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Swearing-in of new Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh
Tuesday
January 6, 2015
2pm
Maryland House of Delegates chamber
Governor O'Malley will administer the oath
Kagan Milkshake
Fundraiser for State Senator Elect Cheryl Kagan
Tuesday
January 6, 2015
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Chick & Ruth's Delly
165 Main St
Annapolis MD
Comptroller Peter Franchot fundraiser
Tuesday
January 6, 2015
6pm to 8pm
Bay Ridge Wine & Spirits
111 Hillsmere Drive
to RSVP online please visit http://www.franchot.com/annapolis_fundraiser_1_6_15
Craig Zucker fundraiser
Tuesday
January 6, 2015
6:30pm to 8pm
The Winery at Olney
Fair Hill Plaza
18127 Town Center Drive
Olney, MD 20832
Comptroller Peter Franchot fundraiser
Thursday
January 8, 2015
6pm to 8pm
Sabatino’s
901 Fawn Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
to RSVP online please visit http://www.franchot.com/baltimore_fundraiser_1_8_15
Reception and fundraiser honoring Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher
Thursday
January 8, 2015
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Home of Mayor Jeffrey Zane Slavin
5706 Warwick Pl
Chevy Chase MD 20815
Joint meeting of the Democratic Club of Leisure World and the District 19 Democratic Club Thursday
January 8, 2015
7pm
Leisure World Clubhouse 1 Ballroom
3700 Rossmoor Blvd
Silver Spring MD 20906

What You Should Know about Upcoming Legislation for the 2015 General Assembly

District 20 Breakfast Club Sunday
January 11, 2015
11am
El Golfo Restaurant
8739 Flower Avenue
Brunch Served at this restaurant is $12 per plate
 
Chairs of the Montgomery County Delegation:
Senator Nancy King & Delegate Shane Robinson
For a discussion on the 2015 Legislative Session
Sponsor: Delegate Sheila Hixson & Senator Jamie Raskin

rsvp by: Thursday, Jan 9th, 2015

District 17 Legislative Preview Sunday
January 11, 2015
3pm
Kentlands Clubhouse
485 Tschiffely Square Rd
Gaithersburg MD
Al Carr's Community Reception fundraiser
Sunday
January 11, 2015
3:30pm
sub*urban trading co
10301 Kensington Pkwy
Kensington MD
to buy tickets use the following url:
https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/alcarrjan11
State Senator Roger Manno's Pre-Session Fundraiser
Monday
January 12, 2015
7am - 9am
Maryland Inn (Crown and Crab Room)
16 Church Circle, Annapolis
The District 18 Breakfast Club
Cancelled because of weather. New date will be announced asap.
Monday, January 12
7:30
am

Cancelled because of weather. New date will be announced asap.
Silver Spring Tastee Diner
on Cameron Street
The speaker will be MoCo Council President George Leventhal
The Breakfast Club meeting will be postponed tomorrow if MCPS has a delayed opening or if school is cancelled.

Cancelled because of weather. New date will be announced asap.
State Senator Brian Feldman Fundraiser
Monday
January 12, 2015
5:30pm to 7pm
Red Red Wine Bar
189 Main Street, Annapolis MD 21401
For more information or to rsvp contact Kate at 410-727-0501 or by email at
kate@mellingergroup.com
Fundraiser for Majority Leader of the House of Delegates Anne Kaiser
[photo, Anne R. Kaiser, State Delegate]
Monday
January 12, 2015
6pm to 7:30pm
MSEA (Maryland State Education Association) headquarters
140 Main Street
Annapolis MD 21401
Comptroller Peter Franchot fundraiser
Monday
January 12, 2015
6pm to 8pm
Morton’s The Steakhouse Downtown
1050 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
to RSVP online please visit http://www.franchot.com/washington_d_c_1_12_15
Legislative Briefing
Monday
January 12, 2015
7pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
This meeting is sponsored by Councilmember Marc Elrich, the new chair of the County Council Public Safety Committee. Key speakers include Chief Manger, Senator Raskin, Delegates Dumais and Waldstreicher, Councilmember Hucker, and Deena Hausner, Esq., House of Ruth. Chief Manager will discuss legislation dealing with police body cameras and the implications of Ferguson and Councilmember Hucker will discuss his proposed legislation on Police body cameras.
Cosponsors of this meeting are: Prezco (President’s Council of Silver Spring Civic Associations), Maryland Multicultural Youth Centers, Renter's Alliance, Pyramid Atlantic, and Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence. MCYD, GSSDC. Other sponsors are welcome.
Regular Monthly meeting of MCDCC
Visitors are welcome!
Tuesday
January 13, 2015

