Age 30+ at 7 p.m. and Ladies Only (Double Entendre event) at 9 p.m. Limited to 10 hetero couples and 20 ladies for the "Double Entendre." See www.vofa.ca for pre-registration details and more info. Read more »
Part sociological experiment and part adventure comedy, Vegucated is an award-winning, guerrilla-style documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks. Lured by tales of weight lost and health regained, they begin to uncover the hidden sides of animal agriculture and soon find themselves risking everything to expose an industry they supported just weeks before. But can their convictions carry them through when times get tough?
Theme: Comfort Foods: bring a favorite dish that cheers you up on cold November days.
Speakers: Your VVOA Board members will be giving you the inside story on why and how they became vegetarian, vegan or raw vegan… then you get to ask us – a great opportunity to find out how we transitioned, what we eat, how it was raising a family, what to do if others in our life don’t eat the same diet, how we handle food cravings…
With obesity set to overtake tobacco as the number one cause of preventable deaths in the United States, Processed People looks for the explanation. Fast food, fast medicine, fast news and fast lives have turned many Americans into a sick, uninformed, indebted, “processed” people. This film begins at 7 pm at Whitemud Crossing Library (4211 106 Street). All of our films are free, but donations are always appreciated.
Raising a vegan or vegetarian child? Interested in raising your child or children as vegetarian or vegan? Fantastic! Held earlier than the rest of our information sessions, feel free to bring your children out to this event. Volunteers will be present to entertain the next generation while you hear first-hand accounts, tips and support from vegan mom, Emily Bourne. This information session begins at 4pm at Bonnie Doon Community Hall (9240 93 Street). This event is free, but donations will be collected. Read more »
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