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Chasing Health, Not Skinny: Clearing the air about fad diets, weight loss and achieving a healthful weight for all sizes. Let’s be honest, most of us would like to drop a few pounds (or maybe a lot of pounds). Sadly, many are willing to put their health at risk in this pursuit. And often, what is perceived to be the ideal weight loss, is either unsustainable or unachievable. When it comes to our health, skinny is not always where it’s at. What does the research say about fitness, food and weight loss folly? Drawing from a number of research designs and studies, this presentation by returning guest lecturer Lecturer Sharon McDowell Larsen, Ph.D. will review what the data says about what works and why and how to achieve optimum health in the process. Plus: Academy director and cookbook author JL Fields will do a brief cooking demonstration of three healthy and delicious recipes ... for you to sample! Class fee $25: ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED: http://CSVeganCooking.com
Join us at The Burrowing Owl to support SoCO Spay and Neuter Association and no kill shelter! Why Support SoCO? They have spayed and neutered over 85,000 dogs and cats since opening in 1997. Along with providing the community with low-cost sterilizations and preventative vet care, we have several other programs we are proud of! They have a NO-KILL SHELTER where they house over 100 cats and kittens, including those with special needs. Their veterinary team treats their issues and when they are available, they are placed for adoption! They also house many dogs for adoption! SoCO Paw Responders: a professional, skilled team of rescuers specializing in trapping difficult cases of dogs that have been abandoned or involved in car accidents, including mountain rescues. SoCO Bottle Feeding Program: a life-saving specialized program to train fosters and other animal welfare organizations to care for and successfully raise neonatal kittens. They saved over 130 neonatal kittens in 2018! Feeding Pets of the Homeless: volunteers bag food to provide to 9 agencies in Pueblo to feed the pets of Pueblo’s homeless. We have received several certificates from the national program Feeding the Pets of the Homeless for our efforts in providing more food than any other agency in the nation! Sunshine Vouchers: providing free rabies shots to the pets of Pueblo’s homeless, along with transportation to and from our clinic. This safeguards not only the homeless but the community from a potential rabies outbreak. How Vegan Drinks for a Cause Works: Come in, grab a seat anywhere, order food and drink and learn about the important work of our beneficiary organization. _____ Colorado Springs Vegan Events hosts Vegan Drinks for a Cause, a social opportunity for local vegans, vegetarians, and the veg-curious, to get to know one another and to get to know organizations dedicated to changing the world for animals and promoting veganism. Held at The Burrowing Owl, we share literature from one spotlight organization to provide our members information about the group. We will also have a donation jar on hand so that we can all make a contribution of any size to support the work of the spotlight organization. To date, we have raised $7,804.81 This is a great way to meet new friends while learning about organizations doing important work on behalf of humans and animals. Colorado Springs Vegan Events' Vegan Drinks for a Cause FAQ • Do I need to be vegan to attend? Of course not! Everyone is welcome! (The food and drink will be vegan!) • What if I don't drink alcohol? Come enjoy the awesome vegan food and the delicious virgin cocktails! • Do I have to make a contribution to the spotlight organization? Nope. But we hope after you learn about the organization, you'll be moved to do so! • Is there a special section for the group at The Burrowing Owl? Nope! Just come on in, grab a seat or table, and have a great time! • Hmm. Vegan Drinks. Sounds familiar? Vegan Drinks NYC launched in 2008 as a social / networking event and a way to promote the good work of vegan organizations. There are now various types of Vegan Drinks events throughout the country. Vegan Drinks for a Cause is the Colorado Springs Vegan Event's version!
THE MONTHLY VEGAN SUPPER* CLUB: Soups, Stews, and Chili In this small, intimate-sized class we're creating hearty soups, stews and chili with complex flavor profiles that will be easy to recreate at home. After we've prepared the recipes we'll sit down for a shared meal and vegan wine. *Lunch this month! $65 class fee includes: *Small, intimate class size *Instruction *Recipes *Hands-on cooking *A full meal *Vegan wine Advance registration required: CSVeganCooking.com
Lettuce celebrate (and drink craft beer). Join us Friday, March 1st at 6 p.m. for a plant-based eve featuring Head Chef Mario Moser and Head Brewer Charles McManus three-course vegan dinner with Phantom Canyon brews to pair. Special guest and vegan cookbook author JL Fields of "The Gazette". This community-style dinner has limited seating so get your tickets today. Each ticket includes commemorative glass + dinner + 15% gratuity. Advanced tickets available for: $58 Single $110 Couple https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vegan-beer-dinner-at-pcbc-tickets-54931883743?aff=efbeventtix Come early! Tickets include Phantom Canyon Brewing Co tour led by our brewers, starting at 5:45 p.m. BONUS: Sign up by February 15th for the chance to win $50 PCBC gift card and brew swag. A sneak peek at the menu for the night features: Amuse - Crispy artichoke heart, quinoa flour dusted, sauce romesco Beer Pairing "Aperitif" - Dos Lunas Mexican Lager First Course - "Cruciferous Duo" cauliflower puree, broccoli puree, dehydrated cauliflower and broccoli florets Beer Pairing - Conference Call Belgian Blonde with Pear Second Course - Spaghetti al fungi, squash noodles, roasted wild mushrooms, mushroom "cream sauce" served with herb focaccia Beer Pairing - Two Headed Dog Double IPA Third Course - Chocolate hazelnut "creme brûlée" Beer Pairing - Hazelnut Stout Tickets on sale now. Must be 21 with ID to attend. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vegan-beer-dinner-at-pcbc-tickets-54931883743?aff=efbeventtix