Today in 1916: Dr. Ben Reitman is arrested in Cleveland for organizing volunteers to distribute birth control information at an Emma Goldman lecture on birth control.
Reitman was sentenced to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine plus court costs.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight, the Weston A. Price Foundation, Madison Chapter, hosts the discussion “Nutrient-Dense Foods for the Holidays.” Bring your favorite nutrient-dense celebration recipes to share. There will be book and gift card giveaways of Nourishing Traditions, Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby and Child Care, and Willy Street Co-op gift cards. Refreshments provided and children are welcome. This is tonight from 7 to 9pm at the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, 953 Jenifer Street. For more info, call Carolyn at 221-8696.
Tomorrow at noon is a free brown-bag lecture on “The Land Ethic in Hunting Today.” Sharing research and insights from Leopold’s writings, Dr. Chris Webster will examine the evolving role of hunters in the conservation and management of wild ungulate populations. The talk includes info on deer population trends, associated ecological impacts, and the contemporary role of hunting in Leopold’s land ethic. Open discussion will follow the presentation. This is tomorrow at noon at The Leopold Center, E13701 Levee Road in Baraboo. More info at aldoleopold.org or call 608-355-0279.
The Parental Stress line helps prevent child abuse by connecting parents who are stressed or feeling alone with volunteers who talk with them by phone. Training is necessary. Call 241-4888 extension 26 for details.