VegMichigan

Calendar

Sep
1
Sun
VegMichigan’s September Auburn Hills Oakland Community College Library Display @ Auburn Hills Oakland Community College Library
Sep 1 – Sep 30 all-day

Please check out our library display located at Auburn Hills OCC Library, 2900 Featherstone Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 Contact: Anne Palmer 248-232-4125 AMPALMER@oaklandcc.edu.

VegMichigan’s September Ferndale Public Library Display @ Ferndale Public Library
Sep 1 – Sep 30 all-day

Please check out our library display, located at Ferndale Public Library, 222 E Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale, Mi. 48220. Ed Burns 248-546-2504.

Sep
4
Wed
VegMichigan’s September Milford Library Display @ Milford Library
Sep 4 – Sep 30 all-day

Please check out our library display, located at 330 Family Dr., Milford, Mi. 48381. Contact: Karin Boughy (248) 684-0845 x.303 KBoughey@milfordlibrary.info.

Sep
15
Sun
VegMichigan’s Free Festival! @ Riley Park, Downtown Farmington
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

VegMichigan has found the perfect location to host our 4th Annual Free Festival! We invite you to come and enjoy a lovely afternoon in the heart of beautiful downtown Farmington.

Save the date for Sunday, September 15th as summer will be winding down and there will be just a touch of fall in the air. Enjoy a huge selection of delicious food options from all of our great vendors. Plus, if you would like to explore downtown Farmington, local area restaurants will be offering vegan specials, all within a short walking distance of the festival. Enjoy fun and relaxing music on the spacious concert lawn and feel free to bring your picnic blanket and lawn chairs. We will also have some great shopping and fun for the kids. There is ample free parking. Please bring friends and family. We look forward to seeing you there!

Sunday, September 15th

 11am – 5pm

Riley Park – Downtown Farmington 

(located at 33113 Grand River Ave. at the corner of Grand River Ave. and Farmington Rd.)

Sep
16
Mon
Ann Arbor Area Movie Meetup – The Game Changers @ Ann Arbor 20 + IMAX
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us at the Ann Arbor 20 + IMAX in Ypsilanti  for the long-awaited release of The Game Changers movie from Academy Award® Winner Louie Psihoyos, a revolutionary new documentary about meat, protein, and strength.

Purchase your ticket ahead of time. Reserved seating at Ann Arbor 20 – IMAX. Click the link below for tickets, type in zip code 48197:
https://www.fathomevents.com/events/the-game-changers

Watch trailer: https://gamechangersmovie.com/

Since seats are reserved ahead of time so will not be sitting together as a group.

For details, visit the Ann Arbor Area Meetup page here

Greater Lansing Movie Meetup – The Game Changers @ Regal Lansing Mall
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

A ONE-NIGHT GLOBAL THEATRICAL EVENT

On September 16th, 2019, be a part of the long-awaited public premiere of The Game Changers! James Cameron’s new film, The Game Changers, charts the rise of veganism and will shine the spotlight on an array of soldiers, plant-based athletes, leaders, and celebrities who follow a plant-based diet.

You don’t want to miss it.

Watch the Trailer
https://youtu.be/iSpglxHTJVM

Buy tickets in advance:
https://shop.regmovies.com/Ticketing/visSelectTickets.aspx?&cinemacode=0596&txtSessionId=105316&setUserSessionId=9d5f6c2e6b984015b2df2507fb6e77ce&fbclid=IwAR099PA5PNXT2KzJRXAEUj2R9vF50KCB8Iz_2Nr7dYj64ja08V1nC6w8YpM

For details, visit the Greater Lansing Meetup page here

Metro Detroit Movie Meetup – The Game Changers @ AMC Livonia 20
Sep 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us at the AMC Livonia 20 for the long-awaited release of the Game Changers movie. Please watch the trailer https://gamechangersmovie.com/ and if you would like to watch the movie with us, we will be meeting in the lobby of the theater at 7:10pm. To buy your tickets online go to https://www.amctheatres.com/movies/the-game-changers-60848/showtimes/the-game-changers-60848/2019-09-16/amc-livonia-20/all

For details, visit the Metro Detroit Meetup page here

Sep
25
Wed
Flint Meetup @ Dig Cafe (Frankenmuth)
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us as we venture a bit north to the Dig Cafe in Frankenmuth (located at 975 N Main St, Suite C, Frankenmuth, MI 48734). We will be meeting at 5 pm on Wednesday, September 25th. Dig Cafe offers delicious, made from scratch foods and drinks, intentionally made with ingredients that are local, organic, and responsively grown. To check out their menu, please visit: https://digthecafe.com/#menu.

