Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
11:30 a.m.
Chili's Restaurant
6646 S. Parker Rd.
Aurora CO 80016
April Lunch Bunch. Enjoy a Social Gathering with other Leaguers at Chili's Restaurant. No reservation needed and separate checks.

The restaurant is located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Parker Rd. and Arapahoe Rd.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
1:45 p.m.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
12484 E. Weaver Pl.
Centennial, CO 80111
Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at one of this month's U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies.

Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Gladys Hodges at 915-525-4982, email.

It is required that every circulator re-review the training videos and re-pass the voter registration test each year. The training and test is located on the Colorado Secretary of State web site here.
Then every circulator should bring a signed training acknowledgment document for 2018 the first time volunteering for voter registration and give the document to Gladys Hodges, who will keep it on file for the year.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
noon
  LWVUS Annual Convention 101 Online Webinar. The League of Women Voters U.S. will hold a Convention 101 Webinar online to share detailed information about attending the Annual Convention. Pre-registration for the webinar is required and may be done here
Thursday, April 26, 2018
1:45 p.m.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
12484 E. Weaver Pl.
Centennial, CO 80111
Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at one of this month's U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies.

Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Gladys Hodges at 915-525-4982, email.

It is required that every circulator re-review the training videos and re-pass the voter registration test each year. The training and test is located on the Colorado Secretary of State web site here.
Then every circulator should bring a signed training acknowledgment document for 2018 the first time volunteering for voter registration and give the document to Gladys Hodges, who will keep it on file for the year.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
 
  LWVCO Project and EZ Grant Application Period Opens. Local Leagues may apply for League of Women Voters of Colorado grants until the June 30, 2018 deadline.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
1:00 p.m. Mountain Time
  LWVUS Dangers of a Constitutional Convention Webinar. The League of Women Voters U.S. will hold an Understanding the Dangers of a Constitutional Convention Webinar online to share information about the risks involved with convening a Constitutional Convention and discuss the efforts supported by the League to stop this threat to our democracy from moving forward.

National League is concerned about a dangerous and misguided effort to alter the US Constitution through a Constitutional Convention is being proposed and considered in state legislatures throughout the country. Many leading conservative and progressive groups, scholars, economists, lawmakers, and policy experts rightly oppose a constitutional convention, because of the unintended consequences of unraveling our nation's fundamental freedoms.

For information about this webinar, contact Jessica Jones Capparell jjones@lwv.org. Registration is required.Sign up on National League's registration page here.
Friday, May 4, 2018
9:30 a.m.
Southglenn Public Library
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122
Great Decisions. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Great Decisions study group will meet.

For more information, contact Monique Hea at 303-220-9273, email or Vicki Harimon at 303-770-8738, email.
Monday, May 7, 2018
1:45 p.m.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
12484 E. Weaver Pl.
Centennial, CO 80111
Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at one of this month's U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies.

Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Gladys Hodges at 915-525-4982, email.

It is required that every circulator re-review the training videos and re-pass the voter registration test each year. The training and test is located on the Colorado Secretary of State web site here.
Then every circulator should bring a signed training acknowledgment document for 2018 the first time volunteering for voter registration and give the document to Gladys Hodges, who will keep it on file for the year.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
 
  Municipal and Special Districts Elections 2018. The biennial Municipal and Special Districts Elections are on May 8. Ballots are due by 7:00 p.m. For information and links to the cities and districts, see the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Election Central web pages.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
1:00 p.m.
UCAR Foothills Lab
(formerly NCAR)
3450 Mitchell Ln.
Boulder, CO 80301
Water and Climate Change Committee Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Water and Climate Change Committee will meet for a tour of the UCAR Lab (formerly NCAR).

After the tour presentation, there will be time to tour the many exhibits or walk on the Walter Orr Roberts Weather Trail.

