Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
6:30pm
Meetings are held at book group members homes. LWVMPA Book Group. The book club will meet once a month on the first Tuesday at 6:30 at various locations to discuss the book "Give us the ballot." Contact Lara Raisanen for further information.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
 
  Holiday Gathering - Cancelled.
January 2017-02/17
 
Coming Soon to
Veterans Memorial Library
301 S University
Mt Pleasant MI 48858
Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Seminar. "Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise" by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Welcome remarks: 9:30 a.m. Documentary first hour: 9:45 a.m. Discussion 10:45 a.m. Documentary second hour: 11:00 a.m. Lunch and Discussion 12:00 noon Documentary third hour: 1:00 p.m. Discussion: 2:15 Documentary fourth hour: 2:30 Final discussion 3:30

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
6:30pm
Veterans Memorial Library
301 S University
Mt Plesasant MI 48858
Introduction to the League of Women Voters. Introduction to the League of Women Voters for potential members.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library Consensus on Government Finance. Michigan finances consensus on taxation and budgeting. Relevant documents include the Government Finance Consensus Questions (http://mtpleasantarea.mi.lwvnet.org/files/Government_Finance--questionbkgd.pdf) and LWVMI Government Finance Study PowerPoint (http://mtpleasantarea.mi.lwvnet.org/files/lwvmi_government_finance_studypp.pdf).
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
6:15pm
The Coffee Room
110 E Broadway
Mt Pleasant MI
LWVMPA Book Club - Words and Wine. The Words and Wine book group will be screening the video "Inequality for All." Contact Lara Raisanen for further information.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library LWVMI Program Review. LWVMI Program Review
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
6:30pm
Meetings are held at book group members homes. LWVMPA Book Club - Words and Wine. The book club will meet once a month on the first Tuesday at 6:30 at various locations for a book discussion. Contact Lara Raisanen for further information.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library "One Woman, One Vote". Video documenting the seventy-year battle for woman suffrage, which finally culminated in the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
6:30
Coffee Room located at 110 East Broadway LWVMPA Book Club - Words & Wine. Words & Wine, returns for Movie & Munchies! Screening of Robert Reich's documentary "Inequality for All" at 6:30. Following our movie night, we will read "A Little History of Economics" by Niall Kishtainy.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
7:00pm
Veterans Memorial Library Merchants of Doubt. Screening of the movie "Merchants of Doubt" a film detailing arguments by those who deny that the climate is changing. A discussion will follow.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
6:30pm
Meetings are held at book group members homes. LWVMPA Book Club - Words and Wine. The book club will meet once a month on the first Tuesday at 6:30 at various locations for a book discussion. Contact Lara Raisanen for further information.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
6:00pm
St. John's Episcopal Church Parish Hall
206 W Maple St
Mt Pleasant MI 48858
Annual Meeting. Annual Meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Mt Pleasant Area.
Saturday, September 9, 2017
9am-4pm
Veterans Memorial Library Give Us the Ballot. Showing of a documentary about voting rights and discussion of the book "Give Us the Ballot" by Ari Berman.