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POETRY-LOVERS/PERFORMANCE ART ENTHUSIASTS: Get to the beautiful Family/Tiffany Garden in Spanish Harlem for Camping4Words Poetry In The Garden – Fundraiser with Open Mic – FREE – Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 7:00pm. “Poetry In The Garden – Fundraising Event” is organized and brought to you by Artist, Ema Lia of Camping4Words – a nonprofit organization aimed at empowering inner city kids, ages 14-19, through environmental education and poetry workshops. With some of NYC’s hottest poets performing, you’re sure to get your money’s worth from your donation. Please, be sure to MAKE A DONATION! Also, hit up the Open Mic! ALL ARE WELCOME!

Hosted by: Actor, Spoken Word Artist, David Roberts (aka D-Black).

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Readers, Writers, Poets, Artists, and Lovers of the ARTS, here’s your chance to see some of NYC’s powerhouse poets – FREE – and all in one beautiful spot. Come out and enjoy spoken word poetry, music, and great ART at Camping4Words Poetry In The Garden – Fundraiser with Open Mic. For this special poetry event, you’ll get to connect with some of NYC’s HOTTEST spoken word poets, pick up some of their latest works, and most importantly, take part in helping your community provide art, creativity, learning, and environmental awareness for the children.

If you are unable to attend this event, please, feel free to SEND IN YOUR DONATIONS to:
38-11 Ditmars Blvd.
Astoria, NY 11105




“This event will be held at a beautiful public garden in Spanish Harlem. The perfect setting for poetry. There will be vendors, music, and refreshments. Please, join us and hit our Open Mic.


Host: Actor, Spoken Word Artist, David Roberts (aka D-Black)

Camping 4 Words Aug 21, 16 flyer

Monica Martinez

Karina G-Lopez
Dom Chula
Mark Anthony Vigo


Artists, Tamara G. Saliva and Brittany Maldonado will have some of their stunning ARTWORK for sale!




Mark Anthony Vigo will also be selling his VigoHard styling t-shirts!


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Check out Poet, Vanessa Chica and her book, The Girl with the Smile” – A Collection of Poems. In its pages you will find the author’s journey towards understanding, acceptance and vulnerability. Find her book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Girl-Smile-Vanessa-Chica/dp/1523719184/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1470458826&sr=1-2&keywords=the+girl+with+the+smile





This is a FREE EVENT

All donations accepted. We are most in need of camping equipment:
-sleeping bags
-bug spray etc…”




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Poetry/Camping Program – First cycle to begin Summer 2017

“Camping4Words is a newly formed nonprofit organization aimed at empowering inner city kids ages 14-19 through environmental education and Poetry workshops designed to help our young people find their voice and realize the healing powers of nature and the written word.

NYC has many hidden treasures, natural sites that go unnoticed. Gateway National Recreation Area’s Floyd Bennett Field is one of them; located a few steps from Jamaica Bay and will serve as one of our camping sites. Along with Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island and Croton Point in Westchester County.

Our camping trips include intensive poetry and reading workshops designed to engage students in positive self-expression. Writing prompts will be given to encourage thought to flow and translate unto paper. They will learn the different genres of poetry; epic, lyric, narrative, satirical, and prose. Students will read a variety of poetic works ranging from Sylvia Plath to Piri Thomas.

Each poetry workshop will be facilitated by established NYC poets willing to donate their time and talent to aid with our young people.

Environmental Program

Camping4Words believes that a connection to our natural world brings forth compassion and a sense of unity with all living things. Our program offers young people a variety of ways to engage, hands on, with the environment from volunteering in local community gardens to sailing along the Hudson while learning about our river’s ecosystem. In collaboration with organizations like New York Cares and Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, we aim to bring environmental awareness to our younger generation.

“I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.” ― Aldo Leopold”

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This is a FREE event, so pack up the family, contact friends, and meet them at the Tiffany Garden for an entertaining day of POETRY IN THE PARK!



David Roberts Hosts Camping4Words Poetry In The Garden – Fundraiser with Open Mic
DATE: Sunday, August 21, 2016
TIME: 2:30pm – 7:00pm
431 East 114th Street (Family/Tiffany Garden)
Spanish Harlem, NY 10029

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If you are unable to attend this event, please, feel free to SEND IN YOUR DONATIONS to:
38-11 Ditmars Blvd.
Astoria, NY 11105


Quoted information about Camping4Words brought to you by Camping4Words. For more information about Camping4Words Poetry in the Garden Fundraiser, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/563518110494099/

For more information about Camping4Words, visit:
Website: http://www.camping4words.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/camping4words/?fref=ts
Email: [email protected]

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