Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, September 22, 2018
10-4:00pm
Downtown Adrian area Artalicious Table Event. Tecumseh Unit of LWVAA will host a table providing art supplies to children so that they can create their own make and take "Voting" art (hats, drawings, etc).
Saturday, September 22, 2018
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Perry Early Learning Center
550 Perry Ave
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti Community School Board Panel Discussion. NOTE: THIS IS NEW DATE. EVENT WAS RE-SCHEDULED

Meet and learn about Ypsilanti School Board Candidates

Sponsored by Educate Youth

Monday, September 24, 2018
7:00 - 9:30 pm
CTN Television Channel 19 Candidate Forum. Ann Arbor Board of Education

Following the event the video can be seen 'on demand' at https://www.youtube.com/user/ctnannarbor

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
11:00am
LISD
4107 N. Adrian Highway
Adrian, MI
Links That Educate - Vote Smart. Presenters will provide "Links That Educate" and details on the use of the LWV VOTE411 system.This event is a Lunch and Learn with retired teachers of Lenawee County.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
4 - 6 pm
Bank of Ann Arbor
801 W Ellsworth Rd, Ann Arbor
Board Meeting.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Saline Public Library
555 N Maple Rd, Saline, MI 48176
LWV-AAA Voter Registration. And it's National Voter Registration Day!
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
7:00 - 8:15 pm
Chelsea Library
221 S Main St, Chelsea
What's on Your Ballot?. 2018 State ballot proposals: Pro and Con
This educational public forum will present information on all of the statewide ballot proposals on the November ballot.

This is a public event and all are welcome.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
7:00 - 9:30 pm
CTN Television Channel 19 Candidate forum. Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Districts 2 and 8

Following the event the video can be seen 'on demand' at +https://www.youtube.com/user/ctnannarbor

Thursday, September 27, 2018
7:00 - 9:30 pm
CTN television channel 19 Candidate forum. Ann Arbor City Council Wards 1 & 4 AND State Senate District 18

Following the event the video can be seen 'on demand' at +https://www.youtube.com/user/ctnannarbor

Friday, September 28, 2018
noon - 2 pm
Cedars of Dexter Clubhouse
411 Cedars Lane, Dexter
.
Topic: Media's Challenges and Voters' Perceptions
Speaker: Al Chambers, a veteran journalist and reputational consultant, will cover how extraordinarily the culture and news have changed in the last 20 years, including the speed of the news in the current 24/7 news cycle.

Lunch buffet at $7.00 cash or BYO lunch
Seating is limited to 30, so Reservations required

Monday, October 1, 2018
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Ann Arbor District Library - Downtown
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor
What's on Your Ballot?. 2018 State ballot proposals: Pro and Con
This educational public forum will present information on all of the statewide ballot proposals on the November ballot.

This is a public event and all are welcome.

Co-sponsored by the Ann Arbor District Library

Monday, October 1, 2018
7:00 - 9:30 pm
CTN television channel 19 Candidate forum. State Representatives Districts 52, 53 and 55

Following the event the video can be seen 'on demand' at +https://www.youtube.com/user/ctnannarbor

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Lenawee District Library
4459 W US Highway 223
Adrian, MI 49221
What's on Your Ballot?. 2018 State ballot proposals: Pro and Con This educational public forum will present information on all of the statewide ballot proposals on the November ballot. This is a public event and all are welcome
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:00 pm
CTN Television Channel 19 Student Debate Teams take on the ballot proposals. At 7:00 pm the Saline High School debate team will present the marijuana proposal - pro and con. Then at 8:30 pm the Dexter High School team will present another of the ballot proposals (because the final decision of what proposals will actually be on the ballot will not be made until September 7, this topic remains open).

Both Saline and Dexter are star debating schools who have won several competitions over the years.

You can watch the debates as they happen on CTN channel 19 or you can view them later 'on demand' by going to the CTN Youtube channel

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Ann Arbor District Library - Westgate
2503 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor
(in Westgate Shopping Center)
What's on Your Ballot?. 2018 State ballot proposals: Pro and Con
This educational public forum will present information on all of the statewide ballot proposals on the November ballot.

This is a public forum and all are welcome.

Co-sponsored by the Ann Arbor District Library

Thursday, October 4, 2018
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Washtenaw County Learning Center
4135 Washtenaw Ave (next to Sheriff Dept and District Court).
Candidate forum - judicial. Washtenaw County 14A-1 District Court forum including uncontested judges.

This event is open to the public. Location is Washtenaw County Learning Center at 4135 Washtenaw Ave (next to Sheriff Dept and District Court).

