Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members. This page also posts dates of upcoming elections in NH.

For information about candidate forums and debates, please see our separate Scheduled Candidate Forums page.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
7 pm
Peterborough Town Library
(downstairs)
LWVNH Peterboro Plus unit meeting. All members and potential members welcome! Plan for the coming election season.

Note: Our meeting location will vary so we are equally accessible to all our member towns. We are looking for free public meeting spaces in the Peterborough area, if anyone has any suggestions (the Peterborough library meeting room is $30 each time).

For an agenda and confirmation of the meeting place, email the unit's steering committee at the email below.

<LWVpboroplus@gmail.com>

Thursday, May 24, 2018
7-9 pm
Tracy Library
New London,NH 03257
Meet Your Elected Officials. Public is invited to this annual event, organized by the League of Women Voters of the Kearsarge/Sunapee Area. State Representatives and Senators representing area towns will be invited to share their views of what's happening in the state legislature, followed by Q & A with the audience. Always a learning experience for all.
Saturday, June 2, 2018
 
Manchester Community College Progressive Summit. This year's theme is "Resistance to Power." from the event announcement: "We are a movement of ideas and action, and the last year has shown what we can achieve when we are focused and organized...the 2018 NH Progressive Summit will be an exciting, action-packed day to come together as we shape a bold, new progressive future."

Details and registration at https://nhprogressivesummit.org/

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
check with town clerk
check with town clerk Change of party; registration before primary filing.. June 5th is the LAST day any registered voter can change their party affiliation before the State Primary Election.(If you are "undeclared" you may continue that status until the September 11 primary.)

There are now 3 official party choices in NH: Democrat, Republican, and Libertarian. All will have primaries in September.

June 5 is the LAST day that any person who wishes to file as a candidate can register to vote -- you must be a registered voter of the party you wish to file for in the town where you are domiciled.

The Supervisors of the Checklist are required to meet on June 5 between the hours of 7-7:30 p.m. for party changes and new registrations.

Friday, June 8, 2018
10 am
Hilltop House
New London, NH 03257
LWV Kearsarge/Sunapee education study committee mtg. Meeting of the local study committee to finalize consensus questions on phase two of the state study.

If any League members or potential members would like to serve on the study committee, please contact Pat Rodgers, either directly or via LWVNH.org contact page.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
7:30 pm
Nashua Public Library
Lower Level
2 Court St.
Nashua, NH 03060
LWVNH - Greater Nashua Meeting. League members and others interested in learning more about the League's work are welcome.

Future meetings scheduled for July 10, August 14.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
noonish
Lake Sunapee Country Club
New London, NH
League of Women Voters Kearsarge/Sunapee Area annual meeting. Luncheon, short business meeting, and exciting guest speaker Dean Spiliotis, political guru specializing in NH politics, Civic Scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU. Prof. Spiliotis will discuss the mid-term elections, just as the primary season begins to heat up.

All League members, friends, and the public are welcome, but advance registration and payment of $35 per person are required. Mail your check to LWVKS, POBox 660, New London NH 03257, by June 6. Indicate your choice of lunch entree: salmon, roast chicken, or veggie ravioli.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
6 pm
Pittsfield Middle High School
23 Oneida Street
Pittsfield, NH 03263
Public workshop on funding of education. Pittsfield Bd of Education will host a public workshop about the way NH funds education, led by Executive Councilor Andru Volinksy, the lead attorney on a series of landmark state Supreme Court cases out of Claremont that established the state's responsibility to fund an "adequate" education.

People from any towns are welcome.

For more information: http://www.pittsfieldnhschools.org/

Friday, June 15, 2018
9:30 to noon
League office
4 Park St Room 200
Concord, NH 03301
LWVNH Board Meeting. Planning for voter service activities in coming 5 months will be a key focus.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
5:30 pm
Executive Court Banquet Facility
1199 S. Mammoth Rd.
Manchester, NH
Open Democracy/NH Rebellion Annual Meeting. League was a founding member of this voting rights/campaign election reform organization about 10 years ago.

Open Democracy writes: "This year's event will feature Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law in both Yale College and Yale Law School. His work has won awards from both the American Bar Association and the Federalist Society. You can read his full biography HERE.

Doors will open at 5:30 pm. We'll begin the evening with cocktails and complimentary hearty appetizers, socializing and networking, followed by the annual Business Meeting, where you'll get a chance to hear what we've been up to for the past year and the direction we are headed.

There will also be a silent auction, with many donated items such as jewelry, vacation condos, gift certificates and donated services. You won't want to miss it!

Tickets are $40 each and may be purchased HERE.

If you have an item or service to donate, or you wish to become a sponsor of the event, please email doreen@opendemocracy.me"

Thursday, July 5, 2018
10 am
Hilltop House
New London, NH
LWV Kearsarge/Sunapee board meeting. Monthly board meeting. League members are welcome to attend. For agenda, contact Pat Rodgers.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
check with town clerk
polling places Prmary election for state officials and Congress. If you are not already registered, you may do so at your town/city clerk's office until late August. You may also register at the polls on Election Day.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
evening
New London Historical Society LWV Kearsarge/Sunapee Annual Potluck Supper. Save the date. Guest speaker is Prof. Eric Boyer from Colby-Sawyer College. Talk topic and other details to be announced. Great chance to socialize and chat with old friends, meet new ones, and learn from our guest speaker. Spouses and friends and potential League members welcome too.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
check with town clerk
polling places Election of county, state, and Congressional officials. If you are not already registered, you may do so at your town/city clerk's office until the third week of October. You may also register at the polls on Election Day.