7:30pm
MCDCC Headquarters
3720 Farragut Ave #303
Kensington MD 20895
Opening of the 2015 session of the Maryland General Assembly
Wednesday
January 14, 2015

12pm
Maryland State House
Annapolis MD
MoCo Planning Board lecture series
Wednesday
January 14, 2015

5:30pm
MoCo Planning Board headquarters
8787 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring MD 20910
MCYD Community Advocates Program Participants Training
Saturday, January 17, 2015
7pm
8215 Schrider St
Apt 1
Silver Spring MD 20910
Visit mcyd.org/cap for more details
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., birthday celebrated
Monday, January 19, 2015  
District 18 Breakfast Club Tuesday, January 20, 2015
7:30am
Silver Spring Tastee Diner
Cameron Street
The speaker will be County Council President George Leventhal.
MCYD Membership Meeting - Legislative Preview
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
7pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
Swearing-in Ceremony of Governor Larry Hogan and Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
12pm
Maryland State House
Annapolis MD
Final date for Governor to introduce budget bill in the General Assembly Friday, January 23, 2015  
Women's Legislative Briefing
Sunday
January 25, 2015

12:30pm - 6pm
University of Maryland
Shady Grove Campus
Building II 9630
Gudelsky Drive
Rockville MD
District 16 day in Annapolis

Due to bad weather and dangerous driving conditions this event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Monday, January 26, 2015
6-8pm

Due to bad weather and dangerous driving conditions this event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Miller Senate Office Building, President's Conference Center, West I. For information about the bus to Annapolis or to RSVP folks should call 301-858-3124.

Due to bad weather and dangerous driving conditions this event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Democratic Breakfast Club Monday, February 2, 2015
7:30am
Guest: Senator Susan Lee
Original Pancake House
Bethesda
District 14 evening in Annapolis

Monday, February 2, 2015
6pm to 8pm

The Maryland House of Delegates
Room 170
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Dinner Buffet

RSVP by Monday, January 26, 2015
Anne.Kaiser@house.state.md.us

Women's Democratic Club of Montgomery County forum

Thursday
February 5, 2015
7 to 9pm

Silver Spring Civic Center, Veterans Plaza
Speakers:
Congressman Chris Van Hollen on "The Disclose Act"
Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin on "Shareholders United" legislation
Congressman John Sarbanes on his "Government by the People Act."

District 18 Breakfast Club
Monday, February 9, 2015
7:30am
Silver Spring Tastee Diner
Cameron Street
The speaker will be State Senator Rich Madaleno, Vice Chair of the Maryland State Senate Budget and Taxation Committee.
District 20 Night in Annapolis
Monday, February 9, 2015
6-8pm
Room 170
Lowe House Office Building
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis MD
Questions or rsvp to Monica Ettinger at
constituents.delegatehixson@gmail.com or 410-841-3469
Montgomery County Civic Federation
Monday, February 9, 2015
7:45pm
County Council office building, 1st floor auditorium
All Things Road Repair
Josh Faust from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT), and Lon Anderson of the American Automobile Association (AAA)
Regular Monthly meeting of MCDCC
Visitors are welcome!
Tuesday
February 10, 2015

7:30pm
MCDCC Headquarters
3720 Farragut Ave #303
Kensington MD 20895
MoCo Planning Board lecture series
Wednesday
February 11, 2015

