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April 1, 2017
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Annual Vegan Hotdish Cookoff at 12:00 pm
Annual Vegan Hotdish Cookoff
April 1, 2017 12:00 pm
Save the date for the Fifth Annual Vegan Hotdish Cookoff: 2017 Mac N Cheese Edition. We will have over 10 contestants showing their skills at creating cheezy goodness. Original and creative recipes from area cooks will compete in two prize categories: Audience Favorite and Judge\'s Choice.. Our judge\'s panel includes the gorgeous and talented Mistress Ginger; Laura VanZandt, social media director at the Herbivorous Butcher and local blogger at One Girl Two Cities; Laura Matanah, Executive Director of Compassionate Action for Animals; and Mary Montoya, two-time cookoff winner! Support ARC\'s animal advocacy work while tasting a variety of Mac N Cheeses for only $1 a sample. Free beverages will be provided and there will be great door prizes. Your best Church Lady attire is welcome, but not required. Please RSVP at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415
Save the date for the Fifth Annual Vegan Hotdish Cookoff: 2017 Mac N Cheese Edition. We will have over 10 contestants showing their skills at creating cheezy goodness. Original and creative recipes from area cooks will compete in two prize categories: Audience Favorite and Judge\'s Choice.. Our judge\'s panel includes the gorgeous and talented Mistress Ginger; Laura VanZandt, social media director at the Herbivorous Butcher and local blogger at One Girl Two Cities; Laura Matanah, Executive Director of Compassionate Action for Animals; and Mary Montoya, two-time cookoff winner! Support ARC\'s animal advocacy work while tasting a variety of Mac N Cheeses for only $1 a sample. Free beverages will be provided and there will be great door prizes. Your best Church Lady attire is welcome, but not required. Please RSVP at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415
April 2, 2017
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April 3, 2017
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April 4, 2017
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April 5, 2017
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Discussion Group and Potluck at 6:30 pm
Discussion Group and Potluck
April 5, 2017 6:30 pm
Join ARC\'s program director, Chelsea Youngquist and volunteer coordinator Katie Arndt, in a discussion about effective advocacy strategies and tactics for animal rights activists. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own ideas as well as a vegan snack or meal side. This is meant to be a low key, social learning environment. If you can bring something to share, please post in the comments so we do not have duplicates of food. Location is ARC office (co-located with Ethique Nouveau), 317 W 48th St., Minneapolis from 6:30-8:30 p.m. RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/401620356864459/ or Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415
Join ARC\'s program director, Chelsea Youngquist and volunteer coordinator Katie Arndt, in a discussion about effective advocacy strategies and tactics for animal rights activists. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own ideas as well as a vegan snack or meal side. This is meant to be a low key, social learning environment. If you can bring something to share, please post in the comments so we do not have duplicates of food. Location is ARC office (co-located with Ethique Nouveau), 317 W 48th St., Minneapolis from 6:30-8:30 p.m. RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/401620356864459/ or Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415
April 6, 2017
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April 7, 2017
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April 8, 2017
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Pay Per View at Longevity Expo (All Day)
Pay Per View at Longevity Expo
April 8, 2017 12:00
We are doing Pay Per View outreach and vegan food sampling at the Longevity Expo in Maple Grove today. Pay Per View is an innovative form of outreach where people are offered $1.00 to view a short film about the lives of animals used for food, answer follow-up questions during a debrief conversation with a trained volunteer, and then go home with information about how changing their eating habits can make a huge difference for animals, the earth, and themselves. This is a life-changing experience for many viewers. ARC has an enthusiastic team of volunteers who make Pay Per View happen. Join this team and get training in how to have powerful, effective conversations about animal issues and plant-based eating. Email chelsea@animalrightscoalition.com for more info.
We are doing Pay Per View outreach and vegan food sampling at the Longevity Expo in Maple Grove today. Pay Per View is an innovative form of outreach where people are offered $1.00 to view a short film about the lives of animals used for food, answer follow-up questions during a debrief conversation with a trained volunteer, and then go home with information about how changing their eating habits can make a huge difference for animals, the earth, and themselves. This is a life-changing experience for many viewers. ARC has an enthusiastic team of volunteers who make Pay Per View happen. Join this team and get training in how to have powerful, effective conversations about animal issues and plant-based eating. Email chelsea@animalrightscoalition.com for more info.
