Calendar of Events
Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc.
38 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572 USA -
Vegetarian - Vegan - Animal Rights - Health - Nutrition - Environment
The mission of the Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc. is to
promote the vegetarian ethic in the Mid-Hudson (New York) region, educate the community
and aid anyone in the pursuit of a totally vegetarian (vegan) cruelty-free and healthful
Summer 2002 Issue
Foundation for Compassion
Columbia-Greene Chapter Corner
See Miscellaneous Items Below
Thanks to all chair donors and welcome new members.
Your names will be listed in the next issue.
Nirja Kumar has agreed to be our liaison for events at
Peace Village. She especially recommends the
"Food and Spirituality Retreat" on June 1-23 and
"The Art of Living, Beyond Death and Dying" by Roger Cole, M.D. on
Sunday, July 14, from 5 to 7 PM.
For complete information, go to
or contact Nirja Kumar at 845-876-2972.
Summer 2002 Calendar of Events
Columbia-Greene Chapter sponsors their
2nd Annual Vegetarian Picnic/BBQ in
Crellin Community Park, Chatham, on Route 66 just one
mile north of the Chatham traffic circle. Bluegrass music by Jody Rael &
The Columbia Bluegrass Band. Bring
vegetarian dish to share (no meat-fish-dairy-eggs-honey). Veggie burgers
and dogs provided.
$5 if you bring a dish, $15 otherwise.
No RSVP necessary. Kids,
dogs, non-vegetarians welcome. 518-392-VEGI (8344).
at 12 Noon.
Board Meeting and Picnic.
A short Board Meeting (all members welcome) will be followed by
a Picnic at 2 PM (all welcome). Both events will take place at
the home of Robbie Schiff, 16 South Street, Rhinebeck. The picnic will
be held on Crystal Lake, which happens to be adjacent to her back
yard. Please RVSP.
between 1-4:30 PM.
Lauren and Robbie, Part 3 - "Liven up Mid-Summer with
Raw Foods." $20 - RSVPs are
MHVS will have an information table at
the Rhinebeck Farmerís Market. We can
give out information and talk with people. We
can also give out food samples (the best way to reach out). As it is
Corn Day at the market we will offer dishes
made with fresh corn. Volunteers needed
to staff the table and to prepare food. One
or two hour shifts available between 10AM and
2 PM. This is a good chance to do some
needed social action. Call to volunteer.
at 1:30 PM.
in Kingston at the home of Rae Schlecht
(35 Catskill Avenue). (Yes, we are back
to our second Sunday of the month schedule.) Call
Rae at 845-338-8223.
MHVS member Nirja Kumar will
prepare a vegan Indian dinner at her home in Rhinebeck. $25 per person.
This is a repeat event at
the request of those who attended last year. The food will be vegan, of
course, with a mixture of spicy and mild dishes.
RSVPs a must.
Call Robbie for reservations at 845-876-2626, or Nirja at
(August 29-September 2).
Columbia County Fair.
Vegetarian Information Booth.
"Where do you get
your protein?" "How do you cook tofu?" "What do you eat?"
Come answer questions like these and more as we talk with friends and
neighbors in this fun and festive setting.
needed to help design and staff the booth - come for at least two hours
and we will give you a free pass for the fair. Call Joan at
(518) 392-VEGI (8344) or e-mail
to sign up.
Unless otherwise noted, please reply to 845.876.2626 or
We look forward to
hearing from you