Centre Branch POP-UP POETRY WORKSHOP: â€œLOOK DEEPER: POETRY ACTIVISMâ€? Thursday, March 5 4-5 p.m.
In partnership with Fenix Youth Project Inc. and the Salisbury Youth Poet Laureate program. Learn about poetry and spoken word techniques in an open, supportive environment. Participants will write and/ or receive constructive feedback on poems related to social justice on the themes of health, food, education, and conflict. Teens.
LEARN ABOUT VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND CAREERS Saturday, March 7 10:30 a.m.-Noon
A presentation and discussion on the importance of trade jobs. Currently there is a shortage of vocational workers prompted by the notion that a college degree. Teens.
KIDS CRAFT: CANVAS PAINT Saturday, March 14 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Be an artist! Join us as we make amazing, multicolored paintings! Discover new and simple ways to do various designs, all mess-free! Children.
GROW IT, EAT IT Tuesdays | March 10, 24, 31 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The Grow It, Eat It program provides information on growing your own vegetables from the very beginner to the experienced gardener that still has questions. Learn about soil health and why it is so important for a healthy garden, what to add to your soil to make it better, and how to make and use compost. Discover the right time to plant seeds and transplants and how to care for them. Learn about companion plants and plants for pollinators. Discover the many ways to harvest and preserve the vegetables in order to enjoy them after the summer has passed. In partnership with the University of Maryland Extension Office. Adults. 8
Centre Branch Mon. - Fri. Sat. Sun.
10 a.m.-9 p.m. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
SALISBURY POETRY WEEK
Salisbury Poetry Week Writing Workshops with Salisbury Poet-in-Residence, author, editor, and William Patterson University Professor, Christopher Salerno. SATURDAY, APRIL 4 | CENTRE BRANCH IMAGE, METAPHOR AND MEMORY 10:30 a.m.-Noon
This writing workshop will consider how imagery and metaphor helps bring art to our memories so that they can be developed into moving and dynamic poems. Ages 60+:
LYRIC POETRY AND EPIPHANY 1:30-3 p.m.
This writing workshop will explore the Lyric Poem, highlighting its ability to push us as writers toward epiphany: an illuminating discovery or realization. Adults. Both workshops are free and open to the public due to generous grants from MD Humanities and The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore as well as support from Eastern Shore Writers Association and the Maryland Writers Association. Limited spaces available. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Center Branch to register: 410-546-5397 Christopher Salerno is the author of four books of poems and the editor of Saturnalia Books. His most recent collection is Sun & Urn, selected by Thomas Lux for the Georgia Poetry Prize and published by University of Georgia Press in 2017. Previous books include ATM, (Georgetown Review Poetry Prize 2014), Minimum Heroic (Mississippi Review Poetry Prize 2010), and Whirligig (2006). He is a recipient of the Laurel Review Midwest Chapbook Prize, the Prairie Schooner Glenna Luschei Award, and a New Jersey State Council on the Arts fellowship. His poems have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, American Poetry Review, New England Review, The Academy of American Poets series, New Republic, Guernica, Gulf Coast, Fence,Boston Review, Jubilat, Los Angeles Review, and elsewhere. He is an Associate Professor of English at William Paterson University in New Jersey where he teaches in the undergraduate and MFA writing programs.