2024 Women’s History Month Events in Westchester

Women's History Month Events in Westchester

Women’s History Month Events in Westchester

Happy Women’s History Month! This month honors the vital role  women played – and continue to play – both in history and our cultural landscape. It’s a great time to share this information as well as learn with your kids by attending a local event. Read on for some fun events that celebrate and honor the incredible achievements of women and their often over-looked role in American history.

Psst…looking for more ways to celebrate? Check out these International Women’s Day Events in Westchester

Wednesday, March 6th from 3:00pm-4:00pm
Hudson River School Women Artists

Visit the Scarsdale Library to discuss the women of the Hudson River School of artists. Additionally, this includes a discussion about women in the artistic movement. Finally, there will be a Q&A after the talk. Free. 54 Olmsted Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583

Wednesday, March 6th-Friday, March 22nd, various times
The Art of Survival: Art Exhibit

Visit the Rye Arts Center for the exhibit “The Art of Survival.” Led by spoken word artist PEHT, the exhibit aims to honor survivors. Thus, highlighting their resilience and healing through art. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Road, Rye, NY 10580.

Thursday, March 7th from 11:00am-2:00pm
International Women’s Day Celebration

Visit Westchester Community College for a fun celebration of women. Additionally, activities include flower bouquet making, a palm reading or tarot card reading, and crafts. 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY 10595

Saturday, March 9th from 11:00am-12:00pm
Book Talk: Mama

Enjoy a book talk centered around Shirley Sharma’s children’s story, “Mama.” The event, free for all attendees. Additionally, this includes an exploration of environmental stewardship, maternal instincts, and nature. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Road, Rye, NY 10580.

Saturday, March 9th at 1:00pm
Undaunted: How Women Changed Journalism

Join Brooke Kroeger, author and Professor, who will be exploring themes from her recent book. No reservations aarenecessary. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S Columbus Ave, Mt Vernon, NY, 10550

Sunday, March 10th from 2:00pm-5:00pm
Jewish Women’s Health Summit

Enjoy an afternoon of health and wellness at the Jewish Women’s Health Summit. Hosted by former Today Show anchor and fitness expert Jenna Wolfe, the event will amplify Jewish women’s voices. Plus, dispel common health misconceptions and create am environment with vital information. Sessions include cultural sensitivity and menopause; sex and Judaism; and fertility preservation and infertility. Incredibly, complimentary childcare will be provided. Tickets range from $10-$25 per person. 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Sunday, March 10th from 3:00pm-4:30pm
A Capella and More: A Women’s History Month Concert by Counterpoint

Enjoy a musical Women’s History Month with the singing group, Counterpoint. Incredibly, this will include songs by popular artists, such as Adele, Carole King, Kate Bush, Sara Bareilles, Dua Lipa and more. Ossie Davis Theater, New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY

Tuesday, March 12th from 6:00pm-7:0opm
Celebrate Women’s History Month with Heath Cox Richardson

Join Elenor’s Legacy for a Zoom event with the author of Democracy Awakening.

Thursday, March 14th at 6:00pm
Women’s History Month Paint and Sip Night

Enjoy a guided painting experience in celebration of women! Additionally, the event includes drinks and networking. Jefferson Valley Mall, 650 Lee Boulevard Creation Station first floor of JV Mall Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Friday, March 15th from 8:30am-4:00pm
Westchester Women’s Summit

Attend the 4th annual Westchester Women’s Summit in White Plains. Featuring inspiring women, the event is focused on positive change, empowerment, self-discovery, and growth for women. Additionally, this includes mini master classes, experiences focused on self-care, and a marketplace. Finally, the event is $200 per person. Sonesta White Plains Downtown, 66 Hale Ave, White Plains, NY 10601

Saturday, March 16th at 8:15pm and Sunday, March 17th at 4:15pm
The Once and Future Queen: A Star Among Stars

Enjoy a performance of The Once and Future Queen, an interpretation of the timeless tale of Purim. This is intricately woven with themes of courage, resilience, and the challenges faced by today’s youth. Additionally, the Sunday performance features a talkback with the choreographers and the composer. 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Monday, March 18th from 10:30am-12:00pm
Art Styles From Around The World – Women Artists of History

Join us for a morning of art in celebration of the artistic traditions from around the world. This includes an overview of the work and styles of female artists. Highlights include artists and artistic movements that were overlooked. Afterwards, participants will have the chance to draw based on the work of exhibited artists. Additionally, art supplies such as colored pencils will be provided. However, participants should bring their own sketchbooks and other supplies. 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Tuesday, March 19th from 11:30am-1:00pm
The Life of Lucille Ball

Celebrate the iconic life of Lucille Ball and explore her impact on the cultural landscape. Plus, enjoy light refreshments. The event is $10 per person and free for members. 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Tuesday, March 19th from 11:30am-1:00pm
Yes She Can 10th Anniversary Event

Attend the Yes She Can 10th anniversary event to celebrate the advancement of women with autism. Specifically, this highlights the work of women with autism in the career sector/workforce. This includes dinner, an auction, and special guests.  139 N. Broadway White Plains, NY 10603.

Thursday, March 28th from 6:00pm-10:00pm
Annual Spirit of a Woman Awards Gala 2024

Enjoy the Annual Spirit of a Woman Awards Gala. Incredibly, the event celebrates and honors the achievements of women who have made an impact in their communities. This includes stories of resilience, leadership, and empowerment. Finally, this includes dinner, cocktails, and live music. Grand Roosevelt Ballroom, 2 Hudson Street Yonkers, NY 10701

Friday, March 8th from 6:00pm-8:3opm
International Women’s Day

Join the local non-profit Women Unite for a celebration of women in Mount Kisco. The evening include special a plethora of special guests and women of Westchester. Firstly, this includes Adina Williams from Carmoor; Laura Kiernan from HTIR and Jennifer Villa from the Yonkers Youth Bureau. Secondly, this includes Jessica Colon from For the People and Kids; Rajni Menon, and much more! Additionally, the event will include live performances from singer Mika Hale and musician Gina Bergamini.

Incredibly, enjoy authentic foods and refreshments, dance, and network. Additionally, the event will include the chance to learn more about different health services and healing modalities from local vendors. Plus, this includes Rebecca Weinstein, reiki and energy practitioner; Nasya Camacho, a clinical herbalist, and more! Additionally, the event is $33 per person. Mount Kisco Library, 100 East Main St, Mt Kisco, NY 10549

Saturday, April 3rd
American Women Artists Presentation

Enjoy a presentation led by Debbie Wells on American Women Artists. Additionally, Debbie will shed light on the contributions of women artists throughout history. Thus, offering a view of the impact of women in the art world. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Road, Rye, NY 10580.