Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members. Unless otherwise noted, all are welcome to attend. Stay up to date with our Calendar of Events!

Upcoming Events

January 22nd, 2020:
Texas Redistricting Hearing - TCC SE Campus at 4:00pm

January 25th, 2020:
Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training

February 26th, 2020:
Workshop on Climate Action Planning in Public and Private Sectors (by others)

March 20th, 2020:
19th Amendment Centennial Gala

See the Calendar for more information about these and other events!

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, January 20, 2020
7:00 pm
Fielder Museum
1616 W Abram St
Arlington, TX 76013
Arlington Area Unit Meeting.
January's discussion topic will center around the review and possible revision of our local Program. Please click here to review our local program to prepare for the Unit Meeting.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
6:45 pm
Barnes & Noble in the Shops at NE Mall; Melbourne Rd. next to Best Buy
861 Northeast Mall
Hurst, TX 76053
Mid-Cities Unit Meeting.
January's discussion topic will center around the review and possible revision of our local Program. Please click here to review our local program to prepare for the Unit Meeting.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
4:00 pm
TCC Southeast Campus
Ballroom near main entrance
2100 Southeast Pkwy
Arlington, TX 76018
Texas Redistricting Hearing. Co-President Nancy Stevens will represent LWV Tarrant County to make a 3-minute presentation on the importance of redistricting without gerrymandering so that all voters know that their voices count in elections.

While only one person can speak on behalf of the League, we encourage other League members to attend and show their support for fair redistricting after the 2020 census.

Saturday, January 25, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northeast Branch
Arlington Public Library
1905 Brown Blvd
Arlington, TX 76006
Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training.
Hosted by League of Women Voters of Tarrant County

1. Click HERE to register.

2. Print and complete a Request for Appointment form.

  • Email to: nlweaver@tarrantcounty.com OR
  • Mail to: Tarrant County Elections Administration, 2700 Premier Street, Fort Worth, TX 76111

Your form must be received by the Elections office by 4:00 pm January 22, 2020.

Email emerkel.lwv@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Friday, February 21, 2020
12:00 pm
Trinity Terrace
Sunroom on the ground floor
1600 Texas Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Fort Worth Downtown Lunch Unit.
February's discussion topic will be "State Legislation vs. Local Control." Resources will be provided in the February VOTER.

Lunch is optional. You may either bring a bag lunch or purchase lunch at the Bistro across the hall (recommended time for ordering is 11:30 am).

Friday, February 21, 2020
6:00 pm
la Madeleine French Bakery & Café
4626 SW Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX 76109
South/Southwest Dinner Unit.

February's discussion topic will be "State Legislation vs. Local Control." Resources will be provided in the February VOTER.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
NCTCOG Offices
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011
Workshop on Climate Action Planning in Public and Private Sectors.
"The Greater Dallas Planning Council, in partnership with the Regional Integration of Sustainability Efforts (RISE), NCTCOG, Dallas 2030 District and UTA, is sponsoring a workshop focusing on sustainability practices and GHG programs, with a specific emphasis on climate action planning.

The workshop format is intended to facilitate an exchange of information between the private and public sector. Representatives of some of the major corporations in the region will share their programs, policies, and actions they are implementing internally that cities or other local governments can adopt or implement to support and accelerate business-related sustainability programs."

Registration fee is $15 and lunch is included. Registrations after February 20th will be $25

Click HERE for more information and to register for the event.

Friday, March 20, 2020
 
Ridglea Country Club
3700 Bernie Anderson Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76116
19th Amendment Centennial Gala.
  • Individual and Corporate sponsorships available NOW!
  • Event tickets will go on sale in January 2020

Three Democratic and three Republican publicly elected women in Tarrant County will be awarded the "Democracy Star".

There will be a live auction of 4 exclusive trips, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, heads or tails auction, and other fun festivities to celebrate women's right to vote!

Click HERE for more information.

Friday, April 17, 2020-Sunday, April 19, 2020
 
Austin, TX 2020 Convention. Every two years in the spring of even-numbered years, LWV-Texas convenes a state convention. All League members are invited to attend. More info will be posted as available.