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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 9:00AM

Poet Laureate Opens Board of Supervisors Meeting
Every quarter, the Poet Laureate will open the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Meeting with a poem. Board meetings begin at 9:00am, and are open to the public. You are welcome to stay for all or any portion of the meeting.

Location: Board Chambers (1st Floor), 400 County Center in downtown Redwood City.

Saturday-Sunday, October 21-22, 2017 from 1:00PM – 6:00PM

10th Annual Beat Museum Poetry Festival
San Mateo County Poet Laureate Lisa Rosenberg is one of numerous Bay Area and international poets, musicians, and performance artists participating in this annual celebration. Lisa will read in the closing hour, approximately 5:00PM, on Sunday. The festival is free and open to the public

Location: The Beat Museum

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7:00PM

Poetry Night
Come to the library and share a favorite poem, one you have written yourself, or to simply listen to what others want to share. Hosted by Belmont Poet Laureate Tanu Wakefield.

Location: Belmont Library

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 7:00PM

Spoken Art Reading and Reception
Join us for a celebration of poetry and fine art! Come hear a selection of poems from our summer Spoken Art submission period, view the artwork that inspired the poems, and meet the poets and artists. Refreshments will be served, and all are welcome.

Location: Belmont Library

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