Registration deadline for DeKalb’s Poetry Slam is April 7

March 24, 20171min2050
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In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host its second annual Poetry Slam on Friday, April 21, at 7 p.m., at Mason Mill Recreation Center, 1340 McConnell Drive, Decatur. DeKalb youth ages 5 to 17 can participate in the slam and must register by April 7.

The Poetry Slam features young poets and writers from DeKalb during a special evening that celebrates the power of words, music and the triumph of hope. Admission is $5.

To access online registration, visit and click the “Register Now” button on the department’s home page or register in person at any DeKalb recreation center.

For more information, contact LaShanda Davis, Recreation, and Parks and Cultural Affairs public relations specialist, at 404-371-3643 or

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