Today in 1958: The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, or CND, is founded in London by philosopher Sir Bertrand Russell, then 86 years old, and the Reverend Canon John Collins of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
The peace symbol was originally developed for CND.
It’s This Weekend’s Action Calendar!
Tomorrow is a free community reading from A Sand County Almanac and other works by Aldo Leopold. Listeners may drop in and out at any time; light refreshments will be served. This is tomorrow from 9:30am to 3:30pm at the UW-Madison Arboretum Visitor Center. Enter the Arboretum at 1207 Seminole Highway. Parking is free. More info at uwarboretum.org/events.
This weekend, tribal members and treaty rights supporters will gather at the First Summit of the Federation of United Tribes at the Ho-Chunk Casino and Convention Center in Baraboo. Meet indigenous people of many nations. Learn about the history and law of treaties, the science of air and water quality monitoring, and the vital importance of the treaties between the tribes and the United States in fulfilling our responsibility to protect our mother earth. A nominal fee includes Saturday lunch. For more info, visit federationofunitedtribes.org, or call Sheila at 715-284-5676 or Cecilia at 715-896-5075.
Sunday is the Winter Concert Series at Olbrich Botanical Gardens with Ladydeadpoets, performing 21st Century Delta Rock. Sponsored by Oakwood Village Prairie Ridge. There is a small suggested donation at the door. This is Sunday at 2pm at Olbrich, 3330 Atwood Avenue. More info at olbrich.org.