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District 203 School Board Candidate Forum

Tuesday, 2/12/19, @ 7 – 10 p.m.

Naperville North High School, 899 N. Mill St., Naperville

Event will be held in the theater.

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Naperville. Co-hosted by the District 203 Home and School Board.

DuPage County Board Meeting

Tuesday, 2/12/19, @ 10 a.m.

County Board Building, 421 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton

Open to the public. All DuPage residents are welcome.

Ad Hoc Committee on Adult Businesses Meeting

Tuesday, 2/12/19, @ 12:30 p.m.

County Board Building, Room 3500B, 421 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton

Open to the public. All DuPage residents are welcome.

Citizens’ Climate Lobby February Meeting

Wednesday, 2/13/19, @ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Wentz Science Center, Room 254, North Central College, 125 Loomis St., Naperville

League of Women Voters Daytime Book Group

Thursday, 2/14/19, @ 1 – 3 p.m.

Pancake Cafe, 1292 Rickert Dr., Naperville

Join the League to discuss The Woman’s Hour by Elaine F. Weiss, a history of the passage of the 19th Amendment.

Senator Laura Ellman’s Naperville Office Grand Opening

Saturday, 2/16/19, @ 10 a.m. to noon

552 S. Washington, Naperville

Stop by and wish Senator Ellman the best and catch up on any legislative news from Springfield.

 

ACE February Meeting

Sunday, 2/17/19, @ 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Community Room, 1st Congregational Church-UCC, 25 E. Benton Ave., Naperville

Meet and Greet for Naperville City Council Candidates, including Patrick Kelly, Nancy Turner, Barb O’Meara, and Theresa Sullivan, as well as Mayoral Candidate Rocky Caylor.

City Council Candidates Forum 

Wednesday, 2/20/19, @ 7-9 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street, Naperville

Join ACE and a coalition of progressive groups , including Indivisible Naperville, Moms Demand Action, Voice of Indian-American Voters, Stand on Every Corner, Naper Gals, DuPage Township Democrats, and the Wheatland Township Democrats, for a forum with the Naperville City Council Candidates.

An Evening with Sean Casten

Thursday, 2/21/19, @ 6 – 9 p.m.

Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Rd., Wheaton

What’s it like to be a new member of Congress? Sean Casten will talk about his experiences as a freshman congressman and what issues are currently before Congress. Appetizers and a cash bar will be available at 6 p.m. with the program starting at 7 p.m. A moderated Q&A will follow the presentation. Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Wheaton. Click here for more information.

Public Forum: Government Consolidation of Naperville Township Road District into Naperville Township

Thursday, 2/21/19, @ 7 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, Council Chambers, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville

On April 2, Naperville Township voters will be asked to vote on P.A. 100-1006 whether or not to consolidate  the Naperville Township Road District into the Naperville Township. This forum will be repeated on March 11. Presented by the League of Women Voters-Naperville.

League of Women Voters-Illinois 2019 Issues Briefing

Saturday, 3/2/19, @ 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

University Center, 525 S. State St., Chicago

More information here.

One Earth Film Festival

Sunday, 3/3/19, @ 1 – 3 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.

Elmhurst College, Schaible Science Center, 190 S. Prospect Ave., Elmhurst

“Paris to Pittsburgh” explores local clean energy initiatives across the U.S. pushing to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. More information here.

Naperville Mayoral Forum

Monday, 3/4/19, @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Naperville. Co-hosted by the AAUW.

Let’s Talk About Medicare for All

Wednesday, 3/6/19, @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 5603 Bull Valley Rd., McHenry

Panel discussion with Q&A will provide a broad overview on the costs of healthcare on businesses. Sponsored by the Tree of Life Social Justice Committee.

International Women’s Day

Friday, 3/8/19, @ around the globe

This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter. More information here.

District 204 School Board Candidate Forum

Monday, 3/11/19, @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Indian Prairie School District 204, 780 Shoreline Dr., Aurora

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Naperville. Co-hosted by the D204 Indian Prairie Parents Council.

Public Forum: Government Consolidation of Naperville Township Road District into Naperville Township

Monday, 3/11/19, @ 7 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, Council Chambers, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville

On April 2, Naperville Township voters will be asked to vote on P.A. 100-1006 whether or not to consolidate  the Naperville Township Road District into the Naperville Township. Presented by the League of Women Voters-Naperville.

Naperville City Council Candidate Forum

Tuesday, 3/12/19 @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Naperville and the AAUW. Click here for more information.

 

March to the Polls 2019

Consolidated Election: 4/2/19

Mayoral candidates, city council seats, school board positions, and other jobs in government are on the April ballot.

 

 

 


There are many more events posted at Left Out-DuPage Area and Persist List, many of which are in the city of Chicago, often mid-week and scheduled mid-to-late afternoon. Nevertheless, members may find the time or inclination to join one of these, so please bookmark this site and look it over each week to see what’s coming up.

Check out the League of Women Voters-Naperville’s website and the upcoming events posted there.

Quick Contact Information (D.C. offices) for Legislators

Senator Dick Durbin: 202-224-2152

Senator Tammy Duckworth: 202-224-2854

Rep. Sean Casten: 202-225-4561

Rep. Bill Foster: 202-225-3515

Rep. Lauren Underwood: 202-225-2976

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