Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members. Meetings and events held by other community organizations are included here if they meet our criteria for informing the public.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Greenwich High School
Performing Arts Center
10 Hillside Road
Greenwich, CT 06830
First Selectman and Selectman Debates. The LWVG will host two consecutive debates for candidates for First Selectman and Selectman. Scheduled to last 75 minutes, the first debate will feature candidates for First Selectman. The second debate for candidates for Selectman will last forty-five minutes.

Debates will use the Cumulative Time Format. The public will be invited to submit written questions to the Moderator, Kay Maxwell from Stamford. Bi-partisan Screening Committee of League members will screen the questions for relevance and duplication.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Central Middle School
Indian Rock Lane
Greenwich, CT 06830
Board of Education Candidate Forum. The LWVG and the Greenwich PTA Council will co-sponsor the forum, moderated by Jara Burnett of the Greenwich League. A non-partisan PTA Council panel will choose questions from written submissions by the PTAs and Council Committees. Christina Downey (D), Gaetane Francis, Karen Hirsh (D), Karen Kowalski (R), and Joe Kelly (R) will participate.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
7-8:30 pm
Town Hall Meeting Room
Greenwich Town Hall
101 Field Point Road
Greenwich, CT 06830
Tax Collector Debate. The League will hold a debate for the Tax Collector from 7 to 8 pm. Incumbent Democrat Howard Richman vs Republican Heather Smeriglio will participate. The moderator will be Marianne Pollak from Stamford, former Stamford League President.

Following the Tax Collector debate, a previously scheduled debate for Town Clerk between Molly Saleeby (D) and Carmella Budkins (R) has been CANCELLED due to the last-minute response and inability of Carmella Budkins (R) to participate.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Town of Greenwich
12 District polling locations
Election Day. For more information on locating your polling location, click here.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Greenwich High School
10 Hillside Road
Greenwich, CT 06830
Harvard Case Discussion: A Nation Divided. Save the Date to attend the third in the League's popular community discussion series. For more information about the Harvard Case Discussion series, click here.