Making Democracy Work

Past

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, January 11, 2008
12-2:00 p.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6670 W. Hwy 89A
Sedona
Board of Directors Meeting.
Friday, January 11, 2008
2-4:00 p.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
(see above)
Member Get-Together.. Members and prospective members are invited to spend a wonderful afternoon talking about upcoming League programs and opportunities to become involved in issues and voter service activities.
Thursday, January 31, 2008
6:00-9:00 p.m.
Sedona Public Library
6250 White Bear Road
Sedona, AZ 86336
Candidate Forum for Sedona Municipal Elections.
Tuesday, February 5, 2008
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Clarkdale-Jerome School Library
16th and Main Streets
Clarkdale
Candidate Forum for Clarkdale Municipal Elections.
Friday, February 8, 2008
12-2:00 p.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6670 Hwy 89A
Sedona, Arizona
Board of Directors Meeting.. The Board meets monthly. All members are welcome, as are prospective members. Contact a board member to confirm the time and place.
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
7-9:00 pm
Spook Hall
Hull Street between 1st and Jerome
Jerome
Jerome Candidates Forum.
Friday, February 15, 2008
11:30 a.m.
Agave Event Center
Best Western Inn of Sedona
1200 W. Highway 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
League Anniversary Luncheon. This year's annual luncheon, celebrating the 88th birthday of the League of Women Voters (and the 96th Birthday of the State of Arizona), will feature Kris Mayes, Arizona Corporation Commissioner, speaking on "Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge". The cost is $25.00. RSVP by February 8, 2008 to: Membership@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org
Friday, March 7, 2008
6:00 p.m.
Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery
Chandler, AZ
The Art of Political Conversation Gala and The Dangerous Women's Silent Auction. A gala event to benefit the Education Fund of the League of Women Voters of Arizona.
Friday, March 14, 2008
12-2:00 p.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6670 Hwy 89A
Sedona, Arizona
Board of Directors Meeting.. The Board meets monthly. All members are welcome, as are prospective members. Contact a board member to confirm the time and place.
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
 
  Deadline for Comments on Verde Valley Landscape Vision. Send your comments to LWV Sedona-Verde Valley, P.O. Box 966, Sedona, AZ 86339 or e-mail to lwvsvv@yahoo.com.
Friday, April 4, 2008
7-9:00 p.m.
Sedona Creative Life Center
333 Schnebly Hill Road
Sedona, AZ 86336
Documentary Film, "Water.". Presented in conjunction with Water Awareness Month, this award-winning documentary analyzes the special properties of our most precious natural resource.
Friday, April 11, 2008
12:00 2:00 p.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6670 Hwy 89A, Sedona
Board of Directors Meeting. The Board meets monthly. All members are welcome, as are prospective members. Contact a Board member to confirm the time and date. (See "Contact Us" page.)
Friday, April 11, 2008
3:00 p.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6670 Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ
Voter Services Committee Meeting. All interested members are invited to participate in this meeting to plan candidate forums, voter education, voter guides, voter registration and a new political directory for the Verde Valley.
Thursday, April 24, 2008
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Sedona Public Library
6250 White Bear Road
Sedona, AZ 86336
Candidate Forum for Sedona Mayoral Run-off Election. Mayoral Candidates Pud Colquitt and Rob Adams in a forum jointly sponsored by the League, Vision Sedona, Sedona Chamber of Commerce, and Keep Sedona Beautiful.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Spook Hall
Hull Avenue
Jerome, AZ
Jerome Candidates Forum. Candidate Forum for Jerome General Election. Co-sponsored with the Jerome Chamber of Commerce.
Saturday, May 10, 2008
9:00 a.m.- noon
Sedona Golf Resort
35 Ridge Trail Drive
Sedona, AZ 86336
Annual Membership Meeting. Our annual Spring meeting to elect new officers and plan the program for the upcoming business year (July 2008 - June-2009). Evelyn Casuga of APS will give a talk on community development and regionalism. Breakfast on the patio is planned. RSVP to Donna Pratt. Be sure to come.
Saturday, May 17, 2008-Sunday, May 18, 2008
9:30 a.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church
Avenue of the Arts, Suprise, AZ
State Council, LWV of Arizona. An opportunity to network with League members from around the State and attend workshops on membership, leadership, fundraising, and the LWVUS Convention to be held in Portland, Oregon in June. Call Robyn Prudhomme-Bauer if you would like to attend.
Sunday, June 8, 2008
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Camp Verde Multi-Use Complex
Camp Lincoln Road
Camp Verde, AZ
Congressional Candidate Forum. Sponsored by the Arizona Wildlife Federation, this event will focus on the protection of land, air, and water resources. The League of Women Voters is providing the moderators for this forum. Free and open to the public.
Friday, June 13, 2008-Tuesday, June 17, 2008
 
Portland, OR LWVUS Convention 2008.
Friday, June 13, 2008
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 W. Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ
Board of Directors Meeting. The Board meets monthly. All members are welcome, as are prospective members. Contact a board member to confirm the time and place.
Monday, August 4, 2008
 
  Deadline to Register for Arizona State Primary.
Saturday, August 16, 2008
1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Cottonwood Public Safety Building
199 South Sixth Street
Cottonwood, AZ
Candidate Forum for State Senate and Yavapai County Primaries. Candidates for State Senate District 1, Yavapai County Assessor, and Yavapai County Sheriff will respond to questions from the public.

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Saturday, August 23, 2008
10:00-Noon, 1:30-3:30
Cottonwood Public Safety Building
199 South Sixth Street
Cottonwood, AZ
Candidate Forum for Congressional District 1 Candidates. The morning session will feature candidates from the Democratic Party and Independents; the afternoon session will feature the Republican Party candidates.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2008
 
  Arizona State and County Primary Elections.
Tuesday, September 2, 2008
 
  Arizona State and County Primary Elections.
Friday, September 12, 2008
10:00 a.m to Noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 W. Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ
Board of Directors Meeting. Regular meeting of the LWVSVV Board. All members and prospective members are welcome. There will be an Open Forum at the beginning so that members may address the Board. Call a board member to confirm time and place.
Sunday, September 28, 2008
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
Room B
6770 W. Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ
Fall Membership Meeting. Fall meeting of the membership and open to the public. Former Sedona Mayor Anita MacFarlane will speak on the importance of being involved in public affairs and your community, and we will discuss plans for the coming year. There will be a dessert buffet, fruit, and beverages. RSVP to membership@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org .
Saturday, October 4, 2008
10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Camp Verde Multi-Use Auditorium
280 W. Camp Lincoln Road
Camp Verde, AZ
Candidate Forum, Congressional District 1. Four candidates vying for the open U.S. Congressional District 1 seat will speak and will answer questions from the public. Forum is open to all. The League's co-sponsors for this forum are the Chambers of Commerce of Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, and Jerome; Keep Sedona Beautiful; and the Yavapai-Apache Nation.
Monday, October 6, 2008
 
  Voter Registration. Last day to register to vote in the general election.
Thursday, October 9, 2008
4:30 p.m.
Sedona City Hall Council Chambers
102 Roadrunner Drive
Sedona, AZ
General Election Ballot Issues. The Arizona Secretary of State's office will present a Town Hall Meeting on the eight State ballot issues on October 9th at 4:30 in the afternoon IN SEDONA.
Friday, October 10, 2008
6:30 p.m.
Supervisors' Chambers
Yavapai County Building
10 South 6th Street
Cottonwood, AZ
Pro's and Con's of General Election Ballot Issues. Representatives of the Arizona Secretary of State's Office will explain the pro's and con's of the eight issues on the General Election ballot. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters in coordination with the Yavapai-Apache Nation, Keep Sedona Beautiful, and the Chambers of Commerce of Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, and Jerome.
Friday, October 10, 2008
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 W. Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ
Regular Meeting of the LWVSVV Board. Open forum to precede meeting. All members are invited to attend board meetings. Contact a board member to confirm time and place.
Friday, October 17, 2008
10:00 a.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 W. Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ
Meeting of the Water Program Steering Committee. LWVSVV Planning Group will meet with local water experts to begin work on a public forum that will be part of Water Awareness Month in April 2009. Volunteers are needed.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
 
  State and Federal General Election. To include State and Local run-offs, Federal Offices (Executive and Legislative), and ballot issues.
Thursday, December 11, 2008
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Clark Memorial Clubhouse
9th and Main
Clarkdale, AZ
League Holiday Party. Members, family, and friends of the League of Women Voters of Sedona-Verde Valley will gather at the Clarkdale Clubhouse to enjoy art and refreshments during the annual "Made in Clarkdale" community celebration. Save the date and plan to join us. Please RSVP to Pat George or Kathy Heidepriem.
Friday, January 9, 2009
9:00 a.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 West S.R. 89A
Meeting of the Water Steering Committee. A public program on water issues is being planned as part of Water Awareness Month in April. The program will take place on Saturday, April 18th. If you would like to be involved, contact Mike Ward.
Friday, January 9, 2009
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 West S.R. 89A
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. The meeting is open to all members and to prospective members who would like to know more about our League. There is an open forum at the beginning of each Board meeting.
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
The Value of Civil Discourse in Public Affairs. The League of Women Voters, the Arizona Humanities Council, and Arizona Town Hall have arranged a presentation on Project Civil Discourse. Arizona Town Hall President Tara Jackson; Susan Bulfinch of the Arizona Association for Conflict Resolution, and Alberto Olivas, Director of the Maricopa Community Colleges Center for Civic Participation will be our speakers.
Thursday, February 12, 2009
7-8:30 p.m.
Old Town Center for the Arts
Fifth and Main
Cottonwood
Candidates' Forum for Cottonwood Council Elections. All citizens of Cottonwood are invited to attend this free forum. Audience members will be able to participate in questioning the five candidates for four seats on the City Council to be decided in this March 10th election.
Friday, February 13, 2009
9:00 a.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse Water Steering Committee Meeting.
Friday, February 13, 2009
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 West S.R. 89A
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. The meeting is open to all members and to prospective members who would like to know more about our League. There is an open forum at the beginning of each Board meeting.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Camp Verde School District Multi-Use Auditorium, 280 W. Camp Lincoln Road, Camp Verde. Candidates' Forum for Camp Verde Town Council and Mayor. Citizens of Camp Verde are invited to this free, non-partisan candidates' forum.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
11:30 a.m.
Montage Ballroom
Sedona
League Anniversary Luncheon. We are planning a very special luncheon to celebrate the birthday of the League of Women Voters. Our speaker will be Yavapai County District 3 Supervisor Chip Davis. Contact Membership Chair Donna Pratt to RSVP or for further information.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
 
  Municipal Elections in Cottonwood and Camp Verde. Town Council members will be elected. You must be registered by February 9th in order to vote.
Friday, March 13, 2009
10:00 a.m. to noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 W. S.R. 89A
Sedona
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. All LWVSVV members are invited to attend our Board meetings. An open forum is available to speak at the beginning of each meeting.
Friday, March 13, 2009
10:00 a.m. to noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 W. S.R. 89A
Sedona
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. All LWVSVV members are invited to attend our Board meetings. An open forum is available to speak at the beginning of each meeting.
Saturday, March 14, 2009
9:00 a.m.-12:00
Yavapai Community College
601 Black Hills Drive Room M-137
Clarkdale, AZ
Water Forum Committee/Participants Meeting. The Water Committee and forum participants will meet to finalize planning for the April 18th Water Awareness Forum.
Saturday, March 21, 2009
10:00 a.m.- noon
Mystic Hills Clubhouse
108 E. Mallard Drive
Sedona 86336
Membership Meeting - Consensus on National Popular Vote Compact. Members are invited to meet to discuss and pursue consensus on the advisability of using the National Popular Vote Compact to implement direct election of the President of the United States. This is a National League Study. Contact Mary Gassaway for further information.
Saturday, April 18, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Yavapai Community College
602 Black Hills Drive
Room M-137
Clarkdale, AZ
Water Awareness Program - "OUR VERDE WATER, PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE". Experts will address Arizona's water laws and the origins, users, and uses of water resources in the Verde Valley. Contact Mike Ward for further information.
Saturday, May 16, 2009
9-11:30 a.m.
Manzanita Restaurant
11425 E. Cornville Rd.
Cornville, AZ
Annual Meeting of the Membership, Elections. A brunch, business meeting, and discussion on elder care are being planned. Please contact Donna Pratt to make your reservation or to volunteer your help with this event. Our speakers will be Barbara Litrell and Linda Yee. Don't miss it!
Friday, May 29, 2009-Sunday, May 31, 2009
 
