Protest Gov. Walker
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is coming to Seattle to speak at a fundraiser for the American Legislative Exchange Council (a conservative national think tank that promotes a right-wing agenda in state legislatures across the nation). Join labor union activists to protest his arrival, for passing legislation in 2011 limiting collective bargaining rights for state employees.
Protest Gov. Walker in Seattle, Thurs, September 5, 5-7pm, Seattle Sheraton Hotel, 1400 6th Ave.
Help Pioneer Square with its community-driven alley designs, a project aiming to add activity and character to the city's historic downtown alleyways. Refreshments, music, and art will be provided.
Alley Inspirations, Thurs, September 5, 5-7pm, Nord Alley, Pioneer Square, free.
Summer Concerts Continue
Take advantage of the final month of free outdoor summer concerts every Wednesday and Friday. This Wednesday will feature alternative, country, and punk music by Baskery, a trio of Swedish sisters.
Out To Lunch Concert Series, Wed, September 4, noon-1:30pm, Waterfront Park, Seattle, free.
Gardening On Your Balcony
Local sustainability organization Seattle Tilth is holding a free how-to class on growing an herb garden from your windowsill or balcony. Register here.
Herb Gardening In Containers, Tues, September 3, 5:30-7pm, Victor Steinbrueck Park, Seattle, free.
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