As International Women’s Day nears the Centre de Loisirs in Kapuskasing is putting together an evening of inspiration and education.

That’s according to Lead Organizer for the event Marie Claude-Baril who says the evening will not be just a celebration of women, but an informative opportunity.

Claude-Baril says the theme for the event is; notre histoire, notre futur, which means ‘Our History, Our Future’.

She says they will not be having your average lecture style presentation.

Claude-Baril says the theme is to celebrate both what has come and what is down the road.

The International Women’s Day celebration takes place in Kapuskasing at the Centre de Loisirs on March 9th beginning at 5:00pm.