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Upcoming Events

In honor of National Poetry Month in 2024, SAPL will host the following events:


Wyrdd Writers:  Living in Interesting Times

SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2024, 11:00 – 1:00 PM at Central Library's LCRC

The writers present an afternoon reading about the wonders and wondering why's of life during these interesting times.  Special musical guest:  Rita Lopez Ortiz of the Velvet Hues, also known as "La Golondrina".  

San Antonio Poets Association

SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2024, 1:00 – 2:00 PM at Tobin Library

The San Antonio Poets Association represent all stages of development in the craft of poetry writing. Whether you are an accomplished published poet, or you are just beginning to dabble in the art of poetry, you will find a comfortable niche in this nurturing, encouraging environment. Meeting monthly.

Poetry Event

SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 2024, 11:00 - 1:00 PM at Central Library's LCRC

Join SAPL Staff and bring your works and share with others in a round-robin poetry reading.   Please keep your readings short, 2-3 minutes, to allow others a chance to read.

Poetry Circle

TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2024, 6:30 – 7:30 PM at Westfall Library

Join us for an opportunity to share your poetry with others in honor of National Poetry Month.  Bring at least one poem you would like to share and become part of our poetry group reading circle in which we will take turns reading poems.  The time allotted each person will be based on the number of readers.  All poetry readers in the circle who wish to get feedback from others in the circle will also have this opportunity.  Those who wish to merely come and listen are also welcome.  To attend this event, you must be 18 years or older.

Celebrate Shakespeare's Birthday with Music

SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2024, 1:00 - 2:30 PM at Central Library's Auditorium

The San Antonio Recorder Society will play Canzona Septimi Toni (written for St. Mark's Basilica) by Giovanni Gabrieli and other works from the time of Shakespeare.   Let's celebrate the Bard!

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