Poets and artists sought for two summer events


 NORWAY — Now in its eighth year as part of the Norway Arts Festival, Poets on the Porch seeks local poets to read original work from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 10, in front of the Norway Memorial Library porch.

Poets read for five minutes each.

To sign up, poets should contact Lisa Moore at 743-9808 or [email protected]

 BOWDOINHAM — The Merrymeeting Arts Center invites artists to submit works in all media for its annual Artist Member Show, running June 4 to July 17.

Artists must be current members of the center. To become a member, go online to merrymeetingartscenter.org. Submissions will be included on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applications are due Friday, May 14. Forms are available online or from the center at Cathance Landing, 9 Main St. Artwork should be delivered between 4 and 6 p.m. Friday, May 21, or between noon and 2 p.m. Saturday, May 22. A one-page artist statement, full information for labels and a show price list must be provided. For more information, call Peggy Muir at 666-3426.