Upcoming Events

 


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Mar. 19 in DC: Volunteer with TryVeg.com at Drew Elementary School’s March Joyful Food Market

TryVeg.com, a program of Compassion Over Killing, has “adopted” the Joyful Food Market at Drew Elementary School for the 2018-19 school year! Joyful Markets are pop-up markets that provide FREE food & healthy food education at schools in Wards 7 & 8 of the District. As part of this partnership with Joyful Food Markets, the COK team must secure a team of reliable volunteers to help us pass out food, organize the educational food table, and provide general support to ensure that the market runs smoothly each month. We need volunteers from 2:15pm-5:45pm and the market time is from 3:15pm to 4:45pm. Please join us at this monthly market to share compassion and good food with the Drew ES community!

WHEN: Tues., March 19, 2019 2:15pm-5:45pm
WHERE: Drew Elementary School
5600 Eads St NE
Washington, DC 200197

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Mar. 19 in MD: Roscoe’s Restaurant Benefit

Roscoe’s Restaurant in Takoma Park has a new vegan menu!  And to celebrate they are hosting a benefit for Compassion Over Killing! Please plan to bring friends and family to Roscoe’s on Tuesday March 19th where 10% of all vegan meals will be donated back to Compassion Over Killing.  Need more motivation? All bottles of wine and champagne will be half price. Hope to see you there!

WHEN: Tuesday, March 19
WHERE: Roscoe’s Restaurant
7040 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

 


Mar. 20 Worldwide: Participate in MeatOut 2019

MeatOut empowers thousands to turn over a new leaf by exploring the many benefits of plant-based eating, for our health, the environment, and animals. Thousands celebrate MeatOut on March 20, the first day of Spring, by sharing their love of vegan food as part of this inspiring international event. Join the movement and take the VegPledge today or take part by hosting an event or asking your local government for a “MeatOut Day” proclamation!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
WHERE: Everywhere! Host an event near you!

Get involved at MeatOut.org

 


Mar. 20: Vegan Trivia at Busboys Takoma

Join us at Busboys Takoma for MeatOut Day 2019! To celebrate MeatOut, Compassion Over Killing invites you to join us for an evening of Vegan Trivia, where the Human Wikipedia, Busboys Trivia Master, Max Johansen hosts! Started in 1985, MeatOut empowers thousands of people from coast to coast to turn over a new leaf by exploring the many benefits of plant-based eating, for our health, the environment, and animals. We hope to see you there!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 6:30-8PM
WHERE: Busboys and Poets Takoma
235 Carroll St NW
Washington, DC 20012

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Mar. 20 in PA: Celebrate MeatOut in Philly!

The city of Philadelphia has declared March 20, 2019 as “MeatOut Day!” To celebrate, V Marks the Shop has partnered with Avenue Cup Cafe & Soy Cafe to donate 10% of sales on March 20 to support Compassion Over Killing‘s continued efforts to end animal cruelty and promote vegan eating!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 20th 2019
WHERE: Avenue Cup Cafe: 932 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Soy Cafe: 630 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123
V Marks the Shop: 1515 McKean Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145

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Mar. 20 in Scranton PA: Benefit at Eden Cafe

Please plan to bring family and friends to Eden Cafe on March 20th to celebrate MeatOut AND 10% of the days profit will be donated to Compassion Over Killing! Eden is Scranton’s first and only all vegan restaurant serving new American comfort food. This warm and inviting cafe is where you come as a stranger but leave as a friend. Hope to see you on the 20th!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 20th 2019
WHERE: Eden Restaurant
344 Adams Ave
Scranton, PA 18503

Invite friends!

 


Mar. 20 Meaty Vegan Facebook Live Cooking Demo

Join Jessica Carter, Compassion Over Killing’s Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach, for a cooking demo, live on the TryVeg.com Facebook page. Jessica will be cooking up some saucy Vegan Sloppy Joes, and showing you how to use the same recipe to create crave-able Coney Dogs and tasty loaded tater tots, with all of the flavor and none of the cruelty. Want to cook along with Jessica, use this recipe from TryVeg.com to gather your ingredients in advance of this delicious demo!

