Transit planning expert Jarrett Walker will be presenting "A Field Guide to Transit Quarrels," which examines common confusions and disagreements that come with launching transit projects. While that might sound boring as shit, Walker's talk is timely and probably essential to understanding the scope of the Alaskan Way Viaduct and the tunnel project, so go educate yourself. (GGLO Space At The Steps, 1301 First Avenue, Level A, 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.)

JOE FITZGIBBON JOE FITZGIBBON JOE FITZGIBBON: Tonight presents another opportunity to toast the dreamy 34th District challenger (he's even hotter with whiskey breath). Go see him, maybe even listen to what he's saying, but definitely see him. (Moe Bar, 925 E Pike Street, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., 21+)

Streets for All Seattle is hosting a kickoff party for its campaign to make transportation in Seattle more efficient and friendly for pedestrians and bikers. The event will feature Mayor McGinn and members of the City Council, who will play some rounds of "Streets for All Jeopardy". Three bands will also be featured. (Nectar Lounge, 412 North 36th Street, 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.)


Spend a quiet evening at home recovering from this, IF YOU CAN:



The 43rd District Democrats are hosting their Summer BBQ and Silent Auction. The guest list includes names like McDermott, DelBene, Chopp, McGinn, and Conlin—a veritable who's who of local Democratic politicians, if you're into that sort of thing. For everyone else, there's pork. (Ravenna Park, 2000 NE 58th Street, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)