Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the general public and League members.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
10:30 - noon
NC Coastal Federation office at 637 Harbor Road in Wanchese. Go See Tour & Luncheon: NC Coastal Federation. We will be learning about what this non-profit does to protect and restore the NC coast, the oyster reef project, and other shoreline protection alternatives to ensure clean estuarine waters. Some attendees may be able to take a boat ride to view the oyster reef. An optional lunch will follow at Sugar Creek restaurant.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
7 - 9 pm
KDH Town Hall Meeting Room Immigration on the Outer Banks. Mano Al Hermano will present this forum for the general public focusing on national policy regarding immigration, current issues associated with it and the impacts on our community. This panel discussion will include 4 guest speakers with different perspectives: Legal, Employment, Education, Family Advocacy. A Q & A will follow the presentations.
Friday, May 5, 2017-Sunday, May 7, 2017
 
Downtown Marriott in Greensboro, NC LWVNC Convention May 5-7, 2017. Statewide gathering and educational opportunity for local Leagues throughout North Carolina. From Friday through Sunday presentations, workshops, and networking will keep participants engaged! Details available at http://www.lwvnc.org/Convention.html
Thursday, May 18, 2017
12 noon - 1:30pm
Baum Center, KDH Being Your Own Healthcare Advocate. This educational event for the general public will provide an opportunity to hear from local physicians about how to best advocate for yourself (or a loved one) while experiencing a medical challenge. Panelists include Dr Christina Bowen, Dr Christina Petzing, Dr Chris Mann, Marcia Bryant, and Sheila Davies. A Q & A will follow the presentations.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
9:30 - 2:30
Baum Center, KDH Coastal Gardening Festival. The League will be at the Festival providing information to festival-goers on LWV, voting rights, etc.
Friday, June 2, 2017
11:30 - 2pm
Kelly's Restaurant LWV Annual Meeting. This annual luncheon concludes our year and provides an opportunity to review programs, activities and events from the 2016-17 season. The election of new Board members is also conducted. In addition, our Guest Speaker will be Janet Hoy from the LWVNC. Additional details TBD
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
10 am - 4 pm
Dare County Visitors Center, Manteo LWV Annual Board Planning Retreat. This day long workshop is designed to review the past year and establish goals and initiatives for the coming year. Open to membership.