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Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc.
38 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572 USA -  845-876-2626
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 lifestyle.

Newsletters - Winter 2008 Issue

Calendar of events

Saturday, March 8 – This year the MHVS celebration of the Great American Meat-Out will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation SawKill Rd, Kingston, at 5 pm. Holly Cheever, DVM, vice president of the Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights will be the speaker. Cost is $10 per person with a vegan appetizer, salad or dessert to share, $20 without. MHVS will prepare main dishes and provide beverages. For the health of the environment, please bring your own plates and utensils. Reservations: rsvp@mhvs.org or 845•876•2626.

Monday, March 24 – Trek down to the Big Apple for an evening of comedy supporting Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. Komedy for Karma at Gotham Comedy Club will feature comedians Louie CK and Gary Gulman, with Dan Piraro (deft scribbler of Bizzaro) as emcee. Details at http://www.woodstockfas.org/events.shtml 

Saturday, April 5 – Annual Meeting, 10 am to 2 pm, at the Reformed Church, Route 9 and South Street, Rhinebeck. The Annual Meeting is open to all members. A proposed slate of MHVS officers and board members will be voted on by the members present (see story) MHVS will use food as bate to bring out member participation. The complementary cooking class features fried seitan demonstrated by Nate Williams, colcannon by Jim Van Alstine and “cheese” cake by Jeff Baker. Reservations: rsvp@mhvs.org  or 845•876•2626.

Sunday, April 27 – Kinish party, 2 pm, at the home of Carol Kessler and Barry Mark in Catskill. MHVS revisits a popular event. Scads of delicious knishes will be prepared (and demonstrated) by Marvin Lang. Time TBD, Reservations, directions and details at rsvp@mhvs.org  or 845•876•2626.

Saturday, June 7 – Catskill Animal Sanctuary Shindig. MHVS helps our friends at the Sanctuary by providing food service. Volunteers are needed. The Shindig features musical entertainment, farm tours, cooking demos, informative talks and children’s activities. Call 845•876•2626 to volunteer for the MHVS food tables or call Catskill Animal Sanctuary at 845•336•8447 for event and volunteer info.  

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