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Turkey Freedom Day Feasts Around US: Register Yours

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feasts around US..
Gentle Thanksgiving 2005 and Related Events
Register yours at  http://www.gentlethanksgiving.org
(related site:  http://www.goveg.com)


USA AK Wasilla Delisa 907-373-1526  delisa@alaskaveg.org Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov. 24, 2 p.m.
Location: First Presbyterian Church
Features: Pure vegetarian (vegan) feast, entertainment, including music, video, and guest appearance by White Eagle Medicine Woman.
USA AL Birmingham Kit 205-591-4962  southernvegans@yahoo.c om Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov 25, 3:30
Location: my home
Features: Please join us for our 4th annual Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck!
USA CA Acton 661-269-0986  info@animalacres.org Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov 19th, 12pm-4pm
Location: Animal Acres, 5200 Escondido Canyon Road, Acton
Features: Thanksgiving Celebration: Delicious vegan fare in the sanctuary's beautiful courtyard with special feathered guests. Please visit www.animalacres.org for more info.
USA CA Alameda Elizabeth 415-273-5481 Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: November 20, 6pm
Location: 633 Glenwood Isle, Alameda
Features: East Bay Thanksgiving Potluck. 5:00pm Socializing & Appetizers; 6:00pm Dining; 7:00pm Dancing. Co-sponsored with East Bay Veg*ns. Very Raw Friendly. Attire: Dressy (no jeans or T-shirts). $1 suggested door donation with food enough for 10 people, or $10 without food. Thanksgiving recipes encouraged. No charge for those arriving two hours early to volunteer setting up and making wonderful raw appetizer and entrees under the guidance of Elizabeth. Wear or bring soft-soled shoes for dancing in the dancing in the special Dance Studio. Call Elizabeth to volunteer or for last minute directions. Directions: From 880, take High Street Alameda Exit. At stoplight turn west onto High Street and proceed over bridge 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Otis Drive and right onto Glenwood. From Fruitvale BART station, take bus #50 to White Hall & Willow, then walk 2 blocks to Otis and 1 block to Glenwood.
USA CA Anaheim Ellen 714-991-7448  smganimalactivst@aol.c om Other
Date/Time: 11/19/2005 4-5p.m.
Location: Anaheim,CA
Features: leafletting
USA CA Berkeley  howarddy2@att.net Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: November 24, 4pm
Features: East Bay Thanksgiving Day Potluck. For over 30 years we have been holding a potluck for veg*ns on Thanksgiving Day. Everyone is welcome to keep the tradition going in Berkeley by bringing $2-3 with a potluck dish to share help pay for the cost of the hall or $12 without food. Vegan or Raw food items welcome. Beverages will be provided. Please RSVP to  howarddy2@att.net to get location and directions or sign up and get information at the Alameda Thanksgiving Potluck.
USA CA Canoga Park 818-348-3240 Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov. 22nd 4pm
Location: 21825 Sherman Way, Canoga Park
Features: Vegan Thanksgiving dinner will be served on Tuesday, November 22, at 4:00 p.m. A café inside a health food market, Follow Your Heart restaurant will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Be sure to call ahead for reservations. Take-out orders should be placed 48 hours ahead. Visit the website at  http://www.followyourheart.com/market.php
USA CA Carlsbad Kath 619-299-0191  kath@aprl.org Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov 19th 5:00 PM
Location: 2385 Camino Vida Roble, Carlsbad, CA
Features: Potluck Dinner! Come enjoy great food, live music and informative speakers! Last year's event had about 200 guests and was covered by two news stations. We are expecting even more people this year! There is a cover charge of $3 if you bring a vegan dish (that feeds 4-5), $10 if you don't.
