FREE Poetry Reading and Benefit for Haiti
Shortly after the tragic earthquake in Haiti this January, fund raisers and relief organizations were popping up left and right to lend a hand to the victims. While the hype seems to have tapered off, there is still much to be done to rebuild and aid those affected by the quake. Organizations like Friends of the San Francisco Public Library are still holding events to raise money, and one such event is this Sunday! YEAH!!! If you like helping people, or need a karma boost because you’ve been a real jerk lately (I’m looking at you Kirsten Dunst) and get a kick out of poetry, then this is the event for you!
Former San Francisco Poet Laureates Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Hirschman and Janice Mirikitani, as well as a plethora of Bay Area poets will be gracing your ears with verbal treasures from 1:30 to 4:00 at Glide Memorial Church in Downtown San Francisco. Admission is FREE, but the whole purpose of the event is to help others while getting in touch with your inner literary, so scrounge up whatever you can spare to donate to Doctors Without Borders in Haiti. Who knows? Maybe you’ll be inspired to become a poet/volunteer/stop being such a jerk!
Poetry Reading and Benefit for Haiti
Glide Memorial Church
330 Ellis Street [Tenderloin]
Sunday, February 28, 1:00-4:00 PM
FREE (Donations accepted)
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