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Would you like to be healthier and minimize your impact on the Earth? Are you concerned with the treatment of farmed animals and want to learn more about how to protect them? Welcome to Compassionate Living's NorthBay Vegan Meetup! Whether you are a long time vegan or vegetarian, or you just want to learn more or try something new, you've come to the right place. Please join us to meet new friends, explore new ways of thinking, caring and living, or just to enjoy the company of others over a good, healthy, cruelty-free meal.

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Compassionate Living's Book Discussion

Gaia's Garden

Welcome to Compassionate Living's Book Discussion! We meet every Tuesday evening at Gaia's Garden at the community table in the back. We have optional social time from 6:00-7:00 p.m. followed by our book discussion from 7:00-8:00. We're currently reading The Mindful Vegan: A 30-Day Plan for Finding Health, Balance, Peace, and Happiness by Lani Muelrath, M.A. Everyone is welcome at our book discussions, including vegans, veg-curious omnivores, and anyone in between. We can all learn from each other as we talk about vegan-friendly books--even if we approach them from different perspectives. Our optional social time is a good time to get to know each other better, to talk about our unique food and lifestyle journeys, and to just have fun together! Please feel free to join us for the social hour whether or not you choose to stay for the book discussion. Please also feel free to come to the book discussion even if you haven't done the reading for the week. We readers will share enough about the subject matter that you will likely find it easy to participate meaningfully. You're also welcome to just listen if you prefer. Gaia's Garden always accommodates our group with great generosity, grace, and humor. So let's each do our best to honor the restaurant's policy of a $5.00 minimum purchase per person. Please feel free to order and eat during the social hour or the book discussion or both. Out of respect for Gaia's Garden's wonderful hospitality, please refrain from bringing in outside food or beverages for consumption while inside the restaurant. We look forward to seeing you and to learning together!

Compassionate Living's Book Discussion

Gaia's Garden

Welcome to Compassionate Living's Book Discussion! We meet every Tuesday evening at Gaia's Garden at the community table in the back. We have optional social time from 6:00-7:00 p.m. followed by our book discussion from 7:00-8:00. We're currently reading The Mindful Vegan: A 30-Day Plan for Finding Health, Balance, Peace, and Happiness by Lani Muelrath, M.A. Everyone is welcome at our book discussions, including vegans, veg-curious omnivores, and anyone in between. We can all learn from each other as we talk about vegan-friendly books--even if we approach them from different perspectives. Our optional social time is a good time to get to know each other better, to talk about our unique food and lifestyle journeys, and to just have fun together! Please feel free to join us for the social hour whether or not you choose to stay for the book discussion. Please also feel free to come to the book discussion even if you haven't done the reading for the week. We readers will share enough about the subject matter that you will likely find it easy to participate meaningfully. You're also welcome to just listen if you prefer. Gaia's Garden always accommodates our group with great generosity, grace, and humor. So let's each do our best to honor the restaurant's policy of a $5.00 minimum purchase per person. Please feel free to order and eat during the social hour or the book discussion or both. Out of respect for Gaia's Garden's wonderful hospitality, please refrain from bringing in outside food or beverages for consumption while inside the restaurant. We look forward to seeing you and to learning together!

Mindful Eating Film and Food Festival

503 B St

A delicious selection of films and food will be presented that aim to raise consciousness about the connection of your plate with the environment, health, and animals. Interesting panelists and filmmakers will be on board to answer your questions. Enjoy delicious food, engaging vendors and informative non-profits in-between the movies. TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED TO SEE THE MOVIES (just saying "going" here is not enough.) Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mindful-eating-film-and-food-festival-tickets-54207250345 Schedule: 11 AM: Doors Open for Mini-expo with Food and other Vendors Noon: COWSPIRIACY, Directed by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn, followed up by panel on environmental impact of food choices. 2:15 Local Point Reyes Shorts by Skyler Thomas, followed by Let Us Be Heroes by Plant Based News. Panel discussion with filmmaker to follow. 4:00: CALLED TO RESCUE by Naomi Call, followed by interview with filmmaker. 6:00: EATING YOU ALIVE by Paul David Kennamer, Jr., panel discussion on health to follow. 8:30 End of Festival Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mindful-eating-film-and-food-festival-tickets-54207250345 TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED TO SEE THE MOVIES (just saying "going" here is not enough.)

Compassionate Living's Book Discussion

Gaia's Garden

Welcome to Compassionate Living's Book Discussion! We meet every Tuesday evening at Gaia's Garden at the community table in the back. We have optional social time from 6:00-7:00 p.m. followed by our book discussion from 7:00-8:00. We're currently reading The Mindful Vegan: A 30-Day Plan for Finding Health, Balance, Peace, and Happiness by Lani Muelrath, M.A. Everyone is welcome at our book discussions, including vegans, veg-curious omnivores, and anyone in between. We can all learn from each other as we talk about vegan-friendly books--even if we approach them from different perspectives. Our optional social time is a good time to get to know each other better, to talk about our unique food and lifestyle journeys, and to just have fun together! Please feel free to join us for the social hour whether or not you choose to stay for the book discussion. Please also feel free to come to the book discussion even if you haven't done the reading for the week. We readers will share enough about the subject matter that you will likely find it easy to participate meaningfully. You're also welcome to just listen if you prefer. Gaia's Garden always accommodates our group with great generosity, grace, and humor. So let's each do our best to honor the restaurant's policy of a $5.00 minimum purchase per person. Please feel free to order and eat during the social hour or the book discussion or both. Out of respect for Gaia's Garden's wonderful hospitality, please refrain from bringing in outside food or beverages for consumption while inside the restaurant. We look forward to seeing you and to learning together!

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