Making Democracy Work

Meetings of Interest Sponsored by State and Neighboring Leagues

LWVW Members are welcome to attend events sponsored by the State LWV and neighboring leagues.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, September 14, 2017
7-9 pm
Simons IMAX® Theater, NE Aquarium, Boston
1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Extreme events and climate change: What we know and what we can do. Speaker is Ellen Douglas, PhD. Associate Professor of Hydrology, School for the Environment Graduate Program Director.

This event is sponsored by LWVMA and LWV Boston, the New England Aquarium and the School for the Environment, and UMass Boston. Part of the NE Aquarium Lowell Lecture Series, this event is free and open to the public. Registration required at

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6:30-9 pm
Winchester Town Hall, 71 Mt Vernon St, Winchester, MA 01890 The Health Benefits of Renewable Energy Choices: A Role for Carbon Pricing. The speaker is Dr. Jonathan Buonocore from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health who will address: What are the sources and health impacts of air pollution? What is carbon pricing and how would it positively affect our health in Massachusetts?"

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Thursday, October 5, 2017
6:30 pm
Needham Public Library Community Room
1139 Highland Ave
Needham Heights, MA 02494
LWV Needham Opening Meeting. Hannah Kimberley will speak about her book: A Woman's Place Is at the Top: The Biography of Annie Smith Peck (The Life of Mountaineering Suffragist, Annie Smith Peck). Refreshments will be served at 6:30, followed by Welcome and Announcements at 7:15 and the lecture at 7:30.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
7-9 pm
Lexington Public Library
1874 Massachusetts Ave
Lexington, MA 02420
"Greening the Grid: Preparing for Our Clean Energy Future". Email or for more information.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
MA State House
24 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02133
LVW MA Day on the Hill. "Day on the Hill" is the League's annual lobby day at the State House. Save the date; more details will be coming in the fall.