Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members. See a complete listing of area events by visiting LOCAL LEAGUE WEBSITES.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, March 3, 2017
5-7pm
Promise Land Market - 909 B Arendell St., Morehead City 28557 Women's History Month Reception - Morehead City. Join us for our Women's History Month Reception, recognizing the important role women play in this community. We will recognize all of our previous 'Woman of the Year' award recipients since inception (2000). An exciting silent auction is part of this reception as well. There will be appetizers and wine and beer served. This event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
9am-1pm
Extraordinary Ventures
200 S. Elliott Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Women in Government: How To Get Involved, Volunteer, Become or Support a Candidate. The League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham counties is hosting a seminar on Women in Government: How to Get Involved, Volunteer, Become or Support a Candidate. Read more
Monday, March 13, 2017
2-4pm
Highland United Methodist Church
1901 Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
ERA Alliance Annual Meeting - Raleigh. Join us as we honor Alliance members for their advocacy work for the civil rights of women and the ERA. Celebrate with us and welcome our special guest speaker. Alliance business will include elections and adoption of bylaws. Read more
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
11:30am
Pinehurst Country Club
80 Carolina Vista Drive
Pinehurst, NC 28374
9th Annual Lunch with Legends - Pinehurst. Join the Moore County League for an afternoon with historic characters, with portrayals of Victoria Woodhull (first woman to run for president) and Frederick Douglass (orator and social reformer). Tickets $35. https://www.lwvmc.org/
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
11:45am-1:15pm
Texas Steakhouse
5025 Executive Drive
Morehead City, NC 28557
Member Meeting: Education - Morehead City. Update on Education in Carteret County with Dr. Dan Novey. Read more
Thursday, March 16, 2017
10am
YWCA Lower Cape Fear
2815 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
Education Round Table - Wilmington. Members of this roundtable are working on current issues in education. Any interested persons are welcome to join us. Read More
Thursday, March 16, 2017
3pm
Henderson County Chamber of Commerce
204 Kanuga Road,
Hendersonville, NC 28792
General Meeting - Henderson County. "Sunshine Month" - Shining light on transparent government, with featured speaker Dawn Kucera, Times-News Columnist. Read more
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
11:45am-1:30pm
Holy Trinity Church, Haywood Duke Room
607 N. Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Lunch with the League - Piedmont Triad. Hear from Superintendent of the Guilford County Schools Dr. Sharon L. Contreras. Doors open at 11:45am. Buffet begins at 12:00pm. Program follows and is completed by 1:30pm. Read more
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
6:30pm
League Education Center
1817 Central Avenue, Room 210
Charlotte, NC 28205
League Talk - Charlotte. League Talk welcomes Bill Blancato of Citizens Climate Lobby to discuss Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions with a Fee on Fossil Fuels. More Charlotte Events
Friday, March 24, 2017
12-1:30pm
NC State University Club
4200 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27606
Timely Topics: Income Inequality - Raleigh. Gene Nichol will speak on "Income Inequality" at the League's March Timely Topics luncheon. Gene Nichol is a UNC Law professor and Director of the NC Poverty Research Fund. From 2005-2008, he was president of the College of William and Mary.

Cost: $20 - includes lunch (If you wish to attend only the program without joinig us for lunch, contact info@lwvwake.org).

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 20th

For more information and to register

Thursday, March 30, 2017
5-7:30pm
Granville County Library System
210 Main St
Oxford, NC 27565
Making Democracy Work: Reception - Granville County. Celebrate Women's History Month! Join the Granville County League of Women Voters, The Friends of the Library and the Granville County Library in celebrating six women in history who made a difference in our world and community. Read more
Thursday, March 30, 2017
7pm
Nags Head Elementary School
3100 S Wrightsville Ave
Nags Head, NC 27959
Public Education in North Carolina - Nags Head. Join this panel discussion event, including the State Superintendent of Public Education (or alternate), and representatives of the N.C. Justice Center, N.C. School Board Association, & N.C. Association of Educators. This program will delve into numerous components and challenges of Public Education in North Carolina today. Q & A will follow the presentations. Open to the General Public. More Dare County Events
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
10:45am-3:00pm
North Carolina General Assembly
16 W Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Protect and Expand Health Care Day at the NCGA. Registration begins at 8am at First Baptist Church, 99 N Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27603 MAP

8:45 AM - 10:45 AM: Educational and Advocacy Training First Baptist Church 99 N Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27603 MAP

10:45 AM - 3 PM: Visit with your legislators*** and watch session NC General Assembly 16 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601 MAP

Let us know you're coming: RSVP TO LOBBY DAY

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
7-9pm
University Club
3100 Tower Blvd, #1700
Durham, NC 27707
Finding Common Ground in Redistricting Reform. The LWVNC Fair Elections Action Team invites you to a special event focused on the need to come together in support of nonpartisan redistricting reform.  Featured speaker J. Walker Smith, Executive Chairman at Kantar Futures, will talk about the path toward finding common ground from a consumer insights perspective. Also invited are a Republican and a Democrat legislator, co-sponsors of HB200, who will educate attendees about this bill. Free event - RSVP REQUIRED
Saturday, April 8, 2017
6:30-8pm
Chapel Hill Public Library
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Gaps in Domestic Violence Services: Exploring Housing Options. Join LWV-ODC and our distinguished speakers as we discuss the prevalence of domestic violence in our community and examine ways local and state-wide service providers are tackling housing needs.

Cordelia Heaney: Executive Director, Compass Center for Women and Families

Dr. Cindy Fraga Rizo: Assistant Professor, UNC School of Social Work

Dana W. Mangum: Executive Director, NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Friday, May 5, 2017
TBA
Downtown Marriott in Greensboro LWVNC Convention in Greensboro - May 5-7, 2017. SAVE THE DATE for LWVNC Convention, with exciting plans underway, to be announced soon. Read more