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Women's March planned for Jan. 19

BEMIDJI—The third year for the Bemidji Women's March will get underway Jan. 19 at BSU's Beaux Arts Ballroom.

The annual event will begin at 11 a.m., with a celebration afterward at noon. In addition to being its starting point, the march will end at the Beaux Arts Ballroom as well.

Participants can bring bag lunches and reusable water bottles. Both coffee and water will be made available, according to the event's Facebook page.

The March began in 2017 as part of a larger movement that erupted all over the country. Local organizers estimated that approximately 500 people took part in the march last year, and that about 1,000 took part in 2017.