The cafeteria is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

For more information contact Marilyn Ayers 303-471-8301, mk303@comcast.net or Maggi Markey 704-661-9072, maggimakey @gmail.com

UCAR (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research) is a nonprofit consortium of more than 100 colleges and universities providing research and training in the atmosphere and related sciences. The laboratory is located in Boulder on a mesa in a building designed by architect I.M. Pei.

All League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are invited to attend.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
 
  Colorado General Assembly Session Close. The 2018 Colorado Legislative session must end by May 9, 2018.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Arapahoe Open Spaces Building, Bijou Room
6954 S. Lima St.
Centennial, CO 80112
Water and Climate Change Committee Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Water and Climate Change Committee will meet for a presentation by Jan Yeckes, Planning Division Manager at the Arapahoe County Public Works and Development.

A lot is happening in land use in Arapahoe County and this is your chance to ask questions about it.

For more information, contact Maggi Markey at 704-661-9072, maggimarkey@gmail.com.

All League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are invited to attend.
Monday, May 14, 2018
1:45 p.m.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
12484 E. Weaver Pl.
Centennial, CO 80111
Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at one of this month's U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies.

Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Gladys Hodges at 915-525-4982, email.

It is required that every circulator re-review the training videos and re-pass the voter registration test each year. The training and test is located on the Colorado Secretary of State web site here.
Then every circulator should bring a signed training acknowledgment document for 2018 the first time volunteering for voter registration and give the document to Gladys Hodges, who will keep it on file for the year.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
1:00 p.m.
  Know Your Douglas County Committee Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Know Your Douglas County Committee will meet to interview Douglas County Legislators and a judge.

For more information, contact Maggi Markey at 704-661-9072, maggimarkey@gmail.com.

All League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are invited to attend this committee's presentations.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
1:45 p.m.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
12484 E. Weaver Pl.
Centennial, CO 80111
Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at one of this month's U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies.

Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Gladys Hodges at 915-525-4982, email.

It is required that every circulator re-review the training videos and re-pass the voter registration test each year. The training and test is located on the Colorado Secretary of State web site here.
Then every circulator should bring a signed training acknowledgment document for 2018 the first time volunteering for voter registration and give the document to Gladys Hodges, who will keep it on file for the year.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Friday, May 18, 2018
 
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Aspen Grove Shopping Center
7301 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, CO 80120
Voter Registration Drive. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for the Voter Registration Drive at the Opening of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Documentary Film at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Aspen Grove Shopping Center. In addition to registering voters, LWVADC member volunteers will also provide information about the upcoming June 26 Primary Election.

Contact Marilyn Ayers at 303-471-8301, mk303@comcast.net to volunteer.
Monday, May 21, 2018
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Koelbel Public Library
The Living Room
5955 S. Holly St.
Centennial, CO 80121
Management Team Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Management Team will meet for their monthly planning meeting.
Monday, May 21, 2018
1:45 p.m.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
12484 E. Weaver Pl.
Centennial, CO 80111
Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at one of this month's U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies.

Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Gladys Hodges at 915-525-4982, email.

It is required that every circulator re-review the training videos and re-pass the voter registration test each year. The training and test is located on the Colorado Secretary of State web site here.
Then every circulator should bring a signed training acknowledgment document for 2018 the first time volunteering for voter registration and give the document to Gladys Hodges, who will keep it on file for the year.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
5:30 p.m.
Centennial Community Center
7272 S. Eagle St.
Centennial, CO 80112
May Combined Meeting. The May League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties all member meeting will feature a panel discussion on The Public's Right to Know. Guest panelists will provide Social Media information from Dr. Christopher Jennings, Professor of Journalism and Technical Communications at Metro State University; Fake News information from Genine Plunkett, Reference Librarian at the Denver Public Library; and information on The Role of The Media In Informing Citizens from Larry Ryckman, Denver Post News Department Editor.

