Calendar of Events

March Events

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Three Ways to Detox Your Body – a Workshop and Lunch

  • Whole Foods, on the corner of Pitt and Mesa
  • 12 noon.
  • Cost is $14.00 (includes lunch)
  • Space is limited
  • Paid Reservations are required by Thursday Mar 2.

Reservations are closed

Health and Nutrition Advisor Claudia Rodriguez will give a presentation on three ways to detox, and VSEP Vice President Greg Lawson will prepare a detoxifying lunch. Claudia will explain how small changes in diet, toxin elimination and stress control can help boost our immune system, bone health, concentration, digestion and increase our energy.

Sunday, March 26, 2017:  Restaurant Hopper: Rulis’ International Kitchen

* 4176 N. Mesa
* 1:00-3:00 pm
* Cost: $25 (includes taxes and gratuity)
* Deadline: paid reservations are required no later than Thursday, March 23.

Reservations are closed

April Events

Saturday, April 8 –  Vegan Potluck: Salads and Tapas

* Location: Home of Gilberto & Betsy Arias at 4737 Emory Rd.

* Hosts will provide non-alcoholic beverages and cups. If possible, please bring your own table

setting (plate and utensils).

* Please bring your favorite appetizer, main dish, side dish, or dessert, enough for 8, along with

serving utensil.

* All food must be VEGAN. Please review guidelines on page 7.

* Don’t forget to bring a copy of your recipe to place alongside your dish.

Reservations are closed

May Events

Saturday, May 6, 2017 – Spring Dinner with Guest Speaker JL Fields & Vegan buffet @ Country Inn & Suites, 900 Sunland Park Drive, El Paso, TX 79922

* 6 pm meet and greet, eat at 6:30 pm

* Cost: $22 members & students w/ID; $25 nonmembers; $10 children under 12

* Paid reservations are due Tuesday, May 2.

To reserve and pay with PayPal or a credit card go to www.vsep.org and click on Events – Pay Online. After you complete the payment, please e-mail the names of those attending toVSoEP@aol.com. We need to have all the names of our guests as well as who the students and children are.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 – Cooking Class @  Liz & Jamie’s Home

If you’re a new vegan looking for cooking shortcuts or a long-time vegan in a dietary rut, the air fryer and pressure cooker to the rescue! JL will show you simple ways to add flavor and texture to plant-based foods that cook up in minutes! Generous samples will be provided.

*12 noon – 2:30 pm

*4903 Love Rd.
* Cost: $12 for everyone

* Paid reservations are due Friday, May 5. Limited to 16 participants.

To reserve and pay with PayPal or a credit card go to www.vsep.org and click on Events – Pay Online. After you complete the payment, please e-mail the names of those attending toVSoEP@aol.com. We need to have all the names of our guests as well as who the students and children are.

 

Saturday, May 13, 2017 – Cooking Class @  The Light Center, 810 Gato Rd

Learn secrets of Yogic Nutrition to overcome chronic conditions through whole plant based foods. This class will be taught by Wellness Guru, Ph.D., a educator, researcher, and activist. Learn more at wonderwellness.org. Lunch and drinks provided.

*11 am – 2:30 pm
* Cost: $15 for everyone

* Paid reservations are due Wednesday, May 10. Limited to 50 participants.

To reserve and pay with PayPal or a credit card go to www.vsep.org and click on Events – Pay Online. After you complete the payment, please e-mail the names of those attending toVSoEP@aol.com. We need to have all the names of our guests as well as who the students and children are.