Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, June 11, 2016
10:00am-3:30pm
Merrill Memorial Library
215 Main Street
Yarmouth, Maine 04096
LWVPA Board Retreat. Portland League leaders gather to plan the coming year. The meeting is open to all. Please stop by.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
 
  Maine Primary Elections. Find your polling place here.
Friday, June 17, 2016
10-11:00 am
WERU 89.9 FM Blue Hill and 99.9 FM Bangor, streaming at weru.org Democracy Forum -- Press or Propaganda: Corporate Media, a Free Press, and the Future of Democracy. LWV Downeast hosts a radio program on democracy in cooperation with WERU FM. Special Guests: John Christie, co-founder and senior editor for the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting; and Michael Franz, Associate Professor at Bowdoin College and co-director of the Wesleyan Media Project.
Friday, June 17, 2016
11:30 am
Harbor View Grille
96 Main St.
Bucksport, ME 04416
Lunch with John Christie and Naomie Schalit. Join us for lunch with John Christie and Naomi Schalit, co-founders of the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting. We'll continue the conversation on the public interest mission of a free press in our democracy. Please join us. RSVP at downeast@lwvme.org.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
5-7pm
Ann's House
Trenton
LWV-Downeast Book Group. Two for the price of one! Edward O. Wilson's The Meaning of Human Existence, and Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me. Call 460-9587 to RSVP or for directions.
Friday, July 15, 2016
10-11:00 am
WERU 89.9 FM Blue Hill and 99.9 FM Bangor, streaming at weru.org Democracy Forum -- Privatizing Public Policy: Is Philanthropy Good for Democracy?. LWV Downeast hosts a radio program on democracy in cooperation with WERU FM. Special Guests: Theda Skocpol, Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology, Harvard University; and Alec MacGillis, who covers politics and government for ProPublica.
Friday, July 15, 2016
11:30 am
Jasper's Restaurant
200 High St.
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Lunch with the League. Join us for lunch. We'll continue the conversation on the public interest mission philanthropy in our democracy and make plans for upcoming League activities. Please join us. RSVP at downeast@lwvme.org.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
 
  National Voter Registration Day.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
 
  Election Day 2016.