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International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, IWD is a national holiday. The first IWD was run in 1911. Next year is IWD Global Centenary 1911-2011.

IWD 2011 – Parade and Community Festival

February 10, 2011, Featured in News, 0 Comments

Click on Rally to find out more about our plans for IWD 2011!

On Saturday, March 5th, a Parade will take place on Commercial Drive, followed by an indoor Festival at the WISE Hall on Victoria Drive in Vancouver.

When: Saturday March 5th
Gather: 12:30 pm at McSpadden Park (between East 4th and 5th Avenue and Victoria Drive)
Parade Route: West on East 3rd Avenue, North on Commercial Drive, East on Adanac to Salsbury Park, 1898 Adanac St.
Community Festival: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm at the WISE Hall (1828 Adanac Street, Vancouver)

For more information please click here to download the participation invite letter or click here for the Parade and Community Festival participation form.

We are counting on everyone to make this 100th Anniversary celebration a success – so come out to the parade, dress up and have fun!


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