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POSTPONED – Mankato – Poetry in the Parks

October 1, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT

Poetry in the Parks

What does nature mean to you? Students in grades 5-8 are invited to join Minnesota’s Poet Laureate Gwen Westerman and fellow poet Michael Torres* for a daylong writing workshop at Minnesota State Parks. Alongside the poets, students will explore the beauty of nature and write their own poems. Students will receive instruction and encouragement to write in their home languages as well as English.

Each workshop will run from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and has space for 20 students in grades 5 – 8 (academic year 2022-23). Pens and notebooks will be provided, and students will be given prompts in advance. Refreshments will include morning and afternoon snacks and lunch.

Bus transportation will be provided from Blue Earth County Library to Minneopa State Park.

*At select locations


October 1, 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
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Blue Earth County Library
100 East Main Street
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
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