This page is a 2018 Archive of Past Events and Speakers for Valley Byliners

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GUEST SPEAKER: James Elton Arnold

Date: 04/14/2018
Time: 1:30PM - 3PM
Place: Harlingen Public Library

The Rio Grand Valley Byliners welcomes James Elton Arnold as our guest speaker on “The Importance of Caring and Connection”

James Elton Arnold is the author of one book of poetry, The Trust. During his early fifties he was encouraged by a wonderful friend, the late Dr. Israel Cuellar, to write his poems and publish them.

Topics to include who/what is or was:
  • Marasmus Syndrome
  • Old Anna
  • Fritz Bradley Talbot
  • URLs concerning the importance of touch
  • Age Birth to 3 years period of development


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SPECIAL EVENT: Poetry Night

Date: 04/17/2018
Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Place: Harlingen Public Library, Conference Room

Join us for our Poetry night, open to all. Located at the Harlingen Public Library in the Conference Room. Please keep all submissions family friendly. Refreshments will be provided.

Please contact us at 956.216.5823 to let us know you will be attending.

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GUEST SPEAKER: Eileen Mattei

Date: 03/10/2018
Time: 1:30PM - 3PM
Place: Harlingen Public Library

Eileen Mattei will be presenting a workshop on "Creating Memorable Memoirs." Eileen is the author of five books and numerous articles which have been featured in Texas Highways, Texas Wildlife Association, Texas Coop Power magazines as well as several others. Twenty-four years ago Eileen moved to Harlingen and began writing about aquaculture.

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SPECIAL EVENT: Poetry Night

Date: 02/20/2018
Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Place: Harlingen Public Library, Conference Room

In a world that seems, at times without Rhyme or Reason, we need poetry. This event is free to all and submissions should be family friendly. refreshments will be provided.

Please contact us at 956.216.5823 to let us know you will be attending.

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GUEST SPEAKER: Susan LeMiles

Date: 01/13/2018
Time: 1:30PM - 3PM
Place: Harlingen Public Library, Conference Room

Valley Byliners' own author, Susan LeMiles, will tackle the subject of Critiquing. Is is better to give or to receive? In order to improve our skill it is important to know how your work affects others. Join us for this skills session.

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SPECIAL EVENT: Poetry Night

Date: 01/16/2018
Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Place: Harlingen Public Library, Conference Room

In a world that seems, at times without Rhyme or Reason, we need poetry. This event is free to all and submissions should be family friendly. refreshments will be provided.

Please contact us at 956.216.5823 to let us know you will be attending.

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WORKSHOP: Emilio Cueto

Date: 02/10/2018
Time: 9:00AM - 3PM
Place: Harlingen Public Library Auditorium

This year’s workshop, A Day in Cuba, will feature guest presenter Emilio Cueto, a well known expert on Cuban culture, Cuban history, and Cuban art.

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Registration: 20$
Early Bird Registration: 15$