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February 2019

Urban Wildlife: Poetry in Your Backyard

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
Center Street Library, 2727 W Fond Du Lac Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53210 United States
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Youth are invited to join us for hands-on fun, discovery, and exploration learning about wildlife you might find in your own backyard! Get inspired to create poetry about the natural world.

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March 2019

Youth and Teen Poetry Competition

March 1 - April 15
Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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The Milwaukee Public Library and the Milwaukee Public Museum will unite their poetry competitions and ask participants to consider the guiding question for Milwaukee's Field Work project: How do you see the natural world you live in?

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Fieldwork with The Figureheads

March 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST
Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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The Figureheads is a family of musicians inspiring kids with award-winning hip hop music. Participants will hear music inspired by the natural world and be guided in creating their own poetry.

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Fieldwork with the Figureheads

March 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Villard Square Library, 5190 N 35th St
Milwaukee, WI 53209 United States
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The Figureheads is a family of musicians inspiring kids with award-winning hip hop music. Participants will hear music inspired by the natural world and be guided in creating their own poetry.

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Urban Wildlife: Poetry in Your Backyard

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Capitol Library, 3969 N. 74th St
Milwaukee, WI 53216 United States
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Youth are invited to join us for hands-on fun, discovery, and exploration learning about wildlife you might find in your own backyard! Get inspired to create poetry about the natural world.

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Urban Wildlife: Poetry in Your Backyard

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Mitchell Street Library, 906 W Historic Mitchell St
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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Youth are invited to join us for hands-on fun, discovery, and exploration learning about wildlife you might find in your own backyard! Get inspired to create poetry about the natural world.

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April 2019

Urban Wildlife: Poetry in Your Backyard

April 10 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Washington Park Library, 2121 N Sherman Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53208 United States
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Youth are invited to join us for hands-on fun, discovery, and exploration learning about wildlife you might find in your own backyard! Get inspired to create poetry about the natural world.

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Urban Wildlife: Poetry in Your Backyard

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Zablocki Library, 3501 W Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215 United States
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Youth are invited to join us for hands-on fun, discovery, and exploration learning about wildlife you might find in your own backyard! Get inspired to create poetry about the natural world.

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Urban Wildlife: Poetry in Your Backyard

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Mill Road Library, 6431 N 76th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223 United States
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Youth are invited to join us for hands-on fun, discovery, and exploration learning about wildlife you might find in your own backyard! Get inspired to create poetry about the natural world.

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Community Poetry Walks
October 2018 – June 2019
Participants will explore the natural world around them through a series of three guided neighborhood walks. Led by a poet and a scientist, participants will both learn about the natural environment and reflect through poetry readings. Locations and topics will vary.

Youth and Teen Poetry Competition
April 2019
The Milwaukee Public Library and the Milwaukee Public Museum will unite their poetry competitions and ask participants to consider the guiding question for Milwaukee’s Field Work project: How do you see the natural world you live in?

The city-wide competition welcomes submissions online and in-person from teens through the month of April. The contest culminates with a poetry slam inviting participants to share their poetry.