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October 2018

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and PBP Frank Cerabino, Boca UU, Thurs. Oct. 4, 2:00

October 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2601 St. Andrews Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33434 United States
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Click for Flyer: John Paul Stevens, Frank Cerabino Oct 4 2018 A Conversation: Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talks with Palm Beach Post columnist Frank Cerabino Thursday, October 4, 2018, 2:00 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Boca Raton 2601 St. Andrews Blvd, Boca Raton FL 33434 Admission: $25 (All proceeds support Institute for Learning in Retirement, Inc. programs) Tickets sold at the door; to make a reservation in advance, send your check to: ILIR 21346 St.…

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Double Danger lecture Friday Oct. 5, 3:00 FAU

October 5, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FAU, FAU
Boca Raton,
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WGSS is pleased to be a cosponsor for a talk by Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Giles on the plight of homosexual Jews in Nazi Germany, in conjunction with an exhibit at the Stonewall National Museum and Archives. FRIDAY OCTOBER 5 3:00 PM CU 301 (by the Living Room Theater) Double Danger?  Homosexual Jews in the Clutches of the NAZI Police Dr. Geoffrey Giles Professor Emeritus, University of Florida Sponsored by Comparative Studies; the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and…

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Women & Religion Wed. October 10, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Downtown Delray Library

October 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States

Women & Religion, Wednesday October 10, 6:00 - 7:30 pm Delray Library, 100 W. Atlantic Free and open to the public Religion is a personal and widespread experience in the lives of most women. Religious texts include many instances of violence against women, and this practice is reinforced through instruction on male dominance such as ““Wives be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord.” Such a belief system can lead to abuse and violence against women—and also…

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Of interest: Women’s National Book Ass’n hosting in Delray, Wed. Oct. 10, 6:30 pm, 2 authors

October 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2 Ave
Delray Beach,
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FYI: Women's National Book Association (WNBA) celebrates National Reading Group Month on Wednesday, October 10that 6:30 p.m. Two outstanding writers will discuss their books: Kristin Harmel, author of "The  Room on Rue Amelie," and SJ Sindu, writer and LGBT activist,  author of “Marriage of a Thousand Lies.” Murder on the Beach Bookstore   273 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL. Members, free. Nonmembers, $10. For more information: membership.wnbasofla@gmail.com 

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Rally for Amendment 4, Oct. 21, 2:00-4:00

October 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historical Society of PBC, 300 N. Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach,
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Amendment 4 would automatically restore voting right of felons after they've completed their sentences, except for those convicted of murder or sex offenses. Rally Sunday October 21, 2:00 to 4:00 Historical Society of Palm Beach County 300 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach Entertainment: PinkSlip Duo Sponsors: ACLU, League of Women Voters, National Council of Jewish Women and PBC NOW

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Hilary Rosen lecture Tues. Oct. 30, 2:30 – 4:00, FAU Jupiter

October 30, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 5353 Parkside Dr
Jupiter, FL 33458
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$35 – $45

Hilary Rosen will present a lecture, “Time’s Up in Work and Politics: How the Me Too Movement Creates Permanent Change” at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. on the FAU Jupiter Campus. Hilary Rosen is a well-known Washington, D.C. strategist who navigates the intersection of communications, media, and politics. She is currently an on-air CNN political analyst and a partner at SKDKnickerbocker. Her focus is advocating for women, LGBT issues and progressive…

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November 2018

Board meeting/election recap Sat. Nov. 10, 12:00 – 2:00

November 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
High Point Section 6, 1221 Club Drive West
Delray Beach, FL 33345 United States
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Board meeting November 10, 12:00 to 2:00 Light lunch included All members invited; please RSVP Location:  the Clubhouse of High Point Section 6. Planning for our 46th Susan B. Anthony Awards luncheon honoring Arlene Ustin. We will also do an election recap.   Address:  1221 Club Drive West, Delray Beach 33445 Directions: Enter on Barwick Road, halfway between Lake Ida Rd and Atlantic Ave.  The sign says High Point Section 6.  Drive 4 short blocks, to a T intersection, and…

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Wednesday Nov. 28, 4:00 – 6:30 Boca Raton Promise: Call for Community Action

November 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Palm Beach State College, 4200 S. Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 32308-
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Boca Raton Promise, concerned with mental health issues, presents A Community Education Exchange Educators Responding to Community Needs Co-president Sheila Jaffe is representing NOW on the program with LWV November 28, 2018, 4:00 to 6:30 Palm Beach State College 4200 S. Congress Ave, Lake Worth Public Safety Training Center (PSD) 108; Registration required, Click here BRP PBSC Event Flyer Nov 28 w ph email 3

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December 2018

Board Meeting Monday Dec. 3, 2018 4:00 – 5:30 Compass

December 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Compass, 201 N Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth, FL United States
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All members welcome!

