POETRY ON PARK - West Hartford Poetry Walk

Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Join River Bend, the West Hartford Public Library, West Hartford Commission on the Arts, and all our fabulous neighbors on Park Road for our first ever Poetry on Park event in celebration of National Poetry Month!  Held on Saturday, April 20 from 11am-2pm, the Poetry Walk will run from Effie's Place to Playhouse on Park (91 - 244 Park Road).  This free, family-friendly event is open to all. 

 

 

Free Activities Include:

  • Storytime in Rhyme with Janet Lawler at River Bend, 10:30am

  • Jumbo Magnetic Poetry

  • Poetry Mad Libs

  • Blackout Poetry

  • A Poet-Tree Collaborative Art Project

  • Poetry Walk featuring 20 poems about nature

 

Parking is available on Park Road, as well as most side streets.  Make an afternoon of it, by having lunch in any one of our fabulous restaurants:

  • AC Peterson

  • Effie's Place

  • Portobello

  • Taqueria Grande

  • Plan B

  • Bird Code

  • Zaytoon's

  • Smoke Public House (closed for lunch, but come back for dinner!)

 

Many thanks to all participating businesses and organizations, including Playhouse on Park, Anthony Nicole Salon & Spa, Effie's Place, AC Peterson, West Hartford Public Library, West Hartford Commission on the Arts, Smoke Public House, Plan B, Portobello Restaurant.

 

 

Event address: 
Park Road from Playhouse on Park to Effie's Place
91 - 244 Park Road
West Hartford, CT 06119