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post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-04-19 11:30:00
2014-04-19 12:30:00

CA on Apr. 19: Former COK Investigator Speaks at CSU Fullerton

Join Compassion Over Killing Counsel Lisa Winebarger and former undercover investigator Taylor Radig at California State University, Fullerton for a discussion at the 2014 Social Justice Student Summit! Attendees will learn about the minimal legal protections afforded to the billions of farmed animals in the U.S., and will hear from Taylor Radig about her personal experiences while undercover, as well as the dangers of “ag-gag” legislation. 

WHEN: Sat., Apr. 19, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
WHERE: Titan Student Union
California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
REGISTER: Online

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-04-21 00:01:00
2014-04-27 23:59:00

US VegWeek: April 21 -27

Join the fun! Now in its 6th year, US VegWeek empowers thousands of people nationwide – including dozens of local, state, and federal representatives – to take our 7-Day VegPledge as a way to explore the many benefits of leaving animals off our plates. To help celebrate, dozens of restaurants are offering specials on delicious vegan fare and events are hosted from coast to coast — from cooking demonstrations to movie screenings and more. Get involved now: take our pledge, host an event, ask restaurants to offer a special!

WHEN: Mon., April 21 to Sun., April 27
WHERE: Nationwide and in your community
DETAILS: USVegWeek.com

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-04-21 17:00:00
2014-04-28 22:00:00

MD on April Mondays: COK Benefit at The Judge’s Bench

Meatless Monday at The Judge’s Bench! Every Monday, this neighborhood bar in Historic Ellicott City offers a special on select vegan menu items. Get $1.00 off when you order the Chick’n Chili, Vegan Jammies, or the Hazelnut Cutlet Sandwich and $1.00 will also be donated to Compassion Over Killing.

WHEN: Mon., Apr 7, 14, 21, 28, from 5 to 10 pm
WHERE: The Judge’s Bench
8385 Main St.
Ellicott City, MD 21043

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-04-22 14:00:00
2014-04-22 19:00:00

DC on Apr. 22: COK Benefit at Woodland’s Vegan Bistro

Join Compassion Over Killing at Woodland’s Vegan Bistro to celebrate US VegWeek and Earth Day with soul-satisfying vegan food! On Tuesday, April 22 from 2 – 7 p.m. the restaurant will generously donate 25% of  your bill when you mention Compassion Over Killing (or COK) at the register! We’ll also have a table set up with literature, giveaways, and prizes so stop by to say hello!

WHEN: Tue., April 22 from 2 to 7 pm
WHERE: Woodland’s Vegan Bistro
2928 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
METRO: Columbia Heights (green/yellow line)

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-04-22 17:30:00
2014-04-22 21:00:00

DC on Apr. 22: Earth Day Healthy Happy Hour

Join holistic nutrition coach, Dr. Ruby Lathon, on Earth Day for a Healthy Happy Hour at the B Spot Juice Bar & Tea Room! At this US VegWeek celebration you’ll enjoy healthy cocktails, delicious vegan food, and live music for a healthy happy hour that will leave you feeling energized and truly happy. A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit Compassion Over Killing. Learn more about the drink specials, food, and door prizes, and register today!

WHEN: Tue., April 22 from 5:30 to 9 pm
WHERE: The B Spot Art Gallery, Juice Bar & Tea Room
1123 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003
METRO: Potomac Ave or Eastern Market  (blue/orange line)
TICKETS: Register online.

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-04-24 17:00:00
2014-04-24 22:00:00

CA on April 24: US VegWeek Dinner at Veggie Grill

Celebrate US VegWeek, benefit COK and enjoy a delicious Veggie Grill dinner all at the same time! You must mention COK to your cashier when you place your order, and avoid paying with the Veggie Grill app to ensure that your purchase contributes to the funds raised – Veggie Grill will then generously donate 50% of all food and drink sales (including alcohol!) to COK’s life-saving campaigns for animals!

WHEN: Thu., April 24 from 5pm to 10pm
WHERE: Veggie Grill El Segundo
720 S Allied Way Ste D
El Segundo, CA 90245
RSVP: On Facebook

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-04-24 18:00:00
2014-04-24 20:00:00

DC on Apr. 24: Vegan Wine and Cheese Tasting

Join Compassion Over Killing and Sticky Fingers Sweets and Eats for a vegan wine and cheese tasting to celebrate US VegWeek! Held in the large event space next to Sticky Fingers, we’ll be sampling gourmet vegan cheese from companies such as Treeline, Door 86, Dr. Cow, and Nacheez along with delicious wine pairings. If you’re still hungry for more, Sticky Fingers will have their full menu, bar, and desserts available for purchase! Donations for attending this special benefit event will support Compassion Over Killing’s work to protect animals. Get ready to enjoy just how delicious and compassionate dairy-free cheese can be!

We’re pleased to announce that local artist, Dana Ellyn, will be joining our special event. Dana’s artwork will be shown and sold for one night only – and a portion of the sales will be donated to Compassion Over Killing!

WHEN: Thu., April 24 from 6 to 8 pm
WHERE: Next door to Sticky Fingers Sweets and Eats
1370 Park Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20010
METRO: Columbia Heights (green/yellow line)
TICKETS: $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Includes 1 glass of wine.
Donate online with the comment “Wine and Cheese.”
Donate by phone: 301-891-2458.

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-04-27 00:01:00
2014-04-27 23:59:00

MA on Apr. 27: Nicole Furlan Races for Compassion

This year, our staff web developer, Nicole Furlan, is running many races for compassion to raise funds for COK – this is her fourth race of nine races! Please visit Nicole’s race page to see her list of races, learn more about why she’s running, and show your support to help her cross each finish line!

