Tag: festival

Nazareth College Sustainability Fair

Tina tabled for several hours for ARRoc at Nazareth College’s well-attended sustainability fair on Tuesday.  She had lots of conversations with people about animal rights and animal agriculture’s impact on the environment, passing people on to the RAVS table next…

Recap: Tabling RocWorthy

Darren and Tina brought ARRoc Saturday to Rocworthy, an environmental street fair on South Avenue in front of Abundance Co-op. It was pretty rainy, and we put ARRoc’s tent’s waterproofness to the test with mixed results.  Once we installed a…

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…

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…

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…