Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Slam in the Afternoon
take the stage May 3
Released by Kylie Bartel, Jelly Marketing
aspiring young poets and lyricists in the Fraser Valley, lelәm´ Arts &
Cultural Café and Langley Centennial Museum are proud to present Scriptum
Vox – the third annual youth poetry slam for poets age 13-18.
On Saturday, May 3, creative youth speakers will gather at lelәm´ from 2-4
pm and take the stage to share their voice.
The top teenage wordsmiths and performers in the Fraser Valley will be
decided by five guest judges selected from the audience and receive prizes
for their original compositions.
3 will also be a buzz of activity at the Fort Langley National Historic Site
as they host their Summer Launch and BBQ. Directly following Scriptum Vox,
families can head to the Fort and enjoy festivities such as airsoft musket
firing, BBQ concession, farm animals, behind the scenes tours and free
admission from 4:30-7pm.
Visit the Šxwimelə Gift Shop inside the Fort where you can taste new maple
treats and enter the draw for door prizes. There are also awesome sales to
peruse such as 30% off rain boots, toques and fingerless gloves. Managed by
the Seyem' Qwantlen Business Group, Šxwimelə Gifts specializes in First
Nations Art, gift ware, jewellery, crafts, Fort Langley memorabilia and
are still open for young poets to enter Scriptum Vox 2014 by emailing here or
calling 604.532.3536. Entry fees are $5 per competitor and more information
can be found at
With something fun for every family member, come out to lelәm´, the Fort
and Šxwimelə Gifts on May 3 and celebrate the summer launch of Fort Langley!
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