PAWTUCKET???S WOMEN???S HISTORY MONTH

Councilor Sandra Cano and Organizing Committee Announce Pawtucket???s 3rd Annual Women???s History Month Celebration??

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SLATER MILL CELEBRATION MARCH 8TH

Pawtucket- Today, City Council Sandra Cano and the organizing committee announced Pawtucket???s 3rd Annual Women???s History Month Celebration. The celebration will take place on March 8th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Slater Mill (67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket).

Pawtucket???s theme, Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business, aligns with the International Women???s Day event. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and enjoy refreshments from local woman-owned businesses. There will then be a short speaking program.

In addition to the reception, events will take place all month long, including:????

????????????????????? A month Arts and Culture Commission display at City Hall featuring student art.

????????????????????? PVD Lady Project International Women???s Day Celebration on March 8th???? from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Slater Mill (67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket).

????????????????????? Crash Pawtucket event on March 13th from 5:30 ??? 7:30 p.m. at Crooked Current Brewery, 560 Mineral Spring Avenue, Pawtucket

????????????????????? Pawtucket Public Library children???s event ???We Weave, We Strike!??? on March 22nd from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Library???s Campbell Auditorium. Children will learn about female mill workers and participate in a weaving activity.??

????????????????????? Pawtucket Public Schools is holding an essay contest for 5th and 8thgrade students.

????????????????????? A Labor History Tour and Poetry Reading on March 31st from 7:00- 10:00 pm at Slater Mill.

????????????????????? Shri Yoga Studio will provide a free yoga class every Saturday throughout the month of March at 10:30 am for residents of Pawtucket at the Pawtucket Armory,172 Exchange Street, Pawtucket.

For more information and to register for the event please visit:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1240028542699162??ti=ia or https://goo.gl/pytR2Y