Category: Event Recaps

Recap: Vigil for Turkeys

Let’s give thanks to Adam, Deb, John, Krista, and Martha for coming out to express their compassion and sorrow for turkeys today (and thanks to Lyn for stopping by to give us hugs). The rain held off but the wind…

Recap: Potluck for Abby

Seventeen people came to our Potluck for Abby, in honor of our turkey friend at ASHA Sanctuary.  The food was delicious of course.  Thanks to Rochester Lifestyle Medicine for the use of their classroom, Mary for organizing, and to Tara…

Recap: Stand Up for Turkeys

Sixteen people came out to stand up for their friends at the busy corner of East Avenue and Winton Road for one-hundred minutes.  The weather was glorious, and many passers-by now know that somebody cares about turkeys.  Thanks to Adam,…

Public Market

Thanks to Mary, Nolan, and Maxine for tabling at the Public Market Saturday.  It was a nice enough day that we didn’t need our new canopy (bought with member dues and donations – thanks!).  Thanks to Dave for stopping by…

Ringling Protests Recap

A huge thank you to everyone who came out to protest against using animals for entertainment.  An average of 7.5 protestors came to each of 6 shows, 45 presences in all.  We had a range of October weather, from pleasant…

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…