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Calendar of Events, 2004


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  • Vegan = No Meat, Dairy, Eggs Or Honey.
  • Make checks for events payable to "VSSJ" and mail them to Tammy Klein, 442 Paddock Court, Sewell, NJ 08080.
  • Contact Myrna At 1-877-WWW-VSSJ for additional information, directions or to volunteer.
  • Please check your e-mail on the day of the event for the possibility of cancellation.  If you're not on our yahoo e-mail list, please visit our website at www.vssj.com to add your name.
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Saturday, December 11; 1:30pm

PRE-HOLIDAY PARTY LUNCHEON AT NORMA'S MEDITERRANEAN & MIDDLE EASTERN RESTAURANT.
145 Barclay Farms Shopping Center, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
856-795-1373
Please join us for our pre-holiday party luncheon. We will also have a Raffle.
Cost is $20 per person.
Info:  Carol at 415-1550 to reserve your space by Dec. 2nd.

Friday, December 31; 8:00pm

ANNUAL NEW YEARíS EVE PARTY
26 Princess Ave., Marlton, NJ 08053
Please join us for our annual potluck New Yearís Eve party.
Please bring a vegan dish to serve 4-6 people along with a board game.
Info:  Janet at 856-596-3269.



Past Events, 2004




Eight Mondays starting Monday, Jan 26 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm

NATURAL FOODS/HEALTHY COOKING CLASS
Eight Monday evenings beginning Monday, Jan 26 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the high school which is located at Market & Route 130, Gloucester City, NJ.
Registration deadline is the day class begins, Jan 26, but no in-person registration is accepted the day of the class.
In-person registration: Jan 12 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm.
For registration info, call Linda McGlinchy at 856-4250 x2156.

Eight Tuesday nights starting Tuesday, Feb 10 6:30 - 9:00pm

COOKING WITH NATURAL FOODS
Eight Tuesday evenings beginning Feb 10 6:30 - 9:00pm (no class on March 16)
Clearview Regional, 625 Breakneck Road, Mullica Hill. Fee is $40 with a $25 food fee the first night.
In-person registration: Wed, Jan 7 from 4:30pm - 8:00pm in the lobby of the high school.
For info call Valerie Philippi at 223-2748 or view www.clearviewregional.edu.

Sunday, March 14 - 5:30pm

PIZZA BELLA RESTAURANT
1406 S. Main Rd., Vineland, NJ.  856-696-4911
Please join us at this restaurant where a variety of vegetable toppings (lactose-free, casein-free non-dairy "cheese") are available.
Please reserve by March 12.
For more info and to make reservations, call Freya Dinshah at 856-694-2887.

Saturday, March 20 - 4:30pm

GREAT AMERICAN MEATOUT DINNER AT SINGAPORE VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT
219 Berlin Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ.  856-795-0188
Join us at this vegetarian restaurant to celebrate the Great American Meatout!   Door prizes, acoustic guitar music by Gerry Lomsky. Join VSSJ at the Meatout and receive your $5 discount!
Cost is $20 per person. $5 discount for members.
Call Terri at 609-261-4470 for details.

Monday, April 5 - 6:45pm

OFFICERS MEETING
Call Janet at 856-983-3964 or email her at veggie@vssj.com for location of meeting.

Sunday, April 18 - 5:30pm

PICNIC WITH THE COWS
Helga Tacreiter has invited us again to have a hayride and picnic with the cows at her cattle sanctuary. This is a good event for children, teens & adults.
Shiloh is on NJ Rt. 49, west of Bridgeton and east of Salem. From the center of Shiloh take County Rt. 620 south approx. 1.4 miles. Mailbox #465 is across the road from the sanctuary.
Arrive at 4pm to visit with the cows, other animals and with each other. Also learn about "cowches". Helga will provide hayrides as needed. We will gather about 5:30 PM to tell about our food and to eat.
Donation requested. Helga's phone number is 856-455-6637. Call Lois for more info at 856-694-3025.

Monday, April 19 - 7pm

BUSINESS MEETING/MEAL AT NORMA'S MEDITERRANEAN & MIDDLE EASTERN RESTAURANT
145 Barclay Farms Shopping Center., Rt. 70 West, Cherry Hill, NJ. 856-795-1373.
Join us for a business meeting to discuss our food booth at Appel Farm and share a meal.

Saturday, April 24 - Noon, be at the restaurant by 11:45am

BLUE SAGE VEGETARIAN GRILLE LUNCH OUTING AND OPTIONAL HIKE (ON YOUR OWN)
772 Second Street Pike, Southampton, PA 215-942-8888
Meet with us at this gourmet vegetarian restaurant for a delicious meal. Lunch will include many vegetarian and vegan choices of appetizers, soups, entrees and beverages (raspberry iced tea, tea and coffee --no specialty drinks).
Price is $20 for non-members and $17 for members. Must receive payment by April 10th to reserve your seat due to limited seating.
Pleae remember that the hike after lunch is optional and you will be on your own--please bring a dessert if you plan to go on the hike.
Call Terri at 609-261-4470 for details.

