Category: Events

U of R and Brighton HS Outreach

ARRoc tabled at the University of Rochester for SAVVY‘s Meatout event Tuesday March 21st, and spoke March 23rd (with RAVS) at Brighton High School for an event organized by their Veganomics Club. Both student organizations are excited to work with…

Ramana: Potluck, Talk & Guided Meditation 4/20

ARRoc is sponsoring a vegan potluck (6:30 pm) followed by a talk and guided meditation by Ramana (7:30 pm) on Thursday, April 20th at the Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14610-1665 (many thanks to Rochester Lifestyle…

Rochester VegFest!

ARRoc and RAVS are co-planning a VegFest at an animal sanctuary near Rochester this September 16th! Our RocVegFest website and Facebook page are up, but not all the details are available yet.  Sign up for updates at one of those…

Fundraiser Dinner at Red Fern

ARRoc is holding a fundraiser dinner at The Red Fern on Monday, April 10th, 6:30pm.  They will be preparing a four course plated vegan meal (optional gluten-free*) with community-style seating.  $50 per person (includes gratuity) Purchase tickets below before Sunday…

Potluck for Albert

Share a peaceful vegan meal in honor of Albert, our friend who lives in New Jersey. It will be from 1:15 – 4pm Saturday, April 8th at the Irondequoit Library, 1290 Titus Ave, Rochester, NY 14617. Free and open to…

Stand Up for Pigs

Stand up for your friends Saturday April 8th from 11:30 am to 1 pm at the corner of Titus and Hudson in Irondequoit. Rain date is Sunday, April 9th. Postponement will be announced by noon the day before. Signs will…

Recap: Cube of Truth 2/4

Extra thanks to ARRoc members who came out in the bitter cold today, sunny but 20’s and a steady breeze.  Seven of us stood for an hour and a half at the Public Market to let people know the truth…

Cube of Truth 1/28 Recap and the Next is 2/4

Thanks to Graham, Varun, Caryn, Kevin, Martha, and Mary for participating in our Cube of Truth at the Public Market Saturday, and thanks to Adam for filming.  Thank you to Varun for compiling a video with local footage – it…

Recap: Funeral for a Young Pig

Thank you to those who came out for this funeral at the Public Market, where living and dead animals are sold weekly. We memorialized one of the pigs whose heads were for sale there.  We named her Violet. Thanks to…

Book Club 3/11

Our next reading will be a bit different. We’re going to read the first chapter of Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation, and then chapter 17 in Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma (“Ethics of Eating Animals”). The chapters are related, and both books…