April is National Poetry Month!

Farmville is celebrating National Poetry Month!  Join the FCAC and the Farmville Public Library throughout the month for fun and informative opportunities to embrace your poetic side!

April 3, Tuesday, 6:30pm—Farmville Mayor proclaims that Farmville will participate in the month-long celebration of poetry; Town Hall

April 15, Sunday, 2pm-4pm—Take a Poetry WalkAbout with Sheila Turnage and Lori Drake—rain or shine; wear comfortable shoes; family-friendly. You will come away with a poem or two of your own.  Farmville Public Library

April 16, Monday, 6:30pm—An Evening of Poetry: Featuring Poets Malaika King Albrecht (Pamlico Poet Laureate) and Gabrielle Brant Freeman (professor at ECU). Farmville Public Library

April 17, Tuesday, 5pm-7:30pm—Farmville’s Agri-Cultural Market will include a PoeTree planting and the reading of Joyce Kilmer’s famous poem, “Trees”.  DeVisconti Gardens (behind the GlasStation on Wilson Street)

April 26, Thursday, All Day—it’s POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY!  Carry a poem in your pocket and share it with others. FCAC and the FPL will be sharing poems at the Farmville Dogwood Festival on Main Street and at School-A-Palooza.

If you need to find a poem or ways to celebrate poetry, check out www.poets.org