Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members. This page also posts dates of upcoming elections in NH.

For information about candidate forums and debates, please see our separate Scheduled Candidate Forums page.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, February 23, 2015
9:30 am
Corner View Restaurant
80 South St
Concord, NH 03301
Breakfast with the League. Join LWV Greater Capital Area members for coffee or breakfast, informal discussion of topics of interest to the League. Potential members welcome--come find out what the League is about.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
7 pm
Veterans Hall
Rte 103
Newbury NH 03255
Update: due to a plumbing emergency at the Veterans Hall, this event is likely to move across the street to the Town Offices meeting room. Signs will be posted.
Candidates forum. The 5 candidates for the two contested Newbury Selectboard seats will participate in this LWV Kearsarge/Sunapee Area forum. Public and press invited.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
7 pm
Dorchester Town Hall
Dorchester NH
Candidates forum. Candidates for the contested Dorchester Selectboard seats will participate in this LWV Upper Valley forum. Public and press invited.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
4-7 pm
Representatives Hall
State House
Concord, NH 03301
Public Hearing on NH Budget. The House Finance Committee has scheduled three public hearings on HB 1 and HB 2.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
6 pm
Community Center
Room B
Meredith, NH
Candidates forum. 7 of the 8 candidates for the two contested Meredith Selectboard seats will participate in this LWVNH moderated forum, organized by the Lakes Region Democrats. Public and press invited.
Monday, March 9, 2015
5-8 pm
Kennet High School Auditorium
Conway, NH
Public Hearing on NH Budget. The House Finance Committee has scheduled three public hearings on HB 1 and HB 2.
Monday, March 9, 2015
5-8 pm
Derry Town Hall
14 Manning Street
Derry, NH 03038
Public Hearing on NH Budget. The House Finance Committee has scheduled three public hearings on HB 1 and HB 2.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
check with town clerk
local polling places Elections for town officials. Many towns are holding their local elections on this date, and town meeting may be the same date or within the next few days. Call or email your town clerk for details. SB2 towns will hold deliberative sessions earlier. Other towns hold elections and town meeting in May. Cities have primaries in September and general elections in November.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
10 am
McKenna's Restaurant
Colonial Plaza
Rte 114
New London, NH 03257
2nd Tuesdays coffee +. Join LWV Kearsarge/Sunapee Area members for informal conversation about items and issues of concern to League members and the public. All League members and potential members welcome.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
6 pm
UNH Manchester
3rd flr auditorium
400 Commercial St
Manchester, NH 03101
Understanding Islamic Parties, Political Violence & Extremism. (Not a League event, but of interest to League members.)

Dr. Haroon K. Ullah, Senior Advisor to the Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy & Public Affairs, US State Dept.

Organized by the World Affairs Council of NH. Free and open to the public, but advance registration requested: <http://www.wacnh.org/event-1837495> or phone 603.314.7970.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
10 am-noon
Baker Library
509 South Street
Bow, NH 03304
LWV Greater Capital Area Meeting: Campaign Finances. League members Mary Davies and Peg Fargo will talk about significant laws and court decisions on campaign financing, the role of the Federal Election Commission and some of the potential courses of action that might influence the way we fund our elections. Some background reading will be available shortly and emailed or mailed to League members.

All League members and potential members welcome.

Thursday, March 26, 2015
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NH Capitol Cross-over Day. This is the day when all bills that have passed either the House or Senate move to committee hearings in the other body.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
7 pm
Tracy Library
304 Main St
New London, NH 03257

(corner of Pleasant St)
Meet Our Legislators. Area state legislators will speak about their committee assignments and priorities for the 2015 session of the state legislature. Time for questions and answers with the audience.

The public is encouraged to attend. Sen. Gerald Little and NH Representatives Karen Ebel, David Kidder, Douglas Long, Virginia Irwin, Suzanne Gottling, and Andrew Schmidt have been invited.

Hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Kearsarge/Sunapee Area.

Friday, March 27, 2015
9:30-noon
4 Park St Room 200
Concord, NH 03301

(League office)
LWVNH State Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting. All members welcome.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
check with town clerk
polling places
Rockingham Dist 32
Primary--Special Election Rockingham Dist. 32 State Representative. SPECIAL ELECTION for STATE REPRESENTATIVE from ROCKINGHAM COUNTY DISTRICT NO. 32 (Candia, Deerfield, Northwood and Nottingham)

The filing period is over.

There will be a primary election on March 31, 2015 and the Special Election will be held on May 19, 2015.

Filings: Republican - Yvonne M. Dean-Bailey, Northwood Republican - Brian J. Stone, Northwood

Democratic - Maureen R. Mann, Deerfield

Thursday, April 2, 2015
10 am
Hilltop Place community room
New London, NH 03257
LWVKearsarge/Sunapee board meeting. All members welcome.
Saturday, May 16, 2015-Sunday, May 17, 2015
TBA
Hampton Inn & Suites
Rte 1
Wells, Maine
Quad States Conference. The League of Women Voters of NH, VT, Maine, and RI will meet to discuss, learn, and plan action on issues of mutual interest. Program under development. All League members are welcome, for the weekend or just for the Saturday workshops. Details re registration and lodging will be announced.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
check with town clerk
polling places
Rockingham Dist 32
Special Election Rockingham Dist. 32 State Representative. SPECIAL ELECTION for STATE REPRESENTATIVE from ROCKINGHAM COUNTY DISTRICT NO. 32 (Candia, Deerfield, Northwood and Nottingham)

Winners of the primary election on March 31, 2015 of the field below will face-off in this special election.

Republican - Yvonne M. Dean-Bailey, Northwood OR Republican - Brian J. Stone, Northwood

VS

Democratic - Maureen R. Mann, Deerfield