USA CA El Sobrante Mike & Joanna
 mike@wildbryde.com; jo  rdan@rawveg.info Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov. 24th, 2pm
Location: El Sobrante-Located between Orinda and Richmond Address: 5414 Heavenly Ridge Lane, El Sobrante
Features: Joanna and Mike and Jordan invite you to a joyous Thanksgiving! The crickets have seen the acorns ripen and sing to celebrate. It reminds us that a final harvest dinner is near. We'd love to gather together for a Thanksgiving round the big tables for a Vegan Thanksgiving feast. Tell stories of what the summer was like for you. Everyone is invited. Bring Vegan food and Vegan cheer. Tables composed with many faces and dishes. Afterwards we'll saunter together to the high knolls to see the big sky and admire how beautifully the seasons of life come together. Let's CELEBRATE too! Let's sing and read poetry and laugh together. See full potluck info at Jordan's web site  http://www.RawVeg.info/potlucks.html
USA CA Huntington Beach
Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov 24th start@3pm
Location: Good Mood Food Restaurant (5930 Warner Blvd)
Features: Special Veggie Thanksgiving Dinner: This year's dinner will be little bit different than last year, just to keep it exciting! On the menu will be, of course: Mock Turkey, Stuffing, Cranberry, Cravy, Mashed Potatoes, Raspberry Pie, Pumpkin Seed Pie and Raspberry Punch. Menu will be also available for Take-Out. Dinner costs: $29.50 (tips and tax are not included)
USA CA Los Angeles 310-289-9916 Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov 23rd
Location: Real Food Daily Restaurants (3 locations)
Features: Real Food Daily will hold its Eleventh Annual Thanksgiving To-Go Dinner for pick up the Day Before Thanksgiving. The restaurant will be closed on Thanksgiving Day but features a menu that includes Butternut Bisque, Faux Turkey Breast, Corn Sage Stuffing, Candied Yams, Mashed Potatoes, Golden Gravy, Green Bean Casserole, Holiday Green Salad, Cranberry Relish, and a slice of Pumpkin Pie with Tofu Whip. Price per person is $29.95. Orders must be placed by 6 p.m. on Monday, November 22. Orders can be picked up the Day Before Thanksgiving between 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 pm. Visit  http://www.realfood.com/ for more information and directions.
USA CA Northridge 310-289-5777 Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov 26th, 6pm-10pm
Location: 8843 Penfield Ave. Northridge (1 block East of Winnetka and just South of Nordhoff
Features: Vegan Potluck Dinner. Visit www.SoCalVeg.org for more info.
USA CA Orland 607-583-2225 x 221 Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov. 19th
Location: CA Farm Sanctuary (19080 Newville Rd)
Features: Celebration FOR the turkeys! An enjoyable day for people of all ages, the Celebration for the Turkeys offers plenty of fun activities for participants, including shelter time with the animals and special guest presentations. Guests also have the opportunity to spend time with like-minded individuals and sample delicious vegan food at a special holiday dinner. The highlight of the event, however, is our Feeding of the Turkeys Ceremony. During this delightful ceremony, guests are invited to feed our rescued turkeys their very own feast of stuffed squash, cranberries and pumpkin pie! Reservations required by Nov. 11th. Visit  http://www.adoptaturkey.org/turkey_celebration05.htm for more info.
USA CA San Diego Erin 619 299 0191  erin@APRL.org Public Vegetarian Meal, Information Table, Other
Date/Time: Nov. 19 5:00pm
Location: 2385 Camino Vida Roble, Carlsbad CA 92009
Features: There will be bands, a potluck, donated food from awesome vegan and vegetarian restaurants. There will be a raffle with various donated items from veg friendly businesses. We're expecting 200-300 people in attendance.
USA CA San Francisco Kim & Jamie
Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov. 24th @ 5pm
Features: Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck Celebration! Visit  http://www.bayareaveg.org/rsvp.htm?id=1027 to RSVP for and get directions. Bring friends, a plate, utensils, a cup, and lots of yummy vegan food to share, with an ingredients list.
