For Today

Central Area Neighborhood Greenway Drop-In Session

Since 23rd Avenue is a heavily used route in the Central District, it is not always the safest or most comfortable street for pedestrians and cyclists. The Central Area Neighborhood Greenway plan that is being implemented for the area is still deciding between the 24th and 25th Avenue routes. The preferred options for phase two of the project will be presented in this meeting. PubliCola's Josh Feit breaks down the greenway project—sans bike lane. 

Central Area Neighborhood Greenway Drop-In Session, Tue, Aug 26, 4:30–6:30pm, Garfield Community Center, 2323 E Cherry St, free

For Wednesday

21 Acres: Pick and Prepare

Each class in the Pick and Prepare course on farm-to-table dining begins with a lesson and ends with food preparation. The first class in certified organic farm 21 Acres' three-week course defines sustainable farming techniques and adds a roasted summer salad into your dinner-making repertoire.

Classes two and three take place September 3 & 10; expect discussions of factory farming and menus with seasonal soup and preserves.

21 Acres: Pick and Prepare, Wed, Aug 27, 6:30–8:30pm, 21 Acres, 13701 NE 171st St, Woodinville, $50–$60

For Thursday

Yesler Neighborhood Park Public Meeting

Landscape architects will present plans for the 1.7 acre neighborhood park at Broadway and Yesler. The architects drafted these plans based on the comments and suggestions given in the first meeting regarding the park, back in April of this year.
The Yesler Terrace park will provide walkways, open lawns, and gathering spaces. Construction begins early next year, and the park should be complete by fall.
Yesler Neighborhood Park Public Meeting, Thu, Aug 28, 6:30–8pm, Yesler Community Center, 917 E Yesler Way, free

Advance Notice for September 6


Curators of the independently organized, Seattle-based TEDxRainier event are hosting an intimate salon in September. Several past TED talk videos will be featured, followed by an open discussion with the audience regarding how individuals and communities influence culture.

Speakers include Pramila Jayapal, Washington state senate candidate, Phil Klein, business consultant for Microsoft and lead curator for TEDxRainier, Elizabeth Coppinger, cocurator of TEDxRainier, and more.

TEDxRainierSalon, Sat, Sept 6, 7:30–8:45pm, Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave, $5

Want to see your nerdy event featured on the PubliCalendar?
Send the details to Kristen Farnam at [email protected]
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