Today in 1994: Genocide in Rwanda begins. Over the following 90 days, at least a half million people are killed by their countrymen, principally Hutus killing Tutsis.
This day is commemorated annually with prayer vigils in Rwanda.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is First Monday, First Person: a free Monthly Salon for Memoir Writers. Sign up on arrival to read on a first-come, first-served basis, and receive group feedback. Listeners welcome as well as readers. The salon meets the first Monday of every month except for official holidays. Tonight’s salon is from 6 to 7:45pm at Goodman South Madison Branch Library, 2222 South Park Street. For more info, call Sarah at 347-7329 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tonight, A Room of One’s Own bookstore welcomes Phong Nguyen for a reading and book signing from his book “Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History.” This is tonight at 7pm at the bookstore, 315 West Gorham Street. Call 608-257-7888 for more info.
Tonight is Walk with a Doc! Join Dr. Brad Meyers and his wife, nurse Gretchen Geist, for a walk through Warner Park. They will discuss the basics, treatment, and prevention of hypertension and answer any questions on the topic. This is at 6pm. This is at Warner Park, 2930 North Sherman Avenue. For more info, email email@example.com.