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June 2019 Social Group Events

East End Veggie Social Group Join in for a fun night of bowling on Wednesday, June 5th at 7 pm. Click here for more details on Facebook and to RSVP. Vegan Baking Group It’s a vegan cinnabon bar! Bring a batch of cinnamon buns, and a couple of your favourite toppings or icing, and enjoy icing, topping, and eating your creative concoctions in a park on a summer day! This event is happening Saturday, June 15th from 12 to 3 pm at Christie Pits Park. Click here for more details and to RSVP or email baking@veg.ca if you have questions or want to RSVP. Toronto Veg Fitness There are two chances to meet up in June with fellow plant-based athletes! On Wednesday, June 5th, Copper Branch at Bathurst and Dundas will be giving the group 10% off at a dinner from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Click here for details and to RSVP. On Tuesday, June 18th, enjoy a group workout in the park at Riverdale Park from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. For more details and to RSVP check out the Facebook event or email fitness@veg.ca Vegetarians of High Park On Friday, June… Read More


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May Social Group Events

Toronto Veg Fitness On Saturday, May 25th, enjoy a group bike ride leaving from Corktown Commons at 10 am. For more details and to RSVP check out the Facebook event or email fitness@veg.ca TVA Reads On May 15th at 6:30 pm TVA Reads will get together at CSI Annex (on Bathurst, south of Bloor) to discuss Protest Kitchen by Carol J. Adams. As always, this event is also a vegan potluck so please bring a dish to share as well as your own plate and cutlery.  Click here for more details on Facebook or email tvareads@veg.ca. Social Dinner Group Enjoy good food and conversation on Thursday, May 16th at 7:00 pm at Cosmic Treats (207 Augusta Avenue). RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by May 15th. Read More


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April Social Group Events

Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington and Veggies of Halton-Peel This joint meetup on Saturday, April 13th at 5:30 pm will be at Earl’s Burlington (900 Maple Avenue), which launched a 100% vegan plant-based menu in October 2018. If you’d like, following dinner you can join the group at Coffee House @8-11pm (Advance tickets $14, Door Tickets: $18 or Two for $35). RSVP or get more info from hamiltonburlington@veg.ca. Toronto Veg Fitness On Tuesday, April 16th, enjoy a group run/walk from 6:30 to 7:30 pm along the waterfront trail. For more details and to RSVP check out the Facebook event or email fitness@veg.ca TVA Reads On April 17th at 6:30 pm TVA Reads will get together at CSI Annex (on Bathurst, south of Bloor) to discuss How to be a Good Creature. As always, this event is also a vegan potluck so please bring a dish to share as well as your own plate and cutlery.  Click here for more details on Facebook or email tvareads@veg.ca. Vegetarians of High Park On Friday, April 26th at 6:00 pm come check out the all-vegan restaurant The Goods (279 Roncesvalles). They have delicious bowls, smoothies, and salads. RSVP required by Wednesday, April 24th. RSVP to highpark@veg.ca. Read More


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January 2019 Social Group Events

TVA Reads On January 16th, join the TVA Reads to discuss Happily Ever Esther. Make sure to read the book before the potluck so you’re ready to discuss it! RSVP is required to tvareads@veg.ca. You can also search for the group on Facebook to learn more. Dinner Social Group On Thursday, January 17th at 7:00 pm, join this group to try a new veg-friendly discovery, Khau Gully. It is located at 1991 Yonge Street. RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by January 15th.  … Read More


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December 2018 Social Group Events

TVA Reads On December 12th, join the TVA Reads for a vegan potluck and discussion of the book A Street Cat Named Bob, by James Bowen. Make sure to read the book before the potluck so you’re ready to discuss it! On January 16th they’ll meet again to discuss Happily Ever Esther. Save the date! RSVP is required to tvareads@veg.ca. You can also search for the group on Facebook to learn more. Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington On Saturday, December 15th at 5:30 pm, join this group to try the new Southeast vegetarian restaurant Little Asia. It is located at 24 King Street East, in Dundas. RSVP to hamiltonburlington@veg.ca by Friday, December 14th.  Vegetarians of High Park Check out the all-vegan restaurant The Goods at 279 Roncesvalles, on Friday, December 21st from 6 to 8 pm. RSVP required by Tuesday, December 18th to highpark@veg.ca. Learn more about the group at highparkveg.wordpress.com. Read More


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November Social Group Events

Social Dinner Group The next dinner is on Thursday, November 15th at 7 pm at Coco Rice (669 King Street West). RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by November 13th. TVA Reads Save the date for the November meeting on November 21st! RSVP to tvareads@veg.ca or ask to join their Facebook group. Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington Meet up for dinner with like-minded individuals at Green Leaf South Indian Restaurant (865 Upper James Street in Hamilton) on Sunday, November 18th at 6 pm. It is an all vegetarian Indian restaurant that opened in October 2017! RSVP to hamiltonburlington@veg.ca by Saturday, November 17th at 6 pm.  … Read More


