American poet Nikki Giovanni is the guest speaker Wednesday evening at the 2011 Community Partnership Gala for W.G. Sanders Middle School.
Admission is $20 and the public is welcome to attend the 6 p.m. event at the schools theater at 3455 Pine Belt Road. Proceeds will support literacy initiatives.
In addition to a book-signing by Giovanni, the event includes student performances and a recognition of Sanders students, teachers, community partners and volunteers.
During the day, Giovanni will hold writing workshops with students and staff.
For details, contact Christina Smith-Galloway at (803) 738-7575 or 467-7643 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.