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post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-08-25 17:00:00
2014-08-25 22:00:00

MD on Aug. 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., Aug. 25 from 5 to 10 pm
WHERE: The Judge’s Bench
8385 Main St.
Ellicott City, MD 21043


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-08-26 11:00:00
2014-08-26 21:00:00

DC on August 26: COK Benefit Day at Woodland’s

Feed your body and soul at Woodland’s Vegan Bistro! On the fourth Tuesday of each month, you can help us help animals when you eat at this 100% vegan, local favorite. Offering fresh juice and smoothies, hearty sandwiches and entrees, salads, and their ever-popular mac and cheese, everyone will find a dish perfect for them at Woodland’s. Dine in or carry out to have 10% of your bill automatically donated to COK.

WHEN: Tues., August 26 from 11am to 9pm
WHERE: Woodland’s Vegan Bistro
2929 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
METRO: Columbia Heights station (green/yellow line)


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-08-26 12:00:00
2014-08-26 13:00:00

DC on August 26: Lunchtime Leafleting at the Smithsonian

Wondering how to best spend your last summer lunch hours? Why not take (at least) one outside? This Tuesday, join the Compassion Over Killing team during a lunchtime concert on the mall! We’ll hand out Veg Guides to DC and spread a message of compassion to concert-goers all while enjoying some of the last official summer sun of 2014. Sign up now to join! 

WHEN: Tues., August 26 from 12pm to 1pm
WHERE: National Mall
7th and Jefferson Drive NW
Washington, DC 20011
Meet-up: Smithsonian metro
METRO: Smithsonian station (orange/blue lines)
VOLUNTEER:  Sign up now!

 


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-08-28 12:30:00
2014-08-28 14:00:00

DC on August 28: Lunchtime Leafleting at Farragut West

Join us as we reach out to tourists and native Washingtonians at one of the busiest mid-day metro stops – Farragut West! Meet us at the station’s entrance and from there we will hand out our oh-so-useful Veg Guides to DC - sign up now!

WHEN: Thurs., August 28 from 12:30pm to 2pm
WHERE: Farragut West 
17th St. NW and I St. NW
Washington, DC 20006
Meet-up: 17th St. NW and I St. NW
METRO: Farragut West station (blue/orange/silver lines) 
VOLUNTEER:  Sign up now!


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-01 00:01:00
2014-09-01 23:59:00

MA on Sept. 1: 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 eighth 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: Mon., Sept. 1
WHAT: 34th Annual Acushnet 4mi Race
RACE PAGE: Nicole Races for Compassion


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-02 08:15:00
2014-09-02 20:00:00

DC on September 2: 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! With two locations now open, you’ll always find freshly made soups, salads, and more on the rotating menu. Dine in or grab-n-go and a portion of your bill will automatically be donated to COK.

WHEN: Tues., Sept. 2 from 8:15am to 8:00pm
WHERE: Soupergirl
314 Carroll St., NW
Washington, DC 20012
New Location:
1829 M St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
METRO: Carroll St: Takoma station (red line)
M St: Farragut North station (red line)


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-04 19:30:00
2014-09-04 22:00:00

FL on Sept. 4: Screening of Cowspiracy and Silent Auction

Come out for the Ft. Lauderdale screening of “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” at Cinema Paradiso! All tickets must be purchased in advance - the film will not be screened if not enough tickets are sold! Following the film, there will be a Q&A and an after-party which will feature a silent auction, free food, and give-aways! All proceeds from the silent auction will go to COK!

WHEN: Thurs., Sept. 4 from 7:30 pm to 10 pm
WHERE: Cinema Paradiso
503 SE 6th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
INFO: Visit the event’s Facebook page for more info! 
TICKETS:  Purchase now!


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-07 00:01:00
2014-09-07 23:59:00

MA on Sept. 7: 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 final 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., Sept. 7
WHAT: 14th Annual Fort Phoenix 5K Race
RACE PAGE: Nicole Races for Compassion


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-10 11:15:00
2014-09-10 22:00:00

MD on Sept. 10: 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., September 10 from 11:15am to 10pm
WHERE: Vegetable Garden
3830 International Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20906


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-11 17:30:00
2014-09-11 20:30:00

MD on Sept. 11: DC VegFest Volunteer Work Party

The event that everyone has been waiting for is fast approaching: the 2014 DC VegFest! Join us as we prepare for this annual vegetarian celebration by assembling the 1,000 commemorative tote bags that we hand out at the beginning of the festival. These bags are “totes” amazing and will include product samples and freebies. Join the fun at 5:30pm – or whenever you’re able – to get a sneak peak of the goodies and some vegan snacks as a thank you for your help! 

WHEN: Thurs., Sept. 11 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
WHERE: Compassion Over Killing Office
6930 Carroll Ave
Suite 910
Takoma Park, MD 20912
METRO: Takoma station (red line)
VOLUNTEER:  Sign up now!


