Category: Event Announcements

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…

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…

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…

Cube of Truth

ARRoc will be holding “Cube of Truth” demonstrations around Rochester.  To see what these are about please visit Anonymous for the Voiceless or many photos on their Facebook page.  There are four types of participants: Those who bring/hold laptops or…

Funeral for a Young Pig 1/28

ARRoc is planning a direct action event at the Public Market at 9 am on Jan 28, in conjunction with other organizations holding similar events in other cities.  It will be a funeral for a young pig killed in the…

Inaugurating Hope

ARRoc is a cosponsor of Inaugurating Hope, a program led by the Pachamama Alliance. Friday, January 20, 2017  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (6:30 PM check in time in order to begin promptly) Location: First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220…