Centennial Community Center is south of Arapahoe Rd. on Jordan Rd. S. and E. Fremont Ave.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
11:30 a.m.
  May Lunch Bunch. Enjoy a Social Gathering with other Leaguers at a location to be determined. No reservation needed and separate checks.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
1:45 p.m.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
12484 E. Weaver Pl.
Centennial, CO 80111
Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at one of this month's U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies.

Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Gladys Hodges at 915-525-4982, email.

It is required that every circulator re-review the training videos and re-pass the voter registration test each year. The training and test is located on the Colorado Secretary of State web site here.
Then every circulator should bring a signed training acknowledgment document for 2018 the first time volunteering for voter registration and give the document to Gladys Hodges, who will keep it on file for the year.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Friday, June 1, 2018-Saturday, June 2, 2018
10:00 a.m. Friday - 2:00 p.m. Saturday
Holiday Inn Denver East Stapleton
3333 Quebec St
Denver, CO 80207
LWVCO 2018 Council. League leaders are invited to participate in the League of Women Voters of Colorado 2018 Council. Features will include State League business, a 2018 Legislative Session Review, Fall Election Preview, Hands-on Leadership Workshops, a Celebration Dinner, and a Keynote Speaker Luncheon.

The Council is designed to include each Local League's president (or alternate) and one chosen delegate. Additional League members may attend as observers, space permitting.

Individual tickets are $85 per delegate/observer and include the breakfast, luncheon, dinner, and materials. Tickets exclude transportation and lodging.

The registration deadline is Friday, May 18. Space is limited, so Local Leagues should register early. The registration form is here.
Saturday, June 9, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Zink Kitchen
Double Tree Hotel
7801 E. Orchard Rd.
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
LWVADC Annual Meeting. The 48th League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members' Annual Meeting will feature guest speaker Amber Vasek of the U.S. Customs and Immigration Services.

Member decisions to be made at the meeting:
  • Elect Management Team members
  • Budget approval
  • Local program approvals

    Prepayment will be needed by Wednesday, June 6.

    Cost per person will be $5 for coffee, or a $10 breakfast choice, or a $15 breakfast choice + $2 for meeting costs. Coffee and breakfast cost includes beverage, tax, and tip. Payment by check will be due in advance to Jill Smith. She may be contacted at 562.972.3220, jillco@q.com by June 6.

    8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.     Social hour to visit over coffee and/or breakfast
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.   Business meeting
    11:00 a.m. - noon  Keynote speaker
Monday, June 25, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
University Club of Denver
1673 Sherman St.
Denver, CO 80203
LWVCO Annual Leader of Democracy Award Reception. The League of Women Voters of Colorado 2018 Leader of Democracy Award Reception will honor Ken Salazar, former Secretary of the Interior and U.S. Senator, as this year's LWVCO Leader of Democracy. This is the signature fundraising event for our State League.

Tickets will be available soon. For more information, see the LWVCO web site.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
 
  Colorado Primary Election. For information on this year's primary election, visit the Arapahoe County Elections web site here.
and the Douglas County Elections web site here.
Thursday, June 28, 2018-Sunday, July 1, 2018
6/28 noon - 7/01 noon
HIlton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
LWVUS 53rd Annual Convention. Registration is open for the League of Women Voters U.S. 2018 Annual Convention in Chicago, IL.

On April 26 at 2:00 p.m.Eastern Time National League will hold a Convention 101 Webinar to share detailed information about attending the Annual Convention. Pre-registration for the webinar is required and may be done here.

For more information about the Annual Convention, contact National League at membership@lwv.org or see their Annual Convention web page with the event schedule here.
Saturday, June 30, 2018
 
  LWVCO Project and EZ Grant Application Deadline. Local Leagues may apply for League of Women Voters of Colorado grants from May 1, 2018 until the June 30, 2018 deadline.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
 
  Colorado Gives Day. The League of Women Voters asks you to consider making a donation on Colorado Gives Day.
Friday, February 14, 2020
 
  League of Women Voters 100th Anniversary. Join us as we celebrate 100 years of supporting democracy through our voter registration and information efforts!