On Saturday, June 21, 11:20 to 12:20, the Steeple Street Poets will be reading in the Library Tent at Arts Alive in Falmouth (Main Street, in front of the Falmouth Public Library). See link for complete schedule of events. http://www.artsfalmouth.org/d7/performance-schedule-2014

Sunday, June Calliope Readings29, 3 to 5 PM, the West Falmouth Library is hosting a reception honoring Falmouth Poet Laureate, Adelaide Cummings, on the occasion of her 100th birthday. If you wish to send a poem of your own, Alice Kociemba is compiling a poetry collection from Calliope poets. Anyone who has featured or read at their open mic is welcome to send one by June 15th. She will format them and give them to Ms. Cummings at the reception. 575 West Falmouth Highway, Rt 28A, West Falmouth 02574.

Wednesday, July 9, 7 PM, A Poetry Reading with Nancy K. Pearson & Alice Kociemba, music by Ben Kushigian & Ellen Watters Sullivan at the Truro Meeting House. Sponsored by Barry Hellman’s Cape Cod Poetry Group and the Friends of the Truro Library.

Submission deadline, July 26, for the “Poetry of Pain & Survival” Poetry Contest, a poetry writing contest for cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and families, sponsored by the Cancer Resource Center of the Falmouth Public Library. Email submissions, via a Word doc. to info@falmouthpubliclibrary.org or drop off poems at the Reference Desk of the Falmouth Public Library or at 8 Cousins Bookstore, Main Street Falmouth. Christine Rathbun Ernst and Alice Kociemba, judges. Poetry Reading, Saturday August 23, 10 AM at the Falmouth Public Library.

To learn more about these and other Calliope events, visit their website: www.calliopepoetryseries.com