Participate In Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest On Saturday, May 22 & Sunday, May 23, 2021. Looking For Visual Artists, Performing Artists, Mindfulness Vendors, Volunteers!

The Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest is long overdue!  Organized by the St. Lucie Cultural Alliance and the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center, it will offer arts and cultural activities for all ages on  Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23. The outdoor event will reflect the diversity of artists and the scope of alternative health modalities.  Visual artists and performing artists from all over are eligible to participate!  The Rickie Report shares the details.  This event will also need volunteers! If you are a member of the St. Lucie Cultural Art Guild and Organization, get your vendor space at no charge!

 

 

 

St. Lucie Cultural Alliance 

and 

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center

 

 

Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest

 

 

At   MIDFLORIDA   Event   Center

 Saturday, May 22     and     Sunday, May 23 

 

 

 

 

 

Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest

 

 

C   A   L  L           F   O   R:

 

~  VISUAL  ARTISTS ~

~ PERFORMING  ARTISTS ~

~ YOGA  INSTRUCTORS ~

~ MINDFULNESS   PRACTITIONERS ~

~ VENDORS ~

&

!!!  VOLUNTEERS !!!

 

 

 

 

The Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest is long overdue! Organized by St. Lucie Cultural Alliance in partnership with MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center, “Art and mindfulness warm our hearts and lift our spirits as we journey through life,” says Executive Director Alyona Ushe. “Combining the mind-opening benefits of art with the healing benefits of mindfulness is a perfect marriage”.

 

The Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest is designed to enhance the cultural community while the fundraiser will further empower the organization to showcase local and regional talent.  We encourage artists from all over the state and beyond to be part of this festival”, Alyona adds.

 

This is the Alliance’s major fundraising event for the year to raise funds for the nonprofit organization artists grants program. This fest will also promote the arts, local artists, and provide value, fun, and entertainment for the whole family.

 

There will be painters, potters, photographers and sculptors; artists who create works from recycled components as well as fashion designers. Live music, dance productions and spoken word performance pieces will take place on stage. A children’s corner featuring family activities and crafts will provide the opportunity to create hands-on art. Multiple food trucks will tempt visitors with aromatic healthy food choices.

 

 

Deena Rahill and and Lisa Jill Allison

 

 

Performers/Teaching Artists for workshops, demonstrations, live painting, etc. APPLY:

https://www.cognitoforms.com/StLucieCulturalAlliance/TreasureCoastArtsMindfulnessFestDemonstrationsWorkshopsAndLivePainting.

 

 

Focusing on the mindfulness part of the Fest, alternative health vendors in categories including acupuncture, nutrition, massage and hypnotherapy will be on hand, as will yoga and Pilates studios, Reiki masters and Tai Chi practitioners. Visitors will find all-natural soaps, hand-made crystal jewelry and sound healing instruments. Take the opportunity to have a Tarot card reading or a chakra analysis.

 

 

Heila, Belly Dancer

 

 

Available vendor spaces.  Here is the link to reserve a vendor space, https://artstlucie.z2systems.com/np/clients/artstlucie/survey.jsp?surveyId=5& 

 

 

Join the Alliance:  www.artstlucie.org/memberships. If anyone decides to become an Alliance member, that artist will only be charged the $25 application fee.

 

 

 

 

Sponsorship opportunities are available~

 To inquire, contact info@artstlucie.org.

 

 

While most art lovers are mindful, and in turn, many mindfulness practitioners surround themselves with beautiful art, the Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest will inspire everyone to “jump over the fence” to find new ways of enjoying every day. “The arts and mindfulness offer a natural partnership between two powerful disciplines,” says Alyona. Linda McCarthy, Director of MIDFLORIDA Event Center agrees. “Arts and cultural activities inspire civic pride, connect generations, bridge diverse groups, and serve as a symbol of Port St. Lucie,” says McCarthy.