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


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-19 19:00:00
2014-09-19 21:00:00

DC on Sept. 19: DC VegFest Benefit Kick-off Party

Can’t wait for the DC VegFest? Neither can we — that’s why our friends at Sticky Fingers Sweets and Eats are hosting a pre-festival benefit party! You’ll enjoy delicious entrees and desserts plus your reservation will include one complimentary glass of wine.  There will also be a compassion-inspired art show featuring incredible work of some our favorite vegan artists. A portion of the show’s sales will be generously donated to support the DC VegFest! This event is open to everyone but space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot by getting an advance ticket – on sale now!

WHEN: Fri., September 19 from 7pm to 9pm
WHERE: Sticky Fingers Sweets and Eats
1370 Park Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20010
METRO: Columbia Heights station (green line)
TICKETS: $30 before Sept 17th, $40 at the door - RSVP now


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-20 11:00:00
2014-09-20 18:00:00

DC on Sept. 20: DC VegFest

Join us for the biggest vegetarian celebration in the nation’s capital! DC VegFest will be in a larger space at Yards Park this year with plenty of room for amazing vegan food vendors, exhibitors, speakers, and much more. Details will be announced soon so save the date and check DCVegFest.com for updates.

WHEN: Sat., Sept. 20 from 11 am to 6 pm
WHERE: Yards Park
N St. SE and 1st St. SE
Washington, DC 20003
METRO: Navy Yard (green line)
DETAILS: DCVegFest.com


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-27 08:30:00
2014-09-27 17:30:00

MN on Sept. 27: Their Lives, Our Voices

Come out and enjoy the company of other like-minded animal advocates for the 5th annual Their Lives, Our Voices conference! This event gathers activists from all over the Midwest region for a high-quality, hands-on inspiring event focused on empowering animal advocates of all ages. Tickets are on sale – register now!

WHEN: Sat., Sept. 27 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
WHERE: Hanson Hall
1122 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
REGISTER: Purchase your ticket now!


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-27 10:00:00
2014-09-27 12:00:00

VA on Sept. 27: Charlottesville Tofurky Trot

COK is thrilled to be a beneficiary of the Charlottesville Tofurky Trot! Come run, trot, or walk to support the health and vitality of Charlottesville while also supporting COK’s work to protect animals. This 5K is open to all levels of fitness and there will be FREE vegan snacks and prize drawings afterwards! We’ll trot through historic downtown Charlottesville and finish up near Lee Park where the 18th annual Charlottesville Vegetarian Festival will be kicking off at 11 am. Sign up today to ensure you receive a race t-shirt!

WHEN: Sat., Sept. 27 from 10 am to 12 pm
WHERE: McGuffey Park
198 W High St
Charlottesville, VA 22902
REGISTER: 2014 Charlottesville Tofurky Trot


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-27 11:00:00
2014-09-27 17:00:00

VA on Sept. 27: Tabling at Charlottesville Vegetarian Fest

Join Compassion Over Killing at the 18th Annual CVille Vegetarian Fest for a day full of food, music, and fun! Taking place right after the Tofurky Trot, this FREE event will feature local music, speakers, and cooking demonstrations. COK will be there exhibiting during the festival and would love to have some volunteers lend a hand at our table – please sign up to join us!

WHEN: Sat., Sept. 27 from 11 am to 5 pm
WHERE: Lee Park
1st & E Market St
Charlottesville, VA 22902
VOLUNTEER: Sign up here!


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-09-28 10:00:00
2014-09-28 16:00:00

MN on Sept. 28: COK Speaking at Twin Cities VegFest

The Twin Cities VegFest is back for another year– and this time, Compassion Over Killing will NOT be missing out on all the fun! This veg-tastic event features FREE vegan food samples, vendors, and speakers! Not only will COK be exhibiting– our very own Erica Meier will be speaking! You definitely do not want to miss out– sign up to join us!

WHEN: Sun., Sept. 28 from 10 am to 4 pm
WHERE: Coffman Memorial Union
300 16th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
VOLUNTEER: Sign up here!


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-10-30 19:00:00
2014-10-30 22:00:00

NYC on Oct. 30: Vegan Drinks Benefit

Compassion Over Killing is excited to be chosen as the Vegan Drinks NYC beneficiary for the month of October! Join us on October 30th at Fontana’s Bar in Chinatown for a fun evening of networking with other like-minded individuals. Save the date– more details to come!

WHEN: Thurs., Oct. 30 from 7 pm to 10 pm
WHERE: Fontana’s Bar
105 Eldridge St
New York, NY 10002


post type: incsub_event start date: 2014-12-06 00:01:00
2014-12-06 23:59:00

DC on Dec. 6: COK’s Holiday Celebration!

Save the date: On Sat., Dec. 6 we want you to join us for our annual holiday fundraising celebration! It promises to be an evening filled with lots of vegan food, friends, entertainment, and more. Mark your calendar now and stay tuned for details.

WHEN: Sat., Dec 6
WHERE: Civic Center: One Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910
METRO: Silver Spring station (red line)