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, September 26, 2018
7 pm
Peterborough Library
downstairs
LWVNH Peterboro Plus unit meeting. All members and potential members welcome! Plan for Get Out The Vote efforts and candidate forums.

Note: Our meeting location will vary so we are accessible to all our member towns. We are looking for free public meeting spaces in the Peterborough area, if anyone has any suggestions.

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

<LWVpboroplus@gmail.com>

Next meeting to be announced: after the elections

Monday, October 15, 2018
6"30 pm
Woodside Building
The Taylor Communities
435 Union Ave
Laconia, NH 03246
Learn About The League. League of Women Voters NH president Liz Tentarelli will speak on the work of the League, including their non-partisan Get Out The Vote work and voter education efforts before the election. What does the Executive Council do? What are the implications of the two ballot questions to amend the NH Constitution? A sneak peek at upcoming state legislation and League advocacy on key issues will also be discussed.

Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
7 pm
Madison Library
1895 Village Rd
Madison, NH 0384
"Every Vote Counts" presentation. In the 2016 general election only 58% of eligible voters cast ballots. Why doesn't everyone vote? What difference does it make? Sheryl Kovalik, Board Member of the League of Women Voters NH Mount Washington Valley unit, will share some history of the League, what they've been up to here in the Valley and why "Every Vote Counts". Non-partisan information on the upcoming election and the registration process. Public welcome. Bring a friend!

Presented by the League of Women Voters NH, Mount Washington Valley unit.

Saturday, October 20, 2018
10 am
Hilltop
New London
LWVKS Education Study committee meeting. Contact Carol Kinzler for agenda and meeting address. Any League members interested in participating in the education study are welcome.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
7 pm
North Conway Community Center
78 Norcross Cir
North Conway, NH 03860
Mt. Washington Valley unit meeting. This will be a Panel Discussion of Housing Needs in the Mount Washington Valley. Panelists include Victoria Laracy, Executive Director of the MWV Housing Coalition, Emily Smith-Mosson of the Homeless Teens Initiative, and Dr. Marianne Jackson of Habitat for Humanity. This meeting is free and open to the public.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
6-7:30 pm
Laconia Public Library
695 Main St
Laconia, NH 03246
Understanding Politics For New Voters: A Non-Partisan Teen & Young Adult Event. If you are confused by the news and unsure of the basic principles of civics, come to the library! This seminar will cover the basics of terminology, institutions, and political philosophy. There will be a Q & A; no question too small!

This event is presented by the Laconia Public Library's Teen Librarian Brianna Hemmah, who received a Masters of Science from the University of Edinburgh in International Politics.

Thursday, November 1, 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, 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. Bring with you the best documents you have to prove identity, age, citizenship, and where you live.
Saturday, November 10, 2018
10 am
Tracy Memorial Library
304 Main St.
New London, NH 03257
Screening of "Resilience". Public welcome at this free screening of RESILIENCE, a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent Toxic Stress. Now understood to be one of the leading causes of everything from heart disease and cancer to substance abuse and depression, extremely stressful experiences in childhood can alter brain development and have lifelong effects on health and behavior.

Discussion following moderated by Melong Williams, clinical supervisor at the TLC Family Resource Center.

Program arranged by League of Women Voters of the Kearsarge/Sunapee Area as part of their study of education issues in NH.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
TBA
League office
4 Park St Room 200
Concord, NH 03301
LWVNH Board Meeting. Planning for 2019 NH Legislature session will be a key focus.

All League members are welcome, but due to limited space please let us know if you wish to attend so we can plan seating.