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Local Spoken Word and Live Music on Saturday, August 21

Local Spoken Word and Live Music

Watch Local Spoken Word and Live Music on Saturday, August 21, from Noon-5 pm at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park.

Event Schedule

👉 1:30-2:45p.m.: Reflections
We will be recognizing
• Jetson Grimes
• Fredd Atkins
• Willie Charles Shaw
• Miss Bernice Heggs

The history of Newtown will be given by Mr. James Brown

👉 3-5 p.m.: Spoken Word & Live Music
Local talent Melanie Lavendar will deliver a passionate spoken-word performance, and Gerald Augustin from Ft. Myers, Florida will keep your energy flowing with his saxophone with a variety of music from R&B to Pop music.

Come pull up, bring a lawn chair 🪑, and enjoy the diverse local literary and musical talents.

Gerald Augustin is sponsored through the generosity of Modern Marimba 🙏

If you are interested in vending at this event, please contact Danette, Market Manager, (813) 364-3618 or https://www.newtownfarmersmarketsrq.org.