Category: Event Announcements

Stand Up for Pigs

Location has changed.  Please see below. Stand up for your friends Saturday April 8th from 11:30 am to 1 pm at the corner of East Ave & Winton Rd. Signs will be provided or you can bring your own (but…

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…

Holiday Dinner at Hettie’s

Animal Rights Rochester is holding a fundraiser Holiday Dinner! Proceeds will be used to fund ongoing media campaigns. Vegan dinner includes appetizers, buffet, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverages. Note: Deadline to purchase tickets was 12/14. BYOB: Hettie’s policy for special functions…

Book Club 1/16: Sexual Politics of Meat

Our next book will be: The Sexual Politics of Meat by Carol J. Adams Our book discussion will be Monday, January 16th 6:30-8:00 pm at the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine yoga room at the Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Ave.,…

Vigil for Turkeys

November is coming, a month when I feel particularly out-of-alignment with the culture around me.  People everywhere are planning excitedly for Thanksgiving, at the center of which is… well,  a dead bird.  Forty-five million turkeys will suffer and die for…