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Amesbury City Hall, 62 Friend Street, Amesbury, MA 01913

Poetry Month - April 2019

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All events are in Amesbury, MA and are free and open to the pubic

 

POETRY TRIVIA NIGHT
Thursday, April 4, 7:00 PM
BareWolf Brewing, 12 Oakland Street

This popular event will quiz participants on all things poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month.

 

CELEBRATING THE POETRY OF STEPHEN R. WAGNER, AMESBURY POET LAUREATE
Thursday, April 11, 7:00 PM
Amesbury Senior Center, 68 Elm Street

In honor of Amesbury's Poet Laureate, members of the community will read his poems about Amesbury. Also, local poets will read selections from his three collections: Time Sheets I, II, III.

 

VERSES TO VICTUALS

Wednesday, April 17, 7:00 PM 

Amesbury Senior Center, 68 Elm Street

Everyone has a relationship with food from enjoyment, to addiction, to avoidance, and to need. This night's poetry will be about food and benefit Our Neighbor's Table. Bring canned food to donate.

AMESBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY POETRY SERIES

Tuesday, April 30, 6:00 PM

Amesbury Public Library, 149 Main Street

By request, poet David Davis returns to the Amesbury Public Library with poetry that is both witty and profound. Followed by an open mic.

 

POETRY STORYWALK 

During the Month of April

An illustrated story in verse will be installed along the Riverwalk for the month of April. The story is "Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph," which should appeal to all ages.

Youth Poetry Contests

Whittier Home 

3rd annual poetry contest "Gathering of Verses" is for Amesbury High School students. Up to three poems may be submitted from through the deadline of April 30th.

Amesbury Public Library

"17th Annual Poetry Contest Grades K-5" during the month of April. Contest runs from April 1 through April 30th.