Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
4 pm
Sherrill-Kenwood Free Library
543 Sherrill Rd
Sherrill, NY 13461
Winning Women's Suffrage in New York, 1917. Kristi Andersen, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Syracuse University, will speak at 4pm. Sponsored by the LWV of the Greater Oneida Area. Poster and full details on our Home page.
Sunday, October 8, 2017
2pm
Clinton Historical Society
1 Fountain St
Clinton, NY. 13323
Women Will Vote, Woman Suffrage in New York State. Talk by Susan Goodier.

http://Www.clintonhistory.org

Thursday, October 12, 2017
7 pm
Unitarian Church
10 Higby Road
Utica, NY 13501
Great Decisions Program - Afghanistan/Pakistan. Najib Mangal will speak on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Higby Road, Utica on "Afghanistan/Pakistan". He is an Afghan native who has recently moved here from Afghanistan and he will share some of his insights on current situations in that country. Refreshments are served, and questions welcomed.

http://www.umvuna.org

Saturday, October 21, 2017
 
National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum
5255 Pleasant Valley Road
Peterboro, NY 13134
National Abolition Hall of Fame 2016 Inductions. A program on Angelina Grimké will be presented during the Abolition Symposia the afternoon of Saturday, October 21, 2017.

New York History Blog

Sunday, October 22, 2017
 
National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum
5255 Pleasant Valley Road
Peterboro, NY 13134
Community Read - The Invention of Wings. To culminate the Community Read on the Invention of Wings, Louise Knight, a researcher on Angelina and Sarah Grimké, will answer audience questions on The Read, and discuss her upcoming 2018 biography on the Grimke sisters.

New York History Blog

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
12:30-2:30pm
Fenimore Art Museum
5798 New York 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Food for Thought - Women's Suffrage. Join Joe Festa, Special Collections Librarian, as he explores the women's suffrage related material in the Research Library, in honor of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York State.

Lunch and lecture fee: $25 for members, $30 non-members. Pre-registration is required; Pre-registration. To receive a discounted price when registering for three or more Food for Thought programs, please call (607) 547-1461. (Discounted price: $23 for members or $27 non-members per program)

http://www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/fenimore/visit/experience

Tuesday, October 31, 2017-Tuesday, November 7, 2017
 
Utica Public Library
303 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
Display of Local Suffrage efforts. https://www.uticapubliclibrary.org/
Friday, November 3, 2017
10:30am
MVCC
1101 Sherman Dr
Utica, NY 13501
Naturalization Ceremony. Welcome new citizens and distribute Voter Registration Forms.
Saturday, November 4, 2017-Sunday, May 13, 2018
 
Clinton Historical Society
1 Fountain St
Clinton, NY 13323
Votes for Women: NY Suffrage Centennial Display. More information on http://www.clintonhistory.org
Monday, November 6, 2017
 
Oneida County History Center
1608 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13502
Cocktail Party to CELEBRATE THE VOTE: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. 100th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage in NYS Cocktail Party
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
6AM - 9PM
  GENERAL ELECTION.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
9:30registration, 10am breakfast buffet, 10:30 speakers
Radisson Hotel-Utica Center
200 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
TBA.
Monday, November 20, 2017
 
Utica Public Library
303 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
Movie - Iron Jawed Angels. Iron Jawed Angels is a 2004 American historical drama film directed by Katja von Garnier. It received critical acclaim after the film premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.

The film focuses on the American women's suffrage movement during the 1910s and follows women's suffrage leaders Alice Paul and Lucy Burns as they use peaceful and effective nonviolent strategies, tactics, and dialogues to revolutionize the American feminist movement to grant women the right to vote.

Thursday, December 7, 2017
11 a.m.
U.S. Federal Building
10 Broad Street
Utica, NY 13501
Naturalization Ceremony. Welcome new citizens and distribute Voter Registration Forms
Saturday, January 20, 2018
9:30registration, 10am breakfast buffet, 10:30 speakers
Radisson Hotel-Utica Center
200 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
TBA.
Saturday, March 24, 2018
tentative date
  TBA.
Saturday, April 14, 2018
 
  Bus Trip to Albany. Bus trip to the New York State Museum and Archives to see the display of women's suffrage material from across our State.

Votes for Women: Celebrating New York's Suffrage Centennial

Saturday, May 19, 2018
 
TBA TBA.