Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

June 2014

Regionalism and the M.O.R.E. Commission Panel Discussion

June 3, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free and Open to the Public, no RSVP required   The State Municipal Opportunities and Regional Efficiencies (MORE) Commission was formed in 2010 with a goal of recommending cost efficiencies through greater regional cooperation.  New legislation, in essence, requires municipalities to join one of eight state wide Council of Governments (COGs). Darien’s RTM must vote on this measure.  Our panel includes the MORE commission chair, ranking minority member and a commission member involved in defining the composition of these regional groups.  The…

Find out more »

Annual Meeting and Old Board/New Board Luncheon

June 9, 2014 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Home of Priscilla Wong, 59 St. Nicholas Road
Darien,
+ Google Map

Monday, June 9th, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Hosted by Priscilla Wong, 59 St. Nicholas Road  All members are invited  Since the program portion of our Annual Meeting is the MORE Commission event, we are combining our required Annual Business Meeting with a potluck luncheon to thank existing and welcome new Board members.  Invitation and RSVP/Food Contribution instructions to follow.  Hope to see you there.

Find out more »
October 2014
$50

SUNDAY LUNCH WITH SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND

October 5, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wee Burn Country Club, 410 Hollow Tree Ridge Rd
Darien, 06820
+ Google Map

10:30 AM Registration and Check In 11:00 AM Program, Lunch and Book Signing Ticket Price: $50 includes Copy of “Off the Sidelines”

Find out more »
$15

Welcome Back Luncheon

October 8, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Weed Beach Paddle Hut, Nearwater Lane
Darien, CT, 06820
+ Google Map

Darien League of Women Voters Wednesday, October 8th Noon – 1:30 PM Weed Beach Paddle Hut Kick off our season with an informal lunch and a chance to view the Channel 79 “Community Matters” video featuring League members Jim Cameron, Enid Oresman, Gwen Mogenson and Molly Meyers. Bring a guest and learn about the League in a friendly, fun fashion. $15 per person RSVP to Susan Moore Or RSVP and Pay On-line

Find out more »

4th US Congressional District Debate

October 19, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wilton High School Clune Auditorium, 395 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT 06897 United States
+ Google Map

Jim Himes (D) and Dan Debicella (R) will participate in a timed debate, sponsored by the Fairfield County Leagues. The timed debate will be  moderated by former State and National LWV President, Kay Maxwell.

Find out more »
January 2015

Legislative Coffee

January 13, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Home of Joyce Critelli, 39 Shields Road
Darien,
+ Google Map

Legislative Coffee Hosted by Joyce Critelli Come meet and question your State officials Senators - Bob Duff (D) and Carlo Leone (D) Reps - William Tong (D) and Terrie Wood (R) Tuesday, January 13th, 9-11 AM 39 Shields Road

Find out more »

Planning meeting for the Town Plan of Conservation and Development

January 13, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Darien LWV has been invited to provide input to the update of the Town Plan of Conservation and Development.   The next planning meeting is Tuesday, January 13th, 8:00 PM, Town Hall, Room 206   The League was very involved in the previous 2006 Plan Development. If you are interested in participating in this multi-year planning process please contact Gwen Mogenson immediately.

Find out more »
Free

Hebdo and The First Amendment

January 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Darien Library Auditorium, 1441 Post Road
Darien, CT 06820 United States
+ Google Map

Hebdo and The First Amendment: A Panel Discussion with Legal and Journalist Experts Tuesday, January 20th, 7:00 p.m. Darien Library Auditorium Free and Open to the Public

Find out more »
February 2015

Film Screening:Thank You Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House

February 8, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Darien Library Auditorium, 1441 Post Road
Darien,
+ Google Map

Join us for a free screening of Thank You Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House Sunday, February 8th, 2:00 PM Darien Library, Auditorium A legend in political reporting, Helen Thomas covered every President since JFK. This documentary traces her journey from the daughter of illiterate immigrants to her status as a fearless journalist. After six decades with the White House Press Corps, she notes "I think that Presidents deserve to be questioned, perhaps irreverently, to bring them down…

