Extraordinary Women of the East Bay

Celebrate the Extraordinary Women of the East Bay

Mira HoffmanNatalie PetersonMary Tefft “Happy” White and Kitty Stewart-Shadd will represent Barrington in an exhibit on “55 Extraordinary Women of the East Bay,” which will open with a reception and speaking program featuring Arlene Violet, Julia Califano, John Hazen White, Jr., Cindy Elder, David Stewart.

Video (before & after presentations): America’s Forgotten Heroine: Ida Lewis, Keeper of the Light

The exhibit was organized by Heidi Benedict, archivist at Roger Williams University, with the assistance of Heritage Harbor Foundation, nineteen local historical and preservation societies including Barrington Preservation Society. All four Barrington women were selected for using their impressive talents and vision to enrich the culture, education, governance, health, and heritage of the community and the state.

The exhibit will remain on display throughout Barrington Public Library for the month of June.

Thursday, June 6, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Salem Family Auditorium, Barrington Public Library

Made possible by Barrington Preservation Society and Barrington Public Library

Free and open to all


Event Location: 
Collis Family Gallery A (Second Floor)
Collis Family Gallery B (Second Floor)
Salem Family Auditorium (Second Floor)