Come on out and bring your kids.
Women and Kids Picnic on Sunday, May 22, at Memorial Park
from 1 p.m. on. Look for the red
and orange kite in the shape of a
pyramid near the soccer field.
Bring your own food and drinks
and be prepared to enjoy soft-
ball, volleyball and fun with the
Women in Austin are trying to
create a landtrust of 100 to 150
acres in Texas, to be called
Wombsan Land. It will be available for the exclusive and non-
exploitative use of wombsan of
all ages. They welcome any other
wombsan who wish to pledge
their knowledge/energies/money to the trvsi. For more information, send a self-addressed
envelope to P.O. Box 6063,
Austin, Texas 78762.
160 young women from around
the country will be gathering at
the Astrodome, May 12-14, for
the U.S. Jr. Women's National
Gymnastics Championships. Among others, 13-year-old Kelly
McCoy, the 1976 U.S. Jr. Ail-
Around Champion, will be there
to defend her title. Half-price
discount coupons are available
at Burger King.
FEMINIST NON-SMOKER to share
roomy Montrose house: Privacy,
fence, carpet, AC, lots of windows. Available June 1. Rent
based on percentage of income.
Call for appointment: 529-5308.
If you'd be willing to help rape
victims, the Houston Rape Crisis
Coalition is looking for you. They
will be training new volunteers
for 5 Saturdays, May 7-June 4,
from 12:30 to 5:30, at St. Phillips
Church, corner of Loop 610 and
San Felipe (4807 San Felipe). For
more information, call 228-1505
The odd-job woman found a
partner. We do house painting,
interior and exterior, will scrape.
Call Anna 523-3935, Rose Ann
523-3987. Still no answering service.
Learn about organic farming. An
organic women's farm, in central
Texas hill country, needs several
interns this summer. One-, two-,
or three-week stays. Transportation costs could be subsidized if
you are a poor student. Beginner
classes in organic methods of gardening and living, truckdriving
and music will be mixed with
whatever you can teach us. Write
for more information. Abigail
or Carlo, Rt. 2, Box 100-C, Bertram, Tx. 78605.
The Women's Center at the University of Houston at Clear Lake
City is now officially affiliated
with the university under the
Counseling Center. They are still
registering people for the Women's Studies Concentration. Call
488-9270. They will also be offering a Reentry Seminar for
women coming back to school in
late Jury and August.
*Songs of Women Composers," a
recital by Sharon Sanford, soprano and Mary Schoetrle on
piano, featuring solo songs by
women composers of the 16th
thru 20th centuries. If you thought
there weren't any, hearing is
believing. At the University of St.
Thomas, Jones Hall, Sul Ross at
Yoakum, Wednesday, May 11,
Conference on Women in Management at U.H. on June 16.
See June issue for schedule of
local and national participants.
I am an author with a contract to
do a first-person documentary
book on incest. I am looking for
others with actual or near actual
incest experience. The aim of the
book is to make the subject
accessible and to have the most
open forum possible on the
subject. Contact Louise Armstrong, 19 Bethune St., New York
City, 10014 or call 212-255-2865.
919 RICHMOND AVE.
Good vibrations at Eve's Garden.
Liberating Masturbation by Betty
Dodson, $4. This is the book that is
rippling through the women's
movement and overflowing everywhere. Artist, writer and sexual
revolutionary, Betty Dodson once
and for all destroys the myths
surrounding masturbation and
reinstates it to its rightful place as
a primary source of pleasure for
us all. Free catalogue of all the
good vibrations at Eve's Garden
is included with all orders. If you
would like just a catalogue,
please send 25a to Eve's Garden,
P.O. Box 4028, Austin, Tx 78765.
The Junior School of Art, The
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,
will be presenting 12 scholarships to school children aged 10
thru 12 for a special Saturday
class. Competition for the scholarships will be Saturday, May
14, in the sculpture park across
the street from the museum at 10
a.m. The Museum will also be
offering a number of scholarships
for adult and junior students,
some specifically for minority
students, for the 1977-78 school
year. Applicants should submit
portfolios by May 20, with three
letters of recommendation. Applications and additional information may be obtained from the
School of Art, 529-7659.
The Houston YWCA will be
holding a number of special
courses on a variety of subjects,
including "Sexual Value Systems," May 19 and "Wise and
Healthy Eating," May 10. Call
the YWCA for information about
course fees and times.
