Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, July 11, 2014-Friday, August 29, 2014
10:00am-noon
Brunswick Farmers' Market
Town Mall
Maine Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Signature Gathering Every Friday Morning. Volunteers are needed to gather signatures for the Clean Elections Initiative. Call Michelle Small @ 729-1856 for more information.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
5:30-7:30pm
Seasons Restaurant
427 Main Street
Bangor, ME 04401
Dinner and Book Discussion in Bangor. Join League members in Bangor to discuss Justice John Paul Stevens's new book:

Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution

You don't have to be a League member to join the discussion! Everyone welcome.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
5:30pm
Ann's House
14 Loon Cove Lane
Trenton, ME 04605
LWV-Doweast Book Discussion. The League of Women Voters has revived its popular book group for the summer, and our reading selection is the book everyone is talking about!

Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-first Century

It's a big book, so we'll read it in four installments.

For our second meeting, we'll discuss Part Two. We'll plan two additional meetings on dates to be determined.

Snacks and beverages will be provided. Call 460-9587 to RSVP and for directions.

And it's not just for women! Men are welcome, too.

Saturday, August 2, 2014
10am-3pm
Peace Fair
Town Mall
Maine Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Signature Gathering and Voter Registration. Volunteers are needed to gather signatures for the Clean Elections Initiative and to register voters. Call Michelle Small @ 729-1856 for more information.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
 
34 South Freeport Road
South Freeport, ME 04078
Board Retreat.
Friday, August 22, 2014-Sunday, August 24, 2014
 
American Folk Festival
Waterfront Park
1 Railroad Street
Bangor, ME 04101
Voter Registration. Email bmcdade@bpl.lib.me.us to volunteer or for more information.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
 
Statewide MCCE's Day of Action. Go to Maine Citizens for Clean Elections' web site for more information.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
11:30am-1:30pm
SMCC - Midcoast Campus
Brunswick Landing
29 Sewall Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Voter Registration Drive. To volunteer, call Michelle Small @ 729-1856.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014-Tuesday, September 30, 2014
8:00a-9:30p MTh 8:00a-4:00p F
University College Bath/Brunswick
Brunswick Landing
29 Sewall Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Voter Registration. All the materials needed to register to vote will be available.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014-Tuesday, September 30, 2014
10am-8pm TuW 10am-5pm ThF 10am-1pm Sa
Patten Free Library
33 Summer Street
Bath, ME 04530
Voter Registration. All the materials needed to register to vote will be available.
Monday, September 8, 2014-Tuesday, September 30, 2014
9:00a-9:00p MTh
Merrymeeting Adult Education
35 Republic Avenue
Topsham, ME 04086
Voter Registration. All the materials needed to register to vote will be available.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
10:00am-12:45pm
Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program
84A Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Voter Registration Drive. To volunteer, call Michelle Small @ 729-1856.
Monday, September 22, 2014
6:00pm
Bayside Bowl
58 Alder Street
Portland, ME 04101
Reading. Author Melissa Coleman will read from her book, My Life Is in Your Hands, as a celebration of the end of the two-year agriculture study. Join us for dinner before the reading!
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
 
Statewide National Voter Registration Day. Visit nationalvoterregistrationday.org to learn how to sponsor your own event, or check back later to volunteer at one of the League's events.

To register by mail, visit the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, fill out the application online, print it, and put it into an envelope addressed to your city/town clerk along with a photocopy of an official document that indicates your name and address. You can find the name, address and telephone number of your clerk in Maine here. Mailed registration forms must arrive by October 14, 2014. Of course, you can register in person on any business day. To request an absentee ballot, simply call your clerk.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
5:30pm
Bangor, ME 04011 Book Discussion. League members in the Bangor area are meeting to discuss Michael Waldman's book, The Second Amendment: A Biography. Email bmcdade@bpl.lib.me.us for more information.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
10:00am-12:45pm
Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program
84A Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Voter Registration Drive. To volunteer, call Michelle Small @ 729-1856.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
6:00am-8:00pm
Statewide General Election. Go to Maine.gov to find your polling place.