Upcoming Bay Area GOP Events List
- Palo Alto RWF Luncheon Featuring Sue Caro
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 / 11:30 am – Michael’s Shoreline, 2960 Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View
The Palo Alto Republican Women Federated will hold their monthly luncheon with guest speaker Sue Caro, Chair of the Alameda County Republican Party and CRP Bay Area Regional Vice Chair. Her topic will be, “The Republican Party, Changing the Message.”
RSVP: Send check for $24 payable to PARWF to Jo’Anne Zschokke, 2285 Oberlin Street, Palo Alto, CA 94306. Social begins at 11:30am; Lunch at Noon. Questions? Call Jo’Anne at 857-9395.
- Santa Rosa RWF Dinner Featuring Tim Anaya
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 / 6:00 pm – Flamingo Hotel, 2777 Fourth Street , Santa Rosa
The Santa Rosa Republican Women Federated will host a dinner meeting with featured speaker Tim Anaya, Director of Communications for the Pacific Research Institute. He will discuss why our state is leaning further to the left every day, and what is to be done about it.
RSVP: Call (707) 538-9804 for reservations and information. Cost: $36 in advance; $42 at the door. Open to the public.
- SVARW Breakfast Meeting Featuring Steve Frank
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 / 9:00 am – Three Flames Restaurant, 1547 Meridian Avenue, San Jose
The Silicon Valley Association of Republican Women will host their breakfast meeting with guest speaker with special guest Stephen Frank, longtime political adviser and Editor of California Political News & Views. Topic: “The 2018 Elections and What They Mean”.
RSVP: Purchase tickets online. Cost: $15 (includes buffet breakfast.) Check-in opens at 9:00am; Program begins at 9:30am.
- Piedmont Area RWF Spring Luncheon with Steve and Susie Swatt
Thursday, March 29, 2018 / 11:30 am – Sequoyah Country Club, 4550 Heafey Road, Oakland
The Piedmont Area Republican Women Federated invites you to their Spring Luncheon with guest speakers Steve and Susie Swatt, co-authors of the award-winning book “Game Changers: Twelve Elections that Transformed California.” Steve Swatt is a veteran political analyst and public relations executive. Susie Swatt is a member of the National Advisory Council of the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley. Both have extensive careers in the political arena.
RSVP: For reservations and information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost: $35 per person.
- So. Monterey RWF Luncheon Featuring Johnny Tacherra
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 / 11:30 am – Lawrence’s Restaurant, 611 Canal Street, King City
The Southern Monterey County Republican Women Federated will hold their April Lunch Meeting with guest speaker Johnny Tacherra, candidate for State Senate in the 12th District. He will talk about his qualifications for office and his goals in the State Senate when elected.
RSVP: For more information and to make reservations email email@example.com or call Karen at (831) 385-1333. Cost: $15.
- World Affairs Council of Sonoma County Presents John C. Williams
Friday, April 6, 2018 / 12:00 pm – Flamingo Hotel, 2777 4th Street, Santa Rosa
The World Affairs Council of Sonoma will host a luncheon with guest speaker John C. Williams, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. His topic will be “The current economic outlook and its implications for monetary policy.”
RSVP: Contact Joe Leadem at (707) 547-2040 by March 30. You must have a reservation to be admitted. Cost: Members $31; Guests $36.
- CA Congress of Republicans Endorsing Convention
Saturday, April 7, 2018 / 11:30 am – St. John’s Episcopal Church, 125 Canterbury Drive, Aptos
The California Congress of Republicans will hold their Endorsing Convention in Aptos! Learn more.
RSVP: Use this response form to register. 11:30am Registration opens; Noon working lunch; 5pm Adjournment followed by a wine and cheese reception.
- Liberty Forum of Silicon Valley Presents Charles C. W. Cooke
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 / 6:15 pm – IFES Portuguese Hall, 432 Stierlin Road, Mountain View
The Liberty Forum of Silicon Valley (formerly The Conservative Forum) welcomes speaker Charles C. W. Cooke, editor of National Review Online. It’s been said that the Second Amendment is the most important of the Bill of Rights, as it is the one that secures all the others. Charles C. W. Cooke has a unique perspective on the Second Amendment, having immigrated to the United States from Great Britain, where there is no enumerated right to bear arms. His topic will be “The Second Amendment: Where Did It Come From, and Where Is It Going?”. Learn more.
RSVP: Register Online. Cost: 2018 Members – No charge; First Time Attendees $5; Non-members – $15. Doors open at 6:15pm; Program begins at 7:00pm.
