Earth Day and “vegan” go hand-in-hand

This just in (from my email, that is) from a Seattle Vegan Meetup group:

Hello everyone! The upcoming week is a filled with great vegan and animal-related events in the Seattle area, so I wanted to let you all know the schedule. Just let me know if you have any questions or would like more information about any of the events. Hope to see you at some or all of the events!


Earth Day Weekend Event:

Saturday & Sunday, April 21 & 22: “Go Green, Go Vegan” Banner Hang

Remind people to have compassion for all animals; email to sign up for a shift.

Shifts: 10-12, 12-2, 2-4, 4-6

When: 10am – 6pm (both days)

Where: Freeway overpass at I-5 and 50th, U-District of Seattle


World Week for Animals In Labs Events:


Saturday, April 21: WWAIL Kickoff Potluck!

Vegan potluck! We will watch Rise of the Planet of the Apes,

discuss the reality of animals in labs, and get an overview of the week’s events.

When: starts at 7:00pm

Where: 5615 12th Ave NE, Seattle


Monday, April 23: Demonstration at SNBL USA Headquarters

Protest SNBL’s use and horrific treatment of primates, dogs, mice, & bunnies.

When: 3pm – 5pm

Where: 6605 Merrill Creek Parkway, Everett


Tuesday, April 24: Demonstration at University of Washington

Protest the Infant Primate Research Lab.

When: 3pm – 6pm

Where: NE Pacific St & Montlake Blvd, Seattle


Wednesday, April 25: Outreach at University of Washington

Leaflet to educate the UW community about the school’s involvement in vivisection.

When: 11am – 12:30pm

Where: Pedestrian Overpass @ NE 40th & NE 15th, U-District of Seattle


Thursday, April 26: Demonstration at University of Washington

Protest cruel primate brain experiments.

When: 11:30am – 1pm

Where: 1705 NE Pacific St, Seattle


World Wide Vegan Bake Sale Event:


Saturday & Sunday, April 28 & 29: World Wide Vegan Bake Sale, Seattle Edition

Yummy vegan treats! Sales support Action for Animals and Precious Life Animal Sanctuary.

When: noon – 7pm (both days)

Where: The Chocolate Shoebox @ 7410 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle


Thank you to Action for Animals, the Seattle Animal Defense League, NARN, and the Chocolate Shoebox for all their work planning these events!


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