Dec
6
9:00 AM09:00

Pre - VA State Legislative 2018 Session Roundtable in Richmond

This annual kick-off to the Legislative Session provides an opportunity for those with various interests to come together and talk about what they think will be important during the upcoming Legislative Session. It is a great way to network and find new ways to share resources as well.

The Arlington League has the budget to pay for two people to spend one night in Richmond – FIRST COME / FIRST SERVED. If you are interested in a hotel stay please contact our Treasurer Don Gurney donnwren@comcast.net.

Reservations and Agenda here

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Jan
21
3:00 PM15:00

Book Club: A discussion on the formation of the Electoral College with Dr. T Lindsay Moore

Dr. T. Lindsay Moore* will lead a discussion on the formation of the Electoral College by getting to the roots of this very American and quite complicated system as presented in “Federalist Papers 10 and 68”.

Please review the “Federalist Papers” here:

http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/documents/1786-1800/the-federalist-papers/

*Adjunct Professor. United States Military Academy (International Relations) *Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University (National Security Studies)*Adjunct Professor, National Defense Intelligence College (Law and Intelligence)

At the home of Joan Porte - 5800 N 23 Street, Arlington, VA

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Oct
30
7:00 PM19:00

District 49 Election 2017 Candidate Forum with Alfonso Lopez and Adam Roosevelt

Know before you vote.

The League of Women Voters of Arlington invite you to meet and question the candidates running for the Virginia House of Delegates, 49th District on November 7th:

House Delegate Alfonso Lopez (D) and Adam Roosevelt (R)

NOTE CHANGES in venue and time:

Arlington Mill Community Center,

909 S. Dinwiddie St., 22204,  Room 525, 7-8:30 PM

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Oct
27
7:00 PM19:00

"Voices Out of Chaos" an original play by Yorktown Theatre III/IV Students

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"Voices Out of Chaos" at Yorktown HS     October 27 &; 28 at 7:00pm – FREE!
The Yorktown Theatre III &; IV classes are performing Voices out of Chaos, an original play developed by the students in response to current events. The show follows a young girl’s journey as she attempts to make sense of the chaos created by the barrage of daily headlines.
Free performances will take place on October 27th and 28th , in the Yorktown H.S. auditorium, at 7:00 pm, followed by a Q&A session. The Theatre classes will also be taking this show to the Virginia High School League competition on January 20, 2018.

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Oct
25
4:30 PM16:30

LWV Get Out the Vote Postcard Writing Party!!!

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Let's gather 4:30-7:PM @ our local Uncle Julio's  where we will be writing non partisan get out the vote postcards to newly registered Virginians! Let's ensure all qualified voters VOTE Nov 7th! Remember your pen and enjoy a margarita while you bring out the vote. 

Uncle Julio's - Ballston4301 Fairfax Drive   #100     Make your party reservation

 

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Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

Free Movie: Democracy for Sale

Join us 7:PM September 27th, to view "Democracy for Sale" presented by LWV Arlington in partnership with Virginia Civic Engagement Table. A border and barbecue aren’t the only things Virginia and North Carolina have in common. The two states also have some of the most gerrymandered districts in the country. The screening event will be followed by a Q&A and discussion with local leaders.  Reservations here

Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse
2903 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA 22204

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Jul
12
6:30 PM18:30

Redistricting Group Meeting 6:30PM @ Marble and Rye

Join a lively discussion on GERRYMANDERING and help plan Arlington's and join the ONEVIRGINIA2021 campaign promoting Non-Partisan Redistricting in 2021 based on the 2020 Census. Background information here.

6:30PM at Marble and Rye,

2501 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, 22204 - [located off of Columbia Pike and S Barton St., behind Penrose Square Park.]

Free Parking in the Giant parking garage, ask your server for validation

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May
21
3:00 PM15:00

History and Civics Book Club

The LWV Arlington's History and Civics Book Club will meet the third Sunday of the month at 3:PM at the home of Joan Porte - Address: 5800 N 23 St. Arlington, VA

May 21 - The Constitution: An Introduction                    Hardcover by Michael Stokes Paulsen   PART 1

June 18 - The Constitution: An Introduction                    Hardcover by Michael Stokes Paulsen   PART 2

July 16 - Between the World and Me                        Hardcover by Ta-Nehisi

Book selections for the rest of the year will be chosen during the July 16 meeting. Here are some suggested titles.

August - NO MEETING

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Mar
18
11:00 AM11:00

Post-Legislative Roundtable with Arlington's State Delegates and Senator.

Saturday, March 18, 11:AM-1:PM,

George Mason Law School's auditorium, 3300 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, 22201

Come meet your state Delegates and Senator, ask questions, and learn about issues addressed at the 2017 VA State Assembly . Reserve a seat.

Confirmed Participants:
State Senator Barbara Favola (D. District 13)
Delegate Mark Levine (D. District 45)
Delegate Patrick Hope (D. District 47)
Delegate Rip Sullivan (D. District 48)
Delegate Alfonso Lopez (D. District 49)

 

 

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