Today in 2003: Brazil’s new leftist president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, suspended purchase of 12 new fighter planes, saying money could be better used to relieve hunger.
It’s This Weekend’s Action Calendar!
Tonight, Absolutely Art and Café Zoma host an opening reception for hand-colored photography by Virginia Rose and acrylic paintings by Eugene White. Meet the artists and view their work, with catering by Bunky’s Cafe and live music. This is tonight from 5 to 9pm at 2322 Atwood Avenue. The show will run through January. For more info, call 249-9100.
Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin, Inc. operates EBT services at the Dane County Farmers’ Market year round. The Saturday market moves to the Madison Senior Center at 330 West Mifflin Street tomorrow. Customers receiving FoodShare benefits can withdraw funds to spend on local, delicious foods from the Market and enjoy this community atmosphere. For more info, call 608-246-4730.
The Discussion Series on Healthy Eating meets for the second time this Sunday from 2 to 4pm, downstairs in the Youth Room, at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, 953 Jenifer Street. The topic will be: Sugar-Free Desserts and How to Make Changes in Your Diet. This series is sponsored by the Madison Free Skool. More info at: madisonfreeskool.wordpress.com (spelling skool with a “k”)
The Respite Center is a safe place for kids, ages birth to fourteen, whose families are under stress or in crisis. They are looking for volunteers to play with kids four hours a week. Training is required. Call 244-5730 for details.