Calendar of Soroptimist Events

See what Special Days and Soroptimist events are coming up.  To submit an event complete this simple online form

Mar 1 Tue
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Mar 1 – April 1, 2016 all-day
Mar 4 Fri
UN Gift Box Project North East England @ City Library
Mar 4 – Tuesday all-day

Friday 4 March – Tuesday 8 March : UN Gift Box Project North East, City Library New Bridge Street West, Newcastle NE1 8AX .

Stop the Traffik unwrap the GIFT box
Partnership Project with SI Darlington, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, South Shields, Sunderland, Tynedale & Tynemouth, Whitley Bay & District
http://www.stopthetraffik.org/campaign/giftbox
http://www.ungift.org/knowledgehub/stories/july2012/un.gift-stop-the-traffik-unwrap-gift-boxes-in-london.html

 

Mar 7 Mon
International Women’s Day – St Albans and District @ Chiswell Green United Reformed Church Hall
8:00 pm

SI St Albans and District are asking people to bring and wear head gear that makes a statement about womanhood around the world or write an appropriate message on a page of A4 to be held in front of you (or both!).

It does not have to be related to afflicted women – it’s to raise awareness of women in all parts of the world.

Mar 8 Tue
International Women’s Day
Mar 8 all-day
International Women’s Day Dinner to launch Meru Women’s Garden Project – Canterbury @ Howfield Manor Hotel
7:00 pm

International Women’s Day Dinner to launch Meru Women’s Garden Project.

The number is limited to 80.

Mar 12 Sat
Port Talbot: International Women’s Day Breakfast @ St Theodore's Church Hall
10:00 am

SI Port Talbot Members invite you to celebrate International Women’s Day by joining them at a Fairtrade Continental Breakfast and listen with them to their guest speaker Karen Jewell, Consultant Midwife . . . Midwifery – so much more than delivering a baby . . . Domestic violence, FGM, trafficking, asylum seekers, child death . . .

Mar 13 Sun
Afternoon Tea for Nepal – SI Cheshire North Wales and Wirral @ Thornton Hall Hotel
1:00 pm

This is a fundraising activity for the Soroptimist International “Educate to Lead: Nepal” fund.  See the poster for full details:

Mar 16 Wed
Future African Federation Conference @ Madagascar
Mar 16 – Saturday all-day

This is the biennial Conference of the Future African Federation.  More details will follow when known.

Mar 17 Thu
Rape and Sexual Violence Talk – Surulere, Nigeria @ Soroptimist International of Nigeria Secretariat
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The general public are invited to attend this Rape and Sexual Violence talk.

The talk aims to create awareness of the new Sexual Violence Laws in Nigeria, to warn parents of the signs to look out for in cases of child rape and abuse, and how to protect your children from sexual predators.

If you cannot attend on this date, the talk is being run again on Saturday 21 May at 10am.

 

Mar 20 Sun
SI Rugby Sponsored Walk for WaterAid @ Draycote Water
10:00 am

Sponsored walk round Draycote Water, Rugby, in aid of WaterAid.  Starting at 10.00am.

See the flyer and sponsor form below: