Meeting set for today on upcoming Cowboy Poetry Week


PRESCOTT -- Organizers of Cowboy Poetry Week in Prescott are spurring other communities in the area to join them in the celebration.

Cowboy Poetry Week is billed as an opportunity for the lively and entertaining exploration of history and culture that is unique to the American west, according to a press release.

Prescott's community event is April 19 at 7 p.m. at the Prescott Lions Community Center.The format will be "open mic" and all cowboy and cowgirl/western entertainers are invited to participate.

Prescott librarian Josh Westbrook plans an all-ages poetry writing contest and a cowboy-themed coloring contest leading up to the event.

A second organizing meeting is scheduled for today at 6:30 p.m. in the Prescott library. Contact Susan Matley for more information at or at 509-540-8302.


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