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Event Archive - THE NIGHT BEFORE THE PGI --- Enjoy food, fun, and folk music, while supporting literacy in your community!: Valdy, Clover Point Drifters, and Poetry by PLV's adult learners

Tue. June 6th 2006 @  The Sticky Wicket (Strathcona Hotel) 919 Douglas Street (No Minors)
7 PM - 11 PM
Tickets at: Project Literacy Victoria, 930A Yates St. (250) 381-3755
Presented by: ProjectLiteracy Victoria
Fact: More than 4 in 10 adults in Canada can't read or write well enough to manage the complexities of modern life.

Project Literacy Victoria (PLV) offers free assistance with basic reading, writing, math, and essential skills for adults, and provides training and access to computers.Proceeds from the Night Before the PGI benefit PLV.

This fun event includes appetizers, and features Valdy, The Clover Point Drifters, and poetry by PLV's adult learners.

The Night Before launches the 18th Annual PGI Golf Tournament for Literacy, Founded by Peter Gzowski.


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Valdy (Folk Singer Songwriter)

"I've been lucky," Valdy suggests, (born Paul Valdemar Horsdal in September of 1945 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, an inner city kid, mother Lillian, social worker / psychiatric nurse whtaught family planning to Quebecers as a volunteer advocate, and Paul Horsdal, portrait photographer/outdoorsman who became a mentor to many of Canada's photographers,... more info

Clover Point Drifters (Bluegrass)

Bluegrass band from Victoria, BC, Canada. Their repertoire consists primarily of traditional bluegrass songs, with a sprinkling of country, folk blues and pop tunes served up in bluegrass style. Their songs feature close heartfelt duet and trio harmonies, backed by strong banjo, mandolin and dobro instrumentals. more info
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