Candle making with Sustainable NE Seattle: It's like Amnesty International for the planet. Sorta. Photo via flickr/Annie Mole

Today's picks for political and civic nerds. 

For Thursday: 

Craft with Green Seattleites

Celebrate 2012 and eco-collaborate with your neighbors at Sustainable Northeast Seattle's final meeting of 2012. Bring an entrée or salad to share, and enjoy candle making, crafting, and conservation chatter.

Sustainable NE Seattle's Monthly Meeting, Thu Dec 20, 6–9pm, Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave NE, free.

For Wednesday: 

For Those Who Crave Apocalypse 

If the Mayans were right, this will be our last film festival, so we might as well make the most of it. SIFF offers up a slew of apocalyptic visions committed to celluloid. Tonight, enjoy Children of Men, in which Clive Owen battles an infertility epidemic that leaves humanity on the brink of collapse.

The End of the World As We Know It: Apocalypse Film Festival, Wed Dec 19, 9pm, SIFF Cinema at the Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave N, $9-$10.

And for Today:

LGBTQ For Penal Peace

Promote peace and understanding as you help the Seattle Police Department make sense of you and your non-heteronormativity. Located in the first floor meeting room.

LGBTQ Police Advisory Council Meeting, Tue Dec 18, 6pm, Admission and Alumni Bldg., Seattle University, 824 12th Ave, free.

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