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, January 22, 2020
7 pm
Peterborough Library
(downstairs)
2 Concord St
Peterborough, NH 03458
PeterboroPlus Monthly Meeting. All League members and the public are welcome. Topic for tonight is the Independent Redistricting Commission bill proposed as a solution to gerrymandering and unfair voting districts in NH. Come learn about the issues and how you can help create more equitable voting in our state.

Next meeting will be in March--we're taking February off to enjoy the Presidential Primary.

Monday, February 17, 2020
1:00-3:00 pm
League office
4 Park St Room 200
Concord, NH 03301
LWVNH Board Meeting. All League members are welcome, but due to limited space please let us know if you wish to attend so we can plan seating.

Next meeting to be scheduled.

Thursday, February 20, 2020
7-8:30 pm
Nashua Public Library
(downstairs)
Monthly meeting LWVNH Greater Nashua unit. All League members and the public are invited.

Report on program in Wilton on Feb. 9.

Plan for visit from Nashua City Clerk at March meeting. Kudos to the city clerk for expanding her office hours to accommodate pre-primary voter registration, including having translators available!

League unit meetings will normally be held on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Nashua Public Library, downstairs from 7 to 8:30 pm. Contact the new steering committee for an agenda for future meetings: Joanne Emus and Kate Welsh.

Monday, February 24, 2020
7 pm
Starr King Fellowship
101 Fairgrounds Rd.
Plymouth, NH 03264
Gerrymandering and a NH Solution. The public is invited. Topic for tonight is the Independent Redistricting Commission bill proposed as a solution to end gerrymandering and unfair voting districts in NH. Come learn about the issues and how you can help create more equitable voting in our state.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
7 pm
North Conway Community Center The 2020 Census--Why it matters, how it works. NOTE: THIS IS A DATE CHANGE. orignally scheduled for snowy 2/18/20.

Mt Washington Valley unit meeting, open to all. Nicole Mackenzie of the US Census Bureau will discuss the importance of the US Census coming up and job opportunities. Julia King will show a powerpoint about redistricting in New Hampshire, which will be done in 2021 following the census. Who will do that redistricting, and is there a solution to gerrymandered districts? Come find out.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
6 pm
Fortier Library
White Mountains Community College
Berlin, NH
Votes for Women: a history of the suffrage movement. Celebrate the centennial of women gaining the right to vote. Learn about the forces, people, and social changes behind the women's suffrage long fight. Powerpoint includes many historic images.

Presenter is Liz Tentarelli, president of the non-partisan League of Women Voters NH, a direct descendant organization of the women's suffrage association.

This is a NH Humanities To Go program, free and open to the public.

Snow date: March 11

Thursday, March 5, 2020
10 am
Hilltop House
New London, NH
LWV Kearsarge/Sunapee board meeting. Monthly board meeting. Local League members are welcome to attend.
Thursday, March 5, 2020
6:30 pm
Hooksett Public Library
Hooksett, NH
Votes for Women: a history of the suffrage movement. Celebrate the centennial of women gaining the right to vote. Learn about the forces, people, and social changes behind the women's suffrage long fight. Powerpoint includes many historic images.

Presenter is Liz Tentarelli, president of the non-partisan League of Women Voters NH, a direct descendant organization of the women's suffrage association.

This is a NH Humanities To Go program, free and open to the public.

Snow date: March 12

Friday, March 6, 2020
noon
Abbott Library
Sunapee, NH
Gerrymandering and a NH fix. Liz Tentarelli, president of the League of Women Voters NH, will discuss gerrymandering on both a federal and state level and suggest a solution in NH, an Independent Redistricting Commission.

Hosted by Ladies Left of Center.

Free and open to the public. Bring a bag lunch for this noon-time discussion, if you wish.