USA CA San Francisco Joseph 415-273-5481 Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: November 24, 11:30
Location: 580 Geary Street - in the Savoy Hotel
Features: Thanksgiving Day Dinning Out, 11:30 am Millennium Restaurant (voted best Vegetarian restaurant in USA by readers of VEG NEWS magazine), 580 Geary Street, corner of Jones, in the Savoy Hotel. MUNI Bus #38 with East Bay connection at Trans Bay Terminal or BART at Montgomery Exit. Reservations required. Make checks out and mail to SFVS, c/ o Joseph Cadiz, 73 Rodel Place, San Francisco CA 94103 by November 18. Due to the limited space this event will be form members and their guests only, on a first pay basis. The special SFVS price will be $45.00 per person; $25 for children. Prices includes Vegan Hors d'oeuvres, Salad, Entrée, Dessert, Coffee, Tea or Vegan Nog, Tax & Tip. Wine and extra beverages are extra. Call our Veggie Hot Line for information, 415-273-5481
USA CA San Francisco Seth 831-469-4643 www.convergencefood.co m Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: November 12, 6 PM
Location: 3600 Geary Blvd -between Palm & Arguello
Features: Thanksgiving Potluck & Demo with Seth Pasternack. 6:00pm Socializing & Appetizers; 6:30pm Dining; 7:30pm Holiday Demo with samples and recipes. $1 suggested donation for members, their guests, and students bringing food enough for 10 people; $2 for non-members bringing food (add $7 to each category without food). Thanksgiving food encouraged, including raw. See Potluck Guidelines for Potluck protocol. $5 for those attending the Holiday Demo only. Seth Pasternack, who catered out World Vegetarian Day 2005 dinner, is from Convergence Catering and will be presenting some ideas for a Vegan Thanksgiving and Holidays parties. He and his staff are available for the holidays or special parties. A special treat will include an UnTurkey from Now & Zen.
USA CA Santa Clarita Ellie 661-252-2440  thegentlebarn@aol.com Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: November 24, 2005
Location: Santa Clarita (LA Area)
Features: Come Celebrate LIFE on Thanksgiving with our rescued turkeys and all of the other animals for live music, raffel, hay rides and a delicious Vegan Thanksgiving FEAST and much more!!
This event is our annual fundraiser to support all of our animals with vetinary care and food costs.
The cost is $100 per person and all kids 16 and under get in FREE.
CHECK OUT our website for more info and to register for the event. www.gentlebarn.org

*The event is going to be at The Gentle Barn's location in Santa Clarita. You MUST register on the Gentle Barn Website or by calling the Gentle Barn (you may not pay at the door).

Once you have registered, you will receive your tickets and a map with directions. The absolute LAST DAY to register is Friday November 18, 2005 (NO EXCEPTIONS).

Hope to see you there!
USA CA West Covina info@oneworldveggie. Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov. 23th -25th
Location: One World Cuisine Restaurant (178 South Glendora Ave. near the Edwards Cinemas)
Features: Vegan Thanksgiving Meal Special at $19.95 per person Menu includes Hearty Harvest Soup, One World Vegan Turkey with homemade savory herb-seasoned stuffing, Mashed Potatoes and Veggie Gravy , Spring Mix Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette , Grilled Corn on the Cob , Jellied Cranberry Sauce, Sparkling Apple Cider, & Homemade Dessert. Visit the website at  http://www.oneworldveggie.com
USA CA West Los Angeles 310-289-5777 Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov 24, 11am-3pm
Location: Rancho Park, West Los Angeles (on Motor Ave, just south of Pico)
Features: Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck Picnic: Once a year a lot of us get together to have a turkey friendly vegan thanksgiving picnic. It is an afternoon of fun and frolic featuring music, speakers, and some of the nicest people and organizations in or around Los Angeles. Bring your musical instruments, frisbees, etc. Dogs are required to be leashed. Visit www.SoCalVeg.org for more info.
USA CA Woodacre Julie 415-488-0919 Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov. 24th
Features: Tired of turkey (or love them too much to eat them)? Family too far away (geographically or emotionally)? Then please come join me for my first annual Thanksgiving Potluck Vegan Feast. Visit  http://www.bayareaveg.org/rsvp.htm?id=921 for details.
