Today in 1884: Susan B. Anthony and more than 100 delegates from the National Woman Suffrage Association meet with President Chester Alan Arthur concerning women’s right to vote.
Anthony asked him, “Ought not women have full equality and political rights?” Arthur responded, “We should probably differ on the details of that question.”
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is Green Thursday in Fitchburg, with a free screening of “Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?” Taking you on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive, this film tells the struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers from around the world. A discussion follows. Refreshments provided. This is tonight at 6:30pm at Fitchburg Public Library, 5530 Lacy Road. For more info, call 608-729-1763.
Tonight is also Green Thursday in Middleton, with a free screening of “For the Price of Sand,” a documentary exploring the issues surrounding frac sand mining in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Sponsored by the City of Middleton Sustainability Committee and The Natural Step Monona with support from Willy Street Co-op, Madison Gas & Electric and Richard and Judy Fritz. Refreshments provided. This is tonight at 7pm at Willy West Co-Op, 6825 University Avenue in Middleton. Call 608-821-8343 for info.
Planned Parenthood has wide range of reproductive and sexual health services to keep people healthy, safe and strong. These include birth control, family planning, annual wellness exams and abortion care. There are branches throughout Wisconsin. Call 1-800-230-PLAN for details.