Sunday, May 14, 2017

Coming this week

Lots of important stuff happening this week! Please complete the form if your event is missing!

Monday, May 15 at 5:30 p.m. the League of Women Voters has its annual meeting.

At 6:30 p.m. the La Crosse County Democratic party will hold its VERY IMPORTANT  monthly meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. in room 102 Wimberly Hall on the UWL campus. Three candidates for state party chair will be at the meeting to talk about their vision for the party going forward and answer questions. If you are not a member of the party but want to make sure good progressive candidates run for state and federal office in the future, consider joining to have a say going forward (you may join at the meeting). Also at this meeting, the first reading of revised by-laws and constitution.

Tuesday, May 16 at 1 p.m., WEAC Region 10/Retired Educators are presenting, "Building Community Partnerships to Support Public Education." RSVP here.

At 6:30 p.m., the Grandview Emerson Neighborhood Association (GENA) will hold its monthly meeting at  Emerson Elementary School. (If you are not on FB, you can still see most of the page by scrolling down and reading between the PLEASE SIGN IN notice until you get the YOU MUST SIGN IN notice. If that happens, try opening the page in an incognito/private window).

6:30 p.m. Carolyn Dvorak, Southwest Regional Director of the Wisconsin Bike Fed will lead a bike ride from the Southside Neighborhood Center as part of a three-part transportation safety workshop. Must register by Monday, May 15.

Our Wisconsin Revolution will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. at the Ho-Chunk Three Rivers House. 

Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m., attend the monthly meeting of the Citizen Climate Lobby in La Crosse at 401 West Avenue South.

At 7:15, supporters of public transportation can meet and talk with Susan De Vos, president of the Wisconsin Transit Riders Alliance at an informal get together at the Birchwood Room of the Black River Beach Neighborhood Center. (Bring some treats to share if you want!)

At 7:30, SURJ and Democracy for America are sponsoring a screening of the important documentary, 13th. The documentary, directed by Golden Globe nominee (for Selma), Ana DuVernay, explores the prison boom and the criminalization of African Americans.

Friday, May 19, attend the all day Midwest Active Transportation Conference at UWL. 

Saturday, May 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ReNEW La Crosse will be at work in the Lower Northside Depot Neighborhood.

Come to Seedling Saturday at the La Crosse Public Library (8th and Main). "Check out" tomato, pepper, and herb seedlings between 9 and 11 a.m. a.m. (Come early for best selection).

At 10 a.m., Gundersen Health System is hosting a program on Seasons in the Coulee Region at the historic Ben Logan (The Land Remembers) farm near Gays Mills to celebrate the re-release of this classic book of the area.

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