SPRING 2017 WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
MARCH 9, 11:30-1:00 ATHENA AWARDS LUNCHEON. Owensboro convention Center, benefits Girls Inc.
MARCH 13, 6:00 P.M.: Leila Salisbury, Dir., University of Kentucky Press, Daviess County Public Library
MARCH 11, 2:00-4:00 P.M.: A DAY OF BALANCE: PREPARING TO BE BOLD FOR CHANGE, at Zion UCC, 625 Allen Street, Owensboro RSVP 270-683-3811
MARCH 20, 2:00-4:00 p.m.: HONORING THE WOMEN OF KEN RAD/GE, at Owensboro Museum of Science and History
MARCH 24TH, 6:00 p.m.: BOOK GROUP. We will meet at Sara Martin’s to discuss The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman.
NOV. 18, 6:00 P.M. BOOK GROUP: We will meet at Sara Martin’s to discuss The Undertaker’s Daughter by Kate Mayfield.
DEC. 16, 6:00 P.M. BOOK GROUP, We will meet at Judy Adams’. Call 270-344-1391 for more information. We will discuss A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman and swap gently used books.
JAN. 27, 6:00 p.m.: BOOK GROUP, We will meet at Janet Howard’s. Call 270-570-1596 for more information. We will discuss Hidden Figures by Margot Shetterly.
JAN 28, 12:30 P.M.: Movies with Girls Inc., Meet at the Malco Theatre if you’d like to join the 5th-Teen group watching “Hidden Figures”.
FEB. 24, 6:00 P.M.: BOOK GROUP. We will meet at the home of Christine Salmon. Call 281-728-7472 for more informatio. We will discuss Euphoria by Lily King.
OCT. 4TH, 6:00 p.m.: PANEL DISCUSSION, “BEING BLACK IN OWENSBORO”, Daviess County Public Library, first floor.
OCT 21ST, 6:00 P.M.: BOOK GROUP, Will meet a Lori K. Schroeder’s. Call 270-686-3460 for more information. We will discuss The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood.
OCT. 24TH, 6:00 P.M.: COMMUNITY READ: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nahesi Coates. Daviess County Public Library, first floor.
AUGUST 19TH, 6:00 P.M.: BOOK GROUP, Will meet at Edna Murphey’s. Call 270-729-9003 for more information. We will discuss The Buddah’s Wife by Janet Surrey.
AUGUST 20TH, 11:00 – 5:00: MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL, First Presbyterian Church, Griffith Ave.
AUGUST 26TH, 4:00-6:00 P.M.: WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY RECEPTION, Owensboro Museum of Science and History
AUGUST 27TH, 6:00-9:30 P.M.: “IRON JAWED ANGELS” a film about the struggle for the vote, Daviess County Public Library
SEPT. 1ST, 6:00-8:30 P.M.: OWENSBORO AAUW INFORMATION at Daviess County Public Library
SEPT. 23RD, 6:00 P.M.: BOOK GROUP, Will meet at Judy Adams’. Call 270-344-1391 for more information. We will discuss Between the World and Me by Ta-Nahesi Coates.
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH ACTIVITIES: All at the Owensboro Museum of Science and History
MARCH 12TH, 2:00 p.m.: HONORING WOMEN IN GOVT. AND PUBLIC SERVICE
MARCH 13TH, 2:00 p.m.: STOP SEXUAL TRAFICKING ” A PATH APPEARS” Panel will include OASIS, New Beginnings, Adriennes’s House and the Owensboro Police Dept.
MARCH 14TH, 7:00 p.m.: WE DIDN’T GET TALKED ABOUT, WROTE ABOUT, PHOTOGRAPHED: KENTUCKY AFRICAN-AMERICAN FEMALE ATHLETES, DR. SALLIE POWELL,
MARCH 18th, 6:00 P.M.: BOOK GROUP, will meet at Judy Adams’, 2245 Canonero Loop to discuss All that Is Bitter And Sweet by Ashley Judd. Pot luck as usual.
APRIL 15-16TH: KY AAUW CONVENTION, LEXINGTON, KY. Go to KY AAUW link (aauw-ky.aauw.net/annual-meeting) for additional information and registration.
APRIL 29TH, 6:00 P.M.: BOOK GROUP, At Cindy Bornander’s, call 270-993-9309 for more information. We will discuss Hard Choices by Hillary Clinton.
APRIL 30TH, 10:00 A.M.: MEMBERSHIP MEETING, at Owensboro Museum of Science and History. Janett Williams of Brescia U. will speak on her STEM grant for middle school girls.
MAY 20TH, 6:00 P.M.: BOOK GROUP, Location to be determined. We will discuss Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.
JUNE 24TH, 6:00 P.M.: BOOK GROUP, Location to be determined. We will discuss The Door by Magda Szabo.
DECEMBER 18, 6:00 p.m.: December Book Group will meet at Judy Adams’, 2245 Canonero Loop, to discuss “One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories” by Chimamanda Adichi and Jhumpa Lahiri and 21 other authors. Potluck meal as usual. Bring a gently used, wrapped book for a gift exchange.
RESCHEDULED! FEB. 5, 6:00 P.M.: BOOK GROUP at Zion United Church of Christ, Lori Keller Schroeder will be hosting. We will be discussing The Muslim Next Door: the Qur’an, the media, and that veil thing by Shumbul Ali-Karamali. Please join us for this important and timely discussion. Let Lori know that you plant to attend at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 270-686-3460. Potluck…please label your dish with its ingredients :-).
JAN. 25TH, 6:00 P.M.: INTERFAITH POTLUCK at the Owensboro Islamic Center. This will be an opportunity to further our learning and reach out to our Islamic community. Mark your calendars, details to follow.
FEB. 19th, 6:00 P.M.: BOOK GROUP at Mary Cupp’s 1309 Allen Street. We will discuss John Grisham’s Gray Mountain, a story based in Kentucky’s coal country.
ATHENA AWARD LUNCHEON: FEB. 24th, 11:30 A.M.: Owensboro Oonvention Center, tickets are $50. We will have a table. Remember, we are nominating our own Aloma Dew.