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 Post subject: Boston - Gene Baur talk and buffet Sunday Nov 14
PostPosted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 3:34 pm 
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Is anyone going? I love me some Grasshopper!

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Gene Baur's book is $15. No credit cards, sorry!

Hello Boston Vegetarian Society,

We have a special speaker event this month! Gene Baur, President and Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary will be with us. We have arranged two back-to-back presentations (same talk given twice) so we can accommodate everyone comfortably! Please bring friends!

Presentation: “Current Developments in the Movement for Farm Animal Liberation”

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2010

Gene's presentation is FREE and open to all. The delicious vegan buffet is optional but recommended, for only $10 + tax + tip. It includes soups, appetizers, salad, and numerous entrees!

Noon - 1:50 Vegan Buffet/Social Dinner (pay on arrival)

2 PM - Gene Baur program (FREE), followed by Q & A and book signing

3:30 PM - First audience leaves
3:45 PM - Second audience begins to arrive

4 PM - Gene Baur program (FREE), followed by Q & A and book signing

5:15 PM - Vegan Buffet (pay on departure). Buffet includes appetizers, soups, salad, and numerous entrees for only $10 + tax + tip.


Gene Baur is President and Co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, the country's leading farm animal advocacy organization. He grew up in Hollywood, worked in television, and did commercials for McDonald's and other fast food restaurants. For 25 years he has campaigned for farm animals and compassionate vegan living. He has a master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University. He is author of the national best seller "Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds about Animals and Food," which will be available for signing and purchase. $15 soft cover, cash or check (to Farm Sanctuary) only. No credit cards.

"This book is the most authentic account of the real lives of farm animals, by the St. Francis of our time. There is nobody else in America who could tell the truth about farm animals from such a deep perspective, and at the same time make your heart soar."
—Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, author of When Elephants Weep and The Pig Who Sang to the Moon


ALL WELCOME - No RSVP needed. Just turn up for either presentation! Bring your non-vegetarian friends!

LOCATION for seminar and dinner:

Grasshopper (an all-vegan restaurant)
1 North Beacon St.
Union Square, Allston (Boston)
617-254-8883
See directions below.

Evelyn Kimber
Boston Vegetarian Society
http://www.BostonVeg.org
Info: 617-424-8846 BVS


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DIRECTIONS:
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The intersection where Grasshopper is located (the intersection of Cambridge St., Brighton Ave, and North Beacon St.) is called "Union Square" in Allston. Landmarks are the Jackson Mann School, Twin Donuts, and Grasshopper.

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION --

The closest subway stop is Allston St.
(Green Line B car - Commonwealth Ave. line).
Get off there; facing outbound, take a right on Allston St.
Follow Allston St. 4/10 mile to where it ends at Brighton Ave.
Turn left (at Burger King) and walk 50 yards or so to Union Sq.
Grasshopper is on the opposite side of the square.

The #66 bus Dudley Station via Harvard St. to Union Square to Harvard Square.

The #57 bus Kenmore Station to Watertown Square, via Union Square.

The #64 bus (Oak Square -- University Park or Kendall Sq. via Central
Square) also goes through Union Square.

BY CAR --

Free street parking. Allow time to find a space.

Type in 1 North Beacon St. Boston MA 02134
http://maps.google.com/

From Mass Pike East, take Exit 20 towards Brighton. Follow Cambridge St. straight into Union Sq. Grasshopper is on the right side.



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 Post subject: Re: Boston - Gene Baur talk and buffet Sunday Nov 14
PostPosted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 4:41 pm 
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I'm probably not but I think I remember bap saying she planned to go. You might want to post something in the original Boston thread, since people are probably subscribed to that!

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