Today in 1893: Abigail Ashbrook of Willingboro, New Jersey, refuses to pay taxes because she was denied the right to vote because she was a woman.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is First Monday, First Person: a free Monthly Salon for Memoir Writers. Sign up on arrival to read on a first-come, first-served basis, and receive group feedback. Listeners welcome as well as readers. The salon meets the first Monday of every month except for official holidays. Tonight’s salon is from 6 to 7:45pm at Goodman South Madison Branch Library, 2222 South Park Street. For more info, contact Sarah White, facilitator, at 347-7329 or email email@example.com.
Tonight is a Madison Infoshop Collective Meeting – new volunteers always welcome! Help keep your local community activist resource clearinghouse alive and kicking. This is at 6:30pm at the Madison Infoshop, 1019 Williamson Street. More info at 262-9036 or madisoninfoshop.org.
Have you ever thought about commuting by bike, but didn’t know where to start? Tomorrow night, and the first Tuesday of every month, Sustain Dane and Planet Bike sponsor a Beginner’s Bicycling Workshop. Learn the basics – safety, rules of the road, gear, and more. Find out tips and tricks from guest speakers and get a free bike light! This is tomorrow night at Redamte, 449 State Street. To RSVP and for more info, visit wisconsinbikefed.org/events.