The sixteenth president of the United States gets a lot of attention. Abraham Lincoln was a key figure in the Civil War, the subject of countless books and films and his face resides on the penny and five-dollar bill (very popular denominations since the onset of the Great Recession). But Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, seems forever bound to live in his shadow.
If you want to know more about Mrs. Lincoln, take the opportunity to learn about this first lady with Mary Todd Lincoln: Her Life, a presentation from Dr. Janet Worthington.
3 p.m. FREE. Heatherwood Retirement Community, 5277 Kootenai St., Boise, 208-345-2150.