 

All funds received from sponsorships and vendor fees will go into the Cultural Alliance’s Grant Fund to be awarded to artists and cultural organizations, as will monies raised from the sale of auction items and raffles. According to Alyona, the Grant Fund already has accumulated $25,000: $10,000 from the city of Port St. Lucie which helped launch the program and $15,000 from St.Lucie County and from the Florida Arts License Plate program. All grant awards will be awarded only to local entities “so we can continue growing the local cultural landscape,” says Alyona.

 

Deena Rahill, a Certified Sound Healing Practitioner is the organizer of the mindfulness portion of the Fest. She will play a set of crystal bowls in a live performance while Lisa Jill Allison paints a canvas for a symbiotic art and sound experience. Sound can be used to unblock creativity and focus the mind. Deena describes a crystal bowl sound bath as a meditative acoustic sound concert. It is quite an experience to be immersed in vibrational sound, one that lulls the listener into a peaceful and mindful state of being.

 

 

For those who are unfamiliar with crystal bowls, each one is made from 99.8 percent pure quartz crystal and is tuned to a particular note of the musical scale. When played, the sound frequencies affect brainwave activity, slowing down brain waves to enter a deeply restorative state, where the body rebalances itself to self-heal.  “Creative mindfulness activities assist in the development of self-awareness and resilience,” says Deena. Both mindfulness and art creation are linked to a flow state, one that allows a person to think in different ways. “When we practice mindfulness, we’re practicing the art of creating space for ourselves – space to think, space to breathe, space between ourselves and our reactions,” she adds.  Deena believes that, “The Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest offers the opportunity to explore different modalities and find local providers who can help people discover and embrace new ways of managing their life. Ultimately, community is immunity.”

 

 

The Rickie Report shares a special Thank you to Dorothy Kamm for contributing to this article! Dorothy Kamm, a member of the Port St. Lucie Business Women since 2008, is known in the area as a public relations professional, award-winning writer, and community advocate. Kamm is known as the premier source on American painted porcelain, and her writings are on file in the library of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the leading research facility on women’s art. She is a member of the Port St. Lucie Business Women.

 

 

For more information about the Treasure Coast Arts & Mindfulness Fest:

 

 

 visit https:// artstlucie.org/event/art-fest.

 

 

Available vendor spaces. FREE for Cultural Alliance Art Guild and Cultural Organization members. Reserve NOW!

 

https://artstlucie.z2systems.com/np/clients/artstlucie/survey.jsp?surveyId=5&

Join the Alliance:

   www.artstlucie.org/memberships.

 

 

 

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Poets Of The Palm Beaches Welcomes Everyone To Explore Poetry

The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in September. All events are open to the public and take place in different parts of Palm Beach County. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes. Submissions for the 2016 Poetry Anthology are open! If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with. Their mission is to support and encourage the creation of original poetry in Palm Beach County, FL. New Members are always welcome! The Rickie Report shares the information here.

 

 

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HAIKU WALK & WORKSHOP

SPECIAL EVENT:

John D. MacArthur State Park

Saturday, October 22nd

 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, but there is an admission fee to the park.

We’ll meet at the amphitheater by the nature center.

Haiku is one of the oldest poetic forms with its roots in Japan. It is still extremely popular today the world over.

We will start with a brief workshop: what is haiku, the guidelines for writing it and some examples of traditional and contemporary poems.

You will then be free to venture off on the many lovely trails the park has – perfect inspiration for writing nature based poetry!

We will meet up for a picnic lunch (please bring your own food and we will provide water and soda).

After lunch we will have a reading and share our haiku.

So, please join us for a fun day of poetry and explore the wonder of nature at John D. MacArthur State Park with your fellow poets.
If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Cyndee at mimacyndee@yahoo.com

Visit the park’s website at www.macarthurbeach.org for information regarding entrance fees, a map of the park and more.

CALL for SUBMISSIONS:

2016 Poetry Anthology

2016 Anthology SUBMISSION RULES

(Members Only – New Members Welcome)

 

 

1) Please submit your Best Poem (within the guidelines) (only one).

