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Joseph Bruchac visits Princeton’s own McVay Poetry Trail
April 15, 2011 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Greenway Meadows Park (see directions below)
For more information, visit the website of the D&R Greenway Landtrust.
About the event: For more than 30 years, Joseph Bruchac has been creating poetry, short stories, novels, anthologies, and music that reflect his Abenaki Indian heritage and Native American traditions. Bruschac was chosen as Poet-in-Residence at the Little Rock Zoo, and has also received many fellowships and awards for his writing.
4:30 pm – Walk the Scott & Hella McVay Poetry Trail with Joseph Bruchac and his son and fellow troubadour, Jesse
6:00 pm – Welcoming Reception and Book-signing
7:00 pm – Poetry from Above the Line, Ndakkina, and No Borders, some Earth songs, and a story or two
This promises to be an evening you will remember. You may join us for the walk, the talk or the entire evening. Call 609.924.4646 or register by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Scott and Hella McVay Poetry Trail was dedicated at Princeton’s Greenway Meadows Park in October 2010 on a glorious autumn afternoon with friends and family in attendance. The Poetry Trail includes 48 poems chosen on the subject of truth in nature, written by poets from around the globe, including Chile, China, England, Germany, Poland, and the United States. The diverse poetry selections stir curiosity about the joy of language and poetry in people of all ages.
Directions To Greenway Meadows Park:
Greenway Meadows Park is located on Rosedale Road, directly across the street from the entrance to Johnson Park elementary school. From Nassau Street:
* go towards Borough Hall, where Nassau St. intersects with Route 206
* merge left on to Route 206 South
* after the merge (at Borough Hall), turn RIGHT at the second traffic light on to Elm Road
* at the first light you come to, turn LEFT on to Rosedale Road
* proceed on Rosedale for approx. 3/10 of a mile and the entrance to the active side of the park will be on your left. The entrance to the passive side of the park is also on the left, approx. 1/10 of a mile after you turn on to Rosedale