Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, September 15, 2014
7:30 - 9:00pm
Carolina Meadows
100 Carolina Meadows
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Candidate Forum; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Candidates for US House, State Senate, and State House positions will speak and answer questions from the general public. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

Additionally, the League needs volunteers to assist with time keeping. Please contact Brenda if you are able to help.

Friday, September 19, 2014
1:00pm -- 4:30pm
UNC Law School
Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, Room 5042
160 Ridge Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
THE CLEAN POWER PLAN: What EPA's Carbon Rules Mean for NC. The Center for Law, Environment, Adaptation, and Resources (CLEAR) at UNC is hosting a forum forum t0 provide an overview of the proposed EPA carbon regulations, starting with EPA's own perspective on how the rules could impact NC. The forum will feature a discussion on the proposed regulations from an academic perspective and the impact of the proposed regulations on a wide variety of interests in North Carolina.

The event is free and no registration is required.

"See the forum flyer for more information."< http://ie.unc.edu/PDF/news_related/UNC_Carbon_Regs_Forum_Flyer.pdf>

Saturday, September 20, 2014-Sunday, September 21, 2014
All Day
CenterFest Arts Festival
Downtown Durham
Register New Voters at CenterFest!. Come help with LWVODC Voter Registration and enjoy CenterFest--a fun annual event in downtown Durham!

Volunteers are needed to register voters and distribute information at Durham's CenterFest, on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21. The League is partnering with YouCanVote to staff the following shifts: Saturday noon-2, 2-4, and 4-6 pm and Sunday 11 am-1 , 1-3, and 3-5 pm. If you are able to help out, or if you need more information, please contact Becky Winders and indicate your phone number, email address, and first and second choices of shifts.

Saturday, September 20, 2014
9:00am
Carrboro Farmer's Market
Carrboro, NC
Register Voters with You Can Vote. Join You Can Vote's registration effort! To volunteer, visit the You Can Vote! webpage<http://www.youcanvote.org/events> and identify the event that you will attend, click on the event or the RSVP link which will take you to a page where you will fill out the requested information. When you RSVP through the website, we are then able to provide the materials you will need and to arrange to pick up the completed registration forms.
Monday, September 22, 2014
7:30 - 9:00pm
Carolina Meadows
100 Carolina Meadows
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Candidate Forum; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Candidates for county commissioners and school board positions will speak and answer questions from the general public. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

Additionally, the League needs volunteers to assist with time keeping. Please contact Brenda if you are able to help.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
 
The Arts Center
300-G E Main Street
Carrboro, NC 27510
Celebrate National Voter Registration Day with Swift Creek!. Join us at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro on Tuesday, September 23rd to celebrate National Voter Registration Day.

Swift Creek Band will perform a free concert on September 23 at 7 pm at the Arts Center at 300G East Main Street in Carrboro. The concert is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties and celebrates National Voter Registration Day.

Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:00am
Holmes Room
Chatham Community Library
197 NC Highway 87 North
Pittsboro, NC
Chatham Unit Planning Meeting. As a three-county League, we plan election-related and county-specific programs through county "units." Please join Chatham members and interested citizens to meet to talk about how we can organize to be effective in our county.

Possible topics for discussion:
- Voter registration drives
- Get-out-the-vote activities
- Candidates forums
- Public educational programs for Chatham residents

Please let Brenda Rogers know if you plan to attend and share any ideas you have for the Chatham unit. Invite other who would be interested in planning League activities to join us!

Monday, September 29, 2014
7:30 - 9:00pm
Carolina Meadows
100 Carolina Meadows
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Candidate Forum; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Candidates for judicial positions will speak and answer questions from the general public. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

Additionally, the League needs volunteers to assist with time keeping. Please contact Brenda if you are able to help.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Durham Farmer's Market Voter Registration VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Volunteers are needed for the You Can Vote voter registration event at the Durham Farmer's Market. Two hour shifts would work best. The Market is open from 8:00AM to Noon. Contact Laura Gorham. Texting is the best way to reach Laura.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
2
The Really Really Free Market
Carrboro Town Commons
Register Voters with You Can Vote. Join You Can Vote's registration effort! To volunteer, visit the You Can Vote! webpage<http://www.youcanvote.org/events> and identify the event that you will attend, click on the event or the RSVP link which will take you to a page where you will fill out the requested information. When you RSVP through the website, we are then able to provide the materials you will need and to arrange to pick up the completed registration forms.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
12:00pm - 6:00pm
FestiFall Arts Festival
Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC
LWV at FestiFall. LWV ODC will host a booth at the FestiFall Arts Fest to register voters and prepare citizens for upcoming NC elections.

Look for more information, including how to volunteer, soon!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
12:00pm
Orange County Campus
Durham Tech
Register Voters with You Can Vote. Join You Can Vote's registration effort! To volunteer, visit the You Can Vote! webpage<http://www.youcanvote.org/events> and identify the event that you will attend, click on the event or the RSVP link which will take you to a page where you will fill out the requested information. When you RSVP through the website, we are then able to provide the materials you will need and to arrange to pick up the completed registration forms.
Friday, December 12, 2014
11:45am
Carolina 1663 Restaurant
Sheraton Hotel
1 Europa Drive
Chapel Hill, NC
Holiday Lunch-- Save the Date!.