Fort Collins Women's History Month

March 5, 2019 @ 5:00PM — March 30, 2019 @ 5:00PM

Events Celebrating Women, March 2019

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Attend events during March to learn of history about women's lives.


Women's History Month commemorates and encourages the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history

The United Nations International Women's Day, March 8, theme is #BalanceforBetter

The Women's History Project is Visionary Women: Champions of Peace & Nonviolence

Fort Collins organizations are celebrating the following by providing a variety of educational events:

Women's History Month, International Women's Day, and The Women's History Project.

Print Event Calendar here

~ Participating Women and Community Organizations ~

Women's History Month March 2019

American Association of University Women Promotes equity and education for women and girls.

"The Women's Land Army and Victory Garden Movements" with author Dr. Cecilia Gowdy-Wygant

Saturday, March 24 9:30 – 10:30 AM Westminster Presbyterian Church 1709 W. Elizabeth Street, Fort Collins

"Emily Griffith, founder of Emily Griffith Opportunity School in Denver" portrayed by Tannis Bator

Monday, March 26 2 - 3 PM Harmony Library, 4616 S. Shields, Fort Collins

Consider a donation to the Weld County Food Bank (cash or check) or peanut butter or tuna for the food bank

Avery House/Poudre Landmarks Foundation Preserves, restores, protects, and interprets the architectural and cultural heritage of the Fort Collins area.

Historic Costume Collection Three Generations: The 1907 Harriet Scott Gown Display

Saturday- Sunday, March 3-4 1- 4 PM Avery House, 328 W. Mountain Ave. Fort Collins Weekends 3/3-5/26

Bas Bleu Theatre and Performing Arts Center Strong Women: Introducing Role Models to Children Through Books

"Women Authors Discuss the Importance of Strong Women Characters" - Teresa Funke, Jeannie Mobley, Linda Osmundson and Natashia Wing Free event A book signing will follow the discussion

Sunday, March 11 at 2:30 p.m. 401 Pine St, Fort Collins Donations to Bas Bleu are appreciated

Call Bas Bleu Theatre to reserve a seat today at 970.498.8949. Space is limited.

Dining For Women A global giving circle dedicated to transforming lives and eradicating poverty among women and girls in the developing world. Celebrating International Women's Day co- hosted with Oxfam America

"Putting Women and Girls at the Center of U.S. Foreign Aid" Panel discussion with international appetizers Cost: $3

Thursday, March 8 5-7:30 PM Global Village Museum, 200 W. Mountain Ave. Fort Collins

RSVP by March 5 Judy Lane (970) 797-2532

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Hands-on history and science museum, filled with interactive exhibits and fascinating artifacts that tell the stories of Northern

"Discovery After Dark: Notable Women in Fort Collins History"

Thursday, March 22 6:30- 8 PM Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, 408 Mason Ct. Fort Collins Reserve FREE Tickets here

Fort Collins Women's Commission Enhancing the status of and opportunities for all women in the City.

Women's History Month Proclamation by Fort Collins City Council

Tuesday, March 6 5:15-6 PM City Council Chambers, 300 Laporte Ave. Fort Collins

Front Range Community College/Larimer Campus Barbara Fleming, local historian, is presenting a class on local history

"Legendary Locals of Fort Collins" and you don't have to be a registered FRCC student to join! It introduces participants to individuals, organizations and businesses that have had an impact on Fort Collins throughout our history.

Saturday, March 24 10AM.-12PM cost $39 each; register at Find the relevant class and click on "Register Now."

Junior League of Fort Collins Creating opportunities for and children to thrive.

Fly It Forward® flights for Girls and Women of All Ages Reserve free flights here

Tuesday, March 5 – Sunday, March11 10 AM- 5 PM Northern Colorado Regional Airport, Loveland

League of Women Voters of Larimer County Empowering voters. Defending democracy.

"Unconventional Colorado Women" vivid portrayals by the Legendary Ladies

Saturday, March 24 1:30 -2:30 PM Council Tree Library, 2733 Council Tree Ave. Fort Collins

Morgan Library, Poudre River Public Library, Poudre River Friends and Friends of Morgan Library

"An Evening with Kate Moore, Author of Radium Girls"

Wednesday, March 7th 7P-8:30PM Hilton, Fort Collins 425 W. Prospect Road Free/open to public-Seating limited

NOCO NOW (National Organization for Women) Dedicated to promote feminist ideals, lead societal change, eliminate discrimination, and achieve and protect the equal rights of all women and girls in all aspects of social, political, and economic life. Co- sponsor for:

"Unconventional Colorado Women" vivid portrayals by the Legendary Ladies

Saturday, March 24 1:30 -2:30 PM Council Tree Library, 2733 Council Tree Ave. Fort Collins

Poudre River Library District Co-sponsor for:

"Unconventional Colorado Women" vivid portrayals by the Legendary Ladies

Saturday, March 24 1:30 -2:30 PM Council Tree Library, 2733 Council Tree Ave. Fort Collins

SAFY Preserving Families & Securing Futures by strengthening families and children throughout our communities.

"Girl Rising" Documentary showing advances in social progress made by young women around the world

Wednesday, March 7 6:30 PM Lyric Cinema, 1209 N. College Ave. Fort Collins Purchase Tickets $10

Teresa Funke Author, Speaker, Coach

"Str♀ng Women: Introducing Role Models to Children Through Books" Free Event Book Signing to follow

Sunday, March 11 2:30 p.m Bas Bleu Theatre, 401 Pine St. Fort Collins Donations to Bas Bleu encouraged.

This is a panel featuring me and three other respected local children's authors, Natasha Wing, Linda Osmundson and Jeannie Mobley. We will be talking about how and why we choose to include strong female characters in our books and our experiences hearing from young fans who've been moved and affected by seeing strong women in literature. We're hoping you will join us to lend your voice to the conversation.

Zonta Club of Fort Collins Foundation Empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. Creating a world in which women can live without fear of violence presents

'Her Legacy: Women of Fort Collins' Historic Public Women's Art Exhibit Open House. Join us to meet the 48 Legacy Honorees chosen for recognition.

Saturday, March 31 2-5PM Every Day Joes, 144 S Mason St. Fort Collins

Donations to art exhibit appreciated at event or visit here

Thank you to all of our community members for attending these events.

* We thank all of the participating organizations for bringing these educational events to our community.

In honor of Women's History Month, in 2016, YouTube partnered with the United Nations to highlight several trailblazers throughout history in hopes of inspiring female users on the site to create empowering content.
The clip called "100 Years of Incredible Women" has seven famous YouTubers channeling seven incredible women, including Katharine Hepburn, Madam C.J. Walker and Amelia Earhart.