In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, EWHP has a full calendar of events planned for March 2018, in partnership with the Frances Willard House Museum and other Evanston women’s organizations.
On Thursday, March 8th from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at EHC (225 Greenwood Street, Evanston), there will be a pre-work and school celebration of International Women’s Day, with brief remarks highlighting the work of Evanston women leaders. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free but reservations are required as capacity is limited. Women and girls of all ages are welcome. Reservations at www.evanstonhistorycenter.org/all-events.
Later on Thursday March 8th International Women’s Day commemorations will continue with a film showing and discussion of I Am Jane Doe sponsored by the YWCA Evanston/NorthShore and other Evanston women’s organizations. This film highlights the stories of several American women who discover their daughters have been the victims of online trafficking. This event will take place from 5:45-8:45 p.m. at the Unitarian Church of Evanston (1330 Ridge Ave, Evanston). Tickets cost $10 ($5 for students). More info and tickets at: www.ywca.org.
On Sunday, March 11th there will be special tours at the Frances Willard House (1730 Chicago Ave, Evanston) where visitors can learn more about the WCTU’s historic work against sex trafficking worldwide. The tours will take place from 1-4 p.m. and cost $10. More info at: www.franceswillardhouse.org.
On Thursday, March 15th at 7 p.m. at EHC (225 Greenwood Street, Evanston) author Pamela Bannos will discuss her new book Vivien Maier: A Photographer’s Life and Afterlife. Tickets are $10 (EHC and FWHM members are free). A reception sponsored by Whole Foods Evanston begins at 6:30 p.m. and Bookends and Beginnings will have books for signing and sale after the talk. Reservations are recommended, go to www.evanstonhistorycenter.org/all-events.
Event sponsors include: Hewn Bakery and Whole Foods Evanston.