Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

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

Calendar Page, Month-at-a-Glance

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, November 4, 2016
 
  Deadline for Advance Ballot by Mail. Last day to submit "Application for Advance Ballot by Mail"
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
7am - 7pm
  GENERAL ELECTION.

NOTE: New residents that have moved to Kansas from another state less than 45 days before the presidential election must possess the qualifications of a Kansas elector, except for residency requirements. The law does not require that you were registered to vote in the state of your previous residence.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
11:30am
Olive Tree
29th & Rock
Unit Meeting. Lunch is $18 (cash or check)

If you're attending the program ONLY - it is FREE - and begins at noon. Our program will be on School Finance. It is an informational meeting prior to the consensus meeting, in January, on the State Study on School Finance.

RSVP with Ellen Estes - (316) 218-1163 or EfEstes@cox.net

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Noon-1pm
Wichita Public Library
223 S. Main
TUESDAY TOPICS: 2016 Election Analysis. The 2016 election cycle has been unique in many ways, and the impact of this year's election will be seen in the days and months ahead. Join us for a look at the results of the November election with analysis by Dr. Russell Fox, Professor of Political Science at Friends University. Find out more about how this year's candidates will influence public policy and shape the decisions that affect our lives. Room opens at 11:30 a.m. for those who wish to bring a brown bag lunch; drinks provided.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
12:00pm
Wichita Public Library
223 S. Main
TUESDAY TOPICS: Fracking & Earthquakes - Is there a link?.

This month's Tuesday Topic will address the connection, if any, between the extraction of oil through hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as "fracking," and the increased number of Kansas earthquakes. Larry Richardson, Exploration Manager for Pickrell Drilling Company, and Yvonne Cather, former Chair of the Kansas Sierra Club, will talk about the issue from both sides. Programs are designed to increase citizen knowledge on both sides of important social issues. Bring a lunch; drinks will be provided. Room opens at 11:30; program begins at noon.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
12:00pm
Wichita Public Library
223 S. Main
TUESDAY TOPICS: Media Influence on Public Policy.

Today's news travels rapidly, through Twitter, Facebook, and other social media outlets. How has our society changed in the way news is reported? And what impact does this have on the news we receive? Join us as our presenters discuss the way that media affects and influences our decisions as citizens. Bring a lunch; drinks will be provided. Room opens at 11:30; program begins at noon.