Today in 1979: The first national gay and lesbian march for civil rights in Washington, D.C., draws over 100,000 demanding an end to all social, economic, judicial, and legal oppression of lesbian and gay people.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight, the Madison Historical Society hosts a free online webinar titled “Genealogy Webinar: Where Do I Begin? This webinar will discuss online and archival library collections used in researching your family history. The webinar is free, but registration is required. Info online at wisconsinhistory.org/libraryarchives.
Tonight, New York Times best-selling author Karen Thompson Walker will be at the Mount Horeb Public Library. Walker is author of The Age of Miracles, Mount Horeb Public Library’s 2013 Big Read book. The novel features a girl growing up in a time when the earth’s rotation is slowing, causing disruption in crops, gravity and human behavior. This is tonight at 6:30pm at the library, 105 Perimeter Road in Mount Horeb. RSVPs appreciated. For more info call 608-437-5021, extension 109 or visit mhpl.org.
On Wednesday, October 23rd, the Sustainable Business Network’s quarterly breakfast meeting hosts special guest speaker Dave Cieslewicz, the new Executive Director of the Wisconsin Bike Federation. This will be October 23rd from 7:30 to 9am at Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street. To register, visit sustaindane.org. For more info call Danielle at 608-819-0689, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.