WHAT: Unveiling of winning poem in the City’s Walk on Words poetry contest.
WHEN: Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Yellen Park, 5100 E. Ave. S, Dog Park entrance
WHO: City of Palmdale Mayor Pro Tem Loa and Councilmembers; Parks and Recreation staff; first place and honorable mention poetry contest winners.
WHY: To announce and unveil the winning poem in the Walk on Words Contest, which will be stamped in concrete at Yellen Dog Park. Honorable mention winners will also be announced.
BACKGROUND: Participants in the Walk on Words Poetry Contest were asked to craft a poem with the theme “Dog In The Park.” The contest was free and open to all ages. Poems had to be original compositions, no more than 12 lines long, including title, with a maximum of 35 characters per line, including spaces.