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"This opportunity was brought to you courtesy of feminism." -- Marie C. Wilson, President and Founder, The White House Project

Feb. 10
Noon

Susan B. Anthony Birthday Luncheon
Billie Jean King, tennis star and tireless advocate for women and gay rights, will be the keynote speaker. The luncheon is the annual fundraiser for the Susan B. Anthony Museum and House. Rochester Riverside Convention Center. $75. See website to register.

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Feb. 15

Susan B. Anthony's Birthday

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Feb. 15
7:00 pm

Rochester NOW Meeting
Barbara BlaisdellA special Rochester NOW meeting! For years Barbara Blaisdell has been portraying Rochester's most famous suffragette, Susan B. Anthony. In honor of Anthony's 196th birthday, Barbara will come, as herself, and share with us stories of portraying Susan B. You may pick up some little known facts about Anthony as well.

A short business meeting, to plan our April 12 Equal Pay Day program, will follow. Please join us. You do not need to be a member to attend. First Unitarian Church, 220 Winton Rd. South.

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Feb. 29
Noon
2:00 pm

National Susan B. Anthony House & Museum Luncheon & Tea Series
Dr. Honey Meconi, Professor of Music and Musicology, the University of Rochester, will speak on "Susan B. Anthony, Hildegard of Bingen, and Getting Things Done." $25 for luncheon; $15 for tea. See website to register.

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March 13

Memorial Wreath Ceremony at Susan B. Anthony's Grave
Contact the Susan B. Anthony House & Museum for more information.

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March 21
Noon
2:00 pm

National Susan B. Anthony House & Museum Luncheon & Tea Series
Dr. Catherine Adams, Associate Professor of History, SUNY Geneseo, will speak on "Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, and the Battle Over the 15th Amendment." $25 for luncheon; $15 for tea. See website to register.

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March 21
7:00 pm

Rochester NOW Meeting
Celebrate Susan B. Anthony's birthday by attending a Rochester NOW meeting. You do not need to be a member to attend. First Unitarian Church, 220 Winton Rd. South.

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April 12
7:00 pm

Equal Pay Day Event
April 12, 2016 is the date that, on average, women must work to earn the same amount men earned by December 31, 2015. To highlight this economic unjustice, David Cay Johnston, an American investivative journalist, will speak on pay inequality.

Johnston is a best-selling author and winner of a 2001 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on tax polilcy in The New York Times. He writes for Newsweek, Al Jazeera, The Nation, National Memo and the Democrat & Chronicle.

Co-sponsored by the Greater Rochester Area Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women). AAUW Mansion, 494 East Ave. Parking in the rear.

Free. Open to the pubic. Reception with light refreshments to follow Johnston's talk.

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April 18
Noon
2:00 pm

National Susan B. Anthony House & Museum Luncheon & Tea Series
Dr. Mary E. Corey, Associate Professor Emerita, The College at Brockport, will speak on "Stanton, Anthony, and Gage: Frenemies for Suffrage." $25 for luncheon; $15 for tea. See website to register.

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April 18

No Rochester NOW Meeting
Please join us at our April 12 Equal Pay Day Event (see above calendar entry).

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