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Volunteer Meeting / Movie
at 6:00 pm
2018-10-03 18:00:00
Join us to view the 40-minute documentary "Processed People." Learn from nine health and environmental experts/advocates who discuss how and why we got into this mess and what we can do to break the "processed people" cycle. Location is the ARC office (co-located with Ethique Nouveau), 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis. If you arrive after we have started the film, please contact the number on the door of the office and we will come upstairs to let you in. You don't have to be an ARC member to attend these meetings (and you don't have to be a vegetarian or vegan either). You will be welcomed no matter where you are in your journey toward living a more compassionate life. Please join us. We'd like to get to know you, and the animals need your help! Vegan drinks and snacks will be provided, but please feel free to bring your own vegan drinks and/or snacks to share with the group. After the screening, we will have time to discuss the documentary and talk about upcoming volunteer opportunities. If possible, please RSVP at MN Animal Rights Meetup so we know the quantity of snacks to provide: https://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/
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West Broadway Farmers Market
at 3:00 pm
2018-10-05 15:00:00
Stop by the ARC booth at the West Broadway Farmers Market on Friday, 10/5 from 3:00-7:00 PM at Freedom Square, 2034 West Broadway (Broadway & Logan) in Minneapolis. We'll be giving out info about how to go vegan and recipes for using all the veggies people get at the market, and talking to people about farmed animal issues. http://www. westbroadway.org/farmersmarket for more info.
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Mill City Farmers Market
at 8:00 am
2018-10-06 08:00:00
Stop by the ARC booth at the Mill City Farmers Market from 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM at 704 S 2nd St. in downtown Minneapolis. We'll be giving out info about how to go vegan and recipes for using all the veggies people get at the market, and talking to people about farmed animal issues. https://millcityfarmersmarket.org for more info.
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Dineout at Eureka Compass
at 9:00 am
2018-10-07 09:00:00
Join us for a dineout at Eureka Compass Vegan Food, 629 Aldine St. in Saint Paul. They have great vegan croissants, scones, and muffins, both sweet and savory. Please RSVP at Vegan Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/
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Great MN Hot Dish Competition
at 12:00 pm
2018-10-13 12:00:00
Join us for a delicious time at the Sixth Annual Great Minnesota Hot Dish Competition - Vegan Brunch Edition! Original and creative brunch recipes from area cooks will vie for two prize categories: Audience Favorite and Judge’s Choice. Support ARC's animal advocacy work while tasting a variety of delicious brunch hot dishes for only $1 per sample. Free beverages will be provided and there will be lots of great door prizes. All contestants will receive a great participation prize, and the winners will receive something extra special (we are keeping it a surprise!). Location: Fuller Park Recreation Center, 4800 Grand Ave. S, Minneapolis. RSVP at Vegan Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/
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Four Paws Pet Store Protest
at 1:00 pm
2018-10-14 13:00:00
ARC is joining 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 Dr. NE, Blaine, Minnesota from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Meet us at the intersection of County Rd 10 and Jefferson. We will stand in the grassy area in front of the Chipotle. Signs are provided or bring your own. We oppose Four Paws and a Tail's business model of buying companion animals from intensive breeding facilities and selling them to the public. We also oppose the idea that because a breeding facility is USDA licensed, it is humane or ethical. Note this is an ongoing event, ARC will post events for the protests we're able to be present at, but for other dates, see the Bailing Out Benji Facebook events page. If possible, RSVP at MN Animal Rights Meetup (optional).
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Volunteer Meeting
at 6:00 pm
2018-10-17 18:00:00
Join AmyLeo Barankovich for an interactive, thought-provoking conversation about How to Be An Effective Animal Advocate. Amy will talk about moving towards being your best voice for the animals. 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. AmyLeo is trained in several communication modalities including: Non-Violent Communication, The Art of Convening, and the Alternative to Violence Project. Vegan drinks and snacks will be provided, but please feel free to bring your own to share with the group. You do not have to be an ARC member to attend these meetings (and you do not have to be a vegetarian or vegan either). You will be welcomed no matter where you are in your journey toward living a more compassionate life. Please join us. The animals need your help! Location is the ARC office (co-located with Ethique Nouveau) at 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis. RSVP at Animal Rights Meetup: www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/
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Bloomington Farmers Market
at 8:00 am
2018-10-20 08:00:00
Stop by the ARC booth at the Bloomington Farmers Market from 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM. The market is at 1800 West Old Shakopee Road. We will be giving out info about how to go vegan and recipes for using all the veggies people get at the market, and talking to people about farmed animal issues.
