Today in 1756: The “The Friendly Association for gaining and preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures” is founded in Philadelphia.
It was comprised primarily of Quakers who wished to pursue peaceful coexistence between the native peoples and the European immigrants to the Pennsylvania region.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight, IWW Social Action and Solidarity sponsors a free screening of “An Injury to One”- an award-winning documentary that recounts the murder of Frank Little for union organizing at Butte, Montana in 1917. This is at at 7pm in Room 200 at The Fountain building, 122 State Street. For more info,call 608-284-9082 or 815-685-8567.
Tonight is the Radicals and Progressives Meet and Eat bi-monthly dinner meeting. This is at 5pm at La Hacienda, 515 South Park Street. More info at 249-0879.
The Pleasant Springs Garden Club will host a Garden Tour fundraiser for the Stoughton Inclusive Dream Park this Friday and Saturday. There is a cost and tickets are available in advance at a variety of locations, as well as at each of the homes on the day of the tour. This is July 25th and 26th from 10am to 3pm. More details and garden locations at stoughtondreampark.org.
Books to Prisoners is a non-profit organization sponsored by Rainbow Bookstore that sends books to prisoners in Wisconsin and other states. They accept donations. More details at 257-6050 or rainbowbookstore.coop.