(Daily Offering Vegan Ethics To All In our Lives)
Animal Rights Advocates of Upstate NY welcomes all to our very first DOVETAIL event, bringing local grassroots, social justice groups together. A collective gathering of people opposed to all oppression and violence, who have a compassionate awareness of our planet. Dovetailing our energies for a better world.
- AUGUST 29th, 2010 (Sunday)
- 12:00pm begins (ends approx. 7:00pm)
- Open to the public (Dogs welcome too – ON A LEASH)
CATERED entirely by RAVS ~ a day-long PICNIC of Vegan foods (www.RochesterVeg.
plus donations from area restaurants (Natural Oasis, Owl House, Golden Dynasty)
and EcoBella Bakery’s Vegan and gluten-free goodies! (www.ecobellabakery.
~~ BRING YOUR OWN PLACE SETTING ~~
P R O G R A M :
12:00 – Door Opens ~ (indoor) picnic begins!
12:30 – debut of the “DOVETAIL SINGERS”, a new chorus of activists
1:00 – HAROLD BROWN, “A Life Connected” ~ www.farmkind.
former farmer turned Vegan/animal advocate (www.tribeofheart.org)
*Will discuss the world’s common threads of oppression. Q/A
2:30 – “DOVETAIL SINGERS”
3:00 – ANTHONY MARR, “Methane Time Bomb” ~ www.hope-care.
from Vancouver, Canada, world renowned environmentalist, wildlife preservationist
*Will address preventing runaway global heating. Q/A
4:30 – Fun with DR. VEGGIE (Ted Barnett, MD) ~ leads game of *Vegan Jeopardy*
5:30 – PANEL LEADS OPEN FORUM on ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
All are encouraged to discuss and share solutions to get off the grid!
TABLING ~ various grassroots groups and individuals, artists for animals and environment, sharing literature, selling their items (on the other side of the food tables):
– Artists for Animals: John and Steve Carbonaro, winner of art awards (www.NAVS.org)
– Nature Photographer: Ted Barnett
– RAVS: Rochester Area Vegetarian Society
– Veg Mondays: Martha Sullivan, Debra Couch, Carol Barnett
– Green Irene: Margie Campaigne, eco-consultant for home & office energy efficiency
– EcoBella Bakery: Jeaninne Ottman
– Electric Motorcycle and Car: David Daunce, advisor
– ARAUNY: Animal Rights Advocates of Upstate NY, Yetta Panitch
– and more … come and see!
SOUTH LODGE @Ellison Park, Rochester NY:
~ just west of Daisy Flour Mill (1880 Blossom Road, 14625) www.googlemaps.
~ just east of Mercy High School (1437 Blossom Road, 14610)
~ turn south into park, off Blossom Rd, by creek
~ make immediate right (by pond – watch for geese!)
~ follow signs to “South Lodge” (and posted *DOVETAIL* signs)
~ rustic lodge, wheelchair accessible, picnic tables w/attached benches – no backs!
~ potable water (pump) available outside
~ flush toilets (just 400 yards away, over foot bridge), plus porta-potties
~ pine woods on hillside
~ ample parking
~ Entire event is INSIDE South Lodge ~
DONATION$ GRATEFULLY ACCEPTED
~ and/or ~
RAFFLE TICKETS for a TOTE BAG full of Vegan, Cruelty-Free goodies for anyone
… no one turned away for inability to donate $$
… all proceeds will help defray ARAUNY’s costs for this event, as we continue to
work for the prevention and abolition of all forms of animal abuse and exploitation.