Easy Peasy Plant Based Cheese at 10:00 am
Easy Peasy Plant Based Cheese
April 8, 2017 10:00 am
Join us for this FREE class, led by Vegan University mentor Steve, and learn to make plant based cheeses. In this class we will cover making mozzarella, a cheese sauce, a cheese ball, and feta. This is a demonstration class with sampling and discussion. Location is Eastside Food Co-op, 2551 Central Av NE, Minneapolis. You must register at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415 AND at the Eastside Co-op link provided on the Meetup page.
Join us for this FREE class, led by Vegan University mentor Steve, and learn to make plant based cheeses. In this class we will cover making mozzarella, a cheese sauce, a cheese ball, and feta. This is a demonstration class with sampling and discussion. Location is Eastside Food Co-op, 2551 Central Av NE, Minneapolis. You must register at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415 AND at the Eastside Co-op link provided on the Meetup page.
April 9, 2017
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April 10, 2017
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April 11, 2017
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April 12, 2017
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April 13, 2017
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New Volunteer Orientation at 6:00 pm
New Volunteer Orientation
April 13, 2017 6:00 pm
Please join Katie, ARC Volunteer Coordinator, to learn about the Animal Rights Coalition\'s mission, values, and goals. We will discuss what our volunteers do and how we present our messages to the public. Katie can answer any of your questions! We\'ll meet at the ARC office (co-located with Ethique Nouveau), 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis from 6:00-7:00 p.m. RSVP at AR Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/events/238808236// or on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1884902655132802/ Note: The volunteer orientation is different from the bi-monthly volunteer meeting held on Wednesday evenings. The bi-monthly meetings are for current volunteers who are interested in upcoming volunteer events.
Please join Katie, ARC Volunteer Coordinator, to learn about the Animal Rights Coalition\'s mission, values, and goals. We will discuss what our volunteers do and how we present our messages to the public. Katie can answer any of your questions! We\'ll meet at the ARC office (co-located with Ethique Nouveau), 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis from 6:00-7:00 p.m. RSVP at AR Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/events/238808236// or on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1884902655132802/ Note: The volunteer orientation is different from the bi-monthly volunteer meeting held on Wednesday evenings. The bi-monthly meetings are for current volunteers who are interested in upcoming volunteer events.
April 14, 2017
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April 15, 2017
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April Vegan Egg Hunt for Kids at 10:30 am
April Vegan Egg Hunt for Kids
April 15, 2017 10:30 am
Come celebrate spring with a vegan egg hunt! We will be meeting at Fuller Park and the vegan egg hunt will be from 10:30am to 11:30am. Fuller Park is at 48th and Grand in South Minneapolis. Please bring a basket, bucket, or bag along to collect the eggs. There is a requested donation of $2 per child to help cover the cost of the event but no family is turned away for inability to pay. If you plan to attend, respond by April 12th with an RSVP that includes the number of children in your party so that we can plan amounts accordingly. RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1670063683302393/
Come celebrate spring with a vegan egg hunt! We will be meeting at Fuller Park and the vegan egg hunt will be from 10:30am to 11:30am. Fuller Park is at 48th and Grand in South Minneapolis. Please bring a basket, bucket, or bag along to collect the eggs. There is a requested donation of $2 per child to help cover the cost of the event but no family is turned away for inability to pay. If you plan to attend, respond by April 12th with an RSVP that includes the number of children in your party so that we can plan amounts accordingly. RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1670063683302393/
Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale at 1:00 pm
Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale
April 15, 2017 1:00 pm
It\'s that time of year again! The World Wide Vegan Bake Sale is the biggest and best bake sale of the year. All proceeds will benefit SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary. SoulSpace, located in New Richmond, Wisconsin, provides rescue, rehabilitation, and a permanent safe haven to farm animals in need. Come and bring your friends to stock up on lots of vegan goodies. Sweets and savories, we\'ll probably even have treats for dogs! Remember to bring a box or container to haul your loot home because we\'ll be charging for boxes to keep the event eco-friendly. If you donate baked goods, make sure to write the ingredients down so people with food allergies are well-informed. Donated items should be pre-wrapped or cut so that they\'re easier to divvy up. Please drop them off between 12 and 12:45 on the day of the sale or between 12pm-6pm the day before. The sale runs from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Ethique Nouveau, 317 West 48th Street in Minneapolis.
