Schedule for Try Vegan Week 2010

August 14-21, 2010

Presented by Try Vegan PDX

Saturday the 14th

11 AM: Bike Rally w/ the Radical Cheerleaders for Animal Rights (Vegan Mini-Mall, SE 12th & Stark)

1 PM: Vegan Mentor Meet-Up (People’s Co-op, SE 21st & Tibbets)

2 PM: Why Vegan Panel Discussion (People’s)

3 PM: Fitness and Nutrition, w/ nutritionist Tammi Russell and personal trainer Ed Bauer (People’s)

5 PM: Vegan Bar-B-Q and Pitch-In (Powell Park, SE 26th & Powell)

Sunday the 15th

11AM: The Humane Myth (Whole Foods, NE 15th & Fremont)

1 PM: Veganize Your Kitchen Panel Discussion w/ local vegan bloggers (Whole Foods)

2 PM: Environmental Arguments for Veganism w/ Peter Spendelow (Whole Foods)

3 PM: Veganize Your Favorite Foods Panel Discussion w/local vegan bloggers (Whole Foods)

5 PM: Dinner Meet-up (Blossoming Lotus, Broadway & NE 15th, next to Peet’s) [RSVP is required, check for details]

7 PM: Earthlings Movie Screening (Clinton Street Theater, SE Clinton & 26th) [FREE admission!]

Monday the 16th

7 PM: What's Wrong with Fish and Seafood? (Bay Leaf, 4760 SE Division St)

8 PM: Baking Without Dairy & Eggs w/ Chelsea Lincoln of the Flavor Vegan blog (Bay Leaf)

Tuesday the 17th

7 PM: Get your Greens w/ Wes Hannah of Blossoming Lotus and Brian Heck of Sip (Blossoming Lotus, Broadway & NE 15th, next to Peet’s) [This is a hands-on class with limited space in the BL kitchen.]

Wednesday the 18th

5 PM: Happy Hour (Bye and Bye, NE Alberta & 10th)

7 PM: Rabbit Advocates Adoption Drive (In Defense of Animals [IDA], NE Alberta & 18th)

7:30 PM Taking Advantage of Vegan Portland w/ Jess of Get Sconed! and Janessa of Epicurious Vegan and Vida Vegan Con (In Defense of Animals [IDA], NE Alberta & 18th)

Thursday the 19th

7 PM: Sandwich Potluck (Washington High Park, SE 12th & Stark; across from the Vegan Mini-Mall)

7:30 PM: Vegan Parenting panel discussion (Washington High Park)

8:30 PM: Get Active panel discussion with NW Veg, IDA, Let Live, Radical Cheerleaders, and TVPDX members (Washington High Park)

Friday the 20th

7:30-9 PM: Vegan Singles Social Hour, presented by Chloe and Louvella’s Dating Service [Please enter Tarboush Lebanese Bistro at 3257 SE Hawthorne. You are encouraged to purchase 1 beverage or small plate per person - vegan dishes are designated on the menu. If there is room on the outdoor patio the group will be there] Facebook Event.

9 PM–2 AM: SE Hawthorne Bar Crawl led by Deanna Cintas (down SE Hawthorne, end at the food carts at SE 12th)

Saturday the 21st

10 AM: Brunch Meet-up (Hungry Tiger Too, SE 12th & Ash)

12 PM: Veganism Beyond Diet panel discussion (Buckman School Park, SE 16th & Stark)

9 PM-2 AM: The Vegan Prom of Tomorrow w/ DJs Vitamin G & Honest John (Crush Bar, SE Morrison & 14th) [$12 in advance, $15 at the door] Click here to buy tickets now!