PubliCalendar: Where Do We Go From Here?
Today's picks for civic nerds
Gun Reform: Where Do We Go From Here?
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence president Dan Gross will be at Town Hall to speak on the omnipresent national discussion of gun legislation.
Following Gross's presentation, a panel moderated by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer's Joel Connelly with Washington Ceasefire president Ralph Fascitelli, Tony Gomez from Seattle and King County Public Health, and state rep. Cyrus Habib (D-48, Kirkland) will explore long-term methods to stymie gun violence.
Where Do We Go From Here?, Mon, May 12, 7:30–8:45 pm, Downstairs at Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, $5.
West Seattle Transportation Coalition General Meeting
Join the WSTC and mayor Ed Murray's transportation policy advisor Andrew Glass Hastings Tuesday night to discuss transit related issues facing West Seattle and the city as a whole. Several topics will be on the docket, including the fallout from Proposition 1's failure (see this morning's Fizz), and earthquake contingency plans.
The WSTC's new and returning board members will be confirmed at the beginning of the evening, and the festivities will conclude after a quick brainstorm of topics to address with Washington State Secretary of Transportation Lynn Peterson at the next meeting, June 10.
WSTC General Meeting, Tue, May 13, 6:30–8:30 pm, High Point Neighborhood House, 6400 Sylvan Way SW, free.
Community Budget Workshop
The Seattle City Council is looking for input on 2015-16 spending priorities, and has one more workshop remaining on the schedule.
This final workshop will be focused on public safety and civil rights. The agenda begins with a brief presentation from the City Budget Office before attendees break into small groups to discuss the details with council members.
Community Budget Workshop, Wed, May 14, 6–8pm, Youngstown Cultural Arts Center Room 111, 4408 Delridge Way SW, free.
Advance Notice For June 7
Seattle Works Day
Another year, another works day. The Seattle community has long been dedicated to maintaining the beauty and virtue of its great city, and this well-organized day of volunteering offers Seattlites an excellent opportunity to band together to get some work done at 40 nonprofits around the city.
Teams of volunteers will be put together by captains to complete tasks for different do-gooder organizations.
Form or join a team and enjoy a hard day's work followed by an after party with tacos, beer and, games at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall and a subsequent Sounders viewing party at Buckley's Queen Anne.
Seattle Works Day, Sat, June 7, noon–7 pm, various volunteer project locations, $30.
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