Tucson League of Women Voters of Arizona Convention.
Friday, June 12, 2009
10:00 a.m. to noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 W. S.R. 89A
Sedona
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. All LWVSVV members are invited to attend our Board meetings. An open forum is available to speak at the beginning of each meeting.
Friday, July 10, 2009
10:00 a.m. to noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 W. S.R. 89A
Sedona
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. All LWVSVV members are invited to attend our Board meetings. An open forum is available to speak at the beginning of each meeting.
Friday, September 11, 2009
10:00 a.m. to noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 W. S.R. 89A
Sedona
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. All LWVSVV members are invited to attend our Board meetings. An open forum is available to speak at the beginning of each meeting. Please contact a board member to confirm the time and place.
Saturday, September 19, 2009-Sunday, September 20, 2009
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sedona Airport Sedona Community Fair. The League will have a Voter Information and Registration booth at the Fair on both Saturday and Sunday. Be sure to stop by. The "Suffragette Lady" will be making an appearance, and League members will be available to answer your questions.
Friday, October 9, 2009
10:00 a.m. to noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 W. SR 89A
Sedona, AZ
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. All LWVSVV members and anyone who may be interested in joining our League are welcome to attend Board meetings. There is an open forum at the beginning of each meeting for members to address the Board on issues of interest. Contact any board member to confirm the date/time of the meeting.
Sunday, October 11, 2009
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 West S.R. 89A
Member Meeting/New Member Orientation. This will be our fall get-together for all members, and especially new members. Anyone interested in learning more about the League and this year's activities should plan to attend. There will be a brief talk and discussion of Health Care Reform, which is a League focus issue right now. Use the "Contact Us" page to e-mail Fran Levengood or to contact us by phone.
Friday, November 13, 2009
10:00 am - Noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6670 West S.R. 89A
Regular Meeting of the LWVSVV Board of Directors. All members, and anyone considering joining the League, are invited to attend board meetings. There is an open forum at the beginning of each meeting for members who would like to address the board. If you plan to attend, please contact any board member to confirm the date and time.
Friday, December 11, 2009
10:00 am - Noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6670 West S.R. 89A
Regular Meeting of the LWVSVV Board of Directors. All members, and anyone considering joining the League, are invited to attend board meetings. There is an open forum at the beginning of each meeting for members who would like to address the board. If you plan to attend, please contact any board member to confirm the date and time.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
6:30-8:00pm
Spook Hall in Jerome Jerome Candidate Forum. Candidate Forum for town council election, free and open to the public
Friday, January 29, 2010
10:00 am - Noon
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 S.R. 89A
Sedona, AZ
Meeting of LWVSVV Board of Directors. All members are welcome to attend Board meetings, as are persons who may be interested in learning more about our League before joining. There is an open forum at the beginning of each meeting for members to address the Board.
Friday, January 29, 2010
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6770 S.R. 89A
Sedona, AZ
Membership Meeting, Program Planning. We will consider those issues of most interest to our membership for the purpose of planning future program activities. The national league is also asking for local input about high priority national issues to work on in the upcoming year. Robyn Prud'homme-Bauer will lead the discussion.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
6:00-9:00 pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
Sedona, AZ
Candidate Forum for City Council and Mayoral Candidates. Sedona will be electing four City Council members and a Mayor. There is also a ballot question to determine whether the Mayor shall be elected by the people or appointed by the Council beginning in 2012.
Monday, February 8, 2010
7:00-9:00pm
St. Thomas Episcopal Church Parish Hall
971 First South Street
Clarkdale
Candidate Forum. Candidate forum for two town council seats.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Verde Campus, Yavapai College
601 Black Hills Drive
Clarkdale, AZ
League Birthday Luncheon and Arizona Town Hall. In celebration of the League of Women Voters' 90th Birthday, we'll have a special luncheon and silent auction followed by an opportunity to participate in this year's Arizona Town Hall outreach program. You must reserve your seat as soon as possible by visiting the Arizona Town Hall Website at http://www.aztownhall.org. Contact Fran Levengood or Mary Gassaway for assistance.
Friday, February 12, 2010
10:00 am - Noon
Sedona Shadows
6770 SR 89A
Sedona, AZ
Meeting of LWVSVV Board of Directors. All members are welcome to attend Board meetings, as are people who may want to learn more about our League before joining. There is an open forum each meeting for those who would like to address the Board.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
7:00-8:30pm
Sedona Community Center
2615 Melody Lane
Sedona, AZ
Ballot Issue Forum on Direct Election of the Mayor. Come hear a concise and clear explanation of Proposition 400, hear from its supporters and opponents, and ask your questions. Free and open to the public. See Flyer
Friday, March 19, 2010
10:00 am - Noon
Sedona Shadows
6770 SR 89A
Sedona, AZ
NOTE DATE CHANGE! Meeting of LWVSVV Board of Directors. All members are welcome to attend Board meetings, as are people who may want to learn more about our League before joining. There is an open forum each meeting for those who would like to address the Board.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
8:00-10:00am
Olde Sedona Bar and Grill
1405 West S.R. 89A
Sedona
Water Awareness Breakfast. To kick off Water Awareness Month in April, the league is hosting a breakfast and talk by Tom O'Halleran about the funding of the Verde Basin Partnership Agreement. We are honoring the late Dorothy Hores, a League member and a true "water warrior." Plan to attend. Cost is $10.00; call Fran (554-4509) to RSVP.
Saturday, May 1, 2010
9:00-11:30am
Manzanita Restaurant
11425 E. Cornville Rd
Cornvlle, AZ
LWVSVV Annual Meeting and Elections. Come for brunch, a speaker, and our annual business meeting.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
2:30-4:30pm
Cornville, AZ Board of Directors Meeting. The newly-elected board of the League of Women Voters of Sedona-Verde Valley will have an organizational meeting at the home of Judy Miller. Call any board member for details.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
6:30-8:00pm
Yavapai College Verde Campus
Rm 137, BLDG M
601 Black Hills Drive
Clarkdale, AZ
Candidates Forum - State Legislature. A nonpartisan forum for the public featuring candidates for two seats in District of the Arizona State Legislature. Come to hear their views and get answers to YOUR questions.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
6:00-9:00 pm
Yavapai College, Verde Campus
Rm. 137, BLDG M
601 Black Hills Drive
Clarkdale, AZ
Candidates Forum - U.S. Congressional District 1. A nonpartisan forum for the public featuring candidates for Congressional District 1. All nine candidates have been invited. Please come to hear their views and to get answers to YOUR questions.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
6:00am-7:00pm
Your local polling place on election day or by early ballot. Last day to request an early ballot is August 13th. Primary Election.
Friday, September 17, 2010-Thursday, September 23, 2010
 
Sept. 16th (8am-6pm) and 17th (8am-2pm), Yavapai College in Clarkdale;
Sept. 17th (9am-4pm), Walgreen's in Sedona;
Sept. 18th (9am-4pm), Weber's IGA in VOC
Constitution Week - Voter Registration. The League will be registering voters during Constitution Week, prior to the fall general election. Arrangements have been made for the Yavapai College Clarkdale Campus, Sedona and the Village of Oak Creek. Volunteers are still needed. Members please call Evie Rowland if you can help.
Monday, September 27, 2010
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Jewish Community Center
100 Meadowlark Lane (off SR179)
Sedona 86336
Sedona Fire District Candidate Forum. The League of Women Voters Sedona-Verde Valley will be hosting a candidate forum for the Sedona Fire District. The participating candidates are: Phyllis Erick, Dave Blauert, Joe Demme, Mel Rycus, Doug Fitzpatrick, Ty Montgomery, Dick Fishel and Bert Berkshire. Candidates will be given the opportunity to discuss their qualifications, background and reasons for running for office, and to answer questions from the audience.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
6:00 p.m.
Yavapai College Verde Campus
Building M
601 Black Hills Drive
Clarkdale, AZ
Candidate Forum, State Legislative District 1. Democratic and Republican candidates for State Representative will speak and answer audience questions. There will also be a session for State Senate candidates if both agree to appear. Come and see the candidates in person.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
12:00 noon
Sedona City Hall
102 Roadrunner Road
Sedona, AZ
Forum on Arizona State Ballot Propositions. The AZ Secretary of State's Office will present a program on the 10 ballot propositions on this year's ballot. Normally, an explanation of the propositions is provided followed by an opportunity to speak on the pro's and con's.
Thursday, October 21, 2010
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Oak Creek Valley Clubhouse
Cornville, AZ
Regular Meeting of the LWVSVV Board of Directors. Members of the League and anyone wanting to learn more about us before joining are welcome to attend Board meetings. Call Judy Miller for directions and to confirm the date and time.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
6:00am-7:00pm
At your polling place or by early ballot.
The last day to request an early ballot for the General Election is October 22nd.
General Election. Arizonans will be voting for a U.S. Senator, for their representative in the U.S. Congress, for Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Treasurer, Arizona Corporation Commissioners, State Senators and Representatives, School District and Fire Board members, and ten statewide ballot issues. Be sure to make your preference count by CASTING YOUR VOTE.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Patio Room, Mulligan's Grill
690 Bell Rock Road
Village of Oak Creek
Fall Membership Meeting/Fundraiser. Enjoy a beverage and snacks in a relaxing atmosphere for friendly conversation about the recent election and what it means for our country and our region. The cost is $15.00 at the door. Please RSVP to Donna Pratt (membership@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org) by November 5th.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Oak Creek Valley Clubhouse
Cornville, AZ
Regular Meeting of the LWVSVV Board of Directors. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend Board meetings, as is anyone who may be considering joining the League and wants to learn more about us. Call Judy Miller for directions and to confirm the date and time.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
6:00-8:00pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 South Sixth Street
Cottonwood, AZ
Candidate Forum For Cottonwood Council and Mayor Elections. All candidates have been invited to participate in this forum. Those attending will have an opportunity to submit questions and learn more about the candidates.
Monday, February 14, 2011
11:30am-1:30pm
Agave Room
Best Western Inn of Sedona
1200 West S.R. 89A
Sedona, AZ
League Anniversary Luncheon. The League of Women Voters celebrates its 91st birthday in February and we will be having our traditional Anniversary Luncheon to celebrate. This year's luncheon features Yavapai County District 3 Supervisor Chip Davis, who will address the topic of redistricting. Call Donna Pratt to RSVP.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
1:00-3:00pm
Oak Creek Valley Clubhouse
Call Judy Miller for directions
Regular Meeting of the LWVSVV Board. All members of the League are welcome and encouraged to attend monthly board meetings. Prospective members and anyone interested in knowing more about our local League are also welcome. For further information, e-mail the League at lwvsvv@yahoo.com.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
6:00-8:00pm
Camp Verde School Dist.
Multi-Use Complex, Art Room
280 W. Camp Lincoln Road
Camp Verde, AZ
Candidate Forum for Camp Verde Municipal Election. The League of Women Voters and the Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce are co-sponsoring a public forum for the candidates for Council and Mayor. This is a nonpartisan forum, free and open to the public. Come see the candidates and submit your questions -- then VOTE!
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
4:00-6:00pm
Alcora Showroom and MIC e-go Gallery
921 Main Street
Clarkdale
Post-Election "Wine O'Clock" Social. An informal membership gathering for light refreshments and good conversation. All members are encouraged to attend, and spouses, family, and prospective members are welcome. RSVP to Fran Levengood; a $10.00 donation is requested.
Friday, April 29, 2011
9:00am-3:00pm
Yavapai College, Verde Campus
601 Black Hills Drive
Building M Room 137
Clarkdale, AZ
Spring Forum on Regionalism. "DOING Regionalism in the Verde Valley" is the topic of our spring forum. Pat Beaty of the Center for the Future of Arizona will be the keynote speaker as we explore how a regional approach can work in solving problems in the areas of economic development, environmental conservation, land use, public participation and more. Pre-registration is required by April 20th The cost is $30, including lunch. For more information, contact Ruth Kiessel.
Saturday, May 14, 2011
9:00-11:30am
Olde Sedona Bar and Grill
1405 W. St. Route 89A
Sedona
League Annual Meeting and Elections. Our annual business meeting and elections will take place on Saturday, May 14th. Featured speakers will be State Senator Steve Pierce and State Representative Karen Fann, who will give us a review of this year's session in the Arizona State Legislature. The program includes a breakfast. All at the modest cost of $15.00. We encourage all members to plan to attend and the public is invited as well. Come and learn more about your State Legislature and the League. To reserve your space, call Donna Pratt at 282-6428. Send payment to LWVSVV at P.O. Box 966, Sedona, AZ 86339.
Saturday, May 21, 2011-Sunday, May 22, 2011
 
