Poetry & Music in the Park

Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy and a blanket to sit on while listening to live music and hearing local poets read from their work. All ages are welcome to attend this free series is hosted by County Parks and 2023-24 Santa Cruz County Poet Laureate Farnaz Fatemi.  Musicians will play before and after the poets read from 2:00-3:00 PM.

2023 - 2024 Poetry and Music in the Park

July 9 at Mesa Village Park - 1:30-3:30pm - Poets: Adela Najarro, Olga Rosales Salinas, and Joseph Jason Santiago LaCour - Musicians: Paul & Emily

August 6 at Brommer Street Park - 1:30-3:30pm - Poets: Aideed Medina, David Sullivan, and Dion O’Reilly – Musicians: Paul & Emily

October 8 at Mesa Village Park ­- 1:30-3:30pm - Poets: Bob Gomez (Watsonville Poet Laureate, Magdalena Montagne – third poet and musicians TBA

November 5 at Brommer Street Park - 1:30-3:30pm - Poets and musicians TBA

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