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In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, the Evanston Women’s History Project at the Evanston History Center has a full calendar of events
planned for March, in partnership with other Evanston organizations.
There will be a morning celebration of International Women’s Day from 9 to 10 a.m. on March 8 at the Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood St. A light breakfast will be served. This event is free, but reservations are suggested.
At 7 p.m. on March 19, also at the History Center, there will be screening of the documentary “A Life Worthwhile: Lorraine H. Morton.” Dino Robinson, Shorefront founder and director of the film, and Lori Osborne, director of the Evanston Women’s History Project, will speak briefly afterward. Educator, Alderman and Evanston’s first African American Mayor, Ms. Morton served the Evanston community for more than 50 years, guided by a simple statement her father passed down to her: “only a life of service is a life worthwhile.”
There will be a reception before the film, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10 (free for EHC members). Reservations are recommended at evanstonhistorycenter.org/all-events.