5:30pm
MoCo Planning Board headquarters
8787 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring MD 20910
George Washington's Birthday celebrated
Monday, February 16, 2015  
MCYD Membership Meeting

Postponed due to closing of county buildings
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
7pm
Postponed due to closing of county buildings
Silver Spring Civic Center
Affordable Housing: Policies that Work
County Council Member Marc Elrich
Planning Board Member Natalie Fani-Gonzalez
Moderated by D'Juan Hopewell
Postponed due to closing of county buildings
MCDCC Brunch
Sunday
February 22, 2015
12:30pm - 3pm
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Rd
North Bethesda, Maryland
Progressive Neighbors
Sunday
February 22, 2015
7pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
Legislative Priorities in Annapolis
State Senator Raskin (Dist. 20), Delegates Platt (Dist. 17), Korman (Dist. 16), Hixson, Moon, Smith (Dist 20), and others
Rockville Mid County Democratic Breakfast Club Monday, February 23, 2015
7:30am to 8:45am

Silver Diner
12276 Rockville Pike
Federal Plaza Shopping Center, where Trader Joe's and Micro Center are located
Speaker: Congressman John Delaney
Subject: "Assessment of the new Congress and what's on my plate"

District 17 night in Annapolis
Monday
February 23, 2015
5:30pm
1 West, Miller Senate Office Building, 11

Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD 

Women's Democratic Club Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Cocktails and Networking: 6:30pm to 7pm

Dinner: 7 - 8:30pm

Criminal Justice Reform after Ferguson and Staten Island:  Where Do We Go From Here?
Please join the Woman's Democratic Club for  

Dinner and Conversation with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8)

Member of the House Judiciary Committee and a Leading Voice on Criminal Justice Reform

To make your reservation for the event, send your check to Judith Heimann, 6900 Marbury Road, Bethesda, MD 20817 or reserve online at www.womansdemocraticclub.org by noon Monday, February 23

Questions about the event? Call Natalie Bouquet at 301-907-7856.

Montgomery County  Civic Federation's
Budgetpalooza
MCPS fiscal year 2016 operating budget
Thursday, February 26, 2015
7pm - 9:30pm
Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Services Center
4805 Edgemoor Ln
Bethesda
Council Member Roger Berliner's "Infrastructure & Growth: Are We Keeping Pace? Saturday, March 7, 2015
8:30am - 4pm
Bethesda Chevy Chase High School
4301 East West Highway
Bethesda
register at
http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/berliner
AADCMD State of Black Montgomery Saturday, March 7, 2015
10am - 1pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
District 18 Breakfast Club
Monday, March 9, 2015
7:30am
Silver Spring Tastee Diner
Cameron Street
The speaker will be MoCo Executive Ike Leggett.
District 19 Democratic Club Monday, March 9, 2015
7pm
Aspen Hill Library
4407 Aspen Hill Road
Rockville MD
Speaker: County Council Member Sidney Katz talking about what it's like to be a new (only 2 months) member of the MoCo Council
Regular Monthly meeting of MCDCC
Visitors are welcome!
Tuesday
March 10, 2015

7:30pm
MCDCC Headquarters
3720 Farragut Ave #303
Kensington MD 20895
MoCo Planning Board lecture series
Wednesday
March 11, 2015

5:30pm
MoCo Planning Board headquarters
8787 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring MD 20910
Annual District 18 reception Sunday, March 15, 2015
5pm
Hollywood East Cafe in Wheaton, Maryland
Faith Community Working Group Monday, March 16, 2015
7pm
Town Hall with MoCo Police Chief Tom Manger
Banquet Hall of The People’s Community Baptist Church, 31 Norwood Rd., Silver Spring
MCYD Membership Meeting
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
7pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
Rockville/Mid-County
Democratic Breakfast Club
Monday, March 23, 2015, 7:30am to 8:45am At-Large County Councilmember Hans Riemer
"The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control - To Be, or Not to Be, that is the question."