USA CO Denver Michele 303-769-4997  info@peacefulprairie.o rg Public Vegetarian Meal, Information Table, Other
Date/Time: Nov.23rd 6pm-1am
Location: Mercury Cafe 2199 California St. Denver
Features: An evening of Dance and Delicious Food. Live Band, Salsa dance lessons and professional dance performances. Put on your dancing shoes and dance the night away! Or just visit, enjoy fantastic vegan food, win great prizes, and watch some of Denver's most electrifying Latin dancers. Stay late and experience fiery salsa at its best with sizzling Latin band La Candela! All while supporting our work on behalf of farmed animals www.PeacefulPrairie.org
USA FL Coral Gables Joyce  earthsavemiami@yahoo.c om Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: 11/19/05 6:30 PM
Location: 3010 DeSoto Blvd, Coral Gables FL
Features: EarthSave Miami will hold its Tenth Annual Turkey-Free Thanksgiving in the Fellowship Hall at Coral Gables Congregational Church. The vegan dinner will be prepared by professional chef, Caryl Zook with organic produce donated by Wild Oats Market of Pinecrest, FL. The guest speaker will be Erik Marcus who will speak on topics from his latest book: Meat Market. Seats are $30 per person; $25 for members.Call to reserve a seat at 305-228-1116.
USA FL Melbourne Barbara 321-242-4647  goveg@cfl.rr.com Public Vegetarian Meal, Information Table
Date/Time: November 19 2-5pm
Location: Suntree Rotary Park, Melbourne, FL
Features: We are having a celebration of a traditional Thanksgiving, like the first in 1621. Several historians believe the first Thanksgiving featured corn, beans, nuts and berries, but not turkey. We will provide stuffed tofu turkey and gravy, etc. This will be a potluck
USA FL Orlando 407-699-7771 arffcentral@animalrigh tsflorida.org Video Screening, Information Table, Veg Meal for Friends/Family, Other
Features: Throughout the holiday season Animal Rights Foundation of Florida, ARFF, activists will hit the streets with a mission: To educate and share with the general public delicious Vegan alternatives to the tradtional meat-based holiday meals. Last year we reached thousands of meat eaters with this outreach campaign. Your help is needed again this year to help us reach our goal. Put that compassion into action for the animals! Contact us today to help! www.arff.org
USA FL Orlando Sarah 407-234-9358 conventionalvegan@yaho o.com Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov 20th, 6pm-10pm
Location: Loch Haven Community Center (610 North Lake Formosa Dr. Orlando, Fl 32803)
Features: UPDATE: Public Vegetarian Meal Date/Time: 11/20 6-10pm Features: Cost: $15 per person ($10 for students with ID and children) at the door. For more info, and to veiw menu visit: www.vegthanksgiving.com
USA FL West Palm Beach 561-471-8876  info@hippocratesinst.o rg Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov. 24th
Location: 1443 Palmdale Court
Features: HHI, West Palm Beach, Florida Hippocrates Annual Thanksgiving Feast The best and largest raw food veg buffet in the country! You will find everything you ever wanted to eat, only the healthy version! The price is $39 per person. Visit  http://www.hippocratesinst.com/ for more infor or call 561-471-8876 to reserve your place.
USA GA Atlanta Jill 770-662-4019  jillohc@aol.com Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov. 20, 5-7 p.m.
Location: Cafe Sunflower, Sandy Springs
Features: Our special vegan holiday menu will consist of butternut squash soup, veggie loaf, grilled ginger tofu, herbed mashed potatoes, asparagus, carrot cake and coffee/tea. Adults $25 Children $15 (includes tax and gratuity). Please also bring a canned or nonperishable food donation for the food bank!
USA IL Chicago
 info@mercyforanimals.o rg Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov 20th 6:30-10pm
Location: 339 W. Barry Ave, #5C, Chicago, IL, 60657
Features: Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck!Thanksgiving is hard on vegetarians and vegans alike. This holiday, why not enjoy a compassionate vegan thanksgiving among like-minded individuals? Please bring a vegan dish- a dish with no meat, dairy, eggs, or honey- and bring a friend! RSVP required by Monday, November 14.
