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Past

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, October 13, 2016
7:00pm
White Plains Church Street School Auditorium White Plains League Candidates Forum S37/A88.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
7:00pm
Croton on Hudson Municipal Building New Castle League Candidates Forum Village Trustees.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
7:00 pm
Sarah Lawrence College
Reisinger Auditorium
Rivertowns League East Candidates Forum Yonkers Debate S37.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
7:00pm
Mount Kisco Library North East Westchester (NEW) League Candidates Forum Mt Kisco Board of Trustees.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
7:30pm
Scarsdale Village Hall
Rutherford Hall 2nd floor
Scarsdale League Candidates Forum US16/S35/A88.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
6:00pm
Rye Middle School Rye Ryebrook Portchester League Candidates Forum S40.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
TBD
Mamaroneck Courtroom Larchmont/Mamaroneck League Candidates Forum US16/S37/A91/Town Council/Village Trustees.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
7:00pm
Chappaqua Town Hall New Castle League Candidates Forum S40.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
7:00pm
Chappaqua Library Theater New Castle League Candidates Forum DA.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
9:30am
White Plains LWVW Executive Committe Meeting.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
5:30am-9:30PM
  ELECTION DAY-EVERY VOTE COUNTS.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
3pm
Scarsdale Public Library
Scarsdale NY
County Budget Consensus Meeting.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
1PM
Martin Luther King Court House
White Plains
Naturalization Ceremony. Members of the League of Women Voters of Scarsdale welcome new U. S. citizens.
Friday, December 9, 2016
1pm
Scarsdale Women's Club
37 Drake Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Holiday Luncheon. Speaker is Hon. Jonathon Lippman on the topic "Fairness in the Criminal and Civil Justice System".

Reserve Tickets on LWVW.org. open to the public. Call 914-949-0507 with questions or email to LWVWestchester@optonline.net.

Saturday, December 10, 2016
11:00am
Harmon Community Center
44 Main Street
Hastings NY
NYS Legislative Procedures Update Discussion. LWV Rivertowns presents a discussion on the NYS Legislative Procedures Update, with Suzanne Stassevitch/LWV NYC
Monday, January 9, 2017
1:30PM
125 Bellair Drive
Dobbs Ferry
Rivertowns Environmental Committee. Chair: Emma Lou Louis

Topics include anchorages for oil barges on the Hudson River, the demolition of Building 52 in Hastings-on-Hudson, the health of trees in Dobbs Ferry, the Dakota Access and Algonquin pipelines, and the plan to reduce greenhouse gasses in NYS.

Thursday, January 12, 2017
6:30
Croton Free Library
171 Cleveland Drive
Croton On Hudson
A Panel Discussion on Voting Reform- National Popular Vote and The Electoral College.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
7:00-9:00 PM
White Plains Church School Auditorium
295 Church Street White Plains

SNOW DATE: FEBRUARY 28
State Constitutional Convention Question. Sally Robinson, Vice-President of Issues and Advocacy from LWVNYS will discuss the "Who, What, Where, When, Why and How of New York State's Constitutional Convention Question. On November 7th, 2017, New Yorkers will vote on whether to convene a state constitutional convention. The New York State Constitution mandates that every 20 years voters be presented with the ballot question: "Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?"
Friday, March 3, 2017
6:30 PM
Katonah Village Library
26 Bedford Road
Votes for Women: Celebrating New York's Suffrage Centennial. Katonah Village Library, with support from LWV North East Westchester (NEW), hosts the NYS Women's Suffrage photo exhibit from the NYS Museum in Albany. Opening reception March 3 with free film, Iron Jawed Angels a historical drams 8PM. Exhibit runs throughout March in honor of Women's History month.
Saturday, March 4, 2017
2:00 pm
Thomas Paine Cottage
20 Sicard Ave
New Rochelle
Women's Suffrage and The Right to Vote. Sydelle Herzberg LWV Historian will speak on women's suffrage and the fight for getting the vote. Also famous residents of the City of New Rochelle who championed these rights Suggested Donation: Adults $5 Children (under 16) $3
Monday, March 6, 2017
6PM
Legislative Chamber
148 Martine Avenue, 8th Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Westchester County Board of Legislators Honors LWV at Women's History Month Program. The Westchester County Board of Legislators as part of Women's History month will be honoring the League of Women Voters of Westchester on the occasion of the 100th year of suffrage for women in NYS.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
7:30PM-9:30PM
Scarsdale Public Library
Scott Room
54 Olmstead Road