Women's Democratic Club of Montgomery County Annapolis day

Thursday
March 26, 2015
9:45am to 4pm

Maryland General Assembly House or Senate Session

Meet with Montgomery County Delegates and Senators

Lunch with David Juppe, Senior Manager, Operating Budget for the Office of  of Policy Analysis          

Visit Committee Hearings or Tour the State House
$25 for members, $35 for non-members

Muslim Democratic Club of MoCo Sunday, March 29, 2015
5pm

14 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg

a friendly and casual conversation with Maryland Democratic Party Political Director Chuck Cook

Women's Democratic Club of Montgomery County Monday, March 30, 2015
12 noon

Place: Bethesda Marriott (at Pooks Hill)

5151 Pooks Hill Road

Bethesda, MD 20814

Cost:   Members: $28

Guests:  $32

Free Parking

To make your reservation for the event, send your check to Judith Heimann, 6900 Marbury Road, Bethesda, MD 20817 or reserve online at www.womansdemocraticclub.org   

 by noon Friday, March 27 

Questions about the event? Call Natalie Bouquet at 301-907-7856

Good Friday
Friday, April 3, 2015  
Passover Seders
evening of Friday, April 3, and next evening, 2015  
Easter
Sunday, April 5, 2015  
African American Democratic Club of Montgomery County Wednesday
April 8, 2015
7-8:30pm
1319 Apple Ave
Silver Spring MD 20910
Democratic Club of Leisure World Thursday
April 9, 2015
7pm
County Council Members:
Nancy Floreen
Marc Elrich
Hans Riemer
Sidney Katz
District 18 Breakfast Club Monday
April 13, 2015

7:30am
Tastee Diner
Silver Spring
Judge Nelson Rupp, Jr. and State's Attorney John McCarthy. Judge Rupp founded drug court and was reelected to the bench in November.
Chris Van Hollen fundraiser Tuesday
April 14, 2015

7:30pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
Regular Monthly meeting of MCDCC
Visitors are welcome!
Tuesday
April 14, 2015

7:30pm
MCDCC Headquarters
3720 Farragut Ave #303
Kensington MD 20895
Jamie Raskin kickoff
Sunday
April 19, 2015

3pm
Republic Restaurant
Takoma Park
Rockville/Mid-County
Democratic Breakfast Club
Monday, April 20, 2015, 7:30am to 8:45am

Silver Diner, 12276 Rockville Pike
Speakers:  District 17 Delegation - Senator Cheryl Kagan, Delegates Kumar Barve, Jim Gilchrist and Andrew Platt
“Review and wrap-up of 2015 legislative session in Annapolis."
 

Women's Democratic Club of Montgomery County Tuesday, April 21, 2015
10-11:30am
The Jane E. Lawton Community Center
4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase
Domestic Violence:
Montgomery County's Hidden Hurts
SPEAKERS:
Laurie Duker, Court Watch Montgomery
Mindy Thiel, Safe Start
Daryl Leach, Family Justice Center
Sahar Nasserghodsi, House of Ruth
RSVP: Contact Lucy Freeman at

Dorset4708@yahoo.com, 301-654-8115

MCYD Membership Meeting
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
7:30pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
Affordable Housing: Policies that Work
County Council Member Marc Elrich
Planning Board Member Natalie Fani-Gonzalez
Moderated by D'Juan Hopewell
District 15 Democratic Caucus Tuesday, April 28, 2015
6:30pm
Normandie Farm
10710 Falls Road, Potomac
* $40 members / $45 non-members *
If you have any questions, contact Samir Paul at samir.paul@gmail.com
Greater Silver Spring Democratic Club
Montgomery County Young Democrats
Woman’s Democratic Club
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
7pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
Moderator: Charles Duffy
Invited officials:
Kumar Barve, Chair, House Environment and Transportation Committee
Kathleen Dumais, Vice Chair, House Judiciary Committee
Sheila Hixson, Chair, House Ways and Means Committee
Anne Kaiser, House Majority Leader
Rich Madeleno, Vice Chair, Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
Roger Manno, Vice Chair, Montgomery County Senate Delegation
Jamie Raskin, Chair, Senate Executive Nominations Committee
Shane Robinson, Chair, Montgomery County House Delegation
Montgomery Political Forum Wednesday
May 6, 2015
12:30pm - 2pm
Senator Jamie Raskin
Rockville Library
Montgomery County for Hillary Rally Saturday
May 9, 2015
12-1pm
Bethesda / Chevy Chase Regional Center
4805 Edgemoor Ln
MCDCC Spring Ball
Saturday
May 9, 2015
 
