Category: Events

Holiday Dinner at Hettie’s

Animal Rights Rochester is holding a fundraiser Holiday Dinner! Proceeds will be used to fund ongoing media campaigns. Vegan dinner includes appetizers, buffet, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverages. Note: Deadline to purchase tickets was 12/14. BYOB: Hettie’s policy for special functions…

Book Club 1/16: Sexual Politics of Meat

Our next book will be: The Sexual Politics of Meat by Carol J. Adams Our book discussion will be Monday, January 16th 6:30-8:00 pm at the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine yoga room at the Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Ave.,…

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…

Vigil for Turkeys

November is coming, a month when I feel particularly out-of-alignment with the culture around me.  People everywhere are planning excitedly for Thanksgiving, at the center of which is… well,  a dead bird.  Forty-five million turkeys will suffer and die for…

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,”…