Today in 1966: Two hundred people sit in at the New York City offices of Dow Chemical Company to protest the widespread use in Vietnam of Dow’s flammable defoliant Napalm.
It’s This Weekend’s Action Calendar!
Tonight, the new “Almanac Singers” will perform at the Madison Labor Temple. A small donation is requested. There will be a “social hour meet and greet” with the singers at the Labor Temple Bar from 6:30-7:30, with the performance at 7:30. Sponsored by The South Central Federation of Labor and Wisconsin Labor History Society, this is at 1602 South Park Street. More info at scfl.org
Tomorrow, the Meadowood Neighborhood Association is holding a neighborhood festival with local musical groups, community picnic, and arts and crafts vendors. Free and open to the public, this is supported, in part, by a grant from the City of Madison. This is tomorrow from noon to 9pm at the Meadowood Community Park, on the corner of Thrush Lane and Leland Drive. For more info, check out the “Meadowood Neighborhood Festival” page on facebook.
Tomorrow is a Peace Parade with the VFP National Convention! Speakers include Todd Dennis, George Martin, and Will Williams. Music by Raging Grannies, Solidarity Singers, Forward Marching B and more! Bring your banners for peace! This is tomorrow at 4pm at the State Street corner of the State Capitol. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.