Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Interested in attending a public forum, discussion group, social event, or membership or Board meeting?

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, August 22, 2016
3-4:30pm
Applebee's Restaurant
2263 S Shore Ctr
Alameda, CA 94501
Monthly Book Club Meeting.

Game Changers: Twelve Elections That Transformed California by Steve and Susie Swatt, Jeff Raimundo and Rebecca LaValley led by Kathryn Duke.

According to Heyday, "the book examines California history through the prism 12 elections that forever changed the state. The authors offer thought provoking interpretation rooted in decades of experience in journalism public policy analysis and political consulting at the state capital. " If you enjoy the ins and outs of politics this is a must read for California.

Please join us at Applebees at 3pm for a lively discussion.

We meet the 4th Monday of each month (except holidays) in the back room of Applebee's restaurant in Southshore. We read non-fiction books, preferably paperbacks, chosen by the group upon the recommendation of one of us who has read the book. Discussion is lively, interesting, and challenging.

Anyone thinking of becoming a member and who has read the book is invited to attend.

Contact Felice Zensius for more information.

To recommend a book, please refer to the Book Club Recommendation guidelines.

Friday, September 2, 2016
5pm
Asena Restaurant
3508 Santa Clara Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
First Friday Social Dinner.

Enjoy good food and conversation with LWVA members and guests. This First Friday Dinner will start with a no host social period beginning at 5:00; dinner seating will be 5:30 PM sharp.

The LWVA menu will provide diners with a three course prix fixe meal consisting of a house salad, choice of salmon, chicken or vegetarian entrée served with roasted potatoes and sautéed vegetables; choice of desserts -- excluding bread pudding. Price is $40 per person including tax and tip. All beverages are extra and will be handled as a cash bar. Please bring CASH for beverages and $40 dinner.

Contact Jeff Cambra at (510) 865-7369 or by email to reserve a seat no later than 5:00 PM on Thursday, 1 September.

Saturday, September 3, 2016
10-12pm
Alameda Free Library
Stafford Room
1550 Oak Street
Alameda, CA 94501
Collaborating on the Cloud Workshop 101: From Organized Chaos to Volunteering Zen.

Do you wind up searching for a file or League information that you know is in your inbox somewhere? Do you want file sharing with other League members to be easier?

Do you wish more people could know about what the League is doing?

We hear you and help is on the way!

Please join us for this special member only training.

RSVP to Patty Young at pyoung098@gmail.com

Click here to download the flyer.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
7-9pm
Alameda Hospital
Conference Room C
2070 Clinton Ave
Alameda, Ca 94501
LWVA Board Meeting.

All LWVA members are welcome to attend.


Monday, September 19, 2016
7-9pm
TBD Election 2016: Candidates & Issues Forum #1. More to come.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
7-9pm
TBD Fall Open Membership Meeting.

This is a great opportunity for LWVA members, guests, and members of the community to hear from our co-presidents and committee chairs about plans for the year.

Come and share your ideas! Bring your friends! Get involved! Join LWVA!

Monday, September 26, 2016
3-4:30pm
Applebee's Restaurant
2263 S Shore Ctr
Alameda, CA 94501
Monthly Book Club Meeting.

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande led by Marti Burchell.

Please join us at Applebees at 3pm for a lively discussion.

We meet the 4th Monday of each month (except holidays) in the back room of Applebee's restaurant in Southshore. We read non-fiction books, preferably paperbacks, chosen by the group upon the recommendation of one of us who has read the book. Discussion is lively, interesting, and challenging.

Anyone thinking of becoming a member and who has read the book is invited to attend.

Contact Felice Zensius for more information.

To recommend a book, please refer to the Book Club Recommendation guidelines.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
7-9pm
TBD Election 2016: Candidates & Issues Forum #2. More to come.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
7-9pm
TBD Election 2016: Candidates & Issues Forum #3. More to come.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
7-9pm
TBD Election 2016: Candidates & Issues Forum #4. More to come.
Monday, October 17, 2016
7-9pm
TBD Election 2016: Candidates & Issues Forum #5. More to come.
Monday, October 24, 2016
 
  Last Day to Register to Vote.

Click here to register to vote online http://registertovote.ca.gov/

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
 
  General Elections.

Click here for details of the upcoming General Election or voter information