2) The Maximum Length is 35 lines, including blank lines.
3) The Maximum Width is 50 spaces, including blank spaces.
4) Please put your name and phone number on your poem, upper right.
5) Your poem must have a Title.
6) Your poem must be neatly typed on 8 1/2 X 11 white paper in 12-point font or higher if you are submitting through the US mail or in person at the reading. No Handwritten Entries Please. You are encouraged to E-MAIL your poem. Put the poem in the body of the email or attached as a WORD .doc, .docx, .pdf or .rtf to: poetsofthepalmbeaches@gmail.com.
7) DO NOT TYPE YOUR POEM IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS.

8) NO fancy, italic or script fonts, nor any art work, please.

9) The DEADLINE is postmark Sept. 19, 2016, or in person at the Monthly Reading on Sep. 18th .
10) All emails will be acknowledged, but if you send it via USPS, send a SASE (self addressed stamped envelope) if you want confirmation that your poem has been received.

11) If you are not e-mailing your poem, send your entry to: PO Box 1434 Lake Worth FL 33460.
12) Poems will not be returned — do not send your only copy.

You may pick up your copy at the Anthology Party at our 3rd Sunday Reading on December 18, 2016. Every paid member will receive one free copy of the Anthology. If you cannot attend the Reading, your book will be mailed to you. Extra copies will be available for sale at $10 each. It is our goal to have every member represented in this book. Please submit in a timely manner.

 

 

 

POETS OF THE PALM BEACHES

September, 2016 MEETINGS:

 

 

2nd Wednesday Workshop

September 14, 2016

7:00 pm

 

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

 

3rd Sunday Reading

September 18, 2016

2:00 PM

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Featured Reader is Tanya Slusarczyk

Form is: Dorsimbra
Prompt: Write a poem that contains alliteration

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

For details please contact John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829

 

 

3rd Tuesday Workshop

September 20, 2016

7:00 pm

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

 

 

 

For more information contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

Or visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com
http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

17019 SW Sapri Way

Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Lift Your Spirits With A Poem, Meet With The Poets of The Palm Beaches

The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in August. All events are open to the public and take place in different parts of Palm Beach County. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes. Submissions for the 2016 Poetry Anthology are open! If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with. Their mission is to support and encourage the creation of original poetry in Palm Beach County, FL. New Members Are Always Welcome!  The Rickie Report shares the information here.

 

 

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CALL for SUBMISSIONS:

2016 Poetry Anthology

2016 Anthology SUBMISSION RULES

(Members Only – New Members Welcome)

 

1) Please submit your Best Poem (within the guidelines) (only one).

2) The Maximum Length is 35 lines, including blank lines.
3) The Maximum Width is 50 spaces, including blank spaces.
4) Please put your name and phone number on your poem, upper right.
5) Your poem must have a Title.
6) Your poem must be neatly typed on 8 1/2 X 11 white paper in 12-point font or higher if you are submitting through the US mail or in person at the reading. No Handwritten Entries Please. You are encouraged to E-MAIL your poem. Put the poem in the body of the email or attached as a WORD .doc, .docx, .pdf or .rtf to: poetsofthepalmbeaches@gmail.com.
7) DO NOT TYPE YOUR POEM IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS.

8) NO fancy, italic or script fonts, nor any art work, please.

9) The DEADLINE is postmark Sept. 19, 2016, or in person at the Monthly Reading on Sep. 18th .
10) All emails will be acknowledged, but if you send it via USPS, send a SASE (self addressed stamped envelope) if you want confirmation that your poem has been received.

11) If you are not e-mailing your poem, send your entry to: PO Box 1434 Lake Worth FL 33460.
12) Poems will not be returned — do not send your only copy.

You may pick up your copy at the Anthology Party at our 3rd Sunday Reading on December 18, 2016. Every paid member will receive one free copy of the Anthology. If you cannot attend the Reading, your book will be mailed to you. Extra copies will be available for sale at $10 each. It is our goal to have every member represented in this book. Please submit in a timely manner.