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Gemini Productions presents:
women-made films: May 13,
Chris and Bernie, Sandy and
Madeline's Family and Nana,
Mom and Me, at the First Unitarian Church, 5210 Fannin, 7:15
p.m. $2.50 donation. There will
be a chance for discussion after
To explore the
To bolonce energy
For appointment coll:
KPFT is seeking a manager. KPFT
is a Pacifica Radio Station, noncommercial and FM, with an
educational license (90.1 FM). It is
largely supported by listeners'
subscriptions. The manager will
not become rich but can experience a most challenging, creative growth period in her/his life.
Understanding of finances, statements, cash flow, etc., is essential,
as is experience in or around
radio. Should have the ability to
keep more balls in the air than
the person on either side of you
and to work with a core staff and
an unlimited number of volunteers, who hopefully do all the
essential jobs to keep the station
running. Maybe you're the one.
Write: Manager Search Committee, att'n: Thelma Meltzer,
419 Lovett, Houston 77006 or call
The ACLU is looking for an
attorney willing to do civil rights
and constitutional litigation cases
and aid in organization. Please
inquire and send resume immediately to: Joan Glantz, ACLU
Office, 905 Richmond, Houston
The Houston Area Feminist Federal Credit Union is still looking for
an Office Manager, part-time.
Call Merryl at 523-2521 or the
Credit Union office at 527-9108.
"Women as Real Estate Purchasers" will be the topic of a talk by
Mr. Joseph Funches of Coleman
Realty Co. to the Greater Houston
Chapter of Federally Employed
Women, Inc., at their regular
Monday night meeting on May
16 at 6:00 p.m. at Timmy Chan's
Restaurant, 2606 Fannin. The
group meets every third Monday.
The West University chapter of
NOW will be meeting on May 24,
to hear about personal safety,
domstic violence and careers for
women in law enforcement from
Officer Crump of the West University police force. They will
consider "How Do We Stand on
Title IX?" and hear reports on
textbooks and sports at their
June 28 meeting.
If you are interested in the status
of Title IX or a content analysis of
textbooks, attend the meeting of
Southwest NOW on May 17 at
the Jungman Branch Library from
7-9 p.m. Margo Bishop, an HISD
guidance counselor, will be the
The Women's Health Collective
will meet on May 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Call 523-6994 for more information.
Come and learn about campaign
} techniques and become politically effective. The Harris County
Women's Political Caucus and the
Advocates for the Women's Advocate invite you to a workshop
on May 18 at First Unitarian
Church, 5210 Fannin, from 7-10
p.m. The special guest speakers
will be Dr. Nikki Van Hightower
and Dr. Richard Murray.
Those interested in women's
health can attend a class covering such topics as menstruation,
birth control, self-examination,
patients' rights and others. All
day Saturday, June 4. Call 523-
The Greater Houston Chapterof
Federally Employed Women will
host a workshop to explain the
preparation of federal job applications, resumes and techiques
for job interviews. The workshop
will be held May 14 at the
Houston Oaks. Registration for
members is $10, non-members
$15. For additional information,
call Sally Parker at 226-5166 or
862-5307 or Sarah Garrett at
226-5715 or 734-1052.
Explore the employment problems of low-income women and
suggest recommendations for
legislative or administrative action to ease the problems. The
Women's Bureau of the U.S.
Dept. of Labor will hold the
Southwest Regional Consultation
on the subject in Houston at the
Sheraton Hotel, 777 Polk St.,
Saturday, May 14, 12 noon. The
consultation will bring together
low-income women and representatives of community groups
to assist them. For more information, contact Mary Allen at
526-3495 (O) or 666-0271 (H) or
Yolanda Navarro at 224-7808
"Math Anxiety" will be the topic
of a Southwest NOW workshop
beginning on Wednesday, June
1 and continuing every subsequent Wednesday, at the Mainland Savings building, 3401
Allen Pkwy, at 7 p.m.
Relating to Women
"Current Studies in Sex Stratification," SS£ 55, 4 (Mar., 1976)
"Masculine Blinders in the Social
Sciences," SS£ 55, 3 (Dec, 1974)
Social Science Quarterly
The University of Texas
Austin, Texas 78712
Single issues available at $4.00
PACE 18 e MAY 1977 • HOUSTON BREAKTHROUGH