Poetry in the Park 2016

Friday July 15 at the Rochester Municipal Park

Rochester Poets’ Society presents this year’s event on Friday, July 15, at 6:00 p.m. at the Kiwanis Pavilion in the Rochester Municipal Park. Stop by for a few minutes or bring a lawn chair for a comfortable evening—event runs until dusk. Open mic will be available—time permitting—after the scheduled poets read.

Rochester Poets' Society at the 2014 Poetry in the Park - photo by Michael Dwyer

Rochester Poets’ Society at the 2014 Poetry in the Park – photo by Michael Dwyer

Poets Reading this Year

  • James Ahearn, Rochester
  • Bea Catherino, Rochester Hills
  • Susan Lang, Shelby Township
  • Nancy Stevens, Oakland Township
  • John Telford, St. Clair Shores
  • Allie Louise Shermatero, Rochester Hills
  • Polly Opsahl, Rochester Hills
  • John Walters

Rochester Poets

The group meets to improve their writing and to create a greater awareness in the community of the Art of Poetry. They do this with public readings in the Rochester Community, the Hermitage Gallery on Main Street, the Library, and Poetry in the Park.

Rochester Poets meets on the third Thursday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library in the Second Floor Conference Room.

Join Rochester Poets’ Society

Contact founder, Nancy Stevens, by email at writings80@yahoo.com

Emcee for Poetry in the Park 2016

Michael Dwyer of Rochester Media, The Community Edge, and Rochester Writers will be announcing the poets on Friday evening. The reading is free and open to the public with nearby free parking; however, to continue to bring events to the community, donations are always accepted.

About Michael Dwyer

Michael Dwyer is a freelance content provider. Michael writes about happenings in the Rochester area, travels across Michigan and destinations around the world. Contact him at michael@rochestermedia.com.

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