Surprise, AZ LWVAZ Convention. Local Arizona leagues come together for a State Convention every other year. This year, they will be meeting in Surprise. In addition to the regular business, the State League has planned exciting speakers and workshops. Speakers include Tara Jackson of Arizona Town Hall, The Hon. Robert Brutinel, Associate Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court, Elaine Wiant, our liaison from the LWVUS; and Linda Valdez, a columnist for the Arizona Republic. This convention will be a great experience for all League members; if you are interested in attending, contact Robyn Prud'hommme-Bauer.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011-Thursday, September 1, 2011
 
  Summer Hiatus. Regular meetings suspended. There will be some special events which will be announced to members and posted to this website. Contact President@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org for further information.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
2:00 pm
921 Main Street
Clarkdale, AZ
Meeting: Task Force on Yavapai County Redistricting. Robyn Prud'homme-Bauer will be leading a task force on county redistricting. Any interested League member can attend this meeting. If you are unable to attend but would like to comment on redistricting, e-mail your comments to Robyn at league@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org or lwvsvv@yahoo.com
Thursday, July 28, 2011
6:00 p.m.
Yavapai County Annex
10 South 6th St
Cottonwood, AZ
Public Hearing, Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. The State Redistricting Commission is holding hearings throughout Arizona in July and August. This commission is working on new maps for U.S. Congressional Districts and Arizona State Legislative Districts. The Cottonwood site is a remote access location. To see it in person, the meeting is at 1015 Fair Street in Prescott. Visit the Commission's website at http://www.azredistricting.org for additional information.
Thursday, September 8, 2011
1:00-3:00pm
Oak Creek Valley Clubhouse
Cornville, AZ
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors - NOTE DATE CHANGE!. All members are welcome to attend board meetings. Call Judy Miller to confirm the date and time and for directions to the clubhouse. (Or e-mail to Secretary@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org)
Monday, October 10, 2011
5:30-7:30pm
Los Abrigados
160 Portal Lane
Sedona, AZ
Voter Information Forum On Sedona Special Election. A public forum on the two propositions concerning the future of Highway 89A in West Sedona. The two propositions will be voted on in by mail-in ballot. Ballots will be sent out beginning on October 17th and must be returned by November 8th.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
3:00-4:30pm
Mystic Hills Clubhouse
SR 179 and East Mallard
Sedona, AZ 86336
Consensus Meeting on Arizona Executive Branch Study. League members will meet to discuss and reach consensus on the State League study of the structure of the executive branch of Arizona's state government. The purpose of the study is to determine whether Arizona should have a lieutenant governor and, if so, how that individual should be selected and what his or her duties should be. Robyn Prud'homme-Bauer will be moderating as we debate the issues and questions surrounding this important issue. We urge all members to attend! (Call Robyn or e-mail league@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org for details.)
Thursday, October 20, 2011
1:00-3:00pm
Oak Creek Valley Clubhouse
Cornville, AZ
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. All members are welcome to attend board meetings. Call Judy Miller to confirm the date and time and for directions to the clubhouse. (Or e-mail to Secretary@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org)
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
All Day
Mail in or
at Sedona City Hall
Special Election. A special election by mail-in ballot only in which registered voters of the City of Sedona will vote on two propositions concerning whether Sedona should acquire a section of SR 89A within city limits and whether any such acquisition in the future should require the approval of voters.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
4:00-6:00pm
MIC e-go Gallery
921 Main St.
Clarkdale, AZ
Pre-Holiday Wine O'Clock and Election Kickoff Gathering. This is a chance to get together socially and also to discuss plans for the 2012 election year. Come and enjoy the fall season amidst the local art from Made in Clarkdale. This event is open to the public -- anyone interested in knowing more about the League is encouraged to attend. There will be wine, other beverages, and appetizers. The cost is $10.00 at the door, and a gift raffle will be held. Proceeds will benefit the League of Women Voters Education Fund.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Oak Creek Valley Clubhouse
Cornville, AZ
Monthly Meeting of the Board of Directions. All members are invited and encouraged to attend Board meetings. Planning for the 2012 election year and other League activities are continuing. Member ideas and participation are always welcome.

Call Judy Miller to confirm the date and time and for directions -- or e-mail her at secretary@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org.

Thursday, January 12, 2012
1:00-3:00pm
Oak Creek Valley Clubhouse
Cornville, AZ
(call Judy Miller for directions)
January Meeting of the LWVSVV Board. THIS IS A DATE CHANGE! The board will be meeting a week earlier than usual for planning purposes. We'll be discussing candidate forums, the Anniversary Luncheon, and an expanded Voter Service/public participation effort for this election year. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
11:30am-1:30pm
Agave Event Center
Best Western Plus Inn of Sedona
1146 W. S.R. 89A
Sedona AZ
LWV Anniversary Luncheon. Annual fundraising luncheon/speaker in honor of the League's 92nd anniversary, and also recognizing Arizona's Centennial. Former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson will talk about a citizen-led effort to fundamentally change Arizona's election system by modifying the primary election process. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND. (COST TO LEAGUE MEMBERS IS $25.00; OTHERS, $30.00) RSVP TO DONNA PRATT OR LIZ DANBURY NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 3, 2012. For more information e-mail Membership@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
1:00-3:00pm
Oak Creek Valley Clubhouse
Cornville, AZ
Regular Meeting of the LWVSVV Board of Directors. All league members and prospective members are welcome to attend the monthly meetings of the Board of Directors. Call Judy Miller or email Secretary@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org for directions if you would like to attend.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
6:30-8:30pm
Sedona Public LIbrary
3250 White Bear Road
Sedona, AZ
Sedona Primary Election Candidate Forum. The League of Women Voters of Sedona-Verde Valley is sponsoring a candidate forum for those running for the Sedona City Council. This is a nonpartisan, public voter education event and everyone is invited to attend and participate.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
TBD
Clarkdale, AZ Meeting on Privatization of Goverment (League Study). League members will discuss plans for a consensus meeting to take place in April concerning the the privatization of government services, assets, and functions at the national, state and local levels. Members interested in working on or learning more about this study are invited to attend. Contact Robyn Prud'homme-Bauer or e-mail Membership@lwvsedona-verdevalley.com.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
6:30-8:30pm
Clarkdale-Jerome School Gymnasium
16th and Main
Clarkdale, AZ
Clarkdale Candidate Forum. The LWVSVV is sponsoring a primary election forum with the mayoral and council candidates running for the Clarkdale City Council. This is a nonpartisan public voter education event and all are welcome to attend and participate.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
n/a
Mail In Election Arizona Presidential Preference Primary Election. Voting is by mail-in ballot only; must be registered as either Republican or Green Party by January 30th in order to vote in this election. Ballots to be mailed out approximately 3 weeks before the election.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
7:00 pm
Spook Hall
260 Hull Ave (near Main)
Jerome, AZ
Jerome Candidate Forum. The League of Women Voters will hold a candidate forum for municipal primary elections in Jerome on Tuesday, February 28th, beginning at 7:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
n/a
Vote by Mail Only Municipal Primary Elections in Clarkdale, Jerome, and Sedona. City and Town mayoral and council elections. These elections are nonpartisan. You must be registered by February 13th in order to receive a ballot in the mail.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
1:00-3:00pm
Oak Creek Valley Clubhouse
Cornville, AZ
Monthly Meeting of the Board of Directions. Regular meeting of the LWVSVV Board of Directors. All members and prospective members who would like to know more about the League of Women Voters are welcome and encouraged to attend. Contact Judy Miller (secretary@lwv-sedonaverdevalley.org) for directions.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
6:30
Jewish Community Center
100 Meadowlark Lane
(In Chapel area Off S.R. 179)
Sedona, AZ
Candidate Forum, Sedona Fire District Recall Election. The League of Women Voters and the Sedona Chamber of Commerce are planning a candidate forum for the SFD recall election. Since it is a recall election, it will be treated as three individual races. The forum is free and open to the public. Residents of the Fire District are especially encouraged to attend; this will be an opportunity for all to submit their questions to the candidates.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
2:00-4:00pm
Mystic Hills Clubhouse
108 E. Mallard Drive
Sedona, Az
Consensus on LWVUS Study of Privatization and Government. Membership meeting to discuss and decide upon consensus questions from the LWVUS nationwide study, "Privatization of Government Services, Assets, and Functions." Background information is at http://www.lwv.org. League members are encouraged to attend this important meeting. Contact Robyn Prud'homme-Bauer for further information. (league@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
10:00am-noon
Las Carretas Restaurant
1481 E. S.R. 89A
Clarkdale, AZ
LWVSVV Annual Meeting and Elections. Our annual meeting of the membership -- an overview of the past year, elections, a speaker or program, and a meal. Save the date and plan to attend. Contact Donna Pratt, membership@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org, for further information or to sign up.
Saturday, August 11, 2012
10:00am-11:15am
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 South 6th Street
Cottonwood, AZ
Candidate Forums for AZ Legislative District 6 Primary Election. Candidates running for the Arizona House of Representatives LD6 have been invited to discuss the issues in a public forum to take place on Saturday, August 11th, at the Cottonwood Recreation Center. Democratic candidates Doug Ballard and Angela LeFevre have agreed to appear and answer your questions. League of Women Voters forums are nonpartisan, free, and open to the public. Please plan to attend.
Saturday, August 11, 2012
3:00-5:00pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 South Sixth Street
Cottonwood, AZ
Candidates' Forum for Congressional District 4. The Republican candidates for the newly created Congressional District 4 (U.S. House of Representatives) are to appear at a League of Women Voters forum in Cottonwood on the afternoon of Saturday, August 11th. The candidates are Ron Gould, Rick Murphy, and Paul Gosar. The public is invited to hear about the issues and submit questions to the candidates.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
6:00-8:00 p.m.
American Legion Hall
276 S. 3rd Street
Camp Verde, AZ
Primary Election Candidate Forum for Yavapai County Supervisorial District 2. The three Republican candidates running for District 2 Supervisor will discuss the issues facing this newly created District. The candidates are John McReynolds, Martin Pangburn, and Tom Thurman.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
6:30-9:00pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
Sedona, AZ
Candidate Forums for Congressional District 1 Primary Election. A candidate forum for the Republican candidates vying for Congressional District 1 will be held at the Sedona Public Library the evening of August 16th. Candidates are Patrick Gatti, Gaither Martin, Jonathan Paton, and Douglas Wade. This nonpartisan forum is free and open to the public; it is being co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Sedona Chamber of Commerce.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
 
By mail or at your polling place Primary Election Day. Last day to register or update your registration is July 30th.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
6-7:30pm
Verde Valley Senior Center
500 E. Cherry St
Cottonwood, AZ
Candidate Forum, US House of Representatives District 4. The League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley regrets that THIS FORUM HAS BEEN CANCELLED because the candidates are not available.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
12:00 Noon
Sedona City Hall
102 Roadrunner Drive
Sedona, AZ
Town Hall on Ballot Propositions. Explanation of this year's State ballot issues for the General Election, presented by the AZ Secretary of State's office.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
5:30-7:00pm
Mother Road Brewing Company
7 South Mikes Pike
Flagstaff, AZ
WOMEN VOTE!. Find out what is at stake for women in this year's important election! We are co-sponsoring this event with AAUW, Associated Students for Women's Issues, and NAU's Commission on the Status of Women. Please RSVP to flagwomenvote@gmail.com if you would like to attend.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
5:00-6:30pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 S. 6th St.
Cottonwood, AZ
Candidate Forum for AZ Senate District 6. The League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley is hosting this forum for the candidates running for the Arizona House from Legislative District 6. The public is invited to attend and hear the candidates' views on the issues and to submit questions to them.

