PubliCalendar: South Lake Union Makeover, Fighting Hunger, and Combatting Drunk Driving
Today's picks for civic nerds.
Fighting Hunger One Food Truck At A Time
10 Seattle food trucks, including the popular Skillet, Where Ya At, and Street Donuts are partnering with the global relief and development organization World Concern to combat world hunger. Buy a $5 VIP pass to enjoy the food trucks—at their four-hour eat-in— an hour before they open to the general public.
Mobile Food Fight for Hunger, Sun, September 15, noon-4pm, World Concern headquarters, 19303 Fremont Ave N, Shoreline.
South Lake Union Tour
Get the story on how South Lake Union changed from an industrial nook of the city into a 21st Century hub of bio-tech, e-commerce, non-profit, nightlife green design glamour.
The New York Times caught on last month, but the locals at MOHAI and the Seattle Architecture Foundation have the real story.
South Lake Union Extreme Makeover Tour, Sat, September 14, 10-Noon, Carroll's Clock in front of MOHAI, 860 Terry Ave. N., $15-$20
Bike with Mike
Join Mayor McGinn in raising funds for Sea Mar Community Health Centers' LEAP1% Scholarship Fund, a scholarship for college-bound Latino and Latina students, on a seven-mile bike ride from Seattle Center to South Park.
At the end, bikers can stop by Via Vadi Caffee before heading to the Fiestas Patrias parade, celebrating the independence of Mexico and several Latin American countries.
1st Annual Fiestas Patrias Bike Ride for Scholarships with Mayor McGinn, Sat, September 14, 9am, Seattle Center, free registration (donations encouraged).
Run from the Cops
You and your partner in crime can run from the cops Friday night—for a good cause this time. Complete this 5K, Special Olympics benefit, within 30 minutes or risk being “ticketed” by the police.
Run from the Cops 5K, Fri, September 13, 10pm, Mukilteo Police Department, 10500 47th Place West, Mukilteo, $40-$50.
Boogie Down at Neumos
Raid your '80s-era closet to dress up for Neumos’ '80s dance party featuring retro cover bands Nite Wave and Rewind. The party—prizes for best costumes—benefits Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest's “Someone You Know,” program which funds health care for low-income women and men.
We Can Dance If We Want To!, Fri, September 13, 9pm, Neumos, Capitol Hill, $20 adv.
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