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2017 - 2018 Calendar

Monthly League meetings are held at 7 pm at the Elmhurst Public Library, unless otherwise indicated. The public is welcome to attend any of our General Meetings, which are listed below.

Monthly Board meetings are generally held at 7 pm on the second Thursday of the month. All members of the League are welcome to attend Board meetings.

Sunday, March 4, 1 pm, Elmhurst College, Schaible Science Center, 190 S. Prospect Ave. Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution
This film, part of the One Earth Film Festival, is an exploration of the new clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier. Free.

Sunday, March 4, 1:30 pm, Helen Plum Memorial Library, 110 W. Maple, Lombard.
Equal Means Equal
The Lombard AAUW has invited Elmhurst League members to a showing of the documentary film, "Equal Means Equal." Released in 2016, the film is an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. Admission is free.

Thursday, March 10, 7 pm
International Women's Day Event
The event will be held at Atkinson Collection Gallery, 115 E. Green St., Bensenville.

Thursday, March 22, 7 pm
To be announced

Thursday, April 26, 7 pm
What About Water in Elmhurst?
Speaker: Dennis Streicher, former City of Elmhurst Director of Water/Wastewater, will discuss the Elmhurst Public Water Supply, the annual Consumer Confidence Report, challenges facing todays public water systems, and why we should all feel that our water is safe.

Programs from earlier in this League "year" . . .

Thursday, February 22, 7 pm
Social Media News Bubble and the March Primary Election
Following the showing of this short film, we will explore how being in social media news bubbles blocks us from exposure to opposing points of view.

Tuesday, Feb. 20
Early Voting Begins

Saturday, February 17, 10:30 am - Noon, Citizen Advocacy Center, 182 N. York St.
The Independence of the Federal Judiciary 
Thousands of federal judges are appointed for life by the President. Currently procedures meant to ensure a fair and independent judiciary have been abandoned for political expediency. Learn what you can do to ensure that federal judges will uphold our constitutional values.

Sunday, January 21, 2018
Candidates Meeting
Sumday, January 21, 1 - 5 pm, Elmhurst City Hall, 200 N. York Street, Elmhurst

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Women's March to the Polls - National Turnout Event
Put on your comfortable walking shoes and join us in marching for the issues about which we care.

Thursday, Dec. 7, 7 pm
Immigration: No Room at the Inn?
Panelists will discuss how the detention of immigrants impacts both individuals and entire communities.

Thursday, Oct. 26, 7 pm
It ’ s 2017. Where Is the ERA?
Speaker: Illinois NOW Vice President of Communications, Michelle Fadeley.

Thursday, Sept. 28, 7 pm
Community Update
Panelists includ leaders for the Elmhurst School Board, Park Board, and City Council.

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