DC: Karma Yoga Benefit
Sat., May 18
Support COK while enjoying this special yoga event! Buddha B Yoga is generously hosting a karma yoga event to benefit Compassion Over Killing. The workshop includes a 75 minute all-level vinyasa yoga class with an emphasis on awakening compassion toward all sentient beings. Following the practice, there will be vegan snacks, a short information session about COK’s work, and a discussion on animal advocacy.
WHEN: Sat. May 18 from 6 – 8 p.m.
WHERE: Buddha B Yoga Center
1115 U St NW Suite #202 Washington, DC 20009
METRO: U Street/Cardozo (green/yellow line)
REGISTER: Online Registration
NY: The Seed, Vegan Lifestyle Event
Sat., May 18 to Sun., May 19
Join COK at The Seed! This 2-day event features NYC’s hottest vegan restaurants and chefs, film screenings, speakers, vegan businesses, and so much more. Compassion Over Killing’s New York team will be handing out COK literature and merchandise and telling attendees how fun and easy vegan living can be!
WHEN: Sat., May 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sun., May 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: 82 Mercer St., 2nd Fl., New York, NY 10012
BUY TICKETS: Discounted Rates
VOLUNTEER: Email us or call 301-891-2458.
Sun., May 19
Join us for this annual event hosted outdoors at the beautiful Woodley Park in Lake Balboa, It’s the areas largest all-vegan and solar-powered celebration of music, the environment, animals, and humanity featuring a food court, cooking demonstrations, speakers, kids’ activities, animal adoption centers, non-profit exhibitors and more. Help us reach out to the eco-conscious attendees about the benefits of vegetarian eating.
COK volunteers are admitted to the event free of charge, and are able to enjoy the festivities before and after their shift.
WHEN: Sun., May 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Woodley Park, 6350 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91406 (parking is $5, and is not reimbursable by COK).
DC: “Run for the Animals” of Poplar Spring with Team COK!
Sun., May 19
Join Team COK for Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary’s annual 5k run/1 mile walk on Sun., May 19. Given our great performance last year, Team COK is aiming for first place—and the prized “Pigasus” trophy—in 2013! Although dogs cannot participate in the run, they are more than welcome to come out and join the 1 mile walk. Both the run and walk will happen rain or shine.
WHEN: Sun., May 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Wheaton Regional Park, 2000 Shorefield Rd, Wheaton, MD 20902
DE: First Annual Rehoboth Beach VegFest
Sat., June 1
Join Compassion Over Killing and VegRehoboth on Sat., June 1, 2013 for the first annual Rehoboth Beach VegFest! With several exhibitors, dynamic speakers, a kids area, and pet adoption, you won’t want to miss this free outdoor celebration of vegetarian eating. Sign up at RehobothVegFest.org to get the latest updates, including how to be an exhibitor or volunteer at this event.
WHEN: Sat., June 1 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Rd., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
MORE INFO: Sign up to receive details and updates!
CA: Leaflet with COK at Los Angeles Pride Festival and Parade
Sat., June 8
Help us hand out pro-veg literature such as our “Vegetarian Guide to Los Angeles” and “Compassionate Choices” in order to teach passersby celebrating equality that “nobody’s free when others are oppressed.” This event draws massive crowds, and is a great opportunity to reach people with our compassionate message! You can leaflet any time during the festival or parade that is convenient for you. Details below.
WHERE: West Hollywood Park, on San Vicente Blvd. from Santa Monica Blvd. to Melrose Ave
WHEN: Sat., June 8 (anytime from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and Sun., June 9 (anytime from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – the parade is Sunday at 11:00 a.m. along Santa Monica Blvd.)
SIGN UP: Online
DC: Capital Pride Festival
Sun., June 9
Join COK for the annual Capital Pride Festival, a fun public event that celebrates and promotes equality. We’ll be handing out our pro-vegetarian literature, sharing the message that no one is free when others are oppressed, and showing festival-goers how easy and fun it is to choose vegetarian foods!
WHEN: Sun. June 9 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Pennsylvania Ave. between 3rd St. and 7th St. (entrance is on 7th St.)
METRO: Archives/Navy Memorial (green/yellow line) or Judiciary Square (red line)
VOLUNTEER AT COK’S BOOTH: Sign up online or call 301-891-2458.
VA: Richmond Vegetarian Festival
Sat., June 15
Join COK at the Richmond Vegetarian Festival! Enjoy delicious veg food, speakers, live music, and much more at this free public event. We’ll be handing out our Vegetarian Starter Guides, Easy Vegan Recipes, and showing festival-goers that choosing veg food is easy and fun!
WHEN: Sat. June 15 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Azalea Gardens in Bryan Park
4308 Hermitage Rd. Richmond, VA 23227
VOLUNTEER AT COK’S BOOTH: Email us or call 301-891-2458.
VA: Animal Rights 2013 National Conference
Thu., June 27 to Sun., June 30
Join COK and animal advocates from across the country at the Animal Rights 2013 National Conference. This annual event offers a forum for sharing knowledge, discussing strategies and tactics, networking, and “recharging our batteries.” You’ll find 80 sessions, 90 exhibitors, and 60 organizations, including Compassion Over Killing. Register early to get a discount!