Sunday, May 2; 4pm

VEGETARIAN NEIGHBORS TEEN PROGRAM PICNIC
Washington Lake Park, Hurffville-Crosskeys Rd., Hurffville, NJ
This is a large park. We plan to have some activities for teenagers.
Donation requested.
We will meet at 4pm at Parking Lot C. Call Lois for more info at 856-694-3025.

Monday, May 3; 6:45pm

OFFICERS MEETING
Call Janet at 856-983-3964 or email her at veggie@vssj.com for location of meeting.

Sunday, May 30; 12 Noon (Lunch-Noon and Lectures-2pm & 3:30pm)

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND PICNIC AND TWO LECTURES
American Vegan Society (AVS), 72 Dinshah Lane, Malaga, NJ 856-694-2887
Join the American Vegan Society for a picnic lunch followed by The Greatest Diet on Earth, a lecture by Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Our second speaker will be Sarah Summerville, director of Unexpected Wildlife Refuge and editor of The Beaver Defenders. She will speak about Unexpected Wildlife Refuge with a historical slide show explaining how, why and when the refuge came to be with a brief introduction to our friends, the beavers.
Contact AVS at 856-694-2887 for further details, meal price, etc.

Saturday, June 5; 11am - 3pm

VEGETARIAN WORKSHOP
Monmouth County Library
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ 07726

Guest Speaker: Joel Fuhrman, M.D.
Film: "Peaceful Kingdom".
Cooking Demonstrations, Children's activities and a lot more!
Call 732-780-0478 or 732-985-1663 for more information.

Click below to download the official poster with more details and directions to the library. To view the poster you need to have Adobe Acrobat reader (.pdf) installed in your machine.
Click to open the Vegetarian Workshoop Poster

...Or you can view the poster without Acrobat Reader if you click below.
http://www.geocities.com/vegworkshop/.

Monday, June 7; 6:45pm

OFFICERS MEETING
Call Janet at 856-983-3964 or email her at veggie@vssj.com for location of meeting.

Sunday, June 13; 5:30pm

BUFFET DINNER/LECTURE AT ELEVEN EAST CAFE
11 East High St., Glassboro, NJ 856-307-1107
Join us for a wonderful meal and the lecture Nourishing Spiritual Growth by Janet Erickson, M.Div. Janet is the Founding President of the Vegetarian Society of South Jersey. She has an alternative healing practice in NJ.
In addition to studying many alternative therapies, she is a certified kinesiologist and has her Masters of Divinity. She will share with you how your diet affects your spirit as well as tips to enhance your life.
For more details, cost and reservations (reservations due by June 4) call Lois at 856-694-3025.

Sunday, July 4; 4:30pm

VEGETARIAN POTLUCK PICNIC AND FREE PAT BENATAR CONCERT & FIREWORKS
Cooper River Park, Park Blvd., (between Rt. 130 and Cuthbert Blvd.) Pennsauken, NJ 08109
Join us for a vegetarian potluck picnic at the park before the concert and fireworks. Please bring a vegan* dish (serving 4-6 people) to share at this event.
Call Steve at 856-767-8807 for details.

Tuesday, July 20; 7:00pm

MEETING AND DINNER OUT
Singapore Vegetarian Restaurant, 219 Berlin Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. (Call Singapore at 856-795-0188 for directions.)
We will discuss the annual picnic and other future events while sharing a meal together.
Call Janet at 856-596-3269 for more info.

Saturday, August 14; 2pm - 6pm

VEGETARIAN PICNIC WITH GUEST SPEAKER GEORGE EISMAN
26 Princess Ave., Marlton, NJ 08053
Come to our annual vegetarian picnic with guest speaker George Eisman. Full course meal provided.
Mr. Eisman will be speaking on the following topics:   "What's Wrong With The Atkins Diet?" and "Diet and Disease".
$10 Members, $12 Non-Members.  Please send your check to the address indicated at the top of this page by August 7; Call Janet at 856-596-3269 for more info.  (You may call after 8/7 to check availability.)

Saturday, September 11

Celebrate Franklin Township Day at Janvier School,
Pennsylvania Ave, Rt. 538 & Stanton Ave, Franklinville.
We will have a food booth to sell vegan food, so we need volunteers.
Call Freya at 856/694-2887 to help.

Saturday, September 18; 4pm-9pm

STEVEíS POTLUCK DINNER, MOVIE AND GAMES NIGHT
693 5th Street, Atco, NJ 08004
Please bring a vegan dish to serve 4-6 people along with a board game or DVD.
Contact Steve at 856-767-8807 for details.

