Today in 1981: International Women’s Day for Disarmament is declared, calling for the peaceful resolution of conflict, and an end to the horror and devastation of armed conflict.
It’s This Weekend’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is the Disability Pride Madison Kick-Off Event. There is a requested donation, but no one will be turned away due to inability to pay. This is tonight at 7pm at the Brink Lounge, 701 East Washington Avenue. More info at disabilitypridemadison.org.
Tomorrow is a March Against Monsanto! – one of many actions happening around the world. Speakers, street theater, plus a GMO dump – bring your worst genetically engineered food item for toxic disposal and share your testimonial about why it’s so dangerous. This is tomorrow at 1pm at the State Street corner of the State Capitol.
Tomorrow, “Sustainable Saturday Nights!” is from 6 to 9pm at James Reeb Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 2146 East Johnson. After a potluck meal, there will be opportunities for sharing through a “Sustainability Open Mic.” Childcare assistance provided. Sponsored by the Emerson East Neighborhood Association’s Sustainability Task Force and James Reeb’s Peace, Justice and Sustainability group. For more info, call Tim at 608-630-3633.
Also tomorrow is a panel discussion on “Rebuilding a Fighting Labor Movement.” This is at 7pm on the UW Campus. Check “Today in the Union” for location. There is a suggested donation. For more info, search on Facebook for “Rebuilding a Fighting Labor Movement” or call 608-492-1053
Sunday is BobFest 2013! This 16th annual free outdoor music festival celebrates the music of Bob Dylan with local bands performing from 11am to 7pm. It will be held outside, so bring a chair. This is at 137 South Albany Street in Spring Green. For more info, call 608-588-7070 or visit SpringGreenGeneralStore.com