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PAST CALENDAR - 2018-2019

Previous Year's LWVNCA calendar

Date & Time        Place        Description
Sunday, June 30, 2019
  End of LWVNCA Fiscal Year.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Library of Congress
10 First Street SE
Washington, DC 20540
Docent Tour of Exhibit - Shall Not Be Denied. Join the DC League on June 26th from 2:00- 3:00 PM for a docent tour of the newest exhibit celebrating the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment: "Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote," which opens June 4th at the Library of Congress. This tour is limited to 20 participants. Enter the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building via the carriage entrance on the ground level (located beneath the large exterior staircase). This is the entrance for reserved tours. Please arrive promptly at 1:45 to allow time for security clearance as the tour will start at 2:00.
Thursday, June 20, 2019-Sunday, June 23, 2019
National Conference Center
18980 Upper Belmont Place
Leesburg, VA 20176
LWVUS 2019 Council for State Leaders. COUNCIL 2019: The Power of Our Transformation
Each state is invited to bring 2 attendees. Registration is $820/person.

For more info, click here

Friday, June 14, 2019
  Flag Day.
Friday, June 7, 2019
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Friday, June 7, 2019-Sunday, June 9, 2019
Courtyard - Marriott
Gaithersburg, MD
Monday, May 27, 2019
  Memorial Day.
Friday, May 17, 2019-Sunday, May 19, 2019
Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 E Main St,
Norfolk, VA 23510
LWV-VA Convention. Hosted by LWV of South Hampton Roads (LWVSHR). Friday evening for Dine-Around, May 17 to Sunday Noon, May 19, 2019 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 E Main St, Norfolk, VA 23510

Deadline for registration is April 25, 2019

More Information, Schedule and Registration, go to LWV-VA Convention page

Friday, May 17, 2019
Norfolk, VA LWV-VA Board Meeting.
Saturday, May 4, 2019
9:30 AM
Maggiano's Little Italy
5333 Wisconsin Ave, NW,
Washington, DC 20015
LWVNCA 2019 Annual Convention. NOTE: STARTING TIME CHANGE TO 9:30 AM. Breakfast Buffet available during Registration at 9:30. Convention will be held at Maggiano's Little Italy, 5333 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20015. Near the Friendship Heights Metro station. More information is posted on the 2019 Convention Page

Convention Flyer and Registration Form NOW POSTED! Click to download and print out.

Friday, May 3, 2019
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
Tentative LWVNCA Board Meeting. Cancelled
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Tico Restaurant,
1926 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Coalition For Smarter Growth Awards LWVNCA. The Coalition for Smarter Growth will celebrate our 16th annual Prince Livable Communities Leadership Award reception on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Tico Restaurant.

"We will salute former Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and the region's League of Women Voters. with the 2019 Sanders-Henn Community Hero Award for their role in winning dedicated funding for Metro!"

Tues., April 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tico Restaurant, 1926 14th Street, Washington, D.C. For More information: go to CSG website

Friday, April 5, 2019
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
930 AM
U.S. Supreme Court
1st Street
Washington, D.C.
LWV Gerrymandering Rally at SCOTUS. Tuesday, March 26 at 9:30 am + LWV Gerrymandering Rally in support of MD and NC anti-gerrymandering cases. Location: Supreme Court, 1st Street, Washington DC. We need a strong turnout of members to this Rally. Virginia Kase will be speaking and the Press will be covering. For more info, go to the LWVMD website, NOTE: Time change to 9:30 (10AM on flyer) DOWNLOAD THIS FLYER AND SHARE IT FAR AND WIDE!
Sunday, March 10, 2019
2 - 4pm
Freeman Store and Museum
131 Church St. NE
Vienna, VA 22180
Exhibit: Women Creating a More Perfect Democracy. 100 Years of the League of Women Voters

Join us for opening reception on Sunday, March 10th, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit will be featured at the Freeman House through the fall of 2019, At the Freeman Store and Museum, 131 Church St NE, Vienna, Virginia 22180,

Sunday, March 10, 2019-Saturday, March 16, 2019
  Sunshine Week (Open Government). Daylight Savings Begins
Friday, March 1, 2019
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Friday, March 1, 2019-Sunday, March 31, 2019
  Women's History Month.
Monday, February 18, 2019
  Presidents' Day.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
  99th Anniversary of Founding of League of Women Voters. LWV founded in Chicago, IL
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
8:30 am
SunTrust Center
919 E Main St,
Richmond, VA 23219
LWV-VA WLRT & League Day. WLRT & League Day will be held on first floor of SunTrust Center in the Tilghman Room , 8:30 - 9:30 AM. Networking Luncheon at Berkley Hotel, 1200 E. Cary St., Richmond, 12:30 - 3:00 PM. Reservations required for lunch; Cost $35.

