On Friday, April 27, I will take part in Workers Memorial Day, a day to honor those workers killed or injured on the job. This event is a program of the Philadelphia Area Project for Occupational Safety and Health (PHILAPOSH) and the Philadelphia AFL-CIO. There will be a breakfast at the Sheet Metal Workers’ Hall, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd. in Philadelphia, then after the program there will be a funeral procession down Columbus Boulevard to Penn’s Landing, accompanied by Sean Wydlitz on bagpipes. For further information, please contact PHILAPOSH at (215)386-7000, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Sunday, April 29, I will dozens of other fine Philadelphia area poets in the 22nd Annual Poetry Ink, a program of the Moonstone Arts Center in honor of National Poetry Month.this will take place at 12:00 Noon at the District Council 1199C Hall, 1319 Locust Street. For further information, contact Moonstone Arts Center, http://moonstoneartscenter.org/.
On Tuesday, May 1, I will take part in celebrations of May Day, the international workers’ holiday, at a rally and public celebration at Clark Park, 43rd and Baltimore Avenue in Philadelphia. There will be live music, free food provided by the Vets for Peace Chapter 31 “Precision Grill Team,” and activities for kids. This event is sponsored by PHILAPOSH, the May day USA Committee, and the Pennsylvania Labor History Society. For further information, pleace contact Paul Grubb at (215)510-1939, email@example.com; or Jim Moran, (215)301-2633, firstname.lastname@example.org.