Mothers Day
Sunday, May 10, 2015  
District 18 Breakfast Club Monday, May 11, 2015
7:30am
Silver Spring Tastee Diner
District 18 State Senator Rich Madaleno
District 16 Town Hall Meeting Monday, May 11, 2015
7:30pm
Davis Library in Bethesda
African American Democratic Club of Montgomery County
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
7pm
Rockville Library
Women's Democratic Club of Montgomery  County, Maryland Thursday, May 14, 2015
5:30pm to 7pm
Happy Hour
Lebanese Taverna
 
7141 Arlington Road, Bethesda
301-951-8681 
Women's Democratic Club of Montgomery  County, Maryland Saturday, May 16, 2015
Book sales and signing begins at 11:15 am.  Lunch and conversation begins at 12:00.
David Axelrod for Lunch, Book Signing and Conversation

  

No signings after lunch.
Bethesda Marriott (Pooks Hill), 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda.

Cost: $25 for members/young dems; $30 guests.

To make your reservation for the event, send your check to  

Judith Heimann, 6900 Marbury   Road, Bethesda, MD 20817

or reserve online at www.womansdemocraticclub.org by noon Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Questions about the event? Call Beth Tomasello, 301-656-0969 or email wdcmcmd@gmail.com 

Western Montgomery Citizens Advisory Board Monday
May 18, 2015

7pm
Bethesda Chevy Chase Regional Service Center
MCYD Membership Meeting
Tuesday
May 19, 2015

7pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
Memorial Day
Monday, May 25, 2015  
Clubs of Color Legislative Wrap Up
Saturday, May 30, 2015
10:00am
Silver Spring Civic Center
Bethesda Chevy Chase Democratic Breakfast Club Monday,
June 1, 2015
Congressman Chris Van Hollen
District 18 Breakfast Club Monday, June 8, 2015
7:30am
Silver Spring Tastee Diner
speaker will be George Griffin, the Director of the Montgomery County Liquor Department
Regular Monthly meeting of MCDCC
Tuesday,
June 9, 2015
7:30pm
Election of 2 people to fill vacancies on MCDCC
Women's Democratic Club Tuesday,
June 9, 2015
speaker: Attorney General Brian Frosh
District 39 Dems Caucus Sunday
June 14, 2015
9901 Shrewsbury Ct, Montgomery Village, MD
Rockville Mid County Democratic Breakfast Club

Monday, June 15, 2015

7:30 am to 8:45 am

SPEAKER:   County Councilmember Marc Elrich 
SUBJECT:   “The Approved Montgomery County Budget for FY 2016 - A House of Cards?" 
MoCo Campaign Finance Law: Discussion & Informational Session Monday
June 15, 2015
Montgomery County Council building
100 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, Maryland
For more information contact Patty Vitale at 240-777-7811
Montgomery County Taxpayers League Wednesday, June 17, 2015
7-9 pm
6th Floor Conference Room
Council Office Building
100 Maryland Avenue
Rockville MD 20850
Topic: "Proposed Economic Development Corporation" - Good for Business?"
Speaker:   Ike Leggett, County Executive, Montgomery County
Hispanic Democratic Club of Montgomery County Wednesday, June 17, 2015
7-9 pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
guest speakers Mark Hugo Lopez, Pew Research Center Director of Hispanic Research, & Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro. This is a non-ticketed event open to the general public.
First day of Ramadan
Thursday, June 18, 2015 (predicted)  
Fathers Day
Sunday, June 21, 2015  
District 19 Democratic Club Tuesday
June 30, 2015
7pm
Wheaton Regional Library
11701 Georgia Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902
downstairs meeting room
Speakers: State Senator and three State Delegates for District 19, talking about what happened in the recent session of the Maryland General Assembly
Montgomery Political Forum Wednesday, July 1, 2015
12:30pm
Rockville Library, first floor meeting room
Len Lazarick, editor and publisher of
MarylandReporter.com
to discuss current events - news in our County, our governor, and the Purple Line - among them
A contribution of $2 toward the room rental is requested.
Progressive Neighbors Thursday, July 2, 2015
6:45pm
 

