|1 No ARC Meeting on 1/1/14 at 7:00 pm
There will be no ARC In Action meeting on Wednesday, 1/1/14. We will be back to regular Wednesday night meetings at 7:00 next week.
|2||3||4 January Volunteer Orientation at 1:00 pm
Come out and meet other people who care about animals as much as you do. Get an overview of the programs and campaigns we run and figure out what you feel most excited about so we can get you connected with the right folks in our group. The orientation will take place from 1:00-2:30 pm at our vegan store, Ethique Nouveau, at 317 W. 48th St. in south Minneapolis. If you have any questions, please email Dallas at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 612 822-6161. We hope to see you there!
|5 Vegan Grocery Shopping Tour at 10:00 am
Are you newly vegan, know someone who is, or looking to expand your plant-based diet? Join Melissa Maaske, vegan mentor through Vegan University, as she guides you on a tour of the Wedge Co-op, 2105 Lyndale Ave S in Minneapolis on Sunday, January 5 at 10am. You will learn simple tips for reading labels, discover products you overlooked in the past, and have your questions on veganism answered. With help from Melissa, you can make health-conscious choices about what you eat. More details and RSVP through Minneapolis Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/
|6||7||8||9||10||11 Cuddle Coats Prep at 1:00 pm
We are receiving lots of fur donations for the ARC Cuddle Coats program and we would like to ship the furs off to wildlife rehabilitation centers as soon as possible. Join us for a prep party at Ethique Nouveau, Minnesotas only vegan store, at 317 W 48th St. in Minneapolis to prep the donated fur coats and accessories for shipment to wildlife rehabilitation centers around the country. More details and RSVP at Minnesota Animal RIghts Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Minnesota-Animal-Rights-Meetup/ VegKins Play Date at 3:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of indoor fun on Saturday, January 11th at Edinborough Park Adventure Peak, 7700 York Ave. S., Edina, MN. Edinborough has a large climbing structure, a toddler area, and a gymnasium with scooters, basketballs, and more -- perfect for burning off some winter energy. Please meet us at 3:00 at the tables near the admission counter -- or if you arrive later, come join us in play areas downstairs. We will also take a snack break at those tables at 4:00. A light/simple snack will be provided -- feel free to bring an additional vegan snack to share. Note that socks are required at Edinborough. Cost is $7 per child. Adults and children under 12 months are free. Please RSVP to Shelly at email@example.com
|12 Book Discussion at 4:00 pm
On Sunday, January 12 we will be meeting at Tao Organic Cafe in the Lowry Park Area of South Minneapolis; on the corner of 22nd and Hennepin Ave. from 4:00p.m.-6:00p.m. to discuss Bob Torres book Making a Killing: The Political Economy of Animal Rights. He is also the co-author of Vegan Freak: Being Vegan in Non-Vegan World with his wife Jenna Torres. Find more details about the book and RSVP at MinneapolisVegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/
|13||14||15||16||17||18 Vegan Meal Planning Workshop at 1:00 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 1:00-2:30 pm at Ethique Nouveau, 317 W 48th St., 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/
|20||21 Dineout at Gorkha Palace at 6:00 pm
Please join us at Gorkha Palace, 23 4th St NE in Minneapolis for amazing vegan food and fun company. This restaurant is very vegan friendly. RSVP at Minneapolis Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/
|22||23||24||25||26 Petland Protest in St. Paul at 1:00 pm
If you have to be picky about which protests you attend, pick this one from 1:00-2:00pm at the Petland store at 2123 Old Hudson Road in St. Paul. Help send a message loud and clear that we are not going away until Petland stops selling animals from large-scale commercial breeding operations. Even if you can only come for part of the protest, please try to make it. The animals need you to help educate the public on their behalf. Invite your friends. Help us spread the word. Remember that we do not park or trespass in the Petland parking lots. Parking is available in the St. Paul Youth Services lot to the north of the strip mall. Dine Out at Little Tijuana at 1:00 pm
Hola fellow vegans. Please join us at the legendary Little Tijuana Restaurant on 17 East 26th St. in south Minneapolis for some great conversation and AMAZING vegan-friendly Mexican Tex-Mex cuisine. Check out their menu and happy hour specials on their web-site: http://littletjs.com/ Parking is available in the lot around the corner from the restaurant, just off Nicollet Ave. after you cross 26th Street (kind of behind The Black Forest Inn). More details and RSVP at Minneapolis Vegan Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/vegan-415/
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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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