Category: Events

Event Recap: ARRoc Potluck 2/10

We had a great time at the ARRoc Potluck at the Rochester Vegan Community Center on 2/10. About twenty friends, old and new, attended and we shared lots of great dishes. It was really exciting to welcome new faces  to…

Event Recap: Commerford Protests 2/10 and 2/11

Thank you for those who showed up on a cold and snowy day to make a stand for the animals of the Commerford “Fun” Fair and Traveling Zoo Saturday and Sunday. We’re grateful that Hannah, Michelle, Michael, JP, Tom, Walter,…

Recap: Grand Opening of RVCC

Saturday January 27th marked the official grand opening of the brand new Rochester Vegan Community Center. This first of its kind resource center opened its doors to an eager crowd awaiting samples and goodies from a variety of vendors. About…

Protest Commerford Traveling Zoo And Fun Fair February 10 and 11

The Commerford Zoo and here) is coming to Rochester February 10th and 11th. This is an entertainment “fun fair” with mechanical rides, animal rides (elephant/camel/pony), a petting zoo, and an exotic zoo. They also rent animals for parties, TV, ads,…

Recap: Cube of Truth January 27th

Thank you Darren, Walt, Jessica, Falicia, Michelle, and Rene for working the January 27 Cube at the Rochester Public Market! Despite the weather and technical difficulties, they raised awareness in a lot of people and generated some strong interest in…

AFOTS Friday February 2nd

Each day, millions of farm animals are starved on their way to slaughter. On the 2nd day of every month, we fast in protest of the treatment of these sentient beings. Join us as we amplify the voices of the…

ARRoc “Potluck” at the NEW Rochester Vegan Community Center!

Join us on Saturday February 10th from 1:00 to 4:00 at Rochester Vegan Community Center for a monthly potluck! It’s a nice way to connect with old friends and make new ones. RVCC is located at 14 Edmonds St 14607..…

Horse Carriage Protest

Let people know not everyone thinks this is a fun holiday tradition.  Join us in demonstrating against exploiting horses for entertainment at the Public Market on Sunday, December 16th from 10 am to 1 pm.  Meet at the Union Street…

Recap: Alternative Fair

Thank you to Mary, Katie, and Moose for staffing ARRoc’s table at the Alternative Fair on Saturday (I was there Friday).  We talked to lots of people (like the person on the right, above) about veganism and Rochester VegFest’s programs,…