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“A Blanket and a Basket of Chow”— a Picnic Celebration of California Writers on October 9th

Cascade Flows, Singalong, Picnic, Readings & Poet Laureate Celebration. Join us! Seeking inspiration at Joaquin Miller Park Join us for a special celebration on the afternoon of October 9th, 2021 in Joaquin Miller Park! A ribbon-cutting ceremony with city officials and the Friends of Joaquin Miller Park at noon will mark the completion of phase one of the water feature restoration. ...

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Time of picnic

Dear CWCers, A few eagle-eyed members clued me in to an important detail that I overlooked in my email blast yesterday—the time of the event! The annual CWC statewide picnic is from 1–4, Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland. I've attached the official invitation. And more info on LitCake (just one of the fabulous events at the picnic) is below. LitCake! At the ...

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CWC’s annual picnic is this Saturday!

Come one, come all to the statewide annual California Writers Club picnic! Come for the free burgers! Come to dazzle us all at open mic! Come to impress us with your Lit cake! (Or just eat someone else's!) Come to chat, cavort, and generally have a lovely time with your writing cohorts! Linda Brown has gotten very few RSVPs. I'm hoping that this means that many of you were having wonderful ...

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CWC Statewide Picnic in Oakland – July 20th

In lieu of a general meeting in July, the Berkeley Branch of the CWC invites members to welcome our colleagues from all over California to our own historic Joaquin Miller Park.  As the legend of the 1909 founding of CWC goes, Joaquin Miller used to invite his writing friends, including Jack London, Gertrude Stein, and John Muir to his home for picnics, literary discussions, and bohemian ...

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CWC Annual Picnic is this Saturday!

The Berkeley branch doesn’t meet until September, but we can still get together for food and fun. The annual CWC picnic invites members from all over California to gather at Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland. Bring a side dish to share and don’t forget about the literary baking contest. You will not be judged on the taste of your baked goods, just the literary cleverness attached. Not to brag, ...

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CWC Annual Picnic — July 21 at Joaquin Miller Park

In the spirit of Joaquin Miller, who was famous for his outdoor literary salons, the California Writers Club is holding its annual picnic on Saturday, July 21, 2012, from 1-4p.m.  Members from all over the state will gather for a barbecue, potluck, and open mic. Details and a map can be found at www.calwriters.org. Not a member yet? Join today

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July 30 – CWC Annual Picnic in Joaquin Miller Park

Bring "a blanket and a basket of chow" and come hang out with all your writer friends! When: Saturday, July 30, 1-4:00 pm Where: The Fire Circle in Joaquin Miller Park, about 1/2  mile above Highway 13 on Joaquin Miller Road.  The Fire Circle is inside the park, slightly north of Joaquin Miller's Abbey and below the Cascades, and not visible from Joaquin Miller Road. Here is a charming Park ...

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Honor the Earth with Sustainable Storytelling & Literary Action 4/24/22

Join us April 24th for a festival of outdoor lit in Joaquin Miller Park! Our April meeting will be set among a day full of springtime activities and networking. All events are free except the meeting/speaker series, for which we ask that you purchase a ticket. (Free tickets are available for those who need them. 10-12 p.m. Earth Day in the Park Come work with Friends of Joaquin ...

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“Write in the Hights*” – Monthly Retreat

  A unique writing retreat in a secluded public park  Our Writer in Residence at Joaquin Miller Park hosts a mid-month writing retreat for the public. Come any time during the day, take a walk and explore, and find a picnic table anywhere to clear your mind and put some words on paper. If you'd like to meet other writers, meet up at the Ranger Station - inside or outside - at 9am, ...

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Rainy ravine at Joaquin Miller Park

Announcing our new Writer-in-Residence Program at Joaquin Miller Park

October 9th: Cascade Flows, Picnic & Poet Laureate. Join us! seeking inspiration at Joaquin Miller Park The history of the California Writers Club and Joaquin Miller Park are deeply intertwined, as the Club was formed by civic-minded literary figures who would gather on the land when it belonged to poet Joaquin Miller, who called it “The Hights” (his spelling). CWC, which formed in ...

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