WHEN: March 20, 2019, 5-6 PM ET
WHERE: https://www.facebook.com/TryVegDotCom/

 

 


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Mar. 21 in Santa Monica, CA: Benefit at Veggie Grill

On March 21, 2019 Veggie Grill in Santa Monica is hosting a benefit for Compassion Over Killing! Please plan on bringing friends and family anytime between 4pm and 11pm to enjoy their delicious,innovative veggie centric menu offerings. Either present this flyer or mention that you are dining with Veggie Grill because of the Compassion Over Killing benefit and 33% of dinner sales will be donated!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 21, 2019 4pm-11pm
WHERE: Veggie Grill in Santa Monica
2025 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90403

 


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Mar. 27 in FL: Compassion Society at UCF VegFest

Join Knights for Animal Rights for their 2nd annual VegFest on Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 on UCF’s Memory Mall!

UCF VegFest is a festival celebrating and promoting a compassionate, vegan lifestyle. This free event is open to everyone! It will include guest speakers, vegan food, vendors, raffles, and more.

Knights for Animal Rights will being repping Compassion Society through a Beyond The Lies pay-per-view event during their VegFest. Stop by to say hello and support all their hard work!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 4-10pm
WHERE: Memory Hall at University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32816

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Mar. 30 in DC: Cooking at Peace Baptist’s Health & Wellness Day

Join us for delicious, healthy food and compassionate conversation at Peace Baptist Church’s Health & Wellness Day! COK’s Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach, Jessica Carter, will conduct cooking demos, sharing food samples while they last. Be sure to stop by our table for useful resources on how to advocate for a kinder world!

WHEN: Sat., March 30. 2019 9:30am-12pm
WHERE: Peace Baptist Church
712 18th St NE
Washington DC 20002

 

 


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Mar. 30 & 31 WA: COK at Seattle VegFest

COK is tabling at the 2019 Seattle VegFest! Join us at Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall on Saturday and Sunday, March 30 and 31 for a weekend of food and fun! Be sure to stop by our table to learn how to can get involved and help the animals. Interested in volunteering at this event? Sign up using the form below! Tickets are $12 per person per day at the door. Children 12 and under are free.

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, March 30-31, 2019
WHERE: Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall  
Mercer St & 3rd Ave N, Seattle, WA
Purchase tickets at the door (cash or check only)!

Volunteer with us!


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Apr. 2 in CA: BTL at Fullerton College

Join our Beyond The Lies tour crew for some pay-per-view video outreach at Fullerton College!

We bring the truth about how animals are raised and killed on farms and in slaughterhouses across the U.S. to people through powerful in-person outreach. We offer passersby $1 to watch our 4-minute mini-documentary, then discuss how they can make compassionate choices in their lives!

WHEN: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 10am-3pm
WHERE: Main Quad at Fullerton College
321 E Chapman Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832

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Apr. 3-5 in CA: BTL at UC Irvine

Join our Beyond The Lies tour crew for some pay-per-view video outreach at UC Irvine!

We bring the truth about how animals are raised and killed on farms and in slaughterhouses across the U.S. to people through powerful in-person outreach. We offer passersby $1 to watch our 4-minute mini-documentary, then discuss how they can make compassionate choices in their lives!

WHEN: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, April 3-5, 2019 10am-3pm
WHERE: Outside Student Center at UC Irvine
19641 Mesa Rd.
Irvine, CA 92697

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Apr. 10-12 in CA: BTL at CSU San Bernardino

Join our Beyond The Lies tour crew for some pay-per-view video outreach at CSU San Bernardino!

We bring the truth about how animals are raised and killed on farms and in slaughterhouses across the U.S. to people through powerful in-person outreach. We offer passersby $1 to watch our 4-minute mini-documentary, then discuss how they can make compassionate choices in their lives!

