Monday, March 20, 2017

Friends of Petworth Library happy hour at Petworth Citizen on Tuesday: Councilmember Todd, others to read

This is neat: the Friends at the Petworth Library are hosing a fundraiser happy hour at Petworth Citizen on Tuesday, where 10% of all alcohol sales will go to the group, and they're also raffling off books. Here are the details:

Join the Friends at Petworth Library (FaPL) for Happy Hour on March 21st from 5-7pm at Petworth Citizen.  We will be celebrating authors who were born in March by raffling off copies of their books.  A few of Petworth's very own will be reading excerpts from their favorite artists throughout the evening.  Petworth Citizen will be donating 10% of all alcohol sales during the happy hour to the FaPL, so drink up (responsibly).

Our Readers for the evening:

Brandon Todd, Ward 4 Council member, reading Ralph Ellison

Drew Schneider, Petworth News, reading John Updike

Jonny Grave,  Jonny Grave and the Tombstones, reading Jack Kerouac

Kristen Barden, FaPL and Adams Morgan Partnership Business Improvement District, reading Gabriel Garcia Marquez

George Morgan, Petworth resident extraordinaire, reading John McPhee

More to follow....

Raffle tickets are $1 each or 7 for $5  Books to win include:
Ezra Jack Keats- Louie 
Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss)- Green Eggs and Ham
Douglas Adams- Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
John McPhee- Coming Into Country
Gabriel Garcia Marquez- El Ontono del Patriarca 
Robert frost - Various poems
Tom Wolfe - The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flaked Streamline Baby
John Updike- Rabbit, Run
Elizabeth Barrett Browning- Various poems
Ralph Ellison - Invisible man
Jack Kerouac- On the Road

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See you at Petworth Citizen

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