Monday, August 10, 2015

August 11, 2015 6-8 p.m. at Cafe Bold in West Reading for a poetry open mic

Join Berks Bards at Cafe Bold for an After Hours Open Mic Poetry Reading with Hostess Bee HiveQueen.

Bring your poems.

Bring your friends.

Bring your friend's poems.

Cafe Bold offers their full drink and menu options so bring your appetite as well.

See you there!

This free event is sponsored in part by the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts administered locally by the Berks Arts Council.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Sunday, Aug. 9th 2015 at 4:45 p.m. at First Energy Stadium to read the winning entries for the Baseball Poetry Contest

Please join Berks Bards at the ball field on Sunday, August 9th in the plaza at First Energy Stadium, 4:45 p.m. when the winners of the Fightin' Phils and Berks Bards Baseball Poetry Contest will be reading their winning entries prior to the game, which begins at 5:05 p.m.

This year's winners are:

First Place: Bottom of the 10th by Le Hinton

Second Place: Another Day at the Park by Christine Ross

Third Place: Getting it Right by Ed Romond

Children 18 years old or younger in attendance are eligible to enter a drawing at the Berks Bards table.

The entry "fee" for children is to write a poem.

The drawing prizes are baseballs autographed by winners of past and current Baseball Poetry Contests.

The winning entries in the children's poetry drawing will be selected during the Seventh Inning Stretch.

Please plan to revisit the Berks Bards table at that time to see who won.