Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, August 17, 2017
10:15 a.m.
Aurora Municipal Building
15151 E. Alameda Pkwy.
Aurora, CO 80012
Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at a U.S. Naturalization Services ceremony at Aurora City Hall. Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Paula Moore at 303-671-4653, email.

Volunteers will need to attend orientation at 10:15 a.m. before registering voters after the naturalization ceremony.

Directions: The Aurora Municipal Building is on E. Alameda Ave. east of I225 at the intersection with Chambers Rd.
Friday, August 18, 2017
9:15 a.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 one of four May voter registration sessions at U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies. Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Paula Moore at 303-671-4653, email.

Volunteers will need to attend orientation at 9:15 a.m. before registering voters after the naturalization ceremony.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Friday, August 18, 2017
1:15 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 one of four May voter registration sessions at U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies. Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Paula Moore at 303-671-4653, email.

Volunteers will need to attend orientation at 1:15 p.m. before registering voters after the naturalization ceremony.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Saturday, August 19, 2017-Saturday, August 26, 2017
 
  LWVCO Lasso the Historic Rockies Tour - CANCELED BY LWVCO. Join the League of Women Voters of Colorado for a week-long tour of the beautiful mountain areas of Colorado. Participants will retrace the popular Circle Route that was popular back in the 1920's. The tour will start in Denver, continue through the Big Thompson Canyon, include a stay in Estes Park, continue on the old Fall River Road over the Continental Divide, take Trail Ridge Roadto Grand Lake for a boat tour, and return to Denvervia Berthoud Pass.

The two days in Denver will include dinner at the Molly Brown House. There will be two days in Estes Park, with lunch and a ghost tour at the Stanley Hotel. The visit to Grant Lake will include seeing the Kaufmann House Museum. The return over scenic Berthoud Pass to Denver will include a Winter Park chair lift ride and stops at Chief Hosa Lodge and Buffalo Bill's grave.

Open to League members in the U.S. The cost is $3,200 per person.

Sunday, August 20, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Molly Brown Summer House
7595 W. Yale Ave.
Denver, CO 80227
LWVCO A Vote To Celebrate!. The LWVCO A Vote To Celebrate! event is a celebration of the passing of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed woman in the U.S. the right to vote.

There will be a reception with generous hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

Enjoy the "War of Roses" story told by Dennis Gallagher, an extraordinary storyteller.

Tickets are available online or by mail. Adults: $50 and children up to 18: $40. The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Colorado 501(c)3. The registration deadline is August 14.

The details may be found on the LWVCO web site here.
The A Vote to Celebrate! flyer is available here.

Monday, August 28, 2017
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Castlewood Public Library
Castlewood Conference Room
6739 S. Uinta St.
Centennial, CO 80112
Management Team Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Management Team will meet for their monthly planning meeting.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Aurora Central Public Library
14949 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012
Aurora City Council Candidate Forum. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties will be moderating this forum, which is free and open to the public.

This is an opportunity for voters to meet the candidates for City Council Wards and At-Large positions as they present their views.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Aurora Municipal Building
City Council Chambers
15151 E. Alameda Pkwy.
Aurora, CO 80012
Aurora Mayoral Candidate Forum. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties will be moderating this forum, which is free and open to the public.

This is an opportunity for voters to meet the Aurora Mayoral candidates as they present their views.
Thursday, September 7, 2017
7:00 p.m.
the home of
Jeannette Schwecke
3411 Riding Hood Ct.
Castle Rock, CO 80109
New and Prospective Member Meeting. New and prospective members are invited to meet League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members learn more about League. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Monday, September 11, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Las Brisas Restaurant
Clinton Shoppette
6787 S. Clinton St.
Englewood, CO 80112
September All Member Meeting. Learn more about What's Happening With Healthcare featuring guest speaker Natalie O'Donnell Wood from the Bell Policy Center.

Las Brisas Restaurant is southeast of I-25 and Arapahoe Rd. Go south on Clinton St. from Arapahoe Rd. It's next door to Target. There will be a 20% gratuity and individual checks.