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Program by Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, presented by NCJW

December 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Do We Need a Miracle? The Federal Courts and the Second Amendment DECEMBER 5, 2018 5-7 pm Featuring Hannah Shearer Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence On January 8, 2011, a gunman attempted to assassinate Congresswoman Gabby Giffords while she was meeting with her constituents at a Safeway supermarket near Tucson, Arizona. Rep. Giffords survived a critical head injury, but six other people were killed that day. Two years later, she started a political action committee to promote gun…

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Reception, Women’s National Book Assn. Wed., Dec. 12, 6:30 Delray bookstore

December 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2 Ave
Delray Beach,
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$10

Celebrate the holidays with the Women's National Book Assn. (WNBA)  on Wed., Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL. Food, wine,  gifts, a raffle with fabulous prizes to benefit the Florida Library Assn. Disaster Relief Fund for libraries affected by the hurricane. and lots of fun. Cost, $10. For more information email    membership.wnbasofla@gmail.com. Should you need a phone number, call 561- 279-7790. Please note that this is not a NOW function;…

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January 2019

Board Meeting Monday Jan. 7, 2019 4:00 – 5:30 Compass

January 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Compass, 201 N Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth, FL United States
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All members welcome!

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Program Sat. Jan. 12, 2019 11-12:30 Downtown Delray Library: Older Women: Health and Wealth

January 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States
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NOW National Organization for Women, Palm Beach County chapter invites members and the public to a stimulating and interesting panel discussion, Saturday January 12, 2019 11-12:30 downtown Delray Beach Library 110 W. Atlantic Ave. Older Women: Sex, Health and Wealth Interact with professional women who have expanded the lives of older women in our community. -Seniors & Safe Sex, video presented and starring NOW board member Gloria Stein -Center For Sexual Health & Education  MyGYNpractice.com:  Dr. Maureen Whelihan, author of…

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FAU: Women’s Writings, The Economy and Social Justice, Jan. 14, 2019 4 pm

January 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
FAU, FAU
Boca Raton,
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Go to https://fauevents.universitytickets.com/w/default.aspx  to purchase tickets January 14  4 PM  Women's Writings, The Economy and Social Justice Performing Arts Building room 101 Panelists will reflect on aspects related on women, social justice, music and visual arts. Caribbean literature and art reflect pressing gender, economic and social issues of the region and it's immediate impact on south florida communities.

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Jan. 20 Impeachment Rally

January 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
West Palm Beach West Palm Beach, FL

Sent in by Ari Silver: On January 20 at 1:00 at the southeastern corner of Southern Blvd & Flagler Dr. West Palm Beach, FL 33405, we are holding an anti-Trump rally on the anniversary of his inauguration. The main message of the rally is that we will no longer turn a blind eye to the blatant disregard for democracy and the illegal acts perpetrated by President Trump, which is why it is pivotal that he be impeached. There will be rousing…

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FAU: Pianist Tatjana Surev Jan. 26, 7 pm

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FAU, FAU
Boca Raton,
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Go to https://fauevents.universitytickets.com/w/default.aspx  to purchase tickets January 26  7 PM University Theatre  $20 Passionate rhythms of tango and other dances of Argentinian composers, the charm of French music and the monumental power of Russian composers. Special guest is Serbian-American pianist Tatjana Surev.

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February 2019

FAU: Feb. 1, 2019 7 pm and Feb. 2, 2019 1 pm and 7 pm, Once|Film|Speak

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FAU, FAU
Boca Raton,
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Go to https://fauevents.universitytickets.com/w/default.aspx  to purchase tickets Once,Film,Speak   February 1 7 Pm, February 2, 1 and 7PM  $15 A celebration of dance as explored through the medium of film followed by engaging discussion. Directed by Clarence Brooks, FAU professor of Dance and member of NOW and Feminist Fund.

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Board Meeting Monday Feb. 4, 2019, 3:30 to 5:30 Compass, Lake Worth

February 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Compass, 201 N Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth, FL United States
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All members welcome!  

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46th Annual Susan B. Anthony Award Luncheon, Sun. February 10, 2019

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Boca Country Club, 17651 Boca Club Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL 33487 United States
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Click here for a flyer with complete information Palm Beach County NOW’s 46th Susan B. Anthony Awards Luncheon is pleased to announce our Feminist of the Year – Arlene R Ustin, Intersectionality Activist/Advocate Guests Speakers are Ethel Guttenberg and Fred Guttenberg, grandmother and father of Jaime, who was a victim of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting in Parkland.  Ethel and Fred are national advocates to end the gun violence epidemic raging in our country and wounding us all. Gail…

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FAU: Feb. 14, 2019 7:00 pm Florida Wind Symphony

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FAU, FAU
Boca Raton,
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Go to https://fauevents.universitytickets.com/w/default.aspx  to purchase tickets February 14 7 PM University Theatre $20 Valentine's Day concert of the world's most romantic music presented by the Florida wind Symphony.

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