WHEN: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, April 10-12, 2019 10am-3pm
WHERE: Outside John M. Pfau Library at CSU San Bernardino
5500 University Pkwy.
San Bernardino, CA 92407

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Apr. 14 in NY: COK at Veggie Pride Parade

Join us at Veggie Pride Parade in NYC! The Veggie Pride Parade is a FREE event that brings the vegan community together to celebrate animal-friendly, environmentally sustainable, and healthy vegan lifestyles. COK’s Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach, Jessica Carter, will conduct a cooking demo demo of her simple and delicious Asian Inspired Veggie Noodle Salad -a great option for Spring and Summer- and will share samples while they last! COK’s Outreach Manager, Carissa Marks, will lead a hands-on herb planting demo where participants can learn to plant their own herbs and will get to take their own seedling home. Be sure to stop by our table for useful resources on how to advocate for animals!

WHEN: Sunday, April 14, 2019 11am
WHERE: Union Square Park Manhattan, NY

More Details Here

 


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Apr. 15-16 in CA: BTL at University of Redlands

Join our Beyond The Lies tour crew for some pay-per-view video outreach at Redlands!

We bring the truth about how animals are raised and killed on farms and in slaughterhouses across the U.S. to people through powerful in-person outreach. We offer passersby $1 to watch our 4-minute mini-documentary, then discuss how they can make compassionate choices in their lives!

WHEN: Monday and Tuesday, April 15-16, 2019 10am-3pm
WHERE: Hunsaker Plaza at University of Redlands
1200 E Colton Ave.
Redlands, CA 92373

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Apr. 17-19 in CA: BTL at CSU Los Angeles

Join our Beyond The Lies tour crew for some pay-per-view video outreach at CSU Los Angeles!

We bring the truth about how animals are raised and killed on farms and in slaughterhouses across the U.S. to people through powerful in-person outreach. We offer passersby $1 to watch our 4-minute mini-documentary, then discuss how they can make compassionate choices in their lives!

WHEN: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, April 17-19, 2019 10am-3pm
WHERE: Outside Student Union at CSU Los Angeles
1998 Paseo Rancho Castilla
Los Angeles, CA 90032

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Apr. 22-23 in CA: BTL at LA Valley College

Join our Beyond The Lies tour crew for some pay-per-view video outreach at LA Valley College!

We bring the truth about how animals are raised and killed on farms and in slaughterhouses across the U.S. to people through powerful in-person outreach. We offer passersby $1 to watch our 4-minute mini-documentary, then discuss how they can make compassionate choices in their lives!

WHEN: Monday and Tuesday, April 22-23, 2019 10am-3pm
WHERE: Outside Campus Center at LA Valley College
5800 Fulton Ave.
Valley Glen, CA 91401

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Apr. 24-26 in CA: BTL at Santa Monica College

Join our Beyond The Lies tour crew for some pay-per-view video outreach at Santa Monica College!

We bring the truth about how animals are raised and killed on farms and in slaughterhouses across the U.S. to people through powerful in-person outreach. We offer passersby $1 to watch our 4-minute mini-documentary, then discuss how they can make compassionate choices in their lives!

WHEN: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, April 24-26, 2019 10am-3pm
WHERE: Library Promenade at Santa Monica College
1900 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Sign up to volunteer!


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Apr. 22-28 Worldwide: Take the 7-Day VegWeek VegPledge

There are 52 weeks in a year. Why not make one of them meat-free? That’s the idea behind VegWeek, a nationwide campaign empowering thousands of people to pledge to choose vegan foods for at least seven days as a way to discover the many benefits and flavors of vegan eating. Every time we choose a meat-free meal, we can protect our health, the planet, and animals. Sign up at VegWeek.com to receive lots of deals, discounts — and win exciting prizes!

WHEN: Monday, April 22 – Sunday, April 28, 2019
WHERE: Everywhere!

Take the 7-Day VegPledge at VegWeek.com!

