International Women’s Day Events 2020


Thursday, March 5, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.: Men’s Leadership Breakfast at the Grande Event Centre, 192 Main Street East, North Bay.  The guest speaker is Mike Cameron.  This is a free event sponsored by the Violence Against Women Coordinating Committee.  

Thursday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m.:  Sign making for Join Me on the Bridge March at Amelia Rising, 101 Worthington Street East, Suite 215.

Thursday, March 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Thomson Reading Room, Harris Learning Library, NIpissing University: Annual Gender Equality and Social Justice Keynote Speaker Dr. Ghaida Moussa.  Topic: Critical Perspectives on Self Care hosted by the Department of Gender Equity and Social Justice.  

Friday, March 6, from 11:00-1:00:  Join Me on the Bridge  March location has been changed to Lee Park.

Friday, March 6, 8:00 p.m. at the Grande Event Centre: The Equity Centre of Nipissing University presents the Don’t Be a Drag Show.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m..  Showtime is at 8:00 p.m.  You pay what you can.

Saturday, March 7, at 176 Lakeshore: An evening of international music, dance, and food in celebration of International Women’s Day.  Details to follow.

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. Open mike on the hour starting at 10:00 a.m. 

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. See poster below for more details.

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IWD 1920 Poster TBC Event Mon. march 9