Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Winnetka Public Library National Voter Registration Day. The Winnetka Library has designated the 6 pm to 7:30 pm time especially for voter registration of all students who will reach their 18th birthday by November 6.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Northfield Public Library National Voter Registration Day.
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Arlington International Race Track, 2200 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005 State of the State. Program: "How Do Women Manage the Politics of Politics?" The keynote speaker will be Sheila Simon, former Lieutenant Governor of Illinois. Panel members include Rep. Beth Coulson (Ret.), State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, and Harriet Rosenthal, Mayor of Deerfield, moderated by Rep. Elaine Nekritz (Ret.).

The evening features behind the scenes of Arlington Race Track from 5 to 7 pm, General Admission Cocktail hour with cash bar and light hors d"oeuvres 6 to 7 pm, dinner from 7 to 8 pm, Keynote speaker from 8 to 8:30 pm and panel from 8:30 to 9:15 pm.

If you would like to join with other WNK members to attend please notify Eleanor Prince or Nancy Marcus

Monday, October 1, 2018
Winnetka Park District, Community Room, 540 Hibbard (north of Tennis Center) Board Meeting.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE. The League of Women Voter of Illinois Education Fund is partnering with ABC 7 Chicago/WLS TV and the University of Chicago, to broadcast commercial free, "Vote 2018: The Debate in the Race for Illinois Governor". The debate will air LIVE, Wednesday, October 3, 6-7:00pm on ABC 7, abc7chicago Facebook page. ABC 7 Anchor/Reporter Alan Krashesky will moderate with ABC 7 Political Reporter Craig Wall and Univision Chicago Anchor Erika Maldonado, serving on a panel to question the candidates. The debate will be available on demand at (http// and (
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Kenilworth Assemby Hall Town Hall Meeting. Starting at 6:30, presentations from : Ann Potter, Kenilworth Village Board of Trustees, Mindy Kelly, Joseph Sears School Board, Heidi Higgins, Kenilworth Park District, and Kay Alexander, Kenilworth Library Board, followed by Q&A, 7:30-8:00pm.