 


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Apr. 28 in MD: COK Sponsoring the Vegan Burger Smackdown

Join Compassion Over Killing at Baltimore’s first ever Vegan Burger Smackdown, where six awesome restaurants will compete for best burger! This event will have something for everyone, featuring Beyond Meat and Impossible burgers, and a variety of burgers made from whole and/or blended plant foods. Don’t miss this party filled with delicious food, local vendors, music, and more. Get your tickets now to secure your spot!

WHEN: Sunday, April 28, 2019 11am-4pm
WHERE: Event hall behind R House
301 W 29th St.
Baltimore, MD
TICKETS: Click here

 


May 4 in DC: COK at Rainbow Families Annual Family Conference

Join Compassion Over Killing at Rainbow Families Annual Family Conference for a day filled with education and activities that allow LGBTQ+ families, prospective families, and allies to learn about a variety of topics and grow a community of support. COK’s Simone de Lima and her canine partner in kindness, Valente, will host a Kindness to All workshop, and COK’s Robin Walker will host a Vegan Baking with Kids workshop, sharing sweet samples while they last.

WHEN: Sat., May 4, 2019 9am-4pm
WHERE: Georgetown Day High School
4200 Davenport St NW
Washington, DC 20016

 


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May 11 in CA: COK at Desert VegFest

Desert VegFest is a FREE outdoor celebration of all things vegan! Speaking at this event is former undercover investigator with Compassion Over Killing, Scott David. Scott will talk about the power of exposing the truth behind the meat, dairy, and egg industries. Be sure to stop by our table to learn more about how you can help the animals. Interested in volunteering? Sign up using the form below!

WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 2019
WHERE: CSUSB Palm Desert Campus
37500 Cook St.
Palm Desert, CA 92211
VOLUNTEER: Sign up here!

 


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May 19 in MD: COK at Poplar Spring’s 5K Run for the Animals

Are you powered by compassion? Sign up now to join Team Compassion Over Killing at the annual Run for the Animals event benefiting Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary! It’s a 5K run or 1 mile walk, and when you register through this link, you’ll be part of our team, helping demonstrate the power of Compassion!

WHEN: Sunday, May 19, 2019
WHERE: Wheaton Regional Park
2000 Shorefield Rd
Silver Spring, MD
MORE INFO: Join Team Compassion!

 

 


Jun. 1 in PA: COK Cooking at Lancaster VegFest

Join us at Lancaster VegFest in Lancaster, PA! Lancaster VegFest is a FREE event that brings the local community together to celebrate animal-friendly, environmentally sustainable, and healthy vegan lifestyles. COK’s Vegan Food and Lifestyle Coach, Jessica Carter, will conduct a cooking demo and will share food samples while they last! Be sure to stop by our table for useful resources on how to advocate for animals!

WHEN: Saturday, June 1, 2019 12-5pm
WHERE: Buchanan Park
901 Buchanan Ave
Lancaster, PA
VOLUNTEER: Sign up here!

 


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June 2 in CA: COK at Kindness to the Planet Event

Join us for a day filled with plant-based food vendors, speakers, entertainment, and more at the 2nd annual Kindness to the Planet event! Compassion Over Killing’s former undercover investigator, Scott David, will speak about the power of exposing the truth behind the meat, dairy, and egg industries. Be sure to stop by our table to learn more about how you can help make the world a kinder place. Interested in volunteering? Sign up using the form below! This is a ticketed event. Purchase your tickets in advance here.

WHEN: Sunday, June 2, 2019 10am – 4pm
WHERE: The Rezek Centre
305 East Highland Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92404
TICKETS: Purchase tickets here
VOLUNTEER: Sign up here!

July 25-28 in VA: COK at the 2019 Animal Rights National Conference

Join us — and more than 1,700 attendees — for the annual Animal Rights National Conference. Hosted this year in Alexandria, VA, the conference will feature dozens of dynamic speakers, networking events, workshops, film screenings, and more! Stay tuned for more exciting details

WHEN: Thursday, July 25 – Sunday, July 28, 2019
WHERE: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Hotel
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria VA

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