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Planned Parenthood Literary Fundraiser

August 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0

$15 – $50

Join us on Sunday, August 27th, from 4:00–6:00 for our Read & Rights Literary Fundraiser, benefiting Planned Parenthood Mar Monte. This special event at Bookshop Santa Cruz will feature a silent auction, a scene from The Handmaid’s Tale performed by Jewel Theatre Company, a vintage feminist literature collection, and activity centers to write postcards with Santa Cruz Indivisible, make summertime “pussy hats,” and write a personal thank you to Planned Parenthood.

Ticketed portion: Make a donation (below or at the event) to Planned Parenthood Mar Monte and gain exclusive access to our Literary Refreshment Lounge. Four author-bartenders—Jonathan Franzen, Laurie R. King, Karen Joy Fowler, and Elizabeth McKenzie—will be serving up the beverages! Each ticket can be exchanged at the event for a wristband which will grant you in-and-out access and one drink in the Literary Lounge. Additional beverages may be purchased for $5 each. Light snacks will be provided by Chocolate restaurant. If you would like to secure access for multiple people, please make a donation for each person at a $15 minimum.

100% of all donations benefit Planned Parenthood of Santa Cruz and Watsonville. In order to make this event economically accessible to as many people as possible, tickets are available on a $15–$50 sliding scale. Please note: All are welcome to attend this event—only the Literary Refreshment Lounge requires a ticket.

Very special thanks to George Ow and Gail Michealis-Ow and their generous donation matching grant. And thank you to our event cosponsors: Good Times and Chocolate.


August 27, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0
$15 – $50
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Bookshop Santa Cruz
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Bookshop Santa Cruz
1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95060 United States
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