Saturday, October 20, 2012

Birmingham Education Foundation Hosts Family Poetry Night at Five Points West and Powderly Libraries


WHAT: Birmingham City School parents and families are invited to participate in Family Poetry Night as part of the Birmingham Parent University program. Birmingham Education Foundation will partner with Real Life Poets, Inc. and feature a special program called Real Life Poets for its signature Birmingham Parent University program.

WHEN & WHERE: This series of free poetry workshops for Birmingham City School parents and families starts on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at the Five Points West Library and then on Thursday, November 1, 2012, at the Powderly Library. Both events start at 6:00 p.m. A light dinner will be served to participants.

HOW: Space is limited and early registration is encouraged. Register online at www.bhamparentu.com or www.familypoetry.eventbrite.com. Register in person or by phone: Five Points West Library, 4812 Avenue W, 205-226-4013; Powderly Library, 3301 Jefferson Avenue S.W., 205-925-6178.

ABOUT: The mission of the Birmingham Education Foundation is to bring the voice of the community to Birmingham City Schools’ leadership and to work with that leadership to provide a range of support to allow the system to fulfill its mission and vision. We do this with a vision that the children of Birmingham will be fully prepared for success in the work and life. We believe unequivocally that current circumstances should not be a barrier to future success.

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