NOT ALL CANDIDATES HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED, SO PLEASE CHECK BACK TO MAKE SURE THE FORUM YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING HAS NOT BEEN CANCELLED.

Thursday, October 18, 2012
7-8:30pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 S. 7th St.
Cottonwood, AZ
Candidate Forum for AZ House District 6. The League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley is hosting this nonpartisan forum for candidates running for two seats in Arizona House District 6. Join us for an opportunity to see and hear the candidates in person and to submit your own questions to them. The forum is free and open to the public.

NOT ALL CANDIDATES HAVE CONFIRMED THEIR ATTENDANCE, SO PLEASE CHECK BACK TO VERIFY THAT THE FORUM YOU WISH TO ATTEND HAS NOT BEEN CANCELLED.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
5:30-7:00pm
Cliff Castle Casino Hotel
555 Middle Verde Road
Camp Verde, AZ
Candidate Forum for Yavapai County Supervisor, District 2. Candidates running for Yavapai District 2 Supervisor are to appear to speak and to answer questions at this nonpartisan League of Women Voters forum. The public is invited to come out, ask questions, and be informed.

NOT ALL CANDIDATES ARE CONFIRMED; CHECK THIS WEBSITE FOR UPDATES IN CASE ANY OF THE FORUMS THAT YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN NEED TO BE CANCELLED.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
7:30-9:00pm
Cliff Castle Casino Hotel
555 Middle Verde Road
Camp Verde, AZ
Candidate Forum for U.S. House of Representatives District 1. The League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley is hosting this nonpartisan public forum for candidates running for U.S. Congressional District 1. See and hear the candidates in person, and bring along any questions that you would like them to address.

NOTICE: THIS FORUM HAS BEEN CANCELLED BECAUSE THE CANDIDATES ARE NOT AVAILABLE.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
 
By mail or at your polling place. General Election Day. Participate in the selection of the President of the United States, one U.S. Senator, one U.S. Congressperson, two State Representatives, one State Senator, three Corporation Commissioners, County Attorney, County Assessor, County Clerk, County Recorder, Sheriff, Superintendent of Schools, County Treasurer, District Supervisors, justices of the State Supreme Court and Superior Court justices. There will also be numerous important ballot issues. Many of these elections may be very close, so make sure YOUR voice is heard.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
4:00-6:00pm
Olde Sedona Bar and Grill
1405 W. S.R. 89A
Sedona, AZ
Post-Election "Wine O'Clock" Party and Discussion. League members, family, and friends are invited for refreshments, conversation, and a discussion of the State League's concurrence on charter schools. The cost will be $10.00, payable at the door; PLEASE RSVP TO DONNA PRATT by phone or at membership@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
2:00-4:00pm
Sedona Shadows Clubhouse
6670 West S.R. 89A
Sedona, AZ
Monthly Meeting of the Board of Directors. The LWVGVV Board's November meeting will again take place at Sedona Shadows. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend board meetings. The Sedona Shadows community is adjacent to Sedona Pines Resort, between Sedona and Page Springs. After entering, follow the signs to the office. Call Ellie Bauer for further information or send an email to league@lwvsedonaverdevalley.org. PLEASE NOTE: The board does meet in December but will resume monthly meetings on January 17th.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
10:00am-noon
Olde Sedona Bar and Grill
1405 West S.R. 89A
Sedona, AZ
League's 93rd Anniversary Brunch. League anniversary brunch with speaker Laura Vandergrift on the topic of "Wine and Women." We will honor long-time League members and discuss program planning for the coming year. The public is invited to help honor the League of Women Voters and learn more about us. For reservations, contact Donna Pratt at 282-6428.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 South 6th St
Cottonwood, AZ
Cottonwood City Council Candidates' Forum. Although this forum has already taken place, it can be viewed online at http://www.verdevalleytv.com/features.html.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
6:00-7:25pm
Camp Verde School District
Multi-use Complex
280 West Camp Lincoln Road
Camp Verde Mayoral Candidates Forum. Candidate forum for Camp Verde mayoral election, sponsored by LWV of Greater Verde Valley and Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce. This is a public, nonpartisan event and everyone is encouraged to come hear the candidates and submit your own questions to them.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
7:30-8:30pm
Camp Verde School District
Multi-use Complex
280 W. Camp Lincoln RD
Camp Verde, AZ
Candidate Forum for Camp Verde Council Canididates. A separate forum for Town Council candidates will be held immediately following the Mayoral candidate forum. This is also a nonpartisan, public forum presented jointly by the League of Women Voters and the Camp Verde Chamber of Commerce. Both events will be recorded by Yavapai Broadcasting's Verde Valley TV for broadcast before the election; see http://www.verdevalleytv.com/features.html for schedule information.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
 
Mail-in Elections Primary Elections. Municipal primary elections take place in Cottonwood and Camp Verde. They are mail-in only.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
6:30-8:00pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
Sedona, AZ
Public Educational Program on Verde Valley Agricultural Coalition and the Food Hub Concept. An opportunity to learn about exciting new developments in the Verde Valley as the newly formed Agricultural Coalition seeks to retain and enhance the Verde Valley's abilities to feed itself with safe, nutritious, locally grown food.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
2:00-4:00pm
Yavapai County Complex (second floor)
10 South Sixth (corner 6th and Mingus)
Cottonwood, AZ
Regular Meeting of the LWVGVV Board of Directors. All members are invited to attend the monthly meetings of the board; it's a great way to learn more about the league and contribute your ideas. Prospective members are also welcome; just let Donna Pratt - membership@lwvsedona-verdevalley.org) - know that you would like to attend. THIS IS A NEW LOCATION SO CALL OR E-MAIL IF YOU NEED DIRECTIONS.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
9:00am (registration)
Olde Sedona Bar and Grill Annual Business Meeting. We will enjoy a delicious brunch, have our annual membership meeting and elect five board members. Speaker Sandra Goodwin will speak on the importance of having an independent judiciary system with merit-based appointment of judges.
Saturday, May 18, 2013-Sunday, May 19, 2013
All day
Tucson LWV Arizona Convention. Leagues from all around Arizona will meet in Tucson for speakers, workshops, and to conduct official business. All League members are invited and encouraged to attend. Please contact Ellie Bauer or Robyn Prud'homme-Bauer for further information and/or if you plan to be there.
Monday, October 21, 2013
3:00-5:00pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 S. 6th Street
Cottonwood, AZ
SpeakOut Arizona Civic Engagement Event. SpeakOut Arizona is an O'Connor House project to promote voter participation and civic engagement in Arizona. The public is urged to attend.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
11:00am-2:00pm
Jewish Community Center
100 Meadowlark Drive
Sedona
Workshop on "Civic Engagement Leadership Capacities". Presented by the Sedona-Verde Valley Team of SpeakOut Arizona, this workshop will address the key principles of effective and purposeful public engagement. Alberto Olivas, Director of the Center for Civic Participation for Maricopa Community Colleges, will be the featured speaker. Contact Barbara Litrell to register (tel. 649-0135; email blitrell@aol.com).
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
6:00pm
Sedona Community Center
2645 Melody Lane
Forum on Sedona-Oak Creek School District Override. Learn about overrides and the specifics of the Sedona-Oak Creek override, and ask your questions. Superintendent David Lykins and Board Chairman Zach Richardson will be present.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
 
Election by mail only School District Budget Override Elections. Sedona-Oak Creek School DIstrict, Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District, Mingus Union High School, and Coconino County Community College are requesting budget overrides in this special mail-in only election on November 5th.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
3:00-5:00pm
1010 North Main
Old Town Cottonwood
Fall Member Event - Wine Tasting and League Talk in Cottonwood!. Winemaker John Scarbrough and Cottonwood Economic Development Director Casey Rooney will give talks on the wine industry and local economic development. We will also catch up on League developments statewide. Cost is $10 and RSVP to lwvsvv@yahoo.com by November 10th. All members and others interested in the League are encouraged to attend. See you there!
Thursday, December 12, 2013
2:00 pm
Yavapai County Building
10 South 6th Street
Cottonwood, AZ
Regular Meeting of the LWVGVV Board of Directors. The next meeting of the LWVGVV Board will take place on Thursday, December 12th. All League members are invited and encouraged to attend Board meetings. You will learn more about the League and its activities. Contact Ellie Bauer if you have questions or need directions.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
8:00 am
Jewish Community Center of Sedona and the Verde Valley
100 Meadowlark Drive
Sedona, AZ
Breakfast Forum on Immigration Reform. A panel of experts, moderated by Barbara Litrell, will speak about the current status of immigration reform in the United States. Breakfast is included in the $12.00 fee. RSVP to breakfast@democratsoftheredrocks.org or by phone to 203-5858.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
3:30 pm
Yavapai County Building
10 S. 6th Street
Cottonwood, Az
Member Meeting on Financing Arizona and Sedona Community Plan. The winter membership meeting of the League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley will take place in Cottonwood on Thursday, January 23rd, at 3:30 pm. All members are encouraged to attend this informative program. There will be talks by local officials on municipal financing and a presentation on the Sedona Community Plan. Please join us.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
11:30am-4:00pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 S. 6th St
Cottonwood, AZ
Forum on Agriculture in the Verde Valley. The Verde Valley Agricultural Coalition will be holding its annual forum on Tuesday, January 28th. Its topic is "Creating a Food Hub: A Community Call to Action". There will be speakers and breakout sessions. For more information and to register, visit the website of the Verde Valley Regional Economic Organization (http://www.vvreo.com). See a Flyer on this event
Friday, February 21, 2014
9:00am-11:00am
Olde Sedona Bar and Grill
1405 W. SR89A
Sedona
League 94th Anniversary Celebration. We will enjoy breakfast and a panel discussion with Cottonwood Mayor Diane Joens, Jerome Mayor Nikki Check, Sedona City Councilor Barbara Litrell, and Camp Verde Town Councilor Jessie Jones. They will talk about their experiences in serving as elected officials. The public is invited. To sign up, send a check for $14.00 to LWV Greater Verde Valley, POB 966, Sedona, AZ 86339. No later than February 17th, please.
Friday, February 21, 2014
11:00 a.m.
Olde Sedona Bar and Grill
Sedona
Regular Meeting of the LWVGVV Board. The February board meeting will be held following the Anniversary Brunch at the Olde Sedona Bar and Grill. Members are welcome and encouraged to attend all board meetings. This is the best way to get to know the league and all that it offers.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
7:00-8:30pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 S. 6th St
Cottonwood, AZ
Community Forum on Yavapai College 10-year Master Plan. Yavapai College Vice President Clint Ewell and Board of Governors member Herald Harrington will do a presentation on the Master Plan, how it will paid for, and the timeframe for projects. They will respond to written questions from the audience. The public is encouraged to attend this important meeting.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
7:00-8:30pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
Sedona, AZ
Community Forum on Yavapai College 10-year Master Plan. This is a repeat presentation of the 6 March forum in Cottonwood. Members of the public in the Sedona area and all of the Verde Valley are encouraged to attend.
Saturday, March 29, 2014-Sunday, March 30, 2014
10:00 am-6pm
Downtown Camp Verde Camp Verde Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival. Join us at Camp Verde's annual spring festival, which this year will bring together the wine and pecan festival, archaeological and heritage month events, and the Verde River Runoff canoe and kayak race. For more information, visit +http://www.visitcampverde.com
Saturday, April 12, 2014
10:00am-1:00pm
Mystic Hills Clubhouse
108 E. Mallard DR
Sedona, AZ
(East side of SR 179 between Poco Diablo and Chapel Road)
Member Meeting - Discussion/Consensus on LWVUS Agriculture Study. We encourage all members to attend this meeting to hear about and discuss such important agricultural issues as the economic health of the agricultural sector, animal management, agricultural R&D, food safety, and food labeling.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
2:00pm
Yavapai County Building
10 South 6th St
Cottonwood, AZ
Meeting of the LWVGVV Board of Directors. Regular meeting of the board of directors. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Others who are interested in learning more about the League and might like to join us are also invited; contact President@lwvverdevalley.com for details.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
9:30am
LWVAZ Offices
Phoenix, AZ
League of Women Voters of Arizona Council Meeting. This year's council will focus on training in advocacy and voter education. Members wishing to attend should contact LWVAZ President Robyn Prud'homme-Bauer or LWVSVV President Ellie Bauer.
Friday, May 30, 2014
10:00am-12:00 pm
Jerona Java Cafe
677 E. Mingus Ave
Cottonwood, AZ
League Annual Meeting: Brunch, Speaker, Elections. This is our big business meeting of the year; we elect officers, set our budget, decide on issues to focus on for the upcoming year, eat, and socialize. Plus, Keep Sedona Beautiful President Tom O'Halleran will be our speaker.