Click here for more information and downloadable flyer.

Friday, February 1, 2019
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Friday, January 25, 2019
6 - 8 pm
The Beacon Hotel Bar & Grill
1615 Rhode Island Avenue,
Northwest Washington, DC 20036
Reception for LWVUS new Board and Senior Staff. You are invited to LWVNCA's Reception for LWVUS Board and Senior Staff

League members have a special opportunity to attend a reception to meet the new leaders of the National League and staff. We hope you will join us for lovely evening of League conversations with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

Cost is $40 per person. Print out and mail attached flyer or Register Online at Eventbrite

To contact LWVNCA Treasurer by email, use

Monday, January 21, 2019
  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
8:30 - 9:30 am
SunTrust Center, Tidewater Room
919 E Main St,
Richmond, VA 23219
LWV-VA Women's Legislative Roundtable (WLRT) Begins. WLRT runs 1/16/19 to 2/27/19, 8:30am-9:30am in Tidewater Room, 4th Floor of SunTrust Center, 919 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219,

See LWV-VA website for more information about the WLRT,

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
  MD and VA General Assemblies Convene.
Friday, January 4, 2019
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
  New Year's Day.
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
  Christmas Day.
Saturday, December 15, 2018
  Bill of Rights Day.
Friday, December 7, 2018
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
7:30 PM
National Archives,
William G. McGowan Theater
Panel Discussion on Women & The Vote - From Suffrage to ERA. In partnership with the National Archives, the Equal Rights Coalition, and the 2020 Women's Vote Centennial Initiative, the National Woman's Party presents a panel discussion on the powerful forces that have come together to work against the equal protection of women under the law since the 1900s. Click here for flyer with more information.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
John Marshall Ballrooms
101 N. 5th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
LWV-VA Pre-Session Roundtable & Luncheon. Registration starts at 8:30AM; Session Begins at 9:00AM

League Recognition will occur at noon in the galleries at the Capitol.

Morning Session is free. Luncheon requires reservations. Luncheon is in John Marshall Hotel Ballroom. Cost is $35. Register online at (DEADLINE to REGISTER is Nov. 23)

For more information, click here flyer.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Richmond, VA LWV-VA Board Meeting. Time and place to be determined.
Thursday, November 22, 2018
All day
USA Thanksgiving Day.
Monday, November 12, 2018
  Veterans Day (observed).
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
All day
Various in country U.S. General Election dAY.
Friday, November 2, 2018
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  United Nations Day.
Monday, October 8, 2018
  Columbus Day.
Friday, October 5, 2018
10:00 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting, 10 AM, & Presidents' Luncheon. LWVNCA Presidents' Luncheon to follow board meeting at 11:30 AM.


Saturday, September 29, 2018
9:30 AM
First Evangelical Lutheran Church,
3604 Chatham Road,
Ellicott City, MD 21042
LWVMD FALL WORKSHOP. Early Bird Registration Open:

$25 for members, $35 for non-members (Includes morning coffee/light breakfast, lunch, materials)

RSVP BY SEPTEMBER 18 for Early Bird Registration

Late Registrations - $30 members/$40 guests

To Register, download, print and mail LWVMD Workshop Flyer


9:30 am Registration and light breakfast

Morning Workshop Sessions

10:00 am Briefing on LWVMD Death with Dignity Study Presenters: Study Chair, Sandra Bjork and committee members

11:00 am You're Voting on More than Candidates - 2018 Ballot Question Overview, Presenter: Ralph Watkins, LWVMD Voter Service Chair

OR Repeated Session - 10am & 11am

LWVMD Action - the Who, What, When & How of State & Local Advocacy, Presenter: Lois Hybl, Action Chair

