Category: Event Recaps

Park Avenue Festival

This was the second year ARAUNY participated in the Park Ave. Fest, and what a time we had! Lots of great discussions on a variety of topics, a few sales, and several donations to ARAUNY. Though weather cut our time…

REPORT: Hands Across The Sand Event

On 8/4/12, many Rochesterians gathered along the shore of Lake Ontario in Charlotte, NY ~ in response to the recent BP Oil Disaster. People nationwide are participating in their own local Hands Across the Sand. With posters hanging off our…

Report: ARAUNY at Park Ave Festival 2012

ARAUNY set up to table at the Park Ave Festival this weekend (100 Park Ave). This was our 2nd year at this very popular, well-attended festival. Friday evening, we set up our tent, then returned early Saturday morning, set up our…

Benefit Concert

On Thursday, July 26, 2012, Aaron Yarmel (violin) and Heather Zinninger (flute) provided their time and talent to raise important funds for Animal Rights Advocates of Upstate NY (ARAUNY) and the Rochester Area Vegetarian Society (RAVS). The concert was enjoyed…

Pride Parade

ARAUNY took part in the 2012 Pride parade held Saturday, July 14th – and what a day it was! We showed Rochester that we are a loving group dedicated to mainstreaming the message of compassion and respect for ALL living…

REPORT: Tabling at Event for RIT Feral Cats Rescue

Sunday, 2/26/12, Emily Smith (our newest Board Director) and I tabled for ARAUNY at the RIT Feral Cat ‘meet n greet’ event. We were in the Grand Ballroom of the Radisson on Jefferson Rd (near RIT). The $25 we paid for…

Report: Over 40 Protestors at Ringling’s Opening Night, Rochester NY

There were OVER 40 protestors at Ringling’s Opening Night, Wed 10/26/11 (wow)!!!  ARAUNY quickly ran out of our YELLOW-WALL signs, and Kathy Caldwell offered the use of her signs which we also ran out of!  Folks, this has never happened here…

Help for the Seabird Victims of the Gulf Oil Crisis

ARAUNY took donations to help the birds hurt by the gulf oil crisis. The birds of the Gulf of Mexico need our help. It is unbearable, and incomprehensible to realize all the birds and wildlife suffering and dying, from the…

ARAUNY walks in the “Pride Parade”

As an LGBTQ *welcoming* group ~ ARAUNY walks in the Pride Parade in Rochester NY, on Saturday, 7/17/10. Plan to arrive for line-up at 2:00pm (Park and Brunswick) … the parade route is Park Ave & Goodman St. We would…

BARK Around the World—No More Puppymills!

10am to 4pm, Saturday, May 22, 2010 New York State Fairgrounds Center of Progress Building, Syracuse, NY ARAUNY travels to the New York State Fairgrounds to table at this important public education event. Candlelight Vigil – 7pm, Friday, May 21st…