4/11/2022 COVID Update: The State of Maine no longer requires masking or proof of vaccination to attend any public events, but individual venues are free to do so. For the latest information, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention or the State of Maine’s COVID site.

Girls Rock! Conference

Alfond Youth & Community Center 126 North Street, Waterville, ME

Registration for the Girls Rock! Conferences is officially open.  Space is limited so reserve your spot today! The Girls Rock! Conference is an event planned BY girls FOR girls.  The high school girls on the Girls Advisory Board choose topics for the conference that are relevant to them AND YOU!  Get ready for a fun […]

Freaky 5K

Diamond Building, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

Time to get freaky!! Join us for the 8th Annual Freaky 5k Run/Walk: Saturday, October 29! The Freaky 5k is a reminder that Halloween should be about imaginative and creative costumes, not the frighteningly sexualized ones peddled to even the youngest girls. We invite you to join us for a costumes appreciated trot through town […]

$15 – $25

Women’s Action Groups Waterville Kick-Off

Join us to kick-off our Women's Action Groups. This is a chance to bring together, in coalition, the many women in our state who've thought to themselves, "I can't just sit here. I need to do something." You are not alone. We want to harness the collective power to create change. The first hour will […]

Free

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Waterville Women’s Action Group

Are you ready to cause a ruckus? We have been supporting the activism of girls for a long time but you have told us that there is a great need for convening and supporting the activism work of adult women too.  You are already calling senators, sending postcards, donating. But you want to do more. […]

$15

Girls Rock! Waterville

Pugh Center, Cotter Union, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

The Girls Rock! Conference is an event planned BY girls FOR girls.  The high school girls on the Girls Advisory Board choose topics for the conference that are relevant to them AND YOU!  Get ready for a fun filled day of learning, sharing, growing and some girl-powered activism! #girlsrock17 The conference is open to girls* […]

$20

Girls ROCK! Central Maine Conference

Page Commons Room, Cotter Union, Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

Girls Rock! Conferences are planned BY girls FOR girls. The high school girls on the Girls Advisory Board choose topics for the conference that are relevant to them AND YOU! They are the speakers and the workshop facilitators. In fact, they design the workshops! It’s a fun filled day of learning, sharing, growing and some […]

$20 – $25

Girls Rock! Awards

Waynefleet School 360 Spring Street, Portland, ME

The Girls Rock! Awards honors six amazing girls from Maine and a keynote from Hebh Jamal, a youth activist and leader of Integrate New York City. Join us March 22, 2019 at Waynflete School in Portland from 5:30 - 8pm 5:30pm Social Hour with passed hors d'oeuvres 6:20pm Program 7:30pm Meet & Mingle with Honorees This fundraiser supports our year-round […]

Girls Rock! Central Maine Conference

Alfond Youth & Community Center 126 North Street, Waterville, ME

The Girls Rock! Conference is an event planned BY girls FOR girls.  The high school girls on the Girls Advisory Board choose topics for the conference that are relevant to them AND YOU!  They are the speakers and the workshop facilitators. In fact, they design the workshops! It’s a  fun filled day of learning, sharing, […]

$20

Girls Rock! 2020 Conference

Colby College Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME

3/14/2020: It is with regret and disappointment that we have cancelled the Girls Rock! Conferences due to the health risks posed by COVID-19. More… Girls Rock! Conferences are planned BY girls FOR girls. The high school girls on the Girls Advisory Board choose topics for the conference that are relevant to them AND YOU! GAB […]

$20

Ruckus Roundtable: Civic Engagement

Ruckus Roundtables Ruckus Roundtables is a series of online conversations specifically designed for middle school & up, but all ages are welcome. We want to spark curiosity, encourage conversations, and promote ways to challenge the status quo. Join us! Register now for our civic engagement discussion on October 20! SAVE THE DATES: November 17 - […]

Free

Action + U = (Art) AUCTION!

