– Due to the inclement weather, Pawtucket’s International Women’s Day
Celebration has been rescheduled to Friday, March 9th from 10:30
a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Slater Mill (67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket).
welcome members of the community from Pawtucket and beyond to recognize and
celebrate International Women’s Day with us,” said Councilor Sandra Cano. “Now
more than ever, we need to come together at the state and local levels to
celebrate all the good that is happening and support the amazing efforts of
women in our community.”
theme, Nevertheless She Persisted, aligns with the International Women’s Day event.
Attendees will have the opportunity to network and enjoy refreshments from
local woman-owned businesses. This year’s honoree is Tina Goncalves,
Pawtucket’s first female police chief. A Shea High School student is providing
the keynote address.
addition to the reception, events will take place all month long, including:
A month-long Arts and Culture
Commission display at City Hall featuring student’s art
Pawtucket Public Schools is holding
an essay contest for 5th and 8thgrade students.
Work, a manufacturing video exhibition, is open at Slater Mill Wednesday –Saturday 11:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. through March 21st.
Crash Pawtucket at Thai Basil
Restaurant on March 12th from 5:30 –7:30
Get Healthy with Central Nutrition (726 Central Avenue) on March 26th at 6:00 p.m. Free shake samples
will be provided.
The Empowerment Factory is hosting a
children’s workshop on social and emotional learning for parents on March 27th
from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Pawtucket Public Library is hosting its Storied Lives Book Club on
March 28th at 7:00 p.m. The book club is reading Lousie Erdrich's
A Labor History Tour and Feminist
Poet Performance at Slater Mill on Thursday, March 29th at 7:00
Shri Yoga Studio will provide a free
yoga class throughout the month of March for residents of Pawtucket and Central
Falls at the Pawtucket Armory. Free classes will be held Thursdays at
6:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.
Free Museum Day at Slater Mill,
March 31st from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.