Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Sunday, September 9, 2018
 
  Fall Super Sunday.
Friday, September 14, 2018
12 pm
Media Borough Hall Community Room, 301 N. Jackson St., Media PA 19063 Hot Topic Luncheon: Cyber Abuse vs. Free Speech. 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 "Being Human in the 21st Century: How Social and Technological Tools are Reshaping 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.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
7 pm
Media Borough Hall Community Room, 301 N. Jackson St., Media PA 19063 Evening Panel Discussion: Gun Violence Prevention in Our Schools. 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 Lisa Palmer, Superintendent of the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District.
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 presentation 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.
Sunday, October 14, 2018
 
TBD Candidate Forum, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 168th District.
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.
Monday, October 22, 2018
 
TBD Candidate Forum: Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 161st District.
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.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
7 pm
Delaware County Community College, 901 S. Media Line Rd., Media PA 19063 Candidate Forum, 5th U.S. Congressional District.
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".
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: Doylestown Delights! Fonthill Castle and Moravian Pottery & Tile Works. Join us on a bus excursion to two national historic landmarks. Fonthill Castle, built by and the home of Henry Chapman Mercer, is an historic house museum of Mercer's decorative tiles and prints. Mercer, a major proponent of the Arts & Crafts Movement in the U.S., also built the Moravian Pottery & Tile Works, which is now a working history museum run by the Bucks County Department of Parks & Recreation.
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.