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BLOG | St. Catharines’ events for International Women’s Day

Blog | March 5, 2020

By Rob Lapensee

International Women’s Day is Sunday, March 8 and celebrations are taking place all weekend long. Here is some of what’s happening in St. Catharines:

Friday, March 6

Niagara International Women’s Day

Niagara Falls
11 a.m. to 2 :30 p.m.

Features keynote speaker Autumn Peltier, the Anishinabek Nation chief water commissioner, and IWD award recipient Gail Neff, one of the creators of Scientifically Yours – a program encouraging high school girls to get into and stay in science. Learn more here.


Saturday, March 7

IndigoKids: The Paperbag Princess

Chapters at 285 Geneva St.
11 a.m.

Celebrate International Women’s Day and the 40th anniversary of The Paper Bag Princess with a special story time and themed activities. ​ Learn more here.


Sunday, March 8

2020 International Women’s Day Expo

Grantham Lions Club at 732 Niagara St.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hosted by the Women Empowered WI, the event is in support of the 2021 Canada Summer Games. Featuring vendors, speakers, penny sale and more. Guest speakers include: Prof. Julie Stevens from Brock University; Andrea Leja from CYFO – Change Your Future Outcome; andHeather Placken – Happiness Coach. Free admission. Learn more here.

Cleo from 5 to 7

The Film House at 250 St. Paul St.
4 p.m.

A special screening of Cleo from 5 to 7 to celebrate International Women’s Day. Learn more here.

Girls Nite Out

FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre at 250 St. Paul St.
2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre’s HOT TICKET presentation Girls Nite Out celebrates International Women’s Day with two shows March 8 featuring stand-up, improv and sketch comedy by an award-winning ensemble who have performed on Second City Stages, CBC, Comedy Network and HBO. Learn more here.