GROTON -- The Women's History Month Committee at Groton Dunstable-Regional High School is holding events at the high school, located at 145 Main St., during the month of March. This year, Women's History Month is celebrating the powerful women of the past, honoring the strong women among us, and empowering the ambitious young women who are emerging as leaders in front of us.

On Wednesday, March 12, the movie "Won't Back Down," starring Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal, will be shown in the Black Box Theatre. On Tuesday, March 18, "Iron Jawed Angels," starring Hilary Swank will screen at the Dunstable Public Library. Both films will be shown from 6 to 8 p.m.

On Thursday, March 20, an historical fashion show with costume historian Tracy Wall will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Following the show, a clothing swap will be held.

The first book group discussion at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School library will take place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, to discuss "Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America." The following week, on Thursday, March 27, from 6 to 8 p.m., the author, Dr. Charlotte Wainsman, will talk about her book.


On Sunday, March 30, the Women's History Month annual Tea will include performances by the Drama Guild and the Chamber Choir. In addition, several women who demonstrate qualities of courage and commitment will be honored.