Upcoming Events

There are always lots of Vegan-related events around the region!  Come along to learn, share and meet like-minded people.

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What’s happening?:

Click here for an up-to-date list of Little Oak Sanctuary’s Working Bees and Events

Want to go further afield?  Check out: http://www.veganaustralia.org.au/events


Vegan Walk & Chalk – Saturday, 21 October 2017

Vegan walk & chalk!

Saturday, 28 October 2017 11:00 am

@ National Carillon

Creator: Laila El Ayadi

We missed the worldwide vegan chalk bomb, but it’s never too late to plant seeds of compassion!
Let’s get pumped for a beautiful spring day walk around the lake with fellow vegans spreading colourful messages of kindness. Bring your chalk and have your favourite quotes ready!
Pooches are most welcome to participate, and if you have a picnic rug and can bing some food along please do so and we’ll stop for a picnic after our fun and creative venture

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Vegan Halloween Bake Sale for Lucky Stars Sanctuary – Saturday, 28 October 2017

Halloween Bake Sale

Saturday, 28 October 2017 10:00 am

Creator: The Earth Festival

The Earth Festival 2018 Halloween Vegan Bake Sale is here! Come over to the Fountain in Civic (located along the City Walk) on the 28th of October for some spooky vegan treats! Please bring your own containers as we will not be having plates, culterly or napkins. Best to get in early before they sell out!

This is a fundraising event, 100% of all funds made from the bake sale will be donated to Lucky Stars Sanctuary, to help achieve The Earth Festival’s goal of $5,000.

The Fish Shack Vegan (Pet Friendly) Sunday – Sunday, 29 October 2017

This month the well-known ‘The Fish Shack Vegan Sunday’ has made the event pet friendly! Fundraising for the chosen non-profit organisation ARF (ACT rescue and foster).

We have a lot in store for you and your furry friend this month such as:
– Multiple raffles of dog accessories, pet food, water/food bowls, and toys with donations from The Green Shed and Navyaz
– Dog themed bake sale
– Dog treats at the bake sale
– FREE samples from Veganpet and Navyaz
ACT Rescue And Foster – Foster dogs will be attending!
Vegan ACT

10% of profits from The Fish Shack will be donated to ARF.
100% of profits from the raffles and bake sales will be donated to ARF.

Water bowls will be available for your pets, but please bring your own poop bags. You must clean and dispose of your pets waste properly and if it is not disposed correctly, fines can be issued.

If you are bringing a dog to the event, please refer to these guidelines:
http://www.tccs.act.gov.au/city-living/pets/dogs/your-responsibilities#public

Inaugural World Vegan Day Lunch @ Parliament House – Saturday, 4 November 2017

Come to a special celebration of World Vegan Day in the Great Hall Of Parliament House in the nation’s capital, Canberra! One of the most significant buildings in Australia and the political heart of the nation. This is the first time such an important vegan event is being held in Parliament House and the Parliament House Executive Chef has created a world class vegan menu featuring Indigenous and gourmet plant produce. To toast the celebration there will be a fine vegan Sparkling Pinot Rose from Goodwill Wine. Please refer to the beautiful menu below.

There will be a display of Vegan Kids Magazine and Cruelty Free Super information, raffle prizes, and inspiring videos from animal sanctuary charities from around Australia.

Thought provoking speakers will include Joey Carbstrong, Greg McFarlane from Vegan Australia, Dr Anthony Hadj and Melissa Vanderhorst. Our MC for the occasion is Ron Prasad.

https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=307058

Here is the menu:

And here’s a lovely article about the event!

Australia’s Parliament House to Host ‘World Vegan Day’ Lunch!

The Earth Festival @ The Botanic Gardens – Weekend of 21 & 22 April 2018

The Earth Festival is about creating awareness to our community about themselves, those around them, animals and the environment. The focus for the exhibition to share issues that are damaging to animals, our heath, other people and the environment, and educate and encourage others on how they can make a difference.
The 2 day event will be packed with a huge food court filled with a variety of local vegan foods, over 18 workshops and speakers, more tattoo artists, henna artist, activity zone and stalls that will be giving you the opportunity to by sustainable clothing, accessories, make up, skincare, bags and a whole lot more. Many stores are comming from interstate, so do not mis the opportunity to buy items that aren’t available in Canberra and without the shipping prices!
80% of all ticket sales are being donated to Lucky Stars Sanctuary. Our goal is $5,000 which will help build new shelters and feeding areas so they are able to give homes to animals in need.

Our website will have details about stall holders, entertainment and the program of whats running over both days. http://www.theearthfestival.org/

Vegan Coffee & Cake – Second Wednesday of every month in 2017 (11 Oct, 8 Nov, 13 Dec))

Monthly coffee & cake meetup. Come and meet fellow vegans and those interested in veganism over a cuppa for a chat.

Despite the name we often eat more than just cake and drink more than coffee – all welcome!

Please be mindful that this event is vegan-friendly. You don’t need to be vegan to attend, however we request that you order vegan food & drink at this event.

For upcoming Coffee and Cake Meetups, go to:  https://www.meetup.com/en-AU/Canberra-Veg-Events/#upcoming

October Coffee & Cake

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017, 5:30 PM

Cafe Essen
5/6 Garema Pl, Civic Canberra, AU

4 Members Attending

Monthly coffee & cake meetup. Come and meet fellow vegans and those interested in veganism over a cuppa for a chat.Despite the name we often eat more than just cake and drink more than coffee – all welcome!Please be mindful that this event is vegan-friendly. You don’t need to be vegan to attend, however we request that you order vegan food & drin…

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November Coffee and Cake

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017, 5:30 PM

Smith’s Alternative Café/Bar
76 Alinga Street, Canberra ACT 2601 Canberra, AU

3 Members Attending

Monthly coffee & cake meetup. Come and meet fellow vegans and those interested in veganism over a cuppa for a chat.Despite the name we often eat more than just cake and drink more than coffee – all welcome!Please be mindful that this event is vegan-friendly. You don’t need to be vegan to attend, however we request that you order vegan food & drin…

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December Coffee and Cake

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017, 5:30 PM

Smith’s Alternative Café/Bar
76 Alinga Street, Canberra ACT 2601 Canberra, AU

3 Members Attending

Monthly coffee & cake meetup. Come and meet fellow vegans and those interested in veganism over a cuppa for a chat.Despite the name we often eat more than just cake and drink more than coffee – all welcome!Please be mindful that this event is vegan-friendly. You don’t need to be vegan to attend, however we request that you order vegan food & drin…

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