14 Thursday / June 14, 2018

Kayak Fishing Workshop

06:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Paynetown State Recreation Area

Learn to fish from a kayak at Paynetown SRA, June 14

In partnership with the IDNR Division of Fish and Wildlife, Monroe Lake is offering a two-hour kayak fishing workshop at Paynetown State Recreation Area on Thursday, June 14 at 6 p.m.

The free workshop is limited to 15 people, ages 18 and up. Registration is required by June 11 at http://bit.ly/kayakfishjun2018. Participants can bring their own kayak or rent one for $10.

No prior fishing experience is required; brand-new anglers are welcome. However, you do need to have at least two hours of prior kayaking experience or have completed an intro to kayaking workshop within the past year.

The workshop will begin with shoreline fishing, to ensure that all participants are comfortable with fishing basics. Participants will then climb into kayaks and work on translating those shoreline skills into on-the-water skills.

Instructors will provide personal assistance to all participants, so that everyone will leave the workshop ready to go kayak fishing again on their own.

Participants need to bring a valid Indiana fishing license with them to the workshop. Licenses can be purchased online at http://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/9339.htm; the price for Indiana residents is $9 for a one-day license or $17 for an annual license.

Questions about the workshop should be directed to the Paynetown Activity Center at 812-837-9967 or [email protected].

Outdoors / Sports

14 Thursday / June 14, 2018

Players Pub Spoken Word Series

06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Players Pub

Sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington
Featuring: Jasper Wirtshafter, Krista Cox, Nick Wort
Music by Merrie April
There will also be an open mic.

NICK WORT is a grad student at IU South Bend, and the winner of the 2017 Wolfson Poetry Prize. His work has appeared in Philosophical Idiot, Analecta, Twyckenham Notes, and Soft Cartel. Follow him on Twitter: @dollartreevegan

JASPER WIRTSCHAFTER is a poet living in Bloomington Indiana. He performed with F Word Performers, a queer feminist art collective, for four years. His work has been published in Drunk in a Midnight Choir, Black Napkin Press and elsewhere.

For money, KRISTA COX is a paralegal. For joy, she’s an associate poetry editor at Stirring: A Literary Collection and Executive Director of Lit Literary Collective, a South Bend, Indiana-based nonprofit serving her local literary community. Her poetry has appeared in Columbia Journal, Rappahannock Review, The Humanist, and elsewhere. She’s on the internet at www.kristacox.me.

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