Calendar of Events

Events & Public Meetings

Date    TimeEvent
Mar 8, 2024 Fri 6:00 PMSpecialty Tour: A Toast to the Ladies!
This special tour and discussion will highlight the many women over the centuries associated with Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Mar 9, 2024 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tour: A Toast to the Ladies!
This special tour and discussion will highlight the many women over the centuries associated with Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.
Mar 10, 2024 Sun 12:30 PM"How Women Changed the World of Health Care"
In recognition of Women’s History Month, join Jane Plitt, director of the National Center of Women’s Innovations at the Alexandria History Museum at The Lyceum for her lecture “How Women Changed the World of Health Care But Took Years to Be Recognized.”
Mar 12, 2024 Tue 7:00 PMCommission for Women Meeting
Alexandria Commission for Women Meeting
Mar 16, 2024 Sat 3:00 PMDorcas Allen Lecture, by Dr. Alison Mann
Learn about Dorcas Allen, a woman living with her husband and four children as a free black woman in Washington D.C. who was enslaved by James Birch, imprisoned in Alexandria, and tried for the murder of her two youngest children. A jury acquitted her by reason of insanity, and, with John Quincy Adams’ assistance, she regained her freedom.
Mar 22, 2024 Fri 6:00 PMCall the Midwife! Women in Historic Medical Care
Midwives did more than deliver babies! In honor of Women’s History Month, explore the role, knowledge, and challenges of Midwives through the lens of the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum and its collection of historic medicines and archives.
Mar 23, 2024 Sat 10:00 AMSpecialty Tour: Midwifery
Midwives did more than deliver babies! In honor of Women’s History Month, explore the role, knowledge, and challenges of Midwives through the lens of the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum and its collection of historic medicines and archives.
Mar 30, 2024 Sat 11:00 AMCivil War Women’s Day
Learn about the dress, skills, and contributions of women during the Civil War from historical interpreters who will present on-going talks, displays, and demonstrations. Interpreters will explore women’s roles on the home front, in camp, and on the battlefield.
Mar 31, 2024 Sun 1:00 PMAlexandria Hospital: Women Mobilize the Community
Don’t miss your last chance to view the special exhibition “Alexandria Hospital: Women Mobilize the Community,” closing March 31.
Apr 4, 2024 Thu 7:00 PMVIRTUAL: A Crisis for Moms: Black Maternal Health in VA
The Alexandria Commission for Women Reproductive Health Subcommittee Event, A Crisis for Moms: Black Maternal Health in Virginia will take place Thursday, 04/04/2024, 7PM - 8:30PM
Apr 9, 2024 Tue 7:00 PMCommission for Women Meeting
Alexandria Commission for Women Meeting
May 14, 2024 Tue 7:00 PMCommission for Women Meeting
Alexandria Commission for Women Meeting
Jun 11, 2024 Tue 7:00 PMCommission for Women Meeting
Alexandria Commission for Women Meeting

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