Wednesday, May 23, 6:30-8:30 pm, New Westminster Public Library, our honoured partner, New Westminster Public Library, 716-6th Avenue (Auditorium
Room) New Westminster, BC. First Nations Welcome by Sharel Wright, daughter of New Westminster Chief Rhonda Larrabee. Featured poets: Richard Doiron, Doc PenPen, Dr. Stephen Gill, Yoshifumi Sakura and Kimberly Tsan. Three book launches, raffle and a welcome cake! All free. Info: 604-526-47729
- Inspire Peace! May 25, Richmond Cultural Centre, 7000,100 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC, 6:30-8:30 pm, Grand opening: First Nations Welcome by Roberta Price. Hosts: Ariadne Sawyer, MA and World Poetry Directors.
- Achieve Peace May 26, 10:30 am-4:30 pm. Book launches, readings. Free! International & National Poets from different countries.
- Celebrate Peace! May 26, 6-11 pm,The Executive Airport Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre 7311 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC . www.excutivehotels.net, dinner, music by Rene Hugo Sanchez, meet the poets, readings and fun! Dinner: $35.00 each or 2 for $60.00. Info: 604-426-4729.
- GENERATION ONE, a signature program with World Poetry at Irving K. Barber Center, UBC Library) Vancouver BC. A signature program.
May 4 – May 25, 2012 Curated by Ariadne Sawyer from the World Poetry Society in partnership with VAHMS, this exhibition will present A Poetic Necklace of peace poems and photographs from award winning photographers around the world displayed on the walls of IKE Cafe. 150 gift poems will also be available. Selected poems will be read on The World Poetry Cafe Radio Show.