Ongoing Events

Farmed Animals Committee

The Farmed Animals Committee works on behalf of farmed animals and the environment by promoting veganism. We table at festivals/expos in Madison, started a Vegan Mentor Program, and have other projects in the works.

Contact Sara ( for the location of the next meeting.

Animals in Research

The Animals in Research Committee fights animal experiments at Covance and UW through educational events, protesting, and legal action. The Alliance is happy to announce Aaron Yarmel as the new Animals in Research committee leader. If you would like to join this committee please Contact Aaron ( for more information.

Companion Animals Group

The Companion Animals group has hosted speakers, worked with Pilots for Paws, drafted legislation for a chaining ordinance, and protested puppy mills and dog auctions. We are currently looking for a committee leader. Contact if you're interested.

Animals in Entertainment Group

The Animals in Entertainment Group got the elephants out of Vilas Zoo in 1999, and just recently, the same group helped pass the 2020 Dane County Elephant Ban. We're gearing up for another season of circus leafletting, and looking to spread our efforts across Wisconsin. We are currently looking for a committee leader. Contact if you're interested.

Wildlife Group

The Wildlife Group has posted no hunting signs, worked with the Companion Animal Group on opposing trapping, and has been a dedicated team of goose egg oilers. Right now, we're working to expand our efforts on the wolf hunt. The Alliance is happy to announce Melissa Smith as the new Wildlife committee leader. If you would like to join this committee please Contact Melisaa ( for more information.


Madison Vegan Drinks (a project of the Alliance)

Madison Vegetarian Meetup

Madison Veggie Families

Milwaukee Vegan Meetup

These meetups invite you to meet and socialize with other vegetarians and vegans in the Madison and Milwaukee areas.

Each event is well organized, friendly, welcoming, and some include delicious vegan food. This is a great place to come either alone or with your family or friends, to social with like-minds and learn more about a vegan lifestyle.

You will be sure to meet some great people!

Madison Summer Farmers' Market

The Alliance has a table at the Capitol Farmers' Market each Saturday morning in the summer. Stop by!


Alliance for Animals and the Environment Board Meetings

Evening meeting falling in the first week of each month
6:30 PM
Various locations

These are our monthly Board of Director's meetings which are also open to members. Please contact Sara if you would like to attend and we will provide you with exact date and location.

Monthly Animals for Animals Kids Meeting

Lakeview Library Meeting Room

Meetings of our Alliance for Animals Kids group led by our youth ambassador Miles. For more information contact Miles.

Shrine Circus Protest at Alliant Energy Center

Saturday, February 18th
Coliseum at Alliant Energy Center

Come and join us as we protest the Zor Shrine Circus. We will meet at the Sheridan Hotel at 12:45 pm and will walk to the Alliant Energy Center together. Let us be the voices for those who cannot speak! We will have some signs but make your own if you can! Please contact Lynn if you have questions or need more information.

Vegan Crafting Workshop

Saturday, February 25th
Home on the East Side of Madison

More information on the event can be found on the facebook page. Register for the event here.

Wolf Talk with Melissa Smith

Saturday, March 11th
Pinney Library Branch, 204 Cottage Grove Road, Madison, WI

Wisconsin wolves are in danger from agricultural and hunting interests. This meeting will be an opportunity to learn about wolves and what we can do to save them. Melissa Smith, Endangered Species Coalition, will be interviewed by Miles who is the youth ambassador for the Alliance for Animals. Melissa will answer some introductory questions and take questions from the audience. The Q&A and interview will be filmed for Animal Time, a public access TV show about animals that airs on WYOU.

Alliance for Animals Annual Meeting

Thursday, March 30th
Alicia Ashman Library, 733 N High Point Rd Madison, WI

Mad City Vegan Fest 2017

Saturday, June 17th
All Day
Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall

Vegan Chili Cook-off

Saturday, November 4th
Madison Masonic Center