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The 3rd National Animal Rights Day (NARD3) in LA

From: Tony
Sent on: Sunday, June 9, 2013 9:31 AM

The 3rd National Animal Rights Day (NARD3) in LA

Sunday, June 9, 2013

12:00pm until 5:00pm

Santa Monica beach, just north of the Pier

The National Animal Rights Day (NARD), now in its 3rd year, is coming to LA!

The day will include:

12:00 - 1:00 pm CEREMONY:
- A silent requiem with activists holding deceased animals
- Unveiling, reading, and signing The Declaration of Animal Rights

* The opening ceremony will be broadcast live here: at 12:00 PST / 3:00 EST in the US. No matter where you are in the world, you can watch it on this link!

1:00 - 1:20: Affirmation/Meditation: “Embodying Love: Creating a Positive Planetary Shift for All Beings” led by Ecofeminist, Activist, & Yoga Instructor Charlotte Cressey (

1:20 - 5 :00 pm THE FESTIVAL:
- Vegan food by Rawsheed Raw Vegan Fusion (, Yummy Cupcakes (, and more!
1:20 – 1:40: Spoken Word Poetry by Spoken Word Artist, Actor and Host Sean Hill (
1:40 – 2:00: Music by activist and rapper Vegan Boss (
2:00 – 2:05: Talk: “True Coalition Building” by Activist Prabhat Gautam (
2:05 – 2:10: Talk: “Derechos Animales y El Futuro” by Activist Brenda Calvillo
2:10 – 3:00: - Workshop: Machatz- Total Self Defense Demonstration and Open Class by Master Instructor Shlomo Kapelnikov ( + “Earth Energy Yoga” class with Charlotte Cressey (
3:00 – 3:10: Talk: “The Vegan Doctor Is In” by Dr. Holly Wilson
3:10 – 4:00: Vegan Fashion Show by Melissa Wiegele, with vegan models (such as The Vegan Vixens!), and designs by:
Flying Colors (
Kentaro Jewelry (
Rare Tee (
KRZE Studio (
Mink Shoes (
Org by Vio (
Washed Up (
Verina Organic Salon (
Peri (Pure Eco Rag Industry:
4:00 – 4:10: Talk: “Ethical Commitment of a Vegan Since Birth” by Actress, Writer, & Olympian Seba Johnson
4:10 – 4:30: Music by Classical Guitar master and activist Ramin Saber (
4:30 and on: Open Vegan Drum Circle in celebration of the compassionate world we are all creating! (feel free to bring your own instruments, but please be sure that they are free of animal products)

* If you would still like to participate as an activist in the Ceremony, please contact us in person!

* Exact location:
The sand area just north of the Santa Monica Pier (there are steps and pathway leading there from the north side of the Pier)

* What to bring:
Feel free to bring a musical instrument (without animal products of course!)

* Parking:
There is a large parking lot right by the location, north of the Pier (enter from Pacific Coast Highway, or Ocean Ave-Seaside Terrace-Appian Way) where parking costs $12 for the entire day. Or there is a parking lot south of the Pier for shorter parking times and lower costs.

* For more info:
Co Sponsors: Animal Protection & Rescue League

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