Today in 1982: In the world’s largest-ever peace demonstration, (until the U.S. invasion of Iraq), one million rallied in New York City’s Central Park to support the newly formed Nuclear Freeze Campaign which called for a halt to all nuclear weapons testing worldwide.
It’s Today’s Action Calendar!
Today and every Wednesday, Tai Chi Center of Madison offers a free community drop-in Tai Chi class. Stillness and motion, mind and body connect with easily followed instruction for beginners, or challenging practice for experienced students. Free and open to all, this is from 5:30 to 6:30pm at 301 South Bedford, Suite 219. More info at taichicenterofmadison.com
Tonight, dress as a person or corporation for the Corporate Prom! – a fundraiser for South Central Wisconsin Move to Amend. Prom dress is optional but there is a costume contest! There is a suggested donation. This is tonight at 6pm at High Noon Saloon, 701 East Washington Avenue. More info at scwmta.org.
Tonight is a forum on “Frankenfood: Monsanto GMOs versus Sustainable Family Farms.” Speakers: Dela Ends, owner and operator of an organic CSA farm, and Warren Porter, professor of zoology research at UW Madison. This starts at 6pm tonight with a cheese and cracker reception, with the speakers at 6:30. This is at Basics Food Cooperative, 1711 Lodge Drive in Janesville. This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics. More info at rockcountyprogressives.org.