USA IL Chicago Mickey 773 935 6696  mickey@xsite.net Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: November 24, 2005
Location: Chicago Diner
Features: 23rd Annual Turkey Free Thanksgiving www.veggiediner.com for menu & info
USA IL Rockford Carol 815-397-5579 cburmeister@insightbb. com Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Sunday, Nov. 20, 4
Location: Cliffbreakers
Features: Guest speaker: Michael Greger, M.D., "Stopping Cancer Before it Starts"
USA IN Columbia City Heather 260-327-3434  hleughmyer@hotmeal.com Other
Date/Time: November 24th
Location: home
Features: I started a new tradition about 3 years ago of sponsoring a turkey for a friend or family member in memory of all those innocent beings who have died, and also to better educate the people around me. My husband and I also stopped attending any feast which revolves around a dead bird and have our own veggie dinner right here at home. Friends and family are welcome anytime. We are sure to cook up a nice veggie feast for our many animal companions as well. Just wanted to add myself so that a very small, very farming/hunting oriented town in the midwest was represented too! Compassionate people can pop up anywhere!
USA KY Lexington Patty 859-299-5669 Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: 11/20/05,5:30 p.m.
Location: Unitarian Church
Features: Vegetarian potluck dinner with program by Home at Last animal sanctuary. Donation $5.00 if you bring dish, $10.00 without dish. Doors open at 5:30, dinner at 6:00, program at 7:00.
USA KY Louisville Meredith  raspberry@insightbb.co m Information Table
Date/Time: November 20th

USA LA Baton Rouge Caroline 225-346-6757  cgarci7@lsu.edu Public Vegetarian Meal, Information Table
Date/Time: 11-18-05, 5:30 pm
Location: International Cultural Center
Features: The Vegetarian Society of LSU will be hosting a gentle Thanksgiving potluck at the International Cultural Center on campus. Everyone is invited to attend and encouraged to bring a vegetarian dish to share, as well as their own plates/utentils to help cut down on trash.  http://www.geocities.com/veglsu for more information and/or to join our mailing list.
USA MA Boston Evelyn 617-424-8846  BVS@ivu.org Public Vegetarian Meal, Video Screening, Other
Date/Time: Sun. Nov. 20, 4 PM
Location: Grasshopper, 1 North Beacon St., Allston (Boston) MA
Features: A double-feature program (free) followed by a sumptuous vegan buffet ($8.95 + tax). 4 PM - Screening of "The Making of A Turkey", 16 minute film on turkey production and the development of intensive confinement systems. Includes undercover footage of factory farming practices, transportation cruelties, and slaughterhouse abuses. Part two: a reading with slide presentation of the children's book, "'Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving,"by Dav Pilkey. This tale tells how eight school children embark on a Thanksgiving field trip that will change their lives forever after meeting eight baby turkeys. 5:15 - 7 PM Vegan Buffet Dinner Includes salad, soups, appetizers, several entrees, fresh melons, unlimited, all for $8.95 + tax
USA MA Petersham Larry earthlands@earthlands. org Veg Meal for Friends/Family
Date/Time: 11/27, 3 pm
Location: Earthlands Main Lodge
Features: Annual vegan potluck feast
USA MD Baltimore Jeannie (410) 366-8343  jeannie@vrg.org Public Vegetarian Meal, Information Table, Other
Date/Time: 11/20/05 5:30pm
Location: Bolton Street Synagogue
Features: The Vegetarian Resource Group will hold its 24th annual vegetarian Pre-Thanksgiving potluck dinner on Sunday, November 20, at 5:30 p.m. This year's location is the Bolton Street Synagogue, 212 West Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21210. Admission is $4 per adult; children are admitted free. Also, please bring a vegan dish - made without meat, fish, fowl, milk, cheese, eggs,honey, or other animal-derived ingredients - that serves four as a contribution from EACH member of your party. Write the ingredients of your dish on a 3 x 5 card to accommodate guests with special dietary needs.
