Calendar of Events

The following are women related events in the area including ones not sponsored by WWHP.  WWHP sponsored events are indicated by our logo.

Ongoing Events

"Dresses: Fight or Flight" by Alicia Dwyer
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1/28/2017 - 7/15/2017
ArtsWorcester, 660 Main Street, Worcester, MA - Free
For more information, e-mail info@artsworcester.org.

Sharon Smith-Viles exhibit, An Affair With Asian Art: A Retrospective."
Monday, 5/8/2017 - Thursday, 7/6/2017 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Gallery at Briarwood, 65 Briarwood Circle, Worcester, MA - Open to the Public
The Gallery at Briarwood's newest exhibit, An Affair With Asian Art: A Retrospective showcases Sharons 25 years of working with Chinese brush painting and woodblock printing. Light refreshments will be served in the Gallery. The exhibit continues through July 6.
For more information, e-mail amthomas@briarwoodsl.com or call 508-852-9007.

July 2017

Frederick Douglass Communal Reading 2017
Wednesday, 7/5/2017 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Worcester City Common & Plaza, Main St, Worcester, MA - Free
Frederick Douglass Communal Reading is an annual event held thru out the CommonWealth of Massachusetts. In Worcester we hold the reading at Worcester City Hall Common & Plaza. Its a reading of the famous speech 'What is the Fourth of July to the Slave?'. A brutal analysis of America's pledges in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution and its conduct of legal slavery and barbaric practices to enforce slavery. Frederick Douglass a run away slave, who learned how to read and write and could speak with great eloquence. This is one of his most potent speeches that was made in American History.
Sponsored by: Mass Humanities, Worcester Cultural Coalition, City Manager's office, Mayor's Office,Worcester Roots Project, Music Mania TV , Emanuelle Baptist Church
For more information, e-mail cedric.musicmaniatv@gmail.com.

Arms and Armor: The Real Cleopatra
Saturday, 7/8/2017 - Sunday, 7/9/2017 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Worcester Art Museum, Conference Room, 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA - Free with Museum admission
Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, is one of the most famous female rulers in history, though better known for the men she loved than the armies she led. But what was Cleopatra really like? Join us for a look at the real woman who became the legend.(programming subject to change)
For more information, e-mail information@worcesterart.org.

American Heroines
Tuesday, 7/18/2017 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Briarwood Continuing Care Retirement Community: Birches Auditorium, 65 Briarwood Circle, Worcester, MA - Free and Open to the Public
American Heroines is a one-woman tour de force musical presentation where four noted women of American History are portrayed. Conceived of and written by Patty Carver, American Heroines is an original musical that brings the following women of American History to Life: Catherine Coffin, First Lady of the Underground Railroad; Molly Pitcher, who fought in the Revolutionary War; Prudence Crandall, who established the first academy for African-American women in Canturbury CT.; and Mother Jones, who organized unions and fought for the rights of the working class.
For more information, e-mail amthomas@briarwoodsl.com or call 508-852-9007.

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