Altrusa of the Central Coast presents World Poetry Day: Poetic Voices of the Central Coast. This event is to promote literacy through the words of poetic voices from our community. The event will be on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Santa Maria Public Library, inside Shepard Hall from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. This event is free to the public as well as authors that will be participating.

There will be a Meet & Greet from local authors, an open mic for those who would like to share their poetry with, refreshments, face painting for the very young, and there will be door prizes.

For more information about this event, how you can be a part of it contact Robin Gorley at 805.934.3013 or by email at