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Cancelled due to unforseen meeting with president obama - STATE SENATOR LONI HANCOCK : WHAT LIES AHEAD IN 2016?

This event is cancelled. President Obama has invited Senator Hancock to meet with him in Washington D.C., and discuss matters of local importance to our district.
Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, February 4, 2016
7-9pm
CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORSEEN MEETING WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA


Mastic Senior Center
1155 Santa Clara Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
State Senator Loni Hancock: What Lies Ahead in 2016? - CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORSEEN MEETING WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA.

CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORSEEN MEETING WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA

Join State Senator Loni Hancock for a look at the 2015 legislative session's accomplishments and what lies ahead in 2016, including a Q & A session.

Hancock will retire this year. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Alameda (LWVA).

All are welcome.

Download the event flyer.

FREE.

For more information, email Gayle Thomas or call 510-289-1268.

CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORSEEN MEETING WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA

Friday, February 5, 2016
5:30pm
Pier 29
1148 Ballena Blvd.
Alameda, Ca 94501
First Friday no-host social dinner.

Enjoy good food and conversation with LWVA members and guests in one of Alameda's popular restaurants.

Everyone is welcome!

Check out the menu.

Reserve by noon on Friday with Connie Hanna. Please email or call 510-995-8672.


Saturday, February 6, 2016
9:30-2:30pm
Maple Hall
13831 San Pablo Ave #4
San Pablo CA
2016 Bay Area League Day - Reinventing Bay Area Transportation for the 21st Century.

Keynote Address - Senator Jim Beall, Chair California Senate Transportation Committee

Download the agenda and information about how the three panels.

To attend, download, print, and send the form to register.

Monday, February 22, 2016
3-4:30pm
Applebee's Restaurant
2263 S Shore Ctr
Alameda, CA 94501
Monthly Book Club Meeting.

We will discuss Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali. In this profoundly affecting memoir, the internationally renowned author tells her astonishing life story from her traditional Muslim childhood in Somalia, Saudi Arabia and Kenya to her intellectual awakening and activism in the Nethrlands and her current life under armed guards in the West.

Click here to hear an interview with Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

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.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
12-1:30pm
College of Alameda
555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway Alameda, California 94501

Student Union Bldg F

Campus Map
Human Trafficking.

Special event on Human Trafficking Sponsored by the American Association of University Women(AAUW), League of Women Voters and College of Alameda

Keynote Speaker - District Attorney Nancy O'Malley

Click here to RSVP.

Download the flyer.

Monday, March 28, 2016
3-4:30pm
Applebee's Restaurant
2263 S Shore Ctr
Alameda, CA 94501
Monthly Book Club Meeting.

We will read Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle a novel about Mexican immigrants and how they live in the wealthy hills of Los Angeles...a good read and very topical.

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, March 31, 2016
5:30-7:30pm
Harbor Bay Community Center
3195 Mecartney Rd
Alameda, CA 94501
Meet Your Public Officials (MYPO).

"Speed-date" your elected representatives at Meet Your Public Officials, the League of Women Voters of Alameda reception and fundraiser. Socialize with public officials over wine (no-host bar) and appetizers.

Speed-dating from 5:50 to 7:00 pm. Silent auction, raffle.

Suggested donation: $10/person.

Community Center of Harbor Bay Isle, 3195 Mecartney Road, Alameda, at the Harbor Bay Landing Shopping Center on Bay Farm Island. (Park at the shopping center.)

For more information, contact Deborah Wright or call 510-908-3939.

Open to the public: everyone welcome!

Download the flyer.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
7-9pm
Alameda Library
1550 Oak St
Alameda, CA 94501
Better BART: Community Forum.

Robert Raburn, District 4 representative to BART Board of Directors.

Thursday, May 12, 2016
7-9pm
  Election 2016: Community Forum.

LWVA presents June Primary local candidates and ballot propositions.

DATE TENTATIVE

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
 
  Primary Elections.

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

Saturday, June 25, 2016
TBD
TBD Annual Meeting.

TBD

Saturday, August 6, 2016
TBD
TBD Board Retreat.

TBD

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
 
  General Elections.

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