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Saturday, September 28, 2013
10:00am until 3:00pm in CDT
On Saturday, September 28, the world–wide movement, 100 Thousand Poets for Change, returns to Sheboygan for its third year. All over the world on that day, poets, musicians, and artists will gather to present work that calls for a more peaceful and sustainable world. To learn more about events around the U.S. and the globe, check out 100TPC.org. No matter where you live, I guarantee there is an event near you!
Right here in Sheboygan, the festivities take place at Mead Public Library on the Library Terrace (or indoors if it rains) from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and include:
Making a “Stacked Book Poem” using books found in the library 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Katie Dahl, singer-songwriter from Door County, 10:30 a.m.
Fleck’s Curbside Grill will be on hand for hungry poetry lovers, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
District One, break dancers from North High School, 11:15 a.m.
Slam Poetry teams from area high schools, 11:30 a.m.
Alan Mock, blues guitarist, 12:15 p.m.
Featured poet, Max Garland, Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate, 1:00 p.m.
Open mic reading, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
For the open mic, all members of the community are invited to bring a poem or song (either their own or a favorite piece by someone else) to share.
This event is supported by Mead Public Library’s Everhard-Forrer Fund and the Friends of Mead Library, The Great Lakes Writers Festival, and Stoneboat literary journal. For more information contact the library at 920-459-3400 x 3424.