Today in 1955: Albert Einstein, Bertrand Russell and nine other scientists warn that the development of weapons of mass destruction has created a choice between war and survival of the human species.
The Russell-Einstein Manifesto was published in London and became the basis for the Pugwash Conference of scientists two years later.
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.
Tonight, the Western Starlanders will perform at Olbrich Botanical Garden. There is a small suggested donation. Summer concerts in the garden occur each Tuesday night this month at Olbrich Garden, 3330 Atwood Avenue. More info at 608-246-4550, or visit olbrich.org.
The Fair Housing Center of Greater Madison is offering a free fair housing training seminar for owners and managers of rental property tomorrow from 12 to 2pm. This will be at the Sequoya Branch Library, 4340 Tokay Boulevard. The seminar is free. Please register in advance. For more info or to register, call the Fair Housing Center at 257-0853.
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi is convening a series of forums this summer, to provide attendees emergency preparedness resources, including vulnerability assessment tools the county is currently utilizing through Parisi’s Climate Change Action Council. The forums are free and open to the public: Tonight’s forum is at 6 p.m. at the Monona Community Center, 1011 Nichols Road, in Monona. More info at countyofdane.com/press