An EVEning with Elephants on November 2, 2019 5-7:30pm

Join us for An EVEning with Elephants on November 2, 2019 5-7:30pm to learn about the endangered Asian elephant, and people who live alongside them!

This event will feature:

  • 1-hour documentary film, Elephant Island, about Asian elephants, produced by the BBC.
  • Interactive Q & A with research scientist Dr. Shermin de Silva.Dr. Shermin de Silva is the director of the Udawalawe Elephant Research Project, a unique long-term research project based in Sri Lanka, and also the founder of Trunks & Leaves Inc., a conservation nonprofit dedicated to this species and its habitat.
  • Bharatanatyam performance, "Tale of the Tuskers," choreographed and performed by Sukanya Kumar. Sukanya Kumar, disciple of Smt. Priyadarsini Govind, is a local classical dancer. She has trained earlier under the Gurus of Sri Rajarajeswari Bharatanatya Kala Mandir, Mumbai.
  • Silent auction featuring fine art photography, paintings, and gift certificates with a total value of over $1500. All proceeds from the event will benefit field programs focused on supporting communities in Sri Lanka that live with elephants.

Hosted by Trunks & Leaves Inc. and EVE Encinitas, a fabulous family-friendly vegan dining establishment where kids eat free! Enjoy healthy, delicious food and drinks while contributing to a cause.*

Ticket prices:

$10 - Single early-bird admission, available until September 30th

$12 - Single general admission, on sale October 1st - November 1st.

$15 - Single admission day of event only.

$40 - Set of 4 tickets

Event is FREE for kids 12 and under.

For trailer and more information about Trunks & Leaves, visit

*Ticket does not include food or beverages.

Date and Time

Sat, November 2, 2019

5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT

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575 South Coast Highway 101

Encinitas, CA 92024

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