"Promoting Racial Justice and Public Safety
How is Maryland addressing mass incarceration, gun violence and police misconduct?

Silver Spring Civic Center
Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, Maryland
Panelists
State Delegate Kurt Anderson, Co-Chair MD General Assembly Work Group on Public Safety
Caryn Aslan, Job Opportunities Task Force, Baltimore
Garland Nixon, Maryland ACLU Board Member and WPFW commentator
State Senator Catherine Pugh (Invited), Co-Chair MD General Assembly Work Group on Public Safety
State Senator Victor Ramirez, Member MD General Assembly Work Group on Public Safety
State Senator Jamie Raskin, Member, MD General Assembly Work Group on Public Safety
A question and answer session will follow the panelists’ presentations.
Contact person: Wally Malakoff 301-587-5559

Independence Day
Saturday, July 4, 2015  
Eid al-Fitr
Friday, July 17, 2015 (predicted)  
Rockville Mid County Democratic Breakfast Club Monday, July 20, 2015
7:30 to 8:45am
 Speaker: Frank Stella,
Alliance for Retired Americans
 
Subject: Medicare/Social Security: What's At Stake In 2016 Election" 
Montgomery County Young Democrats
Tuesday
July 21, 2015
7pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
Financial Fitness for Your Teens, 20s, 30s
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Democratic Breakfast Club Monday, August 3, 2015
7:30am
The Original Pancake House, 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, in Bethesda
Congresswoman Donna Edwards
Grill  With Kirill Saturday, August 8, 2015
1pm
Seneca Creek State Park
Gaithersburg MD
District 18 Breakfast Club Monday, August 10, 2015
7:30am
Delegate Kumar Barve
Silver Spring Tastee Diner
Montgomery County Young Democrats
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
7-9pm
Silver Spring Civic Center
What's Education Got to Do with Economic Development?
Shebra Evans
Mike Durso
Susan Madden
Del. Cory McCray
Labor Day
Monday, September 7, 2015  
Montgomery County Charter Review Commission
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
8am to 9:30am
County Council building, 6th floor conference room
more information at
http://bessel.org/charter
start of Rosh Hashanah, continuing for next 2 days
evening of Sunday, September 13, 2015  
District 18 Breakfast Club Tuesday, September 15, 2015
7:30am
Kathleen Matthews
Candidate for Congress 8th District of Maryland
Silver Spring Tastee Diner
on Cameron Street
MoCo Taxpayers League Wednesday, September 16, 2015
7pm
Smash the Charter Limit on Property Taxes or Decelerate Spending?, County Council building, 3rd floor conference room
Speakers:
Steve Farber, Council Adminstrator, Montgomery County Council
Joseph Beach, Director of Finance, Montgomery County Government
Greater Silver Spring Democratic Club summer picnic Saturday, September 19, 2015
1-5pm
home of Jonathan Shurburg
Rockville/Mid-County
Democratic Breakfast Club
Monthly Breakfast Seminar Program
Monday, September 21, 2015
7:30am to 8:45am
Speakers: Democratic Board of Elections Members David Naimon & Gracie Rivera Oven 
Subject: “Will Republican control of the Board of Elections change anything for the next 4 years?" 
Place: Silver Diner, 12276 Rockville Pike, Rockville
start of Yom Kipper, continuing for next day
evening of Tuesday, September 22, 2015  
Eid al-Adha
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 (predicted)  
Montgomery County Young Democrats Saturday, September 26, 2015
2pm - 5pm

11th Annual “Paint the County Blue!”

