An Evening with Best-selling Author, Amy Stewart
East Carolina University, Science and Technology Bldg, room C307
As part of our Earth Day 2015 events, the Center for Biodiversity at East Carolina University presents Amy Stewart, best-selling author of The Drunken Botanist, Wicked Plants, Wicked Bugs, and Flower Confidential, at 8pm on April 21st in C307 in the Science and Technology Building. She is a dynamic and engaging speaker whose books focus on the positive and negative impacts of the natural world on people. Her topics have relevance to scientists, gardeners, and cocktail-lovers everywhere. A reception and book signing will follow the talk. All are welcome!
For more information, please contact Heather Vance-Chalcraft at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252-328-9841. This event is a signature North Carolina Science Festival event (http://www.ncsciencefestival.org/).
Heather Vance-Chalcraft, 252-328-9841, www.ecu.edu/biology/ncbiodiversity
Hatteras Storytelling Festival: Yarn Tellin', Foot Tappin', Hatteras Style
Date(s): 5/2/2014, 5/3/2014, 5/4/2014
Hatteras Village - Outer Banks
Join OUR STATE for the 2nd Annual Hatteras Storytelling Festival: Yarn Tellin', Foot Tappin', Hatteras Style
May 2 - 4, 2014
Hatteras Village - Outer Banks
Featuring storytelling with:
Clyde Edgerton - novelist, musician, and storyteller
Bland Simplson - author, storyteller, professor, and member of The Red Clay Ramblers
Clifford Swain - motivational speaker, educator, musician, and storyteller
Kevin Duffus - historian, author, and storyteller
Ben Cherry - storyteller, A.K.A. Blackbeard the Pirate
Rodney Kemp - Fish House Liar, N.C. Historian of the Year
James Charlet - local historian, storyteller
Nu-Blu - nationally-known bluegrass group from Siler City, N.C.
Banjo Island - bluegrass group from Hatteras Island, Lots of local storytellers
A Taste of the Village - registration night - enjoy various culinary delights of Hatteras Village
This project is funded in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.
For more information please visit www.HatterasYarns.com or call (252) 986-2109.
For information on where to stay on Hatteras Island, please visit outerbanks.org
Dawn DeAnna Wilson's "Creating Memorable Characters: A Workshop"
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Coffee Shack, 168 Beacon Dr. Wintervilee, Nc 28590
The Pen and Paper Lounge presents Author/Artist Dawn Deanna Wilson to Winterville on April 5, 2014 to facilitate Creating Memorable Characters, a hands-on workshop for beginner to intermediate writers (even the secret ones.) Bring a notebook, pen and prepare to create unforgettable characters.
A book signing and readings will immediately follow the workshop Packets of materials will be provided for each participant to use during and after the workshop. Donations accepted to offset printing of packets and other participants' costs, but, all are welcome. Please reserve your seat due to limited seating.
Celest at 252-526-7353, email@example.com, or visit https://dawn-d-wilson-workshop.eventbrite.com.
Literacy Volunteers of Beaufort County
Auditorium at Beaufort County Community College
The Teacher Who Couldn’t Read author, John Corcoran will make an appearance in Beaufort County at 11:00 a.m. on March 25, 2014 in the Auditorium at Beaufort County Community College. The free event is co-sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Washington and Literacy Volunteers of Beaufort County. Mr. Corcoran, who read only at a second grade level until the age of 48 managed to graduate from high school and college and to work as a high school teacher and real estate developer without being discovered. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, 60 Minutes, CNN, Tavis Smiley Show and has become a national spokesperson for adult literacy. In 1997 he started his own foundation, The John Corcoran Foundation to make a way for anyone to learn to read. He has also written and published another book A Bridge to Literacy . You can read more about his life and experiences at www.johncorcoran.org He will also be appearing in Raleigh, New Bern and several other North Carolina cities while on this tour. Please bring your friends and join us on March 25, 2014 at 11:00 am at BCCC Auditorium for this inspiring program!
Further information, please contact Pat Lurvey, Literacy Volunteers at firstname.lastname@example.org; Virginia Jenks, First Presbyterian Church; or newhopeliteracy.org who are arranging his schedule.