It\'s that time of year again! The World Wide Vegan Bake Sale is the biggest and best bake sale of the year. All proceeds will benefit SoulSpace Farm Sanctuary. SoulSpace, located in New Richmond, Wisconsin, provides rescue, rehabilitation, and a permanent safe haven to farm animals in need. Come and bring your friends to stock up on lots of vegan goodies. Sweets and savories, we\'ll probably even have treats for dogs! Remember to bring a box or container to haul your loot home because we\'ll be charging for boxes to keep the event eco-friendly. If you donate baked goods, make sure to write the ingredients down so people with food allergies are well-informed. Donated items should be pre-wrapped or cut so that they\'re easier to divvy up. Please drop them off between 12 and 12:45 on the day of the sale or between 12pm-6pm the day before. The sale runs from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Ethique Nouveau, 317 West 48th Street in Minneapolis.
April 16, 2017
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April 17, 2017
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April 18, 2017
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April 19, 2017
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Earth Day at Cigna HealthCare at 11:00 am
Earth Day at Cigna HealthCare
April 19, 2017 11:00 am
ARC will be doing vegan outreach and plant-based food sampling at Cigna HealthCare\'s Earth Day event at their Eden Prairie campus from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
ARC will be doing vegan outreach and plant-based food sampling at Cigna HealthCare\'s Earth Day event at their Eden Prairie campus from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Teach-In: Foie Gras in MN at 6:30 pm
Teach-In: Foie Gras in MN
April 19, 2017 6:30 pm
The Animal Rights Coalition is rebooting its Forego Foie Gras campaign, and we would like YOU to become a volunteer for it. In this teach-in, you will learn why foie gras is a particularly heinous form of farmed animal cruelty that deserves attention. We will update you on facts and statistics and then provide you with opportunities to get involved in the campaign. While attending the teach-in you will also have the opportunity to volunteer for Cuddle Coats, a campaign that collects fur coats from the public and sends them to partner wildlife rehabilitation centers across the nation. Supplies and instructions provided! *Volunteering for Cuddle Coats is optional.* Snacks provided, or bring one to share! Event is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the ARC office (co-located with Ethique Nouveau) at 317 W 48th St., Minneapolis, MN 55419. RSVP at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415 or AR Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/
The Animal Rights Coalition is rebooting its Forego Foie Gras campaign, and we would like YOU to become a volunteer for it. In this teach-in, you will learn why foie gras is a particularly heinous form of farmed animal cruelty that deserves attention. We will update you on facts and statistics and then provide you with opportunities to get involved in the campaign. While attending the teach-in you will also have the opportunity to volunteer for Cuddle Coats, a campaign that collects fur coats from the public and sends them to partner wildlife rehabilitation centers across the nation. Supplies and instructions provided! *Volunteering for Cuddle Coats is optional.* Snacks provided, or bring one to share! Event is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the ARC office (co-located with Ethique Nouveau) at 317 W 48th St., Minneapolis, MN 55419. RSVP at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415 or AR Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/
April 20, 2017
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April 21, 2017
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April 22, 2017
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Pay Per View at Green Expo (All Day)
Pay Per View at Green Expo
April 22, 2017 12:00
We are doing Pay Per View outreach and vegan food sampling at the Green Expo at the National Sports Center in Blaine today. Pay Per View is an innovative form of outreach where people are offered $1.00 to view a short film about the lives of animals used for food, answer follow-up questions during a debrief conversation with a trained volunteer, and then go home with information about how changing their eating habits can make a huge difference for animals, the earth, and themselves. This is a life-changing experience for many viewers. ARC has an enthusiastic team of volunteers who make Pay Per View happen. Join this team and get training in how to have powerful, effective conversations about animal issues and plant-based eating. Email chelsea@animalrightscoalition.com for more info.
We are doing Pay Per View outreach and vegan food sampling at the Green Expo at the National Sports Center in Blaine today. Pay Per View is an innovative form of outreach where people are offered $1.00 to view a short film about the lives of animals used for food, answer follow-up questions during a debrief conversation with a trained volunteer, and then go home with information about how changing their eating habits can make a huge difference for animals, the earth, and themselves. This is a life-changing experience for many viewers. ARC has an enthusiastic team of volunteers who make Pay Per View happen. Join this team and get training in how to have powerful, effective conversations about animal issues and plant-based eating. Email chelsea@animalrightscoalition.com for more info.
