A journey by bicycle
The Summerland Neighborhood Arts Council (SCAC) is celebrating Go By Bike Week with the digital screening of the award successful documentary, The New Girl: Annie ‘Londonderry’ Kopchovsky.
The documentary tells the story of Kopchovsky, a 23-year-old Jewish immigrant and mom of three, who modified the world of ladies by climbing aboard a 42-pound bicycle and setting off from a Boston tenement to circle the globe in 1894.
She left in full skirts as a nineteenth century housewife and returned in bloomers as a celebrated heroine of a brand new period.
“It type of promoted the standing of ladies in North America and in society,” Susan McIver, a board director of SCAC mentioned.
Viewers can select a date between Might 31 and June 6, to discover a time to loosen up and benefit from the movie in regards to the ‘girl who cycled the globe,’ anytime all through that week.
Tickets value $10 and can be found online here, with proceeds going to the SCAC’s programming. Purchasers’ names will probably be entered in a draw to win a replica of Spin, Peter Zheutilin’s historic novel about Annie’s travels.
The humanities council constructing is at the moment being renovated and anticipated to open once more in early fall, ultimately restarting lessons and occasions.