Category: Event Recaps

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…

Report: YellowWall Vigil for Turkeys

Thanks to everyone who came out for our YellowWall Vigil for Turkeys Sunday near the East Avenue Wegmans.  We were ten: Carol H, Carol B, Lois & Greg, Martha, Felicity & Gerry, Lee, Krista, and me.  Extra thanks to Martha…

Report: Circus YellowWall

Thanks to everyone who came out to stand up in our YellowWall for animals exploited in the circus: Martha S., Carol H., John V., Beth G.B., and four non-members.  Rochester treated us to cold temperatures, pouring rain, and high winds,…

REPORT: YellowWall Demo at Garden Bros. Circus

Thank you to ARAUNY member, Mary Barletta (also a member of UUnAMOR), who led members (Felicity, Gerry, Kathy C) in two peaceful YellowWall demos on 10/12/15 at the Dome Arena, Henrietta NY. Holding the group’s signature “YellowWall signs”, together they…

Book Club: Eat Like You Care

The ABC, ARAUNY Book Club, met August 5th 2015 at Webster Library to discuss Gary Francione and Anna Charlton’s book Eat Like You Care, An Examination of the Morality of Eating Animals.  This is a terrific concise book, an easy…

Human Rights Day

ARAUNY tabled December 8, 2014 at Human Rights Day (Rochester Human Rights Committee) for the first time this year (though we’ve sent materials to be distributed in past years).  Check out the cartoon they used on their promotional materials –…