East. The Community Forum on Marriage Equality is sponsoring a debate on the topic of same-sex marriage. It's tonight, in eastern Massachusetts. Four panelists have been invited, and one of them is the fearless Dr. John Diggs (homeschool dad, internist, and social conservative).
Logistics: 7-9 pm Thomas Crane Public Library 40 Washington Street, Quincy
Midwest. I received an e-mail from my friend, Charlie Meadows, with a reminder that this Saturday, March 25th at 7:00 PM, the Naylors will be hosting a musical family (Second Wind) from Colorado who play a mix of Gospel, Blue Grass-Folk and Irish Celtic music. Travis Thompson, the 18-year-old son, won the mandolin contest in the National Flat-picking Championships in Winfield, Kansas.
No charge; bring a lawn chair; more information. Directions: Exit at I-35 at Waterloo Road, and go a half mile east to Pine Street in Logan County, OK. Turn north, and go 3.7 miles. The driveway to the stage will be on the right.
West. This isn't about an event to attend, but it's a plug for a California home scholar. Published in yesterday's Lewrockwell.com is a column about the 'Miseducation of Pieter Friedrich.' (Update: Pieter blogs, in more detail about this topic.)
Meanwhile, Josh Trevino, writing from San Francisco, blogs about the vitriolic directed at homeschooling and at mini-con Ben Domenech (and his family). Clever of Mr. Trevino to bring up the mighty name of Holt, but such a fact amounts to a "whoosh" for these head cases. [See Proverbs 15:2, sentence 2.]
Entire Country: Early this evening, catch Duke's J.J. Redick, on CBS, making threes. C'mon you Jane Austen moms, it's time to become acquainted with several members of the cast of the Sweet Sixteen. Update: A light-hearted glimpse into the wives of the NCAA coaches. Message: The color red and supportive women are in. Redick Update: Alas, it was a weepy night for J.J. and a few other stalwarts.