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|Animal Place Barnyard Book Signing and Tour|
|Date||Saturday May 31|
|Time||12:00 PM - 3:00 PM|
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|Animal Place in Vacaville. Directions will be given upon registration.|
|info [at] animalplace.org|
Join Animal Place for a farm tour and book signing with authors Mark Hawthorne, Erin Williams and Margo DeMello. Animal Place is a 60-acre sanctuary for farmed animals.
Price: $10 for the tour, books available for purchase (or bring your own!) All proceeds benefit the sanctuary.
To sign up: http://www.animalplace.org/1newweb/booksigning.html
Striking at the Roots cover Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism, by Mark Hawthorne, is an easy-to-use toolkit for both novice and experienced animal activists. Learn more at http://www.strikingattheroots.com.
Why Animals Matter: The Case for Animal Protection, by Erin Williams and Margo DeMello, provides insight on the way humans treat animals. Learn more at http://www.whyanimalsmatter.com.
About the Authors:
Mark Hawthorne is a long-time Animal Place volunteer and activist. He has written for Satya and is a contributing writer for VegNews. He assists shelters with placing needy rabbits into loving homes.
Margo DeMello is a writer and renowned expert on rabbit behavior. She was director for the House Rabbit Society and currently volunteers for several nonprofits. She helped Animal Place by taking in a disabled rabbit, Clover.
Erin Williams has been active in the animal protection movement for over a dozen years. She currently works for the Humane Society of the United States on their Factory Farming Campaign.