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
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
1-6pm
Alameda Main Library
1550 Oak Street
Alameda, CA 94501
National Voter Registration Day.

Each year, millions of Americans don't vote because they forget to register or miss the deadline.

Let's make sure no one is left out!

We need LWVA volunteers to register voters, if you like to assist please contact Maria D Dominguez.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
1:30pm
80 Sable Pointe
Bay Farm Island
Alameda, CA 94501
New Member Tea. Meet other new members; learn more about League activities.

Contact Doris Gee for more information 510-521-2117.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
7-9pm
The Community Center a Harbor Bay Isle
3195 Mecartney Road
Alameda, CA 94501
Election 2016: Candidates & Issues Forum #2.

PRESENTING: Candidates for Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board of Education (three seats):

ARDELLA DAILEY * GRAY HARRIS * MATTHEW HETTICH * ANNE McKEREGHAN * DENNIS POPALARDO * JENNIFER WILLIAMS (not all candidates are confirmed)

PROS AND CONS:

Measure B1: AUSD Special Parcel Tax

Measure K1: City of Alameda Utility Modernization Act

Free event.

BE INFORMED! Everyone welcome.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
7-9pm
The Community Center a Harbor Bay Isle
3195 Mecartney Road
Alameda, CA 94501
Election 2016: Candidates & Issues Forum #3.

TENTATIVE: Planning in progress! Candidates and ballot measures not yet finalized.

PRESENTING: Candidates for AC Transit Board member At Large: DOLLENE JONES * H. E. CHRISTIAN PEEPLES and East Bay Regional Parks Board member Ward 4: DANIEL CHESMORE * ELLEN CORBETT * OTIS SANDERS

PROS AND CONS: Bond Measure A: Alameda County Affordable Housing Bond; City of Alameda Measures L1 and M1: Rent Stabilization.

Q & A session included.

Free event.

BE INFORMED! Everyone welcome.

Friday, October 7, 2016
5pm
TBD First Friday Social Dinner.

Enjoy good food and conversation with LWVA members and guests.

Thursday, October 13, 2016
7-9pm
The Community Center a Harbor Bay Isle
3195 Mecartney Road
Alameda, CA 94501
Election 2016: Candidates & Issues Forum #4.

TENTATIVE: Planning in progress! Candidates and ballot measures not yet finalized.

PRESENTING: Candidates for California State Senate District 9: NANCY SKINNER * SANDRE R. SWANSON and for California State Assembly District 18: ROB BONTA * ROSEANN SLONSKY-BREAULT

PROS AND CONS: Measure C1 Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District ; Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) Bond Measure RR; State ballot propositions, Part I

Q & A session included.

Free event.

BE INFORMED! Everyone welcome.

Monday, October 17, 2016
7-9pm
The Community Center a Harbor Bay Isle
3195 Mecartney Road
Alameda, CA 94501
Election 2016: Candidates & Issues Forum #5.

TENTATIVE: Planning in progress! Candidates and ballot measures not yet finalized.

PRESENTING: Candidates for Alameda County Superior Court Judge #1: SCOTT JACKSON * BARBARA THOMAS

PROS AND CONS: State ballot propositions, Part II

Q & A session included.

Free event.

BE INFORMED! Everyone welcome.

Thursday, October 20, 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, October 24, 2016
 
  Last Day to Register to Vote.

Click here to register to vote online.

Monday, October 24, 2016
3-4:30pm
Applebee's Restaurant
2263 S Shore Ctr
Alameda, CA 94501
Monthly Book Club Meeting.

"A Woman in Berlin" an anonymous memoir of a woman journalist's experiences living through the occupation of Berlin by the Russians.

Revealed in 2003 to be journalist Marta

Kathryn Duke will lead the discussion.

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.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
12:15-1:30pm
COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA
555 Ralph Appezzato Parkway
Building F
Alameda, CA 94501
Screening of the 2015 film: American Muslims: Fact vs Fiction.

Panel discussion with Moderator Sameena Usman, from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).

Panel: Members of the Muslim community, experts on Islam, and representatives from the College of Alameda Muslim Students Association.

Followed by Q&A.

Click here to download the flyer

Friday, November 4, 2016
5pm
TBD First Friday Social Dinner.

Enjoy good food and conversation with LWVA members and guests.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
 
  General Elections.

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

Thursday, November 17, 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, November 28, 2016
3-4:30pm
Applebee's Restaurant
2263 S Shore Ctr
Alameda, CA 94501
Monthly Book Club Meeting.

TBD

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.

Sunday, December 11, 2016
TBD
TBD Annual Holiday Party.

Potluck social gathering for members and guests; watch for details!