Members, family, and friends are invited and the event is open to the public. The cost is $15.00; please be sure to RSVP to Ruth Kiessel (RAKiessel@msn.com) or by e-mail to lwvgvv@gmail.com.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
5-6pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 South Sixth St.
Get Out the Vote Rally. Our League has teamed up with SpeakOut Arizona to have a Get Out the Vote Rally; we will have Get Out The Vote materials for you to share with organizations you represent as well as your family and friends. Be there!
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
7-9pm
Jewish Community Center
100 Meadowlark DR
Sedona
Candidate Forum for Sedona City Council Primary Election. Council Candidates Angela LeFevre, Jon "J.T." Thompson, Ronald Budnick, Rio Robson, Scott Jablow, Robert O'Donnell, Jerry Frey, and Tom Lamkin have been invited to discuss the issues facing the City of Sedona. As always, this League of Women voters forum is nonpartisan, free, and open to the public. We will be trying out a new forum format that will allow candidates to have direct discussions with forum attendees along with the traditional opeining and closing statements.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
7-8:30pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
Sedona
Forum for Sedona Mayoral Candidates. Sedona mayoral candidates,Cliff Hamilton and Sandy Moriarty will discuss the issues facing Sedona and talk about what they see as the role of the mayor in Sedona and the region. The forum is nonpartisan, free, and open to the public. Please attend to be better informed in choosing the next mayor of Sedona.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
6:30-9:00pm
Lawrence Memorial "Spook" Hall
260 Hull Ave
Jerome
Candidate Forum for Jerome Town Council. The Jerome Chamber of Commerce and League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley are co-hosting this forum for the August 26 Jerome Town Council election. With eleven candidates in the race, this forum will give voters an opportunity to hear the candidates speak to the issues that are important to their communities and to ask them questions that are important to you, the voter.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
6:00pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
Screening and Discussion of HBO Film "Iron-Jawed Angels". The League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley and Speak Out Arizona are presenting this acclaimed film that chronicles the struggle for women's suffrage in the U.S. It is free and open to the public. Contact Barbara Litrell at 649-0135 or blitrell@aol.com to reserve a seat.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
 
Yavapai County Voting Centers
Coconino County Polling Places
By Early or Mail in Ballot
Primary Election. Municipal Elections in Jerome, Clarkdale, and Sedona as well as statewide offices, state legislative, and U.S. Congressional elections.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
 
Watch for Voter Registration Locations National Voter Registration Day. Be sure that your voter registration is up to date, urge your friends to do the same, and volunteer when asked to help at a voter registration event. Call your County Recorder to register or to check your voter registration status.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 South 6th Street
(near corner of Mingus and So. 6th)
Cottonwood, AZ
Forum on Proposed Increase in Yavapai County Jail Sales Tax. Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher and County Administrator Phil Bourdon will speak about the need for the proposed tax increase; the issue of mental health and the jail system will also be addressed. Come and ask your questions about these important matters.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
2:00-4:00pm
Yavapai County Offices
Second Floor Meeting Room
10 South 6th St.
Cottonwood, AZ
Regular Meeting of LWVGVV Board -- NEW DATE AND TIME. The LWVGVV Board of Directors will meet on the fourth Thursday of October (instead of third Thursday) and the meeting will begin at 2:00pm. All members are encouraged to attend these meetings and learn more about what is going on in the League.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
 
Polling Places and early voting by mail. General Elections. General Elections and run-offs where needed; ballot issues.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
3:00-5:00pm
Red Rock Ranger Station
State Route 179
South of
Village of Oak Creek
Sedona, AZ
Post-Election Discussion and Tour of Ranger Station. League members and guests are invited to a post-election social and meeting at the Red Rock Ranger Station. We'll have a tour of the new exhibits, talk about the election, and introduce this year's program on federal lands in the greater Verde Valley region. Please RSVP to lwvgvv@gmail.com.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
2:00pm
Yavapai County Building
10 South Sixth St
Cottonwood, AZ
LWVGVV Board Meeting. Board meetings normally take place in Cottonwood on the third Thursday of the month. All members are welcome to attend and find out what is going on in the League. Call Ellie Bauer to confirm date and time.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
9:30am-noon
Olde Sedona Restaurant
1405 S.R. 89A
Sedona, AZ
League Anniversary Luncheon. We will be celebrating the 95th anniversary of the League of Women Voters on February 7th with brunch and three distinguished speakers -- Supervisors Chip Davis and Tom Thurman of Yavapai County and Supervisor Matt Ryan of Coconino. Their topic will be county issues affecting the Verde Valley, with a focus on the future. The public is welcome and League members are encouraged to bring along friends and family. Please RSVP your attendance to LWVGVV@gmail.com.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
6:30-8:00pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
Sedona, AZ 86336
Presentation on "Human Trafficking: Taking Action in Arizona". Guest speakers will be Arizona House of Representative Victoria Steele and Charles A. Fitzgerald, of the Governor's Office of Faith and Community Partnerships. The event is free and open to all; refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
12:30-2:00pm
Room 34 Sedona Center
Yavapai College
4215 Arts Village DR

(Just north of S.R. 89A on Cultural Park Place, across the highway from Sedona Red Rock High School)
Lunch and Learn Talk and Discussion of Federal Lands in our Region. Forest Service Officials will describe the role of Federal Lands and how they are managed; ask questions and join in a discussion of current concerns and issues, such as how Federal lands affect our communities. Bring your lunch or enjoy a light snack at 12:30; the presentation begins at 1:00.
Friday, May 15, 2015-Saturday, May 16, 2015
 
Yavapai College
Verde Valley Campus
Clarkdale, AZ
Verde Valley League to Host State League Convention in May. The League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley will be hosting the State League Convention this year. We look forward to welcoming League members from around the state.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
10:00am-noon
Olde Sedona Grill
1405 West Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ
Annual Meeting of the Membership. We urge all members to attend this important meeting where they will have the opportunity to discuss League priorities, elect new officers, and set the budget. Brunch will be served as well, and our speaker will be Andrea Houchard of NAU, speaking on voter engagement. You may invite friends and family. The cost is $15. Sign up by emailing lwvgvv@gmail.com.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
4-6pm
Vino di Sedona
2575 S.R 89A
Sedona, AZ 86336
Happy Hour Celebration. Join us for a "WOMAN VotePower" celebration! The LWV Greater Verde Valley invites all members of our community to celebrate our democracy, our citizenship, our right to vote. We will hear from local voices Barbara Mayer, Poet; Teri Bays, singer; and Elizabeth Oakes, Author.

Please RSVP Barbara Litrell 649-0135 or blitrell@aol.com

View flyer

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
5:30-8:00pm
Yavapai College
4215 Arts Village Dr. Room 34
Sedona
Conversation on the Constitution. In partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, we'll be discussing the use of an Article V Convention to accomplish amendments to the Constitution. Free and open to the public. You are sure to learn something!
Thursday, September 17, 2015-Tuesday, September 22, 2015
 
Throughout the Verde Valley Voter Registration Bonanza Weekend. Celebrating Democracy in America! National Voter Registration Day is Sept 22, but it has grown into National Voter Registration Bonanza Weekend in the Verde Valley!

This will be an opportunity for people not registered to do so, for those who need to change their name or address info to do so, and for all others to VOLUNTEER TO HELP! Please contact Barbara at blitrell@aol.com if you can.

Friday, September 25, 2015
12:00pm-5pm
  Mental Health Summit. "Mental Health Summit: The State of Mental Illness in the Verde Valley". In partnership with the Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley. Noon - 5PM. RSVP 649-0135
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
10:00 to noon
Poco Diablo Resort
Sedona
Program on Human Trafficking.. "Bought and Sold: Modern Day Slavery" -- a special program on Human Trafficking presented by The Sedona Women. The speaker will be Cindy McCain. The problem of Human Trafficking is a priority issue for the League of Women Voters.
Monday, November 2, 2015
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Sedona New Member Orientation and Membership Meeting. We are inviting our new members, as well as current members and people interested in knowing more about the League, to attend our Fall orientation meeting. Please call 928-649-0135 to RSVP and for directions to the meeting.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
6:30-8:30 pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Rd
Sedona, AZ
Constitutional Amendment Boot Camp. The League of Women Voters of Greater Verde Valley and the People's Convention will present a lively and entertaining exploration into proposals to strengthen our democratic process by amending the U.S. Constitution.

This is a free event and open to the public.

For more information on this event and/or to reserve a seat, email us at lwvgvv@gmail.com.

Saturday, January 16, 2016
1:00-3:00pm
Sedona, AZ LWVGVV Political Book Club. Discussion of "The Selfie Vote - Where the Millenials are Leading America." RSVP Barbara Litrell, blitrell@aol.com.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
2:00-4:00pm
Yavapai County Offices
10 South 6th St
Cottonwood
LWVGVV Board Meeting. Monthly meeting of the board; members are welcome to attend.
Monday, January 25, 2016
9-10:30am
Yavapai College, Sedona Campus
S.R. 89A and Cultural Park Road
Room 34
First of Ten Meetings on Critical Elections Issues for 2016. The Greater Verde Valley League of Women Voters is partnering with Yavapai College's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute to host ASU Professor Emeritus David Berman, Ph.D., who will speak on the topic "Hidden Contributors to Political Campaigns: Is Democracy at Risk? A free event and open to all.

See Flyer

Monday, January 25, 2016
12:00-1:30pm
Yavapai College Clarkdale Campus
601 W. Black Hills Drive
Clarkdale
First of Ten Meetings on Critical Elections Issues for 2016. The morning meeting on "Hidden Contributors to Political Campaigns" will be repeated in the afternoon at the Clarkdale campus.

See Flyer

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
 
By Mail or by drop-off at:
Camp Verde Town Hall,
County Admin Bldg Cottonwood,
County Admin Bldg Prescott
Special Recall Election in Camp Verde. The ballot states the grounds presented by petition for recall of the Vice Mayor and asks voters to vote for one of two candidates -- Current Vice Mayor Bruce George or Camp Verde Resident Leah Robbins. Write-ins allowed. For more details, see the Elections page on this website.
Monday, March 21, 2016
12:00-1:30pm
Yavapai College
Clarkdale Campus Room G106
"Prison Crisis: Why is Arizona in the Top 10 States in Incarceration?". A repeat of the morning session that took place at the Sedona center the same day. The series on "Critical Arizona Election Issues" is being presented once a month throughout the election season.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
6am-7pm
By mail and at consolidated polling places; check at http://www.azsos.gov for polling place information. Arizona Presidential Preference Election. See important details regarding this election on the "Elections" page of this website.

If you are mailing your ballot, please do so by March 17th; otherwise, take it to your polling place on election day.

Monday, April 18, 2016
9-10:30am
Morning Session
Yavapai College
Sedona Center Room 34


Afternoon Session
Yavapai College
Clarkdale Room G106
Critical Arizona Election Issues 2016: The Controversy over Control of Federal Lands in the West. Land transfer or land grab? This is the fourth in our voter education series on critical Arizona election issues for 2016. Susan Culp has over 17 years of experience in natural resource management issues in the Intermountain West. She will discuss the transfer of federal public lands to the states and will explore the history of the issue, the constitutional case being made by those in favor and those against such transfers, and the competing views about the role and purpose of public lands.

