JACKSON – The centennial of women’s voting rights in the United States, a salute to unsung female heroes of the Civil War and a night of girl group rock ‘n roll lead Women’s History Month observances during March at the Ocean County Library, Jackson Branch.
At 2 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 14, the branch will host Michèle LaRue’s interpretive performance of “Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffragist Satire,” written by reform activist Marie Jenny Howe in 1912. This program is funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. This program has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH). Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the NEH or NJCH.
At 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 28, local favorites The Angeltones will perform hits made famous by The Supremes, The Ronettes, The Chiffons, The Shirelles, The Marvelettes, Martha and the Vandellas and more.
At 2 p.m. Monday, Mar. 30, local historian Martin Mosho sheds light on women during the Civil War who defied cultural boundaries of their time as volunteers, nurses, spies and fighters for the Union and the Confederacy.
The branch is located at 2 Jackson Drive.
Registration is required for these free events. To register, contact the branch, 732-928-4400, or visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org/events.02-12-whm.pdf