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Special Events

 March 2024! 

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March 16:



also March 16:


March 19:

6:30-8:30 PM ON ZOOM.  Louise Moises will present a free workshop, “How to Make Your Spoken Poetry Zing.”  Louise has formal education in Theatre Arts with a specialty in Oral Presentation of Literary Works and has honed her craft over the years, winning prizes for her written poetry and acclaim for her spoken word at many venues. Bring a short piece of poetry to the Zoom session of 12-24 lines. Louise will offer you both general techniques to make your poetry shine and gentle guidance on an individual basis.  For the ZOOM link, go to the website and click on the calendar’s March 19 box where you see the workshop listed.  Zoom room will be open 10 minutes in advance.  If you need assistance call the Library at 707-746-4343.


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March 24:


March 29: Deadline for Solano County Fair

If you would like to perform your poetry at the SOLANO COUNTY FAIR in June, go to Applications must be received by MARCH 29.





March 30:


March 30, 2pm at the Benicia Public Library:
A reading for Love's Meditation, the new collection by local poets
Mary Eichbauer, Johanne Ely, Laurie Hailey and Deborah Bachels Schmidt.
Sponsored by Benicia Literary Arts


ALSO March 30: