Events held in lead-up to International Women’s Day

A moment from Rayon Riot I which was a part of last year’s festival

Three events will be held on the Peninsula as part of the Central Coast Women’s Festival in the lead-up to International Women’s Day on Sunday, March 8.

They will include a talk at the Peninsula Women’s Health Centre, a barbecue fund-raiser in Umina and a luncheon held by the Deepwater Older Women’s Network.

The Peninsula Women’s Health Centre’s celebration from 10am on Wednesday, March 4, will include a free talk by Naughty Noodle Fun Haus creative director Ms Glitta Supernova. Bookings are required.

Umina Country Women’s Association branch barbecue fundraiser from 8am to 3pm on Saturday, March 7, at Bunnings Umina.

At 7pm in the evening, the Naughty Noodle Fun Haus will stage Rayon Riot II at its venue on Broken Bay Rd, Ettalong. Tickets must be purchased.
OnMarch 10, time unconfirmed, The Deepwater Older Women’s Network will hold an International Women’s Day luncheon at Don Leggett Hall at Peninsula Village in Umina. Booking is required.

Festival committee member Ms Margaret Heathcote said it was not too late for Peninsula women’s groups, businesses and service providers to get involved.

Ms Heathcote said the festival had become a lightning rod for women’s interest groups and services. She said that, at its core, the festival was about celebrating women and all they do, from the day to day to the extraordinary.

SOURCE:
Media releases, 8 Jan 2020
Interview (Dilon Luke), 12 Feb 2020
Margaret Heathcote and Sally Jope, CCFWCC

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