Tag: vigil

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…

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…

Report: YellowWall Vigil for Turkeys

Thanks to everyone who came out for our YellowWall Vigil for Turkeys Sunday near the East Avenue Wegmans.  We were ten: Carol H, Carol B, Lois & Greg, Martha, Felicity & Gerry, Lee, Krista, and me.  Extra thanks to Martha…

Memorial Day Peace Parade

ARAUNY participated for the first time in Metro Justice’s Peace Parade, which follows the traditional Memorial Day parade in downtown Rochester, NY. We carried images of some of the kinds of animals used in the military: dogs, goats, seals, dolphins,…

REPORT: 2/22/14 ARAUNY YellowWall Vigil re Squirrel Slam, Holley NY

2/22/14 Saturday was a sunny 40 degree day, with wind gusts up to 50mph! Fifteen activists joined ARAUNY’s YellowWall Vigil … still, silent, peaceful, holding bright yellow homemade signs to honor squirrels, massacred just up the road in Holley that…

Vigil for Squirrels

Holley, NY’s Fire Department hosts an annual squirrel-killing contest.  February 3, 2014, a group of ARAUNY and AAWNY members gathered on a busy street corner outside Holley in very unpleasant weather for a vigil.

Vigil for Animals

Martha Sullivan, Katey Burke and Felicity Brach reading. JohnMark Smeenk interpreting. 7:00pm Washington Square Park, S.Clinton and Court Streets, Rochester NY all are welcome BRING A CANDLE ceremony of selected readings, no open-mic Tortured lives, untimely deaths – too many,…

Lab Vigil

Thursday, 4/27/06 6:00pm Animals in Lab at UR-Strong Memorial Hospital (SMH) – 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester NY Holding candles (and posters), join us in a SILENT WALK down Elmwood (approximately 1 mile), stand together on sidewalk, outside of SMH-Lab.  We…

Candlelight Vigil for the Animals, Victim to Hurricane Katrina

  ARAUNY to Host a Candlelight Vigil for the Animals, Victim to Hurricane Katrina September 26, 2005 (Monday) 6:00pm Memorial Garden on the lawn at the First Unitarian Church, 220 Winton Road South, Rochester, NYMonetary donations will be accepted for…

Candlelight Vigil at SMH Animal Lab

November 2 (Sunday): 6:00 p.m. From the parking lot just north of Al Sigl Center (South Ave & Elmwood), walk 1-mile to outside of Strong Hospital Animal Lab on Elmwood Ave. (We are “legally” to stand only on the public…