Today in 1923: Sandar Din and his bride, Berilla Nutter, get married at sea outside California’s three-mile limit. Both Sutter and Contra Costa counties have refused the mixed-race couple a marriage license.
The state’s county clerks often apply anti-miscegenation laws to Punjabi men, even though they fall into the Caucasian category. Consequently, couples must travel to other states or find an imaginative way to wed.
It’s Today’s Action Calendar!
Mayor Soglin and the Common Council want to hear your ideas for making Madison a better place. Your ideas and votes will help develop the themes of this year’s community budget conversations. Tonight at 7pm is a community budget conversation titled “Eat, Play, and Enjoy.” This is at the The Villager Atrium Community Room, 2300 South Park Street. More info at cityofmadison.com/budget.
Mad City Vegan Fest and the UW Animal Rights Society are sponsoring the “Mad City Vegan Fest Kick-off” on Friday night, June 7th, at Union South, 1308 West Dayton Street. There is a cost for this event. Visit veganfest.org to order advance tickets. For questions, call Gina at 608-446-2243.
You can make an impact on the life of a senior adult by assisting them to remain independent and living in their own home. Volunteers are matched with a senior and help with light housekeeping or other tasks once a week or bi-weekly. To get involved, contact Laura with the Madison Coalitions of Older Adults at 608-243-5252 or firstname.lastname@example.org.