VegMichigan

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May
1
Tue
VegMichigan’s May Henry Ford Centennial Library Display @ Henry Ford Centennial Library
May 1 – May 31 all-day

Please check out our library display, located at Henry Ford Centennial Library, 16301 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, Mi. 48126. Contact: Patty Podzikowski (313)943-2330 ppodziko@ci.dearborn.mi.us.

VegMichigan’s May Wayne Public Library Display @ Wayne Public Library
May 1 – May 31 all-day

Please check out our library display, located at Wayne Public Library, 3737 S. Wayne Rd. Wayne MI. 48184. Contact: Sean Glasgow (734) 721-7832 glasgowsean@gmail.com.

May
29
Tue
May Dinner Club @ Ale Mary's
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
If you haven’t heard yet, Ale Mary’s now has a vegan menu! They also have dedicated fryers for vegan items and offer vegan milkshakes. Join us at this craft beer hall in downtown Royal Oak to try their new vegan menu.
  
Please RSVP with Tammy at tammy@vegmichigan.org  or call her at 419.350.6301 
Jun
1
Fri
VegMichigan’s June Carl Sandburg Library Display @ Carl Sandburg Library
Jun 1 – Jun 30 all-day

Please check out our library display, located at the Carl Sandburg Library, 30100 W. Seven Mile Rd. Livonia, Mi. 48152. Contact: Ken Bignotti (248) 893-4010 bignotti@livoniapubliclibrary.org.

VegMichigan’s June St. Clair Shores Public Library Display @ St. Clair Shores Public Library
Jun 1 – Jun 30 all-day

Please check out our library display, located at the St. Clair Shores Public Library, 22500 E 11 Mile Rd, St. Clair Shores, MI 48081. Contact: Kathleen Harville 586-771-9020 x286.

Jun
4
Mon
That Vegan Couple @ Costick Center
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
We invite you to join Natasha and Luca, “That Vegan Couple” from Australia, as they embark on a U.S. activism tour this year with a stop in Detroit to meet-up and educate about vegan activism! Natasha and Luca use their podcasts, social media, and YouTube channel to help people, animals, and the environment. The workshop is free but there is a $15 charge if you would like to come for the vegan dinner at 5:30 pm. Please RSVP below.
 
Costick Center 
 
5:30pm – 6:30pm Catered Vegan Dinner
Note there is limited space for up to 50 people for dinner.   
 
6:30pm – 7:00pm Arrival and Greeting
 
7:00pm – 8:30pm Activism Workshop
 
Please RSVP on our Facebook Event Page 
 
We are happy to have “That Vegan Couple” visit us and we look forward to seeing you at this amazing event. If you have any questions, please contact Tammy Warren, Community Outreach Director, at tammy@vegmichigan.org or 419.350.6301.
 
Diet as Disease Prevention w/ Dr. Kerrie Saunders @ Southfield Parks & Recreation Center
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

In her talk, Diet as Disease Prevention, Dr. Saunders’ will discuss how eating a healthy and delicious plant-based diet could be your best defense against chronic disease. Dr. Saunders’ has a unique background in psychology, addiction, nutrition, and body composition assessment. She is an internationally known Presenter and Author of work featured on television, and in numerous newspapers, e-zines, and magazines. You may have seen her “Dear Dr. Kerrie” advice column or heard her on the radio doing ‘DrFood’s Nutrition 

Jun
5
Tue
Healthy Food Changes & Milk Substitute Sampling @ Southfield Beach Woods Recreation Center
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Paul Krause is the president of VegMichigan, the largest non-profit vegetarian/vegan organization in Michigan.  He is also a pharmacist and owned The Medicine Cabinet Pharmacy in Southfield for 30 years.  With his presentation, he brings a unique perspective on how your food choices can affect your health.  

Tammy Warren is serving as Community Outreach Director and Volunteer Coordinator for VegMichigan. Tammy began her journey into the plant-based world in 2009 after realizing that there was no difference between her Dachshund and other sentient beings. As she learned more, she made the transition to a 100% vegan lifestyle.

Jun
9
Sat
Motor City Pride @ Hart Plaza
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm

VegMichigan will have a booth at this event passing out information about the many benefits of a plant-based lifestyle and directing everyone we can to The Nosh Pit Food Truck. The Motor City Pride Festival is always a fun event! If you are at the festival, please stop by our table to say “hello”.

Jun
16
Sat
Barn Bash Weekend Celebration Tabling @ Barn Sanctuary
Jun 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

VegMichigan will be promoting the health, ethical, and environmental benefits of a vegan diet at Barn Sanctuary’s Barn Bash Weekend in Chelsea, Michigan. Barn Sanctuary is the newest farm animal sanctuary in Michigan and will be hosting a weekend of food, tours, music, art, yoga, a movie screening, and a workshop at the sanctuary. 

Jun
20
Wed
June Dinner Club @ Ima
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Now that summer is finally here, we’ll be dining al fresco at Ima in Detroit’s historic Corktown neighborhood! Ima was named Detroit Eater’s 2017 Restaurant of the Year.

The cost is $17 per person, which will cover shared snacks at each table plus one entree for each guest (including tax).
Please note beverages, dessert and gratuity are not included in this price, so please plan accordingly.
 
Due to the small size of the restaurant, we’re kindly limiting the dinner to 1.5 hours in order to accommodate the party following ours.
 
To RSVP, email: tammy@vegmichigan.org
 
 
Jul
1
Sun
VegMichigan’s July Carl Sandburg Library Display @ Carl Sandburg Library
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day

Please check out our library display, located at the Carl Sandburg Library, 30100 W. Seven Mile Rd. Livonia 48152. Contact: Ken Bignotti (248) 893-4010 bignotti@livoniapubliclibrary.org.

VegMichigan’s July Livonia Civic Center Public Library @ Livonia Civic Center Public Library
Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day

Please check out our library display, located at the Livonia Civic Center Public Library, 32777 5 Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48154. Contact: Donna Winter 734-466-2675.

Jul
8
Sun
Lansing Vegan Potluck @ Clerical Technical Union-MSU
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Open to anyone and everyone! A vegan potluck will be held from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 8th, at the Clerical Technical Union (Conference Room) located at the Northeast corner of Hagadorn and Lake Lansing Roads. Please arrive by 5:45 p.m.

Each adult (over 12 yrs.) should bring a vegan dish to serve 8. Please no animal products; including meat, eggs, dairy, whey, honey or gelatin. Bring your recipe cards so I can post them on our Meetup later. Dinnerware and serving spoons will be provided. To view the VegMichigan Attendee Guidelines, visit https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1pUlg3naD-VrAI2KqgMyNYopvMqPYq_Dk

For more information contact:

vegmichigangreaterlansing@yahoo.com

To follow VegMichigan online, see: https://www.facebook.com/VegMichiganGreaterLansing/
http://www.vegmichigan.org

Jul
25
Wed
Super Simple Super Nutrition @ Caroline Kennedy Public Library
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Dr. Kerrie Saunders, MS, LLP, PhD will show us how to get super nutrition – using real food you find in your grocery store!  Americans eating the Standard American Diet (SAD) today have a 1 in 2 chance of dying of a heart attack, and a 1 in 3 chance of dying from cancer. So…NOW, what to eat?!  This class is designed especially for success – you’ll learn Food Friends & Foes, little-known sources of cholesterol, why most ‘diets’ will fail repeatedly, knowing where to start, and truly super simple ingredient substitutions that can help make the transition to a healthier lifestyle quick and easy. “Real people, real food, real results!” TM  VegMichigan will provide healthy and delicious plant-based taste samples for you to enjoy.