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Other Meetings of Interest in Our Area

We list meetings and events held by other community organizations if they meet our criteria for informing the public.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, March 4, 2017
2 pm
Ridgefield Library,
472 Main St.
Ridgefield, CT
Dr. Gina Barreca hosted by the LWV of Ridgefield. The League of Women Voters Ridgefield and The Ridgefield Library present: Dr. Gina Barreca

If our political climate has got you down and you are looking for a way to de-stress and have a little fun with your friends, please join the LWV of Ridgefield and the Ridgefield Library on Saturday, March 4th, and prepare to be entertained by Dr. Gina Barreca! Dr. Barreca says: "The world is kept lively by loud women talking" and in her most recent book If You Lean In Will Men Just Look Down Your Blouse? Questions and Thoughts for Loud, Smart Women in Turbulent Times she "cheers and challenges those voices to come together and speak up." Don't forget to register on line with the Library. We are hoping for a big crowd!

Dr. Gina Barreca is a syndicated columnist for the Tribune News Service and most recently author of If You Lean In Will Men Just Look Down Your Blouse? Questions and Thoughts for Loud, Smart Women in Turbulent Times, published by St. Martin's Press. She is professor of English literature and feminist theory at the University of Connecticut and has appeared on 20/20, The Today Show, CNN, the BBC, Dr. Phil, NPR and Oprah. Gina's earlier books include the bestselling They Used to Call Me Snow White But I Drifted: Women's Strategic Use of Humor.

Monday, May 22, 2017-Sunday, May 28, 2017
Registration includes an orientation dinner in Miami before departure; airfare to & from Cuba; transportation to scheduled events via air-conditioned motor-coach; all lodging in Cuba; admission to all museums and activities on the itinerary; some meals; and more! Sisters Across the Straits in 2017. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Florida: Mark your calendars: Registration is now open for the League's May 2017 Sisters Across the StraitsŪ Delegation! Why travel to Cuba with the League? It's simple: Sisters Across the Straits is an experience like no other.

Click Here To read the itinerary that offers an example of the schedule and events that you have a unique opportunity to participate in!

This delegation also has limited capacity and registration will close on February 22, so sign up now!

Simply submit the required paperwork and full payment, or deposit, to reserve your spot!

Questions? Contact: or (850) 224-2545

Don't miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to visit and experience Cuba!