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

 

Artist: Randy Walters
Date:   Thursday March 8th,  2018
Time:   6:00 PM – 7:30 PM                                                                                                          Where: The DeVisconti Event Center, 3732-A West Wilson Street 

Randy Walters, owner of Farmville Furniture Company, will be the AOM for March. Randy has been interested in art since childhood and has been painting as long as he can remember. He has an art education degree from ECU and taught art in the Nash County Public School System (Southern Nash High School). He paints in oils and acrylics, primarily in an impressionistic manner. Some years ago, the Greenville Museum of Art hosted a one-man show of his work.

His work will be on display from March 8-28 at the DeVisconti Event Center on Wilson Street. FCAC is honored to partner with the DeVisconti Event Center in this endeavor and opportunity to explore additional spaces for display of artwork in Farmville.

Event: Reunion Jam N Farmville
Date:   Sunday March 25th,  2018
Time:   3:00 PM – 7:00 PM                                                                                                          Where: The Paramount Theatre 

Calling all musicians! The FCAC will be hosting a Reunion Jam N Farmville on Sunday, March 25 from 3-7pm at the FCAC! Family friendly, this event is your chance to play with friends, old and new, at the Paramount Theatre. Not a musician? That’s OK, too! We need you in the audience! Free admission, yet donations to the FCAC will be accepted. For more information, send us an email at info@farmvillearts.org., and visit our Facebook page.