Snow Date: 3/9
Candidates Forum. Candidates for Village Mayor and Village Trustee will discuss issues and answer Questions
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
1PM
Supreme Court
White Plains
Naturalization Ceremony. Members of the League of Women Voters of Larchmont/Mamaroneck welcome new U. S. citizens.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
7:00PM-9:00Pm
Church Street School Auditorium
295 Church Street White Plains
Voting Issues & Reform in New York Sponsored by LWV White Plains. A Forum moderated by Sally Robinson, LWVNY VP-Issues & Advocacy. With Panelists Tomas Lopes, Brennan Center for Justice; Jennifer Wilson, LWVNY Director of Program & Policy; NYS Assemblyman David Buchwald. FREE & Open to Public. Coffee & light refreshments available.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
6:30 PM
Ossining Public Library
53 Croton Avenue
Makers: Women Who Make America: Film & Panel Discussion. This documentary explores how women transformed America and continue to shape the world. A 60-minute panel discussion follows. Mary Kirsch of LWV New Castle will represent the League
Sunday, March 19, 2017
2:00 PM
Thomas Paine Cottage
20 Sicard Ave
New Rochelle
Women in the American Revolution: Putting the "her" in Heroics. Eric Chandler discussed all the heroic women in the American Revolution. Untold stories of women soldiers and spies. Suggested Donation: Adults $5 Children (under 16) $3
Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:30 AM
Greenburgh Public Library
Multipurpose Room
300 Tarrytown Rd
Elmsford, NY
A Constitutional Convention in New York State?. Three legal scholars discuss Pros & Cons of change to the NYS Consitution: How it can be changed; Procedures for a Convention; and Specific areas of possible change. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns
Thursday, April 6, 2017
7:00pm
Chappaqua Library Theater
195 South Greeley Avenue
Chappaqua
Media & Politics: The impact on Our Democracy. A forum moderated by Jeanne Zaino, Ph.d Political Analyst & Professor at Iona College and hosted by LWV New Castle. Panelists include: Jon Klein: Cable News & Internet Executive; Jerry McKinstry: Media Strategist & Journalist; Phil Reisman: Columnist/Radio Talk Show Host. FREE and Open to the Public. Coffee & light refreshments available. For information contact: lwvnewcastle@gmail.com or at http://www.lwvnewcastle.org
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
7:00PM-9:00Pm
Church Street School Auditorium
295 Church Street White Plains
Voting Issues & Reform in New York Sponsored by LWV White Plains. A Forum moderated by Sally Robinson, LWVNY VP-Issues & Advocacy. With Panelists Tomas Lopes, Brennan Center for Justice; Jennifer Wilson, LWVNY Director of Program & Policy; NYS Assemblyman David Buchwald. FREE & Open to Public. Coffee & light refreshments available. For information contact Stephen Cohen, stephen435@optonline.net
Friday, April 21, 2017-Saturday, April 22, 2017
 
Hyde Park, NY Women in Politics: Past Present & Future. A conference commemorating the centennial of Women's Suffrage in New York State. For a detailed agenda click this link: http://www.lwvw.org/files/final_agenda_for_lwv_2.14.17_002_.pdf To Register click this link:http://www.lwvw.org/files/suny_new_paltz_april_2017_conf_reg_form.pdf
Friday, April 21, 2017
noon
Orienta Beach Club
1054 Walton Ave
Mamaroneck, NY
League of Women Voters New Rochelle, Larchmont/Mamaroneck, Rye RyeBrook Portchester & Harrison -- Annual Luncheon with NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins. Senator Stewart-Cousins will address the Political & Policy Issues on National & State levels of Government. Tickets are $60 each ($25 tax deductible). RSVP by April 14. For Details: LWVLM.ORG
Thursday, April 27, 2017
All Day
  Running & Winning Start. A workshop for Westchester County Junior & Senior High School girls that provides the opportunity to explore public service as a career. Activities include: Interviews with local female elected officials, developing an issue campaign from slogan design to speech writing and delivery.Sponsored by LWVW, the American Association of University Women & the YWCA White Plains/Central Westchester. Contact: Cheryl Feldman cfeld10284@aol.com
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
8:30 AM- 10:00 AM
Double Tree Hotel
Route 9
Tarrytown
LWV Rivertowns Hot Topics Breakfast: Human Trafficking with Alison Boak. Also on the agenda 3 Bills that need advocacy NOW! RSVP lwrtopx@gmail.com
Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:30 am - 12 noon
Greenburgh Library
300 Tarrytown Road (Route 119)
Elmsford
WHY CAN'T NY REFORM ITS ELECTIONS LAWS?. Sandy Galef, NYS Assemblywoman District 95, former LWV President and TV host of "Speak out" and "Dear Sandy: will discuss NYS voting systems and the law reform bills currently in Albany. For information contact: marylougreen14@gmail.com
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
10:30 Annual Meeting 12:00PM Luncheon
Crabtree's Kittle HOuse
11 Kittle Road
Chappaqua
LWV New Castle Luncheon with Presentation - Migratory Movements & Refugee Crisis: Global Approaches, Local Actions. Bela Hovy, Chief of Migration UN Dept of Economic & Social Affairs will be the guest speaker at the LWV New Castle Annual Luncheon.Cost is $45 per person. Pay on line at LWNEWCASTLE.org or Send check payable to LWVNC-CEF to Ronni Diamondstein PO Box 602 Chappaqua, NY 10514.
Friday, May 19, 2017
11:45
Scarsdale Golf Club LWV Scarsdale Spring Luncheon with Presentation "REAL NEWS, ALTERNATIVE FACTS AND JOURNALISM'S FUTURE". Our speaker, Mr William Grueskin, is Professor at Columbia School of Journalism and Stanford University. He has held both print and online senior editing positions at Wall Street Journal, WSJ.com and Bloomberg.
Sunday, May 21, 2017-Wednesday, May 24, 2017
 
