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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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March Social Group Events

The Vegan Baking Group Are you planning to enter the Vegan Bake-Off and want to test out your recipe? This is your excuse to break out those recipes that you’ve had bookmarked forever, but haven’t had an occasion to make. It’s your time to experiment with the new, change up something familiar, or perfect your show stopping bake-off creation! They’ll be meeting in the west end at a condo between Keele and Dundas Street on Saturday, March 5th at 4 pm. RSVP to baking@veg.ca and click here for more details on Facebook. Veggies of Halton-Peel Wednesday, March 23rd at 7 pm, the Veggies of Halton-Peel will get together at Maro’s Bistro (135 Kerr Street, in Oakville). They have a vegetarian/vegan friendly menu that they describe as “Home-style Middle Eastern, with a twist”. Please RSVP to haltonpeel@veg.ca to confirm your attendance! 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, March 23 they are reading Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace. RSVP to tvareads@veg.ca and join them on Facebook… Read More


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February Social Group Events

Veggies of Halton-Peel Saturday February 20th at 5:30 pm, the Veggies of Halton-Peel will get together at Brar’s Restaurant (199 Advance Blvd, Brampton). This vegetarian restaurant has a large selection of items in their buffet and vegan items are well marked.  They are also on the TVA veg card program! Please RSVP to haltonpeel@veg.ca to confirm your attendance! Plant-Based Health Professionals The Plant-Based Health Professionals group is for professionals & students working within the healthcare field. Their first dinner meet-up will be on Tuesday, February 9th at 6:30, at Vegetarian Haven (17 Baldwin Street). RSVP to pbhp@veg.ca. Veggie Movie Group The Veggie Movie Group will go to see the documentary The Messenger on February 27th, at the Carlton Theatre. The screening begins at 6:45 pm. The Messenger is an artful investigation into the causes of songbird mass depletion and the compassionate people who are working to turn the tide. The film takes viewers on a visually stunning, emotional journey revealing how the issues facing birds also pose daunting implications for our planet and ourselves. It is recommended you purchase your tickets in advance if you plan to attend. For more info and to RSVP email… Read More


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July Social Group Events

Midtown Urban Veggies This group is getting together on Thursday, July 16th at 7 pm for a vegan potluck at Living City Health (120 Eglinton Avenue East). Click here for more info on Facebook or visit www.muvme.ca. Dinner Social Group The Dinner Social Group will meet at Karine’s Fresh (109 McCaul Street, in the OCAD Food Court building) on Saturday, July 18 at 11 am. RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by July 15th. TVA Reads On Wednesday, July 29, TVA Reads will get together to discuss How to Eat by Thich Nhat Hahn. If it is nice out, they will meet in Dufferin Grove Park. If not, they will meet at the Centre for Social Innovation on Bathurst Street (south of Bloor). RSVP or get more info at tvareads@veg.ca. Vegan Baking Group Attention Vegan Bakers… Fire up those ovens, whip out your whisks and create a magical vegan treat that incorporates your ultimate favourite fruit! Join them on Thursday, July 30th at 6:30 p.m. at Trinity Bellwood Park (just south of the tennis courts) for a Summer Fruits Baked Goods Bake-luck! In addition to your vegan baked goods, please also bring a blanket because they’ll be sitting on… Read More


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May Social Group Events

Two New TVA Groups: Check veg.ca/groups to find information about the two newest TVA social groups: Vegan Adventures & Socials in Toronto (VAST) and Scarborough Vegans. Midtown Urban Veggies The Midtown Urban Veggies will hold their second meeting on May 21st from 7:00PM – 9:00PM, at Living City Health (120 Eglinton Avenue East, fully accessible). Hang out with other veg (or veg-curious) regulars of the midtown urban jungle at their after-hours social. Dinner Social Group The Dinner Social Group will meet at Rawlicious (2122 Boor Street West) on Thursday, May 21st at 7 pm. RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by May 15th. TVA Reads On Wednesday, May 27th, TVA reads will show the film Cowspiracy, or if they don’t have an appropriate room to do this at the Social Innovators, they will meet to chat about the book The life you can save: acting now to end world poverty by Peter Singer. RSVP to tvareads@veg.ca. York Region Veg Families York Region Veg Families will get together for a vegan potluck at Richmond Green Park (in Richmond Hill) on Saturday, May 30th at 4:30 pm. Contact tvayorkvegfamilies@yahoo.ca for more details. Veggies of Halton-Peel On Sunday, May 31 at 5:30 pm,… Read More


