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