See & Touch Grades Pre K - 2
“See and Touch”
Grades Pre-K – 2
Students will tour the home in which Walt Whitman was born and learn what life was like in 1819. They discuss contrasts between the “then and now," handle 19th century household items and period clothes. They also have fun while playing interactive historic games.
Estimated time: 1.5 hours
Monday – Friday………Minimum Fee $135
$7.00/student………… (September – June)
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Sun, January 11, 2015
Children's Program: Irish Dancers
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|2015 Long Island Poet of the Year Nominations|
The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is seeking nominations for the 2015 Long Island Poet of the Year award. This award is given annually to a Long Island poet recognized regionally for the excellence of his or her work and who is active in supporting and promoting poetry on Long Island.
The nomination should consist of a brief bio/CV, including publications, artistic engagements, and community activities, and a two page sample of the poet's work. This material should be submitted by email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to Executive Director, Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, 246 Old Walt Whitman Road, West Hills, New York 11746-4148
Nominations must be received by January 15, 2015. The WWBA Board of Trustees Program Committee will choose the awardee by January 31, 2015. The award will be presented at a reception-reading in April 2015.