Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events


We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
 
  Election Day 2016.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
5:00p.m.
Seasons Restaurant
427 Main St.
Bangor, ME 04401
Bangor Book Group. Join us for dinner and a book discussion. The book is Jonathan Haidt's The Righteous Mind
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
6:00 - 8:00pm
PelotonLabs
795 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101
Wine and Whine! Election Debrief Party. Join us to discuss what just happened in the election and what it means for the upcoming legislative year. Our guests will be former Maine legislators, Cynthia Dill and Meredith Burgess, and John Brautigam, Ballot Specialist for the LWV. Appetizers and drinks will be provided by the League.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
5:00-6:30pm
Airline Brewing Company
173 Main St.
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Beers, Tears, and Cheers! Election Debrief Party. Not sure whether to laugh or cry? Join us to discuss what just happened in the election and what it means for the upcoming legislative year. Appetizers will be provided by the League. Beer, wine, and sparkling water will be available for purchase. Amy Fried and Jill Goldthwait will be our special guests.
Friday, November 18, 2016
10-11:00 am
WERU 89.9 FM Blue Hill and 99.9 FM Bangor, streaming at weru.org Democracy Forum -- Election Reflections. LWV Downeast hosts a radio program on democracy in cooperation with WERU FM. We'll discuss what just happened and what it means for the future of democracy. We plan to take a few listener calls in the second half of the hour. Special Guests: Ari Berman, senior contributing writer for The Nation magazine and a Fellow at The Nation Institute; and Mark Brewer, Professor of Political Science at the University of Maine. Find out more about this broadcast.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
5-7pm
Ann's House
Trenton
LWV-Downeast Book Group. The book is Jane Mayer's Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Rigth RSVP or get directions at downeast@lwvme.org
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
5:00p.m.
Seasons Restaurant
427 Main St.
Bangor, ME 04401
Bangor Book Group. Join us for dinner and a book discussion. The book is Susan Griffin's Wrestling with the Angel of Democracy