THIS PROGRAM, CO-SPONSORED BY THE OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE, IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. IT WILL BE REPEATED AT THE CLARKDALE CAMPUS OF YAVAPAI COLLEGE FROM NOON-1:30 ON THE SAME DAY.

Thursday, April 21, 2016
2-4:00pm
Yavapai County Offices
Cottonwood
Monthly Meeting of Board of Directors. The LWVGVV Board generally meets on the third Thursday of the month in Cottonwood. All members are welcome to attend board meetings. Call Barbara Litrell for directions and to make sure the schedule has not changed.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
1:00-3:00pm
Sedona Book Club. The LWVGVV Political Book Club will continue its discussion of Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the 21st Century." Members interested in joining the club should call Barbara Litrell for more information.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
11:30am-1:00pm
Yavapai College Sedona
Room 23
4215 Arts Village Drive
Discussion of Prop 123, Arizona Education Finance Amendment. Proposition 123 is a legislatively referred amendment to the Arizona Constitution which would increase funding for public schools for 10 years, mostly by increasing withdrawals from Arizona's land trust. The provisions and mechanisms of this law are complicated, and have become controversial. The speaker and discussion leader is Matthew Goodwin,who is a senior lecturer at NAU and is affiliated with the Philosophy in the Public Interest program there.

The vote on this amendment will take place on Tuesday, May 17th; mail-in ballots have already gone out, so time is of the essence.

Please join us! It's free and open to all.

Saturday, May 14, 2016
1:30-2:30pm
Sedona LWVGVV Political Book Club. We'll wrap up our discussion of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century; it's been quite a journey. For June, we plan to read Jay Newton-Small's "Broad Influence," about how the women of the Senate came together during the government shutdown to help move Congress forward. Let Barbara Litrell know if you would like to participate in the book club. League Members only, please.
Monday, May 16, 2016
9:00-10:30pm
Sedona Campus, Yavapai College (morning session)

Clarkdale Campus, Yavapai College (afernoon session)
Critical Arizona Election Issues for 2016: Legalization of Recreational Marijuana. The fifth in our voter education series will address "The Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in Arizona." Our speaker will be Merilee Fowler of MATFORCE and Community Counts.

This program, co-sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
6am-7pm
By mail or at your polling place. Special Election on Education Financing, Public Pensions. In this election, voters will approve or not approve Proposition 123, which amends Arizona's school financing, and Proposition 124, which changes certain aspects of Arizona's public employee pension benefits system.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
2:00-3:30pm
Yavapai County Offices
10 S. Sixth St
Cottonwood
Board Meeting. Regular meeting of the LWVGVV Board. All members are invited and encouraged to attend board meetings.
Friday, July 1, 2016-Friday, July 29, 2016
 
Various locations in the cities and towns of the Verde Valley Voter Registration Campaign Continues. Our voter registration campaign leading up to the August 30 primary election continues.
Monday, July 11, 2016
5:00-7:00pm
Sedona New Member and Prospective Member Orientation Meeting. This meeting is for all new, present, and prospective League members who would like to learn more about the mission and activities of the League of Women Voters. Following a brief presentation, we'll have an open discussion and questions on issues of interest to participants. A light meal will be provided. Please contact League President Barbara Litrell if you would like to attend (blitrelll@aol.com or 629-0135).
Saturday, July 16, 2016
9:30am-4:00pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 South 6th Street
Forum Day - CD 1, County Supervisor, Constable. Congressional District 1 9:30 - 11:00am

County Supervisor District 3 1:00 - 3:30 pm

Constable Verde Valley - Republican 3:45 - 4:00pm

Saturday, July 16, 2016
9:30am-4:00pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 South 6th Street
Forum Day - CD 1, County Supervisor, Constable. Congressional District 1 9:30 - 11:00am

County Supervisor District 3 1:00 - 3:30 pm

Constable Verde Valley - Republican 3:45 - 4:00pm

Monday, July 18, 2016
9-10:30am
Yavapai College
Sedona Campus
Voter Education Program: The Second Amendment: A Citizens' Army or Armed Citizens?. This will be the seventh of our series on Critical Arizona Issues for 2016 -- presented in collaboration with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. The featured speaker will be Larry Gould, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Criminology and Criminal Justice, NAU.
Monday, July 18, 2016
noon-1:30pm
Yavapai College
Clarkdale Campus
Voter Education Program: "The Second Amendment". This is a repeat presentation of the morning program in Sedona.
Monday, July 18, 2016
6:00-8:00pm
The Collective Sedona Vista Room
7000 SR179
Village of Oak Creek
County Supervisor's Forum - District 3 Republican.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
6:30-8:30pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
Candidate Forum, Sedona City Council. Candidates for the Sedona City Council will respond to your questions; open to all.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
6:00-8:45 pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 S. 6th Street
Candidate Forum Cottonwood Mayor and City Council. Council Forum 6:00-7:30pm Mayor Forum 7:45pm

Candidates will respond to questions from the public. Free and open to all.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
2:00-3:30pm
Yavapai County Offices
10 S. Sixth St
Cottonwood
Regular Meeting of the LWVGVV Board of Directors. Board meetings are open to the membership; call Barbara Litrell for details if you would like to attend.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
11:00am-1:00pm
Yavapai Apache Nation Administration Bldg
2500 W. Datsi St
Camp Verde
Yavapai Apache Nation Forum.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
1:00-2:00pm
Verde Valley TV
(In-studio taped programs)
Camp Verde and Clarkdale Ballot Issues. Clarkdale: Approval of an adjustment to the Permanent Base budget;

Camp Verde: Approval of the 2016 General Plan

Thursday, July 28, 2016
6:00-8:45pm
The Phillip England Theater at Camp Verde Unified School District
280 Camp Lincoln Road, Camp Verde
Camp Verde Mayor and Council Forum. Come to see and hear the council candidates from 6:00-7:30pm and the mayoral candidates from 7:45-8:45pm. Know your candidates before you cast your ballots. Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
6:30pm
Clarkdale Discussion of Media and Politics. LEAGUE MEMBERS AND FRIENDS- Have FUN and Discuss "The Role of Media in Today's Political Climate." We'll enjoy some refreshments, view a short film, and then discuss the role of media in today's political climate - the good, the bad, the ugly! At the home of past LWVGVV president Ellie Bauer. Call Ellie or contact Barbara Litrell (blitrell@aol.com) for info and directions.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
12:30-2:00pm
Sedona Campus Yavapai College
Room 34
Candidate Forum for Sedona City Council Primary Election. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley are sponsoring this candidate forum. Everyone is invited and there is no need to RSVP.
Saturday, August 13, 2016
 
Sedona Book Club Meeting. The Book Club is reading and will discuss Elizabeth Warren's "A Fighting Chance." Contact Barbara Litrell if you are interested in participating. (League members only, please.)
Monday, August 15, 2016-Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Various
Sedona Voting Rights Film Festival. Experience some of the history of voting rights via the films "Iron Jawed Angels," "Recount," and "Selma." For details and a flyer, see our "Upcoming Events" page.
Monday, August 15, 2016
9-10:30am
Yavapai College, Sedona Center Voter Education Program on Water Issues. The speaker will be Clarkdale Mayor Doug von Gausig, who will speak on The Future of Water in the Verde Valley." The public is encouraged attend. Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Monday, August 15, 2016
noon-1:30pm
Yavapai College, Clarkdale Campus Voter Education Program on Water Issues. This is a repeat presentation of the morning critical issues program.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
4:00-6.00pm
Vino di Sedona
West Sedona
Celebration of Women Suffragettes and Winning the Right to Vote. A festive social event to celebrate the importance of our voting rights and the importance of exercising these rights.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
6am-7pm
By mail or at your polling place Arizona Primary Elections. National, State, County, and Municipal Primary Elections.
September 2016-10/16
 
  Three Week Series: What's on the Ballot?.
Saturday, September 10, 2016-Monday, October 10, 2016
 
Various locations in the cities, towns and high schools of the Verde Valley Voter Registration Campaign Including High Schools. Our last registration campaign leading up to the November 8th General Election.
Monday, September 12, 2016
5:00-7:00pm
Barbara Litrell's Home in Sedona New Member/Prospective Member Gathering. Join us on September 12th for a pizza/salad supper and League orientation. Current members are encouraged to attend as well. Learn about upcoming programs and meet League officers and members. RSVP to Barbara at 639-0135 or blitrell@aol.com.
Monday, September 19, 2016
9-10:30am
Yavapai College
Sedona Campus
Voter Education Program. The tenth in our series of Critical Arizona Elections Issues 2016 -- The Working Poor and Minimum Wage. This talk will address the issues associated with Arizona Prop. 206 on the November ballot. Come to learn, ask questions, express your views. Free and open to the public.
Monday, September 19, 2016
noon-1:30pm
Yavapai College
Clarkdale Campus
Voter Education Program. This will be a repeat of the morning program in Sedona.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016-Tuesday, November 1, 2016
10:45am
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Yavapai College, Sedona Campus
Six Week Course on "The Informed Voter". Participants will learn about, examine, and discuss the offices up for election in 2016; the initiatives and ballot propositions to be voted on; and how the State Legislature works. Register with OLLI to participate.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6:30-8:30pm
Jewish Community Center SVV
100 Meadowlark Drive
Sedona
Candidate Forum for Sedona-Oak Creek School District. The SOCSD has a contested election for the School Board this year. This forum and a follow-on forum on October 5th will give voters the opportunity to hear, see, and question the candidates. Free and open to the public -- please attend if you can.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
5:00-6:00pm
Vino di Sedona
2575 SR 89A
Sedona
"What's on the Ballot?" Discussion. First in a series of discussions on General Election ballot issues and elected offices we will be voting on in November. This, the first meeting, will be an overview of what will be on those ballots. No reservations needed; contact blitrell@aol.com or 649-0145 for info.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
12:30-2:00pm
Yavapai College, Sedona Center
4215 Arts Village Drive
Sedona
Candidate Forum for Sedona-Oak Creek School District. The SOCSD has a contested election for the School Board this year. This program will provide voters with the opportunity to see, hear, and question the candidates before going to the polls. Please attend if you can.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
5:00-6:00pm
Vino de Sedona
2575 SR 89A
Sedona
"What's on the Ballot?" Discussion. Discussion of the propositions that will appear on this year's General Election ballot.
Monday, October 10, 2016
11:pm
http://www.serviceaz.com
or
your County Recorders office
Last Day to Register for General Election. October 10th is the last day to register to vote in the November 8th General Election.
Monday, October 10, 2016
7:00 pm
Yavapai College Sedona
4215 Cultural Arts Village Drive
Room 34
Sedona, AZ
Join us for Live Showing of the Kirkpatrick-McCain Debate. Join us to watch the only live debate between Arizona's U. S. Senatorial candidates on the big screen at Yavapai College Sedona on Monday at 7:00pm. The OLLI Lifelong Learning Institute and the LWV Verde Valley are hosting this event; there will be refreshments and very likely a lively discussion afterward!
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
10:00-noon
Sedona Creative Life Center Sedona Women's Civics Challenge. A quiz show on politics and elections at the national, state, and municipal level - to take place with The Sedona Women at their October meeting. The audience can play along; it will be fun. All are welcome. Presented in cooperation with the OLLI Lifelong Learning Center and the LWVGVV.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
5:00-6:00pm
Vino de Sedona
2575 SR 89A
Sedona
What's on the Ballot?. Discussion of the local election decisions to be made in this year's General Election.
Monday, October 17, 2016
9:00-10:30an
Yavapai College, Sedona (9:00-10:30am) Voter Education Program - Women's Rights in Arizona. Frances Julia Riemer, PhD, who taught in the women's study program at NAU, will be speaking on "Women's Rights in Arizona - History, Legislation, Threats and Opportunities."
Monday, October 17, 2016
12:00-1:30pm
Yavapai College Clarkdale
Room G106
Voter Education Program - Women's Rights in Arizona. This is a repeat of the morning's meeting in Sedona on the same day. (see above)
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
4:00pm and 7:00pm
MaryFisher Theatre
Sedona
Film Festival and LWV Present "Equal Means Equal" at Mary Fisher Theatre. See this award winning film, "EQUAL MEANS EQUAL", the definitive documentary on the status of women in America. Patrick Schweiss is partnering with the League to show it on Tuesday October 18, 4:00 and 7:00 PM. Tickets are available online at http://www.sedonafilmfestival.org/Calendar.asp?View=EVENT&EventID=1343&Date=10/18/2016&SectionID=-1 + or at the Mary Fisher box office.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
2:00pm
Yavapai County Building
Cottonwood AZ
Regular Meeting of the LWVGVV Board. Members are welcome to attend the LWVGVV Board Meetings to learn more about how we operate and what's going on. Check with Barbara in case the date/time/place are changed.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
5:00-6:00pm
Vino di Sedona
2575 SR 89A
Sedona, AZ
"What's on the Ballot?" Discussion. At this meeting we will be discussing State Election Decisions to be made on this year's ballot.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
5:00-6:00pm
Vino di Sedona
2575 SR 89A
Sedona
"What's on the Ballot?" Discussion. National Election Decisions will be the topic of this day's discussion.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
1:00-3:00pm
Barbara's Home in Sedona
call 928-649-0135
LWVGVV Political Book Club. The book club has selected "The Betrayal of the American Dream" for the October selection in preparation for our November 17 luncheon with the author, James Steele. Members should feel free to read the book (Amazon or the library) and join us for the discussion.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
5:00-6:00pm
Vino di Sedona
2575 SR 89A
Sedona
"What's on the Ballot?" Discussion. Review of key issues, get ready to vote!
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
6am-7pm
By mail or at your polling place. General Elections. National, State, County, and Municipal elections plus ballot propositions.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
11:30am
Elks Club Sedona Lunch with a Speaker - "The Election is Over, Now What?: Politics and Policy Going Forward. Save the date for this very special luncheon and a talk by James Steele, author of "The Betrayal of the American Dream." RSVP is necessary; contact Barbara Litrell at 928-649-0135 or blitrell@aol.com to reserve your space.
Monday, November 21, 2016
 
