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March 8th is International Women's Day!

“ In sisterhood is our strength” Monday March 8 is International Women's Day. The Rye Women's House at 3 Lyons Street, Rye, Victoria, Phone 59 855 955, on the Mornington Peninsula will be celebrating its silver anniversary. Founded by Elida Radig, It is perhaps the oldest independent feminist institution of its kind in Victoria and it does an awesome International Women's Day. Please come along and experience the intellects, the humour, the politics, the music, the food... They mean what they say when they say, "The microphone is open to all women all day".

MONDAY, 8th MARCH 2010 is INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

We are celebrating it at Rye, just near the beach
at

3 Lyons Street, Rye, Victoria
Phone 59 855 955 "That Purple Place"

Please come and join us!

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PROGRAM

THE MICROPHONE IS OPEN TO ALL WOMEN ALL DAY

10.00 am *At Rye Pier: Memorial Ceremony of Water & Flowers for the

women who have died. Including victims of war.

10.30 am * Back at the Women’s Centre for scones & cream.

10.35 am * Welcoming & acknowledgment of the Sisterhood of all women

on planet Earth. ‘Wild Woman’ with Shellabelle & wild women.

11.00 am * MORNING OPEN FORUM- Your opinion is important

Issues: “INEQUALITIES IN AUSTRALIA”

Facilitator: Gian Wild

12 noon * INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY LUNCH

Barbecue, salads and cakes under the shade of the Hibiscus tree

1.30pm * VAUDEVILLE HOUR

Carol Jamieson, her guitar and friends

Singers/ Comedians/Jokes.

Belly Dancing with Clara & dancers.

3.00pm * AFTERNOON OPEN FORUM – Your opinion is important.

Issues: “ARE WOMEN CHANGING WOMEN’S ‘ROLE’?”

Facilitator: Lynne Black

4.00pm * CIRCLE OF WOMEN

5.30pm * INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY DINNER

Self-serve yummy left overs.

“ In sisterhood is our strength”