“Women in Athens County History” Exhibit Opening

“Women in Athens County History” Exhibit Opening
Saturday, March 3, Noon-4 p.m.

Athens County Historical Society
65 N. Court St., Athens, Ohio

Join the Athens County Historical Society & Museum (http://www.athenshistory.org/) as we celebrate Women’s History Month. “Women in Athens County History” relays stories of Athens County women who contributed to the county’s history in political, intellectual, and every day ways. Through March 31.
Contact: director -at- athenshistory.org or 740-592-2280


Networking for Peace Retreat

Networking for Peace
Saturday, March 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

United Campus Ministry, basement (http://www.ucmathens.org/)
18 N. College St., Athens, Ohio

Strategy session and retreat at UCM for all people interested in cultural diversity, peace, and justice, in Appalachian Ohio. Soup, bread, and beverages will be provided. Bring snacks, salad, fruit, or desserts to share.

The Appalachian Peace and Justice Network (http://www.apjn.org/) invites all of you who are interested in peace, justice, human rights, and diversity work, to join us in networking events this week. Please feel free to invite others and to bring literature about your organization to share.

RSVP helpful at 740-592-2608 or apjnnn -at- gmail.com

Women’s Singer-Songwriter Night

Women’s Singer-Songwriter Night
Friday, March 2, 9PM

Donkey Coffee and Espresso (http://www.donkeycoffee.com/)
17 1/2 W. Washington St, Athens, Ohio

Women’s singer songwriter night featuring Megan Cameron (http://www.myspace.com/megancameronmusic), Erin McElroy-Cameron, Cathy Wicks (http://www.catwix.com/), and others, in celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s Herstory month.
Contact: megancameronmusic -at- yahoo.com

“Illusions of the Stars” Benefit for Caritas House

“Illusions of the Stars” Benefit for Caritas House
Friday, March 2, 8pm

Dils Center Banquet Room
521 Market St, Parkersburg, WV

An evening with your favorite divas past and present, featuring nationally-known tribute artists with hosts Amanda Love and Mama B. Morgan. Hors d’oeuvres will be served; cash bar. Doors open at 7 PM; Show starts at 8 PM.

Caritas House (http://www.caritashouse.org/events.htm), north-central West Virginia’s only AIDS service organization, is a United Way agency, and a member of the West Virginia Coalition for People with HIV/AIDS.
Contact: Caritas House 304-598-5111

Women’s Studies Faculty & Grad Colloquium: Laura Larson

Laura Larson: “Electric Girls” and “The Invisible World”
Women’s Studies Colloquium for faculty and graduate students
Friday, March 2, 4pm

Baker Center 239 (http://www.ohiou.edu/center)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Laura Larson (http://www.lauralarson.net/), Assistant Professor, Photography, will present a working script for two interrelated works, “Electric Girl” and “The Invisible World”-—a series of photographs and a video—-about the 19th century spiritualist medium Eusapia Palladino. Continue reading

Eating Disorders Workshop

Eating Disorders Workshop
Friday, March 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

McCracken Hall 311 (http://www.ohiou.edu/athens/bldgs/mccracken.html)
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Chi Sigma Iota (http://www.csi-net.org/) education honor society and the Eating Disorder Task Force team up to bring you this seminar during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (http://www.edap.org/p.asp?WebPage_ID=767). It will be facilitated by licensed professional clinical counselors Marikay Vander Ven and Josh Vanderwiele.

RSVP to Mandy Knipp mandyknipp -at- yahoo.com

Caroline Beidler of Neighbors for Clean Air

Caroline Beidler of Neighbors for Clean Air
Appalachian Ohio Group Sierra Club Monthly Meeting
March 1, Thursday, 7:00 p.m.

Athens Community Center Room C
701 E. State St., Athens, Ohio
Free and open to the public

Caroline Beidler of Neighbors for Clean Air (NCA) will discuss the campaign to get Eramet Marietta to clean up. Learn why they need to clean up, what NCA has done in the past year, including efforts to get the company to meet with NCA, on-going health studies, and some future plans. Continue reading