Category: Event Recaps

Vegan Demonstration Recap

Thanks to Mary and Nolan for standing up for farmed animals at the Public Market Saturday morning 10/29.  They went over to the circus protest afterwards, and then Mary returned for the afternoon circus protest.  “Today was all a blur,”…

Recap: Vegan Protest at Public Market

Thanks to ARAUNY advocates who came out to stand up for farmed animals this morning: Mary, John Mark, Tina, Carol H, and new member Steve.  Thanks to Mary for organizing.  And thanks to Rochester for more lovely weather. Protesters went…

Recap: Stand Up for Farmed Animals

This was a beautiful event.  I count that 19 advocates came out to stand up for their friends on East Avenue.  The weather was lovely and peace was in the air.  Thank you to Mary and Martha for making signs…

Recap: Protest of Bull-Riding Event

Thank you to all who came up to stand in silent dissent of the bull-riding event at Blue Cross Arena yesterday; there were thirteen of us. A fair number of people attended the show – still a tiny minority of…

Tabling at Rochester City School District

ARAUNY offered information to the 3,000 people who attended RCSD’s Family Day in the Park at Ontario Beach on lovely Saturday, June 4th, 2016.  The vast majority of people passing our table were very interested in talking to us or…

Recap: Garden Brothers Circus Protest

ARAUNY protested all four shows at the Garden Brothers Circus this week.  Thank you to those who came out: Mary, Martha, Carol H, Tina, new members Lauren & Ben, and two non-members Zoe & Brianna.  Thanks to Mary and Carol…

Earth Week Tablings

ARAUNY tabled at two more events recently.  University of Rochester’s Grassroots environmental club invited us to their Earth Fest, and SUNY Brockport’s MetroCenter invited us to their annual Health Fair. Thanks to Carol B. for introducing us to those event…

Report: Commerford Traveling Zoo 4/2

April 2nd, ARAUNY members braved fierce winds and wind-chill in the teens to stand along busy Henrietta Road, as close to the Dome Arena as they could legally get, to silently protest the Commerford Zoo. Car after car leaving the…

Meat-Out at U of R

ARAUNY tabled at the University of Rochester’s Great American Meat-out today, at the invitation of SAVVY, Student Association of Vegan & Vegetarian Youth. Also tabling was RAVS, Red Fern selling various treats including mini cupcakes, Vive selling chocolate chip cookies,…

Protest for Peace for Squirrels

Saturday Feb. 27th, the Holley [NY] Fire Department held their 10th annual violent fundraiser offering cash prizes for killing squirrels and raffling off guns. Thanks to all who turned out to advocate for the squirrels and nonviolence in our silent…