Central Illinois residents invited to "Poetry on the Prairie" event

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DECATUR - The Macon County Conservation District has announced that Homestead Prairie Farm is hosting a "Poetry on the Prairie" program on July 5.

Officials say the program will start at 2:00 p.m. at the Homestead Prairie Farm at Rock Springs Conservation Area.  Residents will be able to listen to an informal poetry recitation, and can also read their favorite poem or poems written by an Illinois poet of any era, or a poem written by any 19th Century poet.

Admission to this event is free and open to the public, and no registration is required.  For more information, visit http://maconcountyconservation.org/.

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