Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, September 14, 2018
12 pm
Media Borough Hall Community Room, 301 N. Jackson St., Media PA 19063 Hot Topic Luncheon: How the Internet is Shaping the World We're Building for Ourselves, Our Children and Future Generations. Speaker is Brett Frischmann, the Charles Widger Endowed University Professor in Law, Business and Economics, Villanova University. Mr. Frischmann is a renowned scholar in intellectual property and internet law and recently published "Re-engineering Humanity". Cost is $18. Email Hank Thorne or call 610-566-5474 to make a reservation. Mail your check to LWV-CDC, P.O. Box 131, Wallingford PA 19086, or you can pay at the door.
Saturday, September 15, 2018
12-6 pm
Morton Borough Hall, 500 Highland Ave., Morton PA 19070 Morton Borough 120th Anniversary Celebration, 1898-2018.
Sunday, September 16, 2018
9 am to 4 pm
Downtown Media. On State Street (from Monroe St. to Orange St.) and on Veterans Square (from Baltimore Pk. to Front St.) Fall Super Sunday. Browse vendors and local businesses open for the day in downtown Media. Our League table is No. 69, located near Trader Joe's.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Delaware County Community College, Marple Campus, Courtyard, 901 S. Media Line Rd., Media PA 19063 Voter Registration.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
9-11 am, 6-8:30 pm
PathWays PA, 1300 E. MacDade Blvd., Folsom PA 19033 PathWays PA Voter Registration and Literacy Fair.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
7 pm
Media Borough Hall Parlor, 301 N. Jackson St., Media PA 19063 Evening Panel Discussion: Gun Violence Prevention and School Safety. Speakers are John Linder, Co-Chair of Delaware County United for Sensible Gun Policy; Timothy Boyce, Delaware County's Director of Department of Emergency Services and Coordinator of Emergency Management; Pennsylvania State Senator Tom Killion, 9th District; and Dr. Lisa Palmer, Superintendent of the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District. Free and open to the public but reservations are requested. Email Jane Brennan to make a reservation.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
7:30-9:00 pm
Bryn Mawr College, Goodhart Hall, 150 N. Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr PA 19010 A Seat at the Table? Pennsylvania Women Congressional Candidates Forum. Discussion of gender and politics by five women candidates for Congressional office from Pennsylvania, which currently has no women in its Congressional delegation. Candidates are Madeleine Dean (D), for the new 4th District; Pearl Kim (R) and Mary Gay Scanlon (D), for the new 5th District; Chrissy Houlahan (D), for the new 6th District; Bibiana Boerio (D), for the new 14th District; and Susan Boser (D), for the new 15th District. Moderator is Dr. Kelly Dittmar, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Rutgers-Camden; and Scholar, the Center for American Women and Politics at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers-New Brunswick.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
9 am to 12 noon
Brandywine Youth Club Field House (Gym), 42 S. Thornton Rd., Glen Mills PA 19342 2018 Concord Township Senior Citizen Expo.
Saturday, October 13, 2018
9 am to 12:30 pm
The Performing Arts Complex of Delaware County at Stage One, 101 Plush Mill Rd., Wallingford PA 19086 Civics Education Seminar: Making Democracy Work. Half-day conference with expert-led presentations and discussion groups on topics including voting as the basis of our democracy; how the PA legislature works; reapportionment and redistricting; and our PA judicial system. Keynote speaker is Judge Dominic F. Pileggi, Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. Cost is $10, and pre-registration is required. Mail your check to LWV-CDC, P.O. Box 131, Wallingford PA 19086.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
7 pm
Norwood Library, 513 Welcome Ave., Norwood PA 19074 2018 General Election Information Session. Find out what you need to know about the upcoming general election on November 6. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Central Delaware County.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
7 pm
Swarthmore Public Library, 121 Park Ave., Swarthmore PA 19081 2018 General Election Information Session. Find out what you need to know about the upcoming general election on November 6. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Central Delaware County.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
7 pm
Brookhaven Borough Hall, 2 Cambridge Rd., Brookhaven PA 19015 Candidate Forum: Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 161st District. Candidates are incumbent Leanne Krueger-Braneky (D) and Patti Rodgers Morrisette (R). Moderator: Nancy Philippi.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
6 pm
Lansdowne Library, 55 S. Lansdowne Ave., Lansdowne PA 19050 2018 General Election Information Session. Find out what you need to know about the upcoming general election on November 6. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Central Delaware County.
Friday, November 2, 2018
12 pm
Media Borough Hall Community Room, 301 N. Jackson St., Media PA 19063 Hot Topic Luncheon: Midterm Elections - What the Polling Tells Us. Speaker is Dr. G. Terry Madonna. At Franklin & Marshall College, Dr. Madonna is Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs, Professor of Public Affairs, and Director of the Franklin & Marshall College Poll. He is also a regular panelist on WPVI-TV 6abc's "Inside Story". Cost is $18. Email Hank Thorne or call 610-566-5474 to make a reservation. Mail your check to LWV-CDC, P.O. Box 131, Wallingford PA 19086, or you can pay at the door.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
 
  General Election.
Friday, November 9, 2018
 
  Veterans Day Parade.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
9:30 am
Meet at Players Club of Swarthmore, 614 Fairview Rd., Swarthmore PA 19081, at 9:30 am. Fall Fundraiser: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St., Philadelphia PA 19106. A special guided tour through the Center's exhibit "Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation". The exhibit explores the constitutional debates that shaped early America and some of the personalities involved, including Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and Aaron Burr. Trip includes access to the Museum after the tour. Lunch not included.
Saturday, December 1, 2018
9 am
The Springhaven Club, 600 S. Providence Rd., Wallingford PA 19086 Holiday Brunch. Keynote Speaker: Connie Williams, former senator for the Pennsylvania State Senate, 17th district; and former representative for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 149th district.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
 
Delaware County Courthouse, 201 W. Front St., Media PA 19063 Naturalization Ceremony.