We invite you to give an amount significant to you. Suggested $20 donation includes MCYD T-Shirt and Food Truck & Drink Tickets. No one turned away!
To sponsor this event or obtain more information, please contact ptcb@mcyd.org or 309-530-3775.
RSVP at
mcyd.org/ptcb2015
or mail a check (made out to “Montgomery County Young Democrats, Inc.”) to:
Treasurer Javiera Alarcon
Montgomery County Young Democrats
10024 Founders Way
Damascus, MD 20872

District 20 Democratic Breakfast Club

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 11am
Pat Murray, Executive Director of the Maryland Democratic Party, will summarize what he sees as the biggest challenges for the party moving forward and what thoughts he has planned for future elections.
Sponsors: Delegate Sheila Hixson,
Senator Jamie Raskin,
Delegate David Moon,
Delegate Will Smith
Brunch Served at this restaurant is $12.00 per plate.
RSVP By:
Thursday, September 24, 2015
(301) 938-8645  or
mivaughan@gmail.com
Annual Breakfast Club Dues ($5.00) may be paid at any meeting during that year. Cash or Check accepted. Checks can be made out to: 20th District Democratic Breakfast Club.

Location -

El Golfo Restaurant

8739 Flower Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Environmental Forum with Congressional District 8 candidates Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 7pm Silver Spring Civic Center

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Democratic Breakfast Club

Monday, October 5, 2015
7:30am

Del. Kumar Barve, Member, MD House of Delegates, candidate for Congress in Maryland's 8th district

The Original Pancake House
7700 Wisconsin Ave, Store D
Bethesda

Rockville Mayor and Council candidates debate Wednesday, October 7, 2015
7 pm
Hosted by the Rockville Chamber of Commerce, at the Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 Fallsgrove Dr, Rockville MD
District 18 Breakfast Club
Monday, October 12, 2015
7:30am
State Senator Jamie Raskin

Candidate for Congress 8th District of Maryland
Silver Spring Tastee Diner
on Cameron Street
Silver Spring MD
Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
Tuesday, October 13, 2015  
Montgomery County Charter Review Commission
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
8am to 9:30am
County Council building, 6th floor conference room
100 Maryland Ave, Rockville MD
more information at
http://bessel.org/charter
Rockville Mayor and Council candidates debate
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
7 pm
Senior Citizens Commission Debate - 1:00 PM
Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive
Rockville MD
Gaithersburg candidates debate
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
7:30pm
 Kentlands Clubhouse - sponsored by the Kentlands Citizens Assembly
Gaithersburg candidates debate
Friday, October 16, 2015
2pm
Asbury Methodist Village, Parker Hall - sponsored by Asbury
Rockville Mid County Democratic Breakfast Club
Monday, October 19, 2015
7am
Silver Diner
12276 Rockville Pike
Rockville, Maryland 20852
Democratic Candidates for U.S. Congress in the 8th District of Maryland: Kumar Barve and Jamie Raskin
Rockville Mayor and Council candidates debate
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
7 pm
College Gardens and Woodley Gardens Civic Associations Debate - 7:30 PM
Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive.
Montgomery County Taxpayers League Wednesday, October 21,2015, 7-9pm County Council building, 6th floor conference room
Independent Transit Authority: Boom or Bust? Speakers:
Mark Winston, Chair, Montgomery County Transit Task Force
Rich Parsons, Member, Montgomery County Transit Task Force

Consolidated Transportation Program Presentation ("Road Show") by State Highway Administration
http://smnewsnet.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/sha-logo.jpg

Thursday, October 22, 2015
7pm

Stella Werner Council Office Bldg., 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850. The Road Show will be carried live over County Cable Montgomery (Channel 6 on Comcast and Channel 30 on Verizon).

