Showing of “COMFORT ZONE”


a film with an environmental theme and message, co-produced by Rochester-based film makers David S. Danesh, Sean P. Donnelly, and Kate Kressmann-Kehoe.

5:30 PM Vegan Share-a-Dish Dinner

7:00 PM Program.

Winter Solstice Dinner and Party

Our program will be a group discussion among the attendees, led by Ted Barnett, on the topic of:

“How to Continue Activism When Things Seem Hopeless.”

5:30 PM Vegan Share-a-Dish Dinner

7:00 PM Program.

Winter Solstice Dinner and Party with optional Vegan Cookie Exchange (take as many as you bring). Please bring a vegan dish to pass; we cannot live on cookies alone! Also bring voices and (optional) instruments for music after dinner.  If there is time and interest, we will have holiday music before and after the group discussion.

Time to Wake Up! Be Healthy, Save the Planet

Dr. Will Tuttle, author of The World Peace Diet, is a pianist, composer, educator, and recipient of the Courage of Conscience Award. A former Zen monk, his Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley focused on educating intuition and altruism. He presents ongoing events promoting peace through compassion for all life.

5:30 PM Vegan Potluck Dinner
7:00 PM Program

Brighton Town Park Lodge, 777 Westfall Road

Vegan Values

John Morlino is a former social worker who founded The ETHIC (The Essence of True Humanity Is Compassion) to promote peace, nonviolence and unconditional compassion. Best known for his series of commentaries on the genocide in Darfur, John’s work has appeared in publications worldwide, including The Christian Science Monitor, The San Francisco Chronicle, Sudan Tribune and

5:30 PM Vegan Potluck Dinner 7:00 PM Program

NOTE DIFFERENT VENUE!!! Buckland Lodge, 1341 Westfall Rd.