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January 2015 Social Events

Durham Veg If you drive by Chef Tommy’s at 1320 Simcoe Street North in Oshawa, you will see a sign that says “Vegetarians/Vegans Welcome!” Wow! After the New Year and holiday merriment, let’s settle in for some Greek comfort food. There is a new menu and there will be some specials that night, just for the group. Meet there for dinner on January 7th, 2015. Please RSVP to durhamveg@gmail.com by January 3rd. Veggies of Halton-Peel On Tuesday, January 13th at 6 pm, Veggies of Halton-Peel will kick off the new year at Lettuce Love Café in Burlington. Please RSVP to haltonpeel@veg.ca and visit their Facebook page (Veggies of Halton and Peel) for more info. East End Vegetarians The East End Vegetarians will meet on Wednesday, February 4th at Jean’s Vegetarian Kitchen (1262 Danforth Ave., near the Greenwood subway station) at 7 pm. RSVP by Monday, February 2nd to eastend@veg.ca. Vegetarians of High Park Join us for dinner on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 from 6 to 8 pm at Soup ‘n Such Cafe (2285 Dundas Street West, just south of Dundas and Bloor). This very vegan-friendly cafe has fresh made soups,… Read More


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December Social Group Events

East End Vegetarians Their next dinner meeting will be held at 7 PM on Wednesday, December 3rd at Green Earth Vegetarian Cuisine (385 Broadview Ave., just north of Gerrard). They take the TVA discount card so bring your TVA card if you have one. Please email Susan at eastend@veg.ca if you can join them! Vegetarians of High Park Join the Vegetarians of High Park for a vegan holiday potluck on Wednesday, December 17th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. It will be held at the Grenadier Retirement Residence (2100 Bloor Street West, between High Park and Runnymede). Please bring a vegan dish to share (no meat, dairy, eggs or honey) and bring your own plate and cutlery, along with a serving spoon for your dish if necessary. RSVP required by Friday, December 12th to highpark@veg.ca. Durham Veg If you drive by Chef Tommy’s at 1320 Simcoe Street North in Oshawa, you will see a sign that says “Vegetarians/Vegans Welcome!” Wow! After the New Year and holiday merriment, let’s settle in for some Greek comfort food. There is a new menu and there will be some specials that night, just for the group. Meet there for… Read More


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October Social Group Events

Dinner Social Group The Dinner Social Group will meet for dinner at Govinda’s on Thursday, October 16th at 7 pm. Govinda’s is at 243 Avenue Road. RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by the Wednesday before the event. York Region Vegetarian Families The York Region Veg Families Group is holding a potluck on Saturday, November 8th at 4:30 pm at a family’s home in Stouffville. Details and address to be sent to those who RSVP. RSVP to tvayorkvegfamilies@yahoo.ca. Veggies of Halton-Peel Veggies of Halton-Peel are getting together for dinner at A1 Sweets in Oakville (an Indian food restaurant that is 100% vegetarian with a number of vegan options) on Sunday, October 26th at 6 pm. RSVP to haltonpeel@veg.ca. Learn more about the more than a dozen social groups all across the GTA at veg.ca/groups. Read More


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September Social Group Events

Dinner Social Group The Dinner Social Group will meet for dinner at Simon’s Wok on Thursday, September 18th at 7 pm. Simon’s Wok is at 797 Gerrard Street East. RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by the Wednesday before the event. York Region Vegetarian Families The York Region Veg Families Group is holding a picnic on Saturday, September 27th at 4 pm at the Richmond Green Park (1300 Elgin Mills Road). Please bring a picnic for your own family and a blanket. RSVP to tvayorkvegfamilies@yahoo.ca. Vegetarians of High Park Vegetarians of High Park will soon have a dinner announced for October. Check highparkveg.wordpress.com for details. East End Vegetarians East End Vegetarians are getting together on Wednesday, October 1st at 7 pm at Siddhartha Pure Vegetarian Cuisine (1471 Gerrard Street East). RSVP by September 29th to eastend@veg.ca. Learn more about the more than a dozen social groups all across the GTA at veg.ca/groups. Read More


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August Social Groups

Dinner Social Group The Dinner Social Group will meet for dinner at Spring Rolls on Thursday, August 21st at 7 pm. The group is going to the location at 4841 Yonge Street (Yonge and Sheppard). RSVP to tvadinner@veg.ca by the Wednesday before the event. York Region Vegetarian Families The York Region Veg Families Group is visiting the rescued farm animals at Wishing Well Sanctuary in Bradford on Saturday, August 23rd from 11 am to 1 pm. RSVP to Taunya at tvayorkvegfamilies@yahoo.ca or 647-238-0519. Vegetarians of High Park Vegetarians of High Park is holding a potluck picnic in High Park on August 24th at noon. The cost of this event is $5 per person to cover the costs of the picnic area rental. Meet at picnic area #3, a covered picnic area on West Road near the entrance to the park. Rain or shine, since we’ve got a covered picnic area booked! Please bring a vegan dish to share and bring your own plate and cutlery. RSVP to highpark@veg.ca by August 20th. Vegetarians in Their Twenties Vegetarians in Their Twenties is planning a visit to Canada’s Wonderland and a summer bonfire! Find them on Facebook by searching… Read More


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