Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Important Upcoming Events:
Know Our Constitution:Executive Branch Powers and Constitutional Limits Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm at Wilmette Community Recreation Center

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, March 20, 2017
7:00pm
Lakeview Center
800 Gillson Park Drive
Wilmette, IL 60091
Gillson Beach House and Parking Lot Public Input Meeting. The Wilmette Park District is hosting two public meetings to gather information for the Gillson Park Beach house and swimming beach parking lot. The architects from Woodhouse and Tinucci will be on hand to facilitate the meeting. Please consider attending a meeting to help deliver a final design that reflects the input of the entire community. If you have questions contact Steve Wilson, Executive Director of the Wilmette Park District, at 847-256-9617 or swilson@wilpark.org.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
12:30pm-2:30pm
Small Meeting Room
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
LWV Wilmette Board Meeting. All members of LWV Wilmette are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
6:00pm
  League of Student and Government Leaders. Mock board meeting for St. Joseph's students and the Wilmette Park District Board.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
7:00pm-8:30pm
Wilmette Community Recreation Center
3000 Glenview Rd.
Wilmette, IL 60091
Know Our Constitution; Executive Branch Powers and Constitutional Limits. Presented by Mark Rosen, Professor of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Wilmette and the League of Women Voters of Glenview/Glencoe
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
11:00am-12:30pm
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091
Book Discussion: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. Starting in World War II and moving through to the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Space Race, Hidden Figures follows the interwoven accounts of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson and Christine Darden, four African American women who participated in some of NASA's greatest successes. It chronicles their careers over nearly three decades they faced challenges, forged alliances and used their intellects to change their own lives, and their counttry's future. - Amazon
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
4:30pm
  League of Student and Government Leaders. Mock Board meeting for students from Wilmette Junior High and the Wilmette Village Board.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
7:00pm
Mallinckrodt Community Center
1041 Ridge Rd.
Wilmette, IL 60091
Gillson Beach House and Parking Lot Public Input Meeting. The Wilmette Park District is hosting two public meetings to gather information for the Gillson Park Beach house and swimming beach parking lot. The architects from Woodhouse and Tinucci will be on hand to facilitate the meeting. Please consider attending a meeting to help deliver a final design that reflects the input of the entire community. If you have questions contact Steve Wilson, Executive Director of the Wilmette Park District, at 847-256-9617 or swilson@wilpark.org.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
 
  Wilmette Municipal Election Day. Offices up for election this spring are
  • Village Board president
  • Village Board trustee (3 open positions)
  • Library Board (3 open positions)
  • Park District Board (4 open positions)
  • District 39 School Board (4 open positions)
  • District 37 School Board (4 open positions)
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
12:30pm-2:30pm
Small Meeting Room
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
LWV Wilmette Board Meeting. All members of LWV Wilmette are welcome to attend.
Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:00am
Lunda Center
Western Technical College
319 7th St. N.
La Crosse, WI 54601
LWV Upper Mississippi River Region Inter League Organization Annual Meeting. The theme of the conference will be "What is at Risk? What can be Lost?" as we look at the changing face of environmental regulation in our region. We will feature Howard Lerner from the Environmental Law and Policy Institute and other regional speakers as well as some fun events like a cruise on the Mississippi aboard the La Crosse Queen.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
12:30pm-2:30pm
Small Meeting Room
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
LWV Wilmette Board Meeting. All members of LWV Wilmette are welcome to attend.
Friday, June 9, 2017-Thursday, June 22, 2017
 
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Airport
2930 S. River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
League of Women Voters of Illinois State Convention.