Women's History Month Calendar
March 2000

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Event: Women in Flight: A Scavenger Hunt
Sponsor(s): Smithsonian Institution
Location: National Air and Space Museum
Washington, DC
Time: 9:45am - 5:30pm
 

March - All Month

Event: Photography Show, "Tribute to Kentucky Women"
Sponsor(s): Kentucky Commission on Women
Location: Louisville Free Public Library
Louisville, Kentucky
 

March - All Month

Event: The 16th Annual Write Women Back Into History Essay Contest
Sponsor(s): Iowa Commission on the Status of Women, the Iowa Department of Education, and the State Historical Society of Iowa
Contact: Lori M. Schrader-Bachear 515-281-4470
 

March - All Month

Event: Celebrating Women's History Month With a "Women's Vote" Program
Sponsor(s): Santa Clara Office of Women's Advocacy
Contact: Patricia D. Lee 408-299-3800 ext 7300
 

March - All Month

Event: Three portraits will be unveiled as part of the Kentucky Commission on Women Kentucky Women Remembered Exhibit: a series of watercolor portraits which hang in the state capitol. A special award will also be given to former governor Martha Layne Collins.
Sponsor(s): Kentucky Women's Commission
Location: Kentucky State Capitol
Contact: 502-564-6643
 
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March 13

Event: "The Supremes: Perspectives on Justice O'Connor and Ginsberg" - A lecture by Barbara Perry, author of several books about the Supreme Court.
Sponsor(s): Colorado Coalition for Women's History
Location: Golda Meir Center
Aurara Campus, CO
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Contact: 303-556-3220
 

March 13 - 24 (weekdays)

Event: Hands-on Exhibit for Women's History Month
Sponsor(s): Holley Museum House
Location: Academy Building
Main Street
Salisbury, CT
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
 
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March 16

Event:Colorado Women's Hall of Fame Induction Event 2000
Sponsor(s): Colorado Coalition for Women's History
Location: Sewell Ballroom, Denver Center for the Performing Arts Complex
Time: 5:30pm
Contact: Jackie Norris
303-894-0103
 

March 16

Event: 2nd Luncheon Lecture in Congressional Education Program with speaker Dr. Sharon Harley discussing women's roles in the Civil Rights Movement
Location: Rayburn Office Building Room B369
Washington, DC
Sponsor(s): National Women's History Museum
Time: 12:00pm - 1:15pm
 
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March 17

Event: Nevada State Conference, "Echoes from the Past"
Sponsor(s): The Nevada Women's History Project
Location: Riveria Hotel Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
Time: 11:30am-8:00pm
Contact: 702-255-8309 or 702-457-4577
 

March 17 - 18

Event: Michigan Women Studies Association Annual Conference, "Women and the New Millenium: Learning from the Past, Looking Towards the Future"
Sponsor(s): Michigan Women Studies Program
Location: Michigan State University Union
Lansing, MI
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Contact: 517-355-4495 or 517-372-9772
 
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March 18

Event: Hands-on Activity
Sponsor(s): Smithsonian Institution
Location: National Postal Museum, Discovery Center
Washington, DC
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
 

March 18

Event: Hands on History Day: Women in Aviation
Sponsor(s): Smithsonian Institution
Location: National Air and Space Museum
Information Desk (South Lobby)
Washington, DC
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
 
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March 19-22

Event: Sixth Annual Black Women's Conference, "Womanism and Feminism in the New Millenium"
Sponsor(s): University of Kentucky African American Studies and Research Program
Location: Lexington, KY
Time: Day-Long
Contact: (606) 257-3593
 

March 19

Event:A Thousand Years of Ceremony. Florence Jones' career as a healer who leads the Winnemem Wintus of northern California in an effort to protect their sacred sites, language, and healing traditions.
Sponsor(s): Smithsonian Institution
Location: National Museum of Natural History, Baird Auditorium
Washington, DC
Time: 11:15am
 
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March 20

Event: "Humana's Celebration of Women"
Sponsor(s): Kentucky Commission on Women
Location: The Olmstead House
Louisville, Kentucky
Time: 5:30pm-9:00pm
 

March 20-31

Event: Oklahoma-Mexico Women's Leadership Development Workshop
Sponsor(s): Oklahoma State Legislature and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Contact: Martha Brown
202-619-5331
 
