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Sunday Forum: “The Iditarod – Alaska’s Famous Dog Sled Race”

March 4 @ 10:10 am - 10:50 am

First Unitarian Church of Milwaukee

Presenter: Mary Beth Peterson, World Traveler, Public Speaker.

Everyone has heard of the Iditarod, but few are aware of the logistics for this thousand-mile annual event known as “The Last Great Race On Earth.”

World traveler Mary Beth Petersen’s slide program documents every aspect of this great wilderness race, typically run in minus 20–40 degree Fahrenheit weather. Dog lovers and endurance sport enthusiasts will especially enjoy this program.

Host: Christian Becker.

Sunday Forum is a Sunday morning lecture series at First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee that showcases provocative, sometimes controversial, speakers discussing topical issues of the day: politics, the environment, health issues, the arts, education and more. Click here for a full list of coming Forum programs . The Forum — in Max Otto Hall on our second floor — begins at 10:10 a.m. and lasts about 45 minutes. Speakers give a 30-minute presentation, followed by questions and brief comments from the audience. Coffee is served. Childcare is available.

The First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee is a progressive church for spiritual community, social justice, and intellectual freedom, active in Milwaukee since 1842.

Visit us for Sunday services, forums, religious education for children & youth, and other programs and social activities. Visitors are welcome!

Parents, feel free to let your children experience our Religious Education classes up to three times without commitment to see if it’s the right fit. Find more about our Religious Education program here.


March 4
10:10 am - 10:50 am
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Max Otto Hall
1342 N. Astor St.
Milwaukee, WI
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