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- March 4, 2015
- Cuddle Coats PrepCuddle Coats Prep
Time: 6:00 pm
We are receiving lots of fur donations for our Cuddle Coats program and want to ship them to our wildlife rehab partners as soon as possible. Meet at the ARC office (co-located with Ethique Nouveau) at 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis at 6:00 pm to help prep fur coats and accessories for shipment. Wear clothes that can get a little fuzzy. This is a great, low key way to volunteer and meet some of the other people in the group while helping to save animal lives. at 6:00 pm
- ARC In Action MeetingARC In Action Meeting
Time: 7:00 pm
ARC In Action meetings are held every Wednesday from 7-8pm at our vegan store and ARC headquarters, Ethique Nouveau, located at 317 W. 48th St. in South Minneapolis (on 48th St. between Lyndale and Nicollet). Everyone is welcome - you do not have to be an ARC member to attend. Come out, meet other people who care about animals as much as you do, and see how you can get involved. If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail Dallas at email@example.com. at 7:00 pm
- Cuddle Coats PrepCuddle Coats Prep Time: 6:00 pm
- March 6, 2015
- Eat Raw Vegan Food DineoutEat Raw Vegan Food Dineout
Time: 6:30 pm
Enjoy a raw vegan dinner at Ecopolitan, 2409 Lyndale Ave. S in Minneapolis. Ecopolitan is the Twin Cities only all-vegan restaurant. Please RSVP at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/ at 6:30 pm
- Vegan Meal Planning WorkshopVegan Meal Planning Workshop
Time: 7:00 pm
Have you ever been confused about what vegan recipes to make or wanted to learn new tricks for storing your produce? If so, join Melissa Maaske, mentor through Vegan University, for this in-depth vegan meal planning presentation from 7:00-9.00 p.m. at the Fuller Park Recreation Building, 4800 Grand Ave. S in Minneapolis. Melissa will give you tips on grocery shopping, discuss smoothies versus juicing, and give you a seven-day meal guide. We will also discuss looking at vegan nutrition from a holistic perspective and come up with a comprehensive list of salads and sandwiches for on-the-go people. With help from Melissa, you can make empowered choices about what you eat. More details and RSVP at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/ at 7:00 pm
- Eat Raw Vegan Food DineoutEat Raw Vegan Food Dineout Time: 6:30 pm
- March 8, 2015
- Indian Cuisine Cooking ClassIndian Cuisine Cooking Class
Time: 5:00 pm
The Animal Rights Coalition Vegan University program will be hosting a free cooking class at Mississippi Market, 1500 W 7th Street in Saint Paul from 5-8 pm. Join Steve Leinen and Lori Denson to learn how to create delicious vegan Indian food. We will have time to sample afterwards. This class is limited to the first 20 participants, so sign up now at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/ at 5:00 pm
- Free Movie ScreeningFree Movie Screening
Time: 5:30 pm
Please join us for a free screening of Lolita: Slave to Entertainment. This 2003 documentary tells the story of Lolita (original name Tokitae), an orca whale who was captured in 1970 off the Washington coast. She has been a slave for over 44 years at Miami Seaquarium, in the smallest orca tank in the world. ARC volunteer Melanie is attending the Miracle March for Lolita on January 17 in Miami and will bring further information about how we can help this whale who belongs to an endangered species of orca. If this iconic species is not helped, they are facing certain extinction. Screening is at Minnehaha Free Space, 3747 Minnehaha Ave. in Minneapolis. RSVP on the Animal Rights Coalition Facebook page Events section. at 5:30 pm
- Indian Cuisine Cooking ClassIndian Cuisine Cooking Class Time: 5:00 pm
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The Animal Rights Coalition operates Ethique Nouveau; a vegan boutique, where all purchases help fund our animal advocacy programs, at 317 W. 48th St. in Minneapolis. The ARC office is located at the same address.
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ARC Outreach: Many Conversations in Many Locations
We focused on Petland at our booth at the Twin Cities Pet Expo on March 23 and 24 at the Convention Center in Minneapolis and distributed nearly 500 copies of our compelling new Petland brochure. Over 300 people signed up to be notified about our twice monthly demonstrations encouraging Petland not to sell live animals.Our Pay Per View Outreach Team educated 88 Normandale College students in Bloomington on March 19 and 72 Riverland Community College students in Austin on April 1 about the suffering of animals used for food. We gave viewers an opportunity to share their thoughts about the movie, asked them to take a vegan pledge, and offered them an opportunity to receive one vegan recipe via email a week and to sign up for our monthly newsletter.
We held Vegan Shopping Tours on March 9 at the Wedge in Minneapolis, on March 10 at Mississippi Market in St. Paul, on April 2 at Cub Foods in Minneapolis, and on April 7 at the Wedge again. At the Wedge’s request, we’ll be doing tours there one Sunday each month from now on.
We held a movie night on April 8 to watch Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home, at the Minnehaha Free Space. This movie is a story of transformation and healing that explores the lives of people who grew up in traditional animal farming culture and who now question the basic assumptions of this way of life.
Dallas Rising, ARC Program Director, was interviewed on KFAI Radio and Animal Wise Radio. The Animal Wise hosts described ARC as “very thoughtful and pragmatic about how they do their work to advocate for animals. They do a lot of boots on the ground networking and informing, trying to show people a different way of being in the world.”