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Keynote: Perspectives on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
All day & 7PM
Washington Nationals Stadium National Voter Registration Day. National Voter Registration Day at National's Baseball Game, 7PM. The LWVNCA team registered voters, and passed out VOTE411 Information at Nationals Stadium on September 25th, and watched the the Nationals play the Marlins at 7PM. Pictures on Events Page

Information Flyer

Monday, September 17, 2018
12:00 PM
University of Maryland Carey School of Law,
Baltimore, MD
12th Annual LWVMD Constitution Day Program. Exclusive Member Event, The program and reception are FREE

12th Annual LWVMD Constitution Day Program: A panel of experts will discuss: "The Changing Makeup of the Supreme Court"

Speakers to be Announced

RSVP required by Sept. 14, seating is limited

To request seating, parking, and to volunteer, send your name, local League, preferred phone and email to

For more information, Click LWVMD Calendar Page

Co-sponsored by League of Women Voters of Maryland, University of Maryland Carey School of Law, University of Maryland-Baltimore, University of Maryland-College Park, College of Behavioral & Social Sciences, MLaw Programs

Monday, September 17, 2018
  Constitution Day.
Saturday, September 15, 2018
11:00 AM
Church of the Redeemer,
5603 N Charles St,
Baltimore, MD 21210
Book Talk and Social with Baltimore Author Elaine Weiss. $20.00 Registration

LWV Baltimore City cordially invites you to a

Book Talk & Social with Baltimore Author Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman's Hour

Light Lunch & Book Signing to follow

Click LWVMD Calendar Page for Registration information

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
  Patriot Day.
Saturday, September 8, 2018
10:00 AM
Miller Library
9421 Frederick Rd,
Ellicott City, MD 21042
VOTE411 TRAINING. VOTE411 Training

Click LWVMD Calendar Page for more information

Saturday, September 8, 2018
8AM - 3PM
Woodlands Hotel & Conference Center
119 Visitor Center Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185
LWV-VA Fall Workshops. SUCCESSFUL WORKSHOPS HELD SEPTEMBER 8TH! At the Woodlands Hotel & Conference Center, in Williamsburg, VA.

For Agenda and handouts, See the Fall Workshops page on the LWV-VA website. Click here

Saturday, September 8, 2018
8AM - 3PM
Woodlands Hotel & Conference Center
119 Visitor Center Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Registration fee is $60 and is non-refundable. To register online, please use the online registration form by clicking here

If you cannot use the link to the online registration form, please print out the form by clicking here; fill it out and mail with your check, made payable to LWV of Virginia, to:

LWV of Virginia 2018 Workshops

804 Ridge Place, Falls Church, VA 22046-3630


Hotel room accommodations: Special rate for League members is $109 plus tax for a total of $122 per double occupancy (rate offered for 3 days before & 3 days after). Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis! For reservations, contact Woodlands Hotel/reservations at 757-229-1000 and advise them it is for the "LWV Room Block." See the Fall Workshops page on the LWV-VA website For more information; Click here

Adjusted Agenda - LWV-VA FALL WORKSHOP

8:00-9:15 Registration

8:45-9:15 Local League Presidents Pre-session Briefing: Things you need to know

9:15 Plenary

  • Greeting and Welcome ... Sue Lewis, LWV-VA President, Mary Schilling, President LWV-WA Host League; 2018 LWVUS Convention through the Eyes of a Local League; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

9:30 Membership and capacity building ... "Attracting and Energizing"
  • Transformational Journey; Attracting New and Engaging Current Members; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Local Leagues Exchange; Community Building and Ideas; Fund-raising, Revenue Development, How to Use Social Media

11:00 Voter Outreach/Access
  • Redistricting; Registration; Voting Rights (Election system and process security, Voter access); VOTE411; All About Debates

12:30 Lunch

1:30 Advocacy

  • Advocacy vs Lobbying; Behavioral Health; Education; Election Integrity; ERA Ratification; Gun Violence Prevention

3:00 Adjourn

NOTE:This year there will be no breakout sessions. Everyone will have access to everything as panels and issues leaders do presentations.

