Prowl downtown for a good poetry reading

Poetry fans are invited to an afternoon prowl through downtown Red Deer on Saturday.

Poetry fans are invited to an afternoon prowl through downtown Red Deer on Saturday.

Red Deer College Poetry Society and Red Deer Arts Council will host The Poetry Prowl from 1 to 3 p.m.

The free event involves readings from poets for about 10 minutes at each of the venues. Visitors can join the tour at the beginning or even show up at a venue.

Art From the Streets will run at 4935 51st St. with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. and reading from 1 to 1:10 p.m.

Sunworks-DOSE at 4924 50th St. will host a reading from 1:10-1:30 p.m. and Alberta Art and Drafting, at 4711 49th Ave., will host from 1:40 to 2 p.m.

Muse Clothing at 4909d 48th St. hosts from 2 to 2:20 p.m. while Comforts the Sole at 4812 50th Ave. runs from 2:20 to 2:40 p.m.

The Scott Block Theatre basement will host a reading from 2:40to 3:20 p.m. at 4816 50th Ave., with a reception to follow until 4 p.m.

Books will be for sale and snacks will be served at the closing reception.

For more information, call Emily Ursuliak at 403-304-4890 or email her at e.ursuliak@live.ca.