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Folk Music & Poetry Day

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us Saturday, March 4 at PCCC’s Hamilton Club on 32 Church Street in Paterson for a day of Folk Music and Poetry.  At 12 noon, celebrate an early St. Patrick’s Day with a free Irish folk music concert featuring noted musicians Brian Szura on the traditional uilleann pipes and Charles Sporn on fiddle.

At 1:00 pm, celebrate Women’s History Month with a free poetry reading  by Crystal Valentine and Jenny Xie. An internationally acclaimed author, activist, and educator, Ms. Valentine’s work has been featured on MSNBC and CNN and in numerous publications.  Ms. Xie is an author and recipient of
the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets and the Holmes National Poetry Prize of Princeton University. She is also a finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry.

For aspiring poets, a workshop with Ms. Valentine and Ms Xie will be held at the Hamilton Club at 10:00 am on Saturday. Fee for the workshop is $20 per person.   Learn more about these events.


March 4
10:00 am - 3:00 pm