 

 

 

 

 

POETS  OF  THE  PALM  BEACHES

August, 2016 MEETINGS:

 

 

 

2nd Wednesday Workshop

August 10, 2016

7:00 pm

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

 

3rd Tuesday Workshop

August 16, 2016

7:00 pm

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

 

 

 

3rd Sunday Reading

August 21, 2016

2:00 PM

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Featured Reader is Janice Fine

Form is: Triolet
Prompt: Write a poem about yourself in which nothing is true…

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

For details please contact John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829

 

 

 

Contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

For more information please visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com
http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Poets Of The Palm Beaches Welcomes You To July Events, Including Poetry Contest With Cash Prizes

The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in July. All events are open to the public and take place in different parts of Palm Beach County. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes. Submissions for the 2016 Poetry Anthology are open!  If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with. Their mission is to support and encourage the creation of original poetry in Palm Beach County, FL. The Rickie Report shares the information here.

 

 

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CALL for SUBMISSIONS:

2016  Poetry Anthology

 

2016 Anthology SUBMISSION RULES (Members Only)

1) Please submit your Best Poem (within the guidelines) (only one).

2) The Maximum Length is 35 lines, including blank lines.
3) The Maximum Width is 50 spaces, including blank spaces.
4) Please put your name and phone number on your poem, upper right.
5) Your poem must have a Title.
6) Your poem must be neatly typed on 8 1/2 X 11 white paper in 12-point font or higher if you are submitting through the US mail or in person at the reading. No Handwritten Entries Please. You are encouraged to E-MAIL your poem. Put the poem in the body of the email or attached as a WORD .doc, .docx, .pdf or .rtf to: poetsofthepalmbeaches@gmail.com.
7) DO NOT TYPE YOUR POEM IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS.

8) NO fancy, italic or script fonts, nor any art work, please.

9) The DEADLINE is postmark Sept. 19, 2016, or in person at the Monthly Reading on Sep. 18th .
10) All emails will be acknowledged, but if you send it via USPS, send a SASE (self addressed stamped envelope) if you want confirmation that your poem has been received.

11) If you are not e-mailing your poem, send your entry to: PO Box 1434 Lake Worth FL 33460.
12) Poems will not be returned — do not send your only copy.

You may pick up your copy at the Anthology Party at our 3rd Sunday Reading on December 18, 2016. Every paid member will receive one free copy of the Anthology. If you cannot attend the Reading, your book will be mailed to you. Extra copies will be available for sale at $10 each. It is our goal to have every member represented in this book. Please submit in a timely manner.

 

2016 EARTH DAY POETRY CONTEST WINNERS:

1st Place:

Bill Pearl for “At Risk”

2nd Place:

Rosemary Von Wald for “What Does Earth Mean to Me”

Honorable Mentions:
Janice Sussman for “The Day the Earth Stood Still”

Angela Margolis for “The Dead Tree Keeps Calling Me”

Charles Scheitler for “A Worm Poem Trilogy”

Vera Ripp Hirshhorn for “Trees Are People Too!”

 

 

 

 

 

POETS OF THE PALM BEACHES

JULY, 2016   MEETINGS:

2nd Wednesday Workshop

July 13, 2016

7:00 pm

 

 

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

 

 

 

 

3rd Sunday Reading

July 17, 2016

2:00 PM

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Featured Reader is Sherry Kessel

Form is: Rondeau
Prompt: Write a poem to one of your favorite poets

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

For details please contact John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829

 

 

3rd Tuesday Workshop

July 19, 2016

7:00 pm

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

Contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

 

 

 

 

For more information please visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com
http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Poets Of The Palm Beaches Welcomes You To June Events

The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in June. All events are open to the public and take place in different parts of Palm Beach County. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes. If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with! Their mission is to support and encourage the creation of original poetry in Palm Beach County, FL. The Rickie Report shares the information here.