Online Event ME

Join us virtually from November 28 - November 30 for our first art auction, supporting local artists and youth across Maine. The goal of the HGHW Art Auction is to raise money for our youth-focused organization while also supporting and promoting the artwork of girl, woman, and gender expansive artists in our Maine communities. To […]

Our Voices: Gender and Race on the Page

Online Event ME

  Ruckus Roundtables is a series of online conversations specifically designed for middle school & up, but all ages are welcome. We want to spark curiosity, encourage conversations, and promote ways to challenge the status quo. Register today! And don't worry if you can't attend the live event; all events are recorded and a link […]

Our Voices: Gender and Race On the Page

Online Event ME

  Storytelling has existed in every culture since forever! These stories allow readers to experience a little, or even a whole lot, about the people of cultures all over the world. How do we learn about others through story and how do we write our own? Join us for a panel on writing our voices, […]

Linguistics of Gender Expression

Online Event ME

Gender is a social construct. A big part of this is the language that causes harm by upholding sexism & the gender binary (boys/girls, men/women). Researchers cite language as a reflection of the power imbalances of society. How has language impacted your gender identity? How are you navigating society or building culture with words? Join […]

Free – $20

Camp Brillance

Waterville, ME

Hardy G*rls is excited to restart our in-person programming with a FREE Waterville-area summer camp for girls and gender-expansive youth. Camp Brilliance is focused on art, activism, coalition building, and celebrating youth brilliance! Over the course of the week, camp attendees will develop a social action project, learn about ways to make a positive change in […]

Free

Arts and Social Justice

Online Event ME

Join us on Tuesday, November 16, for a 1-hour (virtual) conversation with artists who will share how they use their artistic brilliance to raise awareness, challenge norms, and cause a ruckus. Can’t make the live event but don’t want to miss this? No problem! Everyone who registers ahead will receive a link to both the […]

Let’s Talk About Sexual Health

Online Event ME

What would it look like if teens—especially girls and nonbinary youth—had access to sexual health information that was accurate, queer informed, and stigma-free? How do we get to a world like that? Let's talk about it! - Tuesday, February 15 at 7 PM via Zoom - Join Hardy G*rls Healthy Wom*n and Maine Family Planning for a youth-led Ruckus Roundtable […]

Data and Representation

Online Event ME

Data drives our world, but the process of collecting data is subjective and prone to bias. In March’s Ruckus Roundtable on Data and Representation, we talk to advocates of all ages that are working to ensure that the voices and experiences of young people, women and gender nonbinary folks, and people of other marginalized identities […]

Bee You Boldly: 2022 G*rls Rock! Conference (Waterville)

Waterville, ME

This year’s theme is Bee You Boldly, which we chose to inspire g*rls to live confidently as their unique selves. This is a day of celebration for our diverse identities and our brilliance. We want girls and youth to know that when we're boldly ourselves, we can build coalitions and lead social change. G*rls Rock! […]

Free – $20

Recurring

Camp Brilliance

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Camp Brilliance is focused on art, activism, coalition building, and celebrating youth brilliance. Over the course of the week, camp attendees will develop a social action project, learn about ways to make a positive change in their community, and get messy making art. Camp Brilliance will be led by Hardy Girls staff, members of our […]

Free
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Camp Brilliance

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Camp Brilliance is focused on art, activism, coalition building, and celebrating youth brilliance. Over the course of the week, camp attendees will develop a social action project, learn about ways to make a positive change in their community, and get messy making art. Camp Brilliance will be led by Hardy Girls staff, members of our […]

Free
Recurring

Camp Brilliance

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Camp Brilliance is focused on art, activism, coalition building, and celebrating youth brilliance. Over the course of the week, camp attendees will develop a social action project, learn about ways to make a positive change in their community, and get messy making art. Camp Brilliance will be led by Hardy Girls staff, members of our […]

Free
Recurring

Camp Brilliance

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Camp Brilliance is focused on art, activism, coalition building, and celebrating youth brilliance. Over the course of the week, camp attendees will develop a social action project, learn about ways to make a positive change in their community, and get messy making art. Camp Brilliance will be led by Hardy Girls staff, members of our […]

Free
Recurring

Camp Brilliance

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Camp Brilliance is focused on art, activism, coalition building, and celebrating youth brilliance. Over the course of the week, camp attendees will develop a social action project, learn about ways to make a positive change in their community, and get messy making art. Camp Brilliance will be led by Hardy Girls staff, members of our […]

Free
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