Sunday, March 8, 2020
6 pm
Scott-Farrar
11 Elm St
Peterborough, NH 03458
Centennial of 19th Amendment presentation with Susan B. Anthony. LWVNH PeterboroPlus unit is co-sponsoring a wonderful event with Peterborough Woman's Club and Scott-Farrar in celebration of the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote. Actress Sheryl Faye will do a living history enactment of Susan B. Anthony (whose 200th birthday was Feb. 15.)

Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
check with town clerk
polling places Elections in many NH towns. Voting for local offices and some ballot questions. In-person town meetings may be held on the same date or later in the week; check your town's website or town clerk.

Towns that operate under SB2 regulations will have their deliberative sessions several weeks in advance of the voting date.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
check with city clerk
Hooksett polls Hooksett Special Election for State Representative, Merrimack 24. (Primary was held Jan. 21.)
Thursday, March 19, 2020
7 pm
Minot-Sleeper Public Library
35 Pleasant St.
Bristol, NH 03222
Votes for Women: a history of the suffrage movement. Celebrate the centennial of women gaining the right to vote. Learn about the forces, people, and social changes behind the women's suffrage long fight. Powerpoint includes many historic images.

Presenter is Liz Tentarelli, president of the non-partisan League of Women Voters NH, a direct descendant organization of the women's suffrage association.

This is a NH Humanities To Go program, free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 26, 2020
7 pm
Madbury Public Library
9 Town Hall Rd.
Madbury, NH 03823
Votes for Women: a history of the suffrage movement. Celebrate the centennial of women gaining the right to vote. Learn about the forces, people, and social changes behind the women's suffrage long fight. Powerpoint includes many historic images.

Presenter is Liz Tentarelli, president of the non-partisan League of Women Voters NH, a direct descendant organization of the women's suffrage association.

This is a NH Humanities To Go program, free and open to the public. It is part of the Oyster River Community Read program on "This Democracy: From our Founding Documents to our Daily Lives." You do not have to be part of the community read to attend this talk and powerpoint.

Saturday, April 4, 2020-Sunday, April 5, 2020
9 am Sat to noon Sun
Wells, ME New England League Leadership Conference. "Engaging the Future" is this year's theme for the 14th annual gathering of New England state Leagues. All League members are welcome!

LWVME is serving as our fiscal agent. Visit their website for details of program, then register with a credit card online.

If you want to stay for the whole weekend, make your own hotel reservation at the Hampton Inn and Suites. Details on the LWVME website. Special rate for League.

For info and registration

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Following short business meeting at 7 pm
Historical Society of Cheshire County
246 Main St
Keene, NH 03431
Votes for Women: a history of the suffrage movement. Celebrate the centennial of women gaining the right to vote. Learn about the forces, people, and social changes behind the women's suffrage long fight. Powerpoint includes many historic images.

Presenter is Liz Tentarelli, president of the non-partisan League of Women Voters NH, a direct descendant organization of the women's suffrage association.

This presentation follows a brief annual meeting of the Historical Society of Cheshire County and is supported by the New Hampshire Humanities, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Free and open to the public

Sunday, April 26, 2020
4:00 pm
Warner Town Hall
Main St
Warner, NH
Meet suffragist Lucy Stone. Lucy Stone, portrayed by Judith Black. Sometimes the forgotten suffragist, but a mighty woman. Learn more in this presentation as part of the 19th Amendment centennial.

League of Women Voters NH is one of the sponsors. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
all day
USA Commemoration of passage of the 19th Amendment--Looking ahead!. A celebration of the women's suffrage amendment becoming law.

For a graphic timeline of events leading up to this milestone, visit this website: Except as otherwise noted, all contents on this site copyright 1998-2016 by the liz library. This site is hosted and maintained by the liz library. All rights reserved. http://www.thelizlibrary.org/suffrage/ (not related to LWVNH Liz T.)

The Woman Suffrage Timeline 1995, Brooks and Gonzalez. The Women's History Project of Lexington Area National Organization for Women. This timeline may be distributed freely under the following conditions: that the use is not for profit; that it is distributed in complete, unchanged form; that this complete notice is intact and included in the distribution.