USA MD Bethesda Saurabh 202-362-8349  vsdc@vsdc.org Public Vegetarian Meal, Information Table
Date/Time: 11/24/05 at noon
Location: Bethesda Hyatt
Features: Celebrate Thanksgiving with 200+ people enjoying a gourmet vegan feast. Registration, appetizers, and social hour begin at noon; buffet begins around 1 pm. Guest speaker Erik Marcus, plus EatSmart graduates tell their inspirational stories. Cost is $46 for VSDC members, $49 for non-members, children 12 and under half price. Consider bringing a nonperishable food item for Community of Hope. Registration details at www.vsdc.org. All reservations MUST be postmarked by Friday November 18.
USA MD Mount Airy Helen 301-703-4116  info@naturalzing.com Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov. 24, 4pm - 9p
Location: Mount Airy, MD
Features: You are invited to a Living Vegan Thanksgiving Feast
Dates: Thursday, November 24th
Time: 4 pm until 9pm
Menu: See Menu Below
Donations: Donations are welcome or bring a raw vegan dish that can serve 7 (see menu below to determine what might go well)
Questions: Please RSVP so we can get an approximate count. Come even if you haven't RSVP'd. 301-703-4116 or email:  info@naturalzing.com

Menu
Beverages: Fresh Apple Cider, Spiced Honeybush Tea, Coconut Water, Nut Nog
Salad: Garden Salad with Italian Herbal Vinaigrette Sides:Mashed Potatoes, Cranberry Relish, Sauer Kraut, Apple-Pecan Coconut Chutney
Entree:Stuffing Nut Loaf, Sweet Potato Casserole, Apple-Cinnamon Bread, Broccoli Soup
Desserts:Apple Crumb Cake, Pumpkin Pie, Chocolate Pecan Pie
USA MD Poolesville 301-428-8128  info@animalsanctuary.o rg Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Nov 19, 12pm-4pm
Location: 15200 Mt Nebo Rd, Poolesville, MD
Features: Come celebrate Thanksgiving WITH the turkeys at Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary! Join our eight friendly turkeys and all their friends in celebrating a cruelty-free Thanksgiving potluck. Please bring a vegan dinner or dessert item to serve 8. $10.00 suggested donation to benefit the animals. No charge for children under 16. For more information and directions, visit www.animalsanctuary.org
USA MI Livonia Kelli  kelli-m@hotmail.com Other
Date/Time: 11/20/05-10:45 AM
Location: Ropertis Turkey Slaughterhouse/Farm
Features: Please join us in a peaceful demonstration against the mass slaughter of Turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner at Roperti's Turkey Farm, Livonia Michigan. USA Today writes: "Preparations for Thanksgiving season begin in August, when 9-week-old turkeys are delivered to the farm from Holly. The birds are fed corn once a week and are "dressed" — that is, killed — the day before the order is filled. About 25 people inspect the turkeys for feathers, then bag and tag them. The farm operates from Oct. 1 to Dec. 23. Besides Thanksgiving turkeys, it also sells 500 for Christmas. "Everybody eats turkey for Thanksgiving whether they want to or not," Roperti said. "On Christmas, everybody eats different things."" -end- 'Everybody?!' We don't *think* so, Mr. Roperti. Please see  http://animalrights.meetup.com/4/events/4774612/ for more information. Feel free to email with any questions. Have a beautiful Thanksgiving!
USA MI Redford Jerry Or Flo Date/Time: Nov 24th
Location: 28660 Five Mile Rd (E of Middlebelt
Features: Vegan Food and Raw Food Potluck Thanksgiving DAY at Noon.We usually have an incredible array of delicious Vegan and/or Raw. Entertainment: Music, origami, thankfulness prsentation, etc. Please bring a dish (raw or cooked) to pass or pay $7.50. Everyone Welcome - Bring a Friend!
