January 3 – New Year New Poets
February 7 – Shakespeare and Sonnets
March 7 – Irish Poets
April 4 – song lyrics as poetry
May 2 – Poetic Forms
June 6 – the Beat Poets (for our Summer reading theme)
July 11*special date – Poet Laureates
August 1 – Haiku on a hot summer day!
September 5 – Texas poets
October 3 – Latin American poets in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month
November 7 – no public schedule (Darlene always uses for her holiday brunch)
December 5 – holiday poetry
January 4 New Year, New Poets Share a new poet to you.
February 8 Love Poetry
March 1 Irish Limericks
April 5 Poet Laureates
May 3 Exploring Poetic Forms Bring your own or another example of a poetry form you love.
June 7 Animal Poems In support of our Summer Learning Odyssey 2021, which is "Tails and Tales".
July 12** Summer Poetry
August 2 Song Lyrics as Poetry
September 13** Concrete Poems Poems that are physical shapes.
October 4 Favorite Texas Poets
November 1 Blackout Poems Have fun with a magazine article or book page.Cross out text lines to "carve" a poem from what remains.
December 6 Holiday Poetry and Annual Holiday Luncheon
January 6 100th Anniversary of the Roaring 20s Bring in poems celebrating jazz, flappers, prohibition or anything else that made the 1920s.
February 3 Winter Poetry Poems that bring you warmth or remind you of the snowy season
March 2 Texas Poetry Honoring Texas Independence Day
April 6 Earth Day 2020 Poems about the planet
May 4 Happy Birthday Poetry Bring in poems by someone who was born or died in May
June 1 World Poetry Kick off our 2020 Summer Odyssey!
July 6 Mythology in Poetry Bring a piece of work based on a mythological character.
August 3 Blackout Poetry Special Fun morning of experimenting with Blackout Poetry
September 7 (SPECIAL DATE) Limericks and Haikus Exploring short poetry forms
October 5 Spooky Poetry Poems that give you chills as we head into the spooky season
November 2 Women’s Poetry Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment
December 7 World War II Poetry Observing the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor bombing with poetry created in WWII.
January 7 Poems from Across the Pond
February 4 The Song Lyric as Poetry
March 4 Poems You Loved as a Child – Dr. Seuss Day
April 1 Poetic Form: The Villanelle
May 6 Happy Birthday Walt Whitman!
June 3 Go Global: Poems of the World
July 1 Coming Home: Texas Hill Country Poetry
August 5 Groovy Poetry – Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock
September 9 (Special Date) Psychology of Poetry – Verse that makes you feel
October 7 Tribute Poems: Real or Imagined, Friend or Foe – Poems that remind you of, or you have written about, another sentient being
November 4 Grateful for Poetry – Poems that provide grace & gratitude
December 2 Inspiring Poems, or Works that Inspired You to Write a Poem - annual holiday potluck
January 8 (Special Date) Form Poetry: Share your favorite poetic form
February 5 Poem Pairs: Bring a photograph or a personal item and a poem that pairs with it
March 5 World Poets: Celebrating World Poetry Day (March 21)
April 2 Poet Laureates: Celebrating National Poetry Month
May 7 Field Trip Poetry: PoeTree event at Igo Library in San Antonio
June 4 Poems about Music and Musicians
July 2 Song Lyric Poetry
August 6 Haiku
September 10 (Special Date) Art Poetry: Poetry Inspired by Art
October 1 Poems that Spook!
November 5 War Poetry
December 3 Holiday Party and Poetry