(Though some, or all of these events may be past, we leave them in for historical reference)
Special thanks to ADVANCE, the ultimate vegetarian calendar
Monday, Nov. 11
Bowl-a-thon fund-raiser with New Jersey Animal Rights Alliance, Northwest District. Call Scott at (908) 850-5840 or Greg and Patti Chontow at (201) 398-0762.
Saturday, Nov. 16
Vegetarian Thanksgiving potluck with the Vegetarian Society of South Jersey. 6:30 pm. Moorestown Community House, 16 W. Main St., Moorestown, N.J. $6 for family, $4 for singles. Bring a vegan dish to share with recipe. Call Joan Fitzpatrick at (609) 216-9095.
Saturday, Nov. 23
Join VivaVegie in Hare Krishna's worldwide "Feed the World Day." In NYC, veg meals (along with pro-veg message) will be distributed city-wide via shelters and charitable organizations. Call 301-299-4797 to volunteer. [see p. 6 for related story]
Big Apple Vegetarians' Thanksgiving Talent and Fashion Show [the event of the season!]. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Reservations, call: Jean Thaler at (718) 438-1523.
Turkey-free Thanksgiving with Howard Lyman. 7 p.m. Sweet Hollow Hall, Melville, Long Island. Bring a vegan dish for six to 10 people. $6. Reservations: Call EarthSave Long Island: (516) 421-3791.
All-vegan Thanksgiving dinner. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. United Poultry Concerns, 14331 Poplar Hill Road, Germantown, Md. Bring a vegan dish, enough for four people. Call (301) 948-2406.
Sunday, Nov. 24
New York Vegetarian Food Festival. Food, cooking demonstrations, speakers. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. New York Coliseum, 59th Street and Broadway, New York City. Free. f(212) 971-0653 or (212) 868-6578.
Vegetarian Thanksgiving with Boston Vegetarian Society. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Country Life Vegetarian Restaurant, Boston. Unlimited buffet, $10. Call (617) 424-8846.
Thursday, Nov. 28
Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast on the Potomac. Tour the river with the Vegetarian Society of the District of Columbia. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Odyssey Cruise Ship, 6th and Water Street, SW. $38. Reservations: Call (202) 362-8349.
Friday, Nov. 29
Fur Free Friday. Rally at Central Park with demonstrations near fur stores. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Meet on the sidewalk at Central Park South, the park side, half a block west of Fifth Avenue. Call (212) 757-2166 for recorded hot line; (212) 247-8120 for a Friends of Animals representative.
Sunday, Dec. 1
The VivaVegie Society hosts an Internet fundraiser nite. Upload your veg-epiphany to cyberpeas.com. Not necessary to have a computer of your own. See your web page on the Internet this very nite--Come with 500 words & a picture of yourself. $35 admission includes web site for a year, and vegan pizza. Call (212) 966-2060. (see cyberpeas info page)
Sunday, Dec. 15
The VivaVegie Society targets holiday shoppers with the "101 Reasons...", Rockefeller Plaza. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call (212) 966-2060 [you must call ahead].
The VivaVegie Society
P.O. Box 1447
New York, NY 10276