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2015 Schedule of Events

Convention Days 2015 Poster

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CONVENTION DAYS 2015
Be Moved by Women and Water

FRIDAY JULY 17th
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Frederick Douglass letter to Elizabeth M'Clintock Displayed at Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Seneca Falls Historical Society 55 Cayuga St.; Free
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Elizabeth Cady Stanton House Tours Women's Rights National Historical Park, 32 Washington St.; Free
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Arts Along the Canal Juried Art Show Artworks Gallery, 109 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Great Women Achieving Rights in Un-conventional Ways Exhibit National Women's Hall of Fame, 76 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Great Women Achieving Rights in Un-conventional Ways Exhibit National Women's Hall of Fame, 76 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Another Mother for Peace Exhibit IDEA Center for the Voices of Humanity and The Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum, 32 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry 89 Falls St.; Free
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Community Service Award Presentation and Reception Honoring the Bonafiglia Family Gould Hotel, 108 Fall St.; Free
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Setting the Scene: Seneca Falls in the 1840s Walt Gable, Seneca County Historian, Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry, 89 Fall St.; Free
SATURDAY JULY 18th
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Attic Treasures Sale and Family Fun Day Seneca Falls Historical Society, 55 Cayuga St.; Free
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Frederick Douglass letter to Elizabeth M'Clintock Displayed at Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
9:00 am to 9:30 am
Elizabeth Cady Stanton House Tour with Elizabeth Cady Stanton Dr. Melinda Grube will portray Elizabeth Cady Stanton and will be joined by Coline Jenkins, Elizabeth Cady Stanton's great-great-granddaughter Women's Rights National Historical Park, 32 Washington St.; Free
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Elizabeth Cady Stanton House Tours Women's Rights National Historical Park, 32 Washington St.; Free
9:30 am -10:00 am
Women's Suffrage Procession - Bring Your Banner! Elizabeth Cady Stanton House to the Wesleyan Chapel Participants are encouraged to dress in period attire! Friends of Women's Rights National Historical Park, steps off at 32 Washington St.; Free
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Readings of Declaration of Sentiments Soloist Elena O'Connor will perform ''MLK'' by Bono followed by the 1848 Declaration of Sentiments read by Dr. Melinda Grube as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the Declaration of Sentiments for Muslim Women read by Nadia Shahram, and a reading of the re-dedicated Declaration of Sentiments. The signing of all three Declaration of Sentiments will follow. Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am - 11:30 am
''Once Upon a Wolf'' Performance by Merry Go Round Youth Theater Seneca Falls Library, 47 Cayuga St.; Free
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Arts Along the Canal Juried Art Show Artworks Gallery, 109 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Fight for Equal Rights Midway Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
1st Annual Antiques & Treasures Sidewalk Event Seneca Falls Business Association Fall St.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Great Women Achieving Rights in Un-conventional Ways Exhibit National Women's Hall of Fame, 76 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Another Mother for Peace Exhibit IDEA Center for the Voices of Humanity and The Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum, 32 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Elizabeth Smith Miller & Dress Reform Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry 89 Falls St.; Free
10:30 am -12:00 pm
Defining Feminism Today Discussion moderated by Hara Bastas, PhD, The City University of New York; welcoming words by Ami Ghazala, Superintendent of Women's Rights National Historical Park Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free *Sign Language Interpretation will be available.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Boat tour of Cayuga-Seneca Canal/Lock Chamber 2&3 $15/adults and $12/ under 12; call Finger Lakes Water Adventures for reservations 315-789-5520
12:00 pm -1:30 pm
Kaleidoscope Dance Theater New York Institute of Dance and Education Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
12:00 pm -1:30 pm
Luncheon at the Gould Keynote speaker, J. D. Zahniser, Ph.D., author of Alice Paul: Claiming Power presented by the Convention Day Committee in partnership with Women's Rights National Historical Park Gould Hotel, 108 Fall St.; $25.00 per person, for reservations, call 315-568-8412. Space is limited.
1:00 pm -2:00 pm
Boat tour of Cayuga-Seneca Canal/Lock Chamber 2&3 $15/adults and $12/ under 12; call Finger Lakes Water Adventures for reservations 315-789-5520
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Book Signing with J. D. Zahniser, Ph.D. author of ''Alice Paul: Claiming Power'' Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Donna Reed, Another Mother for Peace Talk by Mary Owen, Donna Reed's daughter Wesleyan Chapel, Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Elizabeth Cady Stanton's The Woman's Bible Presentations by Dr. Vivia Lawton Fowler, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Wesleyan College; Rev. Allison Stokes, Ph.D., Founding Director of the Women's Interfaith Institute; Coline Jenkins, President of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Trust, Inc. and great-great-granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton; and Dr. Melinda Grube as Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free *Sign Language Interpretation will be available
4:00 pm -5:00 pm
Book Signing: The Woman's Bible With Elizabeth Cady Stanton, portrayed by Dr. Melinda Grube, and Coline Jenkins, Elizabeth Cady Stanton's great-great-granddaughter Visitor Center, Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
"Culture and Control of Women" Resources and Remedies Featured speaker Nadia Shahram, attorney, educator, activist, adjunct faculty member at SUNY Buffalo Law School, and author of ''Marriage on the Street Corners of Tehran'' Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Boat tour of Cayuga-Seneca Canal/Lock Chamber 2&3 $15/adults and $12/ under 12; call Finger Lakes Water Adventures for reservations 315-789-5520
7:00 pm
Convention Day Concert in Declaration Park Featuring the Seneca Falls Community Band Brass Quintet followed by Resonanz, a branch of the Rochester Oratoria Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
SUNDAY JULY 19th
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
National Park Service's 2nd Annual Convention Paddle Meet at the boat launch facility in the west parking lot of the Seneca Falls Community Center, 35 Water St. Contact Fuzzy Guppies at 315-539-8848 for kayak rental services
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Frederick Douglass letter to Elizabeth M'Clintock Displayed at Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Conversations with Mary Owen, daughter of Donna Reed, and Another Mother for Peace Exhibit IDEA Center for the Voices of Humanity and The Seneca Falls It's a Wonderful Life Museum, 32 Fall St.; Free
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Elizabeth Cady Stanton House Tours Women's Rights National Historical Park, 32 Washington St.; Free
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Great Women Achieving Rights in Un-conventional Ways

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Original photograph of statues and Trinity Church courtesy of Linda Solan.