Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Park Forest Village Hall
Board Room #142
350 Victory Drive
Park Forest, IL 60466
Earth Day Walk in the Park: Update on PF Parks Projects. Rob Gunther, Director of Recreation & Parks for Park Forest, will share plans for the redevelopment of Murphy Park, Village Green and Somonauk Park. After his presentation, weather permitting, everyone is invited to go on a tour of these three parks with Mr. Gunther.

Following the tour of the parks, those who are interested will go to lunch at the Chicago Dough Company, located at 3767 Sauk Trail in Richton Park.

This is a great opportunity to see what Park Forest offers It also is a follow-up to a study done by LWVPFA many years ago.

For more information, contact Diane Hodges at 708 720-5954 or

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Carlo's Restaurant
560 W Lincoln Highway
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Annual Dinner Meeting. At this meeting we elect our leaders and adopt our budget for the next year.

The business meeting will begin at 6 pm; followed by social time and dinner at 7 pm.

The cost of the dinner is $22.00. Send your check to LWVPFA, PO Box 782, Park Forest, IL 60466.

Friday, June 9, 2017-Saturday, June 10, 2017
Hilton Garden Inn in Des Plaines, IL League of Women Voters of Illinois Convention. LWVPFA had three delegates and several visitors attend to take part in the convention and to see our own Mary Lubertozzi receive the Carrie Chapman Catt award.
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Matteson Public Library
801 School Street
Matteson, IL 60443
Cook County Deputy Registrar Training. Voter Services Chair Dora Ivory has arranged voter registrar training for many of our members and other interested members of the public who have previously registered for this training.

Registration is closed.

Friday, July 21, 2017
Richton Park Community Center
4455 Sauk Trail
Richton Park, IL 60471
Wine & Cheese Social. This event will replace the summer breakfast we have had for years. Come and socialize with LWVPFA friends AND bring a friend who is not yet a member.

Every member is asked to bring a friend, neighbor or family member AND a beverage or snack. This event is intended to enhance the engagement of our current membership and to recruit new members.

RSVP by July 11, 2017 via your "Evite" or to Diane Hodges at