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  • Vegan = No Meat, Dairy, Eggs Or Honey.
  • For all potlucks: Each individual in your party (with the exception of children under 12) brings a Vegan (No Meat, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin or Honey) dish to share that will feed at least 6 people. If you are uncertain as to "what" to make/purchase, please contact Terri at warm@comcast.net or 609-937-2141.(We request vegan dishes so that all types of vegetarians may enjoy the food.) Please bring your own place setting and recipe (or list of ingredients) also.
  • 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.
  • Please bring your own plate, cup and utensils (if possible --we will have extra) to promote recycling.

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Saturday, December 31; 8pm

NYE POTLUCK PARTY AT JANET'S HOME
26 Princess Ave., Marlton, NJ 08053
Please join us at our annual New Year’s Eve Potluck Party for fun, games, music and great food.
RSVP to Janet at 856-596-3269.

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006; 6:30pm

OLD MOVIE NIGHT IN MOORESTOWN
Moorestown Community Center
16 E. Main St., Moorestown, NJ 08088
Please join us at our annual New Year’s Eve Potluck Party for fun, games, Join us for old movies and snacks at this popular event. Price is $5 for adults, $2 for children and includes a small popcorn and drink. Other delicious snacks and desserts available for purchase.
RSVP to Janet at 856-596-3269.





Past Events, 2005


Sunday, January 23

VEGETARIAN CHILDREN’S PARTY
A fun party for children hosted by Vegetarian Neighbors.
Please call Carol at 856-415-1550 for more details.

Mondays and Tuesdays beginning in January & February

VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASSES - 2 Locations!
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.
DON’T DELAY, REGISTER EARLY!
Instructor: Marian Little

Mondays, Beginning January 24; 6:30pm - 8:30pm (8 sessions)

Goucester City High School Community Education, 1300 Market St., (intersects Rt. 130 S.)
Gloucester City, NJ 08030.
Please call 856-456-4250 x2153 or go to web at  http://www.gcsd.k12.nj.us for more details.

Tuesdays, Beginning February 1; 6:30pm - 9pm (8 sessions)

Clearview Regional Adult Community School, 625 Breakneck Rd.,
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062.
Please call 856-223-2748 or go to web at  http://www.clearviewregional.edu/ for more details.

Sunday, February 20; 11:30am

SUNDAY BRUNCH IN PHILADELPHIA
Sunwishes, 2027 Walnut St., Phila., PA 19103
215-255-8408.
Please join us for a wonderful vegan brunch.
Call Carol by Feb. 13 at 856-415-1550 to reserve your space.

Sunday, March 13; 4pm - 6:15pm

6TH ANNUAL CHILDREN’S PARTY
Newfield Terrace Community Center, New Jersey Ave., Franklin Twp., NJ
Between Malaga and Newfield, from Delsea Dr., West Blvd., or US Rt. 40, reach this section of NJ Ave. via Grubb Rd. and Spruce St. (Hall phone: 856-694-0548)
A fun party for children (ages 3-12 years old) hosted by Vegetarian Neighbors. It will include Crafts by Jennifer, Balloon Animals by Paul, Music, Games and Dancing. Food provided by parents and Vegetarian Neighbors.
Suggested donation: Adult $2, Child $1 and Family $5. To register call Alan Kirkby at 856-629-0878. (Early registration recommended).
Please call Lois at 856-694-3025 for more details.

Sunday, March 20; 12pm (Please be prompt!)

VEGETARIAN MEATOUT CELEBRATION
Bombay Indian Restaurant
2389 Rt. 70 West, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.
(Behind Howard Johnson Restaurant)
Call 856-773-1200 for directions.
Come out and celebrate the Great American Meatout.
Call Carol by March 13 at 856-415-1550 to reserve your space.

Saturday, April 9; 11:am - 3pm

“SUPER NUTRITIOUS FOOD” LECTURE, DEMO & LUNCH
26 Princess Ave., Marlton, NJ 08053
This is the first class in the "Whole Life Approach To Wellness" series presented by VSSJ President, Janet Erickson.
The benefits of enhancing your diet include:
more energy, elimination of colds and allergies, a razor sharp mind for increased productivity, elimination of mood swings for better relationships, increased sex drive plus much more! Also enjoy a delicious, healthy lunch.
Call Janet at 856-596-3269 for cost and details.

Sunday, April 10; 4pm - 6:30pm (Hayride: 4:30pm and Picnic at 5:30pm)

PICNIC AND HAYRIDE WITH THE COWS
Rt. 49, Shiloh, NJ
(Shiloh is on Rt 49 west of Bridgeton and east of Salem. From the center of Shiloh take Rt. 620 south approx. 1.5 miles. Mailbox #465 is across the road from the sanctuary.)
Helga Tacreiter has invited us again to this wonderful sanctuary. Please bring a vegan dish to serve 6-8 people.
Donation requested. Helga’s phone number is 856-455-6637.

THIS EVENT (May 7th at Kind Cafe) HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!

Saturday, May 7; 1pm-3:30pm  <----Cancelled!

"LIVING FOODS FOR ENERGY & ENLIGHTENMENT" LECTURE & FOOD SAMPLING
Kind Café, 724 North 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19123
Please join us for a lecture on the benefits of a raw foods diet presented by KC McQuillan, MA, RN. There will also be a sampling of the café’s menu, books, t-shirts and free literature.
Contact Carol at 856-415-1550 by April 30 to reserve your space.
For directions call 215-922-KIND or visit their web site at  http://www.kindcafe.com/ 

THIS EVENT (May 7th at Kind Cafe) HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!


