Women’s History Month will take center stage at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle, in March.
Special presentations include:
“Ophelia: Florida Suffragette”: 2 p.m. Friday, March 11
Actress Dianne Jacoby will portray a fictional Florida suffragette in a one-woman play titled “Ophelia, Florida Suffragette.” The historical drama focuses on a Florida girl who shares the events that led to her becoming a placard carrying suffragist in Washington, D.C. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Port Orange Library.
Ida Lewis, Lime Rock Lighthouse keeper: 1 p.m. Thursday, March 17
Did you know the U.S. Lighthouse Service was the first federal agency to hire women in occupations other than clerical, custodial or educational? Jackie Mann, a docent with the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, will interpret the life of Lime Rock Lighthouse keeper Ida Lewis.
Functional fibromyalgia: 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 29
Kimberly Jenkins Boehm, a functional diagnostic nutritionist, will share information about natural approaches to restore function and health in those with fibromyalgia, which affects women twice as often as men. Boehm is a retired nurse and health director of the Functional Health Group in Hanover County, Virginia.
Reservations are not required for these free programs. For more information, call 386-322-5152, option 4.