Come join in for all three parts of this panel and workshop series at the Vera. The first panel, Art and Activism, will include local artists discussing how they view art as a catalyst for activism. The second event is titled "Seattle Style Racism and Cultural Differences," and the last is "Sharing Our Stories of Power, Privilege, and Oppression." All three of these are the third Thursday of the month, starting on March 21st. You may bring food in lieu of the entrance fee! $0 to $10.
Proud and Partying. Pride Fest stands as the largest free Pride Festival in America and opens at Seattle Center from 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The parade starts at 11: a.m. Sunday from Westlake Center and continues down to Fourth Avenue to Seattle Center. Enjoy DJs, beer, food, vendors, non-profit activism under the shadow of the Space Needle. Stay tuned for updates.
Tell your elected representatives about your personal (political) issues and feelings (about policies and proposals). Free.
Do you support decriminalizing pot? Do you want to get involved in the crusade against puritanical anti-pot crusaders? Then come learn about pot policy at this public community meeting, hosted monthly by the Cannabis Defense Coalition. Free.
Stuck in a rut with the perennial job hunt? Join others in the same boat for a weekly community meeting where you'll have a chance to discuss resume building, applications, and everything else related to the job search. Free.
Meet up at Central Library's Level 4, Room 5 book club. Tell other readers about your favorite tomes, what you're reading right now, and what you're looking for next. Brown bag lunches are encouraged. Free.
A meeting with the Seattle Youth Commission, a group of young people, aged 13-19, gather to foster dialogue between other youths and elected city officials. Teenagers interested in city politics, here's the place you can go. Held in the Boards and Commissions Room, 2nd Floor. Free.
The Interfaith Task Force on Homelessness's vision is to be "the informed, reliable, and consistent voice of the religious community on homelessness in the Seattle and King County area." Free.
Cost: $12 for members, $15 for non-members, OR $5 min. coffee/tea Time: 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.: Discussion Group 11:15 - 11:30 a.m.: Registration 11:30 - 11:45 a.m.: Intro & Brief Business 11:45 - 12:00 o.m.: Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.: Speaker 1:00 - 1:15 p.m.: Announcements $5.00.
If you love science and beer, then you will love the Burke's new trivia night at the College Inn Pub. Prizes will include drink vouchers and all sorts of other souvenirs. Come join every first Thursday from tonight until June. $5.00.
If you want to take a tour of the super shiny Central Library, sign up in person at the Level 3 Welcome Desk. Tours are first-come, first-served and are limited to 20 people. They last about an hour. Free.
Join the Nature Consortium every third Friday of the month for a free, public, guided hike through the West Duwamish Greenbelt, the largest forest remaining in Seattle. Executive Director of the Consortium Nancy Whitlock will guide the hike and explain the history and features of the Greenbelt. Mild difficulty. Free granola bars, but bring your own water bottle! Call or email for specific location. Free.