Sunday, May 15; 4pm - 6:30pm

VEGETARIAN NEIGHBORS TEEN PROGRAM
Details later.
Call Lois at 856-694-3025 for information.

Saturday, May 21; 4:30pm - 7:30pm

GUIDED WALK & POTLUCK AT UNEXPECTED WILDLIFE REFUGE
Newfield, NJ (Please call Refuge at 856-697-3541 for directions)
Come on a guided walk of this wonderful sanctuary with Sarah Sommerville, director of the refuge. After the walk, join us for a potluck.
Suggested donation of $5 to benefit the refuge. Call Carol at 856-415-1550 to register by May 14.

Sunday, May 29; Noon - 5pm

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND PICNIC & LECTURE
American Vegan Society (AVS), 56 Dinshah Lane, Malaga, NJ
Join us for this wonderful picnic lunch. After lunch, there will be two speakers: Dr. Milton Mills and Caryn Hartglass of Earthsave. Donation requested.
Please register by May 24. Call Freya at 856-694-2887 for more details.

Sunday, June 12 (rain or shine) 10am-4pm

VSSJ Food Booth & Literature Table at Earth Fair 2005
Historic Smithville Park
Smithville Rd (3/4 mile off Rt. 38) Eastampton, NJ
(For directions only, call 609-265-5858 or 609-265-5068)

VSSJ will have a literature table and food booth at the event. We will be serving hummus vegetable wraps, watermelon, bottled water & natural sodas.
If you would like to volunteer at this exciting event, call Janet at 856-596-3269. It is a full day of fun, education, music, food and activities for the whole family with over 10,000 people in attendance.


Mondays, Beginning September 26; 6:45pm - 8:45pm

VEGETARIAN COOKING CLASSES - STARTING IN SEPTEMBER!
Gloucester City High School Community Education, (Room C24)
1300 Market St., 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.
DON’T DELAY, REGISTER EARLY!
Please call 856-456-4250 x2153 for more details and go to web at  http://www.gcsd.k12.nj.us for direccions.

Saturday, September 10

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY DAY!
Janvier School
Pennsylvania Ave, Franklinville, NJ
For 12 years Vegetarian Neighbors has run a booth selling vegan food on this day when families and friends are out en masse to socialize and have fun. Event includes entertainment (live bands, magic, jugglers, dancing and twirling) informative displays, crafts, games, antique cars, helicopter rides, and more, plus fireworks at dusk. Vegetarian Neighbors offers a no-cholesterol low-fat menu, fresh from our farms and gardens, including veggie burgers and meatless big franks--with all the trimmings. Look for our yellow and green Vegetarian Neighbors banner on Yum Yum Court.
Admission is free.
If you can join our team for the day, call Freya at 856-694-2887.


Saturday, October 1; 10am - 4:30pm (rain or shine)

19TH ANNUAL MARLTON FESTIVAL
Main St., Marlton, NJ 08053
We will be having a vegetarian (vegan) food booth and information table with literature, books and t-shirts. The festival includes entertainment, face painting, food and crafts. Please e-mail Terri at warm@comcast.net to volunteer.

Sunday, October 2; 10am - 4pm (rain or shine)

PINELANDS DISCOVERY FESTIVAL
Historic Whitesbog Village
Rt 530 (mile marker 13), Browns Mills, NJ
We will be having a vegetarian (vegan) food booth and information table with literature, books and t-shirts. The festival includes artists, authors, entertainers, exhibitors, crafters, environmental groups and cranberry & blueberry culture tours.
Please e-mail Terri at warm@comcast.net to volunteer.

Saturday, October 15; 10:15am (hike) 12:00pm (lunch)

BLUE SAGE RESTAURANT HIKE AND LUNCHEON
Southampton, PA
Join us for a hike in the area and then a meal (includes appetizers, soup, lunch entree, drinks) at this wonderful gourmet vegetarian restaurant. Price is $20 including tip.
Please RSVP AT LEAST ONE WEEK PRIOR to event to Terri at 609-937-2141 or warm@comcast.net and send check to address above.

Saturday, October 22; 3pm

SANCTUARY WALK & POTLUCK
Newfield, NJ (Please call Refuge at 856-697-3541 for directions)
Come on a guided walk of this wonderful sanctuary with Sarah Sommerville, director of the refuge. After the walk, join us for a potluck. Suggested donation of $5 to benefit the refuge.
Call Carol at 856-415-1550 to register as space is limited.

Saturday, November 19; 6:30pm

THANKSGIVING POTLUCK
Moorestown Community Center
16 E. Main St., Moorestown, NJ 08088
Join us for our annual Thanksgiving Vegan Potluck Dinner. We will also have a raffle, book room and a special surprise. Each individual in your party (with the exception of children under 12) brings a Vegan (No Meat, Dairy, Eggs, Gelatin or Honey) dish to share that will feed at least 6 people.
Please RSVP AT LEAST ONE WEEK PRIOR to event to Terri at 609-937-2141 or warm@comcast.net and send check to address above. If you are uncertain as to "what" to make/purchase, please contact Terri at warm@comcast.net or 609-937-2141.
Admission is $4 for individuals, $6 for a family, $2 discount for members. RSVP to Myrna at 1-877-www-vssj.


THIS EVENT (December 10 Holiday Party at Terri's) HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!

Saturday, December 10; 6:30pm   <----Cancelled!

ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY AT TERRI’S HOME
Deptford, NJ
VSSJ will be providing a full-course 100% vegan meal from appetizers to dessert. BYOB. $12 for members, $15 for non-members.
Shoes off at front door; bring your holiday socks.
RSVP at least one week prior to event to Terri at warm@comcast.net or 609-937-2141.

THIS EVENT (December 10 Holiday Party at Terri's) HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!







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