Gig Honors Women
March puts a deserved spotlight on the inspiration of women. The achievements in breaking barriers are honored with Women's History Month, and the continued pursuit of equity is recognized with International Women's Day on March 8.
Join Gig in supporting women at events this month in the San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle. Get in and go!
SF Bay Area
More than 80,000 tulips will descend on Union Square in honor of International Women's Day. Even better, these beautiful flowers will be free to take home. Take a Gig to pick a bunch of tulips for a special woman in your life or for yourself!
Saturday, March 4 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Union Square (near Powell Street BART station), San Francisco
China Dolls — A Very Special Grateful Dead Night for Women's History Month
Ashkenaz has had a long tradition of weekly Grateful Dead Nights dating back to the late 1990s. The March 10 gathering will honor Women's History Month, with special guests including Sunshine, Becker, Elliot Peck, Matt Hartle, Jen Rund, Anna Elva, and more!
Friday, March 10 from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley
International Women's Day Celebration Sail on SF Bay 2023
Hop aboard the Schooner Freda B, see iconic landmarks from the water, and learn about some of the fascinating women in the Bay Area's history such as Sally Stanford, Janis Joplin, Lotta Crabtree, Julia Morgan and more.
Saturday, March 11 from 1:15 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Sausalito Yacht Harbor, Slip 465, Sausalito
Women of the Bay
Take a short walk along the edge of the bay to learn how Sylvia McLaughlin, Kay Kerr, and Esther Gulick formed Save the Bay. Also discover the importance of Elsie Roemer, the namesake of the bird sanctuary on site. Meet at the observation platform near Broadway in Alameda.
Saturday, March 25 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Crown Memorial State Beach, Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary, Alameda
International Women's Day at U Village
Women-owned businesses are coming together to host fellow women-owned brands for a special one day only pop-up event. Shop local and support from a unique group of emerging and establish women-owned brands in the the community.
Wednesday, March 8 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
University Village, 2623 University Village, Seattle
International Women's Day: Stories of Redefining Motherhood
Hear diverse experiences and perspectives on motherhood through personal stories from graduates of The Moth — a global arts organization dedicated to building empathy and compassion through personal narrative. A panel discussion will follow with further conversation to close the evening.
Wednesday, March 8 from 5 p.m to 8 p.m.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, 440 5th Ave. N, Seattle
"Inspired by Women Composers" Ann Reynolds Trio
This concert is based on the 2021 recording that received the Earshot Golden Ear Award for Best NW Jazz Recording of 2021. The Ann Reynolds Trio will play compositions honoring women composers, and provide a brief historical introduction into those composers.
Sunday, March 12 at 2 p.m.
The Royal Room, 5000 Rainer Ave. S, Seattle
Landesa presents Seed the Change
Honor International Women's Day at Landesa's signature event, Seed the Change. You can chat directly with program staff and engage in activities that shed light on important global development issues. Best-selling author and humanitarian, Zainab Salbi will be on hand to join the conversation.
Wednesday, March 15 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Wyncote NW Forum, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle
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