Celebrate 2020 International Women’s Day in New York City

Celebrate International Women’s Day in New York City, March 8th, 2020.
Happy International Women’s Day! Here are some ideas to celebrate our womanhood in the big apple.

Enjoy a Musical – Sistas the Musical — Top 40 Hits Tell a Black Family History

A musical journey of a multi-generational African-American family. Using a playlist of songs made famous by artists that include Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Beyoncé and others, this musical tells of the struggles, the joys and the triumphs of being black and of being a woman in America.
During March and mid-April, Sistas is performing during the weekends at St. Luke’s Theatre, 308 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036.
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Dance – International Women’s Day Dance

DJ Spinach will be spinning old Soviet records, Electro Swing and beyond. Special guest New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble will perform live.
8 PM at DROM, 85 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009.
More info in this link.

Laugh – at Comedy Shows

She Makes Me Laugh
9-11 PM at Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002.

Jennifer Barnhart: It’s About Time:
Avenue Q and Sesame Street standout Jennifer Barnhart steps into the spotlight in her first solo cabaret. Directed by Alan Muraoka, the show is an evening of stories, silliness, and song as Barnhart shares the journey that led her to two of the most famous streets in the world: Broadway and Sesame Street.
7 PM at Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036.
Click here for discounted tickets.

Eat @ at Women-Owned Restaurants

Support women-owned businesses on this day and go to eat at one of the women-owned restaurants in the city.
Choose between ethnic, vegan, or bakeries around NYC.

Tour and learn about NYC HerStory

Take a guided tour to stroll NYC with an expert who will also tell you about the interesting women who lived in the city and made to what it is today.
See the list here.

Celebrate – The Donas Presents: An International Women’s Day Celebration

An afternoon of personal stories and advice from NYC’s Top Comedians. Offering a menu created in collaboration for us from our friends at Gelso & Grand. Tarot Card Readings, Entertainment, Shop Female Owned, and treat yourself to Pizza, Pasta & Drinks. Comedians featured on Comedy Central, Tru TV, & Vice.
Admission is free, a small fee to reserve a seat.
2 PM at Gelso & Grand, 186 Grand St, New York, NY 10013.
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Shop @ Women-Owned Businesses Pop-up

Shop from over 75-women-owned small businesses – handmade crafts, vintage fashion, accessories, and delicious artisanal foods.
10 AM – 5:30 PM at the Grand Bazaar NYC, 100 W 77th St, New York, NY 10024.
More info in this link.

Get Empowered – Women’s Empowerment Event

3rd Installment of Flowers for Empowerment on International Women’s Day with Speakers, Vendors, Networking, Experiences, Raffles, free gifts, and more!!
1–4 PM at 190 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009.
More info in this link.

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