Today’s picks for civic nerds.

Biocarbon Solutions

Human-generated greenhouse-gas emissions got you down? No need to fear, director of WSU's Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, along with UW professor Nancy Rottle, come to the rescue by sharing how the use of biocarbon (biological carbon storage) reduces climate disruption caused by us humans and our SUVs.

Sustainable Path: Enlisting Nature to Stem Climate Change, Wed Feb 27, 5:30–8:30, Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave, $5–$15. 

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Seattle Symphony Goes Back to School  

This isn't your average high school band concert. As part of the Seattle Symphony's commitment to dole out free concerts in West Seattle to experience the impact of live music, Chief Sealth High School will host the symphony.

Seattle Symphony Free Concert, Tue Feb 26, 7:30–9:30, 2600 Southwest Thistle St, Seattle, free.

And for Today:

Gluten-Free Guidance 

Join in on the gluten-free mania on a 90-minute tour through PCC as Nick Rose, M.S. and Leika Suzumura, R.D. teach you how to shop. Come for the information, leave with a $10 PCC coupon. Preregister at 206-545-7112 or

PCC Cooks: Gluten-free Walk, Talk & Taste, Mon Feb 25, West Seattle PCC, 2749 California Ave SW, free. 

Bocce, for the Children

The newly opened Von Trapp's will host STEP Ahead's first pub fundraising event. The not-for-profit is dedicated to supplying low-income high school students attending Seattle Public Schools with tools to ease the college admissions process. Grab a pint, support a cause, play a little bocce ball.

STEP Ahead First Annual Pub Event, Wed Feb 25, Von Trapp's, 912 12th Ave, Seattle, $10 suggested donation. 

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