March Marching & Parades

Happy International Women's Day! 
1- This weekend's St Patrick's day will have some political candidates marching and make-up meetings from the last storms. 
2- Making sure that your voter registration is up to date is the first step in participating in the Blue Tidal Wave coming this fall...
3- March 15th - CIDC General Membership MeetingJoin the CIDC next week to meet the members, review the strategic plan, and get ready for the coming Blue Wave.
If you have news, please send it to our feedback page- Mark & Amy & Sandy

March 10th - St Patrick's Parade in Yarmouth with Bill Keating
The CIDC & YDTC are encouraging people to walk with Senator Julian Cyr and Congressman Bill Keating in the Parade.
We will be meeting at 10 am on Saturday at the Parade in Yarmouth, in slot B11. There is parking at the nearby Stop and Shop. If interested, we would appreciate it if you could RSVP at the link below.
March 10th - 10 am - Harwich DTC Meeting
School Superintendent Scott Carpenter will speak to our committee on Saturday. We are also inviting the High School Democrats.

Join them this Saturday, March 10th at 10:00 a.m. at the Harwich Community Center.

Wednesday, March 14th, 3-4 pm - Vineyard Haven Meet and Greet with Setti Warren Mayor of Newton, Candidate for Governor

Black Dog Cafe, 509 State Road Vineyard Haven, MA

Setti Warren is running for governor because it’s time for a new generation of leaders to tackle economic inequality in Massachusetts

R.S.V.P. at - Please feel free to share. All are welcome to attend.

#NationalSchoolWalkout for 17 minutes at c. 10 am across every time zone to protest Congress’ inaction

Thursday, March 15 - Bourne DTC Meeting
Keystone Place Pub, 218 Main Street, Buzzards Bay

Presentations by Ross Berry, Field Organizer, Safe Patient Limits Ballot and by Sandra Faiman Silva of Independence House, a leading resource in crisis counseling and advocacy.

March 10th - 7 PM - Casino Night with the Chatham Rotary Club
Wayside Inn, Main St, Chatham.

Fundraiser for local scholarships and the Chatham Rotary Good Works Fund.

Thursday, April 12th - 6PM-8PM Yarmouth - Safety training for Families, Caregivers, and First Responders Serving Individuals with Special Needs
F.O.R.W.A.R.D. - Yarmouth Police Station, 1 Brad Erickson Way, West Yarmouth, MA

April is Autism awareness month! - Provided by A.L.E.C. (Autism & Law Enforcement Educational Coalition)
Learn how to help manage crisis situations with individuals with Autism and related developmental disabilities.

RSVP to [email protected]

March 24 - 11 AMMarch For Our Lives Hyannis
367 Main St, Hyannis, MA - the newly established Cape Cod Student Board intends to hold our march in Hyannis. Mainly led by students, we created this out of inspiration from the brave teen survivors of Parkland Florida. -
Sunday, March 25 - 11:30 AM Andrew Kamarck Award Luncheon
Brewster · Captains Golf Course - The Brewster Dems will be honoring Representative Sarah Peake for her dedication to promoting policies and legislation that make our community stronger, in the spirit of Andrew Kamarck's contributions to Cape Cod Democrats and the community.

Buffet Luncheon, Cash Bar - Tickets are $35. To purchase on Act Blue,

Thursday, April 5th - - 2018 Chinatown Banquet6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Save the Date to join the Massachusetts Democratic Party Chair Gus Bickford, Dinner Chairs Mayor Martin J. Walsh and City Councilor Michelle Wu in bringing back the Chinatown Banquet -

The China Pearl, 9 Tyler St, Boston, MA 02111 - 8 Course Banquet Dinner - Drink Tickets - DJ

April 28th - CIDC Dinner - Save the date! Details to come soon.

Wednesday, April 18 - Hyannis DTC - How the Changing Climate Affects Cape Cod, A Community Forum

A community forum on How the Changing Climate Affects Cape Cod will be held on Wednesday, April 18, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Barnstable Senior Center, 825 Falmouth Rd., Route 28, Hyannis. Doors open at 6:30.
 A distinguished panel of speakers will present current information on climate impacts and answer questions from audience members. Also, representatives from local environmental organizations will offer ideas on how community members can be engaged in important efforts on local climate issues. The panel will be moderated by Britt Beedenbender, Town Councilor, Precinct 4, Barnstable.

Speakers for the event will be Richard Delaney, President and CEO, Center for Coastal Studies, Andrew Gottlieb, Executive Director, Association for the Preservation of Cape Cod, Jo Ann Muramoto, Ph.D, Director of Science Programs, APCC, and Madhavi Venkatesan, Ph.D., Assistant Teaching Professor of Economics, Northeastern University and Executive Director of Sustainable Practices.

The forum is sponsored by the Barnstable Democratic Town Committee, in honor of Earth Day (April 22) and is free and open to the public.

March 9, & March 23 - Cord Cutting Workshops

State Representatives Randy Hunt (R-Sandwich), Sarah Peake (D-Provincetown), Will Crocker (R-Barnstable), and Tim Whelan (R-Brewster), and state Senator Julian Cyr (D-Truro) announced that they scheduled a series of cord-cutting workshops across Cape Cod. The first session is slated for March 2, at the Sandwich Council on Aging. The Yarmouth South Library will host the second on March 9; the final, at the Harwich Council on Aging, on March 23. All seminars will be free and open to the public.

Attendees can expect to learn more about over-the-air programming, streaming equipment (such as Apple TV and Roku), and streaming services (such as Sling TV, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and CBS All Access). Consumers will also discover how they can use their internet connection to eliminate their landline telephone service.