Making Democracy Work

LWV Marietta-Cobb Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Mt. Bethel Elementary School (in the parking lot)
1210 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, 30068
22nd Annual East Cobber Parade. The League of Women Voters Marietta-Cobb will walk in the 22nd Annual EAST COBBER Parade held on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 10 am, RAIN or SHINE! League of Women Voters members, friends, neighbors, family, adults & children, as well as dogs on leashes, are all welcome to march with us in the Parade! Parade participants dress in red, white and blue, wave and smile at spectators, and enjoy some spectators' cheers for the League of Women Voters! We carry a large banner with our League of Women Voters Marietta-Cobb name. (Cobb TV 23 may broadcast the parade live.) The 1-mile parade route begins at 10 am in the Mt. Bethel Elementary School parking lot (1210 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta 30068), travels south on Johnson Ferry Road and turns left onto Olde Towne Parkway. (Note: Johnson Ferry will close to traffic by 9:30 am.) Following the parade from 11 to 3, is the East Cobber Festival will be held at the Johnson Ferry Baptist Church south parking lot (located on the Johnson Ferry Road side). The free Festival will feature arts and crafts, local businesses, food concessions, carnival games, and an entertainment stage. If you would like to walk in the parade with the LWV, please call Janet at 770 993-1115 or reply to for more information.
Monday, September 18, 2017
Marietta Fire House
(Conference Room #1)
112 Haynes Street
Marietta, GA 30060
NEW DATE: Book Discussion on Tax Reform. Come and join us as we explore our current tax system and proposals for reform. We will have a book discussion surrounding this issue with the following reads: 1)"A Fine Mess + a global quest for a simpler, fairer and more efficient tax system" by T.R. Reid and 2)"The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age" by David Callahan. Become informed about tax issues! Mark your calendar and join our discussion on Sept. 18th!
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
KSU (main campus)
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, GA 30144
National Voter Registration Day 2017. LWVMC and Alpha Kappa Alpha (Rho Zeta Omega Chapter) will be participating in NVRD, a nationwide, nonpartisan effort to register hundreds of thousands of voters on Sept. 26, 2017. The League and AKA will be available to assist voters who want to register or update their registration if they have moved. For more information or if you would like to assist us with this event, please contact Shelly Morola at
October 2017
TBD Power of the Vote Luncheon.
Monday, October 9, 2017
TBD National Institute for Civil Discourse Program. Join us as we examine the state of civility in our current political system.
Monday, November 13, 2017
TBD Presentation on the new GA Adoption Law.
Monday, December 11, 2017
TBD League's Holiday Dinner/Social.
February 2018
TBD Black History Month Tea/Discussion.
February 2018
TBD LWVGA Lobby Day at the Capitol.
March 2018
TBD Women's History Day Event.
May 2018
TBD League's Annual Meeting.
May 2018
TBD LWVGA State Convention.