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Posted May 9, 2012

May 9th - Artists for Ancient Forests - A Silent Auction Benefit for the AFA!

May 7, 2012

Wednesday, May 9th from 7 to 9pm
St. James Community Square, 3214 W 10th Ave (at Trutch Street) in Kitsilano
Facebook event page:!/events/365776090134820/

• By donation (suggested $10 regular, $5 students)

Come out and support the Ancient Forest Alliance ( at our upcoming silent auction fundraiser!

View and bid on artwork donated by BC artists (see featured artists below), embark on our slideshow journey through BC’s ancient forests, and try some local drinks from BC wineries and breweries, and hobnob with local tree-huggers!

Proceeds raised during this evening will go to support the Ancient Forest Alliance’s work to protect BC’s endangered old-growth forests and forestry jobs. See some of our recent media coverage and photogalleries at:

Silent Auction 7:00-8:45pm
Starting at 7pm, view and bid on a selection of artwork from BC artists—see below for a list of featured artists.

Slideshow 7:30-8pm—‘A Journey through the Landscapes, Ecology and Politics of BC’s Ancient Forests’ by Ken Wu & TJ Watt

Wrap-up 8:45-9:00pm
Bidding will close at 8:45pm and winning bidders will be announced.

Including artwork donated by:

Mark Hobson:
Anne Hansen:
TJ Watt:
Ingrid Koivukangas:
Monica Carpendale:
Karen Cooper:
Briony Penn:
Andrew Anderson (Absorb):
Alicia LaRue:
Troy Moth:
Adam Huggins:
Leejay Levene:
Patty Dowler
Margaret Jones
Diego Emilio
Nicky Morgan
Juli Nelson
& more!

BC wine and beer, and appetizers donated by:

Kermode Wild Berry Wines:
Blue Heron Fruit Winery:
and more!

Appetizers donated by:
La Baguette & l’Echalote:

We hope you will join us to celebrate past achievements and help us continue our important work!

Facebook Event Page:!/events/365776090134820/

To RSVP, please contact

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