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Due to the current pandemic, the Citrus Centennial of Women’s Suffrage Celebration has changed plans, but will take place on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in America.

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Instead of a live program at Citrus Springs Community Center, there will be a video shown at the Central Ridge Library, Beverly Hills, with suffragists in costume, and activities and information tables. The event begins at 11 a.m. 

The movie will include local re-enactors portraying well-known suffragists such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony. Frederick Douglass and others.

There will be subsequent events — 11 a.m. — at the following locations:

  • Monday, Aug. 24, at Coastal Region Library, Crystal River.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Floral City Library.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Lakes Region Library, Inverness.
  • Thursday, Aug. 27, at Homosassa Library.

Masks are required and social distancing will be arranged.

In addition to the library events, there will be an ongoing virtual presentation of the program online, accessible on Aug. 22. Find the link on the League of Women Voters of Citrus County’s website at www.lwvcitrus.org or the Facebook page: League of Women Voters of Citrus County.

For more information, call 352-746-0566 or 352-637-9623, or email lwvcc2013@gmail.com.