  Member Program on League Positions. League members will gather at a private home to talk about how the League of Women Voters studies issues and adopts positions through the process of consensus.
Saturday, December 3, 2016
1:00-3:00pm
Sedona Book Club Meeting. The Book Club will be discussing Shannon O'Neil's "Two Nations Indivisible," which is about the U.S. and Mexico. Please RSVP to Barbara if you would like to attend.
Saturday, December 17, 2016
1:00-3:00pm
Sedona Book Club Meeting. The Book Club will be discussing Vincent Bzdek's "Woman of the House," a biography of Nancy Pelosi. Please RSVP to Barbara Litrell if you would like to attend the meeting and/or join the book club.
Monday, December 19, 2016
4:00-6:00pm
Vino di Sedona
2575 W.89A
Holiday Gathering. The League of Women Voters will celebrate the holidays and also the end of a blockbuster year of elections at all levels. Members and friends are welcome to join us. Just RSVP to Barbara Litrell (blitrell@aol.com).
Saturday, January 7, 2017
9:00am-4:00pm
ASU New College West
Glendale
LWVAZ Voters' Rights Summit. This is a very important all-day program on making the ballot box more accessible for everyone eligible to vote. There will be discussions of ways to improve the voting process in Arizona through legislative or administrative action. League members are encouraged to attend. Please contact Robyn Prud'homme-Bauer at rcpbauer@gmail.com if you would like to attend. Carpools will be arranged.
Monday, January 9, 2017
5:00-7:00pm
Sedona New Member Meeting. An opportunity for new members to learn about the League and all upcoming programs and discuss the issues that matter most to them. Light supper. Please RSVP to 649-0135 or blitrell@aol.com
Monday, January 16, 2017
12:30-2:00pm
Sedona Fire Station #1
2860 Southwest Drive
Sedona
Voter Education Program on Voters' Rights Summit. This year, we plan to have a Voter Education Program on the third Monday of every month. This month's subject is "A Report from the Voters' Rights Summit", which took place in Glendale on January 7th and attracted more than 300 attendees from groups and organizations around the state. Be sure not to miss this one!
Monday, January 16, 2017
7:00pm
Mary D. Fisher Theatre
2930 W. SR 89A
Sedona
Documentary Film on Incarceration to be Shown on Martin Luther King Day. The League of Women Voters is one of four organizations that are sponsoring the Sedona International Film Festival presentation of the documentary film "13th"; the film deals with the 13th Amendment, slavery, and incarceration. There will be a community conversation following the film. "13" has been shortlisted for an Academy Award. Tickets are only $5.00 and are selling quickly. For info and tickets, contact http://www.SedonaFilmFestival.org.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
1:00-3:00pm
45 Birch Boulevard
West Sedona
Women's March in Sedona. The League of Women Voters of the United States will be participating in the Women's March on Washington, and is encouraging local leagues to participate in local marches.

The Women's March Sedona will take place 1-3PM, gathering at 45 Birch Blvd, West Sedona

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
10:45am-12:15pm
Sedona Campus
Yavapai College
OLLI Class - "Healing the Heart of Democracy". Based on the book of the same name, written by Parker Palmer, this course will explore the questions of what does citizenship mean, what does democracy entail, what is the state of our union following a bruising election, and what do we mean by "habits of the heart." The course will run on Tuesdays from January 24th to February 28th. To register, call 928-649-4275 or 928-649-5550. OLLI fees apply.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
8:30-10:00am
Sedona Community Center
2615 Melody Lane
Monthly Membership Meeting. The first of our monthly membership meetings for the year. These meetings will take place on the fourth Thursday each month and will rotate between Sedona and Cottonwood. A chance to talk politics, community issues, and what's going on in the Leagues at local, state, and national levels. ALL MEMBERS PLEASE JOIN US IF YOU CAN!
Saturday, January 28, 2017
1:00-3:00pm
A Member's Home Political Book Club. The Book Club meets monthly to discuss a book of interest determined by the group. The current book is "Strangers in a Strange Land," by Arlie Russell Hochschild. It explores why people vote against their own best interests. Call 649-0135 if you would like to read the book and attend.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
6:00-7:30pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
Philosophy and Politics: Discussion of the Role of Government. The first of six discussions we will have this year about philosophy and politics; 1st Thursday of each month. League member Andrea Houchard, Ph.D., will lead a discussion on "The Goodness of Government -- A Justification for the State." Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
11:30am-1:00pm
Elks Lodge
110 Airport Road
Sedona, AZ
Annual Luncheon to Celebrate the Anniversary of the League of Women Voters. League members, friends, public officials, and the public at large are invited to this annual luncheon to celebrate the League. Anne Schneider, a League member and retired professor of Political Science, will be our speaker. She will talk about the "10 Most Effective Actions you Can Take Today."

RSVP required - to blitrell@aol.com - $22.00 per person.

Thursday, February 16, 2017
2:00-3:30pm
Yavapai County Offices
10 S. 6th St
Cottonwood
Monthly Board Meeting. Regular meeting of the LWVGVV Board. Members are welcome to attend. Contact B. Litrell to make sure day/time have not changed.
Monday, February 20, 2017
12:30-2:00pm
Yavapai College Sedona Campus
4215 Arts Village Drive
(across 89A from Sedona Red Rock High School)
Voter Education Program: "National Popular Vote Compact Explained". NPV advocate Constantin Querard will explain how a compact among states could be used to ensure the popular election of the President without having to abolish the Electoral College through a constitutional amendment. It's a little complicated, but something you need to know about if you are interested in this issue. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
8:30-10:00am
Yavapai County Offices
10 S. 6th St
2nd Floor, Verde Room
Cottonwood
League Membership Meeting. Our monthly membership meetings provide an opportunity for members to come together and talk politics, community issues, and hear about what's going on with the League of Women Voters nationally, statewide, and locally.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
1:00-3:00
Home of a member
Sedona
Political Book Club. The book for February is "Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World" by Linda Hirshman. A multiple award winner. League members please contact Barbara (blitrell@aol.com) if you are interested in participating.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:30-8:00pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Road
" This I Believe: Exploring the Roots of Political Opinions". Differing opinions about public affairs are inevitable and potentially healthy in a democracy. But these days, our differences are perilously wide. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and the League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley are bringing together a panel of respected individuals who differ in their political views. They will talk about how these came to be and attempt to discover how Americans can come together to solve some of today's problems.
Sunday, March 12, 2017
9:30am-noon
Posse Grounds Recreation Center
Sedona
Forum on Immigrant Rights. The League of Women Voters and Keeping Sedona Together are hosting a special forum,"Community Coming Together to Understand and Support Immigrant Rights." Immigration lawyer Margo Cowan will speak.
Monday, March 13, 2017
5:00-7:00pm
Sedona Gathering for New and Prospective Members. This meeting will give new members and others who may be interested in joining the League an opportunity to learn more about our organization and upcoming events. All will be able to talk about the issues of most importance to them. Casual setting - light supper included. RSVP to blitrell@aol.com or call 649-0135.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
2:00-3:30pm
Yavapai County Office Building
10 S. 6th St
Cottonwood
Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. The Board will be meeting for discussion and planning. All members are invited to attend board meetings; please let Barbara know if you are coming in case date/time need to be adjusted.
Monday, March 20, 2017
12:30-2:00pm
Sedona Community Center
2615 Melody Lane
Sedona
Voter Education Program on "Medical Aid in Dying". Should a mentally capable adult diagnosed with a terminal illness which would result in death within 6 months be able to legally request a prescription for a life-ending medication to be self-administered when and if suffering becomes unbearable? Leesa Stevens, Northern Arizona contact for Compassion & Choices Arizona, will be the featured speaker. The program is free and open to the public.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
8:30-10:00am
Sedona Community Center
2615 Melody Lane
Sedona
Monthly Membership Meeting. Our monthly membership meetings provide an opportunity for members to come together and talk about politics and community issues; also a roundup of League activities at the local, state, and national levels. A great time to get to know your fellow League members.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
1:00-3:00pm
A member's home Political Book Club. The March selection is "Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right" by Jane Mayer. Members who are interested in joining the book club and/or reading and discussing this book should email (blitrell@aol.com) or call (649-0135) for details and location.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
6:00-7:30pm
Yavapai College Sedona Campus
4215 Arts Village Drive
Philosophy and Politics: "Wealth and Inequality". Blair Henry will be presenting "Wealth and Inequality" in the second meeting of this series which discusses political issues from a philosophical point of view.
Monday, April 17, 2017
12:30-2:00pm
Yavapai College, Sedona Voter Ed Program on Arizona's 2017 Legislative Session. Don't miss this presentation, "Report from the 53rd AZ Legislative Session", by Rivko Knox of the Metro Phoenix League of Women Voters. This busy session addressed many of the issues central to League interests.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
3:00-4:15pm
Yavapai County Building
10 S. Sixth St.
Cottonwood
Meeting of the LWVGVV Board. Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors. The Board will be meeting for discussion and planning. All members are invited to attend board meetings; please let Barbara know if you are coming in case date/time need to be adjusted.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
8:30-10:00am
Yavapai County Office Building
10 S. 6th Street
Cottonwood
Membership Gathering - "Let's Talk Politics". Each person will have a chance to say what topic is on their mind and everyone gets a chance to weigh in. Board member Pat Corrington will moderate.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
2:00-3:30pm
Yavapai County Building
10 S. 6th St
Cottonwood
LWVGVV Board Meeting. Regular meeting of the Board. All members are welcome to attend. Just let League President Barbara Litrell know in case there are any changes of time or location.
Monday, June 19, 2017
12:30-2:00pm
Yavapai College Sedona
4215 Arts Village Drive
Voter Education Program: "Understanding the #1 Issue in Arizona - Funding Education". Rosemary Agnessens is a former Yavapai County public school principal and education advocate. She works to educate parents and community members about the serious funding needs of our public education system. Free and open to the public; bring your lunch if you like.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
8:30-10:00am
Sedona Community Center
2615 Melody Lane
Monthly Membership Meeting -- Let's Talk Politics!. These meetings give League members a chance to learn what is going on with League, chat about current issues, and get to know one another.
Saturday, June 24, 2017
8:30am
Phoenix Convention Center
100 North Third St
Phoenix
"We the People" Summit in Phoenix June 24th. "We the People" gathering at Phoenix Convention Center. Carpooling from the Verde Valley. Register online at http://www.pafcoalition.org/wethepeople and then contact LWV member Sue Gould for carpooling - gouldsue@me.com
Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:00-3:00pm
A Private Home Political Book Club - Note Change of Date. The June 24 meeting of the Political Book Club has been changed to Saturday, July 1. The selected book is "The All New Don't Think of an Elephant" by George Lakoff. It's timely for the current political debate and planning for 2018 elections. Call 649-0135 to RSVP and to get directions.
Monday, September 11, 2017
5:00-7:00pm
Private Home New Member Gathering. This is the opportunity for new members, people who may be interested in joining, and current members to learn more about the League, its history, and activities. You will meet other members and have a chance to tell us about issues of interest to you. RSVP to Barbara at 649-0135 or blitrell@aol.com if you would like to attend.
Saturday, September 16, 2017
2:00-4:00pm
Sedona Public Library
3150 White Bear Road
Sedona
"Independents Day Forum". The League is sponsoring a special forum for voters who are unaffiliated with any of the major parties on September 16th; everyone will have an opportunity to share thoughts on being an independent voter. Paul Friedman will facilitate the discussion.
Monday, September 18, 2017
12:30-2:00pm
Yavapai College Sedona Center
4215 Arts Village Drive
Voter Education Program: "Understanding Trump's Budget". Join us to hear Lori Leachman, PhD, Professor of the Practice of Economics, Duke University, who will speak on what has to be one of the most interesting topics of the year.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
2:00-3:30pm
Yavapai County Building (2nd floor)
10 S. Sixth Street
Cottonwood
LWVGVV Board Meeting. The board meets the third Thursday each month; members are welcome to attend. Call Barbara in advance to make sure of time and place.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
12am-11:59pm
  National Voter Registration Day. The League of Women Voters sponsors voter registration events around the country on this day and all through September, leading up to fall elections.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
8:30-10:00am
Sedona Community Center
2615 Melody Lane
LWV Member Meeting - "Let's Talk Politics". Join other league members in a casual setting to talk about what's going on in the League - and to share what's going on in their political minds these days. Coffee provided!
Saturday, September 30, 2017
1:00-3:00pm
To be decided Political Book Club. The selection for September is "American Nations" by Colin Woodard. If you are a league member and would like to read and participate in the discussion of this book RSVP to 649-0135.
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. The League of Women Voters of Arizona is a sponsor of this event.
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 we do. Current members are also welcome to attend. Please call 649-0135 or email Barbara at blitrell@aol.com to RSVP.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
6:30-8:30pm
Private Home Political Film Club Showing of "Get Me Roger Stone". Call 649-0135 or email blitrell@aol.com for info.
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 Gerrymandering and Redistricting.

