zen Palate.
(The VivaVegie Society frequently goes out on short notice. Keep in touch !)
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