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


Living Green Festival – Sunday, 7 October

Facebook event page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/216009472348359/

Come and share a kinder shade of green for the planet, humans and other animals at the 8th Living Green Festival!
Where: Albert Hall, Canberra, ACT
When: Sunday, 7 October – 10-4pm
~~~ FREE ENTRY ~~~

There is something for everyone including the family dog!

***Registrations for stallholders, sponsors, volunteers, speakers and performers opening soon***

Ride your bike, catch a bus or if you have to drive park across the road from the Hall & take the underpass to the Hall 🙂

+ Over 85 market stalls with plant-based food & drinks (burgers, milkshakes, fresh juice, pasta, sweet & savoury raw food, cheesecake, cupcakes + more), ethical & cruelty-free products & services (homewares, make-up & toiletries, electric bikes, more food!) as well as not-for-profit stalls promoting animal adoption, energy solutions and other social justice issues

+ Free live music, talks, workshops and food demonstrations all day long

+ FREE Kidzone *for all ages* including the annual 8m high rock climbing wall (best view of the Festival & Canberra), arts & crafts, face-painting, board games and books – did we mention it’s FREE!

+ Carson’s Cafe for humans and their canine friends will have ice-cream, iced chai + sweets & savoury goodies for all!

www.lgf.org.au ~ www.instagram.com/LGFCanberra ~ www.twitter.com/LivingGreenFest
#akindershadeofgreen #LivingGreenFestival #2018LGF

Vegan Day Out Canberra – Saturday & Sunday, 8-9 September

Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/events/366544120419062/

☆ Cheap vegan eats, discounts and freebies ☆

Braddon businesses are coming together to put on the ultimate Vegan Day Out. Enjoy the very best vegan goods that Canberra has to offer at the lowest prices.

We’re talking sales, meal deals, food samplings, discounted vegan groceries, and so much more.

HOW IT WORKS:
When the event starts, we’ll release a map of Braddon/Civic showing all the participating businesses and their offers. Collect the map from the Cruelty Free Shop then enjoy a vegan walking tour of Braddon/Civic as you redeem all your favourite offers using the vouchers on the map!

It’s a great opportunity to showcase vegan foods and products to friends and family.

At the Cruelty Free Shop, we’ll have storewide discounts on hundreds of items plus free food tastings all weekend long.

Please invite your friends and family to help make this a huge Vegan Day Out!

WHERE TO START:
The Cruelty Free Shop, 3/24 Mort Street, Braddon
Sat 8 September 9am-5pm
Sun 9 September 10am-5pm

*You need the vouchers to redeem the offers, so be sure to collect the map from The Cruelty Free Shop*

Please note: as hundreds of products at the Cruelty Free Shop will be discounted already, no further discounts will be available over the weekend (e.g. Vegan Card, loyalty points, etc).

Plant-Based Diets Workshop – Monday, 20 Aug 2018

When:  Monday, 20 August 6pm-8pm

Where: Weston Creek Community Centre, Parkinson St, Weston

Plant-based diets have been linked to lower risk of obesity and many chronic diseases, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, inflammation and cancer. Eating a plant-based diet reduces harm to animals and is better for the environment.
This workshop will suit those thinking of eating more plant based meals or already on a vegan or vegetarian diet and wanting to make sure they are getting all the nutrients they need.

Linda is an experienced vegan dietitian who will help build your plant based nutrition confidence and conquer uncertainty.

Topics covered in the workshop:
– Evidence based benefits of plant based diets
– Major nutrition concerns and how to achieve a balanced plant based diet.
– A guide to vegan/vegetarian protein sources
– Maximizing nutrient absorption
– How to put it all together including many plant based meal and snack ideas

Booking:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/linda-smillie-accredited-practising-dietitian-16481074563

Who:  Linda Smillie (Bsc, Grad Dip Nut Diet) is a Canberra based Accredited Practising Dietitian with 25 years experience in both the public and private sectors. For the last 10 years she has run her own Canberra-based private practice and specialises in nutritional disorders of the gastrointestinal system and plant based diets.

She currently works within a private gastrointestinal clinic at Garran. Linda follows a whole food plant-based vegan diet for health, ethical and environmental reasons. “ I encourage my clients to eat real, wholesome foods where possible. I can give you practical ideas about how to improve your diet to help you reach your health goals.

For appointments and enquiries call GastrotrACT, Garran on 6234 7900

Vegan Coffee & Cake – Second Wednesday of every month in 2018

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