Open to the public but RSVP is required. The cost of lunch and the meeting is $22.00.

RSVP to 928-649-0135 or blitrell@aol.com to RSVP 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!"
Monday, November 20, 2017
12:30-3:30pm
Yavapai College
Sedona Center
4215 Arts Village Drive
LWV/OLLI Special Workshop. League member Sue Gould will facilitate a workshop on civil discourse, with an emphasis on how to communicate with others (especially family) in the current political environment. Just in time for Thanksgiving! Join us.
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.
Thursday, December 7, 2017
6:00-7:30pm
Sedona Public Library
3250 White Bear Rd
Sedona
Philosophy and Politics Presentation. Angela LeFevre and Jim Molans will address the topic "British and American Philosophies of Government." Free and open to the public.
Friday, December 8, 2017
8:30am-2:30pm
Jerona Cafe
Cottonwood
League Board Retreat. Planning and discussion for League activities in the upcoming year.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
6:30-8:30pm
Private Home Political Film Club. Film to be decided upon.
Saturday, December 16, 2017
1:00-3:00pm
Private Home (Sedona) LWVGVV Political Book Club. The selection for December is "Reign of Error" by Diane Ravitch. Call 649-0135 for location. Reading the book is required.
Monday, December 18, 2017
4:00-6:00pm
Vino di Sedona
2575 SR 89A
Holiday Happy Hour. A low key and fun opportunity to celebrate the holiday season with your League friends and friends of friends. Please join us.
Monday, January 8, 2018
10am
Arizona Capitol Bldg
1700 W. Washington
Phoenix
Opening of Arizona State Legislature. The Arizona State Legislature will be in session from January 8th until late April or early May.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
4:00-6:00pm
Sedona Arts Center
15 Art Barn Road (Uptown)
Sedona
"Women as Birds" Special Event. "Women as Birds: Portraits of Power" - Wine and cheese reception with Sedona artist Jennifer Epperson. Free, RSVP to Barbara Litrell, 649-0135 or blitrell @aol.com.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
6:30-8:30pm
Home of a Member Monthly Political Film Club. January's film is "Fools on the Hill," which is about political ethics and legislative incompetence that follows one man's attempts to require politicians to actually read the bills they are passing -- which, strangely, is not currently required anywhere in the U.S. (Description from http://www.rottentomatoes.com.) This is a free event - Call 649-0135 or email blitrell@aol.com for info.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
2:00-3:30pm
Yavapai County Building
Second Floor 10 S. 6th St
Cottonwood
LWVGVV Board Meeting. Regular meeting of the Board of Directors. Members are welcome to attend. Contact blitrell@aol.com to confirm time and date.
Saturday, January 20, 2018
10:00am
45 Birch Blvd
(Off 89A accross from Whole Foods)
Anniversary Women's March Sedona. The March will begin at Creative Gateways Gallery and end at Vino di Sedona, where there will be a rally. Bring your own sign or use one that will be provided at the site.
Monday, January 22, 2018
12:30-2:00pm
Yavapai College Sedona Campus
4215 Arts Village Dr.
(across 89A from the High School)
The Arizona Corporation Commission: What Voters Need to Know. The first of our monthly Voter Education Programs for 2018. Our guest speaker will be Kiana Sears, who holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration and has worked as a consultant to the ACC.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
8:30-10:00am
Sedona Community Center
2615 Melody Lane
Sedona
"Let's Talk Politics". Come share what's on Your mind about politics today -- what keeps you up at night? This is the monthly opportunity for League members to get together to get an update on League activities and to talk about the issues of the day.
Saturday, January 27, 2018
1:00-3:00pm
A member's home Political Book Club. The political book club meets once a month to discuss selected books about politics. The book for January is "The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump" by Bandy Lee, et al. For members only, and everyone should be sure to read the book. Call 649-0135 to RSVP and for the location of this month's event.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
9:30am-3:00pm
AZ State Capitol
Supreme Court Chamber
1700 W. Washington Street
Phoenix
LWVAZ Day at the Legislature 2018. This is the opportunity for League members to visit the State Capitol to interact with legislators and hear their take on issues. We also will meet in small groups with one or more of the legislators from our own district. It is imperative that you register for this event if you would like to participate.

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS AND TO REGISTER

Monday, March 5, 2018
4:30-6:30pm
Sedona LWVGVV New Member Gathering. New members, prospective members, and existing members are invited to attend a casual orientation meeting to learn all about the League and its activities. A light meal will also be provided. Please RSVP to Barbara Litrell (649-0135 or blitrell@aol.com.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00-7:30pm
Yavapai College Sedona Campus
4215 Arts Village DR
Politics and Philosophy Presentation. League board member Andrea Christelle, PhD, Sedona Philosophy Experience, and Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, National Director, Move to Amend, will lead a discussion on "The Intersection of Philosophy, Politics, and Action"
Thursday, March 15, 2018
2:00-3:30pm
Yavapai County Building 2nd Floor
10 S. Sixth
Cottonwood
Monthly Meeting of LWVGVV Board of Directors. The Board meets monthly to plan activities and discuss issues to be addressed. Members are welcome. Contact Barbara (649-0135) if you would like to attend.
Monday, March 19, 2018
12;30-2:00pm
Yavapai College Sedona Campus
4215 Arts Village Drive
Topic: Voter Rights and Voter Suppression in Arizona. Join us to learn about what is going on in the election process in our state. Speakers will be the County Recorders from Maricopa (Adrian Fontes), Yavapai (Leslie Hoffman), and Coconino (Patty Hansen). A great opportunity to learn the details from the experts.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
6:30-8:30pm
A member's home Political Film Club. The selection for March is "Requiem for the American Dream." Call 649-0135 or email blitrell@aol.com for details and directions.
Saturday, March 24, 2018
 
A member's home. Political Book Club. The Book Club will be discussing "Red Notice" by Bill Browder. Members only, and please read the book. RSVP to 649-0135 or email blitrell@aol.com for details and directions.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
8:30-10:am
Sedona Communty Center
2615 Melody Lane, Sedona
"Let's Talk Politics". Our monthly opportunity to get together to share views on the issues of the day. Bring your coffee and be ready to engage!
Saturday, March 31, 2018
9am
Phoenix Convention Center We the People Summit III. A full day of workshops on politics and elections. To register go to <+http://wethepeoplesummit.com> or find it on Facebook. We need League volunteers to help; if you are interested, find a topic and time slot at: <http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07ef7avqyujelzhu65/a00ajf18r661/questions>
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
12:00am-12:00pm
Online Arizona Gives Day. April 3 is Arizona Gives Day and the League of Women Voters of Arizona's Education Fund is a proud participant. You can donate to the League at http://www.azgives.org at any time between now and then, but you will have extra impact if you designate April 3rd as your date of donation. Please help.
Monday, April 16, 2018
12:30-2:00pm
Yavapai College, Sedona Campus
4215 Arts Village DR
(Across 89A from High School)
Voter Education Program: "Arizona Schools: Funding Crisis". Nicky Indicavitch, Parent Organizer of "AZ Schools Now," will speak about what voters need to know about the budget, upcoming bills, and the voucher proposal.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
pm
Member's Home Political Book Club. The film for this month is still to be decided, will be posted as soon as possible. Please call 649-0135 or email blitrell@aol.com for directions.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
2:00-3:30pm
Yavapai County Building, second floor
Cottonwood
Monthly Meeting of LWVGVV Board of Directors. Regular meeting of the board to plan and discuss current and future plans and activities. Members are welcome to attend. Let Barbara know if you plan to attend, just in case there is a date/time change.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
1:00-3:00pm
A member's home LWVGVV Political Book Club. This month's book is "NO is Not Enough" by Naomi Klein. The Guardian book review describes this book as "a warning of the enormous toxic potential of the Donald Trump presidency and a call to oppose it."
Thursday, April 26, 2018
8:30-10:00am
Sedona Community Center
2615 Melody Lane
"Let's Talk Politics". Come share your opinions about what's going on in the world today - locally, state, nationally and even beyond. What thrills you, what worries you? What issue keeps you up at night? It's fun, helpful and even therapeutic to talk politics in these crazy times! Bring a cup of coffee, bring a friend if you want...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
4:00pm and 7:00pm
Mary D. Fisher Theatre
2030 W. AZ 89A
Sedona
"Backpack Full of Cash" - A Film on Education. A 90-minute documentary narrated by Matt Damon, describing the ongoing movement to privatize public education.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
6:00-7:30pm
Yavapai College, Sedona Campus
4215 Arts Village Drive
(across 89A from the high school)
Philosophy and Politics: "Dominating a Political Process". Every other month the LWVGVV examines a political topic through the lens of philosophy. This presentation will analyze the influences of "Ailes, Powell, Fairness, and Cable TV." Be sure to check it out!
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
5:00-7:00pm
A Member's Home New Member Gathering. The new member gathering is an opportunity for new League members, people who may be interested in joining the League, and current members to get together to learn all about the League, its history, and the many things that we do. Everyone has a chance to express their views and interests. Light refreshments are served. Please RSVP to League President Barbara Litrell at 649-0135 or blitrell@aol.com if you would like to attend. She will provide directions to the event.