Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
 
  National Voter Registration Day. For information on how to register or where to vote in Wellesley, please visit the Town Clerk's webpage

The LWVW will have representatives on site at Wellesley High School to register eligible voters; see home page news for more details.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
7 - 8:30 pm
Wellesley Free Library
530 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482
Bright Ideas: A Workshop on Smart Outdoor Lighting.

Join the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission (NRC) and lighting expert Bob Parks for a discussion on safe and environmentally friendly lighting. See the Facebook event and flyer for more details.

Thursday, September 28, 2017
6:30-9 pm
Wellesley Community Center, Henderson Room
219 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Gerrymandering: Why It's More Complicated Than Most People Think.

Join us for our Opening Meeting to learn about efforts to improve fairness in our election process. Our featured speaker will be Mira Bernstein, who holds a research faculty position in the interdisciplinary program Science, Technology and Society at Tufts University where she is a founding member of the Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group. Mira studied mathematics at Yale, Cambridge and Harvard (where she received her doctorate), and coordinated a research team to assess the effects of extending health insurance to a low-income uninsured population. She was also the director of a summer program for mathematically-talented high school students for over 15 years.

Light refreshments will be served at 6:30 and the lecture will begin promptly at 7. More information can be found here.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
10 am-noon
Home of Catherine Johnson LWVW Board Meeting. Monthly business meeting. All members welcome to attend.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
7 pm
Wellesley Hills Branch Library
210 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Wellesley Meet-Up: Informal discussions with your local officials. Get a chance to meet and ask questions of town officials from a variety of boards (including the Selectmen, School Committee, Planning Board, DPW, and Library Trustees) in a low-key setting. Sponsored by the LWV Wellesley. Parking is available across the street at the Congregational Church as well as at the Hills Branch. [flyer]
Sunday, October 22, 2017
4-6 pm
TBD LWVW Wine and Cheese Social. Join us for wine and cheese and learn about the League's activities!
Friday, November 3, 2017
TBD
Tolles Parsons Center
500 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482
Tour of the Tolles Parsons Center. The LWV is invited to tour Wellesley's new senior center. More details will be posted here as they become available.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
10 am-noon
Home of Ann Rappaport LWVW Board Meeting. Monthly business meeting. All members welcome to attend.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
10 am-noon
Home of Anne Rippy Turtle LWVW Board Meeting. Monthly business meeting. All members welcome to attend.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
12:30-2 pm
Home of Anne Rippy Turtle Annual Holiday Luncheon and Get-Together. Members of the LWVW are invited to celebrate the season with a festive luncheon and update on League activities. Note: members are also invited to attend the LWVW board meeting being held immediately beforehand at 10am.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
10 am-noon
Home of Erry Johnson LWVW Board Meeting. Monthly business meeting. All members welcome to attend.
Friday, January 19, 2018
noon-2 pm
TBD Brown Bag Lunch. Come learn about a topic of current interest in the town of Wellesley. Stay tuned for more information!
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
10 am-noon
Home of Irene Flint LWVW Board Meeting. Monthly business meeting. All members welcome to attend.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
6:30-9 pm
Wakelin Room
Wellesley Free Library
530 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Meet the Candidates Night. Meet the candidates for local Town of Wellesley elected positions as well as recognize those retiring from elected Town Boards. Light refreshments will be served starting at 6:30 and the forum will start promptly at 7.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
10 am-noon
Home of Ellen Hallett LWVW Board Meeting. Monthly business meeting. All members welcome to attend.
Friday, March 16, 2018
noon-2 pm
TBD Brown Bag Lunch. Come learn about a topic of current interest in the town of Wellesley. Stay tuned for more information!
Thursday, March 22, 2018
7-9 pm
Wellesley Police Station Community Room
485 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 04822
Annual Town Meeting Prep Session. Learn the details on the issues being brought forth at the Wellesley Annual Town Meeting. Various committee chairs and community leaders will be on hand to speak about the articles to be voted on. All Town Meeting Members and Wellesley residents are welcome to attend either this Thursday event or the Sunday afternoon session.
Sunday, March 25, 2018
1:30-3:30 pm
Wellesley Police Department Community Room
485 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482
Annual Town Meeting Prep Session. Learn the details on the issues being brought forth at the Wellesley Annual Town Meeting. Various committee chairs and community leaders will be on hand to speak about the articles to be voted on. All Town Meeting Members and Wellesley residents are welcome to attend either this Sunday event or the previous Thursday evening session.
Friday, April 27, 2018
noon-2 pm
TBD Brown Bag Lunch. Come learn about a topic of current interest in the town of Wellesley. Stay tuned for more information!
Monday, June 11, 2018
evening
TBD LWVW Board Meeting. Monthly business meeting. All members welcome to attend.