Upcoming Engagements and Celebrations

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.

Friday, September 1, 2017. 6 -7 pm. Brooke Kroeger will introduce her new book, The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote. East Hampton Public Library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton, NY. 631-324-0222.

Saturday, September 10, 12 noon. Long Island Woman Suffrage Association is partnering with the Ronkonkoma Heritage Association to have a celebration in Ronkonkoma, generously funded by Humanities NY.  Parade will assemble at Carlson Road and Hawkins Avenue in Ronkonkoma. For further information call 631-831-1670 or 516-524-3322.

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 Board of Elections Bldg. Details TBA

Wednesday, November 8, 7pm. Antonia Petrash: New York Women Win the Vote. Garden City Public Library, 60 7th Street, Garden City, NY (516) 742-8405.

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.

Friday, December 15, 12:15pm. Antonia Petrash: New York Women Win the Vote. Port Washington Public Library, One Library Drive, Port Washington, NY (516) 883-4400.

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.