Atwood fundraiser for bird observatory set - petsitterbank

Atwood fundraiser for bird observatory set

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Renowned author Margaret Atwood is set to host her annual fundraising dinner for the Pelee Island Bird Observatory.

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the 11th Annual dinner will be held at Beach Grove Golf and Country Club May 4 at 7 pm

This year’s guest author is poet Lorna Crozier, from Victoria, BC Crozier has authored 15 books including Small Mechanics, The Wrong Cat and God of Shadows. Crozier will read from her latest works.

The guest birder for the evening is David Lindo, known as the Urban Birder. Lindo, an author and naturalist from the Extremadura region of Spain, will give a presentation that evening.

Former CBC journalist Paul Vasey will serve as MC with an introduction by Atwood and a live auction. There will also be book signings with books provided by Biblioasis.

This event is the only local fundraiser for PIBO, which Atwood and her late partner Graeme Gibson helped found almost 20 years ago.

Tickets are $125 each. To purchase tickets, see the Eventbrite link:

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