Today in 1170 BCE: The first recorded strike took place in Egypt when necropolis workers who had not been paid for their work in more than two months sat down and refused to work until they were paid and able to eat.
It’s This Weekend’s Action Calendar!
Tomorrow, the MadWest Winter Farmers Market takes place from 8:30am to noon at the Lussier Community Center at 55 South Gammon Road. You’ll find organic produce, pasture-raised meats, artisan cheeses, fair-trade coffee, homemade chocolates, and local baked goods. The MadWest Winter Farmers’ Market will take place every Saturday through December 22nd. For more info, call Eric at 608-772-4461.
Also tomorrow, there will be an Ecological Restoration Work Party in the Core Area and Curtis Prairie at the Universtiy of Wisconsin Arboretum. Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas.This will be from 9am until noon. Meet at the front steps of the Visitor Center, 1207 Seminole Highway. More info at uwarboretum.org.
Dane County Friends of Ferals volunteers are dedicated to bettering the future of feral cats. Their mission is to establish a no-kill standard and promote the value and well-being of Dane County area feral cats. Call 467-4067 for details.