Gaithersburg candidates forum
Thursday, October 22, 2015
8am
Corner Bakery - sponsored by the Gaithersburg Germantown Chamber of Commerce
Rockville Mayor and Council candidates debate
Wednesday, October 22, 2015
7 pm
Hosted by the League of Women Voters, at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive
Rockville MD
Rockville Mayor and Council candidates debate
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
7 pm
King Farm Citizen's Assembly Debate - 7:00 PM
King Farm Community Center, 300 Saddle Ridge Circle.

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Democratic Breakfast Club

Monday, November 2, 2015
7:30am

Kathleen Matthews, candidate for Congress in Maryland's 8th district

The Original Pancake House
7700 Wisconsin Ave, Store D
Bethesda MD

Montgomery County Delegation - Annual meeting with the Montgomery County Board of Education

Thursday, November 5, 2015, 8:30am to 11am

 

Auditorium of the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville.  Annual meeting to discuss key issues facing our school system and community.

Women's Democratic Club
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
10 - 11:30 a.m.
Running as a Woman
Speakers:
Charlotte Crutchfield, Candidate, Maryland Delegate, District 19
Shebra Evans, Candidate, Montgomery School Board
Charlotte Kagan, Maryland State Senator, District 17
Aruna Miller, Maryland Delegate, District 15 
Moderator:   Susan Turnbull, Former Chair, Maryland Democratic Party

The Jane E. Lawton Community Center

4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase MD
Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
Saturday, November 14, 2015  
Women's Democratic Club
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
7pm
Candidates Forum, MD Congressional District 8
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad, 5020 Battery Ln, Bethesda, MD 20810

Joint House and Senate Priorities Hearing

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 7:30pm 3rd Floor Hearing Room, Stella Werner Council Office Bldg., 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850 - This hearing is an opportunity for the public to respond to the Road Show and to bring other issues of importance for the 2016 Session to the attention of the legislators. The Priorities Hearing will be carried live over County Cable Montgomery (Channel 6 on Comcast and Channel 30 on Verizon).
Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 26, 2015  
MoCo Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, House Hearing for local bills
Monday, November 30, 2015, 7pm 3rd Floor Hearing Room, Stella Werner Council Office Bldg., 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850 - Local bills refer to legislation affecting issues specific to Montgomery County.
start of the 8 days of Chanukah
evening of Sunday, December 6, 2015  

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Democratic Breakfast Club

Monday, December 7, 2015
7:30am

Senator Jamie Raskin, candidate for Congress in Maryland's 8th district

The Original Pancake House
7700 Wisconsin Ave, Store D
Bethesda MD
Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
Saturday, December 19, 2015  
Christmas
Friday
December 25, 2015
 
Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
Sunday, January 17, 2016  
 
Monday, Feb 1, 2016, 7:30amDel. Ana Sol Gutierrez
Last day for candidates to file for the 2016 primary election
Election-Campaign-2016
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
9pm
 
Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
Thursday, February 11, 2016  
Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
Wednesday, March 9, 2016  
First Day of Early Voting in Maryland
Thursday
April 14, 2016
10am to 8pm
 
Last Day of Early Voting in Maryland
Thursday
April 21, 2016
10am to 8pm
 
Presidential Primary Election
Tuesday
April 26, 2016
7am to 8pm
 
Republican National Convention
July 18 - 21, 2016 
Democratic National Convention
July 25 - 29, 2016 
Presidential Debate
Monday, September 26, 2016 
Presidential Debate
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 
Presidential Debate
Sunday, October 9, 2016 
Presidential Debate
Wednesday, October 16, 2016 
First day of early voting in Maryland
October 27, 2016
8am to 8pm
 
Last day of early voting in Maryland
November 3, 2016
8am to 8pm
 
Presidential General Election Tuesday
November 8, 2016
 
     
     

 

 

 


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