LWV Events

  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC

    A Day on Capitol Hill 2018


    JOIN US FOR A DAY ON CAPITOL HILL

    • Visit both US Senate and Representative Offices

    • Enjoy Lunch at the staff dining facility

    • take part in advocating an LWVUS topic*

    • Have Fun!


    * Participants will be briefed by email about the LWVUS topic for advocacy and participate voluntarily. This year we will be lobbying on the issue of gun safety.

    Click here to read LWVUS' position on Gun Control (at p. 96)

    THIS EVENT HAS NO FEE! BUT YOU MUST RSVP TO Carole & Ashley at capitolhilltrip@lwvmd.org.

    Please include your name, cell phone number, & physical address (no P.O. boxes).

    Meet at Taxi/ Massachusetts Ave exit of Union Station, Washington DC at 10 am

    Arrive at Union Station by Amtrak, MARC, Metro, Bus or Auto (Public transportation is recommended due to limited parking) 

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 06:45 AM · $100.00 USD · 43 rsvps
    Spring Bus Tour

    True Grit Tour

    True Grit


    Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Maryland, Inc., & League of Women Voters Prince George's County

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    Deadline Extended! Register by MAY 10th

    Join us for a Tour of History, Fun & Adventure! Seating is limited, so register today!


    Come to the shore and celebrate centuries of legendary local ladies.  Discover Harriett Tubman who led scores of people to freedom on the Underground Railroad.  Then mosey on down to the home of Phoebe Anne Mosey, who shot her way to stardom as sharpshooter Annie OakleyBea Arthur, a Cambridge native, served as an early United States Marine, later becoming a comedienne serving up laughter as our favorite Golden Girl.

    Meet your local step-on guide at the Dorchester County/Sailwinds Visitor Center and then wind through the picturesque rural landscape on Maryland’s Eastern Shore exploring the childhood, teen and young adult years of Harriet Tubman’s life.  Visit the 1800’s general store which was the site of her first act of defiance.  Hear stories about her life as a slave, her family and escapes along the Underground Railroad in this area.  Visit the Harriett Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center.  Tour downtown Cambridge including Pine Street, Freedom House/Black House, Annie Oakley, Bea Arthur, Courthouse, High Street and Long Wharf (slave trading sites).


    Details

    Click here to select bus pick-up location and lunch meal choice (there will be an option to do this on the payment page as well)

    Bus Options: 

    Baltimore - Meet at 6:45 am at Greenspring Shopping Center Parking Lot, 2801 Smith Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209

    Annapolis - Meet at 7:45 am at Riva Road Park and Ride

    Wye Mills - Meet at 8:45 am at Chesapeake College

     

    Lunch - will be included at the Portside Restaurant in Downtown Cambridge, MD with your pre-selected choice of grilled chicken breast or traditional Eastern Shore crab cake. Vegetarian meal also available.

    ***Tour package includes local step-on guide for a full day of touring, basic guide gratuity, Harriett Tubman Underground Railroad sites, donation/admission to Bucktown Village Store, lunch, meal tax and gratuity, guide gratuity, round trip motor coach transportation via Superior Tours and driver gratuity.

     

    Dinner - will be on your own at Cracker Barrel in Stevensville, MD


    Sign up now below to reserve your space!

    OR

    Click Here & Download and Mail your Registration Form 

     

     

  • Saturday, June 09, 2018 at 09:30 AM
    Harford Community College in Bel Air, MD

    LWVMD 2018 Council