Find out more »
March 2015
$15

Town Officials Lunch

March 18, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Depot, 45 Heights Road
Darien,
+ Google Map

Join us for an informal lunch and discussion with our top elected Town officials. It’s always a great opportunity to learn what’s happening (and learn what’s being planned).  First Selectwoman, Jayme Stevenson and representatives of the Board of Education, Board of Finance, Planning and Zoning Commission and RTM Moderator, Sarah Seelye will be available to take your questions. RSVP to Clara Sartori    

Find out more »
June 2015

LWV Darien Annual Meeting

June 9, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Home of Priscilla Wong, 59 St. Nicholas Road
Darien, CT United States
+ Google Map
September 2015

September Speaker Katie Burke

September 17, 2015 @ 10:45 am - 12:30 pm
Country Club of Darien, 300 Mansfield Avenue
Darien, CT United States
+ Google Map
October 2015

Candidates Night

October 20, 2015 @ 6:40 pm - 9:00 pm
Town Hall Auditorium, 2 Renshaw Road
Darien, CT 06820 United States
+ Google Map

The League will once again sponsor this timed and structured discussion involving our local and state elected representatives.  So come down and hear what the candidates have to say.

Find out more »
February 2016

Darien LWV sponsored POCD Program

February 22, 2016 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 pm

Using interactive technology to access community input. The program will include a presentation by external consultant Glenn Chalder from Planimetrics and include discussion by Town Planner, Jeremy Ginsberg and Planning and Zoning Chair, Susan Cameron, followed by Q&A. 

Find out more »

Film “Suffragette”

February 28, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Darien LWV and Darien Library present the Film “Suffragette” Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan star in this film recounting the sacrifices our sister, British suffragettes made to gain the right for women to vote in their country. Free and open to the public – Invite a friend!

Find out more »
November 2016

LWV Speaker series – CT Attorney General George Jepsen

November 16, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
December 2016

LWV Darien Holiday Party

December 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Callie Sullivan, 118 Five Mile River Road
Darien,
+ Google Map

It's our annual potluck, BYOB festive get together. Members and guests only. Featuring our own on in-house "Capitol Steps" like political parody song program. Great fun! Invitations and RSVP information coming soon. Board members, please plan to provide an entree to serve 8 people as your potluck contribution.

Find out more »
March 2017

Engage With Your Government

March 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A Nonpartisan Letter Writing Campaign Got an issue with your local, state or national government? Want to give an “attaboy” or “attagirl” to an official you think is doing something right? Put your thoughts into action by writing a letter to one or more of your elected officials! We’ll provide the supplies, contact information and even cover the postage. An old-school handwritten letter often gets the most attention in an elected official’s office. More of a digital letter writer? Bring…

Find out more »

A Conversation with Your Muslim Neighbors

March 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St Luke’s Parish, Youth & Community Center, 1864 Post Road
Darien, CT United States
+ Google Map

Sponsored by WomanPower Action Network of CT We are living in divisive times where people find themselves unsure of whom to trust. With a media and leadership who sometimes use skewed or false information to spread fear and intolerance, now more than ever communities need to come together to try to build bridges. The Darien LWV is pleased to recommend this informative event. This panel will attempt to dispel or subvert stereotypical notions of what and who your Muslim American neighbor is.…

Find out more »
April 2017

Monthly LWV Meeting (all members invited)

April 5, 2017 @ 9:10 am - 11:00 am
The Depot, 25 Heights Road
Darien, CT
+ Google Map

9:10 AM Coffee and Conversation (bring your own coffee) 9:30 AM Business Meeting Agenda and March Minutes to follow Join Us for a review and discussion of our recent League activities. Learn the background of the League’s involvement and support of the National Public Vote Position. Help prioritize and clarify the issues we want our local elected officials to cover in that evening’s Town Officials Event.  Engage in the conversation!

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events