All members and their guests are invited to attend. Arrive before 5:30 for time to socialize before ordering.
Saturday, September 16, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn Denver East Stapleton
3333 Quebec St
Denver, CO 80207
LWVCO Making Democracy Work! Conference 2017. Our Democracy is Now For Sale! Huge amounts of dark money now flow into elections at the national, state and local levels.

Learn what you can do to combat this dark money and more at the League Of Women Voters of Colorado's Making Democracy Work! Conference 2017.

Individual tickets are $55 each. There is a group rate for 10 or more tickets of $50 each.

The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 1. Space is limited, so register early. The registration form is here.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
10:00 a.m. - noon
Windcrest Retirement Community
Highland Overlook Clubhouse
3235 Mill Vista Rd.
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Voter Registration. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties will host voter registration at Windcrest Retirement Community.
Monday, September 25, 2017
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Castlewood Public Library
Castlewood Conference Room
6739 S. Uinta St.
Centennial, CO 80112
Management Team Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Management Team will meet for their monthly planning meeting.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
11:30 a.m.
Restaurant to be determined September Lunch Bunch. Enjoy a Social Gathering with other Leaguers at a location to be determined soon. No reservation needed and separate checks.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
 
South Suburban Lone Tree Hub
Lobby
8827 Lone Tree Pkwy.
Lone Tree, CO 80124
Douglas County School Board Candidate Forum. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas County will sponsor a candidate forum for the Douglas County Board of Education candidates. This event is in the planning stage.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Aurora Municipal Building
City Council Chambers
15151 E. Alameda Pkwy.
Aurora, CO 80012
Aurora City Council Candidate Forum. This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce, the Aurora Sentinel, the Business and Professional Women of Aurora, the Aurora Election Commission, and the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties.

The event will be televised by Channel 8, the city's cable TV and video station.

Candidates for City Council Wards and At-Large positions will present their views and answer questions posed by the sponsors.
Monday, October 9, 2017
5:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Las Brisas Mexican Restaurant
Clinton Shoppette
6787 S. Clinton St.
Englewood, CO 80112
October Evening Unit Meeting. The October League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties unit meeting will feature a guest speaker from Colorado State University on Climate Change and Water
Thursday, October 12, 2017
9:30 a.m. - noon
Southglenn Public Library
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122
October Morning Unit Meeting. The October League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties unit meeting will feature a guest speaker from Colorado State University on Climate Change and Water
Thursday, October 12, 2017
5:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Heather Gardens
Rendezvous Restaurant Meeting Room
2888 S. Heather Gardens Way
Aurora, CO 80014
October Aurora Unit Meeting. The October League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties unit meeting will feature a guest speaker from Colorado State University on Climate Change and Water
Monday, October 23, 2017
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Castlewood Public Library
Castlewood Conference Room
6739 S. Uinta St.
Centennial, CO 80112
Management Team Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Management Team will meet for their monthly planning meeting.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
11:30 a.m.
Restaurant to be determined October Lunch Bunch. Enjoy a Social Gathering with other Leaguers at a location to be determined soon. No reservation needed and separate checks.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  Election Day. 2017 Coordinated Election will be by mail per Colorado law. A coordinated election means that local elections are consolidated into a ballot by the county elections office. Ballots must be in a ballot box or a voter must be in line to place a ballot in a ballot box no later than the close of polls at 7:00 p.m. Postmarks do not count.

For registration or ballot information, contact your county Clerk and Recorder's elections office:

http://www.arapahoevotes.com/2017-coordinated-election/ Douglas County: http://www.douglas.co.us/elections/

The Colorado Secretary of State's office: http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/electionInfo.html?menuheaders=5

The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties' Election Central page: http://lwvarapahoedouglas.org/Election_Central_2017.html

The Vote411.org page for personalized candidate information: http://www.vote411.org/

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Castlewood Public Library
Castlewood Conference Room
6739 S. Uinta St.
Centennial, CO 80112
Water Committee Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Water Committee will meet.