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Calendar of Activities

 

October 2013

Oct. 10:  Poetry Reading with Kyle Dargan, 4:00p.m. in Transitions at Warren Hall; free and open to the public.

September 2013

Sept. 26:  Poetry Reading with Camille Dungy, 4:00p.m. Taylor Hall, Room 405; free and open to the public.

August 2013

August 5-9:  9th Annual Children's Poetry Camp "Words In Motion."  Poetry Camp will be held August 5-9 from 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m. for rising 3rd to rising 8th graders in JMU's Madison Union; $75 registration fee includes lunch and snacks; scholarships are available. 

July 2013

July 14-August 3:  "Don't Deny My Voice:  reading and Teaching African American Poetry."  A three-week summer institute for college and university teachers; Univesity of Kansas.

July 8:  Registration closes for the 9th Annual Children's Poetry Camp "Words In Motion." 

June 2013

June 8:  WVPT Kids' Book Festival at the Rockingham Fair Grounds from 11:00a.m.-3:00p.m.; free and open to the public. 

May 2013

April 2013

April 8:  Registration starts for the 9th Annual Children's Poetry Camp "Words In Motion."  Poetry Camp will be held August 5-9 from 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m. for rising 3rd to rising 8th graders in JMU's Memorial Hall; $75 registration fee includes lunch and snacks; scholarships are available.

April 16:  Poetry Performance by Holly Bass, 4:00p.m. in the Earlynn J. Miller Dance Theatre at the Forbes Performing Arts Center; free and open to the public.

April 23:  Poet Tree Reading at the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 4:00p.m.; free and open to the public.

April 27:  "Furiously Fun Salsa Party," FFPC Advisory Board fundraiser held at the House of Oak and Sofas, 8:00p.m.-11:00p.m.; advance tickets $40/at door $50.

March 2013

February 2013

Feb. 21:  Poetry Reading with Jericho Brown, 4:00p.m. in Transitions at Warren Hall; free and open to the public.

January 2013

December 2012

November 2012

October 2012

Oct. 16:  "Sheer Good Fortune:  Celebrating Toni Morrison", at 7:00p.m. in Virginia Tech's Burruss Auditorium, Blacksburg, VA.