Co-sponsored with Washtenaw County Bar Association and Dispute Resolution Center.

Friday, October 5, 2018
7:00 - 8:00 pm
CTN TV Channel 19 Candidate Forum. U.S. House, District 12

Candidates are Debbie Dingell, Jeff Jones, Niles Niemuth and Gary Walkowicz

Following the event the video can be seen 'on demand' at +https://www.youtube.com/user/ctnannarbor

Sunday, October 7, 2018
1:30 - 3:00 pm
Tecumseh District Library
215 N Ottawa St
Tecumseh, MI
What's on Your Ballot?. 2018 State ballot proposals: Pro and Con This educational public forum will present information on all of the statewide ballot proposals on the November ballot. This is a public event and all are welcome
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
 
Your County, City or Township Clerk's office Last day to register to vote in the November 6 General Election.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
6:00 pm
Howell Carnegie Library
314 W Grand River Ave, Howell
What's On Your Ballot?. 2018 State ballot proposals: Pro and Con
This educational public forum will present information on all of the statewide ballot proposals on the November ballot.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
6:00 pm
Riverside Arts Center
76 N Huron St, Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti Candidate Forum: Mayor. Four candidates are running to be the next Mayor of Ypsilanti: Beth Bashert, Anne Brown (write-in), Mickelia Tate, and Adrienne Hirschfelder.
Candidates will respond to questions from both the moderator and the audience.
Co-sponsored by LWVAAA, Ypsilanti District Library and Riverside Arts Center.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6:00 pm
Riverside Arts Center
76 N Huron St, Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti Candidate Forum - City Council, Ward 3. Candidates Anthony Morgan and Desirae Simmons will respond to questions from the moderator and from the audience.
Co-sponsored by LWVAAA, Ypsilanti District Library and Riverside Arts Center
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6:30 - 7:45 pm
Lenawee District Library
4459 W US Highway 223
Adrian, MI
What's on Your Ballot?. 2018 State ballot proposals: Pro and Con This educational public forum will present information on all of the statewide ballot proposals on the November ballot. This is a public event and all are welcome
Thursday, October 11, 2018
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Ypsilanti District Library
5577 Whittaker Road,Ypsilanti
What's On Your Ballot?. 2018 State ballot proposals: Pro and Con
This educational public forum will present information on all of the statewide ballot proposals on the November ballot.

This is a public event and all are welcome.

Co-sponsored by the Ypsilanti District Library

Thursday, October 11, 2018
7:00 pm
Dexter District Library
3255 Alpine St.
Dexter
What's On Your Ballot?. 2018 State ballot proposals: Pro and Con This educational public forum will present information on all of the statewide ballot proposals on the November ballot.

This is a public event and all are welcome.

Monday, October 15, 2018
6:00 pm
Riverside Arts Center
76 N Huron St, Ypsilanti
What's On Your Ballot?. 2018 State ballot proposals: Pro and Con

This educational public forum will present information on all of the statewide ballot proposals on the November ballot.

This is a public event and all are welcome.

Co-sponsored by LWVAAA, the Ypsilanti District Library and Riverside Arts Center.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6:00 pm
Riverside Arts Center
76 N Huron St, Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti Candidate Forum - School Board. Hear from the six candidates for three seats on the Board of Education for the Ypsilanti Community Schools: Ellen Champagne, DaQuann Harrison, Dr. Celeste Hawkins, Gillian Ream Gainsley, Robert E. Oliver, and Tyler Weston.
Get informed and make sure your voice is heard and your vote matters!

Presented by the Ypsilanti District Library, The League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area, and the Riverside Arts Center.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
6:30 pm
Hartland Community Center
9525 E. Highland Rd, Howell
Brighton/Howell Candidate Forum. Candidates for 8th Congressional District, 42nd and 47th State House, 22nd State Senate and Livingston County Circuit Court. This is a public event and all are welcome.
Monday, November 5, 2018
7:30 pm
Zou Zou's Caf
101 N Main St, Chelsea

AND

The Last Word Bar
301 W Huron St, Ann Arbor
Get Out the Vote Concerts. Bill Edwards and other area musicians will be promoting voting. LWVAAA is co-sponsoring.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
 
Your Polling place GENERAL ELECTION. Congressional, state and local races and ballot proposals.

Washtenaw County residents can check what will be on the ballot by going to http://www.ewashtenaw.org/government/clerk_register/elections About a month before the election, the League website VOTE411.org will go live with candidate information and responses to League questions.