june, 2019

08jun11:00 am4:00 pmBrooklyn Public Library and Ft. Green Park Conservancy To Celebrate Walt Whitman’s 200th Birthday with Beard and Moustache Competition11:00 am - 4:00 pm Fort Greene Park Monument, Fort Greene Park Willoughby Ave. &, Washington Park

Event Details

Hosted By “Too
Woke” Comedian Nore Davis and Coney Island Performance Artist Adam Realman,
Public Library (BPL)
Public Library is celebrating
Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday with a beard and moustache
competition. Librarians and celebrity judges—including comedians Murf Meyer,
Jordan Temple and Sue Smith—will award prizes in Whitman-themed categories:


Barbaric Yawp –
(Best Natural Moustache)
Leaves of Grass – (Best Natural Beard)
Song of Myself – (Best Costume Beard)
Sea Drift – (Best Styled Beard)
Flag of My Disposition – (Best Styled Moustache)
Out of the Cradle, Endlessly Rocking – (Best Kids
The Sleepers – (Best Teen Beard)
The Good Gray Poet – (Best in Show)


(Saturday) 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Fort Greene Park Monument

Fort Greene Park Willoughby Ave. &, Washington Park

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