8 Events Feauring Black Women You Don't Want to Miss This Weekend

Check out these upcoming events featuring black women and continue to send events that are centered around black womanhood to events@forharriet.com. Be sure to check back each week for new events!

1. LIFT 2015 (Ladies Improving Fitness Together)
Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Gloucester Township, NJ

LIFT 2014 (Ladies Improving Fitness Together) is designed to help women with a common goal learn to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Classes are $10 (sign up for 4 classes pay $35) Classes instructes by certified personal trainer every Saturday morning at 8am! Bring yoga mat, bottled water and choice hand weights! Paypal Available for online registration!! T-shirt included with registration!

2. Purple Power 2015: Women Under Construction
Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Orlando, FL

The purpose of this Seminar is to explore womanhood and facilitate the members and friends of the Black Female Development Circle, Inc. through the process of personal development by utilizing the mission and purpose of our great organization. This year, we are also partnering with our National Philanthropy “Yes, I Am All That!”: Promoting Positive Self Esteem in an attempt to mentor high school students in the Central Florida area through campus tours and workshops geared specifically towards them!

3. Beauty (We)Defined Inside & Out: An Experience in Beauty
Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Birmingham, AL

In a world where we don't see enough images of black women being beautiful, loving themselves and taking care of themselves, Beauty (We)Defined seeks to produce these images and facilitate conversations about how we love ourselves, take care of ourselves and know that we are beautiful! Join us for a day of yoga, inspiring talks, interactive small groups, good food, manis, pedis, massages, give aways and SWAG!

4. Black Women Speak Rally
Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 1:00PM - 6:00PM
St. Tacoma, WA

The Black Women Speak Rally is an event geared towards community building and providing useful resources for black women and allies. The event is specifically centered around the empowerment of black women. The goal is to begin rebuilding self esteem and start the process of healing through empowerment. Inspiration through the art of local black women artists and group discussion. BSWR will explore the black women's experience here in the United States creating a safe space for her voice to be heard.

5. National Coalition 100 Black Women Interest Group - Meet and Greet Dinner
Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Houston, TX

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW) is a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of African American women, girls and the community at large. NCBW has over 60 chapters in 25 states and the District of Columbia with over 6,000 members.

6. NYC Black Pride for Women
Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 10:00PM - 4:00AM
New York, New York

Lovergirlnyc, Dreamgyrls Ent, NYPrideEuphoria, Missy B & Camz of LezPlay Radio Presents The Official NYC Black Pride Event for Women who Love Women 3rd Annual All Black Affair – Matrix Edition.

7. Konscious Kinks Brunch
Sunday, August 16, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Brooklyn , NY

Calling all SISTAS! Come have a great brunch with great conversation. We have put the kinks back in our hair and reclaimed our beauty! now let's take the kinks out of our minds, bodies, and souls and reclaim who we are as black women!

8. Beginner's Yoga Workshop
Sunday, August 16, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Miami Gardens, FL

This workshop is intended to introduce the beginner yogi into asanas and pranayamas. This workshop is 'cOM'munity basd and yogis are encouraged to bring a family member or friend for 50% off of their admission.

We practice Hatha yoga, Hatha yoga is a low-impact exercise for the body and mind. This practice combines different "Asanas" or postures with a deep breathing technique called "Pranayama" to promote flexibility, balance and relaxation.

With focus on proper alignment and anatomy, Hatha practice is an excellent way for beginners to get comfortable with yoga.