Rochester NOW Calendar

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CALENDAR

"This opportunity was brought to you courtesy of feminism." -- Marie C. Wilson, President and Founder, The White House Project

All events are located in Rochester, NY unless otherwise noted.

May 20
2:00 pm

The Good The Bad and The Funny
A celebration of being transgender and gender expansive in the world today. Several members of the Transgender Community will tell their stories. Sponsored by the Women's Rights National Historical Park. The event will be held in the Park's Wesleyan Chapel, Seneca Falls, NY.

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May 22
Noon
2:00 pm

Anthony Museum Monday Lecture Series
Dr. Alison Parker, Professor of History, the College at Brockport, will speak on "Mary Church Terrell: A Black Woman's Perspective on Suffrage and Civil Rights." Luncheon at noon ($25) or tea at 2:00 pm ($15). Carriage House, National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, 17 Madison St. To register, call 585-279-7490 x10 or reserve online.

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June 2
6:00 -
9:00 pm

Because of Women Like Her ... Winning the Vote in New York State
The opening reception for this exhibit which will commemorate the NYS Woman Suffrage Centennial. Part of Rochester's First Friday. See an eclectic mix of historical artifacts like Susan B. Anthony's dress, Martha Matilda Harper's prototype for the original salon shampoo chair, a Bloomer costume, a variety of suffrage banners, and much, much more! Central Library, 1st Floor, Rundel Memorial Building, 115 South Ave.

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June 3
7:30 pm

Rochester Women's Community Chorus: Pure Imagination
The RWCC spring concert. Tickets at the door: $15 adults, $12 seniors and students, $6 children (discounted tickets may be purchased at rwcc.ticketleap.com). Harley School, 1981 Clover St.

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June 9
6:30 pm

Embrace - One woman's journey to inspire everyBODY
Body Image Activist Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photo that went viral. EMBRACE follows Taryn's crusade as she explores the global issue of body loathing. Panel discussion after the movie. $11 and must be reserved online. Sponsored by Rochester Media Association and Natalie Sinisgalli Photography. The Little Theatre, 240 East Ave.

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June 19
7:00 pm

Rochester NOW Meeting
First Unitarian Church, 220 Winton Rd. South.

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June 29 -
July 2

National NOW Conference
Not Backing Down, Rising Together! is the conference theme. Grassroots activists will gather for inspiring plenary speakers, thought-provoking workshops, and opportunities to engage with feminist organizers from around the country. Members will also shape the future of the organization by casting their votes for the next president and vice president of NOW. Orlando, Florida. See website for registration information.

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July
14 - 16

Convention Days 2017
Join Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, NY for Convention Days 2017 July 14-16. This three day event will be filled with exciting speakers, historical actors (Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Frederick Douglass),theater performances, children's activities, multiple art exhibits, vendors, and so much more. Our Keynote Speaker will be Elizabeth Nyamayaro from UN Women, the head of HeForShe. See website for more information.

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July 17

Rochester NOW
No July meeting planned at this time - but we are thinking of several actions for the summer. We will update this calendar as plans are made.

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