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Check Democratic Clubs' Events and Political Events for other activities. A full list of all our organizational meetings is also available.

Unless otherwise noted, you do not need to be a member of the Democrats of Rossmoor Club to attend our functions.


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August 21, Tuesday — Write2Blue

1:30–3:30 p.m. in the Gateway Multipurpose Room 3

We create post cards and short notes to send to political leaders and voters about issues that are important to Democrats. Activity sheets and supplies are provided, although we greatly appreciate any donations of post and note cards and stamps. Please bring a favorite pen and return address stickers if you have them. Chocolate is served! For questions call Tricia Spiegel at 925-954-7377. RSVP to Tricia Spiegel at pkspiegel@comcast.net or just show up!


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August 22 and 29, Wednesdays —
Call volunteers in key CA Districts (4, 10, 21, 22) to Get Out the Vote

4–6 p.m. in the Gateway Oak Room (the card room)
Refreshments will be available.

Join us to call Democrat volunteers to schedule them for various election work tasks and dates for four California Congressional Districts: CA 4 (currently McClintock); CA 10 (currently Denham); CA 21 (currently Valadao); and CA 22 (currently Nunes).  You’ll need to bring a smartphone OR laptop/iPad/tablet with charger. We’ll train you.  We are not calling voters until several days before the election for Get Out the Vote.  To participate, please contact Emily Blanck at emilyblanck@comcast.net or Diana Doughtie at ddoughtie16@gmail.com.


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Any day from home and/or August 22 and 29, Wednesdays —
Text volunteers across the U.S. for Get Out The Vote

From home any day and/or 4–6 p.m. Wednesdays in the Gateway Oak Room (the card room)

On any day from home and on Wednesdays 4-6 pm., we text Democrats across the U.S. to vote, volunteer, and/or contact Congress on key issues. To get started with training (1-1 any day of the week) and for additional information, contact Susan at stlewis@amihome.com.  You’ll need a smartphone OR laptop/iPad/tablet with charger. We use a website (not your phone’s texting app or your phone number), selecting (not typing) pre-written texts to send initial texts and to respond.


August 23, Thursday — General Meeting Mark DeSualnier Town Hall

6 p.m. social and town square / 7 p.m. speaker at the Event Center

Bring your questions for our favorite Congressman. Everyone is welcome, regardless of political affiliation.


August 25, Saturday — Special Event with Willie Brown

4 p.m. speaker / 5:30 p.m. social  at the Event Center

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Cosponsored by the DoR and the Rossmoor LGBT Alliance Club, Democratic Party politician Willie Brown will speak. He will give us his take on the many challenges facing Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections, President Trump, and more. Stay for the question and answer period, followed by a social hour. The Rossmoor LGBT Alliance is asking for a $10 contribution to help fund their projects.

Now a frequent commentator and columnist, Brown also heads the Willie L. Brown, Jr., Institute on Politics and Public Service, where he shares his knowledge and skills with a new generation of California leaders.


September 4, Tuesday — Book Club (note day of week change)

3 p.m. in Gateway Multipurpose Room 2

The September book will be the Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America by Alissa Quart. From the New York Times: “Quart is a sympathetic listener, getting people to reveal not just the tenuousness of their economic situations but also the turbulence of their emotional lives... We could all use her expert guidance through the maze.”


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September 4, Tuesday — Write2Blue

2–4 p.m. in the Gateway Multipurpose Room 3

We create post cards and short notes to send to political leaders and voters about issues that are important to Democrats. Activity sheets and supplies are provided, although we greatly appreciate any donations of post and note cards and stamps. Please bring a favorite pen and return address stickers if you have them. Chocolate is served! For questions call Tricia Spiegel at 925-954-7377. RSVP to Tricia Spiegel at pkspiegel@comcast.net or just show up!


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September 5, 12, 19, and 26, Wednesdays —
Call volunteers in key CA Districts (4, 10, 21, 22) to Get Out the Vote

4–6 p.m. in the Gateway Oak Room (the card room)
Refreshments will be available.

Join us to call Democrat volunteers to schedule them for various election work tasks and dates for four California Congressional Districts: CA 4 (currently McClintock); CA 10 (currently Denham); CA 21 (currently Valadao); and CA 22 (currently Nunes).  You’ll need to bring a smartphone OR laptop/iPad/tablet with charger. We’ll train you.  We are not calling voters until several days before the election for Get Out the Vote.  To participate, please contact Emily Blanck at emilyblanck@comcast.net or Diana Doughtie at ddoughtie16@gmail.com.


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Any day from home and/or September 5, 12, 19, and 26, Wednesdays —
Text volunteers across the U.S. for Get Out The Vote

From home any day and/or 4–6 p.m. Wednesdays in the Gateway Oak Room (the card room)

On any day from home and on Wednesdays 4-6 pm., we text Democrats across the U.S. to vote, volunteer, and/or contact Congress on key issues. To get started with training (1-1 any day of the week) and for additional information, contact Susan at stlewis@amihome.com.  You’ll need a smartphone OR laptop/iPad/tablet with charger. We use a website (not your phone’s texting app or your phone number), selecting (not typing) pre-written texts to send initial texts and to respond.


September 11, Monday — Film

1 and 7 p.m. in Peacock Hall

The September film Get Me Roger Stone is a 2017 American documentary film exploring the life and career of notorious Republican dirty trickster and longtime Trump adviser, Roger Stone, the right-wing gadfly who helped shape the 2016 presidential election.


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September 13, Thursday — Thank God We're Democrats Candidate Night

6:00 p.m. social; 6:30 p.m. candidates in the Event Center (note change of venue)

Candidates:

  • Eleni Kounalakis, Democratic candidate for our Lieutenant Governor
  • Tony Thurmond, State Supt. of Public Instruction
  • Trying to arrange Congressmen Mark DeSualnier, Jerry McNerney, and others

Please bring finger foods to share. $5 wine and $1 soda will be available.

Elect Democrats...Vote straight ticket in November!


September 27, Thursday — General Meeting

6 p.m. social and town square / 7 p.m. speaker at the Event Center
Speakers: Carla Marinucci and Joe Garofoli

Details to follow.


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October 3, Wednesday — Special Event
Vote with the League of Women Voters

4 p.m. at the Event Center