Today in 1970: Called as witnesses, folksingers Judy Collins, Arlo Guthrie, Country Joe McDonald, Phil Ochs, and Pete Seeger are denied permission to sing as part of their testimony for the defense at the trial of “The Chicago Seven.”
Seven leaders of demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago were being tried for conspiring to incite a riot as they protested the Vietnam war.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight, Madison Socrates Cafe topic is “How Do We Create A Society From One That’s “Competitive”, to Cooperative ?” This is at 7pm at Redamte CoffeeHouse, 449 State Street. More info at 608-257-8869.
Tomorrow, Madison Storytellers presents “Origin Stories.” Listen to and share stories about your origins. What’s your home town like? Why did you get that degree that is gathering dust on your shelf? When did you get those gnarly scars on your shoulder blades? This free event is tomorrow from 7:30 to 11pm at Arboretum Cohousing, 1137 Erin Street. For more info, visit madisonstorytellers.com.
The Middleton Public Library is partnering with the Junior League of Madison to provide prom dresses to lower income teens. Donate a fancy dress, dressy shoes, or glittery hairpins by placing them in the “All Dressed UP” bin in the lobby of the Middleton Public Library before February 14th. The “All Dressed Up” event will feature volunteer hairstylists and style guides, and Klinke’s Cleaners will clean the dresses at no cost. For more info, visit midlibrary.org/newsletter.