WHEN: Sun., April 27
WHAT: 3rd Annual West Island 5K Run
RACE PAGE: Nicole Races for Compassion


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-04-27 11:00:00
2014-04-27 14:00:00

FL on Apr. 27: Ft. Lauderdale Vegan Waffle Party for COK

Join us in Ft. Lauderdale at the Waffle Party Fundraiser for all-you-can-eat vegan waffles to support Compassion Over Killing. Guests are encouraged to bring their favorite vegan waffle toppings, juice, and other beverages. John Bruno Salon will offer organic, vegan hair treatments and massages with proceeds benefiting COK. Get more details so you can wrap up US VegWeek with a relaxing Sunday at the salon.

WHEN: Sun., April 27 from 11 am to 2 pm
WHERE: John Bruno Organic and Vegan Salon
901 Progresso Dr., Suite 110
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
RSVP: On Facebook

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-05-03 11:00:00
2014-05-03 16:00:00

MD on May 3: Tabling at Baltimore VegFest

Join us at the Baltimore VegFest! COK is thrilled to be sponsoring the festival again this year. We’ll be handing out free Vegetarian Starter Guides, Easy Vegan Recipes, and Eating Sustainably brochures to attendees at this FREE festival on UMBC’s campus. We’d love to have some volunteers join in the fun at our booth – sign up today!

WHEN: Sat., May 3 from 11 am to 4 pm
WHERE: Erickson Field, UMBC
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
VOLUNTEER: Email us to sign up!

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-05-04 00:01:00
2014-05-04 23:59:00

MA on May 4: Nicole Furlan Races for Compassion

This year, our staff web developer, Nicole Furlan, is running many races for compassion to raise funds for COK – this is her fifth race of nine races! Please visit Nicole’s race page to see her list of races, learn more about why she’s running, and show your support to help her cross each finish line!

WHEN: Sun., May 4
WHAT: George H. Potter Elementary School 5K Road race
RACE PAGE: Nicole Races for Compassion


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-05-06 08:15:00
2014-05-06 20:00:00

DC on May 6: COK Benefit Day at Soupergirl

On the first Tuesday of each month, you can help us help animals simply by enjoying a delicious, all-vegan meal at Soupergirl! The menu changes daily, but you’ll always find freshly made soups, salads, and more. Dine in or grab-n-go and a portion of your bill will automatically be donated to COK.

WHEN: Tues., May 6 from 8:15am to 8:00pm
WHERE: Soupergirl
314 Carroll St., NW
Washington, DC 20012
METRO: Takoma Metro station (red line)

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-05-14 11:15:00
2014-05-14 22:00:00

MD on May 14: COK Benefit Day at Vegetable Garden

Support Compassion Over Killing while enjoying your favorite vegan Asian dishes. On the second Wednesday of every month, the restaurant’s owners will generously donate 10% of your bill to COK – lunch, dinner, dine in, or takeout! Visit the new location in Silver Spring to be delighted by Vegetable Garden’s delicious and nutritious meals.

WHEN: Wed., May 14 from 11:15am to 10pm
WHERE: Vegetable Garden
3830 International Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20906

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-05-18 08:30:00
2014-05-18 23:59:00

MD on May 18: Run with Team Compassion!

Want to help demonstrate the power of compassion at the annual Run for the Animals, a 5K race (and 1 mile fun walk) that benefits the Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary. Join our Team COK now – everyone is welcome! You don’t need to be an experienced runner – it’s all for a good cause. Have questions? Contact info@cok.net.

WHEN: Sun., May 18 at 8:30am
WHERE: Wheaton Regional Park, 2000 Shorefield Rd., Wheaton, MD 20902
REGISTER: Join Team COK now


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-05-18 10:30:00
2014-05-18 19:00:00

CA on May 18: Tabling at WorldFest

WorldFest is Los Angeles’ largest all-vegan and solar-powered celebration including bands; cooking demos; speakers; environmental, humanitarian, and animal rights non-profits; kids’ activities; animal adoption centers; and a delicious, animal-friendly food court. This festival is a great opportunity to educate eco-conscious attendees about the connections between our diet and the environment. Volunteers receive free entry; parking is $5.

WHEN: Sun., May 18 from 10:30am to 7pm
WHERE: Woodley Park in Lake Balboa
6350 Woodley Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
SIGN UP:      Select your shift


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-07-10 00:00:00
2014-07-13 00:00:00

CA on July 10 – 13: Tabling at the Animal Rights National Conference

Join us for the Animal Rights National Conference, the movement’s largest and longest-running conference. Sit in on panel discussions and workshops and enjoy an awards banquet, networking receptions, and video premieres. We’ll be debuting our fifth edition of the Vegetarian Guide to Los Angeles at our table in the free exhibit hall.

WHEN: Thu., July 10 – Sun., July 13
WHERE: Westin LAX
5400 West Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
JOIN US: Get tickets or sign up to table

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-12 00:00:00
2014-09-14 00:00:00

CA on Sept. 12 – 14: Tabling at the Green Festival

Join us at the 4th annual Green Festival, featuring the latest and greatest in all aspects of sustainable living and business. We need volunteers to table at this three-day event that draws thousands of attendees. We’ll be handing out our Vegetarian Guides to LA and Eating Sustainably brochures, in addition to paying people $1 to watch 4 minutes of factory farm footage.

WHEN: Fri., Sept., 12 – Sun., Sept. 14
WHERE: Westin LAX
5400 West Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
SIGN UP: Select your shift