Previous Events

Previous NJveg Events

Everyone is welcome at NJveg events:  vegan, vegetarian, or veg-curious!  Our events are open to the public, except when noted as members only.

The following is a listing of our past events, for reference.


Lunch at Thai Basil
Saturday December 1, 1pm
1316 Centennial Ave, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Join NJveg for lunch at this Thai restaurant with a separate vegan menu:  https://thaibasilrestaurantnj.com/vegan-menu.

Please RSVP to NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077 by 11/29.
Review our restaurant trip guidelines


Vegan Potluck in Pemberton
Saturday November 17, 3:30-7pm

(address to be provided) Pemberton, NJ  08068

This event is co-hosted by Vegan in NJ!  Please RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/256722651705977/.


Lunch at Sprig & Vine
Saturday November 10, 11:30am
450 Union Square Dr, New Hope, PA 18938

Join us at this highly-rated all-vegan restaurant!  An optional walk, either on the Delaware River Towpath, or around New Hope, follows.

Lunch at Greens & Grains

Sunday October 21, 1pm
454 Shrewsbury Plaza, Shrewsbury 07702

Join us at the newest, and first central NJ, location of this all-vegan restaurant!

Outreach – Melvin Kreps Community Day
Saturday October 20, 1pm-4pm

5 Kent Ln, East Windsor, NJ 08520

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet. If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.

The Chicken Refuge Visit and Vegan Potluck Picnic
Saturday October 13, 1pm
Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889 (address will be provided before 10/13)

Join NJveg for a visit to The Chicken Refuge, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit charity, whose mission is to give chickens that need refuge a place to live out their natural lives happily and with dignity in a safe and loving environment.  We will also have a vegan potluck picnic at the refuge!

NJveg will not be charging for this event, but a donation to the refuge is suggested and greatly appreciated.  Please RSVP by October 6 to NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.  Space is limited.  Children are welcome but must be closely supervised for their safety.  If you can bring a folding table or chairs, please let us know.

Review our potluck guidelines


Outreach – Hightstown Harvest Fair
Saturday October 6, 10am-4pm

N Main St (Rt 33), Hightstown, NJ 08520

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that a plant-based diet saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 9am) and packing up (to about 4:30pm).

If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.


Outreach – Somerville Street Fair & Craft Show
Sunday October 7, 11am-5pm

Somerville, NJ  08812

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that a plant-based diet saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 10am) and packing up (to about 5:30pm).

If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.


Outreach – Raritan River Festival
Sunday September 30, Noon-6pm

Elmer Boyd Park, Rt 18 N, New Brunswick, NJ  08903

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that a plant-based diet saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 10:30am) and packing up (to about 5pm).

If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.


Lunch at Royal Paan
Saturday September 29, 1pm
761 Rt 33 W, East Windsor, NJ  08520

Join us for at this vegan-friendly, all-vegetarian Indian restaurant.


Outreach – Franklin Day Festival
Saturday September 22, Noon-5pm

Colonial Park – Lot C, Somerset, NJ  08873

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that a plant-based diet saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 11am) and packing up (to about 5:30pm).

If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.


Outreach – Annual Family Health Fair
Saturday September 22, 10am-2pm

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1620 Prospect St, Ewing, NJ  08638-3031

NJveg will be holding a workshop at Noon on plant-based eating, with tips for people starting out.


Members-only Vegan Potluck
Saturday September 22, 6pm

(address provided upon RSVP) Jackson, NJ  08527

Join NJveg for our first potluck!  The host is respectfully requesting that children under 12 not be included in this event, and that no shoes be worn in the house (slippers are available).

Space is limited.  Please RSVP by September 15 to NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.  After 9/15, please contact us to check if space is still available.


Outreach – Arts in the Park
Sunday September 16, 11:30am-4:30pm

Highland Park, NJ  08904

NJveg will answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.  We need volunteers for this and other outreach.  Come out for an hour, or the entire event.  Help spread the word that a plant-based diet saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (at 10:30am) and packing up (to about 5pm).

If you’re interested in joining NJveg’s outreach team, please contact us at NJveg.org@gmail.com or 609-557-7077.


Outreach – Berkeley Heights Environmental Commission (BHEC) Vegan Fest
Friday September 14 – Sunday September 16
Berkeley Heights Town Hall, 29 Park Ave, Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922

  • 9/14:  Yoga at Sunset
  • 9/15, 10am:  “Health Benefits” Panel
  • 9/15, 11am:  “Planet Benefits” Panel – Steve Fenster (NJveg president) will be participating!
  • 9/16, 1pm:  Vegan Cookoff
More info here

Lunch at Stewart’s
Sunday August 26, 1pm
647 Rt 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
 
Join us at this classic American restaurant, now with a separate vegan menu!

Vegan Outreach Planning Session
Saturday August 11, 2pm (lunch at 1:30pm optional)
The Moth Coffeehouse, 42 Main St, Allentown NJ 08501
 

Outreach season is approaching!  NJveg plans to have a table at green festivals, fairs, and other events, where we’ll answer questions and provide free literature on the benefits of a plant-based diet.
 
Join us at The Moth, a vegetarian coffeehouse with plenty of vegan options, to plan our season’s activities.  NJveg will buy a vegan cookie for attendees!

We need volunteers!  Come help out for an hour, or an entire event, to spread the word that a plant-based diet saves animals, protects the environment, and improves your health!  No experience is necessary.  We particularly need help setting up (usually an hour before events) and packing up (to 30 minutes after events).

If you’d like to help but can’t make this meeting, please email us, or join us at another event.


Lunch at Thai Tida
Sunday July 15, 12:15pm
236 N Union St, Lambertville 08530

Hope you can join us at this vegan-friendly Thai restaurant!


Wiffle Ball/Vegan Potluck Picnic to benefit The Chicken Refuge
Saturday July 7, 11am-5pm
Duke Island Park, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
https://www.facebook.com/events/383706812135718

Come join us and meet your fellow vegans!  We all wish we had more vegan friends.  Here’s a great opportunity to come and meet like minded vegans (and have great vegan food!).  Bring a dish to share and drinks and lawn chairs.  There are picnic tables and restrooms at this park.  No experience with wiffle ball needed and you are welcome to just come and share some great food.  No need to play!

This is not an NJveg event, but a number of our members will be participating in this great fundraiser.  Hope you can join us!


Please let us know what events you would be interested in.  Contact us at  NJveg.org@gmail.com  or  609-557-7077