About The Event

The December BONK! event will be held on Saturday, December 9th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at The Racine Public Library (75 7th Street, Racine, WI 53403) The event will be an open mic and pot-luck to celebrate the last 15 years of BONK!

About The Potluck

Plates, cups, napkins, cutlery, and filtered water will be provided. We have a few outlets if you wish to bring hot food. We do have access to a fridge if needed. If you want to bring hot food or use the fridge, please shoot us an email at contact@bonkseries.org so we can make sure we have space for you. We will also have index cards to label each dish so those with certain dietary restrictions can enjoy the potluck as well. Vegan and vegetarian food is encouraged but not required.

About The Open-Mic

While most BONK! Events are curated with a specific lineup, this event is first come, first serve. There will be a sign up sheet which will be open all night until full. Performers can perform one of their original works or share a favorite memory of BONK! (Note: there is no guarantee that the sign up sheet will go in order. Esteban has a mind of his own.)

About The Poetry Swap

Also called a poetry potluck, people are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their favorite poem or poems that they have written to share with the other attendees. There will me a place for people to put their poems for others to browse and take a copy if they so wish. If you are interested in participating, you can either print your poems or write them out by hand in a legible font. Please provide at least 10 copies of the work you want to share.

Other Information

T-Shirts will be available for sale for $15 each. Free BONK! stickers to all who either perform for the open-mic or bring a dish to pass. The building is wheelchair accessible (including the restrooms) For sound equipment, we have 2 microphones, speakers and a mixer. Let us know if you need an aux cord or another accommodation such as a specific allergy or seating requirement by emailing us at contact@bonkseries.org

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