Multigenerational Poetry Slam

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Saturday, May 7th, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Main Library)

Join us in the Library’s garden plaza for an afternoon of entertainment and inspiration from local poets of all ages, presenting original poetry based on themes from In the Time of the Butterflies. Sign up to present your poetry at this special event— bring up to four original poems to participate in the competitively judged event where everyone will be celebrated as a winner. The top three participants will be awarded a cash prize of $75, $50, and $25, respectively.  Contact or 510-881-7700 for more information or to register.


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Multigenerational Poetry Slam

Saturday, May 7, 1-5pm

Attend a workshop to get help preparing your poem.
Saturday, Mar 19 @ 1:00-3:30pm
Saturday, April 9 @ 1:00-3:30pm
Saturday, April 16 @ 1:00-3:30pm
Main Library
Registration is required. Call 510-881-7700.

What is The Big Read?

The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts. Its goal is to revive the love of reading for fun and enjoyment across America. The community of Hayward is honored to be a Big Read participant in April 2011. Learn more.

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