Today in 1818: Abigail Adams, former First Lady of the United States, dies.
Many of her ideas, documented in her correspondence with her husband, John, influenced the government of the United States. She was politically active to the point where opponents referred to her as “Mrs. President”
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is a Fireside Pumpkin Carving and Radical History of Samhain and Halloween! Hosted by the Madison Infoshop as part of the Madison Free Skool, this is tonight at 8pm at the Madison Infoshop, 1019 Williamson Street. For more info, call 262-9036.
Get a peek at Norway, Behind the Scenes at the Mount Horeb Public Library on Thursday, November 14th, at 6:30 pm. Peggy Hager, Norwegian language professor at UW-Madison, presents Norway through its history and nature, and discusses what Norway is like today. Space is limited, and reservations are required. For more info and to R.S.V.P. email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 608-437-5021, extension 109.
Street Pulse seeks innovative ways to alleviate and raise awareness of homelessness and poverty. They are looking for volunteers to write, interview, edit and fundraise. Street Pulse meets every Sunday at 6pm at the Memorial Union. Check Today in the Union for room location. Call 608-492-1294 or go to streetpulsenews.org.
The Respite Center is a safe place for kids, ages birth to fourteen, whose families are under stress or in crisis. They need volunteers to play with kids four hours a week. Training is required. Call 244-5730 for details.