Posted March 11, 2024

March event roundup: Women’s History Month edition

Explore Temple’s upcoming events and activities this Women’s History Month.

March is Women’s History Month, and this year, Temple is hosting several events that celebrate the achievements of women. In this month’s event roundup, you will also find activities to help people of all genders prioritize self-care and advocacy. 

Mark your calendars with these upcoming film festivals, book talks and resource info sessions to commemorate women’s history, uplift one another and just have fun. 


Sexxesful Self-advocacy 

Self-educate/advocate this month! Empower yourself to navigate sexual health in a way that best suits your needs. Each month, Temple’s Wellness Resource Center hosts informational sessions encouraging productive conversation regarding self-advocacy. 

When: Wednesday, March 13, 3–4 p.m.

Where: Wellness Resource Center, room 201


Open Crafting Day

Unwind and de-stress with some creative crafting during your downtime! Visit the Charles Library makerspace to engage in any creative project that inspires you. All the materials you need will be provided—all you have to bring is yourself!

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2 p.m.

Where: Loretta C. Duckworth Scholars Studio makerspace, Charles Library


Diamond Screen: Women’s Film Festival

Let’s have a round of applause for women in film! Now in its eighth year, the Women’s Film Festival, jointly organized by Diamond Screen and Mise en Femme, highlights a selection of films crafted and produced by women cinematography students. Bring your friends to support Temple’s up-and-coming filmmakers!

When: Thursday, March 14, 5 p.m.

Where: Howard Gittis Student Center


Poets and Writers Series: Summer J. Hart, Poet

Calling all women in writing! Attend the Poets and Writers Series for a reading by Summer J. Hart, poet, interdisciplinary artist and author of BoomHouse. The guest writer series offers the opportunity to hear from a variety of authors. Join to discuss Summer’s diverse range of work and get inspired! 

When: Thursday, March 14, 6–7 p.m.

Where: Mazur Hall, Gender Sexuality and Women’s Studies Lounge


Campus Recreation: Ladies Lift

Let’s lift! Seeking a welcoming environment to explore weight training? On the fourth Saturday of every month, the Aramark STAR Complex hosts Ladies Lift, inviting women to engage in early-morning weight training with the support of fellow women.

When: Sunday, March 16, 6 a.m.

Where: Aramark STAR Complex


Self-care Fair

Finals are approaching fast … let’s take a moment for some much needed self-care! This month marks the Wellness Resource Center’s bi-annual Self-care Fair. Join the event to relax with a series of mindfulness activities, and to connect further with wellness-centered resources. 

When: Tuesday, March 19, 1–3 p.m.

Where: Howard Gittis Student Center, room 200


CHAT New Book Celebration

Time for some book talk! Temple University Assistant Professor Celeste Winston is sharing a chat and celebration for her newly published book How to Lose the Hounds. The novel explores spatially interconnected struggles surrounding structural racial, economic and gender violence. Add it to your March reading list and learn more about Celeste’s book-writing journey. 

When: Thursday, March 28, 2–4 p.m.

Where: Mazur Hall, Gender Sexuality and Women’s Studies Lounge 


Thriving Thursday

Every Thursday, take some time to thrive. Join The Wellness Resource Center in online Zoom sessions, fostering a safe space for open discussions on all sexual health questions. Throughout the sessions, experts stand ready to offer their advice and guidance.

When: Every Thursday, 3:30–3:50 p.m.

Where: Online only


Net Night

Looking for a relaxed Friday night with a hint of friendly competition? Hosted every Friday, Net Night is the perfect opportunity to spend time with friends getting active. Organize a game of volleyball or table tennis, and may the best team win! 

When: Every Friday, 7–10 p.m.

Where: 3rd floor courts, Pearson Hall


 - Avery Bumsted, Class of 2025