International Women’s Day will be celebrated with a lively event in Springfield

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Springfield will celebrate International Women’s Day with a musical and cultural event this weekend! Here with a preview are Karina Dise. 7 year old Dallas is also here to recite (by memory!) part of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speach.

The event will be held on Saturday, March 9th, from 1-5 PM at the Boland Elementary School, 426 Armory Street in Springfield.

Opening Speech by City Councilor Kateri Walsh

Inspirational Words by Mary-Beth Cooper, President, Springfield College

Exciting Musical and Cultural Performances Including
Afri(K)que Fashion Show
Claddagh School of Irish Dance
Criiimson 
Indian dance by Triveni School of Boston
Poetry and Spoken Word on 
Women’s Empowerment and Anti-Bullying

For more information, visit www.afrikque.com

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