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International Womens Day Celebration 2016 @ Pioneers Memorial Park

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Step it up for gender equality
In partnership with Leichhardt Women's Community Health Centre and Women in Leadership Leichardt, Leichhardt Council is holding International Womens Day Celebrations at Pioneers Memorial Park. The theme of this years celebrations is: 'Step It Up For Gender Equality' which is all about heeding the call for gender parity.

The celebrations in Leichhardt will be more than just a gathering. There will be entertainment as well as a 'Twilight Supper in The Park' as the sun is going down - including light refreshments for attendees with a glass of champagne.

International women's Day, Leichardt, Sydney, free, event, 2016
Celebrate women

The event also includes a panel discussion featuring a number of leaders. One of the notable speakers is Reverand Dorothy McRae McMahon. She was the first woman to be Moderator of the World Council of Churches Worship Committee and has written liturgy for churches in six countries. She has been awarded the Jubilee Medal for work with women in NSW in 1977, among many other accomplishments. Other speakers include Julie McCrossin, Dr Rae Cooper and Emily Dash.

Pioneers Memorial Park is a great venue for the celebrations, being centrally located in Leichhardt, and having some great play equipment for the little ones while parents enjoy the celebrations.

This is a free‬ event but event organizers request that all attendees RSVP by Monday 29 February, to allow them to plan for catering. Please secure your place by booking on the
2016 International Women's Day Leichhardt Eventbrite page
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Why? Celebrate International Womens Day in the park
When: 5 pm for a 5:30 pm start - 7:30 pm, Wednesday 9th March, 2016
Phone: 9367 9176
Where: Pioneers Memorial Park, Leichhardt
Cost: Free
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A worthwhile event with a good line up of speakers.
by Jenny Rossiter (score: 3|4155) 1590 days ago
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