Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
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.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
1:00-3:00pm
Waldoboro Food Pantry
United Methodist Church
93 Friendship Street
Waldoboro, ME 04572
Voter Registration Drive. A friend of the League has volunteered to register voters.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
7-8:30pm
Town Council Chambers
85 Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Brunswick Town Council Candidate Forum. Current Topsham State Representative Andrew Mason will moderate a forum for candidates for Brunswick Town Council in Districts 5 and 7 and at large. All official candidates will be invited to attend. Send written questions to lwvba@gwi.net.
Friday, October 3, 2014
4:00-6:00pm
Bowdoinham Food Pantry
9 Main Street,
Bowdoinham, ME 04008
Voter Registration Drive. A member of the League has volunteered to register voters.
Monday, October 6, 2014
8:30am-12:00noon
Oasis Health Center
66 Baribeau Drive
Brunswick, ME 04011
Voter Registration Drive. A member of the League has volunteered to register voters.
Monday, October 6, 2014
7-8pm
YWCA MDI
36 Mt. Desert St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Bar Harbor Candidate Forum: Distric 7 District Attorney. Featuring candidates Bill Entwisle and Matt Foster. Moderator: Jill Goldthwait. Candidates will meet the public in a moderated Q&A forum. There will be an opportunity for the audience to submit their own questions to be presented by the moderator.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
7-8pm
YWCA MDI
36 Mt. Desert St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Bar Harbor Candidate Forum: House District 135. Featuring candidates Brian Hubbell and Joe Marshall. Moderator: Jill Goldthwait. Candidates will meet the public in a moderated Q&A forum. There will be an opportunity for the audience to submit their own questions to be presented by the moderator.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
8:00-9:00am
35A Gurnet Road
Brunswick, ME 04011
Voter Registration Drive. A member of the League has volunteered to register voters.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
7-8:30pm
Town Council Chambers
85 Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Brunswick School Board Candidate Forum. Former Harpswell Selectman Gordon Weil will moderate a forum for candidates for Brunswick School Board in Districts 5 and 7 and at large. All official candidates have been invited to attend. Send written questions to lwvba@gwi.net.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6:30-8:30pm
Blue Hill Public Library
5 Parker Point Rd.
Blue Hill, ME 04614
Blue Hill Candidates Forum. Candidates for District 7 District Attorney and House District 133 will meet the public in a moderated Q&A forum. Featuring DA candidates Bill Entwisle and Matt Foster and House candidates Ralph Chapman and Susan Walsh. Moderator: Nat Barrows. There will be an opportunity for the audience to submit their own questions to be presented by the moderator.
Monday, October 20, 2014
6:00-9:30pm
Ellsworth City Hall Auditorium
1 City Hall Ave.
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Ellsworth Candidates Forum. Candidates for District 7 District Attorney, House Districts 132 and 136, and District 7 State Senate will meet the public in a moderated Q&A forum. Featuring DA candidates Bill Entwisle and Matt Foster; House candidates Fred Ehrlenbach, Louis Luchini, Beth Allen, and Richard Malaby; and senate candidates Ted Koffman and Brian Langley. Moderator: Stephen Fay. There will be an opportunity for the audience to submit their own questions to be presented by the moderator.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
1:30 - 2:30pm
Atrium at Cedars Retirement Community
640 Ocean Avenue
Portland, ME 04013
Book Study Group - Six Amendments by J.P. Stevens. Join us as we discuss the bestselling book, Six Amendments, by retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. If you haven't read the book, join us anyway.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
5:30-7:30pm
Seasons Grille & Sports Lounge
427 Main Street
Bangor, ME 04401
Book Discussion. League members in the Bangor area are meeting to discuss Sonia Sotomayor's book, My Beloved World. Order off the menu; separate checks. Email bmcdade@bpl.lib.me.us for more information.
Wednesday, October 22, 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.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
6-8pm
Rines Auditorium
Portland Public Library
5 Monument Sq.
Portland, ME 04101
Inequality for All. Join the Portland Public Library's Choose Civility Initiative; the League of Women Voters, Portland; Maine Center for Economic Policy; and USM's Department of Economics for a screening of the film, Inequality for All, and a discussion about it's relevance here and now.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
7-8:30pm
Town Council Chambers
85 Union Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Senate District 24 Candidate Forum. Times Record Reporter Gina Hamilton will moderate a forum for candidates for Senate District 24 (Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell, North Yarmouth, and Pownal). Democrat Stan Gerzofsky, Green Fred Horch, and Republican Jennifer Johnson have been invited. Send written questions to lwvba@gwi.net.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
6:00-8:30pm
Council Chambers
Bangor City Hall
73 Harlow St.
Bangor, ME 04401
Bangor City Candidates' Forum. School Committee Candidates from 6:00 to 7:00. City Council Candidates from 7:30 to 8:30. Mike Gleason, Bangor Deputy Registrar of Voters will moderate. Audience members can submit their own written questions to be presented by the moderator.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
6:00am-8:00pm
Statewide General Election. Go to Maine.gov to find your polling place.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
5:30 - 7:00 pm
The Great Lost Bear
540 Forest Avenue
Portland, ME 04101
Wine and Whine! Election Debrief Party. Join us for an election debriefing to discuss results and implications of the recent votes.