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2019-04-01 18:00:00
ARC has teamed up with Fur Free Minneapolis and would like you to join us for the first official community event: BINGO night at Sisyphus Brewing in Minneapolis (across from the Sculpture Garden). The goal of this event is raise awareness about this issue, raise some funds to support this campaign, build community with folks who care about animals, and of course have tons of fun while doing it! Free admission + $2 suggested donation for bingo cards (CASH ONLY). There will be super tasty crepes from Crepe and Spoon for purchase and delicious Sisyphus beverages (beer and soda) plus sweet Bingo prizes. Please share/invite your friends and family and anyone you know who cares about protecting animals!
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2019-04-03 18:00:00
Join us in watching the documentary, "A Plastic Ocean" in honor of Earth Day. Vegan drinks and snacks will be provided, but please feel free to bring a snack to share with the group. Location is the ARC office (co-located with Ethique Nouveau), 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis. Please RSVP at Animal Rights Meetup. Here is a link to the documentary's trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zrn4-FfbXw
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2019-04-04 18:00:00
Everything is vegan at Eureka Compass Vegan Food, 629 Aldine St. in St Paul, including both the groceries and the prepared items. Chef and proprietor Colin Anderson will have easy weeknight meal suggestions and recipe ideas that use products available in the store. If you can't make it to this specific event, keep in mind that any visit to Eureka Compass is a friendly meet up, and Colin is always happy to provide ideas and answer questions. Please RSVP at Vegan Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/events/
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2019-04-06 00:00:00
ARC will have a booth at the Longevity Expo at the Maple Grove Community Center. This is the busiest one-day health show in Minnesota with up to 150 exhibitors, 2 stages, and lots of demos and product sampling. We will be doing vegan food sampling and Pay Per View outreach, where we pay people $1 to watch our 4-minute virtual reality video about the lives of farmed animals and then provide information on how to transition to a vegan diet.
2019-04-06 11:00:00
Sandwiches, soups, sloppy joes, nachos, cheesecake, cookies, cupcakes, and coffee with free refills. Everything is vegan at Vegan East. Meet up for a dineout at the South Minneapolis location of Vegan East, 2409 Lyndale Ave. S. RSVP at Vegan Meetup.
2019-04-06 12:00:00
Prairie Vegan Pies is having their first pop up at Ethique Nouveau, 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis from noon-2:00 p.m. Find pre-order and menu information at the Minneapolis Vegan Meetup event: https://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/events/259988216/
2019-04-06 18:00:00
Join ARC for a dineout at The Piggy Bank. Amy and Marianne will be co-hosting this dineout at The Piggy Bank, 2841 Hennepin Ave. S in Minneapolis. Check out the vegan section in their menu: https://piggybankuptown.com/menu/. Join us as we give this vegan friendly location a whirl! RSVP at Vegan Meetup.
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2019-04-07 13:00:00
Join Steve from ARC for an Easy Peasy Plant Based Cheese class at Mississippi Market, Learn how easy and tasty it can be to make plant-based cheese from cashews, soy and almond milk, and vegetables. Location is Mississippi Market at 1500 West 7th St. in St. Paul. Cost is $15 for co-op members and $12.00 for non-members. RSVP on the Mississippi Market website under the Classes and Events section: https://msmarket.coop/event/easy-peasy-plant-based-cheese-2/
2019-04-07 13:00:00
Join ARC, Bailing out Benji, and Puppy Mill Free Minnesota for a peaceful protest against Four Paws and a Tail on public property near Northtown Mall, 398 Northtown Drive NE, Blaine, Minnesota from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Meet at the intersection of County Road 10 and Jefferson, on the grassy area in front of Chipotle. Signs are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. We oppose Four Paws and a Tails business model of buying companion animals from breeding facilities and selling them to the public. We also oppose the idea that because a breeding facility is USDA licensed, it is ethical. RSVP at Animal Rights Meetup.
2019-04-07 16:00:00
We will be doing Virtual Reality Pay Per View outreach and vegan food sampling at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN today from 4:00 -8:00 p.m. Pay Per View is an innovative form of outreach where people are offered $1.00 to view a short 3D film about the lives of animals used for food and then go home with information about how changing to a plant-based diet can make a huge difference for the animals, the earth, and themselves. This is a life-changing experience for many viewers.
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2019-04-09 17:30:00
Join ARC Vegan University instructor Dave, who is certified in Plant Based Nutrition from Cornell University, and learn vegan nutrition 101 at Washburn Library, 5224 Lyndale Ave S in Minneapolis. Dave will cover different nutrients and the foods they are found in. There will be free recipes and ideas to build your plate. Please bring your questions, a writing utensil, and paper so you can take notes. RSVP at Vegan Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/events/
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2019-04-13 11:00:00
ARC's VegKins group for families raising veg children is having their annual vegan egg hunt at Fuller Park in Minneapolis. Your child can search the playground for plastic eggs (reused every year) with goodies inside. The kids really enjoy this. The ground was covered in snow last year as it is looking like it might be this year so dress appropriately. RSVP on the VegKins Facebook page event.
2019-04-13 14:00:00
There has been a lot of buzz about Pizza Control, the newest vegan start-up in the Twin Cities, and we’re so excited to announce their first pop-up at Ethique Nouveau (co-located with the ARC office at 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis). There are 4 varieties to choose from: Sriracha Mac and Cheese, BBQ Jackfruit, Elote, and Buffalo Wing. The pizzas are 14 inch, $18 each, and Pizza Control is accepting payment by cash, Venmo, or Cash App.
