Evening Branch Women’s Association (EBWA)

Bring Gifts of Panties for Women at the Domestic Violence Shelter:  

EBWA has a long standing interest in the YWCA. In the early days of EBWA 35 years ago, a member who was very involved in serving at the YWCA, noticed that women arrived at the domestic violence shelter in emergency mode, without many belongings. While toiletries, used clothing and linens were often donated, underwear was … Continued

EBWA Program – December 14th

Betsy Colt Foot: One Woman’s Radical Quest to Provide Girls an Education:  Louise Marks will present a one-woman play about the life of Betsy Colt Foot, who was instrumental in making a girls’ school a possibility: the Albany Academy for Girls. Having written an interesting book about Betsy, “To Elevate and Adorn the Mind,” Louise will … Continued

EBWA Program – October 26th

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in New York State with speaker Glynnis S. Hunt.  MS Opioid addiction has received a lot of attention in the news the past several months On October 26 women who attend the Evening Branch of the Women’s Alliance (EBWA) will have the opportunity to learn how New York State is dealing with … Continued

EBWA Program: September 28th

“Heartstrings: An Evening with Guitarist Maria Zemantauski” –  Maria Zemantauski is one of the world’s few heralded female flamenco-style guitarists, and one of even fewer female flamenco composers.  She has performed in Spain, Italy and across the continental United States to great acclaim.  With a Master’s degree in Cultural Anthropology, she is a relentless promoter … Continued

2017-2018 EBWA Calendar!

Evening Branch of the Women’s Alliance September 28: “Heartstrings” with Maria Zemantauski, Fabulous flamenco-style guitarist and composer October 26: “The Opioid Addiction Crisis” with Glynis Hunt November 16: “Alone in this Remote Place: The Pioneering Women Biologists of New York’s Raptor Recovery” with Darryl McGrath, author of “Flight Paths”(“Flight Paths: A Field Journal of Hope, … Continued

EBWA: This Region So Delightful to Ladies

June 15th – “This Region So Delightful to Ladies” – Hallie Bond, historian, author of several books and speaker on all things Adirondack, will speak to EBWA at the Kelly Adirondack Center, on June 15.  From Anna Constable, who went camping on Raquette Lake in 1850, to Anne LaBastille, who built a cabin on a … Continued

EBWA Program & Dinner – May 25th

Sara Brenner, MD, MPH: Nanotechnology and Human and Environmental Health: Dr. Sara Brenner is a national leader in better understanding the potential environmental challenges faced by those who work in the emerging nanotechnology field. Nanotechnology incorporates microscopic particles in myriad ways, including use in the health profession. While nanotechnology is sometimes used to improve health, … Continued

The New Breadbasket: Redefining Our Daily Loaf

Thursday, April 27th, EBWA (Evening Branch of the Women’s Alliance): What do gluten problems, surplus bread, and local flour mills have in common? Amy Halloran, author of The New Bread Basket, tells the story of how bread and beer are building community as a new band of farmers and food processors work to reinvent local … Continued

“Moths, Birds and Landscaping-The Night Shift”

EBWA (Evening Branch of the Women’s Alliance): On March 30th, naturalist Catherine Klatt will present her stunning photographs to illustrate the diversity and beauty of moths.  Her talk will explore the tight links between moths and birds, and unexpected ways that our home landscaping choices affect bird and insect populations. Far from being just little brown … Continued