United Animal Advocates of LA Message Board › New Meetup: 2010 VEGGIE PRIDE PARADE - LA
Van Nuys, CA
Announcing a new Meetup for United Animal Advocates of LA!
What: 2010 VEGGIE PRIDE PARADE - LA
When: Saturday, October 30, 2010 11:00 AM
Where: The Victorian & Streets of Santa Monica
2640 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Don't miss the second annual VEGGIE PRIDE PARADE LA! Last year's VPP event drew several hundred vegheads and made veggie history! This year's VPP promises to be even bigger and better with a great outreach venue, dozens of vegan food, cruelty-free shopping, and nonprofit organization booths, noted speakers and special guests, entertainment, and more veg fun and education!
VPP SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS AND PERFORMERS (partial list)
Karen Dawn, Author of Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking The Way We Treat Animals, and Founder of DawnWatch.
Daniel Hauff, Director of Investigations, Mercy for Animals
Julieanna Hever, Plant-based Dietitian and Executive Director, Earthsave.
Lorri Houston, Founder of Animal Acres, and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary.
Joaquin Pastor, star of the film BOLD NATIVE, will be performing with his new band, MASKS.
Jenni Alpert, Singer/Songwriter whose song "All We Need is Love" was awarded song of the Year by the Independent Music Awards.
VPP LOCATION & PROGRAM
11 am to 2 pm - VPP Rally with dozens of vendor booths featuring LA's top veg restaurants, cruelty-free shopping, and nonprofit organizations. Eat, drink, and be merrily educated while enjoying music and entertainment, noted speakers and special guests, and other VPP festivities. VPP Rally will be held at The Victorian, 2640 Main Street, Santa Monica, California 90405
2 - 4 pm - VPP Parade through the streets of Santa Monica. Our highly visible parade route will give everyone an opportunity to educate and demonstrate your veggie pride. Prizes for the best VPP costume, and don't forget your VPP sign!
VPP COSTUMES & SIGNS
Vegheads outdid themselves with creative and educational costumes and signs for LA's first VPP event. Help turn heads towards the Veggie Pride Parade this year, too, with your costume and/or sign as we parade through Santa Monica. Look at last year's costumes and signs, and prepare to be inspired!
For more info, to watch video of last year's VPP, to see photos of costumes, and to download a flyer:
See who's going from this Meetup: RSVP -- http://www.meetup.com...