 

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POETS OF THE PALM BEACHES

JUNE, 2016

MEETINGS:

 

 

2nd Wednesday Workshop

June 8, 2016

7:00 pm

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

3rd Tuesday Workshop

June 21, 2016

7:00 pm

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

Contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

3rd Sunday Reading

June 19, 2016

2:00 PM

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Featured reader is John Vincent Palozzi

Form is: Quatern
Prompt: Begin a poem with “Like the button on my coat”

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

For details please contact John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829

 

 

For more information please visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com
http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Poets Of The Palm Beaches Announce May Events Open To The Public

The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in May. All events are open to the public and take place in different parts of Palm Beach County. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes. If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with! Their mission is to support and encourage the creation of original poetry in Palm Beach County, FL. The Rickie Report shares the information here.

 

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POETS OF THE PALM BEACHES

MAY, 2016

MEETINGS:

 

 

2nd Wednesday Workshop

May 11, 2016

7:00 pm

 

 

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

 

3rd Sunday Reading

May 15, 2016

2:00 pm

 

 

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Featured reader is Lynn Cooper

Form is: 5 line ABC
Prompt: Write about your favorite piece of clothing

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

For details please contact John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829

 

 

 

 

3rd Tuesday Workshop

May 17, 2016

7:00 pm

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

Contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

 

 

 

For more information please visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com
http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Poets Of The Palm Beaches Invite Everyone To Events In April

The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in April.  All events are open to the public and take place in different parts of Palm Beach County. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes. If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with! Their mission is to support and encourage the creation of original poetry in Palm Beach County, FL. The Rickie Report shares the information here.

 

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APRIL, 2016

MEETINGS:

 

 

 

 

2nd Wednesday Workshop

April 13, 2016

7:00 pm

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

 

 

 

 

3rd Tuesday Workshop

April 19, 2016

7:00 pm

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

Contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

 

 

 

 

 

3rd Sunday Reading

April 17, 2016

2:00 PM

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Featured reader is Linda Levine

Form is: Decima
Prompt: My Obsession. What are you obsessed with?

 

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

For details please contact John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829

 

 

 

For more information please visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com
http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Poets Of The Palm Beaches Announce February Schedule And Earth Day Poetry Contest

Are you an emerging poet? A prolific poet? The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in February, which are all Open to the Public! Events take place in different parts of Palm Beach County and are FREE. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes.  If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with! Their mission is to support and encourage the creation of original poetry in Palm Beach County, FL. The Rickie Report shares the information here, including the Earth Day Poetry Contest (Open to non-members AND members)!

 

 

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Poets of the Palm Beaches

 

 

 

2016 EARTH DAY POETRY CONTEST

 

 

We are asking you to submit your Earth Day poems for this special contest. The theme of the poem must be related to the Earth Day cause of love and concern for the planet and all its inhabitants. All forms of poetry are acceptable. Entries must be typed, and printed on one side of 8 ½ X 11 paper, single or double-spaced. No artwork or fancy fonts. Each poem must have a title. Only ONE poem per page, in normal 12-point font. On the top show your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. Please submit all entries at the same time. There is a maximum of 3 poems per poet. Entry to the Earth Day Contest is free. This contest is open to residents of Palm Beach County only. You must maintain at least a part time residence in Palm Beach County to be eligible. It is open to members and nonmembers of Poets of the Palm Beaches. First Prize: $50, Second Prize: $25, Honorable Mentions. DEADLINE: Postmark: 03/28/16. Keep copies of your poems, as none will be returned. Judges unaffiliated with The Poets of the Palm Beaches will select the winners. Send entries to: PO Box 1434, Lake Worth FL 33460, or by email to: poetsofthepalmbeaches@gmail.com

 

 

February, 2016

MEETINGS:

 

 

2nd Wednesday Workshop

February 10, 2016

7:00 pm

 

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

 

 

3rd Tuesday Workshop

February 16, 2016

7:00 pm

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

Contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

 

 

 

 

3rd Sunday Reading

February 21, 2016

2:00 PM

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

For details please contact John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829

 

February 21: Featured reader is Donna Westbrook
Form is: 3 Stanza Ae Freslighe
Prompt: I Must Be a Magnet since I attract _________ (fill in the blank)

 

 

 

For more information please visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com
http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

 

 

 

Start 2016 With Poets Of The Palm Beaches At Three Events In January

Are you an emerging poet? A prolific poet? The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in January, which are all Open to the Public! Events take place in different parts of Palm Beach County and are FREE. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes. If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with! Their mission is to support and encourage the creation of original poetry in Palm Beach County, FL. The Rickie Report shares the information here.

