Tag: festival

Rochester VegFest 2017!

Wow!  Roc VegFest rocked! Saturday, September 16th was a beautiful, hot day and we estimate over 1,000 people came out for Rochester’s first annual VegFest at Martin Luther King Jr. park downtown. There were 43 vendors, nine speakers, and we…

Recaps: VegFest Special Events

Our VegFest program included two special events: Dinner and Speciesism: The Movie September 15th and a Yoga Benefit for We Animals September 16th.  They were great! Follow the links to see the recaps.

9/15 Dinner and a Movie: Speciesism

Come on out for a great event the evening before the VegFest! Red Fern restaurant’s Buddha Bowl & Happy Cakes dessert Speciesism, the Movie the director Mark Devries will give a talk afterwards When: Friday, September 15, 2017, 5 pm…

Yoga Benefit for We Animals at VegFest

Mary will be leading a yoga class the morning of the Rochester VegFest.  All proceeds go to our speaker Jo-Anne McArthur’s We Animals project. When: 8:00 am – 9:30 am Saturday, September 16th Where: the Lodge at Martin Luther King…

Recaps: Cubes of Truth 8/26 & 27

ARRoc’s Cube of Truth hits the road! On 8/26 they were in Buffalo for the Elmwood Avenue Art Fest.  Thank you to Christine, Graham, Leanne, Mary, Maxine, and Rene for coming out to stand up for animals.  Thanks to Maxine…

Recap: Park Ave Interviews 8/6

Activists Ben from Toronto, Cat from Buffalo, and Mary from ARRoc did some outstanding outreach on Sunday at Park Avenue.  Mary reports: We walked down Park Avenue and asked people if they would be willing to participate in a social…

Institute for Animal Happiness

Thank you to Rebecca Moore of the Institute for Animal Happiness, for being a part of our Anonymous for the Voiceless demonstrations. She says, “We create art and opportunities that encourage joy, learning, non-speciesist dialogue and positive action for animals…

Recap: Talk on Animal Rights 7/27

Thank you to Mary for giving a talk on Animal Rights at Everyday Gourmet Bakery and Cafe on Thursday, July 27th. Thank you to Brittany of EDG for inviting her and providing Vegan Army T-shirts to all attendees. Everyday Gourmet…

Recap: Cube of Truth 7/16

Thank you to all who came out on Sunday for the Anonymous for the Voiceless Cube of Truth at Cobb’s Hill Park, where the Pride Festival was being held.  There were five of us: Mary, Darren, Leanne, Graham, and myself. …

Recap: Brighton Energy Fair

Thank you to Mary for joining me at the ARRoc table for the four-hour Brighton Energy Fair on Sunday, June 18th.  I held down the fort while Mary leafletted and visited all the vendors and other organizations, doing vegan outreach…