Midtown Farmer's Market
at 8:00 am
2018-10-20 08:00:00
Stop by the ARC booth at the Midtown Farmers Market from 8:00 AM-1:00 PM. The market is at Lake St. E and 22nd Ave. S. We will be giving out info about how to go vegan and recipes for using all the veggies people get at the market, and talking to people about farmed animal issues. http://www.midtownfarmersmarket.org for more info.
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Help, I am Going Vegan
at 2:30 pm
2018-10-26 14:30:00
You want to go vegan, but you have all these questions. It would be nice if you could just ask them all in one sitting and have a knowledgeable and caring vegan give straight-forward answers. Matt Johnson, a long-time ARC volunteer, is visiting from the Northwest and is ready to answer your questions. Nutrition, ethics, environment, how to gently explain to Grandma that her banana bread is not vegan ... and how to teach her to make it vegan! This workshop is fun, laid back and informative. Location: Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Ave. S in Minneapolis from 2:30-5:00 p.m. Register for this free workshop at at Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415
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Midtown Farmer's Market
at 8:00 am
2018-10-27 08:00:00
Stop by the ARC booth at the Midtown Farmers Market from 8:00 AM-1:00 PM. The market is at Lake St. E and 22nd Ave. S. We will be giving out info about how to go vegan and recipes for using all the veggies people get at the market, and talking to people about farmed animal issues. http://www.midtownfarmersmarket.org for more info.
Volunteer Day at Chicken Run
at 12:00 pm
2018-10-27 12:00:00
Help get the chickens ready for winter on from noon to 3:00 p.m. at our Chicken Run Rescue Volunteer Day. There will be a variety of tasks for all levels of strength and mobility and vegan refreshments will be provided. RSVP to Ashley Riddle ashleyr@animalrightscoalition.com as soon as possible as this popular event is limited to 20 people. CRR has been rescuing injured and abandoned chickens since 2001 and is located in the south metro area about 30 minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul. CRR is a closed sanctuary open only to staff, volunteers, and invited guests. We will send out the exact address to those who RSVP prior to the event. We can help assist with carpools from the metro. Please indicate if you can take folks in your vehicle or if you need a ride.
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Easy Peasy Jackfruit Cooking
at 1:00 pm
2018-10-28 13:00:00
Join ARC volunteer Andrew Seffrood at St. Paul's Mississippi Market for a fun vegan cooking class. Andrew will show you how to prepare delicious, creative recipes with jackfruit, a versatile, meat alternative. You’ll learn how to use jackfruit to make “crab” cakes and pulled “pork,” along with other tasty plant-based recipes.. Location is Mississippi Market- East 7th, 740 East 7th, Saint Paul, Minnesota from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Cost for the class is $12 for co-op members and $15 for non-co-op members. Register on the Mississippi Market website: https://msmarket.coop/ under the "Classes and Events" tab.
Four Paws Pet Store Protest
at 1:00 pm
2018-10-28 13:00:00
ARC is joining 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 Dr. NE, Blaine, Minnesota from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Meet us at the intersection of County Rd 10 and Jefferson. We will stand in the grassy area in front of the Chipotle. Signs are provided or bring your own. We oppose Four Paws and a Tail's business model of buying companion animals from intensive breeding facilities and selling them to the public. We also oppose the idea that because a breeding facility is USDA licensed, it is humane or ethical. Note this is an ongoing event, ARC will post events for the protests we're able to be present at, but for other dates, see the Bailing Out Benji Facebook events page. If possible, RSVP at MN Animal Rights Meetup (optional).
VegKins Halloween Potluck
at 1:30 pm
2018-10-28 13:30:00
Join the VegKins group for a Halloween Potluck at Sibley Recreation Center, 40th St. W in Minneapolis from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wear your costumes, bring a dish to share, and we'll have all vegan treats and crafts for the kids to enjoy! PLease RSVP on the VegKins Facebook page event. VegKins is ARC's program for parents raising veg kids.
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