Scholar and historic interpreter Mary Jane Bradbury will commemorate the celebration of the centennial year that women were granted the vote with a living history portrayal of Jeannette Rankin, the first woman to serve in the U.S. Congress. All ages welcome.
A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout is a New York Times bestseller, winner of the 2014 CBC Bookie Award for Best Canadian Nonfiction, a 2014 Libris Award nominee, and has been optioned for the big screen. Most importantly, it is one of my favorite reads this year.
Join us for an introductory bike maintenance workshop for women to learn the basics of taking care of bikes. The workshop will be practical and interactive and a great opportunity to meet other women in your area who are also interested in cycling. All ages welcome. No registration required.
I recently wrote about two young women with inspiring stories. Both of these young women had survived harrowing circumstances in their youth and I was especially touched by their inner strength and how their dreams and passions were a driving force behind their ability to persevere. With this on my mind, I was delighted and even further encouraged to find another book that explores the determination and inner strength of the female spirit.
Mixed in with many fiction books on my reading list are non-fiction titles that draw my attention. I usually read several books at a time, interchanging them based on my interest that day. Over the course of the summer, I read several great non-fiction books and wanted to share my favorites.