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This is Paula with the KBOO Community Calendar for Tuesday, January 12th 2010

Tonight at 7 pm is the Open Poetry Reading in the Gallery at Walters Cultural Arts Center 527 E Main Street Hillsboro, OR 97124.


Poets and lovers of poetry alike will enjoy these evenings of readings in the gallery. Readers and listeners are welcome to enjoy works by established or yet to be discovered talent. A sign-up sheet is available, so please arrive early.


For more information on these or other events, visit: http://www.ci.hillsboro.or.us/Arts/WCAC/Events.aspx


Tomorrow Wednesday, January 13th at 7 pm is The Milwaukie Poetry Series, located at Ledding Library Pond House – 2215 SE Harrison Street, Milwaukie.


This series of readings takes place on the 2nd Wednesday of every month by local, established poets. This month’s guest poet will be Kathleen Halme.


For more information, contact Tom Hogan, Series Coordinator at (503) 819-8367.



Also tomorrow at 7 pm, there will be three (3) William Stafford Birthday Celebration readings.


There will be readings at:


Vancouver - Barnes & Noble
Contact: Shawn Sorensen
Location: 7700 NE Fourth Plain Boulevard, Vancouver WA (Get Map)
Hosted by:
Shawn Sorensen. Featuring Rosemary Lombard, Bill Siverly, and FWS Board Member Scot Siegel. Including audio recordings of William Stafford and a roundtable discussion. Fun activities, free treats, and coffee.

Beaverton - City Library
Stacy Erickson or Barbara Murray
Location: 12375 SW 5th Street, Beaverton, Oregon 97005 (Get Map)
Hosted by:
Hosted by Stacy Erickson and Barbara Murray. Featuring FWS Emeritus Board Member Sue Einowski. William Stafford's poetry is much loved by high school teachers for its accessibility to students and its inspiration prompting us to see the world with fresh eyes. Two high school teachers share ideas for how to use Stafford's poetry with students in new ways. A social studies teacher combines poetry with google trips to teach about the Tillamook burn, Celilo falls, nuclear testing, and a variety of other regional, historic, and ecologically important places and events. An English teacher shares using Stafford's poetry to teach the themes of coming of age and the cycle of redemption through one poem a week for an entire term. Guests themselves will read and write during the workshop as well. For more information, contact the library at 503 644-2197 or visit the website at www.beavertonlibrary.org.


Lake Oswego - Hemlock Room, Villa Maria Hall - Marylhurst University
English Literature and Writing Department at 503-699-8141, ext. 4420.
Location: 17425 Holy Names Dr., Lake Oswego, OR 97036 (Get Map)
Sponsored by:
The Marylhurst University Writers Club
Hosted by:
Co-Presidents Lorian Gray and Beth Sample. Featuring FWS Board Member Leah Stenson.




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