Friday, June 18, 2010

Spotlighted Literary Events

Saturday, June 19th
Powell's Books welcomes Janet Fletcher, author of the cookbook, Eating Local, who will be sharing recipes and discussing the importance of consuming fresh foods grown nearby. She is joined by one of the CSA farmers mentioned in the book.
Where: Pastaworks, 3735 SE Hawthorne
When: 6/19, 2pm
Cost: Free

Thursday, June 24th
Oregon's poet laureate, Paulann Petersen, will be reading along side Molly Gloss and Hannah Louise Poston and a wine and dessert bar at a release party for the latest issue of The Grove Review.
Where: The Writer's Dojo, 7518 N Chicago
When: 6/24, 7:30pm
Cost: Free, donations gladly accepted

Saturday, June 26th
Locally Grown at the Hollywood Farmers Market: Kirsten Rian reads in the first half of the morning, Sam Lohmann in the second. Both perform when the band takes breaks. More poets will be reading July 31 and August 28--stay tuned. Contact for poetry:
Where: NE Hancock between 44th & 45th Ave
When: 8am - 1pm
Cost: Free

Saturday, June 26th
Come for all or part of Soapstone's annual workday. We’ll be making kindling and starter logs from branches that fell during the winter, weeding and transplanting in the native plant restoration area, and clipping overhanging plants along the trails. For information, email
When: Starting at 11am, with a potluck dinner around 5pm
Where: Soapstone
Cost: Free

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