Rockford Writers’ Guild offers free event at Burpee Museum Sept. 21

Staff Report

The Rockford Writers’ Guild will present “Happy New (Writing) Year!” from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, at Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N. Main St., Rockford. The event is free and open to the public.

An intelligent and engaging lecture from Scott Williams, director of Science and Exhibits at Burpee, will be featured, along with book giveaways, a cash writing contest inspired by the lecture, poetry readings from the winners of the Summer Jobs Poetry Contest, a potluck, and a tour of the museum.

From the Sept. 17-23, 2014, issue

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