Albany New York Students Inside Albany. A four day Conference designed to increase student awareness of the interworking of government. Students are able to observe Assembly & Senate session and also spend a day shadowing their local Representatives. Students may apply through local Leagues.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
10 AM- 2PM
Scarsdale Woman's Club
37 Drake Road
Scarsdale
LWVW ANNUAL CONVENTION MEETING & LUNCHEON. The League of Women Voters of Westchester Annual Convention Meeting & Luncheon with Speaker Susan Lerner, Executive Director of Common Cause New York. Ms Lerner will speak on Ethics Reform in Albany. Registration 10:00 Meeting: 10:30 Luncheon and Speaker: Noon Luncheon fee: $40 Reservations on line at LWVW.org or send check to LWVW Convention, 570 Taxter Road Suite 565, Elmsford, NY 10523
Friday, June 9, 2017-Sunday, June 11, 2017
 
Holiday Inn Express
Liverpool NY (near Syracuse)
57th LWV New York State Convention.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
6:00-8:00 PM
Ground Floor CoWorking
57 North Avenue
New Rochelle
LWVW New Rochelle Annual Meeting with Jennifer Wilson. General Business includes Officer election, adoption of budget and acceptance of proposed programs and study for 2017-2018. Our speaker Jennifer Wilson, Director of Program & Policy at LWVNYS is an Albany insider who is a passionate lobbyist for the League's legislative agenda for voter reform and good government. Member: Free Guests: $10 donation to LWV Education Fund.Reservations at lwvNewrochelle@gmail.com or call Monica 632-1086
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
2:00 PM
Daronco Courthouse
111 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd
White Plains, NY
Naturalization Ceremonies - LWV NEW. LWV North East Westchester will represent LWVW at the Oath of Citizenship for new citizens. LWVW Publications such as First Voter will be provided along with voter information/registration.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
7:00-9:00PM
City Hall Council Chambers 515 North St New Rochelle CARBON TAX PANEL FORUM. A panel discussion with Charles Komanoff, Founder & Director, Carbon Tax Center Sara Hsu, Economist, SUNY New Paltz and Gaylord Holmes, Citizens Climate Lobby. This program is Free to the public and is sponsored by Sustainable Westchester and Westchester Power along with a co-sponsors: League of Women Voters of Westchester, Teuton, Pace Energy & Climate Center, Bedford 2020, New York League of Conservation Voters
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
7:00-9:00 pm
425 Cherry Street 2nd Floor conference room Bedford Hills CARBON TAX PANEL FORUM. A panel discussion with Charles Komanoff, Founder & Director, Carbon Tax Center Sara Hsu, Economist, SUNY New Paltz and Gaylord Holmes, Citizens Climate Lobby. This program is Free to the public and is sponsored by Sustainable Westchester and Westchester Power along with a co-sponsors: League of Women Voters of Westchester, Teuton, Pace Energy & Climate Center, Bedford 2020, New York League of Conservation Voters
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
7:00 PM
Chappaqua Public Library
195 South Greeley Avenue
DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES FORUM FOR WESTCHESTER COUNTY EXECUTIVE. LWVW and LWV New Castle co-sponsor this Candidates Forum, featuring Candidates for the September 12th Democratic Primary for County Executive. For more information contact Adelaide DiGiorgi, 914-779-1288 or via email adigiorgi@optonline.net
Thursday, September 7, 2017
7:00 PM
Rochambeau School Auditorium
228 Fisher Avenue
White Plains
WHITE PLAINS CANDIDATES FORUM FOR DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY.
Monday, September 25, 2017
6:00 PM-8:45 PM
Mahopac Public Library SHALL THERE BE A CONVENTION TO REVISE & AMEND THE CONSTITUTION. LVW Putnam County Panel in cooperation with Mahopac Public Library will hold a panel discussion in regards to the pros and cons of this important proposition. MORE INFORMATION
Monday, October 23, 2017
6:30 PM
New Rochelle City Hall Chambers
514 North Ave
New Rochelle League Candidates Forum CLD7/CLD10/CLD11.
Friday, November 17, 2017
1:00-4:00 PM
Scarsdale Library COUNTY BUDGET CONSENSUS MEETING. Public meeting with presentation and Q&A. followed by LWV members only Consensus meeting to determine scope of LWVW Budget Consensus Statement to County Executive, Board of Legislators, the media and the Public.