Today in 1972: Paul McCartney’s song, “Give Ireland Back to the Irish,” is immediately banned from airplay by the BBC.
It’s Today’s Action Calendar!
A “Retain the Rain Workshop” is scheduled for Saturday, March 1st, where attendees will learn how to plan for and install rain gardens to help local lakes and streams. These simple yet effective projects help rain soak into the ground instead of becoming pollution-carrying stormwater on its way to our lakes and streams. There is a small registration fee. Workshop registration deadline is February 21st. For more info, call 608-224-3746 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help Middleton Outreach Ministry go for the Gold in the Olympic feat to end hunger in our community. Teams are needed to compete in the fourth annual Canstruction Madison, by building structures out of canned and packaged food. The event will be held at KEVA Sports Center on May 1st, and team registration is happening now! For more info, call Elaine 826-3414, or visit canstructionmadison.org.
Street Pulse seeks innovative ways to alleviate and raise awareness of homelessness and poverty. They are looking for volunteers to write, interview, edit and fundraise. Street Pulse meets every Sunday at 6pm at the Memorial Union. Check Today in the Union for room location. Call 608-492-1294 or go to streetpulsenews.org.