Upcoming Programs

Installation Brunch, May 2017


Music & the Brain
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Social: 6:30 P.M., Program: 7:00 P.M.; Business meeting:  8:00 P.M.
Location:  Woodridge Public Library
Join us to hear guest Mary Helen Ekstam speak about using music to enhance one’s mind, body & spirit Music will enhance memory and can enrich your life during daily stressors and challenges. Come join us for a fun and spirited program guaranteed to get your toes tapping and your heart singing.
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Great Lakes Restoration & Protection of our Fresh Waters
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Social: 6:30 P.M., Program: 7:00 P.M.; Business Meeting: 8:00 P.M.
Downers Grove Public Library
The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative is a coalition of 130 US and Canadian mayors working to advance the protection and restoration of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River.  Guest speaker Melissa Soline will discuss the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence system (its ecology and significance to our region and two countries) as well as the restoration efforts and the challenges the Lakes and River face today.
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Holiday Brunch
Saturday, December 2, 2017
11:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Social: 11:15 A.M. (cash bar), Meal: Noon, Program 1:15 – 2:15
Capri Restaurant, 5101 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515
Menu has been requested & is TBA
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Meet a Women’s Fiction Author
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Social: 6:30 P.M., Program: 7:00 P.M.; Business Meeting: 8:00 P.M.
Downers Grove Public Library
Local women’s fiction author Barb Warner Deane will join us.  She has written several historical novels including On the Homefront and Killing Her Softly.  She will discuss how she became an author.
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How to discover your roots and climb your family tree.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Social: 6:30 P.M., Program: 7:00 P.M.; Business Meeting: 8:00 P.M.
Downers Grove Public Library
Attorney Kenneth Majewski, who is the Vice President of the Genealogy Society of Sarasota Florida, will speak on how to begin and organize a genealogy spreadsheet for your family.
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Permaculture in the Midwest
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Social: 6:30 P.M., Program: 7:00 P.M.; Business Meeting: 8:00 P.M.
Downers Grove Public Library
Ron and Vicki Nowicki, experts on permaculture and Downers Grove residents, will discuss the converging crises that we are facing such as deforestation, pollution, exploding human population, agriculture, and our dying oceans.  He will tell us how we as individuals can change course and create a sustainable future and a decent quality of life for our children.
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Equal Pay Day March and Rally,
a joint program with the Downers Grove-Woodridge-Lisle LWV
April 2018
Downtown DG – Walk (date TBA)

Be an active supporter of Equal Pay for Women while enjoying an evening & refreshments with like-minded friends!*******************************************************************************************

Installation Brunch
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Brunch: 9:45 A.M.; Business Meeting: 10:30 A.M.; Program: 11 A.M. (Member Recognition, Awards, Installation)

Downers Grove Public Library
Join us for a delicious, board member-catered brunch, followed by our end-of-year wrap-up and celebration. Wear a colorful hat in preparation for a whole-group picture!
*RSVP by email to Medge by May 12.