Duluth Shrine Circus Protest at 9:30 am
Duluth Shrine Circus Protest
April 22, 2017 9:30 am
The Shrine Circus will be in Duluth and we want to keep the pressure on with two protests: one from 12:30-2:00 p.m. and the second from 5:30-7:00 p.m. (preceding the Saturday shows). We will help organize carpools up to Duluth Saturday morning and back again Saturday night. Katie and Chelsea will also sweeten the pot by providing delicious and vegan road trip snacks! RSVP at AR Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/events/238628891/
The Shrine Circus will be in Duluth and we want to keep the pressure on with two protests: one from 12:30-2:00 p.m. and the second from 5:30-7:00 p.m. (preceding the Saturday shows). We will help organize carpools up to Duluth Saturday morning and back again Saturday night. Katie and Chelsea will also sweeten the pot by providing delicious and vegan road trip snacks! RSVP at AR Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/events/238628891/
April 23, 2017
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ARC Volunteer Day at CRR at 12:00 pm
ARC Volunteer Day at CRR
April 23, 2017 12:00 pm
Join us for our 2nd Annual ARC Volunteer Day at Chicken Run Rescue! RSVP as soon as possible as this popular event is limited to 20 people! RSVP at AR Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/ Chicken Run Rescue has been rehabilitating and making a home for injured and abandoned chickens since 2001. Please join us as we help to get their brand new facility ready for spring! We will be performing any tasks that need doing. There will be plenty of variety for all levels of strength and mobility. Vegan lunch will be provided. Event is from noon to 3:00 PM. CRR is located in the South Metro area about 30 minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul. For security reasons, CRR is a closed sanctuary open only to staff, volunteers, and invited guests. We will send out the exact address to those who RSVP YES prior to the event. We can help assist with carpools from the metro. Please post if you can take folks in your vehicle or if you need a ride.
Join us for our 2nd Annual ARC Volunteer Day at Chicken Run Rescue! RSVP as soon as possible as this popular event is limited to 20 people! RSVP at AR Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/ Chicken Run Rescue has been rehabilitating and making a home for injured and abandoned chickens since 2001. Please join us as we help to get their brand new facility ready for spring! We will be performing any tasks that need doing. There will be plenty of variety for all levels of strength and mobility. Vegan lunch will be provided. Event is from noon to 3:00 PM. CRR is located in the South Metro area about 30 minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul. For security reasons, CRR is a closed sanctuary open only to staff, volunteers, and invited guests. We will send out the exact address to those who RSVP YES prior to the event. We can help assist with carpools from the metro. Please post if you can take folks in your vehicle or if you need a ride.
Easy Peasy Whole Foods Cooking at 1:00 pm
Easy Peasy Whole Foods Cooking
April 23, 2017 1:00 pm
Join Vegan University volunteer and amazing home chef Shaun for a fun vegan cooking class at Mississippi Market in St. Paul. We\'ll prepare a selection of delicious plant-based dishes that will encourage you to add more whole foods to your diet. Class is on Sunday 4/23 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Mississippi Market Co-op, 1500 West 7th Street in St. Paul, Minnesota . Event limited to the first 16 folks purchasing tickets. Cost is $15 for co-op members and $12 for non-members. RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1840058412873672/ or Vegan Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/events/239358981/ AND at the eventbrite link provided on the event Facebook and Meetup pages.
Join Vegan University volunteer and amazing home chef Shaun for a fun vegan cooking class at Mississippi Market in St. Paul. We\'ll prepare a selection of delicious plant-based dishes that will encourage you to add more whole foods to your diet. Class is on Sunday 4/23 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Mississippi Market Co-op, 1500 West 7th Street in St. Paul, Minnesota . Event limited to the first 16 folks purchasing tickets. Cost is $15 for co-op members and $12 for non-members. RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1840058412873672/ or Vegan Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/events/239358981/ AND at the eventbrite link provided on the event Facebook and Meetup pages.
