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CARIBBEAN VEGAN BUFFET with Live Music May 18th, 2013 Need 20 more reservations

Claire H.
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Group Organizer
Schenectady, NY
The Berkshire Vegan Network is hosting this event.  If you are interested in attending PLEASE LET THEM KNOW BY THURSDAY,MAY 9TH, or sooner, if possible.  They need 20 more reservations or  they may be forced to cancel this event.



Petersburgh, NY – May 18th, 2013

The Berkshire Vegan Network will host a Vegan Gathering

& Kirtan on Saturday, May 18, 2013, starting at 12:30 PM at

the Veteran’s Memorial Hall (Petersburgh Community Center),

71 Main St, Petersburgh, NY (located near the intersection of

Routes 2 & 22).  The event will consist of a catered Vegan

West Indian Caribbean-style late-lunch buffet, catered by the

“First Choice Caribbean Restaurant”, of Troy, NY, followed by

the “Devi Kirtan Band”, performing East Indian-style music.

There will be an admission of $21.00 per person, which will

include admission, hall rental, buffet & musical entertainment.

Everyone is invited!

Lunch will be served at 1:00 PM.  To keeps costs at a minimum,


UTENSILS (Thank-you!).   There is a kitchen available for rinsing

your stuff afterwards.  For extra comfort, you may wish to bring a

cushion to sit on for the music (there are tables and chairs there

for everyone).

The ever-popular First Choice Caribbean Restaurant is located in

Troy, NY, and will be preparing a special all-vegan Jamaican-Style

Caribbean Buffet for this event.

The menu is:

Fresh Organic Green Salad

Ital Stew – Fresh Potato, Carrot and Veggies Stewed with Coconut Milk and

Sweet Plantains (Ricky’s Signature Dish)

Calalloo -  Stewed Caribbean Greens, “Traditional Style”

Caribbean-Style Veggie Chunks – Stewed and Spiced Savory-Style TVP with

Light Traditional Caribbean Seasonings

Caribbean-Style Creole Cabbage – Sautéed, and Mildly Spiced with Carrots

and Green Peppers

Traditional-Style Rice and Beans – Cooked in Coconut Milk, Onions and

Thyme in “Creole-Style”

Dessert – A Scrumptious Surprise

Herbal Teas

Note: The food is mildly-spiced, but will not be hot and spicy.

The Devi Kirtan Band is centered in Shaftbury, VT.  DEVI means

"The Shining One," in Sanskrit.  The members of this band seek to celebrate

the One Light that shines from each of us as we open our hearts.  Their music

is a mellow blend of East and West.  See their website:­

Come join us for a fun afternoon where East meets West!  Please RSVP

by May 9th to  or call 518-686-9005.

The Berkshire Vegan Network is a non-profit organization which strives to educate,

inspire, and empower people to move towards a plant-based diet, promote healthy

people within a healthy planet, and to take compassionate action for all life on earth.

Visit our Web Page at­

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