"Voluntary simplicity"—a worthy goal in tough economic times, or a hobby for old ladies who can't bear to throw away ruined pantyhose without first making them into hair scrunchies? The Simplicity Circle could go either way; attend one of their weekly Monday meetings to find out where. (St. Johns United Lutheran Church, 5515 Phinney Avenue North, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., free.)


State Senator Adam Kline (D-36) is meeting with his southeast Seattle and Tukwila constituents tonight to get feedback on the last legislative session. If you never get around to emailing your representatives but have something to say, you should go. (PacMed Campus on Beacon Hill, Quarters 1, northwest corner of 14th Avenue South and South Judkins Street, 7:00 p.m.)

"Sustainable Path: A Green Economy" is the first in a three part series of talks on sustainable agriculture, architecture, and economics. Economics professor Joel Magnuson and Michelle Long, executive director of Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, will try to explain what a "green economy" would look like. (Town Hall, 1119 8th Avenue, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30pm, $15.)