Please join us on Saturday, August 19, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at Modesto Flores Garden on Lexington Avenue near 104th Street. Featured poets include Jesus Papoleto Melendez and Mariposa – plus open mike. Poetas con Café is sponsored by Hope Community, Inc. as a forum for poets and musicians to share their work with the East Harlem community. Readings are held once a month – from June through September. Hope commissions local artists whose work is connected to the East Harlem area. Refreshments and snacks provided by Hope Community; plus specialty coffee courtesy of East Harlem Café. This free program is also made possible with matching grants from Poets & Writers, Inc. and the NYS Council on the Arts. For more information, call (212) 860-8821, Ext. 162.