PubliCalendar: Transit Trivia, Trade Talks, and Climate Change Ideas
Today's picks for civic nerds.
Show off your transit smarts at Transit Trivia Night, where winning teams (four per team) compete for transit-themed prizes and bragging rights.
The event benefits Transportation Choices Coalition, the non-profit that fights for comprehensive transit options statewide.
Transit Trivia Night, Wed, October 9, 5:30–8:30pm, Buckley's Belltown, 2331 2nd Ave, suggested donation $25.
Free Trade Talks
EU Ambassador Vale de Almeida will be in Seattle to talk about trade relations between the EU and U.S.—particularly, negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which would be the biggest bilateral trade and investment agreement in history.
For all international relations nerds out there, this is the perfect chance to get a breakdown of TTIP from an insider's perspective.
The Big Deal: The U.S., EU, and the building of the world's biggest free trade area, Tues, October 8, 8–9:30am, Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle, 1301 5th Ave, Suite 1500, Seattle, $10–$35.
Ideas for Climate Change Prevention
Passionate about climate change? Head over to Seattle City Hall tonight to hear a presentation from Al Gore's Climate Reality Project and toss around ideas in the interactive workshop for ways to combat climate change in Seattle communities.
RSVP for a light dinner.
Hot Ideas to Cool Seattle, Mon, October 7, 5:30–8pm, Seattle City Hall, Bertha Knight Landes Room, free.
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