For those interested in supporting community forests and expanding their volunteerism skillset, consider attending the Indiana Community Tree Steward Program training event on May 15th -16th at Gabis Arboretum in Valparaiso. Ages 18+ Price: $35.00 (includes lunch for both days)
National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates headlines 36th annual Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago - June 6 and 7
Printers Row Lit Fest, the largest free outdoor literary showcase in the Midwest, returns for its 36th year with 100% free programming for book lovers, Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Presented by the not-for-profit Near South Planning Board (NSPB), the highly anticipated 2020 festival will be headlined by New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates, the recipient of this year’s Harold Washington Literary Award.