Sat, Sep 18|
Vegan Community's Autumn Plantluck
The Vegan Comm’s autumn plantluck will be held on Saturday, September 18, from 4:30 to 8 pm at the Sugar Bottom Day Use Area, Coralville Lake, 2192 Mehaffey Bridge Rd NE, Solon.
Time & Location
Sep 18, 2021, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Solon, 2192 Mehaffey Bridge Rd NE, Solon, IA 52333, USA
About the Event
The Veg Comm’s autumn plantluck will be held on Saturday, September 18, from 4:30 to 8 pm at the Sugar Bottom Day Use Area, Coralville Lake, 2192 Mehaffey Bridge Rd NE, Solon. (See the directions and map link below; Veg Comm signs will provide guidance). The shelter, #39, is located in a pleasant, shady area with a fire pit patio close by.
There will likely be folks sitting around it to enjoy vegan S’mores for dessert! The shelter has been reserved for the entire day, so you’re welcome to come as early as you would like to enjoy the site’s amenities. Ample parking located nearby. See driving directions below. The social hour will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by the plantluck at 5:30, S’mores at 6:30 or 7. For the plantluck, please bring: - A vegan dish that provides 8-10 servings. Bring hot foods in a crockpot or other similar appliance, if possible. Gluten-free options are appreciated. (If you are new to veganism, the term ‘vegan’ means no animal flesh or fat, dairy, eggs, or honey.) - Recipes for the dishes you prepare so that others can prepare them, if they would like to do so. - Please plan to bring a $5 donation, if possible, to assist with defraying the cost of the shelter rental fee and other VCEI expenses. - A lawn chair or blanket, lawn games, etc., if desired. We respectfully request that all participants assist with cleanup before leaving our events. We will be observing the following the CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines: - Please stay home if you have symptoms of COVID-19 (fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, etc.), are waiting for COVID-19 test results, have been diagnosed with COVID-19, if or may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. - For everyone’s safety, we prefer attendees be vaccinated (except for children). Maintain some distance from people who do not live in your household. Wearing masks is most important when social distancing is difficult. Please refrain from physical contact such as handshakes and hugs with people not from your household. - Unvaccinated adults and children should wear a mask except when eating and observe social distancing (6’). - Bring supplies to help you and others stay healthy—for example: masks, hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol content, and your own drinking water. - We will be collecting attendee information (name, phone number, email address) to facilitate COVID contact tracing, if needed at a later date. - A handwashing station will be located at the beginning of the buffet line (a spigot-type water container, liquid soap, and paper towels); use of a hand sanitizer is also an option. Please be attentive to hand cleanliness before eating and when touching common surfaces. If you would like to come but transportation is a challenge for you, let me know. It is likely one of our participants lives nearby and will be happy to pick you up and take you home. If you make a reservation but find you will be unable to attend, please change your reservation to "Not Going." Questions? Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (319) 337-3030. Driving instructions: Directions (watch for the “Veg Comm” signs): From Interstate 380 (North Liberty): Take Exit 4 towards North Liberty. Travel east on West Penn St. for 2.2 miles. At the roundabout, turn left onto Mehaffey Bridge Road NE (F28). Continue traveling on Mehaffey Bridge Rd. NE for 2.9 miles. After crossing the Mehaffey Bridge, take a right-hand turn onto the Sugar Bottom Campground Access Rd.; continue for 1.1 miles. The entrance to the Sugar Bottom Day Use Area will be on the left. From Highway 1 (Solon): Turn west onto 180th St. NE/E 5th St. and drive 2.2 miles; the road will then become Mehaffey Bridge Rd. NE. Continue traveling on Mehaffey Bridge Rd. NE for 2.4 miles. Just before the Mehaffey Bridge, take a left-hand turn onto the Sugar Bottom Campground Access Rd.; continue for 1.1 miles. The entrance will be on the left.