Friday, September 7, 2018
Woodlands Conference Center
119 Visitor Center Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185
LWV-VA Board Meeting.
Friday, September 7, 2018
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Monday, September 3, 2018
  Labor Day.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
  Women's Equality Day, 19th Amendment Ratified.
Saturday, August 11, 2018
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center -2nd floor
4805 Edgemoor Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814
CREATING STRONGER LEAGUES - LWVNCA Leadership-Membership Workshop. Join us in sharing our collective knowledge with this great opportunity for area Leagues! It is open to all interested League members and a great way for new members to learn about the League. There is no charge and lunch is on your own in nearby eateries. Topics: Skill Building for All; Get Out the Vote Strategies!; LWVUS Transformational Journey; Is Social Media Reaching our Targets?


FREE Registration at Eventbrite

Download or view Flyer here

Friday, July 20, 2018
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Sunday, July 15, 2018-Monday, July 16, 2018
2:00 pm, July 15 - 5:00 pm, July 16
Delta Hotels, Marriott-Downtown
555 East Canal St.
Richmond, VA 23219
LWV-VA BOARD RETREAT. July 15 @ 2:00 pm - July 16 @ 5:00 pm

A work session for the Board to prepare for the upcoming year and work on ways to effectively implement new strategies. Being held at Delta Hotel's Marriott- Downtown Richmond, 555 East Canal St. Richmond VA 23219.

Thursday, June 28, 2018
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Georgetown University
640 Massachusetts Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20001
Show Me the Money! Where do we go from here with Metro Funding?. Sponsored by the Coalition for Smarter Growth (CSG) Show me the money: How did we win dedicated funding and where do we go from here?

Join the Coalition for Smarter Growth and two expert panels at Georgetown School of Continuing Studies to talk about how we finally won the fight for dedicated funding and what needs to happen now that Metro has the money.


CLICK HERE for flyer with more information.

Thursday, June 28, 2018-Sunday, July 1, 2018
All Day
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
LWVUS Convention - Registration Required. Click Here for a link to LWVUS Convention page.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
USA Father's Day.
Saturday, June 16, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm
Roslyn Retreat Center
8727 River Rd
Henrico, VA 23229
LWV-VA Council. Business meeting, breakout sessions and lunch.

Guest Speaker is Rachel Bitecofer, Assistant Director of the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University.

For more details, go to the LWV-VA website, direct link to LWV-VA Council page

Friday, June 15, 2018
Roslyn Retreat Center LWV-VA Board Meeting.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
All Day
USA Flag Day.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
7:00 PM
Unity in Frederick,
5112 Pegasus Court,
Frederick, MD 21704
Forum for Frederick County Council At-large candidates. LWV Frederick County and The Common Market Co-op are sponsoring a Forum for the at-large candidates for Frederick County Council.

Sponsored by LWV Frederick County and The Common Market Co-Op

Saturday, June 9, 2018
10:00 AM - Noon
Doubletree by Hilton
9100 Basil Ct.
Largo, MD 20774
LWV of Prince George's County Annual Meeting.
Saturday, June 9, 2018
9:30am - 2:00pm
Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
LWVMD Council. For registration form and more information, go to LWVMD website, direct link to "LWVMD 2018 Council page"<+>
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
7:00 PM
Kepler Theater
Hagerstown Community College
11400 Robinwood Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Forum for MD 6th Congressional District Primary Candidates. Forum for all primary election candidates for the Maryland 6th Congressional District.

Sponsored by
- LWV Frederick County
- LWV Washington County
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Frederick County Chapter

Saturday, June 2, 2018
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Leisure World of Maryland
3701 Rossmoor Blvd.
Silver Spring, MD 20906
LWV of Montgomery Co. [MD] Annual Meeting. For more information, go to LWVMC website
Friday, June 1, 2018
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Monday, May 28, 2018
Falls Church VA Falls Church City Memorial Day Parade. Join LWV Falls Church in the Memorial Day Parade all decked out in red, white, and blue. Everyone is welcome to join our group. The meeting location TBD by the City of Falls Church. Volunteers watch the sign-up form or Facebook for information.

We Walk For Voters Flyer

Sign up here

Questions, contact Amy Hjerstedt

Monday, May 28, 2018
All Day
USA Memorial Day.