Celebration of Poetry and Refreshments

Poetry winners of Literary Arts Guild to read their poems

Press Release

Center for The Arts First Friday in April is a Celebration of Poetry

New London New Hampshire – Come and enjoy the Center for The Arts’ First Friday on April 7, 5 to 7 PM at The Meeting Room of the Newbury Town Offices. The Literary Arts Guild, a branch of the Center for the Arts (CFA), Lake Sunapee Region, held its sixth annual poet contest with a theme “Two”. The winning poets will be honored and invited to read their poems. The public is invited and refreshments will be served.

Local-area poets and would-be poets of all ages were invited to submit entries with Jennifer Millitello judging the contest. Dianalee Velie, Poet Laureate of Newbury and coordinator of the contest stated “We’re delighted to have Jennifer, whose poetry is especially known for its remarkable metaphors, return to us as the judge for our 2017 contest.”

The Center for The Arts is a volunteer organization that hosts a series of free arts programs on the first Friday of each month in the Lake Sunapee Region. Working with business partners in the community, CFA strives to showcase local and regional talent for the benefit of the artists, performers, residents, and visitors to this beautiful region.

If you would like to learn more about the Center for The Arts and the scholarship program or to volunteer, perform, or sponsor a program, please contact us at 603-526-4444.     CenterForTheArtsNH.org