March 8, 2013

International Women’s Day Breakfast

Women and Hunger: Putting Food on the Table Friday, March 8, 2013 – 7:30-9:30 am Simmons College – 300 The Fenway Linda K. Paresky Conference Center Boston, MA 02115 Suggested donation: $6.00 Includes light continental breakfast Public transportation is highly encouraged (E train on the Green Line, Museum of Fine …
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March 9, 2013

Grimke Day

Saturday, March 9 – 2:00 pm Hyde Park Main Streets’ 3nd Annual Women’s History Month Celebration Tea  This year’s program will center on the notable Grimke Family of Hyde Park.  Sisters Angelina (pictured) and Sarah Grimke were among the earliest pioneers of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. 2013 marks the …
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March 21, 2013

Book Talk by Megan Marshall: Margaret Fuller: An American Life

Thursday, March 21, 2013 12:00-1:00 pm at the Boston Athenaeum  10 1/2 Beacon Street This event is free and open to the public. Margaret Fuller: A New American Life From an early age, Margaret Fuller dazzled New England’s intelligentsia. Her famous Conversations changed women’s sense of how they could think and live; …
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March 21, 2013

Reinstallation of the “Nine Notable Women” Mural and Author Talk

Thursday, March 21 – 6:00 pm Boston Public Library, Copley Branch Reinstallation: The Nine Notable Women Mural created in 1980 by public artist Ellen Lanyon recognizes the accomplishments of nine Boston women.  The painting, commissioned by Workingmens Cooperative Bank, is on loan from Simmons College.  The mural was “lost” when …
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Saturday, March 23, 2013

Walking in their Shoes: Women of Uphams Corner

Saturday, March 23 – 10:30 am Uphams Corner Branch Library 500 Columbia Road, Dorchester Women leaders once led civil and health reform from Uphams Corner. Join Boston Women’s Heritage Trail members at six sites. Learn about women like Elida Fowle.Seventeen-year-old Elida Rumsey (pictured at right) went to Washington during the Civil War …
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