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March 21

Event: Harriet Woods, former president of the National Women's Political Caucus and the Lieutenant Governor of the State of Missouri, talks about her new book "Stepping Up to Power: The Political Journey of Women in America"
Sponsor(s): The Women's Memorial
Location: Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, VA
Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm
Contact: 703-533-1155
 

March 21/22

Event: Public Meeting of the President's Commission on the Celebration of Women in American History
Location: White House Conference Center
Washington, DC
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm on the 21st, 9:00am-noon on the 22nd
Contact: NWHP@aol.com
 
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March 22

Event: Program and Reception honoring the National Women's History Project
Sponsor(s): White House for Women's Initiatives and Outreach, Congressional Women's Caucus and the President's Commission on the Celebration of American Women's History
Location: Statuary Hall, US Capitol
Washington, DC
Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm
Contact: NWHP@aol.com
 

March 22

Event: Dedication of Plaque at the Clara Barton Missing Soldier's Office
Sponsor(s): General Services Administration
Location: 436-441 - 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC
Contact: GSA
202-501-2200
 

March 22

Event: Cine Mexicano!: Mexico's Women Filmmakers Screening of “Troacalles”, Directed by Mathilde Landeta (1951)
Sponsor(s): Mexican Cultural Institute, National Museum of Women in the Arts
Location: 1250 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC
Time: 7:00pm
Contact: 202-783-5000 or www.nmwa.org
 

March 22

Event: Women's History of Trail of Washington DC booklet by the Commission is being unveiled
Sponsor(s): General Services Administration
 

March 22

Event: Honoring the National Women's History Project on it 20th Anniversary
Sponsor(s): The General Federation of Women's Clubs
Location: GFWC Headquarters
1734 N Street NW
Washington, DC
Time: 9:30-11:30 am
Contact: NWHP@aol.com or 707-838-6000
 
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March 23

Event: Bus Tour of Women's Historic Sites and unveiling of publication “Women's History Trail of Washington DC”
Sponsor(s): Women's History Project and General Service Administration
Location: Washington, DC
Contact: NWHP@aol.com
 
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March 24

Event: “Class of 1848: American Women Many Routes to Emancipation 150 Years Ago”
Sponsor(s): Newcomb College and League of Women Voters of New Orleans
Location: New Orleans, LA
Time: 4:00pm
 

March 24

Event: “Empowering Latina Women in the 21st Century” Brunch
Sponsor(s): Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Domestic Violence Unit, the Department of Social Services, United Family Services, Victim Assistance Program, the Shelter for Battered Women, and Catholic Social Service's Programa Esperanza
Location: Myers Park Baptist Church
Charlotte, NC
Time: 11:00am
 

March 24

Event: Grand Opening of “Dressed for Duty” a new exhibit on women's military uniforms; Wings over the Rockies Museum will be hosting a tribute to women veterans with many pioneers in women's aviation present.
Sponsor(s): Colorado Coalition for Women's History
Location: Wings Over Rockies Museum
Denver, CO
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Contact: 1-888-79WINGS
 

March 24 - 26

Event: 3rd Annual National Black Herstory Conference and Awards Banquet, “21st Century Survival Guide: Recapturing Lessons Learned in the Past”
Sponsor(s): National Black Herstory Taskforce, Inc.
Location: Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Contact: 404-508-8040 or www.blackherstory.com
 
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March 25

Event: Annual Women's Hall of Fame Awards Breakfast
Sponsor(s): Baltimore City Commission for Women
Location: Martin's West
Baltimore, MD
Time: 8:30-12:00pm
 

March 25

Event: Women in History House Tour for Parents and Daughters
Sponsor(s): Holley House Museum
Location: Academy Building
Salisbury, CT
Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm
 
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March 28

Event: Arlington County's 14th Annual Women's History Month Dinner and 2000 Person of Vision Awards with speaker Dr. Belle S. Wheelan
Sponsor(s): Arlington County Commission on the Status of Women
Time: 6pm reception; 7pm dinner; 8pm program
Contact: 703-228-5995
 
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March 29

Event: Women and Business in the 21st Century: Shaping the Future
Sponsor(s): The Women's Summit
Location: Bryant College
Smithfield, RI
 

March 29

Event: “In America: A Conversation with Susan Sontag.” Author and director discusses her latest novel.
Sponsor: Smithsonian Institution
Location: National Museum of Natural History
Washington, DC
Time: 8:00pm
Contact: 202-357-3030
 
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March 31

Event: The Renwick Invitational: Five Women in Craft
Sponsor(s): Smithsonian Institution
Location: Renwick Gallery
Washington, DC
Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm

 

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