Diary Dates 2019-2020


2019 – 2020 Programme (Provisional and pending further information)

All meetings take place at Cartmel Village Hall (Supper Room) at 7.30pm  unless otherwise stated

 

MAY  2019

Tuesday 7    Club meeting and  AGM    with Prosecco and cake

Saturday 11 May       Regional Conference Preston Marriott Hotel

Thursday 23 May     Regional Rosebowl Competition at  Cabus Village Hall 7.30pm

 

JUNE 2019

Tuesday 4     Club meeting  and Wellbeing evening    ( Supper Room and Main Hall)

Wednesday 5 World Environment day event

Saturday 15    Regional meeting Lancaster University with visiting Speaker Cath Holland talking about her work in Kenya tackling FGM

 

 JULY 2019

Tuesday 2    Club meeting .with PA group sessions ( Main Hall)

Saturday 6   Summer Outing to St Mary’s Church Wreay ( south of  Carlisle) CA4 0RL and lunch at Plough Inn.

Saturday 13    Edwardian Festival in Park Road Gardens, Grange

18 – 21 July      Soroptimist international Conference Kuala Lumpur

 

AUGUST 2019

Friday 9th    Afternoon tea at Sheila Cheesbrough’s home in aid of Barrow Women’s Centre

Saturday 17  Event on Grange Promenade

SEPTEMBER 2019

Tuesday 3    Club meeting Speaker Bob Carwright – Red squirrels in South Lakeland

Sunday  2     Regional  lunch at Wyrebank

 

OCTOBER  2019

Tuesday 1   Club meeting

Date TBC    Club Charter event

Thursday 24 – Saturday 26  Federation Conference  Bournemouth

 

 NOVEMBER 2019

Tuesday 5   Club meeting with PA group sessions ( Main Hall)

Saturday 9   Regional Meeting + AGM Lancaster University 10am

Saturday 16 Friendship Event with Soroptimist Clubs from NW Region  2-4pm Cartmel Village Hall

 

 DECEMBER  2019

Tuesday 3 Club meeting with “Write for Rights” Session and Frugal Raffle for International President’s appeal

Tuesday 10 Dec Club Christmas party  Hampsfield House Hotel 7pm

 

JANUARY 2020

Tuesday 7  Club meeting  – “New Year Resolutions”- Sharing Soroptimist and Personal Resolutions

Saturday 25  Burns Night at Cartmel Village Hall

 

 FEBRUARY 2020

Tuesday 4    Club meeting  and PA  Group sessions  ( Main Hall)

Saturday 16    Regional Meeting at the Crofters

 

MARCH 2020

Tuesday 3    Club meeting – Our Programme Goals

 

APRIL 2020

Tuesday 7   Club meeting and AGM

 

MAY  2020

 

 

FUTURE / OTHER  EVENTS  2019/202

 

18 – 21 July 2019                    Soroptimist international Conference Kuala Lumpur   ( next International Conference is Dublin in  2023)

October 2020               SIGBI  Federation Conference Belfast

 

 

 

UN Days and Significant Dates

 

February-March Fairtrade Fortnight (UK only) – www.fairtrade.org.uk

3rd March  World Book Day – www.worldbookday.com

8th March  International Women’s Day – www.internationalwomensday.com

22nd March  World Water Day – www.worldwaterday.org

7th April  World Health Day – www.who.int/world-health-day/en

15th May International Day of the Family – www.un.org/esa/socdev/family

5th June   World Environment Day – www.unep.org

8th September  International Literacy Day – www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes/education-building-blocks/literacy

21st September   International Day of Peace – www.internationaldayofpeace.org

3rd October  Club Friendship Day – Clubs are encouraged to observe this day  in recognition of the chartering of the first Soroptimist Club in Oakland, California, USA on 3rd October 1921

16th October  World Food Day – www.fao.org/getinvolved/worldfoodday/en 

17th October  International Day for the Eradication of Poverty   www.un.org/esa/socdev/social/intldays/IntlDay/index.html

18th October   Anti-Slavery Day (UK Only) – www.antislavery.org

25th November  Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women www.saynotoviolence.org

1st December   World Aids Day – www.who.int/topics/hiv_aids/en    www.worldaidscampaign.org/en/World-AIDS-Day

10th December  UN Day of Human Rights – www.un.org/en/rights