international women's day 2011

International Women’s Day – Sheffield Council

Posted on: 3 February 2011

International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day is marked on the 8th of March every year.

It is a major day of global celebration of women. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements.

Throughout International Women’s Day, Sheffield will be delivering a number of activities including:

    * Women’s Health Checks and advice on fitness and wellbeing, Town Hall on Saturday 5 March 10.00am – 12.00 noon
    * Women and Girls Multi Activity Session, Heeley (venue TBC) on Saturday 5 March 10.00am – 12.00 noon
    * Aspirations of Young Girls, Highfields Adventure Playground on Saturday 5 March 2.00pm – 4.00pm
    * Internal Women’s Day Event, Verdon Recreation Centre, on Tuesday 8 March 11.00am – 5.00pm
    * Women’s Health and Wellbeing including dance sessions, City Centre (location TBC) on Tuesday 8 March 11.00am – 2.00pm
    * Promotion of women’s activities and the opportunity to participate in a women-only gym session, Tinsley Green on Tuesday 8 March at 4.00pm

For further details on any of the above activities please contact 0114 273 4266, or you can view all activities on Sheffield councils online Activity Search.–about/lleisure-services—activity-sheffield/activities/international-womens-day

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