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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Review our upcoming events for programs your club can promote locally:

July 2018

  • July 1: Lions districts and multiple districts may apply for 2018-2019 Leo Leadership Grant Program
  • July 15: Lions Club Activity Report due
  • July 15: Last day to enter Centennial Service Challenge and Legacy Projects in MyLCI

August 2018

  • August 1-5: USA/Canada Leo Leadership Forum (Westchester, New York, USA)
  • August 8: Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
  • August 12: International Youth Day
  • August 8-12: Leo Latin America Forum (Montevideo, Uruguay)
  • August 9-11: LCIF Board of Trustees Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
  • August 15: Leo Club Excellence Award applications due
  • August 15: Top Ten Youth Camp and Exchange Chairperson Award applications (YCE-110) due
  • August 25-September 1: Leo Europa Forum (Visegrad, Hungary)
  • August 31: Deadline for the Club and District Team Excellence Awards
  • August 31: Deadline for Presidential Zone and Region Chairperson Awards

September 2018

  • September 7-9: ANZI Forum (Wellington, New Zealand)
  • September 20-22: USA/Canada Forum (Columbus, Ohio, USA)

October 2018

Vision Awareness Month
Lions Membership Growth Month
Leo Membership Growth Month

  • October 1: Deadline to purchase Peace Poster Contest kits from Club Supplies Sales
  • October 9: Application deadline for Matching, Lions Quest and Diabetes grants to be reviewed at the January 2019 board and LAC meetings
  • October 11: World Sight Day
  • October 12: Application deadline for SightFirst grants to be reviewed at the January 2019 SightFirst Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting
  • October 14-17: International Board of Directors Meeting (Ojai, California, USA)
  • October 15: International White Cane Safety Day
  • October 25-27: EUROPA Forum (Skopje, Macedonia FYROM)

November 2018

Diabetes Awareness Month

  • November 1: International Leo Day Video Contest submissions due
  • November 14: World Diabetes Day
  • November 15: Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning Peace Poster (per contest) to the district governor
  • November 15: Leo October Membership Growth Award nominations due
  • November 15-18: OSEAL Forum (Haikou, Hainan, Peoples Republic of China)

December 2018

  • December 1: Postmark deadline for a district governor to send one winning Peace Poster entry to the multiple district council chairperson and for clubs not belonging to districts and districts not belonging to multiple districts to send one winning Peace Poster entry (per contest sponsored) to the Public Affairs Division
  • December 1: Postmark deadline for a district governor to send one winning essay to the multiple district council chairperson and for clubs not belonging to districts and districts not belonging to multiple districts to send one winning essay (per contest sponsored) to the Public Affairs Division
  • December 5: International Leo Day
  • December 5-8: ISAAME Forum (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
  • December 5-8: Leo ISAAME Forum (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
  • December 15: Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning Peace Poster to the Public Affairs Division
  • December 15: Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning essay to the Public Affairs Division

January 2019

Hunger Awareness Month

  • January 6-12: LCIF Week
  • January 8: Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, IL, USA)
  • January 9-11: LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
  • January 11: Last day for early discount on convention registration fees
  • January 13: Melvin Jones’ birthday
  • January 15: Leo Club Program Advisory Panel nominations due
  • January 15: Peace Poster Kits go on sale from Club Supplies Sales
  • January 16-19: FOLAC Forum (Rosario, Argentina)

February 2019

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

  • February 1: International Peace Poster contest winners will be notified on or before this date
  • February 8: Application deadline for Matching and Diabetes grants to be reviewed at the May 2019 board and LAC meetings
  • February 12-14: First Vice District Governor/District Governor-elect Seminar (Days 1-3)
  • February 15: International Childhood Cancer Day

March 2019

Eye Donor Awareness Month

  • March 31: Last day for regular convention registration fees

April 2019

Environmental Awareness Month
Family & Friends Month
Leo Club Awareness Month

  • April 1: Leos of the Year Award nominations due
  • April 3-7: International Board of Directors Meeting (Reykjavik, Iceland)
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • April 27: Lions Worldwide Induction Day
  • April 30: Deadline for submission of 2019-2020 Regional Lions Leadership Institute (RLLI) Grant applications

May 2019

Strengthen Membership Month

  • May 1: Deadline for advance convention registration and hotel room requests to be received
  • May 1: Deadline for convention registration refunds and hotel deposit refunds for individual cancellations
  • May 1: Deadline for International Contest (Newsletter and website) entries to be received by Public Affairs Division
  • May 6: Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
  • May 8-10: LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
  • May 12: Application deadline for SightFirst grants to be reviewed at the August 2019 SightFirst Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting
  • May 12: Application deadline for Lions Quest grants to be reviewed at the August 2019 Lions Quest Advisory Committee (LAC) meeting
  • May 15: Deadline for filing Officer Reporting Form (PU101)

June 2019

  • June 1: Helen Keller Day
  • June 5: World Environment Day
  • June 7: Lions Clubs International Birthday
  • June 15: Deadline for submission of pre-certified delegate forms for voting at International Convention
  • June 30-July 4: International Board of Directors Meeting (Milan, Italy)

July 2019

  • July 5: First Vice District Governor/District Governor-elect Seminar (Day 4)
  • July 5-9: 102nd International Convention (Milan, Italy)

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