Tonight is an End of the Semester Celebration and Fundraiser Party at Rainbow Bookstore! Enjoy a holiday shindig, with a silent auction, and a crafty corner to make your own cards, decorations and buttons. At 6pm bring a dish to share for a potluck! This family-friendly, alcohol-free event is from 4 to 8:00pm at Rainbow Bookstore, 426 West Gilman. For more info, call 257-6050.
This Sunday is the Starkweather Annual Winter Solstice, featuring ice lanterns, hot chocolate and cider, drumming, singing, dancing, wishes and hope for more light in our lives. This free event is Sunday from 4 to 7pm at Olbrich Park, 3329 Atwood Avenue, across from Olbrich Gardens.
Next Monday, all are welcome to a noon vigil to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the World War One Christmas Truce, when the troops put down their arms, on all sides – and sang and ate and played soccer together. This is Monday, December 22nd, from 12 noon to 1pm at the corner of MLK Avenue, outside the downtown post office. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.