April 24, 2017
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April 25, 2017
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April 26, 2017
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April 27, 2017
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If a Tree Falls Film Screening at 6:00 pm
If a Tree Falls Film Screening
April 27, 2017 6:00 pm
Join us for a FREE screening of this extraordinary documentary! IF A TREE FALLS: A STORY OF THE EARTH LIBERATION FRONT tells the remarkable story of the rise and fall of this ELF cell, by focusing on the transformation and radicalization of one of its members. In 2005, Daniel McGowan was arrested by Federal agents in a nationwide sweep of radical environmentalists involved with the Earth Liberation Front. Part coming-of-age tale, part cops-and-robbers thriller, the film interweaves a chronicle of Daniel on house arrest as he faces life in prison, with a dramatic recounting of the events that led to his involvement with the group. Screening location is Washburn Library, 5244 Lyndale Avenue South in Minneapolis. RSVP at AR Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/events/238657554/
Join us for a FREE screening of this extraordinary documentary! IF A TREE FALLS: A STORY OF THE EARTH LIBERATION FRONT tells the remarkable story of the rise and fall of this ELF cell, by focusing on the transformation and radicalization of one of its members. In 2005, Daniel McGowan was arrested by Federal agents in a nationwide sweep of radical environmentalists involved with the Earth Liberation Front. Part coming-of-age tale, part cops-and-robbers thriller, the film interweaves a chronicle of Daniel on house arrest as he faces life in prison, with a dramatic recounting of the events that led to his involvement with the group. Screening location is Washburn Library, 5244 Lyndale Avenue South in Minneapolis. RSVP at AR Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/events/238657554/
Dineout at Reverie at 7:00 pm
Dineout at Reverie
April 27, 2017 7:00 pm
Andrew, Dine Out host who adores eating vegan food, invites you to join him at his favorite location: Reverie at 1931 Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis. More details and RSVP at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415
Andrew, Dine Out host who adores eating vegan food, invites you to join him at his favorite location: Reverie at 1931 Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis. More details and RSVP at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415
April 28, 2017
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Pay Per View - Century College (All Day)
Pay Per View - Century College
April 28, 2017 12:00
We are doing Pay Per View outreach and vegan food sampling at Century College in St. Paul today from 10am to 2 pm. Pay Per View is an innovative form of outreach where people are offered $1.00 to view a short film about the lives of animals used for food, answer follow-up questions during a debrief conversation with a trained volunteer, and then go home with information about how changing their eating habits can make a huge difference for animals, the earth, and themselves. This is a life-changing experience for many viewers. ARC has an enthusiastic team of volunteers who make Pay Per View happen. Join this team and get training in how to have powerful, effective conversations about animal issues and plant-based eating. Email chelsea@animalrightscoalition.com for more info.
We are doing Pay Per View outreach and vegan food sampling at Century College in St. Paul today from 10am to 2 pm. Pay Per View is an innovative form of outreach where people are offered $1.00 to view a short film about the lives of animals used for food, answer follow-up questions during a debrief conversation with a trained volunteer, and then go home with information about how changing their eating habits can make a huge difference for animals, the earth, and themselves. This is a life-changing experience for many viewers. ARC has an enthusiastic team of volunteers who make Pay Per View happen. Join this team and get training in how to have powerful, effective conversations about animal issues and plant-based eating. Email chelsea@animalrightscoalition.com for more info.
April 29, 2017
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April 30, 2017
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9th Annual Vegan Waffle Party at 10:00 am
9th Annual Vegan Waffle Party
April 30, 2017 10:00 am
It\'s time for the 9th Annual Global Vegan Waffle Party on Sunday, April 30th from 10am to 11:30pm in the Fuller Park Building at 4800 Grand Avenue in Minneapolis (corner of 48th and Grand), across the street from Ethique Nouveau. Here\'s how it works: We make a lot of vegan waffles. You come to the party with a plate to pile high with waffles, and a vegan topping to share. It\'s free (though donations are always appreciated!), and Fuller park has a playground for kids and a big field. Enjoy the spring weather! RSVP on Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415 or the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/login.php?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fn%2F%3Fevents%252F312829185802889%252F%26ref%3D6%26ref_notif_type%3Dplan_user_invited%26action_history%3Dnull%26aref%3D1492691273374779%26medium%3Demail%26mid%3D54d97fb85d969G57e81f73G54d98451bdc3bG6b%26bcode%3D1.1492691270.AbnZE3wGhCw5YpCe%26n_m%3Dcharlottecozzetto%2540live.com&email=charlottecozzetto%40live.com
It\'s time for the 9th Annual Global Vegan Waffle Party on Sunday, April 30th from 10am to 11:30pm in the Fuller Park Building at 4800 Grand Avenue in Minneapolis (corner of 48th and Grand), across the street from Ethique Nouveau. Here\'s how it works: We make a lot of vegan waffles. You come to the party with a plate to pile high with waffles, and a vegan topping to share. It\'s free (though donations are always appreciated!), and Fuller park has a playground for kids and a big field. Enjoy the spring weather! RSVP on Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415 or the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/login.php?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fn%2F%3Fevents%252F312829185802889%252F%26ref%3D6%26ref_notif_type%3Dplan_user_invited%26action_history%3Dnull%26aref%3D1492691273374779%26medium%3Demail%26mid%3D54d97fb85d969G57e81f73G54d98451bdc3bG6b%26bcode%3D1.1492691270.AbnZE3wGhCw5YpCe%26n_m%3Dcharlottecozzetto%2540live.com&email=charlottecozzetto%40live.com
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