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June 2019

June* Book Club: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Saturday, June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edina Public Library, Edina Public Library · 5280 Grandview Square
Edina, 55436

*Please note that due to Memorial Day, the May meeting will now be on June 15 in the conference room at the Edina Library.

The classic American novel about life and issues larger than life in a small Southern town. It won the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was made into an equally classic film that won three Academy Awards. Read it again and discover why the American public, as part of PBS's, The Great American Read, chose To Kill A Mockingbird as America's Favorite Book.

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July 2019

Join LWVE in the 4th of July Parade!

Thursday, July 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Edina City Hall, Edina City Hall · 4801 W. 50th St.
Edina, MN 55424

To celebrate LWVMinnesota’s 100th anniversary and LWVEdina’s 65th anniversary this year, LWVEdina is participating in Edina’s 4th of July Parade. Our theme is LWV - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. We plan to have some people dressed as suffragettes (yesterday), current members carrying signs of what we do (today), and children who will vote in 2024 and 2028 (tomorrow).

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July Book Club: The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels by Jon Meacham

Saturday, July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edina City Hall, Edina City Hall · 4801 W. 50th St.
Edina, MN 55424

Jon Meacham, a Pulitzer Prize winning author, looks at various critical junctures of American history when hope overcame fear. He illustrates how what Abraham Lincoln called "the better angels of our nature" have helped Americans weather past crises and retain our national spirit of optimism.

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August 2019

August Book Club: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

Saturday, August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edina City Hall, Edina City Hall · 4801 W. 50th St.
Edina, MN 55424

This Man Booker prize winning book was Roy's debut novel and has been described as a powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama. Roy has since written numerous other novels as well as political commentary focused on global issues that affect everyone.

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September 2019

Celebrate Minnesota Women’s Suffrage Day

Sunday, September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Minnesota State Capitol, MN State Capitol · 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155

Join the Leagues of Women Voters from Edina and all over Minnesota as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Minnesota’s ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which expanded voting rights for women. This free event includes special programs, performances and activities for the whole family!

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Unit Meeting: Redistricting in Minnesota

Thursday, September 12 @ 9:45 am - 11:30 am
Edina Senior Center, Edina Senior Center · 5280 Grandview Square #101
Edina, 55436

Our first Unit Meeting of the new program year will feature Peter Wattson, a Redistricting Consultant and former Minnesota State Senate Counsel and Secretary of the Minnesota Senate. Wattson has many years of experience with redistricting issues.

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School Board Candidate Forum

Thursday, September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Edina City Hall, Edina City Hall · 4801 W. 50th St.
Edina, MN 55424

On November 5, residents in the Edina School District will elect three members to the Edina School Board. Seven candidates have filed for election: Linda Friede, Julie Greene, Garrett Knudsen, Lou Nanne, Sarah Patzloff, Janie Shaw and Leny Wallen-Friedman. This is a great opportunity to see and hear the candidates in person. Candidates will answer one question they were given in advance and will take written questions from the audience. Come and bring your questions and your friends.

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February Unit Meeting

Friday, September 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Edina Senior Center, Edina Senior Center · 5280 Grandview Square #101
Edina, 55436

Speaker: Heidi Lee, City of Edina Race & Equity Coordinator

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September Book Club: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Saturday, September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edina City Hall, Edina City Hall · 4801 W. 50th St.
Edina, MN 55424
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Michelle Obama chronicles the experiences that shaped her life in this memoir. From her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years in the White House as the first African American First Lady, Obama describes both her triumphs and failures.

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October 2019

October Unit Meeting: The U.S. Fight for Women’s Suffrage

Thursday, October 10 @ 9:45 am - 11:30 am
Grange Hall, Grange Hall · 4918 Eden Avenue
Edina, 55424

Come hear retired history teacher and long time League member, Lonni Skrentner's presentation on The U.S. Fight for Women's Suffrage.

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