Today in 1962: Nobel Prize-winner Linus Pauling pickets the White House with others protesting the resumption of nuclear weapons testing.
He had been invited there by President John Kennedy, to be honored at a dinner along with other Nobelists.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
The Radicals and Progressives “Meet and Eat” is tonight at 5pm at the Orient House Restaurant, 626 South Park Street. More info at 249-0879.
This Saturday afternoon is Local Fruit and Farming! Sample unique fruits from currants and saskatoons to elderberry; learn about growing fruit in your own backyard and neighborhood; meet farmers Erin and Rob from Hilltop Community Farm and Ian from Living Earth Community Farm and hear about their new “Fruit n Farm Currantcy” program. There is a suggested donation. Location is 2421 Chamberlain Avenue. RSVP by tomorrow to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Low cost spayings and neuterings for dogs and cats are available through the Dane County Humane Society and Maddie’s Fund. There are various times and prices and they include an FVRCP vaccine. Caretakers of feral or free-roaming cats can be helped as well. Call 838-0413 extension 103 for more info.
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.