2019-04-13 14:30:00
Have you ever been confused about what vegan recipes to make or wanted tips for quick meals on the go? If so, join Kelsey and Shaun at Washburn Library, 2880 Hennepin Ave. in Minneapolis for a free in-depth workshop where they will review everything from salads, sandwiches, and week-night recipes to convenience foods and restaurants that fit your lifestyle and goals. You will take away easy last-minute food options for when your fridge looks empty and tips for starting your vegan journey. RSVP at Vegan Meetup.
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2019-04-14 13:00:00
Join ARC, Bailing out Benji, and Puppy Mill Free Minnesota for a peaceful protest against Four Paws and a Tail on public property near Northtown Mall, 398 Northtown Drive NE, Blaine, Minnesota from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Meet at the intersection of County Road 10 and Jefferson, on the grassy area in front of Chipotle. Signs are provided but you are welcome to bring your own. We oppose Four Paws and a Tails business model of buying companion animals from breeding facilities and selling them to the public. We also oppose the idea that because a breeding facility is USDA licensed, it is ethical. RSVP at Animal Rights Meetup.
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2019-04-15 09:00:00
We will be doing Virtual Reality Pay Per View outreach and vegan food sampling at University of Northwestern in St. Paul, MN today from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Pay Per View is an innovative form of outreach where people are offered $1.00 to view a short 3D film about the lives of animals used for food and then go home with information about how changing to a plant-based diet can make a huge difference for the animals, the earth, and themselves. This is a life-changing experience for many viewers.
2019-04-15 18:00:00
Join AmyLeo Barankovich, of Vegan Affairs Minnesota, for an interactive, thought-provoking conversation about moving towards being your best voice for the animals. It seems to be human nature to speak “wildly” when our emotions lead the conversation. Being an effective animal advocate requires putting into practice a set of tools that we can access once we are aware of them and know how to best use them. Location is Penn Lake Library, 8800 Penn Ave. S in Bloomington from 6:00-8:00 p.m. RSVP for this free event at Vegan Meetup.
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2019-04-17 18:00:00
Join ARC at a Volunteer Meeting where we'll be preparing for the May Day Parade which is on Saturday, May 5th. May Day's theme this year is "Beloved Community" and "living committed to active nonviolence and inclusive economic and cultural wellbeing." This year, ARC's theme will be based on SPECIESISM and compassion for ALL beings. Please bring ideas, art supplies if you have them, and more so we can have the best parade group out there. Meeting location is ARC office (co-located with Ethique Nouveau) at 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis. Please RSVP at Vegan Meetup.
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2019-04-20 09:00:00
Croissants, breakfast croissandwiches, scones, coffee, and hard-to-find groceries are available at this unique bodega at 629 Aldine St. in St. Paul. Feel free to stay for only a few minutes or hang out all morning. Meetup is from 9:00-10:30 a.m. Andrew will be on the lookout for you and make sure you're included. PSVP at Vegan Meetup.
RachCakes Pop-Up
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2019-04-20 13:00:00
We decided to do a last minute pop-up at Ethique Nouveau (co-located with the ARC office), so you can get some Spring/Easter treats for the weekend, whatever your plans may be. Pre-order menu is on the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1071395369729652/
2019-04-20 18:00:00
Funky Grits, a Southern-inspired comfort food offers a handful of vegan dishes. https://www.facebook.com/funkygrits/ Whether you are a new vegan or just curious to try out some amazing vegan food, Bonnie, your ARC Dine Out Host, can help guide you through the menu to ensure a vegan meal. RSVP at Vegan Meetup.
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ARC at Concordia
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2019-04-22 09:00:00
ARC will be at Concordia University in St. Paul from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. today doing outreach about the benefits of a vegan diet for humans, animals, and the earth.
2019-04-22 17:30:00
As part of ARC's Community Involvement program, join us in cleaning up Minneapolis for Earth Day! Exact location and meeting place to be determined. Please bring heavy duty gloves and/or trash pickers if you have them. ARC will provide the trash bags and gloves for those who don't have any. Please RSVP at Vegan Meetup.
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ARC at MCTC
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2019-04-24 10:30:00
ARC will have a booth at the Minneapolis Community and Technical College Sustainability Fair from 10:30-2:30. We'll be giving out vegan food samples and literature on how going vegan is good for the planet.
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2019-04-27 00:00:00
ARC will have a booth at the Rochester EarthFest Expo at the RCTC Fieldhouse where we'll be giving out vegan food samples and literature about how transitioning to a vegan diet is one of the best things you can do for the planet.
2019-04-27 10:00:00
Please grab a basket to enjoy a fun and educational shopping experience. This tour highlights vegan products and substitutes for easy, healthy plant-based meals. Questions are encouraged! You will have a good time. Location is 7401 France Ave. S in Edina. RSVP at Vegan Meetup.
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2019-04-28 12:00:00
Join us for an ARC Volunteer Day at Chicken Run Rescue! RSVP on Animal Rights Meetup as soon as possible as this popular event is limited to 20 people. Now that Spring is here, there will be plenty of clean up outside to get things ready for the birds to soak up the sun and take their dust baths. We will help to get the birds’ playgrounds ready for spring. We will be performing any tasks that need doing, including garden work. There will be plenty of variety for all levels of strength and mobility. Vegan refreshments 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.
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2019-04-30 10:00:00
We will be doing Virtual Reality Pay Per View outreach and vegan food sampling at Metropolitan state University in St. Paul, MN today from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Pay Per View is an innovative form of outreach where people are offered $1.00 to view a short 3D film about the lives of animals used for food and then go home with information about how changing to a plant-based diet can make a huge difference for the animals, the earth, and themselves. This is a life-changing experience for many viewers.
         
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