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.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
 
Acton, Bangor, Dover, MDI, New Gloucester, Portland, Presque Isle and Rockland Maine Citizens for Clean Elections Day of Action - Clean Elections Initiative. Go to Maine Citizens for Clean Elections' web site for more information.
Saturday, August 23, 2014-Sunday, August 24, 2014
11am-4pm
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.
Wednesday, August 27, 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 third meeting, we'll discuss Chapters 6 through 11. We'll plan one more meeting on a date 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.

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 M-Th 8:00a-4:00p F
University College Bath/Brunswick
Brunswick Landing
29 Sewall Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Voter Registration. All materials needed to register to vote will be available.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014-Tuesday, September 30, 2014
9:00am-8:00pm Tu-Th Until 5:00pm F Until 4:00pm Sa
Topsham Public Library
25 Foreside Road
Topsham, ME 04086
Voter Registration. All materials needed to register to vote will be available.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014-Tuesday, September 30, 2014
9:30am-8:00pm M-Th Until 6:00pm F Until 5:00pm Sa 12:00-4:00pm Su
Curtis Memorial Library
23 Pleasant Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Voter Registration. All 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 materials needed to register to vote will be available.
Monday, September 8, 2014-Tuesday, September 30, 2014
9:00a-9:00p M-Th
Merrymeeting Adult Education
35 Republic Avenue
Topsham, ME 04086
Voter Registration. All materials needed to register to vote will be available.
Monday, September 8, 2014-Tuesday, September 30, 2014
10:00a-8:00p M-Th
Bath Adult Education
826 High Street
Bath, ME 04530
Voter Registration. All materials needed to register to vote will be available.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
9:30am-8:00pm
Curtis Memorial Library
23 Pleasant Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Constitution Day. The library will have a display of books about the Constitution during the month of September.
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
Public Reception. Maine author Melissa Coleman will be the guest speaker when the League of Women Voters of Maine Education Fund hosts a public reception. Coleman, who is a Freeport resident, will discuss her best-selling book, This Life is in Your Hands, a memoir about growing up the daughter of organic farming pioneer Eliot Coleman on the Maine coast during the 1970s back-to-the-land movement. Join us for dinner before or after the reception!
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
Seasons Grille & Sports Lounge
427 Main Street
Bangor, ME 04401
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. A member of the League has volunteered to register voters.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
6:00am-8:00pm
Statewide General Election. Go to Maine.gov to find your polling place.