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
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
7 pm
Concord and broadcast on NHPR Education Funding public forum. https://anhpe.org/2019/04/24/nhpr-to-hold-a-education-funding-forum-broadcast-live-at-700pm-april-30/

If you missed it, you can listen to it online afterward at the link above.

Monday, May 6, 2019
7-8:30 pm
Bass Hall
19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458
Forum for Peterborough municipal candidates. Co-sponsored by the Monadnock-Ledger Transcript and LWVNH Peterborough Plus unit, moderated by League.

Missed the event? See the entire forum here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kt7uIVfTxFc&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR11jjXKoVPCAEYWUhD7D4UaoYmBPFCw0lj6lb3Aa2RG308z6043VWVstfw

At one point in the forum there was confusion about TIF districts in town. Conflicting answers were given. Here is additional information for those who are interested.

Saturday, May 18, 2019
9 am to 2:00 pm
Baker Library
509 South St
Bow, NH 03304
LWVNH convention. All League members and their invited guests are welcome.

Morning panel discussion about ways in which NH's public schools are using opportunities outside the traditional classroom to educate students and better prepare them for careers. Guest speakers: Jessica Rodriguez, Director of the NH Alliance for College and Career Readiness, and Liz Canada, Director of Policy & Practice, from Reaching Higher NH who will explain the controversial Learn Everywhere program. Also Joy Gobin, ELO coordinator and Running Start supervisor at Lebanon High School. Facilitator will be Doug Cullen, Manager of Career Services at Pinkerton Academy.

NOTE: This panel discussion was recorded, is available as an audio-only file on Youtu.be. Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIRm4WNTFQU&feature=youtu.be

Afternoon guest speaker will be Rep. Susan Almy, who chairs the House Ways & Means Committee and will tell us about the state budget process. NOTE: Rep. Almy's handout is available on the Publications page of this website.

Saturday, August 3, 2019
TBA
Dublin to Peterborough Walk for Campaign Finance Reform. In the spirit of Granny D. Sponsored by Open Democracy; LWVNH-Peterborough Plus unit is a co-sponsor.

Details to be posted.

Monday, August 5, 2019
1 to 3:30 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.

Development of voter service 'workshop to go' about Get Out The Vote activities, among other items.

Thursday, August 8, 2019
7-9 pm
Nashua Public Library
(Activity Room)
Monthly meeting LWVNH Greater Nashua unit. All League members and the public are invited.

League unit meetings will normally be held on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Nashua Public Library, downstairs from 7 to 9. Contact the new steering committee for an agenda for future meetings: Joanne Emus, Kate Welsh and Emily Caswell

Note: summer 2019 July no meeting, and August one week earlier than usual to accommodate various vacation schedules.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
7 pm
Jaffrey Public Library Peterborough Plus monthly meeting TENTATIVE. All League members and others interested in learning more about League are welcome! Help plan for a September documentary showing and other League activities.

Date and place will be confirmed later. Check back.

Monday, August 26, 2019
all day
USA 99 years and counting--Women's Equality Day. Commemoration of ratification of the 19th Amendment when the women's suffrage amendment become law.

This starts a year-long recognition of the fight for women's right to vote, in preparation for the centennial commemoration in 2020.

Monday, August 26, 2019
1 to 3:30 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.

Planning for centennial of League and the 19th amendment, among other items on the agenda.

Thursday, September 5, 2019
10 am
Hilltop House
New London, NH
LWV Kearsarge/Sunapee board meeting. Monthly board meeting. Local League members are welcome to attend.

NOTE: no board meeting in August.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
evening
New London Historical Society LWV Kearsarge/Sunapee annual potluck supper & speaker. SAVE THE DATE. Open to all League members and their guests. Bring a dish of your choice with enough to share. Details of speaker and time to be announced.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
all day
USA Commemoration of passage of the 19th Amendment--Looking a year 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.