Today in 1958: Hundreds of anti-United States demonstrators hurl melon-sized rocks, attacking a limousine carrying Vice-President Richard Nixon in Caracas, Venezuela.
President Eisenhower immediately will order four companies of Marines and paratroopers to Caribbean bases to back White House demands that Venezuela guarantee Nixon’s safety.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tomorrow night is the Sewing Machine Project, a presentation with Margaret Jankowski – part of the United Nations Association of Dane County Monthly Meeting. The Sewing Machine Project’s basic philosophies are providing tools to support women’s endeavors and asking machine recipients to “pay it forward” in their own communities. This is tomorrow night at 7pm in Predolin Auditorium at Edgewood College, 1000 Edgewood College Drive. More info at unadane.com.
Next Saturday, May 18, the Fitchburg Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee is sponsoring an “Agriculture Past and Present Bike Tour” of Fitchburg, where participants will learn about and visit some agricultural sites on bikes. Board member Kristine Guderyon Goetz will introduce Fitchburg Fields to the participants. For more info or to sign up, email Wade Thompson at email@example.com.
The Goodman Community Center Older Adult program offers a regular calendar of activities and resources for living well for adults age 60 and over. No reservations or registrations are required for meals and programs. For details, call 241-1574, extension 232, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.