Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor candidate forums, educational programs, and other events that are open to the public, as well as meetings for League members and guests.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, September 7, 2017
6:30pm
Holland Area Arts Council
150 E 8th Street
Holland, MI 49423
Fall LWV-Holland Area Kick-Off Gathering. Join us as we begin the year's activities with our annual kick-off event. Members of the LWV of the Holland Area are encouraged to bring guests and prospective members are welcome as well. Appetizers and beverages will be served.

This year our speaker will be Dave Koster, general manager of Holland BPW, and he will fill us in on all the news about the new Holland BPW power plant and "Meeting the Holland Community's Future Energy Needs". He will provide information on initiatives that Holland BPW is planning for the area including water reclamation, broadband fiber optics, water filtration, home retrofits, etc.

This meeting is always fun and a good chance to get together after a few months off from most of our LWV activities, to renew old friendships and meet our new members.

Monday, September 11, 2017
3-5pm
Herrick District Library
300 S. River
Holland, MI 49423
LWV-HA Board Meeting. Board meetings are generally held on the second Monday of each month from 3 to 5 pm. All interested members are invited to attend.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
9:30am to 12:30pm
Herrick District Library
300 S. River Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Voting Equipment Public Demonstration. Ottawa County voters will find upgraded technology and a fresh look to their voting experience at the polls for the August primary election. Enhanced security and faster transmission of election results are among key new features.

In order to give voters an opportunity to see this equipment before the next election, the Ottawa County Clerk's office will be holding a public demonstration at the Herrick District Library at the following times:

July 20 - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

September 13 - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

The League of Women Voters supports this event as part of our Voter Service and Education efforts.

Monday, September 18, 2017
7pm
Herrick District Library Auditorium
300 S River
Holland, MI 49423
Hope for Peace and Justice. The "International Day of Peace" has been observed around the world each year since it was established in 1981 by a unanimous United Nations resolution. The Lakeshore Women for Peace is hosting a program to highlight the essential link between peace and justice. The League of Women Voters of the Holland Area is a co-sponsor.

The featured speaker will be Dr. Tom Arenshorst, who will describe the Peace and Justice curriculum at Hope College. He will also share his own journey from eye surgeon to college professor, a journey that was inspired in part by his professional awareness of the inequality of access to good healthcare here in the USA.

Several Hope students will also share how the Peace and Justice curriculum has prepared them to assume roles as global citizens equipped with strategies for promoting a more peaceful and just world.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
 
  National Voter Registration Day.
Monday, October 9, 2017
3-5pm
Herrick District Library
300 S. River
Holland, MI 49423
LWV-Holland Area Board Meeting. Board meetings are generally held on the second Monday of each month from 3 to 5 pm. All interested members are invited to attend.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
 
  Last Day to Register for General Election Voting. Do you want to vote in Michigan's General Election in November? October 10th is the last day to register to vote in that election.

Go to VOTE411.org to check your registration status, get information on how to register and other voting information.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
 
  Michigan General Election. Don't forget to vote in Michigan's General Election.

Go to VOTE411.org to get the information you need.

Monday, November 13, 2017
3-5pm
Herrick District Library
300 S. River
Holland, MI 49423
LWV-Holland Area Board Meeting. Board meetings are generally held on the second Monday of each month from 3 to 5 pm. All interested members are invited to attend.
Monday, December 11, 2017
3-5pm
Herrick District Library
300 S. River
Holland, MI 49423
LWV-Holland Area Board Meeting. Board meetings are generally held on the second Monday of each month from 3 to 5 pm. All interested members are invited to attend.
Monday, January 8, 2018
3-5pm
Herrick District Library
300 S. River
Holland, MI 49423
LWV-Holland Area Board Meeting. Board meetings are generally held on the second Monday of each month from 3 to 5 pm. All interested members are invited to attend.
Monday, February 12, 2018
3-5pm
Herrick District Library
300 S. River
Holland, MI 49423
LWV-Holland Area Board Meeting. Board meetings are generally held on the second Monday of each month from 3 to 5 pm. All interested members are invited to attend.
Monday, March 12, 2018
3-5pm
Herrick District Library
300 S. River
Holland, MI 49423
LWV-Holland Area Board Meeting. Board meetings are generally held on the second Monday of each month from 3 to 5 pm. All interested members are invited to attend.
Monday, April 9, 2018
3-5pm
Herrick District Library
300 S. River
Holland, MI49423
LWV-Holland Area Board Meeting. Board meetings are generally held on the second Monday of each month from 3 to 5 pm. All interested members are invited to attend.
Monday, May 14, 2018
3-5pm
Herrick District Library
300 S. Main
Holland, MI 49423
LWV-Holland Area Board Meeting. Board meetings are generally held on the second Monday of each month from 3 to 5 pm. All interested members are invited to attend.