Making Democracy Work

Past Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, October 1, 2016-Monday, October 31, 2016
 
  US Voter Education Month.
Saturday, October 1, 2016-Monday, October 31, 2016
 
  Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:00 am
League Conference Room
Packard Center
4026 Hummer Road
Annandale, VA 22003
LWVFA Briefing and At-Large Meeting. Contact: Sherry 703-730-8118
Monday, October 3, 2016
 
  Fairfax VOTER deadline.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
 
Longwood University
Willett Hall
Farmville, Virginia
Vice Presidential Debate. Click here for Longwood University Debate updates.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
10am
James Madison's Montpelier
11350 Constitution Hwy
Orange, VA 22960
Virginia Civics Education Commission Meeting sponsored by the General Assembly. The purposes of the Commission are to (i) educate students on the importance of citizen involvement in a representative democracy, (ii) promote the study of state and local government among the Commonwealth's citizenry, and (iii) enhance communication and collaboration among organizations in the Commonwealth that conduct civics education.

Link to Meeting

Link to Study

Saturday, October 8, 2016
2:00-5:00pm
Lake Anne Community Center Gallery
1609-A Washington Pl
Reston, VA 20190
FREE Advocacy & Voting Workshops: Partnering for Powerful Citizenship. Partnering for Powerful Citizenship Organizing for Just, Safe & Caring Communities and Congregations

WORKSHOP PARTNERS INCLUDE: OAR of Fairfax; RIHD.org Mobile Justice Tour; NAACP-PAC; Social Action Leading Together (SALT); VA CURE; Virginia Alliance Against Mass Incarceration; and Bridging the Gap in Virginia.org.

Sunday, October 9, 2016
 
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
Second Presidential Debate. The second presidential debate will take the form of a town meeting. Click here for more information about the second Presidential debate, held at Washington University.
Monday, October 10, 2016-Thursday, October 13, 2016
 
  LWVFA Unit Meetings at various locations around Fairfax County; Program Topic: Electoral Process for President. Our October meetings will focus on "Electing a President." Read the October Fairfax VOTER Newsletter here.
Monday, October 10, 2016
6:30pm
2998 Covington St
Fairfax, VA 22031
LWVFA speakers' bureau at the Alternative House's Assisting Young Mothers' Program. LWVFA Voter Services' Sidney Johnson and Co-President Peggy Knight speak at the Alternative House's Assisting Young Mothers' Program about voter registration and what's on the ballot for 2016.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
2-4p.m.
LWVFA Conference Room
The Packard Center
4026 Hummer Road
Annandale, VA 22003
LWVFA Legacy Committee Meeting. Quarterly Meeting.
Friday, October 14, 2016
 
LWVUS Board Room, Suite 1000
1730 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting & Presidents' Luncheon.
Sunday, October 16, 2016
5-10pm
Eden Center
6751 Wilson Boulevard
Falls Church, VA 22044
#IAMAsianAmerican Concert to Get out the Vote. #IAmAsianAmerican Concert to Get Out The Vote. Our VOICES matters. Our VOTES counts. For more, click here.
Monday, October 17, 2016
 
Virginia
http://elections.virginia.gov/registration/how-to-register/
Last Day to Register to Vote in November Election. Last day on which a person may apply for voter registration for the November 8th Election is October 17th. All registration books across Virginia close on this day. Here is the link with information; you may be able to register on line: http://elections.virginia.gov/registration/how-to-register/
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
 
University of Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada
Third Presidential Debate. Televised Debate, sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
10:00 am
League Conference Room
Packard Center
(inside Annandale Community Park)
4026 Hummer Road
Annandale, VA 22003
LWVFA Ed Fund and General Fund Board Meetings.
Friday, October 21, 2016
 
  Voter Registration Deadline for the November 8th Election. Note: Was extended to October 21st due to servers overloads.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
6:30pm
10506 Wickens Road
Vienna, VA 22181
OctoberFest Party and Fundraiser. Wendy Fox-Grage and her husband Don are graciously hosting a party and fundraiser for LWVFA at their home. Come one, come all!

Tickets are $20.00 per person. Purchase tickets here:

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
2-4p.m.
LWVFA Conference Room
The Packard Center
4026 Hummer Road
Annandale, VA 22003
LWVFA Legacy Committee Meeting. Quarterly Meeting.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
5-9pm
19365 Cypress Ridge Terrace
Lansdowne, VA 20176
Potomac Ridge at Landsdowne Woods Community Election. We are monitoring the 2016 Potomac Ridge at Landsdowne Woods Community Election. Volunteers can sign up here.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
7-10pm
McLean Community Center
1234 Ingleside Avenue
McLean, VA 22101
Under the Gun Screening followed by expert panel. To volunteer, click here.

Past Major Events