Veggie Bite Meetup: Vegan Health Mythbuster – 7pm, Wednesday, February 24, 2010, Veggie Bite, 1300 N. Milwaukee.
Join special health and fitness guests as they address questions and concerns about vegan health. Have a skeptical family member or friend? You know, the “are you sure that’s healthy?”, “what about protein?” people in your life. Bring them along. Come prepared with questions or e-mail them in advance to veggiebitemeetup[at]gmail.com
Spotlight Humane’s 5th Annual Gala – 7pm, Saturday, February 27, 2010, Hotel Sofitel Water Tower, 20 E. Chestnut St.
A Humane Society gala hosted by Jorja Fox featuring food, drinks, music, auctions and more. Tickets are $150 and cocktail attire is recommended. All proceeds benefit End Dog Fighting in Chicago. For tickets and/or more info. go here.
FREE Peaceable Kingdom Film Screening – 7:15pm, Saturday, February 27, 2010, Chicago Cultural Center – Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E. Washington St.
Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home is a 78-minute documentary film which chronicles the experiences of several individuals raised in traditional farming culture who have come to question their way of life.
The film will be followed by a Q&A session with film subject Harold Brown and the filmmakers, Jenny Stein and James LaVeck. An informal reception will follow.