Making Democracy Work

2011 Calendar

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, January 27, 2011
 
  Board Meeting. Board members will be notified via email for time and location.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
 
  Susan B. Anthony Award Dinner.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
 
  Board Meeting. Board members will be notified via email for time and location.
Saturday, March 5, 2011
 
Valley Brewing Company
Stockton CA
Storm Water Program Update. Membership meeting and presentation on storm water, including environmental issues, regulations, and fiscal impact.
Thursday, March 24, 2011
 
  Board Meeting/Calendar Planning Meeting. Board members will be notified via email for time and location.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
 
  Board Meeting. Board members will be notified via email for time and location.
Saturday, April 30, 2011
10:am
Valley Brewing Company
157 W. Adams St.
Stockton, CA 95204
County General Plan Update. The San Joaquin County General Plan Update is moving into the Public Review phase in which citizens will have a chance to comment on alternatives for the county's future development.

Join us for an overview of those alternatives.

We have also invited a speaker from San Joaquin County Public Health Services to talk about the possible inclusion of a health element in the General Plan.

A no-host lunch will follow the meeting.

Click here to access the county's General Plan Update webpage, where you can download a newsletter summarizing the four different ways the county could grow in the future, if you would like to look it over before the meeting. The entire Alternatives Report is also available for download on this page.

Click here for dates of Community Workshops.

Sunday, May 1, 2011
11am - 4pm
Tuxedo Avenue
Stockton, CA 95207
Stockton Steelhead Festival. The mission of the Stockton Steelhead Festival is to educate the public about water conservation and the benefits that wild steelhead and salmon bring to the environment and the economy of San Joaquin County. Community members will enjoy healthy, local foods, art, good music at the Stockton Steelhead Festival, and learn about efforts being made by local and regional organizations to conserve threatened steelhead and enhance their natural habitat.

The festival will include:

- Games
- Live music
- Pottery, fine arts and crafts from local artists
- Live fish tanks for the kids
- Educational booths
- Local slow food

Monday, May 2, 2011
9am - 12pm
San Joaquin Council of Governments
555 East Weber Avenue
Stockton, CA 95202
State of Our Rivers Symposium. Following the Steelhead Festival, on Monday, May 2, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, Friends of the Lower Calaveras River will conduct a symposium event, facilitated by a coalition of non-profit organizations and government agencies that will provide an opportunity for the general public, policy makers, and the media to get together and learn about the "state of our rivers" in San Joaquin County.

For More Information: Please contact Jeremy Terhune, San Joaquin Valley Representative for Defenders of Wildlife.

Tel: 209-922-8215

Email: JTerhune@defenders.org

Friday, May 13, 2011-Sunday, May 15, 2011
 
Crowne Plaza Ventura
450 East Harbor Blvd.
Ventura, CA 93001
LWVC Convention 2011, "Grow the Future,".
Thursday, June 9, 2011
5:30pm
Le Bistro
3121 West Benjamin Holt Drive
Stockton, CA 95219
Board Meeting/Annual Meeting.
Saturday, June 25, 2011
 
  Joint Board Meeting/New Board Orientation.
Thursday, August 11, 2011
5:30pm
Marie Callender's
2628 March Lane
Stockton, CA 95207
Board Meeting.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
5:00pm
Raley Field
400 Ball Park Drive
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Sacramento River Cats baseball game. LWVSJC will join other local leagues for a networking event at a Sacramento River Cats baseball game at Raley Field in Sacramento. The event will take place in the Party Suite, with discussion of current issues of League concern from 5 to 6:30, followed by dinner in the Solon Club and a chance to watch the game in climate-controlled comfort.

Cost is $38 per person, with a discount if we bring 8 or more members. We're planning to carpool.

Thursday, September 8, 2011
5:30pm
Marie Callender's
2628 March Lane
Stockton, CA 95207
Board Meeting.
Saturday, September 17, 2011
1:00-3:30pm
Delicato Winery
12001 S Highway 99
Manteca, CA 95336
Kick-Off Wine Tasting Fundraiser. Celebration of 100 Years of Women's Suffrage

We'll be hearing from Professor Lynn Hawley, Women in History specialist from Delta College. Cost is $25 in advance, $15 for students. Note that tickets will NOT be available at the door.

Thursday, October 13, 2011
5:30pm
Marie Callender's
2628 March Lane
Stockton, CA 95207
Board Meeting.
Saturday, October 15, 2011
10:00am-noon
Valley Brewing Company
157 W Adams St
Stockton, CA 95204-5337
Speaker. Global Climate Change - Environmental Forum

Facillitator: Susan Mora Loyko

Speaker and panel discussion on climate change from the local perspective.

No-host lunch

Thursday, November 10, 2011
5:30pm
Marie Callender's
2628 March Lane
Stockton, CA 95207
Board Meeting.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
5:30pm
Marie Callender's
2628 March Lane
Stockton, CA 95207
Board Meeting.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
 
  Holiday Party.