Women’s History Month in STL…

March gives us the opportunity to highlight the power and influence of women in our shared story. If you’re staying in town over Spring Break, take some time to dip into women’s history. If you’re off on an adventure, check these out on your return!

Explore American history through the experiences of women who lived in St. Louis over the centuries. The Missouri History Museum Guide can be found here: https://mohistory.org/learn/schools/womens-history/

Add some Mighty Girl Picture Books to your home collection or look for them in the library! https://www.amightygirl.com/mighty-girl-picks/top-picture-books

Hall of Famous Missourians, Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City

Did you know these women have notable connections with Missouri? “Unsinkable” Molly Brown, Josephine Baker, Tina Turner, Susan B. Anthony and Laura Ingalls Wilder…Read about them, talk at the dinner table and consider a day trip! https://missouriwomen.org/exhibits/experiencing-womens-history-in-missouri/

Frida Kahlo
*gelatin silver print
*Oct. 16 / 1932

Tuesday, March 26, 2019  6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Saint Louis County Library, Oak Bend Branch
Friday Frenzy: Get inspired by the great Frida Kahlo and create your own artistic masterpiece. Ages 6-12. Registration required. 

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Saint Louis Public Library, Central Library
Noteworthy and Notorious Women: Did you know there are some ‘Noteworthy and Notorious Women’ laid to rest here at Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum?

Fri, March 29, 2019 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Shameless Grounds, 1901 Withnell Avenue, 63118
SHE Stories: Misbehaved Women: “In honor of Women’s History Month we want to celebrate all of the misbehaved women that have paved the way, rocked the boat, and challenged the status quo. Join Super Heroines, Etc. for tales of the women through history, women we’ve known, and the women that we are.”

My thanks to Jade Venditte for sharing these events with our community!