Author Archives: Robin Eddy

Book Exchange Groups

Book Exchange I – No regular meetings

Contact Dottie Potochnik at 399-3854 if you’re interested in joining.

Niskayuna Book Exchange – one meeting in June

Contact Ellie Rowland at 370-1958 if you’re interested in joining.

Crossing the Line Talk at the United Nations

Crossing the Line Talk at the United Nations
LAF Program Manager Holly Kearl, co-author of AAUW’s 2011 report, Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School,will speak about sexual harassment in schools during the 2013 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The theme this year is Elimination and Prevention of All Forms of Violence against Women and Girls, and the panels are held in venues near the United Nations over the two weeks of the CSW meetings. The AAUW panel will take place during the parallel events for nonprofit organizations. Kearl will talk about AAUW’s findings and recommendations, and three high school students will join her to share their experiences.
The event is open to the public, and AAUW members are welcome to attend: March 6, 2013, 2:30-4 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 221 East 52nd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues), New York, New York.

These Shining Lives at Curtain Call Theatre

Join us for the Regional Premiere of 

These Shining Lives
Sunday, March 10 
3:00 
(Plan on arriving much earlier for the best seats)
Curtain Call Theatre
210 Old Loudon Road, Latham, New York
(1 block east of the Latham Circle)   
 
Invite your friends and relatives to join us!
 
Cost:  $23
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Since the show is open to the public and has received a
large write-up in today’s (Thursday) Gazette,
please send your check as soon as possible to reserve your seat(s) to 
Robin Eddy
1222 Hempstead Road
Niskayuna, NY 12309
The Shining Lives is about the lives of women working in a 1920’s radium watch
     dial factory and how they are exploited in this true story of survival within 
     a system more concerned with profit than safety. 
This event is sponsored by the Serendipity Group.

Mah Jongg

Mah Jongg

2nd and 4th Monday

1:30 p.m.

The members of this group enjoy getting together to play Mah Jongg.  All levels of players are welcome.

Contact Robin Eddy (346-1683) if you’re interested in joining.

 

NYS Women Who Fought for Gender Equality and their Recognition on the Women’s History Trail

March’s GENERAL MEETING

NYS Women Who Fought for Gender Equality
and their Recognition on the Women’s History Trail

Location: Union Presbyterian Church
1068 Park Avenue, Schenectady
(The parking lot is on Wendell Avenue)

7:00 p.m.

 Some of the freedoms enjoyed by American women today were built by determined NYS women wanting rights for themselves and those who followed.

Learn about their lives and how New York State honors these women along the Women’s Heritage Trail.

Presenter: Deborah Hughes,
Executive Director of Elizabeth Cady Stanton Home and Museum