Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Celebrate International Women’s Day in Meaford

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a luncheon and keynote speaker Dr. Kate Graham on Wednesday, March 8 at 12:30 pm at the Meaford Hall Arts and Cultural Centre. Hosted in partnership with the Meaford Public Library and Meaford Hall Arts and Cultural Centre.

We are pleased to honour International Women’s Day with a lunch, provided by McGinty’s Café. A hot beverage, dessert, and choice of wrap (turkey cranberry, chicken Caesar, or falafel) will be provided in addition to a cash bar. Please indicate your wrap choice at the time of ticket purchase,” said the Library.

Dr. Kate Graham, assistant professor at Huron College, will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Graham teaches Political Science at Huron College, as well as part-time at Western University’s Local Government Program. Dr. Graham is also the creator and host of the popular podcast No Second Chances which focuses on the rise and fall of women in Canada’s most senior political roles. She is also the author of two books about this topic: Govern Like a Girl and No Second Chances. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event, courtesy of Jessica’s Book Nook.

Tickets for this event are $35 per person and can be purchased in advance at Meaford Hall Arts and Cultural Centre box office or online at www.meaford.ca/MeafordHall. This event has been generously sponsored by the Friends of Meaford Library.

For more information, please contact the Meaford Public Library at 519-538-3500 or email libraryinfo@meaford.ca or the Meaford Hall Arts and Cultural Centre at 877-538-0463 or email ticket@meaford.ca

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.

 

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