NORWALK, Conn. -- If you are looking for a nearby spot to celebrate International Women's Day on Friday, look no further than the Barnes & Noble at 360 Connecticut Ave. in Norwalk.
The cafe will host an informal discussion group from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday. Look for the sign "International Woman's Day" on a Cafe table. Call 203-866-2213 for more information.
International Women's Day began in 1911 as a day to celebrate women's economic, political and social achievements.
The United Nations theme for International Women's Day 2013 is "A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women." The group International Women's Day 2013 has declared the theme as "The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum."
In the United States, March is designated as Women's History Month.