USA MI Wyandotte Kim  kej_48195@yahoo.com Veg Meal for Friends/Family
Date/Time: 11-24-05
Location: My House
Features: I will be hosting a veg Thanksgiving dinner, as well as distributing Gentle Thanksgiving handouts. Dinner includes delicious food such as, stuffed squash, veggies, salad, cranberries, rolls, pies.
USA MN Minneapolis Gregory 612-626-5785  greg@ca4a.org Public Vegetarian Meal
Date/Time: Sat., Nov. 19, 2pm
Location: Mississippi Room of Coffman on the East Bank of the University of Minnesota
Features: It's that time of year. Sweet smells of cranberry jelly, mouth-watering vegan pumpkin pie, and savory Tofurky. Enjoy delicious animal-friendly food with fun people at CAA's second annual vegetarian Thanksgiving potluck. Last year's potluck was a smashing success, so mark your calendars and invite your friends and family! Be sure to bring a vegetarian or vegan dish or drink to share!
USA MN Rochester Julie 507-254-8349  julie_eyrich@msn.com Public Vegetarian Meal, Information Table
Date/Time: 11/20/ 5:30 pm
Location: Seventh Day Adventist Church
Features: The Vegetarian Information Group of Rochester is having their fifth Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm November 20, Sunday at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1100 37th St.NW Rochester, MN. Tickets may be purchased at the Back Room Deli located at the Good Food Store (289-9061) Cost is $12. VIGOR members are $10. children, 6-12 pay $5, and those younger are free. $15 at the door. Seating is limited. For more information, call 254-8349 or visit www.vigr.org The menu is Celebration Roast, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, corn, broccoli salad, bread, silk nog and a variety of holiday desserts! Thank you for donating to this educational/fundraising event! Backroom Deli, Bread Baker Co., Good Food Store, HyVee Barlows, www.fieldroast.com
USA MO Webster Groves Mary 314-995-2699  thinksnow@charter.net Public Vegetarian Meal, Information Table, Exhibit
Date/Time: 11/20--5 or 7 pm
Location: Eden Theological Seminary Dining Commons
Features: Sunday, November 20, 2005, marks the 8th annual Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Dinner at Eden Theological Seminary Dining Commons, in Webster Groves, MO! This festive event is presented to the public by the St. Louis Vegetarian Society, in cooperation with the St. Louis Community College School of Culinary Arts, and co-sponsored by the St. Louis Animal Rights Team. It features live music, free information, and a fantastic all-you-can-eat vegan feast, which includes "Turkey Breast" with Cornbread & Cranberry Stuffing, Duchess Sweet Potatoes, "Crab" Cakes, Winter Roast Vegetables, Pumpkin Cake, and more! Seatings are at 5:00 pm or 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door (children half-price), and can be obtained by sending a check to St. Louis Vegetarian Society, TFT, 11025 Easy Street, Saint Ann, MO 63074. ALL are WELCOME!
USA NC Chapel Hill Dilip 919-416-1937  barman@jhu.edu Public Vegetarian Meal, Information Table
Date/Time: Nov.24,2005 1-4p
Location: Cafe Parizade, Durham
Features: Check out the country's largest vegetarian Thanksgiving! We expect over 400. You can read about us as cover stories in the current "VegNews" and in the summer issue of "American Vegan". We have an extensive menu for $23 or less per person. Check out www.trianglevegsociety.org/thanksgiving05 for full details.
USA NC Greenville Laura 252-329-0615  laurasmail@cox.net Public Vegetarian Meal, Information Table
Date/Time: Sun. Nov. 20, 5-7
Location: Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Farmville 108 S. Walnut St.
Features: Annual Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast with traditional holiday favorites: a gluten "turkey", stuffing, cranberry relish, mashed and sweet potatoes, greens, pumpkin pie, etc. All are welcome. Special children's activities.

homepage: homepage: http://www.gentlethanksgiving.org
address: address: Maryland