Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, June 28, 2018-Sunday, July 1, 2018
 
Hilton Chicago Hotel LWVUS 2018 Convention. LWVUS 2018 Convention

Members are encouraged to volunteer.

Friday, August 3, 2018
6-8pm
Richton Park Community Center
4455 Sauk Trail
Richton Park, IL 60471
Wine & Cheese Social. This event replaces the summer breakfast we have had for years. Come and socialize with LWVPFA friends AND bring a friend who is not yet a member.

This event is intended to enhance the engagement of our current membership and to recruit new members. The evening will include a presentation on the League and its programs and practices.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
6pm
Park Forest Village Hall
350 Victory Drive
Park Forest, IL 60466
Season Kick-Off Pot Luck Dinner. Bring a dish to share. After dinner we will have a program presented by Mr. Russell Rydin, the Executive Director of the South Suburban Land Bank and Development Authority. He will address the issue of vacant housing in our area and role of the Land Bank and municipal governments in confronting this serious problem.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
7pm
Ringering Room
Park Forest Public Library
400 Lakewood Blvd
Park Forest, IL 60466
Voter Education. Al Sturges will present this program which will include information on resources for evaluating candidates.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
7pm
Ringering Room
Park Forest Library
400 Lakewood Blvd
Park Forest, IL 60466
Economic Development in the South Suburbs. This informative program will be presented by a representative of South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association.
Saturday, December 8, 2018
10am
Ringering Room
Park Forest Library
400 Lakewood Blvd
Park Forest, IL 60466
Illinois income tax: A Graduated Rate. This program will explain the proposed change in how Illinois state income tax is computed, including the hurdle which must be overcome before it could be implemented.
Thursday, January 3, 2019
7pm
Tall Grass Arts Center
367 Artists Walk
Park Forest, IL 60466
Annual Winter Social. This event is now our League's largest fundraiser. We depend on its success to help support our programs throughout the year. It also is an opportunity to enjoy the gallery's artwork and socialize with friends -- as well as bid on fantastic auction items. Start thinking now of items you can donate to the auction