Today in 1984: Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is shot to death by two Sikh members of her own security guard while walking in the garden of her New Delhi home.
Gandhi’s son, Rajiv, a member of parliament and a leader in the Congress-I Party, was sworn in as Prime Minister following the assassination.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Join fellow garden enthusiasts and book lovers to discuss books about plants, gardens, nature, and the environment at the new Olbrich Gardens Book Club. This group is for adults and youth ages 16 and up. November’s book is The Brother Gardeners by Andrea Wulf and will be discussed on Sunday, November 17th from 1:30 to 3:30pm. The discussion is free, but space is limited so register early. Registration deadline for the November 17th meeting is Thursday, November 7. To register and for more info, call 608-246-4550.
City of Madison Voter Education Ambassadors are deputized to register voters and are able to answer frequently asked questions about the voting process, absentee ballots, voter residency, accessibility, and more. The City Clerk will offer five Voter Education Ambassador training sessions this November. For more info, email the Madison City Clerk’s Office, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 608-266-4601.
City of Madison residents can recycle their single use household batteries by bringing them to a variety of locations. For more info, visit cityofmadison.com/streets or call the City Recycling office at 267-2626.