Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members.
This calendar also reflects information about other events that are of interest to the public.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Needham High School Voter Registration at Needham High School. LWV-Needham will be registering voters at Needham High School.
Monday, May 22, 2017
  Annual Meeting. For LWV-Needham members only. Dinner, business meeting, speaker: Fredie Kay from the Women's Suffrage Celebration Coalition. Contact us for more information.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Roslindale Congregational Church
25 Cummings Highway
Meet Senator Mike Rush on Safe Communities Act. RISE (Roslindale IS for Everyone) is hosting a conversation with State Sen. Mike Rush (Needham precincts D-H) about the Safe Communities Act.

For information, click here. RISE would appreciate an RSVP through this website.

  • Ask Senator Rush to use his influence to move the bill out of the Joint Committee on Safety and Homeland Security on which he serves,
  • Share our stories about how the fear of new federal laws and policies that target immigrants are impacting our neighborhood, and
  • Hear Senator Rush's position on the Safe Communities Act.

For more information on the Safe Communities Act, visit
Friday, June 9, 2017
Massachusetts State House Mobilizing for Safe Communities Act Hearing. THE SAFE COMMUNITIES ACT will have its hearing before the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security. The Safe Communities Act will be the ONLY bill before the committee that day: House bill (H.3269) sponsored by Rep. Juana Matías, and Senate bill (S.1305) sponsored by Sen. Jamie Eldridge.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Congregational Church of Needham
1154 Great Plain Avenue
Define American: An Evening with Jose Antonio Vargas. Noted immigration activist, Pulitzer Prize winning author, filmmaker, and spokesperson for the undocumented is coming to Needham. LWV-Needham is a sponsoring organization.

Admission for the event is free, but space will be limited. Registration required: please click here.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
TripAdvisor Headquarters
410 1st Avenue
Suitcase Stories Live! with M.C. Brian O'Donovan. Honor the contributions of refugees and immigrants throughout the region through the timeless art of live storytelling. Local foreign and U.S.-born residents will perform first-person stories on themes of refugee resettlement and immigrant integration.

Ticket Prices: $25 general admission; $100 VIP. Click here to purchase tickets.