Run from the cops in Friday's 5K. Photo via Shutterstock.

For Friday

Run from the Cops

You and your partner in crime can run from the cops Friday night—for a good cause this time. Complete this 5K, Special Olympics benefit, within 30 minutes or risk being “ticketed” by the police.

Run from the Cops 5K, Fri, September 13, 10pm, Mukilteo Police Department, 10500 47th Place West, Mukilteo, $40-$50.

Boogie Down at Neumos

Raid your 80s-era closet to dress up for Neumos’ 80s dance party featuring retro cover bands Nite Wave and Rewind. The party—prizes for best costumes—benefits Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest's  “Someone You Know,” program which funds health care for low-income women and men.

We Can Dance If We Want To!, Fri, September 13, 9pm, Neumos, Capitol Hill, $20 adv.

For Thursday

Dancing with Architecture

Watch modern dance marry architecture at a screening of the 20-minute film “Dancing About Architecture,” which takes viewers on a tour of Seattle Central Library’s cool design as explained with feet, legs, and hips.

A Q&A session with the dancers and choreographer follows the film screening.

Film Screening: "Dancing About Architecture," Thurs, September 12, 7-8pm, Seattle Central Library (Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium), free.

The Future of Food

Distinguished environmental activist Vandana Shiva—who has authored over 300 papers and received impressive awards, including the Global 500 Award of the United Nations Environment Programme—brings her thoughts on the future of food to YES! Magazine’s third annual celebration fundraiser.

Standby tickets for the currently sold-out presentation will be available at the door.

Vandana Shiva: The Future of Food, Thurs, September 12, 7:30-9:30pm, Town Hall Seattle, $20.

For Wednesday

Meet Tim Burgess

Have a chat with City Councilmember Tim Burgess at tonight's Ballard District Council meeting. Other items on the agenda include a Nyer Urness House for the homeless update and a discussion about unreinforced masonry structures.

Ballard District Council meeting, Wed, September 11, 7-8:30pm, Ballard Branch Library, free.

Park Restoration

Put your gardening gloves on with EarthCorps and Green Seattle Partnership, and get ready for some restoration work at the 81.1-acre Westcrest Park. Gloves, tools, and snacks will be provided.

Westcrest Park Restoration, Wed, September 11, 10am-2pm, Westcrest Park, free.

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