Upcoming Engagements and Celebrations

Sunday, June 25, 2017. Lake Ronkonkoma Heritage Association parade. CANCELLED

Tuesday, July 4th, 10 a.m. Parade in Southampton. LWVH will march (be there at 9 a.m.), wearing white, and “Votes for Women” sashes ($10 donation). To sign up, email Judi Roth at rothhandj@yahoo.com or Arlene Hinkemeyer at ahinkemeyer@optonline.net.

Thursday, July 13, 11 a.m. LWVH co-sponsoring, with Southampton Historical Museum and Rogers Memorial Library, Natalie Naylor’s PowerPoint talk on “Winning Votes for Women,” about L.I. suffrage leaders, at Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Lane. Dr. Naylor is a retired Hofstra professor, president of the Nassau County Historical Society, who has published and spoken extensively on women’s history.

Sunday, July 16, 2017. Afternoon Tea/Talk/Tour – A Mary Louise Booth Celebration, Yaphank Historical Society, 469  Main Street, Yaphank, NY 11980, 631.924.0146.

Thursday, August 24, 2-4 p.m. LWVH hosting re-creation of August 1913 suffrage rally in East Hampton, starting in front of suffrage leader May Groot Manson’s house (with historic suffrage marker) on Main Street, across from Presbyterian Church. We’ll wear white or period dress, “Votes for Women” sashes, and can choose to be one of the prominent women/men who marched in 1913 (names recorded in E.H. Star article). Rally ends with program/refreshments at E.H. Library. Buy your sash for $10 donation, email ahinkemeyer@optonline.net to sign up. Hamptons 100th Anniversary Committee members are inviting many other local groups to participate.

Thursday, October 19, 6 p.m. LWVH co-sponsoring East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Lecture Series talk by Antonia Petrash and Arlene Hinkemeyer, on Long Island and South Fork suffrage leaders. Moderated by Judith Hope, hosted by Brooke Kroeger. Includes historical exhibit, student presentation, and reception. Co-sponsored by E.H. Town and Village.

Saturday, October 21, 12 Noon. Rally at the Nassau County Legislative Bldg. Details TBA

Sunday, November 19, 3 p.m. LWVH co-sponsoring, with Rogers Memorial Library, Southampton Historical Museum and SAC, a Suffrage Musical Revue!, directed by Valerie di Lorenzo, at Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, refreshments, $10. More news later.

The New York State Museum has created a six-panel traveling exhibition based on the larger Votes for Women exhibition that opens November 4, 2017 at the state museum in Albany, NY. Check with the following venues to see when the Votes for Women panel exhibition will be on view at venues throughout NYS: Albany City Hall, Clinton Historical Society, Cortland County Historical Society, Eastville Community Historical Society, Geneva Historical Society, Katonah Village Library, Lorenzo State Historic Site, National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, New York State Fair, Niagara County Historical Society, The History Center, and Seneca Falls Historical Society.

Check out the website: http://suffragecentennials.com for more information.