Tonight, the Radical Summer School Series continues with “The Gaza Slaughter.” David Williams will facilitate the discussion, exploring themes in the book by New York Times bestselling author and journalist, Max Blumenthal. This is at 6:30pm at Rainbow Bookstore, 426 West Gilman. For more info, call 284-9082.
Saturday is the 10th annual Mexican Independence Festival, with food, live music, kids activities, and a Mexican independence history exhibit. This free event is Saturday from 10am to 10:30pm at the Mallards stadium, 2920 North Sherman Avenue. More info at mexicanfestival.org.
This coming Sunday, the North American Kringle Competition will be a special feature of the debut party for “Eat Smart in Denmark,” a culinary guide to Danish cuisine co-authored by Carol “Orange” Schroeder. Sample kringle from around the country, along with æbleskiver, [able-skeever] smørrebrød, [SMUHR-bruth] and other Danish foods. The event is free and open to the public. This is Sunday at 5pm at Hotel RED, 1501 Monroe Street. For more info, call 608-255-821.