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October Social Group Events

Social Dinner Group The next dinner is on Thursday, October 18th at 7 pm at Magic Oven (Danforth location). RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by October 16th. Vegetarians of High Park Join them for dinner on Wednesday, October 10th at 6:00 pm at Isaan Thai (on Dundas Street in the Junction, just east of Pacific Avenue). RSVP required by Friday, October 6th, no exceptions to highpark@veg.ca. Find out more about the group at highparkveg.wordpress.com. TVA Reads At the October meeting, TVA Reads will be discussing Not Wanted on the Voyage by Timothy Findley, on October 17th. RSVP to tvareads@veg.ca or ask to join their Facebook group. Save the date for future events! Nov. 21st, Dec. 12th, Jan. 16th, Feb. 20th, March 20th, April 17th, May 15th and June 19th. Veggies of Halton-Peel Meet up for dinner with like-minded individuals at Zen Gardens (6980 Maritz Drive, in Mississauga) on Saturday, October 20th at 6 pm. Click here for more info on Facebook and make sure to RSVP to haltonpeel@veg.ca by October 19th.    … Read More


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December 2017 Social Group Events

Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington This group will meet on Saturday, December 9th at 6 pm at Zyla’s (299 James Street North, Hamilton). While this restaurant serves meat, they have a good selection of vegan options that are well marked on the menu. Please RSVP by Thursday, December 7th at 6 pm to hamiltonburlington@veg.ca. TVA Reads This will be a special holiday potluck edition of TVA reads, with vegan pizza generously donated by Mamma’s Pizza! It will be on December 13th. For more details email tvareads@veg.ca.  Vegetarians of High Park This group is getting together for a video and board game night at See-Scape (2480 Dundas Street West, in the Junction) on Thursday, December 14th at 6:00 pm. They have several clearly marked vegan options on the menu. There is a cover fee of $5 to play board games unlimited, $5 to play video games for an hour, or $10 to play both unlimited. Please RSVP by Sunday, December 10th to highpark@veg.ca. Social Dinner Group Enjoy a dinner around the holidays with like-minded people. All members and non-members, veg, vegan and transitioning are welcome at their next dinner at Vegetarian Haven (17 Baldwin Street) on Thursday, December 21st at… Read More


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Toronto Starch Solution: Reclaiming Health and Appearance

Care of Judy Newman, group leader of Toronto Starch Solution Are you vegetarian or vegan with some health concerns? Have you been diagnosed with arthritis, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, or some other chronic condition and prescribed a lifetime of medications? Are you concerned about a family history of disease, or just wondering how to get that extra weight off in a healthy, sustainable way? As vegetarians or vegans we find ourselves challenged by others about our way of eating. A google search on “Is a vegan diet healthy?” brings up 4,470,000 results, many of which purport to be based on scientific research or at least published by some scientific sounding organizations. They offer confusing and often conflicting opinions, and the sheer volume of information is overwhelming. Others carry the weight of celebrity. Angelina Jolie is quoted as saying that a vegan diet nearly killed her. That’s pretty scary and it’s tough to argue with Angelina Jolie on matters of nutrition. We’ve all seen that milk moustache and that bikini. Jamie Oliver, while generally supportive, warns that a vegan diet is actually more susceptible to being nutritionally poor and that education is needed… Read More


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April Social Group Events

Plant-Based Health Care Professionals The next dinner meet-up for the Plant-Based Healthcare Professionals group will be on Wednesday, April 13th at 6:30pm. E-mail pbhp@veg.ca for more details, to RSVP, and to join their mailing list. They are a group of professionals and students who are either working or studying within any healthcare-related discipline. You can also find them on Facebook under the name Plant-Based Healthcare Professionals. Dinner Social Group Join like-minded folks for dinner at Live Organic Food Bar on Thursday, April 21st at 7 pm (264 Dupont Street). RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca as seating is limited. Veggies of Halton-Peel Veggies of Halton-Peel will get together for brunch on Sunday, April 24th at 11 am at Lettuce Love Cafe (399 John Street in Burlington). RSVP to haltonpeel@veg.ca or check them out on Facebook. TVA Reads TVA Reads gets together on Wednesdays at 6:30 for a vegan potluck and book discussion at the Centre for Social Innovation on Bathurst in the Annex. On Wednesday, April 27th they are reading Do Unto Animals by Tracy Stewart. RSVP to tvareads@veg.ca and join them on Facebook to learn more. Veggies of Hamilton-Burlington On… Read More


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