Community

SR 99 Corridor hearing and open house- WSDOT

The hearing is an opportunity to learn about and comment on our proposed change to the route of SR 99 in downtown Seattle from the Alaskan Way Viaduct along the waterfront.

We have studied five different routes for the proposed bored tunnel, and we will continue to study the latest proposed bored tunnel alignment along with the elevated structure and cut-and-cover tunnel as part of the environmental review process.

Note: A short presentation will begin at 6 p.m.  read more »

Location

Silver Cloud Inn - Stadium
1046 First Ave. S
Seattle, WA

BURIEN FARMERS MARKET

Burien Farmers' Market -
every Thursday from the beginning of May through mid-October. The Farmers' Market has developed into a very successful market with 40 to 50 vendors each week. Vendors include a food booth, handmade goods, farm fresh produce and fresh baked products. Vendors must meet the guidelines of "Washington State Farmers Markets”.

Repeats every week until Thu Oct 14 2010 .

Location

Burien Town Square
5th S.W. and S.W. 152nd Street
Burien , WA

Burien Clean Sweep!

Burien Clean Sweep
Burien Fire Station #2 - 8th Ave SW and SW 151st Street

Burien Clean Sweep is a city-wide clean-up morning. Volunteers gather at 8:00 a.m. at the fire station and one or two other staging areas for coffee, juice, donuts, etc. They are then assigned to a team and given gloves, garbage bags, buckets, brooms and safety vests. Volunteers are dispatched to an area of the city to clean up trash.  read more »

Location

Burien Fire Station #2
8th Ave SW and SW 151st Street
Burien, WA

Pottery Sales!

Twice a year the potters at the Moshier Art Center gather to sell their handmade wares.

Come to this amazing sale to find hundreds of items such as mugs, bowls, serving dishes, casseroles, garden art, soap dishes, jewelry, holiday items, and more!

Come early for best selection. Checks or cash accepted.

For more information: 206-988-3700

Location

Moshier Community Art Center
430 South 156th
Burien, WA
Phone: 206-988-3700

Transitioning to a Resilient Seattle

Participants will consider questions like, "What would a resilient Seattle look like in 2030?" and "How do we get there?"

A light lunch will be provided for attendees. Please RSVP at rsvp@transitionseattle.com

Location

Garfield Community Center
2323 E. Cherry Street
Seattle, WA

Tool Drive and CHOSS Spring Start Sale

If you have any tools just sitting around dormant and you'd like to put them to good use in the community, bring them to the CHOSS Spring Start Sale this Saturday. Tools will benefit the new Sustainalbe West Seattle Tool Lending Library.

The Library has only two requirements for donated tools: They must be in working order and they must be non-gas powered.

The Tool Library will give a free CHOSS veggie start to the first 75 people who contribute a qualified tool (limit one per person) and all donations are tax-deductible.

Location

South Seattle Community College,

Out for Sustainability Hosts Earth Gay Event

Join OUT for Sustainability as they join with Nature Consortium for an afternoon of habitat restoration in West Seattle.

The Pigeon Point Park will be the target of such activities as removing invasive species and planing.

Gloves and refreshments will be provided.

Email gerod@outforsustainability.org or call Gerod at 206-295-4734

Location

Nature Consortium
1901 SW Genesee Street
Seattle, WA
Phone: 206-295-4734

Sustainable West Seattle April Community Forum: Zero Waste

Please join us this Monday for a discussion about creative ways we can all reduce our waste streams and lighten our footprint on the planet.

Heather Trim from Zero Waste Seattle, joined by representatives from West Seattle's Alchemy Goods and Reusies will guide us through a discussion on what we can do in our homes and community to:

Reduce impacts on wildlife
Reduce our carbon footprints
Support sustainability
Reduce resource demand
Save money
Reduce pollution

Location

The Senior Center of West Seattle,
4217 SW Oregon Street

First Aid at Sea

Washington Sea Grant and Port of Seattle Fishermen’s Terminal are cosponsoring a Coast Guard-approved First Aid at Sea course for commercial fishermen and recreational boaters. Topics include cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, patient assessment, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, hypothermia, cold-water near-drowning, immobilization, backboards, first-aid kits and more.

The fee for the workshop is $80. Space is limited, so pre-registration is advised. To register or for more information, contact Sarah Fisken, WSG Marine Education Coordinator, at 206.543.1225 or sfisken@u.washington.edu.

Location

Nordby Building
Fishermen's Terminal

36th District Town Hall Meeting

State Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Rep. Mary Lou Dickerson and Rep. Reuven Carlyle will talk about the 2010 legislative session and what future steps our state should take. The legislators will also discuss other issues, including legislation affecting the 36th District, and take comments and questions from constituents.

Location

Q Cafe
3223 15th Ave. W.