 

 

 

 

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Poets of the Palm Beaches

January, 2016

 

 

MEETINGS:

2nd Wednesday Workshop

January 13, 2016

7:00 pm

 

 

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

 

 

3rd Sunday Reading

January 17, 2016

2:00 PM

 

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

 

For details please contact John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829

January: Featured reader TBA

Form is: TBA
Prompt: TBA

 

 

 

 

3rd Tuesday Workshop

January 19, 2016

7:00 pm

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

Contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information please visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com
http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Celebrate Poetry At Three Free Events In December With Poets Of The Palm Beaches

Are you and emerging poet? A prolific poet? The Poets of the Palm Beaches will host three events in December, to which the public is welcome. Events take place in different parts of Palm Beach County and are FREE. Some Poetry Readings offer Cash prizes.  This month’s Form is: 4 Stanza Pantoum. Prompt: Use the name of a well known poet in your poem. We give you more information about this in the article. If you are curious, a beginner, intermediate or advanced poet, this is the organization to get involved with! Their mission is to support and encourage the creation of original poetry in Palm Beach County, FL. The Rickie Report shares the information here.

 

 

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2015 Anthology

You may pick up your copy at the Anthology Party at our 3rd Sunday Reading on December 20, 2015. If you cannot attend the Reading, your book will be mailed to you. Extra copies will be available for sale at $10 each. Every member receives one free copy of the Anthology. To become a member (MUST be a resident of Palm Beach County) follow this link:

http://www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com/#!membership/c1yzj

 

 

 

Poets of the Palm Beaches

December, 2015

MEETINGS:

 

 

2nd Wednesday Workshop

December 9, 2015

7:00 pm

 

 

Place: Panera’s Cafe — 771 Village Blvd., West Palm Beach 33409

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 12 copies of one poem

Contact: Ron Rosoff at 561-232-2888.

 

 

 

3rd Tuesday Workshop

December 15, 2015

7:00 pm

 

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth 33460 Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North

Workshop: Open to the public. Original work only. No charge. Bring at least 10 copies of one poem.

Contact: John Palozzi at 561-588 -9829.

 

 

3rd Sunday Reading

December 20th

2:00 PM

 

 

Place: Palm Beach Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth. Just a little more than one block South of 10th Ave North.

Time: 2:00 PM. (Doors open at 1:45 PM)

Contest with cash prizes.

Open to the public. Original work only.

Third Sunday Reading Rules:

(1) Original work only. (2) One poem per round. (3) No poem more than one 8 1/2 x 11 page, in normal 12-point font. (4) Prose Poems no more than 250 words in normal 12-point font. (5) No introductions please. State your name, the name of your poem, and the form of your poem. All present may enter the contest, which is judged by the featured reader. Submission of a poem automatically conveys permission to print it in this newsletter, on our website and on YouTube if it wins. All rights revert to the authors upon publication. After the first round will be the Special Contest. The same rules apply as just stated, except that it must be the designated FORM. All present who have a poem written in the form may enter the contest, even if they entered the first round contest. For the third round, the same rules apply, or up to 3 poems, if none is over 5 lines. There is no contest for the third round.

Suggested Donation: $2 for members and their guests, $3 for non-members. Free for high school students.

December 20: Featured reader is T. Craig Smith
Form is: 4 Stanza Pantoum (http://media.wix.com/ugd/aece7e_79b32e5a7efa4237bc8c1c91cd7a9010.pdf)
Prompt: Use the name of a well known poet in your poem.

 

For more information please visit:

www.poetsofthepalmbeaches.com
http://www.facebook.com/PoetsOfThePalmBeaches?fref=ts

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291