- PRI Reception Featuring Sally C. Pipes
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 / 6:30 pm – Salesforce East, 350 Mission Street, 27th Floor, San Francisco
The Pacific Research Institute (PRI) invites you to join them for an evening reception and book signing to launch Sally Pipes’ new Encounter Broadside, “The False Promise of Single-Payer Health Care.” Sally C. Pipes is PRI’s President, CEO, and Thomas W. Smith Fellow in Health Care Policy. She makes the case against such a system by offering evidence of its devastating effects on patients in Canada, the United Kingdom, and even the United States. Long wait times, substandard care, lack of access to innovative treatments, huge public outlays, and spiraling costs are endemic to single-payer.
RSVP: Register online. Cost: Sir Antony Fisher Freedom Society Members: $25; Non-Members $50; Young Leaders Circle Members: Free.
- MPRWF Candidates’ Forum
Thursday, April 12, 2018 / 12:00 pm – Rancho Canada, 4860 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley
The Monterey Peninsula Republican Women Federated will host a Candidates’s Forum including local, legislative, and statewide Republican candidates in the June Election.
RSVP: Register by calling (831) 484-1104 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost: $25.00 for members; $28 for guests; payable to MPRWF.
- Blackhawk RWF Presents Mark Meuser
Thursday, April 12, 2018 / 5:30 pm – Blackhawk Country Club, 599 Blackhawk Club Drive, Danville
You are invited to join the Blackhawk Republican Women Federated for hors d’oeuvres and no-host cocktails as they hear a presentation by attorney Mark Meuser, Candidate for Secretary of State, the state’s chief election officer. He will discuss problems with California’s election process as well as his priorities to protect citizens’ voting rights, restore confidence in secure and fair elections, and utilize Silicon Valley knowledge and experience to modernize the office.
RSVP: Pay online, or make your check payable to “Blackhawk Republican Women” and mail to Jane Parish, 366 Jacaranda Drive, Danville, CA 94506-2125. You may also email email@example.com or call (925) 216-6663. Cost: $25. Check-in and Social at 5:30pm; Speaker at 6pm.
- California Trailblazers Campaign Training
Saturday, April 14, 2018 / N/A – Location provided upon RSVP, , Orange County
The California Trailblazers Trainings will continue with a “Grassroots and Campaign Management” one-day session in Orange County. The campaign school will offer insight from Republican leaders and top political experts on what it takes to win. Attendees will have special access to the best political minds in the country to ask questions and seek advice on their campaigns.
- Stanford Distinguished Visitor Lecture on Public Service with Ted Koppel
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 / 4:30 pm – Paul Brest Hall, Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford
Ted Koppel, longtime anchor of ABC News’ Nightline, who earned his master’s degree at Stanford in 1962, will deliver the Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor Lecture on Public Service and the University.
RSVP: This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required. The Distinguished Visitor event begins with a reception at 4:30 p.m., followed by the lecture at 5:00 p.m.
- SPARC Dinner with Panel Discussion on Judge Persky Recall
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 / 6:00 pm – Fremont Hills Country Club, 12889 Viscaino Place, Los Altos Hills
The South Peninsula Area Republican Coalition (SPARC) invites you to join them for their April Dinner featuring Stanford Law Professor Michele Landis Dauber, proponent for the recall of Judge Aaron Persky, and LaDoris Cordell, retired judge who opposes the recall effort. The Committee to Recall Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky was formed in 2016 following his controversial sentencing in the Brock Turner sexual assault case. Turner was convicted of sexual assault on an unconscious woman. Come hear both sides on the recall that will be on the June ballot.
RSVP: For more information and to make your reservation, visit www.sparcgop.org. Early-bird pricing ends April 15th. Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members; $25 for Students. After April 15: $45 for Members; $50 for Non-members.
- Contra Costa GOP Political Trivia Night
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 / 6:00 pm – Location to be Announced, ,
The Contra Costa County Republican Party will host Political Trivia Night that is open to Registered Republicans only. You must be 18 to participate. Save the date and more details will be provided.
- CAGOP Spring Convention 2018
Friday, May 4, 2018 / N/A – Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego
Save the dates of May 4-6 for the California Republican Party’s Spring Convention in San Diego. U.S. Senator Joni Ernst will keynote the Saturday night dinner, and delegates will consider endorsements for statewide candidates and ballot measures.
- Election Day!
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 / 7:00 am – Statewide, ,
California will hold their June Primary Election.
- California Trailblazers Campaign Training
Monday, June 11, 2018 / N/A – Location provided upon RSVP, , Sacramento
The California Trailblazers Trainings will continue with a “Running in the General and Policy Briefing” two-day session in Sacramento on June 11-12. The campaign school will offer insight from Republican leaders and top political experts on what it takes to win. Attendees will have special access to the best political minds in the country to ask questions and seek advice on their campaigns.