Today's picks for political and civic nerds.
The City Council's Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability Committee holds a second public hearing about the city's proposal to upzone land in South Lake Union Urban. Come to learn and voice your concerns (or praise), or just watch the fireworks.
Wed Nov 14, 5:30pm, Council Chambers, City Hall, 600 4th Ave.
An annual bash since 1993, this evening is part silent auction and part panel discussion on the election results—with a focus on their implications for the 2013 Legislative Session.
Wed Nov 14, 5–8pm, Hale's Brewery and Pub, 4301 Leary Way NW, Free.
Join Harborview nurses and health care workers for a picket demanding that the Harborview medical center provide adequate pahealth care staffing for its patients; currently, SEIU 775 says, the hospital requires health care workers to do double duty so coworkers can take needed breaks.
Wed Nov 14, 4–6pm, Harborview Hall and Emergency Entrance, 9th Ave N & Jefferson St.
A day-long green energy extravaganza featuring presentations on everything from electric cars to aviation biofuel. Speakers include Governor Chris Gregoire, Darrin Morgan of Boeing, and Dr. Jud Virden of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Wed Nov 14, 7am–6:30pm, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, 800 Convention Pl, $75-$195.
The Seattle Chamber of Commerce is set to announce a major music initiative in partnership with City of Music. Come by for the great reveal.
Wed Nov 14, 5:30–7:30pm, The Triple Door, 216 Union St, free (pre-registration required).
And For Today:
Tue Nov 13, 6–9pm, HUB Seattle, 220 2nd Ave S, $15.
Go to the Bike Master Plan meeting to learn about what the Seattle Department of Transportation is doing to make city biking more accessible.
Tue Nov 13, 5:30–7:30pm, Gould Hall, University of Washington, 4060 George Washington Ln, free.