Cooking for a Cause
Bring your cooking skills to help Madrona restaurant St. Clouds cook a from-scratch meal to serve more than 200 homeless folks at five shelters. Make sure to pack your cutting board and some raw materials (produce, spices, or pantry staples) to contribute to the meal.
St. Clouds Monthly Homeless Cooking Project, Wed, August 21, 9am-1pm, St. Clouds, 1131 34th Ave, Seattle, free.
Which wild mushrooms are safe to eat? Learn about this and more when author Langdon Cook presents his book, Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager.
Meet the Author: Langdon Cook, Tues, August 20; 6pm: Demonstration at Carnation Farmer's Market (One block east of Highway 203/Tolt Ave on Bird St); 7pm: Presentation at Carnation Library (4804 Tolt Ave, Carnation)
Equal Pay for Women
According to a recent report, the city of Seattle pays men 9.5 percent more, on average, than it pays women; meanwhile, the gender pay gap in the city as a whole is the worst in the nation. Learn more about the gender pay gap and discuss the challenges women face in Seattle at tonight's Equal Pay Forum this evening, facilitated by the Seattle Women’s Commission and the Seattle Office for Civil Rights.
Equal Pay Forum, Mon, August 19, 6-8pm, Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Ave, downtown Seattle,
Bertha Landes Room, free.
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