Camden International Women’s Day program announced

IWD2021

International Women’s Day has taken a new light in Camden this year, with the announcement of a full program to celebrate.

Celebrated on 8 March, local women are this year invited to celebrate International Women’s Day throughout the month of March. A number of exciting activities and events are available for the community, including:

  • 2021 Camden Council International Women’s Day Gala Evening – Council is partnering with Blue Wren House – Camden Women’s Shelter to celebrate women’s achievements. Hear from keynote speaker, Tracey Spicer, and panel members including community leader and Australia Day Awards Local Hero 2021, Rosemary Kariuki-Fyfe; Western Sydney-based commercial lawyer and founder of Bankstown Poetry Slam, Sara Mansour and Blue Wren Chair, Scott Taylor.

WHEN Thursday 11 March, 6-9pm

WHERE Gledswood Homestead and Winery

COST $90 per person

TO BOOK camdenwomensshelter.org.au/shop

  • BreastScreen NSW in Camden – free screening for women over the age of 40 years

WHEN Now, until Friday 12 March

WHERE Onslow Oval, Camden

TO BOOK breastscreen.nsw.gov.au

  • Movie Night – Camden residents can purchase a subsidised movie ticket to see Blackbird, a film about a terminally ill mother arranging to bring her family together one last time.

WHEN From 8 March to 31 March 2021

WHERE Unites Cinemas Narellan

COST $10 for general seating or $15 for recliner seating, including popcorn and beverage

TO BOOK ticketing1.unitedcinemas.com.au/narellan

  • Free yoga sessions – Women aged over 18 years, who live in the Camden area, are invited to attend

WHEN Tuesday 9 March, 7.30-8.pm; and Friday 12 March, 11.30am-12.15pm

WHERE Mount Annan Leisure Centre

TO BOOK trybooking.com/BOYMR

  • Free women’s self-defence class – Open to women over 18 years, who live in the Camden area.

WHEN Friday 12 March, 12.30-1.30pm OR 6-7pm

WHERE The PIT Martial Arts, Health and Fitness Centre, Unit 10/156 Hartley Road, Smeaton Grange

TO BOOK trybooking.com/BOYCQ

  • Free WILMA Women’s How to Relax and Sleep Well online course – Learn gentle, effective techniques to help you relax and unwind into a great night’s sleep.

WHEN Every Tuesday, 2-30 March, 7-8.30pm

WHERE Held online via Zoom

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