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International Women's Day events around BC

VANCOUVER

Flash Mob
March 8 at 1:00 pm
Come by the Vancouver Art Gallery, Robson Street side, wearing something that is white, purple and green, and show your support for the statement "Women's Rights are Human Rights". Presented by We Can BC, Amnesty International, Oxfam, VDLC, Maureen McGrath, and UFCW Local 247.

Vancouver and District Labour Council's Women's Committee: IWD Dinner Celebrating Women – Making Change: Idle No More.
March 7 - Doors Open 5:15 pm
Fraserview Hall, 8240 Fraser Street (South of Marine Dr.)
More Info: http://www.cupe2950.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/IWD-Poster-2014.pdf

Inspiring Change: Women Leading the Way.
March 7 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Oxfam Canada, Amnesty International, The University of British Columbia, Justice Education Society, Battered Women's Support Services
An evening of lively music, interactive panel presentations, and engaging round table discussions, with Rumana Monzur, JB The First Lady, and Elaine Corpus, the Raging Grannies, and more. Light refreshments, all are welcome, admission is free. Alice MacKay Room, Central Library, 350 West Georgia Street. Presented by Amnesty International, Oxfam, Battered Women's Support Services, Justice Education Society, and UBC. http://bit.ly/1g86TEt. Please make sure you register in the Eventbrite section.

UBC Older Women's Dialogue Project: Stories of Strength and Resilience
March 6 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Free Admission women and men welcome to attend.
University of BC, Downtown Campus Check Out UBC Map 800 Robson St, Vancouver, The theatre is wheelchair accessible via the elevators located at the Robson & Hornby Street entrance.

VANCOUVER ISLAND

The Didi Society: Half the Sky Screening
March 6 from 6:30 pm to 10:00
Location: Cinecenta, UVic 3800 Finnerty Rd Victoria, British Columbia V8P 5C2 Admission: Suggested donation: $10

ROSE (Remember Our Sisters Everywhere
March 5 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
International Women's Day - Victoria, BC
Real Women, Real Success "Get Inspired" BC's most inspirational women tell of their struggles and successes, that got them to where they are today held at the Alix Goolden Performance Hall, 907 Pandora Ave, Victoria.

In Praise of Women
March 8 from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Dedicated to the women of Port Alberni of all ages to make their collective lives worthwhile. This event is a fun-filled variety show that features local talent, good food, and an all-around great evening held at the Italian Hall 4065 6th Ave, Port Alberni.

SUNSHINE COAST:

Sunshine Coast International Women's Day Celebration
March 7 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
A Celebration of International Women's Day at the Linwood House, 3144 Linwood Rd, Roberts Creek. Refreshments, entertainment, special prize draws.

NORTH AND CENTRAL BC:

International Women's Day Potluck Lunch @ Kamloops Immigrant Services
March 7 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Kamloops Immigrant Services is hosting a potluck lunch to celebrate International Women's Day. Everyone is welcome, they just ask that you let them know if you plan on attending and that you bring a dish to contribute. Please contact Coby Piazza, Community Connections Coordinator at KIS for more info or to RSVP. 778-470-6101 communityconnection@kcris.ca

Kamloops International Women's Day Conference
March 8 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Hosted by the Spirit of Women: How do you make you your number one priority? This Conference features a variety of speakers and workshops. Held at the South Thompson Inn, 3438 Shuswap Rd, Kamloops http://women-helping-women.com/

One Billion Rising – An Event to Honour International Women's Day
March 8 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Old Church Hall 602 Kootenay Street, NelsonAdmission: $10-$20 sliding scale
Nelson and District Women's Centre 250-352-9916

Prince George International Women's Day Breakfast - Inspiring Women
March 7 from 7:30 am to 9:00 am
Prince George Civic Center, 808 Civic Plaza, (250) 562-7772
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