The Woman's Club of Albany presents Stories Celebrating International Women’s Day, a fundraiser for their general fund, on Sunday, March 10, 2:00-3:30 pm in their building at 725 Madison Avenue, Albany, NY 12208.

Professional storytellers Kate Dudding and Nancy Marie Payne will share researched stories that celebrate strong women from around the world and their accomplishments. These women include Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai from Kenya, international pioneering women aviators, Julia Child and her Japanese friend Noriko Nakamura, as well as other women.

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Homemade light refreshments will follow the program. The ticket price is $15.

Registrations are appreciated. Register and pay online at or
register online (same link) and pay at the door with cash or check only.

The Woman's Club of Albany is not handicap accessible. 

For more information, call (518) 465-3626.

With over 40 years teaching experience and over 15 years as a professional storyteller, Nancy Marie Payne specializes in researching and creating commissioned historical pieces. She also enjoys sharing stories from life, fairy tales, stories of strong women, legends and humorous stories.
Nancy has performed and led workshops in schools, libraries, historical societies, museums and storytelling and writing conferences including Albany's First Night, Story Sundays at the Glen Sanders Mansion, Word Plays at Proctors, the Clearwater Festival, and Underground Railroad conferences. Here is a newspaper article about one of her performances and her website .

From Clifton Park, NY, award-winning storyteller Kate Dudding specializes in creating entertaining, heartwarming and memorable stories about real people who made a difference. She tells stories at venues in the Northeastern USA including Word Plays at Proctors in Schenectady, The Clearwater Festival, First Night Saratoga, and The Norman Rockwell Museum. Many of her five CDs have received a national storytelling award. In 2010, she won the story slam at the National Storytelling Conference in Los Angeles. Here is a newspaper article about Kate and her website .