Oakland Veg's mission is to introduce the Oakland community to the many benefits of a plant-based diet, for our health, animals, and the environment.

Looking for info about Oakland VegFest? It's on May 20, 2017 at Lake Merritt Amphitheater.

VegWeek Schedule

May 14-20, 2017

  • May 14 Meatless Mothers’ Day: Yoga, cooking demo, and other family fun! Everyone welcome, free, NewEthic gym, 1:30-4pm (RSVP on facebook)

  • May 15 Sustainable Monday: Experts discuss the environmental, economic and social impacts of animal-based vs. plant-based protein. Suggested $5 donation, free for students. Laney College, 6-8pm (RSVP on facebook)

  • May 16 Theater Tuesday: The second annual Oakland Animal Film Festival, featuring local and international short films about animals. $10 in advance, New Parkway, 7-9pm (RSVP on facebook)

  • May 17 Wired Wednesday: Leading luminaries share their expertise utilizing social media and technology to launch their own companies and spread the veg message $12 in advance, Citizen Engagement Lab, 7-9pm (RSVP on facebook)

  • May 18 Tasty Traditions Thursday: People of color panel exploring ethnic traditions in the vegan food community. Free, Uhuru House , 5:30-8:30pm (RSVP on facebook)

  • May 19 Festive Friday: Potluck and postcard writing in the park, followed by a vegan pub crawl. 6pm DeFremery Park, 7pm Hella Vegan Eats. Free (RSVP on facebook)

  • May 20 Oakland VegFest: Speakers, vendors, music, food, and more! Free, Lake Merritt Amphitheater, 11am-5pm. OaklandVegFest.com (RSVP on facebook)

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