International Women’s Day Events 2020


Thursday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m.:  Sign making for Join Me on the Bridge March 6 (location TBA)

Friday, March 6, from 11:00-1:00:  Join Me on the Bridge  March and Rally at Holy Name Church and West Ferris overpass, a rally for peace and equality.  Guest speaker Kathleen Jodouin will speak before the rally.  She organized the first Join Me on the Bridge event in North Bay in 2013. She will give a history of the event in North Bay and around the world.

Saturday, March 7 (TBA)

Sunday, March 8:  IWD Brunch at Cecil’s in the Map Room.  Cost is $24.95 ($18.95 for seniors). Ordering from the menu is an option.   Call Cecil’s directly (705-472-7510) to reserve a chair at the table.  Identify yourself as a guest attending the IWD Brunch in the Map Room and place your order (brunch or from the menu). Seating is limited.  Join women and men from across the city in celebration of IWD on the day.

Monday, March 9, from 10:30-4:00: A Grand Day at the Grande featuring an keynote speaker featuring an inspirational keynote speaker Dr. Robyne Hanely-Dafoe in the morning and The Failure Toy, a highly experiential workshop where participants explore the challenges and opportunities that come with failure. Location: The Grande 192 Main St. E. Cost is $25.00 including lunch. 

Other events will be added to the schedule from Nipissing University and other community partners. The complete calendar of events for IWD will be available after the February 13 planning meeting.  

IWD 1920 Poster TBC Event Mon. march 9