Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members.

Date & Time        Place        Description
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
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Oneida County History Center
1608 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13502-5425
Citizenship and Suffrage Around the World: Kids' Edition. SUNY Polytechnic Institute's "Gender Issues in World History" class (Professor Kristina Boylan) will share their semester-long research comparing citizenship and suffrage struggles in New York State and around the world.

This family friendly program includes creative, interactive stories and activities about these activists and their achievements for children in first grade and up. Free!

Sunday, December 3, 2017
The Other Side of Utica
2011 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501
Border Crossings - An Evening of Stories. Presented by the Interfaith Coalition of Greater Utica, this important event is planned to be a story night like Moth Radio Hour on NPR. It will include a panel of people to tell stories of how they have 'navigated various borders, from political borders to those established by gender, religion, sexuality, ethnicity and language. All touch on issues of "faith" broadly construed.' Admission free, public welcome.
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, December 9, 2017
Oneida County History Center
1608 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13502
Haudenosaunee Creation Story. The Haudenosaunee have always recognized that people are complex, possessing both good and bad qualities. The Creation story serves as a reminder: no human is flawless. Presented by the Shako:wi Cultural Center and the Oneida Indian Nation.

Saturday, December 16, 2017
Oneida County History Center
1608 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13502
The Erie Canal and the Birth of American Religion. Dr. Brent Rodriguez-Plate explores the religious life established by the Erie Canal and its influence on religiosity across the continent and the globe. This illustrated talk explores how the canal cultivated extraordinary experimental spiritual groups and engendered the religiously infused social movements of abolition, women's suffrage, and temperance
Saturday, January 20, 2018
9:30registration, 10am breakfast buffet, 10:30 speakers
Radisson Hotel-Utica Center
200 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Carrier Theater
Civic Center
411 Montgomery St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
Pushed Aside: Reclaiming Gage. Premiere of a new opera about Matilda Joslyn Gage presented by the Society for New Music.

Tickets: $15 regular, $12 students/seniors, free for children 12 and under

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Saturday, March 24, 2018
tentative date
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 12, 2018
TBA Annual Meeting - Election of Officers.