Saturday, September 25; 10am-4pm

WENONAH ANNUAL HARVEST FAIR
Mantua Ave., Wenonah, NJ 08090 (at park across the street from post office)
We will be staffing an information table with books, t-shirts and vegan food samples.
Please call Carol at 856-415-1550 to volunteer to help at this event.

Mondays, Beginning September 27; 6:30pm - 8:30pm. 8 sessions.

COOKING WITH NATURAL FOODS
Instructor: Marian Little Gloucester City High School Community Education,
1300 Market St., (Intersects Rt. 130 South) Gloucester City, NJ 08030
Learn to cook a low fat, plant-based diet. Cook healthful, economical meals and find out how to get protein from vegetables, grains and legumes (using no dairy products or eggs) and what to do with tofu.
Please bring cutting/dicing utensils and containers to class.
DONíT DELAY, REGISTER EARLY! Please call 856-456-4250 x2153 for more info. Check out their website at http://www.gcsd.k12.nj.us for directions only.
Click here to see the official event flyer.

Wednesday, September 29; 7pm-9pm

MEETING AND DINNER OUT
Singapore Vegetarian Restaurant, 219 Haddonfield-Berlin Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 (The Centrum Shoppes).
(Call Singapore at 856-795-0188 for directions or see MapQuest.com.)
We will discuss future events while sharing a meal together.
Call Janet at 856-596-3269 for more info..

Saturday, October 2; 10am - 4pm

MARLTON ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL
Main St., Marlton, NJ 08053
We will be staffing an information table with books, t-shirts & food samples.
Please call Janet at 856-596-3269 to volunteer.

Sunday, October 3; 10am - 4pm (rain or shine)

9th ANNUAL PINELANDS MONTH CELEBRATION
Historic Whitesbog Village, Rt 530 (mile marker 13), Browns Mills, NJ.
We will be having a vegetarian food booth and information table to celebrate World Vegetarian Day. The festival includes artists, musicians, entertainers and exhibitors.
Please call Janet at 856-596-3269 to volunteer for this fun event.

Tuesdays, Beginning October 5; 6:30pm - 9pm. 8 sessions.

COOKING WITH NATURAL FOODS
Instructor: Marian Little, Course #T-15, High School Room 134
Clearview Regional Adult Community School,
625 Breakneck Rd., Mullica Hill, NJ 08062.
Learn to cook a low fat, plant-based diet. Cook healthful, economical meals and find out how to get protein from vegetables, grains and legumes (using no dairy products or eggs) and what to do with tofu.
Cost is $40. An additional $25 material fee is payable in cash to the instructor the first night of class to cover the food cost for the entire eight sessions. Please bring cutting/dicing utensils and containers to class.
DON'T DELAY, REGISTER EARLY!
Please call 856-223-2748 or go to web at www.clearviewregional.edu to register.
Click here to see the official event flyer.

Saturday & Sunday, October 9 & 10: Columbus Day weekend,

Deerfield Harvest Festival.
Morton Ave, Rosenhayn, west of Vineland just off Landis Ave.
We'd like to have a food booth if we have enough volunteers. Booth reservations must be made in advance.
Call Freya at 856/694-2887 to volunteer.

Saturday, November 6

Helga Tacreiter has invited us to have a hayride & feed the cows at her cattle sanctuary.
This is fun for children, teens, & adults. Shiloh is on NJ Rt. 49 west of Bridgeton & east of Salem. From the center of Shiloh take County Rt. 620 south approx. 1.4 miles. Mailbox #465 is across the road from the sanctuary.
We will gather about 1:00 PM to eat before hayrides etc. If it is warm enough we will use bales of hay to put food on and to sit on. Otherwise we will eat indoors. Helga will provide hayrides as needed.
Donation requested. Helga's phone # 856/455-6637.

Saturday, November 20; 6:30pm

ANNUAL THANKSGIVING POTLUCK DINNER & OLD MOVIES NIGHT
Moorestown Community Center, 16 E. Main St., Moorestown, NJ 08088.
Join us for our annual Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner and Movie. We will also have a raffle and book room. Please bring a vegan dish to serve 4-6 people.
Admission is $4 for individuals, $6 for a family, $2 discount for members.
Contact Myrna at 1-877-www-vssj for more details.

Thursday, November 25; 5pm

4th ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DAY POTLUCK
Philadelphia Ethical Society, 1906 South Rittenhouse Square, Phila., PA 19103
Please bring a vegan dish to feed 6-8 people. Include an ingredient card with dish.
Optional:  Bring a game, a poem or musical instrument.
ONLY BY RSVP. Deadline 11/24.
Need volunteers for set up & clean up.
Info:  zlovesean@aol.com or 215-247-1915.




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