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Children's Poetry Day: A Poetry Menagerie

Illustration by Diana Sudyka

Saturday, April 18th – Saturday, April 18th, 10:00 AM–1:00 PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street  
Free Admission

Celebrate National Poetry Month with a delightful open house just for kids at the Poetry Foundation Library. This special weekend event will feature performances by Adventure Sandwich and Jasmine Barber, Animal Shadow Puppets led by Youth and Family Programs at the Art Institute of Chicago, and poetry writing activities for children up to 13 years old.


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