We hope you can join us! Please RSVP to kate@vegmichigan.org or visit the Flint Meetup page by clicking here.   

Sep
28
Sat
Ann Arbor Area Meetup @ HutKay Fusion
Sep 28 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Let’s get together to eat some yummy Indian food at HutKay Fusion! The restaurant features health-conscious, locally sourced, Indian street food, including wraps and many more vegan options.

Check out their menu and consider ordering online so its ready when you arrive: https://www.hutkayfusion.com/. RSVP by visiting the Ann Arbor Area VegMichigan Meetup page here

Oct
1
Tue
VegMichigan’s October Ferndale Public Library Display @ Ferndale Public Library
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day

Please check out our library display, located at Ferndale Public Library, 222 E Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale, Mi. 48220. Ed Burns 248-546-2504.

Oct
3
Thu
Free Presentation & Vegan Food Tasting @ Ferndale Public Library
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm

“Plant-Based 101: A Healthy, Compassionate, and Sustainable Lifestyle” 

Join VegMichigan for a delicious free vegan food tasting, and presentation by humane educator Kim Korona, who will discuss how eating a plant-based diet will benefit your health,  animals and the environment. 

Please call 248-546-2504 to register, or visit the Event Page.

 

Kim Korona received a B.A. from Goddard College in VT, and a M.Ed. from Cambridge College in MA in affiliation with the Institute for Humane Education. She previously worked for the Michigan Humane Society in both advocacy and education. She also worked as a workshop facilitator for the Institute for Humane Education where she provided training on living a MOGO life, or a life that does the Most Good, Least Harm, to people, other species, and the planet and how to teach humane education. While at HEART, a non-profit education organization, for the past decade, she has developed curricula and other educational resources that promote compassion, critical thinking, and empowerment through topics related to animal protection, environmental ethics, and social justice. She has taught humane education programs to youth of all ages and conducted professional development training’s for educators and advocates, and she currently serves as their Senior Program Director. Kim is a member of the Association for Professional Humane Educators, serves on the executive board of the Humane Education Coalition, is on the advisory board of the Raven Corps., a youth-focused activist organization focused on promoting the benefits of plant-based eating, and she is an active volunteer for VegMichigan. She has been vegetarian for 20 years, vegan for 17 years, and believes that together we can create a healthier, more compassionate, equitable, and sustainable world for all through our personal choices and on a systemic level. 

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

Everyone is welcome! A vegan potluck will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. onSunday, October 6th 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.

PLEASE bring your recipe cards people can see the ingredients and 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.

Oct
13
Sun
Presentation & Vegan Food Tasting @ Humane Society of Huron Valley
Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm

VegMichigan will be hosting a presentation on eating plant-based for our friends at the Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV) on Sunday, October 13th. The program, “Plant-Based 101: A Healthy, Compassionate, and Sustainable Lifestyle”, is for volunteers and staff of HSHV to have an opportunity to learn about how eating plant-based will benefit animals, the environment, and their health.

Oct
17
Thu
VegMichigan’s October Canton Public Library Display @ Canton Public Library
Oct 17 – Oct 31 all-day

Please check out our library display located at Canton Public Library, 1200 S.Canton Center Rd. Canton 48188. Contact: Perry Bryant (734)397-0999 x.1243 bryantp@cantonpl.org.

Oct
24
Thu
Dr. Esselstyn Presents “You Can Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease” @ Demonstration Kitchen, Henry Ford West Bloomfield
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Our friends at Henry Ford Center For Integrative Medicine are hosting Caldwell B. Esselstyn, M.D., on Thursday, October 24th from 6:30pm – 8pm at Henry Ford West Bloomfield for a discussion on preventing and reversing heart disease with a whole-foods plant-based diet. The event is free but space is limited, so you must register in advance by emailing: DK@hfhs.org.