Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Join us for public candidate and issue forums. Members and prospective members are invited to our social and business meetings.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, October 5, 2017
6:00-7:30pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
Sedona
"The Right to Privacy: Who Has It, Who Decides?". Blair Henry will be our presenter for the October meeting of "Philosophy and Politics." This League series looks at important issues and topics of the day from a philosophical perspective. Free and open to the public; do join us!
Friday, October 6, 2017
1:00-4:00pm
Yavapai College
4215 Arts Village Dr. Room 39
Sedona
OLLI Workshop on Jonathan Haidt. League member Blair Henry will be leading this workshop about "THE TERRIFIC WORK OF DR. JONATHAN HAIDT" (workshop S-468-17).Dr. Haidt is a world renowned social psychologist on morality and tribalism and author of "The Righteous Mind." This workshop will explore how to understand people who think differently than you do.

Call Yavapai College at 649-4266 to register.

Monday, October 16, 2017
12:30-2:00pm
Yavapai College
4215 Arts Village Dr. Rm 34
Sedona
Voter Education Program: "Civil Religion and Politics". Ben Krueger, PhD, is a lecturer from the NAU School of Communication. He will be focusing on civil religion and the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and will explain the concept of an American civil religion that exists outside of institutional churches.

The League's monthly Voter Education Programs are free and open to all.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
6:30-8:00pm
Christ Lutheran Church
25 Chapel Road (off S.R. 179)
Sedona
Forum on Sedona Fire District Special Bond Measure Election. The Sedona Fire District will be asking for approval of a special bond measure though a mail-in election to take place on November 7th. Come to learn about this bond request, hear from proponents and opponents, and ask your questions. Open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
2:00-3:00pm
Yavapai County Building
10 South Sixth St (2nd floor)
Cottonwood
Monthly Meeting of the LWVGVV Board. Members are welcome to attend the meeting; just let Barbara know that you plan to be there in case there is a change in date/time.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
6:30-8:30pm
Private Home LWVGVV Political Film Club. This is a new monthly event for members only. This month's film is "Merchants of Doubt," directed by Robert Kenner and based on a book of the same name by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. It is about how "spin doctors" spread misinformation and confusion among American citizens to delay progress on such important issues as global climate change. Call 649-0135 for directions.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
8:30-10:00am
Sedona Community Center
2615 Melody Lane
Sedona
"Let's Talk Politics". This is a monthly opportunity for League members to get together and talk about what's going on with the League of Women Voters, and also about politics in general.
Saturday, October 28, 2017
1:00-3:00pm
Private Home
Call 649-0135 for directions
LWVGVV Political Book Club. This month's selection for the Book Club is "Al Franken Giant of the Senate" by Al Franken. The Book Club is for members only and reading the book is required!!
Saturday, November 4, 2017
9:30am-7:30pm
Renaissance Phoenix Downtown
110 N. First Street
Second "We The People" Summit to be Held in Downtown Phoenix. The "We the People Summit" is a series of three summits designed to bring together individuals, grassroots organizations, and established nonprofits to empower, educate, and connect citizens of Arizona who seek progressive change in local and state government. Visit http://www.wethepeoplesummit.com for details and to order tickets if you are interested in participating.
Monday, November 13, 2017
5:00-7:00pm
Private Home New Member Gathering. If you are a new League member or may be interested in joining the league, please come to the new member gathering where you will learn all about the League, its history, and what it does. Current members are also welcome to attend. Please call 649-0135 or email Barbara at blitrell@aol.com to RSVP.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
11:30am-1:00pm
Elks Lodge Sedona
110 Airport Road
League Special Luncheon and Presentation on Redistricting. Please join us for this special luncheon featuring Colleen Mathis, Chair of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. She will speak about redistricting in Arizona.

Open to the public but RSVP is required. The cost of lunch and the meeting is $25.00.

RSVP to 928-649-0135 if you would like to attend.

Saturday, November 18, 2017
1:00-3:00pm
Private Home LWVGVV Political Book Club. The book selection for November is "American Sickness" by Elizabeth Rosenthal. Call 649-0135 for location. Members only and, as always, "you must read the book!"
Thursday, November 30, 2017
8:30-10:00am
Sedona Community Center
2615 Melody Lane
"Let's Talk Politics". This is a monthly opportunity for League members to get together and talk about what's going on with the League of Women Voters, and also about politics in general.