Published May 24, 2002


Pleasanton’s First Annual Poetry and Arts Festival will take place on Saturday June 1, 2002.  The entire slate of arts activities will take place at the CarrAmerica Conference Center located at 4400 Rosewood Drive in Hacienda.

Join in the Fun
The day will include poetry workshops by distinguished poets, a fiction seminar, special youth workshops, and poetry readings.  From 1:00-6:15 p.m., a variety of poetry and arts activities will be free and open to the public.  Tickets for the entire festival, including workshops, are $65. 

At 6:15 p.m., a buffet dinner will be provided on the premises.  The dinner is included in the conference package and is also open to the public.  Tickets that include the buffet dinner and the evening poetry reading by workshop instructors are $40 and must be reserved by May 28.

The Festival finale will be a Poetry Reading by Kim Addonizio, Lynne Knight and Susan Wooldridge from 7:30-9:00 p.m.  Tickets to the poetry reading are only $10 and may be purchased at the door.

Information and Registration
For more information on the festival, contact the City of Pleasanton Civic Arts Presents using the information found below. To register for the Poetry and Arts Festival, or to make Saturday evening dinner reservations, call David Wright at (925) 484-0614.  

Contact Information
City of Pleasanton
Andy Jorgensen
P.O. Box 520, Pleasanton, California  94566
(925) 931-5347  phone     (925) 931-5477  fax     ajorgensen@ci.pleasanton.ca.us  e-mail     www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us    WWW

Hacienda Owners Association
4473 Willow Road, Suite 105, Pleasanton, California  94588-8570
(925) 734-6500  phone     (925) 734-6501  fax     info@hacienda.org  e-mail     www.hacienda.org    WWW