PubliCalendar: First Thursday and First $15 Minimum Wage Victory Party
Today's picks for civic nerds
Vist Museums For Free, Thu, June 5, Museum hours and locations vary, free.
Let's Ride! Friday Forum on the Bicycle Master Plan
Seattle Bike Advisory Board member Jessica Szelag and Mayor Murray's transit and transportation advisor Andrew Glass-Hastings headline a panel about future of the city's bike-related plans.
Among other topics—such as how cycle tracks can be a boon to local businesses and how bike sharing can work smoothly— the panel will discuss the planning, implementation, and potential benefits of the recently updated Bicyle Master Plan, which calls for nearly 50 new miles of protected bike lanes and a network of bicycle facilities that will be no more than a quarter mile from every citizen.
Let's Ride! Friday Forum on the Bicycle Master Plan, Fri, June 6, Noon–1 pm, Chinook Building room 121, 401 Fifth Avenue, free.
Seattle Works Day
This well-organized day of volunteering offers Seattleites an opportunity to band together to get some work done for over 50 nonprofits, schools, and parks around the city.
Teams of volunteers have been put together by captains to complete tasks for different organizations, including the Northwest Film Forum, Eastside Audubon, and Orca Elementary School. Don't have a team yet? Help out on this year's public project, working with King Conservation District to clean up Taylor Creek in West Seattle.
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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